9 days in South Korea Itinerary

9 days in South Korea Itinerary

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9 days in South Korea Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
Jeju, Jeju Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Changnyeong-gun
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Busan
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
4
Seoul
— 3 nights
train + Fly:  10​h
End: Singapore

2
nights
Jeju, Jeju Island

Jeju ©
The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.
Visiting Geomunoreum and Halla Mountain will get you outdoors. Relax by the water at Hamdeok Beach and Gwakji Gwamul Beach. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Sangumburi Crater, explore the fascinating underground world of Hallim Park, and take in nature's colorful creations at Kim Kyung-Sook Sunflower Farm.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Jeju holiday site .

Singapore, Singapore to Jeju is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry. The time zone changes from Singapore Time to Korea Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Changnyeong-gun.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Geomunoreum ©
Geomunoreum
Halla Mountain
Halla Mountain
Hamdeok Beach ©
Hamdeok Beach

1
night
Changnyeong-gun

Changnyeong-gun ©
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): trek along Hwawangsan Mountain and then identify plant and animal life at Upo Wetland.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Changnyeong-gun online vacation planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Jeju to Changnyeong-gun. May in Changnyeong-gun sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Busan.

Things to do in Changnyeong-gun

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Upo Wetland ©
Upo Wetland
Hwawangsan Mountain ©
Hwawangsan Mountain

1
night
Busan

Busan ©
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Gwangalli Beach, then kick back and relax at Songjeong Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Haeundae Beach.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Busan trip maker tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Changnyeong-gun to Busan. When traveling from Changnyeong-gun in May, plan for slightly colder days in Busan, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Busan

Outdoors Beaches 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.
Myeongdong Shopping Street and Cheonggyecheon Stream are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Appreciate the collections at Gyeongbokgung Palace and National Museum of Korea. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Changdeokgung Palace, wander the streets of Bukchon Hanok Village, don't miss a visit to Insadong, and take some stellar pictures from N Seoul Tower.

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Traveling by train from Busan to Seoul takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. May in Seoul sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 16°C at night. On the 26th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can 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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