11 days in South Korea Itinerary

11 days in South Korea Itinerary

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11 days in South Korea Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
plane:  6​h
1
Jeju
— Few hours
Fly:  1​h 30​min
2
Seoul
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Gapyeong-gun
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Sokcho
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Seoul
— Few hours
Fly:  1​h 30​min
6
Jeju
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h
End: Kuala Lumpur

few
hours
Jeju

Jeju
The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.
Discover how to plan a Jeju trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Jeju is an approximately 9-hour flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Jeju due to the time zone difference. Expect colder weather when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in October: highs in Jeju hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 23°C. You will leave for Seoul on the 5th (Sat).

Things to do in Jeju

Parks Outdoors Museums
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4
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Gyeonghuigung Palace, Namdaemun Market, Namsangol Hanok Village, and other attractions. Get some cultural insight at Insadong and Changdeokgung Palace. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Gyeongbokgung Palace and Dongdaemun Gate (Heunginjimun). There's much more to do: shop like a local with Myeongdong Shopping Street, don't miss a visit to N Seoul Tower, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Cheonggyecheon Stream.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Seoul trip itinerary 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 22°C in October, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to drive to Gapyeong-gun.

Things to do in Seoul

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

1
night
Gapyeong-gun

Gapyeong-gun ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Garden of Morning Calm as well as Gangchon Rail Park. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): take in nature's colorful creations at The Garden of Morning Calm, then step off the mainland to explore Nami Island, and then try out the rides at Petite France. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Thu): get in on the family fun at Gangchon Rail Park.

To see ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Gapyeong-gun trip planner .

Getting from Seoul to Gapyeong-gun by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a subway. Traveling from Seoul in October, plan for slightly colder nights in Gapyeong-gun, with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to drive to Sokcho.

Things to do in Gapyeong-gun

Theme Parks Parks Nature

Side Trip

Chuncheon
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Petite France ©
Petite France
Nami Island ©
Nami Island
The Garden of Morning Calm ©
The Garden of Morning Calm

2
nights
Sokcho

Sokcho ©
Tourism in Sokcho mostly revolves around the local national park, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Seoraksan National Park. On the 10th (Thu), take an in-depth tour of Sokcho City Museum & Displaced Civilians Folk Village and then steep yourself in history at Gwongeumseong Fortress.

To see traveler tips and tourist information, read Sokcho trip planner.

Drive from Gapyeong-gun to Sokcho in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Sokcho when traveling from Gapyeong-gun in October, with lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Seoul.

Things to do in Sokcho

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Cheonjin Beach
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Seoraksan National Park ©
Seoraksan National Park
Gwongeumseong Fortress ©
Gwongeumseong Fortress
Sokcho Jungang Market ©
Sokcho Jungang Market

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hours
Seoul

Seoul
For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Seoul holiday builder site .

You can drive from Sokcho to Seoul in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel to Jeju.

Things to do in Seoul

Shopping
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Jeju

Jeju ©
Hallim Park and Arario Museum Tapdong Cinema are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visit Hamdeok Beach and Gwakji Gwamul Beach for some beach relaxation. See some other sides of Jeju: look for all kinds of wild species at Sangumburi Crater, view the masterpieces at Arario Museum Dongmun Motel, stop by The Islander, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Halla Mountain.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Jeju day trip planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Seoul to Jeju takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks Museums Nature
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Hamdeok Beach ©
Hamdeok Beach
Halla Mountain
Halla Mountain
Hallim Park ©
Hallim Park

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