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
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Seoul
— 4 nights
train + Fly:  10​h
End: Singapore

3
nights
Jeju, Jeju Island

Jeju ©
The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.
Get outdoors at Geomunoreum and Jeongbang Waterfall. Explore hidden gems such as Hyeopjae Beach and Hamdeok Beach. Step out of Jeju with an excursion to Daepo Haean Jusangjeolli Cliff in Seogwipo--about 1h 10 min away. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Hallim Park, identify plant and animal life at Roe Deer Observation Center, take a peaceful walk through Halla Mountain, and admire the natural beauty at Kim Kyung-Sook Sunflower Farm.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Jeju road trip 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 difference moving from Singapore Time (SGT) to Korea Standard Time (KST) is 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Seogwipo
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Geomunoreum ©
Geomunoreum
Hyeopjae Beach ©
Hyeopjae Beach
Hamdeok Beach ©
Hamdeok Beach

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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.
Family-friendly places like National Museum of Korea and Namsan Park will thrill your kids. Let the collections at Gyeongbokgung Palace and The War Memorial of Korea capture your imagination. The adventure continues: get a taste of the local shopping with Myeongdong Shopping Street, make a trip to Insadong, take some stellar pictures from N Seoul Tower, and contemplate the long history of Namsangol Hanok Village.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Seoul visit planner .

Fly from Jeju to Seoul in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and train. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in December, and nighttime lows around -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Seoul

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums
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Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
Insadong ©
Insadong
Myeongdong Shopping Street ©
Myeongdong Shopping Street

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