18 days in South Korea Itinerary

18 days in South Korea Itinerary

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18 days in South Korea Itinerary

Start: Riyadh
Fly + train:  17​h
1
Seoul
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Hongcheon-gun
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
3
Busan
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
4
Jeju, Jeju Island
— 5 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Riyadh

6
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Lotte World, Godabang, Bukhansan National Park, and other attractions.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Seoul route maker tool .

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Seoul is an approximately 17-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Riyadh to Seoul. Traveling from Riyadh in August, you will find days in Seoul are much colder (35°C), and nights are slightly colder (27°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel to Hongcheon-gun.

Things to do in Seoul

Parks Theme Parks Shopping
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N Seoul Tower ©
N Seoul Tower
Myeongdong Shopping Street ©
Myeongdong Shopping Street
Bukhansan National Park ©
Bukhansan National Park

2
nights
Hongcheon-gun

Hongcheon-gun ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Alpaca World as well as Vivaldi Park Ocean World. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): perfect your strike at Daemyung Vivaldi Park Bowlingjang and then get to know the resident critters at Alpaca World. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get in on the family fun at Vivaldi Park Ocean World.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Hongcheon-gun day trip planning website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Seoul to Hongcheon-gun. In August, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Busan.

Things to do in Hongcheon-gun

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Alpaca World ©
Alpaca World

3
nights
Busan

Busan ©
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Jagalchi Market, Busan Tower, Oryukdo Skywalk, and other attractions.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Busan sightseeing planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Hongcheon-gun to Busan. In August, daytime highs in Busan are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel to Jeju.

Things to do in Busan

Outdoors Parks Neighborhoods
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Gwangalli Beach ©
Gwangalli Beach
Jagalchi Market ©
Jagalchi Market
Gamcheon Culture Village ©
Gamcheon Culture Village

5
nights
Jeju, Jeju Island

Jeju ©
The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Jeju Olle Trail Routes, Jeju Stone Park and Eco Land Theme Park. Take a break from the city and head to Halla Mountain and Manjanggul Cave. Change things up with these side-trips from Jeju: Seogwipo (Seongsan Ilchulbong & Cheonjiyeon Falls). There's lots more to do: step off the mainland to explore Udo, get a taste of life in the country at Sinpung Sincheon Bada Mokjang, go for a walk through Handam Coastal Trail, and don't miss a visit to Yongduam Rock.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Jeju trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Busan to Jeju takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Seogwipo, Jeju Olle Trail Routes
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Jeju Olle Trail Routes ©
Jeju Olle Trail Routes
Seongsan Ilchulbong ©
Seongsan Ilchulbong
Manjanggul Cave ©
Manjanggul Cave

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