10 days in South Korea Itinerary

10 days in South Korea Itinerary

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10 days in South Korea Itinerary

Bristol
Fly:  27​h
Jeju, Jeju Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
Busan
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
Seoul
— 2 nights
Fly:  28​h
Bristol

3
days
Jeju, Jeju Island

The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.
Get in touch with nature at Hamdeok Beach and Seongsan Ilchulbong. Get a sense of the local culture at Manjanggul Cave and Udo. There's still lots to do: take a peaceful walk through Hallasan National Park, contemplate the long history of Seongeup Folk Village, browse the eclectic array of goods at Dongmun Market, and explore and take pictures at Jeju Mysterious Road.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Jeju vacation planner.

Bristol, UK to Jeju is an approximately 27-hour flight. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Bristol to Jeju due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Bristol in October, expect Jeju to be somewhat warmer, temps between 24°C and 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Busan.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks Nature Outdoors

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Seongsan Ilchulbong
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Hamdeok Beach
Manjanggul Cave
Seongsan Ilchulbong

2
days
Busan

The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
On the 20th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Busan Museum, wander the streets of Gamcheon Culture Village, then hunt for treasures at Jagalchi Market, and finally ponder the design of Busan Station Plaza. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at UN Memorial Cemetery, then enjoy the sand and surf at Gwangalli Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Haeundae Beach, and finally shop like a local with Shinsegae Department Store - Centum City Branch.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Busan itinerary maker.

Fly from Jeju to Busan in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Jeju in October, with highs in Busan at 13°C and lows at 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Busan

Parks Sightseeing Beaches
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UN Memorial Cemetery
Haeundae Beach
Gwangalli Beach

3
days
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Gyeongbokgung Palace and War Memorial of Korea. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Cheonggyecheon Stream and Changdeokgung Palace. The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Insadong, take a stroll through Bukchon, make a trip to N Seoul Tower, and shop like a local with Myeongdong Shopping Street.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Seoul vacation builder.

Traveling by flight from Busan to Seoul takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. While traveling from Busan, expect a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Seoul, ranging from highs of 23°C to lows of 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seoul

Sightseeing Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Gyeongbokgung Palace
Changdeokgung Palace
Myeongdong Shopping Street

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