17 days in Seoul & Hong Kong Itinerary

17 days in Seoul & Hong Kong Itinerary

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17 days in Seoul & Hong Kong Itinerary

Start: Zurich, Switzerland
Fly + train:  18​h
1
Seoul, South Korea
— 10 nights
train + Fly:  4​h
2
Hong Kong, China
— 5 nights
Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Zurich, Switzerland

10
nights
Seoul, South Korea

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes 63 City, Starfield COEX Mall and Lotte World Tower & Mall. Head to Myeongdong Shopping Street and Namdaemun Marketfor plenty of shopping. Gyeongbokgung Palace and Insadong are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from Seoul with a short trip to Hwaseong Fortress in Suwon, about 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Cheonggyecheon Stream, contemplate the long history of Jongmyo Shrine, admire the masterpieces at Seoul Arts Center, and admire the landmark architecture of Changdeokgung Palace.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Seoul trip itinerary planning site .

Zurich, Switzerland to Seoul is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Korea Standard Time is 8 hours. Traveling from Zurich in September, Seoul is a bit warmer at night with lows of 25°C. You will have some time to spend on the 18th (Wed) before leaving for Hong Kong.

Things to do in Seoul

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Hwaseong Fortress
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Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
Changdeokgung Palace ©
Changdeokgung Palace
Hwaseong Fortress ©
Hwaseong Fortress

5
nights
Hong Kong, China

Hong Kong ©
Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
Sam's Tailor has been added to your itinerary. Get some historical perspective at Tian Tan Buddha (Big Buddha) and Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery (Man Fat Sze). Hong Kong Museum of History and Wong Tai Sin Temple (Sik Sik Yuen Temple) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: take in panoramic vistas at Victoria Peak (The Peak), buy something for everyone on your list at Harbour City, hunt for treasures at Ladies Market, and make a trip to Hong Kong Skyline.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Hong Kong online driving holiday planner .

Do a combination of train and flight from Seoul to Hong Kong in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and ferry; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Seoul to Hong Kong due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Seoul in September: high temperatures in Hong Kong hover around 38°C and lows are around 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
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Victoria Peak (The Peak) ©
Victoria Peak (The Peak)
Hong Kong Museum of History ©
Hong Kong Museum of History
Tian Tan Buddha (Big Buddha) ©
Tian Tan Buddha (Big Buddha)

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