20 days in Seoul & Jeju Island Itinerary

20 days in Seoul & Jeju Island Itinerary

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20 days in Seoul & Jeju Island Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  10​h
1
Seoul
— 9 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Jeju
— 6 nights
bus:  45​min
3
Seogwipo
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

9
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.
You've added Icheon Ceramics Village, Club Octagon Seoul, Ihwa Mural Village, and other attractions to your itinerary. Shop till you drop at Myeongdong Shopping Street and Namdaemun Market. Gyeongbokgung Palace and Cheonggyecheon Stream are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of Seoul with an excursion to Korean Folk Village in Yongin--about 1h 20 min away. Pack the 17th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Lotte World. There's much more to do: wander the streets of Insadong, brush up on your military savvy at The War Memorial of Korea, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Korea, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Bongeunsa Temple.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Seoul trip website .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Seoul is an approximately 10-hour flight. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Seoul, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Kuala Lumpur in October, plan for much colder days and slightly colder nights in Seoul: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Jeju.

Things to do in Seoul

Parks Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trips

Icheon Ceramics Village, Korean Folk Village
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Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
Myeongdong Shopping Street ©
Myeongdong Shopping Street
Insadong ©
Insadong

6
nights
Jeju

Jeju ©
The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Jeju Kimnyoung Maze Park as well as Jeju Folklore & Natural Museum. Gwaneumsa Temple and Samseonghyeol will appeal to history buffs. Get some cultural insight at Hallim Park and Black Pork Street. Get out of town with these interesting Jeju side-trips: Seogwipo (Seongsan Ilchulbong, Gwangchigi Beach, & more). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Hamdeok Beach, take a peaceful walk through Halla Mountain, browse the eclectic array of goods at Jeju City Traditional Five Day Market, and examine the collection at Jeju National Museum.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Jeju trip planning website .

Getting from Seoul to Jeju by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, taxi, and ferry. In October, daily temperatures in Jeju can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can go by car to Seogwipo.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Seogwipo
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Hamdeok Beach ©
Hamdeok Beach
Gwaneumsa Temple ©
Gwaneumsa Temple
Hallim Park ©
Hallim Park

3
nights
Seogwipo

Seogwipo ©
Jeju Island's second city, Seogwipo acts as a base for explorations of the island's south.
You've now added Teddy Bear Museum Jeju to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Saeyeongyo Bridge. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Teddy Bear Museum Jeju, then enjoy the sand and surf at Jungmun Saekdal Beach, then explore the striking landscape at Daepo Haean Jusangjeolli Cliff, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Yakchunsa Temple.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Seogwipo trip app .

Getting from Jeju to Seogwipo by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. October in Seogwipo sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 23°C at night. On the 28th (Wed), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Seogwipo

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Jungmun Saekdal Beach ©
Jungmun Saekdal Beach
Yakchunsa Temple ©
Yakchunsa Temple
Teddy Bear Museum Jeju ©
Teddy Bear Museum Jeju

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