8 days in South Korea Itinerary

8 days in South Korea Itinerary

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8 days in South Korea Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  22​h
1
Jeju, Jeju Island
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
2
Busan
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
3
Seoul
— 3 nights
Fly + train:  18​h
End: Newark

1
night
Jeju, Jeju Island

Jeju ©
The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Roe Deer Observation Center, then Head underground at Manjanggul Cave, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Geomunoreum. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Hamdeok Beach, then identify plant and animal life at Sangumburi Crater, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Kim Kyung-Sook Sunflower Farm.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Jeju trip itinerary maker app .

Newark, USA to Jeju is an approximately 22-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Newark to Jeju is 14 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Busan.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Geomunoreum ©
Geomunoreum
Hamdeok Beach ©
Hamdeok Beach
Manjanggul Cave ©
Manjanggul Cave

1
night
Busan

Busan ©
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
On the 17th (Wed), tour the pleasant surroundings at Haeundae Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Songjeong Beach, and then kick back and relax at Gwangalli Beach.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Busan driving holiday planning website .

You can fly from Jeju to Busan in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 66°F in April, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Busan

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Haeundae Beach ©
Haeundae Beach
Gwangalli Beach ©
Gwangalli Beach
Songjeong Beach ©
Songjeong 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.
Gyeongbokgung Palace and Deoksugung will appeal to museum buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Myeongdong Shopping Street and Changdeokgung Palace. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Cheonggyecheon Stream, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Korea, take in nature's colorful creations at Namsan Park, and wander the streets of Bukchon Hanok Village.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Seoul online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by train from Busan to Seoul takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. April in Seoul sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 46°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Seoul

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Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
Insadong ©
Insadong
Myeongdong Shopping Street ©
Myeongdong Shopping Street

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