9 days in Seoul & Jeju Island Itinerary

9 days in Seoul & Jeju Island Itinerary

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9 days in Seoul & Jeju Island Itinerary

Start: Abu Dhabi
Fly:  13​h 15​min
1
Seoul
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Jeju
— 5 nights
Fly:  16​h
End: Abu Dhabi

2
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.
Trickeye Museum Seoul and Bongeunsa Temple are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step off the beaten path and head to Mangwon Market and Lotte World Tower & Mall. Go for a jaunt from Seoul to Goyang to see Starfield Goyang about 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Myeong-dong Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Baek In-Je House Museum, stop by Creative Life Store KEY, and pause for some photo ops at Jogyesa Temple.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Seoul trip planner .

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates to Seoul is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Abu Dhabi to Seoul, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Abu Dhabi in March, expect Seoul to be cooler, temps between 13°C and 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Jeju.

Things to do in Seoul

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Starfield Goyang
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Mangwon Market ©
Mangwon Market
Trickeye Museum Seoul ©
Trickeye Museum Seoul
Bongeunsa Temple ©
Bongeunsa Temple

5
nights
Jeju

Jeju ©
The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.
For shopping fun, head to Bonte Museum or The Islander. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Hyeopjae Beach and Gimnyeong Seonsegi Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Jeju: Seogwipo (Yakchunsa Temple, Daepo Haean Jusangjeolli Cliff, & more). There's lots more to do: laugh and play at Hallim Park, make a trip to Gasiri Wind Power Plant, take in the exciting artwork at Arario Museum Tapdong Cinema, and hike along Jeju Olle Trail Routes.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Jeju trip planner .

Getting from Seoul to Jeju by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. On the 6th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Seogwipo, Jeju Olle Trail Routes
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Hyeopjae Beach ©
Hyeopjae Beach
Hamdeok Beach ©
Hamdeok Beach
Alive Museum ©
Alive Museum

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