12 days in South Korea Itinerary

12 days in South Korea Itinerary

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12 days in South Korea Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly + train:  10​h
1
Seoul
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Sokcho
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
3
Busan
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Seogwipo, Jeju Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h
End: Singapore

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.
Seoul is known for historic sites, shopping, museums, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Gyeongbokgung Palace, make a trip to Insadong, take in nature's colorful creations at Namsan Park, and take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Korea.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Seoul trip itinerary website .

Singapore, Singapore to Seoul is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Time to Korea Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Singapore in November, expect Seoul to be cooler, temps between 13°C and 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Sokcho.

Things to do in Seoul

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Parks
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Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
N Seoul Tower ©
N Seoul Tower
Changdeokgung Palace ©
Changdeokgung Palace

1
night
Sokcho

Sokcho ©
Tourism in Sokcho mostly revolves around the local national park, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Seoraksan National Park.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Sokcho road trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Seoul to Sokcho takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. On the 11th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Busan.

Things to do in Sokcho

Parks Nature Shopping
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Seoraksan National Park ©
Seoraksan National Park
Sokcho Jungang Market ©
Sokcho Jungang Market
Sokcho Lighthouse Observatory ©
Sokcho Lighthouse Observatory

3
nights
Busan

Busan ©
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Haeundae Beach, then don't miss a visit to Haeundae Dalmaji-gil Road, then kick back and relax at Gwangalli Beach, and finally make a trip to Gwangandaegyo Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Beomeosa Temple, make a trip to BIFF Square, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Yongdusan Park, and finally take some stellar pictures from Taejongdae.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Busan vacation maker website .

Traveling by car from Sokcho to Busan takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. In November, daily temperatures in Busan can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Seogwipo.

Things to do in Busan

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Haeundae Beach ©
Haeundae Beach
Gwangandaegyo Bridge ©
Gwangandaegyo Bridge
Taejongdae ©
Taejongdae

3
nights
Seogwipo, Jeju Island

Seogwipo
Jeju Island's second city, Seogwipo acts as a base for explorations of the island's south.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Hallasan National Park and Daepo Haean Jusangjeolli Cliff. Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Jeongbang Waterfall, take in the views from Seonim Bridge, explore the striking landscape at Oedolgae, and see the interesting displays at Alive Museum.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Seogwipo travel route planning site .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Busan to Seogwipo in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, taxi, flight, and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. On the 17th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seogwipo

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Halla Mountain
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Halla Mountain
Halla Mountain
Daepo Haean Jusangjeolli Cliff ©
Daepo Haean Jusangjeolli Cliff
Jeongbang Waterfall ©
Jeongbang Waterfall

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