25 days in Seoul, Busan & Jeju Itinerary

25 days in Seoul, Busan & Jeju Itinerary

Created using Inspirock South Korea Trip Planner

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Seoul
— 19 nights
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Busan
— 3 nights
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Jeju
— 2 nights
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Seoul

— 19 nights
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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Gyeongdong Market, Starfield COEX Mall, Banpodaegyo Bridge, and other attractions you added. Gyeongbokgung Palace and DMZ Haemaru Village will appeal to history buffs. Shop till you drop at Myeongdong Shopping Street and Lotte Department Store Main. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Seoul: Gwacheon (Seoul Grand Park & Seoul Land), Yongin (Everland & Korean Folk Village) and Hwaseong Fortress (in Suwon). There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Changgyeonggung Palace, take a stroll through Insadong, stroll around Yeouido Hangang Park, and appreciate the history behind Gwanghwamun Gate.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Seoul tour planner.

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major aiports are Gimpo International Airport, Incheon International Airport and Osan Air Base. In April, daytime highs in Seoul are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Busan.

Things to do in Seoul

Parks · Theme Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Busan

— 3 nights
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Yeojwacheon Stream and Busan Gamcheon Culture Village. For shopping fun, head to Jagalchi Market or Gwangbokro Culture and Fashion street. Next up on the itinerary: get outside with Gwangalli Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Haeundae Beach, contemplate the long history of Geumjung Mt. fortress, and hunt for treasures at Gijang Market.

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You can fly from Seoul to Busan in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in May, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Jeju.

Things to do in Busan

Shopping · Parks · Beaches · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Jeju

— 2 nights

Island of the Gods

The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Jeju Taxi Tour KJ as well as Eco Land Theme Park. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Hamdeok Beach and Haenyeo Museum. Jeju Folklore & Natural Museum and Jeju Folk Village will appeal to museum buffs. Step out of Jeju with an excursion to Halla Mountain in Seogwipo--about 44 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: witness the site of a historic battle at Seongeup Folk Village, browse the eclectic array of goods at Dongmun Market, explore the fascinating underground world of Manjanggul Cave, and make a trip to Mysterious Road (Dokkaebi Road).

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Jeju road trip 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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks · Museums · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip