14 days in South Korea Itinerary

14 days in South Korea Itinerary

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14 days in South Korea Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  9 h 15 min
1
Jeju, Jeju Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h
2
Seoul
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Sokcho
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
4
Gyeongju
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Busan
— 3 nights
Fly:  9 h 30 min
End: Kuala Lumpur

3
nights
Jeju, Jeju Island

Jeju ©
The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.
Explore Jeju's surroundings by going to Seogwipo (Gwangchigi Beach & Seongsan Ilchulbong). There's much more to do: Head underground at Manjanggul Cave, walk around Sarabong Park, kick back and relax at Gwakji Gwamul Beach, and take in nature's colorful creations at Hallim Park.

Make your Jeju itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Jeju is an approximately 9.5- hour flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Jeju due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Seogwipo
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Seongsan Ilchulbong ©
Seongsan Ilchulbong
Manjanggul Cave ©
Manjanggul Cave
Hallim Park ©
Hallim Park

3
nights
Seoul

Seoul ©
One of east Asia's major cultural and financial centers, Seoul boasts five World Heritage Sites and a huge selection of museums, temples, shrines, palaces, parks, gardens, and glass-and-steel skyscrapers.
Seoul is known for shopping, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Gyeongbokgung Palace, shop like a local with Myeongdong Shopping Street, wander the streets of Bukchon Hanok Village, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Waryongmyo Shrine.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Seoul online holiday planner.

Fly from Jeju to Seoul in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. April in Seoul sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Sokcho.

Things to do in Seoul

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Parks
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Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
N Seoul Tower ©
N Seoul Tower
Changdeokgung Palace ©
Changdeokgung Palace

2
nights
Sokcho

Sokcho ©
Tourism in Sokcho mostly revolves around the local national park, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.
On the 18th (Sun), get outside with Biryong Falls, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Seoraksan National Park, and then take in the natural beauty of Cheoksan Foot Spa Park. Here are some ideas for day two: make a splash at Seorak Waterpia, head outdoors with Osaek Jujeongol Valley, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Naksansa Temple.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Sokcho day trip planner.

You can drive from Seoul to Sokcho in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to drive to Gyeongju.

Things to do in Sokcho

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Yangyang-gun
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Seoraksan National Park ©
Seoraksan National Park
Osaek Jujeongol Valley ©
Osaek Jujeongol Valley
Naksansa Temple ©
Naksansa Temple

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nights
Gyeongju

Gyeongju ©
One of the most popular tourist destinations in the Republic of Korea, Gyeongju combines a rich cultural heritage with mountain and coastal scenery.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): pause for some photo ops at Seokguram, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bulguksa Temple, and then admire the masterpieces at Silla Arts And Science Museum. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Gyeongju National Museum, explore the activities along Anapji Pond, and then steep yourself in history at Cheonmachong Tomb.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Gyeongju trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Sokcho to Gyeongju takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. April in Gyeongju sees daily highs of 14°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Busan.

Things to do in Gyeongju

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums
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Bulguksa Temple ©
Bulguksa Temple
Anapji Pond ©
Anapji Pond
Seokguram ©
Seokguram

3
nights
Busan

Busan ©
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
Busan is known for beaches, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Haeundae Beach, walk around Yongdusan Park, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Bongnaesan, and don't miss a visit to Haeundae Cinema Street.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Busan trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Gyeongju to Busan by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Gyeongju, expect a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Busan, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Busan

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Haeundae Beach ©
Haeundae Beach
Haedong Yonggung Temple ©
Haedong Yonggung Temple
Yongdusan Park ©
Yongdusan Park

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