7 days in South Korea Itinerary

7 days in South Korea Itinerary

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7 days in South Korea Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  9 h 15 min
1
Jeju, Jeju Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
2
Seoul
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h
3
Busan
— 1 night
Fly:  9 h 30 min
End: Kuala Lumpur

2
nights
Jeju, Jeju Island

Jeju ©
The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.
On the 6th (Fri), go for a walk through Handam Coastal Trail, then head outdoors with Gwakji Gwamul Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Hyeopjae Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Geumneung Eutteumwon Beach. On the 7th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in nature's colorful creations at Kim Kyung-Sook Sunflower Farm, then kick back and relax at Hamdeok Beach, then explore the fascinating underground world of Manjanggul Cave, and finally get outside with Gimnyeong Seonsegi Beach.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Jeju trip maker app.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Jeju is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time to Korea Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Hamdeok Beach ©
Hamdeok Beach
Gwakji Gwamul Beach ©
Gwakji Gwamul Beach
Hyeopjae Beach ©
Hyeopjae Beach

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, admire the landmark architecture of Deoksugung, stop by Dongdaemun Market, and wander the streets of Bukchon Hanok Village.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Seoul trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Jeju to Seoul takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in November, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Busan.

Things to do in Seoul

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Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
Namsan Park ©
Namsan Park
N Seoul Tower ©
N Seoul Tower

1
night
Busan

Busan ©
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
On the 11th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Gwangalli Beach and then head outdoors with Haeundae Beach.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Busan trip maker tool.

Fly from Seoul to Busan in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Seoul in November, plan for somewhat warmer days in Busan, with highs around 18°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Busan

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Haeundae Beach ©
Haeundae Beach
Gwangalli Beach ©
Gwangalli Beach

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