24 days in South Korea Itinerary

24 days in South Korea Itinerary

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24 days in South Korea Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly + train:  11​h
1
Seoul
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Jeju
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
3
Busan
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Daegu
— 3 nights
train:  2​h
5
Seoul
— 6 nights
train + Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Tel Aviv

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Itaewon, Bukhansan National Park, Cheonggyecheon Stream, and other attractions. Explore hidden gems such as Hwaseong Fortress and Changgyeonggung Palace. Appreciate the collections at Gyeongbokgung Palace and Trickeye Museum Seoul. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Insadong, examine the collection at Love Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Waryongmyo Shrine, and get engrossed in the history at The National Folk Museum of Korea.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Seoul driving holiday planner .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Seoul is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone difference moving from Israel Standard Time (IST) to Korea Standard Time (KST) is 7 hours. Traveling from Tel Aviv in April, expect Seoul to be little chillier, temps between 20°C and 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Jeju.

Things to do in Seoul

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Hwaseong Fortress
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Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
Trickeye Museum Seoul ©
Trickeye Museum Seoul
Hwaseong Fortress ©
Hwaseong Fortress

3
nights
Jeju

Jeju ©
The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Bonte Museum and then enjoy the sand and surf at Gimnyeong Seonsegi Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get outside with Gwakji Gwamul Beach, kick back and relax at Geumneung Eutteumwon Beach, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gwaneumsa Temple.

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Traveling by flight from Seoul to Jeju takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Busan.

Things to do in Jeju

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Bonte Museum
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Geumneung Eutteumwon Beach ©
Geumneung Eutteumwon Beach
Bonte Museum ©
Bonte Museum
Gwaneumsa Temple ©
Gwaneumsa Temple

6
nights
Busan

Busan ©
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Jagalchi Market and Tower Gallery. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Yeojwacheon Stream and Gimhae National Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Busan: Jeonhyeoklim Art Museum (in Tongyeong), Tongdosa Temple (in Yangsan) and Gimhae (Gimhae Hyanggyo & Birthplace of President Roh Moo-hyun). There's much more to do: get outside with Haeundae Beach, take in the views from Busan Harbor Bridge, wander the streets of Gamcheon Culture Village, and don't miss a visit to Busan Station Plaza.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Busan attractions planning app .

You can fly from Jeju to Busan in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. In April, daily temperatures in Busan can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to drive to Daegu.

Things to do in Busan

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Gimhae, Yeojwacheon Stream, Tongdosa Temple, Jeonhyeoklim Art Museum
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Yeojwacheon Stream ©
Yeojwacheon Stream
Gwangalli Beach ©
Gwangalli Beach
Haeundae Beach ©
Haeundae Beach

3
nights
Daegu

Daegu ©
The fourth-largest city in South Korea, Daegu sprawls out across a wide, flat valley overlooked by a sacred Buddhist mountain.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Andong Folk Village and Jikjisa Temple. Bulguksa Temple and Hangae Maeul are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Daegu Art Museum, browse the different shops at Hyundai Department Store Daegu, walk around Gukchaebosang Memorial Park, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gyesan Catholic Church.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Daegu online day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Busan to Daegu takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Daegu are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Seoul.

Things to do in Daegu

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Hangae Maeul, Bulguksa Temple, Andong Folk Village, Jikjisa Temple
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Bulguksa Temple ©
Bulguksa Temple
Jikjisa Temple ©
Jikjisa Temple
Andong Folk Village ©
Andong Folk Village

6
nights
Seoul

Seoul ©
You've added Bongeunsa Temple, Bukchon Hanok Village, DMZ Haemaru Village, and other attractions to your itinerary. Seodaemun Prison History Hall and Korean Folk Village will appeal to museum buffs. Get some cultural insight at Leeum Samsung Museum of Art and Garosu-gil. Venture out of the city with trips to Suwon (Dongbukgongsimdon, Hwahongmun Gate, & more). Enjoy Seoul some more: buy something for everyone on your list at Lotte World Tower & Mall, shop like a local with Namdaemun Market, and look for gifts at Nihee.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Seoul trip itinerary maker app .

Take a train from Daegu to Seoul in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. While traveling from Daegu, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Seoul, ranging from highs of 20°C to lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Seoul

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Suwon, Korean Folk Village, DMZ Haemaru Village
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Korean Folk Village ©
Korean Folk Village
Changdeokgung Palace ©
Changdeokgung Palace
DMZ Haemaru Village ©
DMZ Haemaru Village

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