5 days in Busan & Gyeongju Itinerary

5 days in Busan & Gyeongju Itinerary

Created using Inspirock South Korea sightseeing planner

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Busan
— 2 nights
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Gyeongju
— 2 nights
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Busan

— 2 nights
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Busan Gamcheon Culture Village, Oryukdo Island, Gwangbokdong Food Street, and other attractions you added. The adventure continues: walk around Yongdusan Park, hunt for treasures at Jagalchi Market, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Haedong Yonggungsa, and get great views at Taejongdae.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Busan driving holiday site.

Seoul to Busan is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Seoul in December: high temperatures in Busan hover around 10°C and lows are around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Gyeongju.

Things to do in Busan

Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites · Nature
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Gyeongju

— 2 nights

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.
You've now added Gyeongju Gyochon Traditional Village to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): make a trip to Gyeongju Gyochon Traditional Village and then contemplate the waterfront views at Donggung Palace and Wolji Pond. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Bulguksa Temple and then contemplate the long history of Seokguram.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Gyeongju trip planner.

Getting from Busan to Gyeongju by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. While traveling from Busan, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Gyeongju, ranging from highs of 3°C to lows of 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Gyeongju

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
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