9 days in Busan & Jeju Island Itinerary

9 days in Busan & Jeju Island Itinerary

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9 days in Busan & Jeju Island Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Busan
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Jeju
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h
End: Kuala Lumpur

4
nights
Busan

Busan ©
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Haedong Yonggung Temple and Beomeosa Temple. Visiting Haeundae Beach and Gwangalli Beach will get you outdoors. There's lots more to do: browse the eclectic array of goods at Jagalchi Market, stop by Haeundae Market, admire the local landmark of Busan Station Plaza, and take a stroll through Gamcheon Culture Village.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Busan trip itinerary builder .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Busan is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Busan due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in December: high temperatures in Busan hover around 10°C and lows are around 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Jeju.

Things to do in Busan

Parks Shopping Beaches
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Haedong Yonggung Temple ©
Haedong Yonggung Temple
Haeundae Beach ©
Haeundae Beach
Gamcheon Culture Village ©
Gamcheon Culture Village

3
nights
Jeju

Jeju
The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Gwaneumsa Temple and Seongeup Folk Village. Get in touch with nature at Sangumburi Crater and Manjanggul Cave. Change things up with a short trip to O'Sulloc Tea Museum in Seogwipo (about 1h 10 min away). The adventure continues: hunt for treasures at Dongmun Market, stroll through Hamdeok Beach, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Halla Mountain, and see the interesting displays at Hallim Park.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Jeju trip itinerary maker tool .

Fly from Busan to Jeju in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

O’sulloc Tea Museum
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Halla Mountain
Halla Mountain
Manjanggul Cave ©
Manjanggul Cave
Hamdeok Beach ©
Hamdeok Beach

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