8 days in South Korea Itinerary

8 days in South Korea Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Kuala Lumpur
+2
Train + Foot + Fly:  9 h 15 min
1
Jeju, Jeju Island
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Train:  3 h
2
Seoul
— 3 nights
+3
Train + Foot + Fly + Subway:  3 h
3
Busan
— 2 nights
+3
Subway + Fly + Foot + Train:  9 h 30 min
End: Kuala Lumpur

2
nights
Jeju, Jeju Island

Jeju ©
The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.
On the 28th (Sun), stroll around Sarabong Park and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Mon): take some stellar pictures from Udo Island Lighthouse Park, step off the mainland to explore Udo, then don't miss a visit to Gueomri Stone Salt Farm, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Handam Coastal Trail.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Jeju journey maker tool.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Jeju is an approximately 9.5- hour combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Jeju. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks Tours Wildlife
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Udo ©
Udo
Sarabong Park ©
Sarabong Park
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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.
Seoul is known for shopping, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Gyeongbokgung Palace, stroll around Namsan Park, get great views at N Seoul Tower, and admire the masterpieces at National Folk Museum of Korea.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Seoul road trip planning site.

Do a combination of flight and train from Jeju to Seoul in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, taxi, and train; or do a combination of ferry and train. In March, daytime highs in Seoul are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel to Busan.

Things to do in Seoul

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

2
nights
Busan

Busan ©
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
On the 2nd (Fri), don't miss a visit to Seokbulsa Temple, then hunt for treasures at Jagalchi Market, then stroll around Yongdusan Park, and finally examine the collection at Busan Museum. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Gwangalli Beach and then kick back and relax at Haeundae Beach.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Busan travel route builder tool.

You can do a combination of train, flight, and subway from Seoul to Busan in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Busan

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Gwangalli Beach ©
Gwangalli Beach
Haeundae Beach ©
Haeundae Beach
Yongdusan Park ©
Yongdusan Park

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