27 days in South Korea Itinerary

27 days in South Korea Itinerary

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Jeju, Jeju Island
— 1 night
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Busan
— 2 nights
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Sokcho
— 2 nights
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Chuncheon
— 2 nights
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Paju
— 2 nights
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Incheon
— 2 nights
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Suwon
— 2 nights
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Yongin
— 2 nights
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Gyeongju
— 2 nights
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Seogwipo, Jeju Island
— 2 nights
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Seoul
— 7 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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): Head underground at Manjanggul Cave, kick back and relax at Hamdeok Beach, and then don't miss a visit to Mysterious Road (Dokkaebi Road).

Plan trip to Jeju with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Chennai, India to Jeju is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Korean Standard Time, which is usually a 3.5 hour difference. On the 22nd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Busan.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature
Find places to stay Nov 20 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Manjanggul Cave ©
Manjanggul Cave
Hamdeok Beach ©
Hamdeok Beach
Jeju National Museum ©
Jeju National Museum

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Busan

Busan ©
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Gwangalli Beach, take some stellar pictures from Taejongdae, then walk around Yongdusan Park, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Jagalchi Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Thu): head outdoors with Haeundae Beach.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Busan online trip builder.

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. In November, daily temperatures in Busan can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Sokcho.

Things to do in Busan

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Shopping
Find places to stay Nov 22 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Haeundae Beach ©
Haeundae Beach
Gwangalli Beach ©
Gwangalli Beach
Taejongdae ©
Taejongdae

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Sokcho

Sokcho ©
Tourism in Sokcho mostly revolves around the local national park, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Seoraksan National Park, steep yourself in history at Gwongeumseong Fortress, and then trek along Ulsanbawi Rock. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sinheungsa Temple, take in panoramic vistas at Sokcho Expo Tower, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Naksansa Temple.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Sokcho day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Busan to Sokcho takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight, train, and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Chuncheon.

Things to do in Sokcho

Historic Sites · Parks · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 24 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Naksansa Temple ©
Naksansa Temple
Seoraksan National Park ©
Seoraksan National Park
Ulsanbawi Rock ©
Ulsanbawi Rock

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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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): get in on the family fun at Gangchon Rail Park, take a stroll through Kim You-jeong House of Literature, and then examine the collection at Chuncheon Art Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step off the mainland to explore Nami Island, wander the streets of Chuncheon Myeongdong Dakgalbi Street, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cheongpyeongsa.

For reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Chuncheon trip builder.

Traveling by car from Sokcho to Chuncheon takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November in Chuncheon, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Paju.

Things to do in Chuncheon

Theme Parks · Neighborhoods · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Nov 26 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Gangchon Rail Park ©
Gangchon Rail Park
Nami Island ©
Nami Island
Cheongpyeongsa ©
Cheongpyeongsa

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Paju

Paju ©
Northwest of the capital, Paju has become known for its cultural attractions, history, and proximity to the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ).
On the 29th (Tue), contemplate the long history of The Third Tunnel and then contemplate the long history of DMZ Haemaru Village. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Dorasan Station, visit Heyri Art Village, and then explore the activities along Ilsan Lake Park.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Paju online holiday builder.

You can drive from Chuncheon to Paju in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and subway; or take a subway. November in Paju sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Incheon.

Things to do in Paju

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 28 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
DMZ Haemaru Village ©
DMZ Haemaru Village
Ilsan Lake Park ©
Ilsan Lake Park
The Third Tunnel ©
The Third Tunnel

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Incheon

Incheon ©
The third-largest city in the country, Incheon combines history and culture in an interesting whole.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): head off the coast to Muuido Island, snap pictures at Incheon Bridge, and then stroll around Songdo Central Park. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Chinatown and then head off the coast to Wolmido.

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Traveling by car from Paju to Incheon takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and train; or take a subway. November in Incheon sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can go by car to Suwon.

Things to do in Incheon

Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Nov 30 — Dec 2:
Highlights from your plan
Muuido Island ©
Muuido Island
Incheon Bridge ©
Incheon Bridge
Wolmido ©
Wolmido

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Suwon

Suwon ©

City of Filial Piety

The city of Suwon lies close to the country's capital, and brings in visitors on day trips, mainly to see its old city walls.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): catch a live event at Suwon World Cup Stadium, then contemplate the long history of Hwaseong Haenggung Palace, then make a trip to Hwaseong Fortress, and finally get curious at Samsung Innovation Museum. Keep things going the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Gwanggyosan Mountain, then contemplate the long history of Paldalmun Gate, then steep yourself in history at Hwahongmun Gate, and finally steep yourself in history at Janganmun Gate.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Suwon travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Incheon to Suwon takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a subway; or do a combination of subway and train. In December in Suwon, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and -5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can drive to Yongin.

Things to do in Suwon

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Dec 2 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Hwaseong Fortress ©
Hwaseong Fortress
Hwaseong Haenggung Palace ©
Hwaseong Haenggung Palace
Samsung Innovation Museum ©
Samsung Innovation Museum

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Yongin

Yongin ©
Located within the capital's urban sprawl, Yongin stands as a city in its own right, but has come to be considered a suburb of Seoul.
On the 5th (Mon), get in on the family fun at Everland. Keep things going the next day: stroll around Yuldong Park and then get in on the family fun at Korean Folk Village.

To see maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Yongin online road trip planner.

Yongin is just a stone's throw from Suwon. December in Yongin sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can go by car to Gyeongju.

Things to do in Yongin

Theme Parks · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 4 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Everland ©
Everland
Korean Folk Village ©
Korean Folk Village
Yuldong Park ©
Yuldong Park

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Cheonmachong Tomb, see the interesting displays at Gyeongju National Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Bulguksa Temple, and finally appreciate the history behind Seokguram. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Cheomseongdae Observatory and then contemplate the waterfront views at Anapji Pond.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Gyeongju travel route builder website.

You can drive from Yongin to Gyeongju in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of subway and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Yongin in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Gyeongju, with lows of 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Seogwipo.

Things to do in Gyeongju

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Dec 6 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Bulguksa Temple ©
Bulguksa Temple
Anapji Pond ©
Anapji Pond
Seokguram ©
Seokguram

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Seogwipo, Jeju Island

Seogwipo ©
Jeju Island's second city, Seogwipo acts as a base for explorations of the island's south.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): snap pictures at Saeyeongyo Bridge, then admire the sheer force of Jeongbang Waterfall, and then take in the awesome beauty at Seongsan Ilchulbong.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Seogwipo using our trip planner.

You can fly from Gyeongju to Seogwipo in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Seogwipo

Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 8 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Seongsan Ilchulbong ©
Seongsan Ilchulbong
Cheonjiyeon Falls ©
Cheonjiyeon Falls
Jeongbang Waterfall ©
Jeongbang Waterfall

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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 (Wed) exploring nature at Bukhansan National Park. Pack the 15th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Lotte World. The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Gyeongbokgung Palace, don't miss a visit to Bukchon Hanok Village, admire the natural beauty at Namsan Park, and enjoy some diversion at Olympic Park.

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

Traveling by flight from Seogwipo to Seoul takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, car, and train. December in Seoul sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seoul

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods · Theme Parks
Find places to stay Dec 10 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
N Seoul Tower ©
N Seoul Tower
Changdeokgung Palace ©
Changdeokgung Palace