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
— 5 nights
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Seogwipo, Jeju Island
— 5 nights
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Gyeongju
— 6 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: explore the galleries of Gyeongbokgung Palace, take in nature's colorful creations at Namsan Park, take some stellar pictures from N Seoul Tower, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Cheonggyecheon Stream.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Seoul trip planner.

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

Things to do in Seoul

Parks · Neighborhoods · Nature · Theme Parks
Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 8:
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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. Venture out of the city with trips to Yuseong Hot Springs Public Foot Bath (in Daejeon), Boeun-gun (Songnisan National Park & Beopjusa Temple) and Mungyeongsaejae Provincial Park (in Mungyeong). Spend the 12th (Wed) exploring nature at Gyeryongsan National Park. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Cheongnamdae, explore the engaging exhibits at Cheongju National Museum, examine the collection at Buyeo National Museum, and take in the pleasant sights at Sangdangsanseong Fortress.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Cheongju tour planning site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Seoul to Cheongju. Traveling from Seoul in October, expect slightly colder with lows of 9°C in Cheongju. 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

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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.
Explore Pyeongchang-gun's surroundings by going to Buseoksa Temple (in Yeongju), Danyang-gun (Guinsa Temple & Gosu Cave) and Hwanseongul Cave (in Samcheok). There's still lots to do: admire the verdant scenery at Mureung Valley, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sangwonsa, and steep yourself in history at Jangneung.

Plan my day in Pyeongchang-gun using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Cheongju to Pyeongchang-gun. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Cheongju in October: highs in Pyeongchang-gun hover around 19°C, while lows dip to 15°C. 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Gangneung (Gyeongpo Beach & Tongil Park (Unification Park)) and Yangyang-gun (Naksansa Temple & Osaek Jujeongol Valley). There's still lots to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Seoraksan National Park, hike along Ulsanbawi Rock, steep yourself in history at Gwongeumseong Fortress, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Cheoksan Foot Spa Park.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Sokcho trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Pyeongchang-gun to Sokcho in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in October, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Paju.

Things to do in Sokcho

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Trails

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).
Get out of town with these interesting Paju side-trips: Hoam Art Museum (in Yongin), Hwaseong Fortress (in Suwon) and Incheon (Songdo Central Park & Muuido Island). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at DMZ Haemaru Village, admire the natural beauty at The Garden of Morning Calm, head off the coast to Nami Island, and revel in the low prices at Hyundai Premium Outlet Gimpo.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Paju trip planner.

You can drive from Sokcho to Paju in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway. October in Paju sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to go by car 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. Venture out of the city with trips to Nagan Eupseong Folk Village (in Suncheon), Boseong Green Tea Field Daehan Dawon (in Boseong-gun) and Naejangsan National Park (in Sunchang-gun). Spend the 30th (Sun) exploring nature at Mudeungsan National Park. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Hwaeomsa Temple, head outdoors with Soswaewon, appreciate the extensive heritage of Gwanghallu Pavilion, and contemplate the long history of May 18th National Cemetery.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Gwangju trip builder tool.

You can drive from Paju to Gwangju in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and train; or fly. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Paju in October since evenings lows in Gwangju dip to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Seogwipo.

Things to do in Gwangju

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 29 — Nov 3:
Highlights from your plan
Mudeungsan National Park ©
Mudeungsan National Park
Gwanghallu Pavilion ©
Gwanghallu Pavilion
Boseong Green Tea Field Daehan Dawon ©
Boseong Green Tea Field Daehan Dawon

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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, head off the coast to Gapado Island, go for a walk through Daepo Haean Jusangjeolli Cliff, and take in the awesome beauty at Songaksan Mountain.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Seogwipo online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Gwangju to Seogwipo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can 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 8th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Gyeongju.

Things to do in Seogwipo

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches
Find places to stay Nov 3 — 8:
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.
Explore Gyeongju's surroundings by going to Daegu (Seomun Market & Donghwasa), Juwangsan National Park (in Cheongsong-gun) and Ulsan (Ganwoljae Plateau, Ganjeolgot, &more). Spend the 11th (Fri) exploring nature at Gyeongju National Park. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Bulguksa Temple, examine the collection at Gyeongju National Museum, contemplate the long history of Royal Tomb of Queen Seondeok, and explore the activities along Anapji Pond.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Gyeongju trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

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 up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Changnyeong-gun.

Things to do in Gyeongju

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 8 — 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.
On the 15th (Tue), explore the ancient world of Changnyeong Shilla Jinheungwang Cheokgyeongbi, then get engrossed in the history at Changnyeong Museum, and then identify plant and animal life at Upo Wetland.

To plan Changnyeong-gun vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Explore your travel options from Gyeongju to Changnyeong-gun with the Route module. When traveling from Gyeongju in November, plan for a bit warmer days in Changnyeong-gun, with highs around 17°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Busan.

Things to do in Changnyeong-gun

Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums
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, don't miss a visit to Seokbulsa Temple, get outside with Gwangalli Beach, and examine the collection at Busan Museum.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Busan trip planning site.

Explore your travel options from Changnyeong-gun to Busan with the Route module. In November, daytime highs in Busan are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 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 · Outdoors · Beaches · 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.
When in Jeju, make a side trip to see Halla Mountain in Seogwipo, approximately Seogwipo away. There's still lots to do: Head underground at Manjanggul Cave, stroll around Handam Park, admire the natural beauty at Hallim Park, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Gwaneumsa Temple.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Jeju trip maker.

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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can 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