16 days in South Korea Itinerary

16 days in South Korea Itinerary

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Jeju, Jeju Island
— 2 nights
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Busan
— 3 nights
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Gyeongju
— 1 night
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Sokcho
— 1 night
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Chuncheon
— 1 night
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Seoul
— 5 nights

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Jeju, Jeju Island

Jeju

Island of the Gods

The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Jeju: Seogwipo (O’sulloc Tea Museum, Halla Mountain, &more). And it doesn't end there: get outside with Hamdeok Beach, step off the mainland to explore Udo, Head underground at Manjanggul Cave, and take in the awesome beauty at Saebyeol Oreum.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Jeju attractions planning website.

Chennai, India to Jeju is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3.5 hours traveling from Chennai to Jeju. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Busan.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

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National Park
Halla Mountain
4.5
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World heritage site
Seongsan Ilchulbong
4.6
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Specialty Museum
O’sulloc Tea Museum
3.5

3
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Busan

Busan ©
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
Busan is known for shopping, beaches, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Haeundae Beach, shop like a local with Busan Gamcheon Culture Village, stroll around Yongdusan Park, and get great views at Taejongdae.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Busan online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Jeju to Busan takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and train. February in Busan sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 0°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can go by car to Gyeongju.

Things to do in Busan

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Shopping
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Religious Site
Haedong Yonggung Temple
4.1

1
night
Gyeongju

Gyeongju ©

Museum Without Walls

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 8th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Bulguksa Temple, examine the collection at Gyeongju National Museum, and then explore the activities along Anapji Pond.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Gyeongju trip itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Busan to Gyeongju in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Busan in February, plan for slightly colder days in Gyeongju, with highs around 5°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Sokcho.

Things to do in Gyeongju

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums
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World heritage site
Bulguksa Temple
4.5
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Specialty Museum
Gyeongju National Museum
4.5
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Water Body
Anapji Pond
4.1

1
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Sokcho

Sokcho ©
Tourism in Sokcho mostly revolves around the local national park, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Seoraksan National Park.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Sokcho trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Gyeongju to Sokcho takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can go by car to Chuncheon.

Things to do in Sokcho

Parks · Nature
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National Park
Seoraksan National Park
4.8

1
night
Chuncheon

Chuncheon ©
The capital of the country's northernmost province, the city of Chuncheon acts a gateway to the wilder sights of the rural region.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): find something for the whole family at Gangchon Rail Park and then step off the mainland to explore Nami Island.

For photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Chuncheon road trip planning site.

Getting from Sokcho to Chuncheon by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Seoul.

Things to do in Chuncheon

Theme Parks · Parks · Nature
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Theme Park
Gangchon Rail Park
4.3
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Island
Nami Island
4.3

5
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.
Spend the 14th (Thu) exploring nature at Bukhansan National Park. And it doesn't end there: explore the galleries of Gyeongbokgung Palace, explore the activities along Cheonggyecheon Stream, take a stroll through Bukchon Hanok Village, and make a trip to Insadong.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Seoul vacation planner.

You can drive from Chuncheon to Seoul in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a subway. In February in Seoul, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and -4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Seoul

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Neighborhood
Insadong
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Must see
N Seoul Tower
4.2

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