8 days in South Korea Itinerary

8 days in South Korea Itinerary

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8 days in South Korea Itinerary

Bristol
Fly:  27​h
Jeju, Jeju Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
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 some cultural insight at Hamdeok Beach and Hallim Park. Take a break from the city and head to Manjanggul Cave and Sarabong Park. There's much more to do: take a peaceful walk through Hallasan National Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Gimnyeong Seonsegi Beach, stroll through Hyeopjae Beach, and kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Jeju holiday planner.

Bristol, UK to Jeju is an approximately 27-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Bristol to Jeju. Traveling from Bristol in October, expect Jeju to be a bit warmer, temps between 24°C and 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Seoul.

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Hamdeok Beach
Manjanggul Cave
Hyeopjae 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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cheonggyecheon Stream and Gyeongbokgung Palace. Let the collections at National Museum of Korea and War Memorial of Korea capture your imagination. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Insadong, wander the streets of Bukchon, stroll through Changdeokgung Palace, and shop like a local with Myeongdong Shopping Street.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Seoul trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Jeju to Seoul takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. Traveling from Jeju in October, plan for little chillier nights in Seoul, with lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seoul

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Myeongdong Shopping Street
Gyeongbokgung Palace
Changdeokgung Palace

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