15 days in South Korea Itinerary

15 days in South Korea Itinerary

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15 days in South Korea Itinerary

Start: Orlando, Florida
Fly:  22 h 45 min
1
Jeju, Jeju Island
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
2
Busan
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Gyeongju
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
4
Sokcho
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Seoul
— 3 nights
Train + Fly:  20 h 15 min
End: Orlando, Florida

4
nights
Jeju, Jeju Island

Jeju ©
The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.
Explore Jeju's surroundings by going to Seogwipo (Seongsan Ilchulbong & Gwangchigi Beach). And it doesn't end there: Head underground at Manjanggul Cave, take in nature's colorful creations at Jeju Kimnyoung Maze Park, try out the rides at Hallim Park, and take in the dramatic natural features at Geomunoreum.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Jeju trip planner.

Orlando, USA to Jeju is an approximately 23-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Orlando to Jeju, you'll lose 14 hours due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Busan.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Seogwipo, Jeju Olle Trail Routes
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Seongsan Ilchulbong ©
Seongsan Ilchulbong
Manjanggul Cave ©
Manjanggul Cave
Hallim Park ©
Hallim Park

3
nights
Busan

Busan ©
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
Busan is known for beaches, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Haeundae Beach, observe the fascinating underwater world at SEA LIFE Busan Aquarium, make a trip to Seokbulsa Temple, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Beomeosa Temple.

To see photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Busan attractions planner.

Fly from Jeju to Busan in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. Expect a daytime high around 66°F in April, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can go by car to Gyeongju.

Things to do in Busan

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Haeundae Beach ©
Haeundae Beach
Gwangalli Beach ©
Gwangalli Beach
SEA LIFE Busan Aquarium ©
SEA LIFE Busan Aquarium

1
night
Gyeongju

Gyeongju ©
One of the most popular tourist destinations in the Republic of Korea, Gyeongju combines a rich cultural heritage with mountain and coastal scenery.
On the 14th (Tue), look for all kinds of wild species at Gyeongju Bird Park, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Bulguksa Temple, and then explore the activities along Anapji Pond.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Gyeongju online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Busan to Gyeongju takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Busan in April, you will find days in Gyeongju are slightly colder (54°F), and nights are somewhat warmer (54°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to drive to Sokcho.

Things to do in Gyeongju

Parks Historic Sites Nature
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Anapji Pond ©
Anapji Pond
Bulguksa Temple ©
Bulguksa Temple

2
nights
Sokcho

Sokcho ©
Tourism in Sokcho mostly revolves around the local national park, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): admire the sheer force of Biryong Falls, then explore the striking landscape of Seoraksan National Park, and then take in the natural beauty of Cheoksan Foot Spa Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Thu): make a splash at Seorak Waterpia, then trek along Ulsanbawi Rock, and then head outdoors with Osaek Jujeongol Valley.

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You can drive from Gyeongju to Sokcho in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Seoul.

Things to do in Sokcho

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Osaek Jujeongol Valley
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Seoraksan National Park ©
Seoraksan National Park
Ulsanbawi Rock ©
Ulsanbawi Rock
Biryong Falls ©
Biryong Falls

3
nights
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.
Seoul is known for shopping, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Gyeongbokgung Palace, get to know the fascinating history of Cheonggyecheon Stream, admire the landmark architecture of Deoksugung, and take a stroll through Bukchon Hanok Village.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Seoul trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Sokcho to Seoul takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April in Seoul, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 46°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seoul

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Parks
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Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
Namsan Park ©
Namsan Park
Cheonggyecheon Stream ©
Cheonggyecheon Stream

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