20 days in Seoul & Busan Itinerary

20 days in Seoul & Busan Itinerary

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20 days in Seoul & Busan Itinerary

Start: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Fly + train:  22​h 45​min
1
Seoul
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Busan
— 10 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: San Juan, Puerto Rico

7
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Seoul: Paju (The Third Tunnel & DMZ). Pack the 7th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Lotte World. The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Gyeongbokgung Palace, take in nature's colorful creations at Namsan Park, appreciate the extensive heritage of Cheonggyecheon Stream, and get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Korea.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Seoul trip itinerary site .

San Juan, Puerto Rico to Seoul is an approximately 23-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from San Juan to Seoul is 13 hours. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from San Juan in November, with highs in Seoul at 13°C and lows at 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Busan.

Things to do in Seoul

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Paju
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Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
N Seoul Tower ©
N Seoul Tower
Changdeokgung Palace ©
Changdeokgung Palace

10
nights
Busan

Busan ©
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
Busan is known for beaches, historic sites, shopping, parks, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Haeundae Beach, browse the eclectic array of goods at Jagalchi Market, admire nature's wide array of creatures at SEA LIFE Busan Aquarium, and kick back and relax at Gwangalli Beach.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Busan online visit planner .

You can take a train from Seoul to Busan in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from Seoul in November, expect nights in Busan to be about the same, around 6°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 18°C. You will leave for home on the 20th (Tue).

Things to do in Busan

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Haeundae Beach ©
Haeundae Beach
Haedong Yonggung Temple ©
Haedong Yonggung Temple
Gwangalli Beach ©
Gwangalli Beach

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