60 days in South Korea Itinerary

60 days in South Korea Itinerary

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Seoul
— 7 nights
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Cheongju
— 6 nights
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Pyeongchang-gun
— 4 nights
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Sokcho
— 5 nights
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Paju
— 6 nights
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Gwangju
— 6 nights
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Seogwipo, Jeju Island
— 5 nights
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Gyeongju
— 5 nights
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Changnyeong-gun
— 1 night
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Busan
— 6 nights
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Jeju, Jeju Island
— 8 nights

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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 4th (Tue) exploring nature at Bukhansan National Park. Pack the 6th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Lotte World. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Gyeongbokgung Palace, admire the natural beauty at Namsan Park, take a stroll through Bukchon Hanok Village, and don't miss a visit to Insadong.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Seoul trip itinerary planning site.

Chennai, India to Seoul is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Korean Standard Time, which is usually a 3.5 hour difference. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Chennai in October: highs in Seoul hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Cheongju.

Things to do in Seoul

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods · Theme Parks
Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 8:
Highlights from your plan
Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
N Seoul Tower ©
N Seoul Tower
Changdeokgung Palace ©
Changdeokgung Palace

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Cheongju

Cheongju ©
Cheongju is the capital and largest city of North Chungcheong Province in South Korea.HistoryCheongju has been an important provincial town since ancient times.During Hideyoshi's Invasions of Korea, Cheongju was the site of the Battle of Chongju, during which the Korean forces re-took the city from the Japanese forces in an important early victory.The government of the province relocated here from Chungju in 1908.The opening of the Chungbuk-line in 1926 sparked regional development. Change things up with these side-trips from Cheongju: Mungyeongsaejae Provincial Park (in Mungyeong), Yuseong Hot Springs Public Foot Bath (in Daejeon) and Boeun-gun (Songnisan National Park & Beopjusa Temple). Spend the 12th (Wed) exploring nature at Gyeryongsan National Park. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Cheongnamdae, take an in-depth tour of Cheongju National Museum, examine the collection at Gongju National Museum, and take in the pleasant sights at Sangdangsanseong Fortress.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Cheongju attractions planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Seoul to Cheongju. Traveling from Seoul in October, plan for slightly colder nights in Cheongju, with lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Pyeongchang-gun.

Things to do in Cheongju

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 8 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Songnisan National Park ©
Songnisan National Park
Beopjusa Temple ©
Beopjusa Temple
Cheongju National Museum ©
Cheongju National Museum

4
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Pyeongchang-gun

Pyeongchang-gun ©
A northern county in the Taebeak Mountain region of South Korea, Pyeongchang offers a plethora of year-round alpine resorts.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Pyeongchang-gun: Buseoksa Temple (in Yeongju), Danyang-gun (Guinsa Temple & Gosu Cave) and Hwanseongul Cave (in Samcheok). The adventure continues: admire the verdant scenery at Mureung Valley, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sangwonsa, and contemplate the long history of Jangneung.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Pyeongchang-gun trip itinerary website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Cheongju to Pyeongchang-gun. When traveling from Cheongju in October, plan for slightly colder days and a bit warmer nights in Pyeongchang-gun: temperatures range from 19°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can drive to Sokcho.

Things to do in Pyeongchang-gun

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 14 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Mureung Valley ©
Mureung Valley
Buseoksa Temple ©
Buseoksa Temple
Gosu Cave ©
Gosu Cave

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Sokcho

Sokcho ©
Tourism in Sokcho mostly revolves around the local national park, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.
Explore Sokcho's surroundings by going to Yangyang-gun (Naksansa Temple & Naksan Beach) and Gangneung (Gyeongpo Beach & Tongil Park (Unification Park)). There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape of Seoraksan National Park, cool off at Seorak Waterpia, visit a coastal fixture at Sokcho Lighthouse Observatory, and get outside with Biryong Falls.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Sokcho online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Pyeongchang-gun to Sokcho takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Sokcho are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Paju.

Things to do in Sokcho

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 18 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Seoraksan National Park ©
Seoraksan National Park
Ulsanbawi Rock ©
Ulsanbawi Rock
Naksansa Temple ©
Naksansa Temple

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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).
Change things up with these side-trips from Paju: Incheon (Songdo Central Park & Muuido Island), Hwaseong Fortress (in Suwon) and Hoam Art Museum (in Yongin). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of DMZ Haemaru Village, expand your understanding of the military at Camp Bonifas, head off the coast to Nami Island, and take in nature's colorful creations at The Garden of Morning Calm.

For maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Paju online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Sokcho to Paju takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway. In October, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Gwangju.

Things to do in Paju

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 23 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Muuido Island ©
Muuido Island
DMZ Haemaru Village ©
DMZ Haemaru Village
Hwaseong Fortress ©
Hwaseong Fortress

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Gwangju

Gwangju ©
Gwangju is the sixth largest city in South Korea. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Gwangju: Naejangsan National Park (in Sunchang-gun), Boseong Green Tea Field Daehan Dawon (in Boseong-gun) and Hongdo Island (in Sinan-gun). Spend the 30th (Sun) exploring nature at Mudeungsan National Park. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Hwaeomsa Temple, steep yourself in history at May 18th National Cemetery, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Byeonsanbando National Park, and get to know the fascinating history of Gwanghallu Pavilion.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Gwangju road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Paju to Gwangju takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and train; or fly. Traveling from Paju in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Gwangju, with lows of 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Seogwipo.

Things to do in Gwangju

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 29 — Nov 4:
Highlights from your plan
Mudeungsan National Park ©
Mudeungsan National Park
Naesosa Temple ©
Naesosa Temple
Gwanghallu Pavilion ©
Gwanghallu Pavilion

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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.
Seogwipo is known for nature, museums, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Seongsan Ilchulbong, examine the collection at O’sulloc Tea Museum, admire the sheer force of Cheonjiyeon Falls, and step off the mainland to explore Gapado Island.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Seogwipo trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Gwangju to Seogwipo by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. On the 9th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Gyeongju.

Things to do in Seogwipo

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors
Find places to stay Nov 4 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Seongsan Ilchulbong ©
Seongsan Ilchulbong
Cheonjiyeon Falls ©
Cheonjiyeon Falls
Jeongbang Waterfall ©
Jeongbang Waterfall

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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Gyeongju side-trips: Ganwoljae Plateau (in Ulsan), Juwangsan National Park (in Cheongsong-gun) and Daegu (Seomun Market & Donghwasa). Spend the 12th (Sat) exploring nature at Gyeongju National Park. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Bulguksa Temple, steep yourself in history at Gyeongju Historic Area, examine the collection at Gyeongju National Museum, and appreciate the history behind Seokguram.

To see photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Gyeongju trip itinerary planning app.

You can fly from Seogwipo to Gyeongju in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car, ferry, and train. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in November, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Changnyeong-gun.

Things to do in Gyeongju

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 9 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Juwangsan National Park ©
Juwangsan National Park
Bulguksa Temple ©
Bulguksa Temple
Anapji Pond ©
Anapji Pond

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Changnyeong-gun

Changnyeong-gun ©
Although many Changnyeong-gun tours revolve around its distinctive cultural legacy that dates back to the early Three Kingdoms period, there are still plenty of things to do for those pursuing great outdoors.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): delve into the distant past at Changnyeong Shilla Jinheungwang Cheokgyeongbi, take an in-depth tour of Changnyeong Museum, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Upo Wetland.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Changnyeong-gun online trip maker.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Gyeongju to Changnyeong-gun. When traveling from Gyeongju in November, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Changnyeong-gun: temperatures range from 17°C by day to 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Busan.

Things to do in Changnyeong-gun

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 14 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Upo Wetland ©
Upo Wetland

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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: enjoy the sand and surf at Haeundae Beach, hunt for treasures at Jagalchi Market, don't miss a visit to Seokbulsa Temple, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Yongdusan Park.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Busan trip maker app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Changnyeong-gun to Busan. In November, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Jeju.

Things to do in Busan

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Shopping
Find places to stay Nov 15 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Haeundae Beach ©
Haeundae Beach
Haedong Yonggung Temple ©
Haedong Yonggung Temple
Gwangalli Beach ©
Gwangalli Beach

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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.
Go for a jaunt from Jeju to Seogwipo to see Halla Mountain about 44 minutes away. The adventure continues: Head underground at Manjanggul Cave, take in nature's colorful creations at Hallim Park, head off the coast to Udo, and see the interesting displays at Jeju National Museum.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Jeju tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Busan to Jeju takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, taxi, and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 21 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Hamdeok Beach ©
Hamdeok Beach
Manjanggul Cave ©
Manjanggul Cave
Hallim Park ©
Hallim Park