15 days in East Asia Itinerary

15 days in East Asia Itinerary

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Seoul
— 4 nights
Drive
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Sokcho
— 2 nights
Bus
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Gyeongju
— 1 night
Drive
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Busan
— 2 nights
Fly
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Jeju
— 3 nights
Fly to Yosu, Train to Jeonju
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Jeonju
— 1 night
Drive
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Seoul
— 1 night
Drive

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Seoul — 4 nights

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.
You've added Itaewon, Seoul Sky, Starfield COEX Mall, and other attractions to your itinerary. Step out of Seoul with an excursion to Nami Island in Chuncheon--about 1h 40 min away. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Gyeongbokgung Palace, admire the natural beauty at Namsan Park, admire the striking features of Changdeokgung Palace, and wander the streets of Bukchon Hanok Village.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Seoul trip itinerary planning app.

If you are flying in from India, the closest major aiports are Gimpo International Airport, Incheon International Airport and Osan Air Base. October in Seoul sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 21°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Sokcho.
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Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
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Sokcho — 2 nights

Tourism in Sokcho mostly revolves around the local national park, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Jumunjin Beach, Hyuhyuam and Sokcho Beach. Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Hyuhyuam and then enjoy the sand and surf at Jumunjin Beach. On the 27th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Seoraksan National Park and then kick back and relax at Sokcho Beach.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Sokcho trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Seoul to Sokcho takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Seoul in October, expect little chillier with lows of 18°C in Sokcho. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Gyeongju.
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Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors
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Gyeongju — 1 night

Museum Without Walls

One of the most popular tourist destinations in the Republic of Korea, Gyeongju combines a rich cultural heritage with mountain and coastal scenery.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bulguksa Temple, pause for some photo ops at Seokguram, and then explore the activities along Donggung Palace and Wolji Pond.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Gyeongju online holiday planner.

You can fly from Sokcho to Gyeongju in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in October, and nighttime lows around 18°C. On the 29th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Busan.
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Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
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Busan — 2 nights

The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
Your day by day itinerary now includes 83 Tower, Jagalchi Market, Oryukdo Skywalk, and other attractions you added. Go for a jaunt from Busan to Ulsan to see Daewangam Park about 1h 30 min away. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Haeundae Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Haedong Yonggungsa, take in the views from Gwangandaegyo Bridge, and make a trip to BIFF Square.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Busan holiday planner.

Getting from Gyeongju to Busan by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Mon) to allow time for the flight to Jeju.
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Parks · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Beaches
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Jeju — 3 nights

Island of the Gods

The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju, has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO. The World Heritage-listed volcanic island includes the country's highest peak, sets of impressive lava tubes and columns, and several crater lakes.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Arte Museum Jeju, Cheonjiyeon Falls and Jeongbang Waterfall. Start off your visit on the 31st (Mon): get outside with Hamdeok Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Halla Mountain and then explore the world behind art at Arte Museum Jeju.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Jeju trip builder site.

Fly from Busan to Jeju in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, taxi, and ferry. Traveling from Busan in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Jeju, with lows of 23°C. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Jeonju.
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Jeonju — 1 night

If you're a gastronomy enthusiast, you should consider a trip to Jeonju, a city hailed for its cuisine and food festivals.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): steep yourself in history at Gyeonggijeon Shrine, then make a trip to Jeonju Hanok Village, and then take an in-depth tour of Donghak Revolution Memorial Hall. On the 4th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Jeondong Catholic Church and then make a trip to Hwaseong Fortress.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Jeonju online holiday planner.

Getting from Jeju to Jeonju by combination of flight and train takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry, taxi, and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in November, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can drive to Seoul.
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Historic Sites · Museums
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Seoul — 1 night

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Traveling by car from Jeonju to Seoul takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. You will leave for home on the 5th (Sat).
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Museums · Parks · Shopping · Nightlife
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Jeju Island travel guide

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Geologic Formations · Specialty Museums · Waterfalls
Island of the Gods
A popular vacation island for Koreans and foreigners with a mild coastal climate, Jeju-do offers hiking, caving, horseback riding, and plenty of beaches on which to relax and observe the sunset. A holiday in Jeju-do usually involves a visit to a UNESCO-protected lava tube, where you can see the world’s largest known lava column. Other lava and limestone caves set in botanical gardens, as well as a number of folk villages, combine to offer a diverse range of attractions during treks through the densely forested island, with the well-marked hiking trails also leading past giant basalt statues. Inland theme parks--ranging from a teddy bear museum to an erotic sculpture park--and golf courses provide a diverse range of entertainment options. The matriarchal island is known for its fisherwomen and female divers.
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