12 days in South Korea Itinerary

12 days in South Korea Itinerary

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12 days in South Korea Itinerary

Start: Perth
Fly + Train:  15​h 30​min
1
Seoul
— 4 nights
Train:  2​h 15​min
2
Jeonju
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Boseong-gun
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Suncheon
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Andong
— 1 night
Bus:  1​h 30​min
6
Gyeongju
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Busan
— 1 night
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Perth

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.
Seoul is known for shopping, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Gyeongbokgung Palace, get a taste of the local shopping with Myeongdong Shopping Street, take in nature's colorful creations at Namsan Park, and find something for the whole family at Lotte World.

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Perth, Australia to Seoul is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Perth to Seoul is 1 hour. In April, Seoul is slightly colder than Perth - with highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Wed) before leaving for Jeonju.

Things to do in Seoul

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

1
night
Jeonju

Jeonju ©
If you're a gastronomy enthusiast, you should consider a trip to Jeonju, a city hailed for its cuisine and food festivals.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Omokdae and Imokdae, don't miss a visit to Jeonju Hanok Village, then examine the collection at Royal Portrait Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jeondong Catholic Church, and finally stroll around Deokjin Park.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Jeonju trip planner.

Traveling by train from Seoul to Jeonju takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of subway and bus. In April, daily temperatures in Jeonju can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. You'll have a few hours on the 9th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Boseong-gun.

Things to do in Jeonju

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Omokdae and Imokdae ©
Omokdae and Imokdae
Jeonju Hanok Village ©
Jeonju Hanok Village
Deokjin Park ©
Deokjin Park

1
day
Boseong-gun

Boseong-gun ©
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): examine the collection at Taebaek Mountain Range Literary Museum.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Boseong-gun vacation planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Jeonju to Boseong-gun. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Jeonju in April since evenings lows in Boseong-gun dip to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Suncheon.

Things to do in Boseong-gun

Museums
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1
night
Suncheon

Suncheon ©
Establishing a name for itself as "Korea's Ecological Capital," Suncheon sits nestled on the southwest coastline of the Korean peninsula, a haven of scenic beauty.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saseongam Temple 四聖庵, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Songgwangsa Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Seonamsa Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Geumdunsa Temple, then get to know the fascinating history of Nagan Eupseong Folk Village, and finally contemplate the long history of Suncheon Hyanggyo.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Suncheon online travel route planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Boseong-gun to Suncheon. In April, daily temperatures in Suncheon can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Andong.

Things to do in Suncheon

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Saseongam Temple 四聖庵
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Nagan Eupseong Folk Village ©
Nagan Eupseong Folk Village
Songgwangsa Temple ©
Songgwangsa Temple
Seonamsa Temple ©
Seonamsa Temple

1
night
Andong

Andong ©
Sitting along either side of the Nakdong River, Andong maintains an unrivalled reputation as a center for Korean folk and cultural heritage.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Dosanseowon Confucian School, then snap pictures at Wollyeongo Bridge, then examine the collection at Hahoe Mask Museum, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Andong Hahoe Folk Village.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Andong trip builder.

Traveling by car from Suncheon to Andong takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and train. In April, Andong is little chillier than Suncheon - with highs of 14°C and lows of 14°C. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Sun) before leaving for Gyeongju.

Things to do in Andong

Historic Sites Museums
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Andong Hahoe Folk Village ©
Andong Hahoe Folk Village
Hahoe Mask Museum ©
Hahoe Mask Museum
Dosanseowon Confucian School ©
Dosanseowon Confucian School

1
night
Gyeongju

Gyeongju ©
One of the most popular tourist destinations in the Republic of Korea, Gyeongju combines a rich cultural heritage with mountain and coastal scenery.
On the 12th (Sun), explore the activities along Anapji Pond, then get to know the fascinating history of Tongiljeon, then contemplate the long history of Bulguksa Temple, and finally pause for some photo ops at Seokguram.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Gyeongju route maker.

You can take a bus from Andong to Gyeongju in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. April in Gyeongju sees daily highs of 14°C and lows of 14°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Mon) before leaving for Busan.

Things to do in Gyeongju

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Bulguksa Temple ©
Bulguksa Temple
Seokguram ©
Seokguram
Tongiljeon ©
Tongiljeon

1
night
Busan

Busan ©
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): walk around Yongdusan Park, kick back and relax at Haeundae Beach, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Haedong Yonggung Temple, and finally take some stellar pictures from Taejongdae.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Busan itinerary planner.

You can drive from Gyeongju to Busan in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Gyeongju in April, you will find days in Busan are a bit warmer (22°C), and nights are a bit cooler (10°C). You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Busan

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Haeundae Beach ©
Haeundae Beach
Haedong Yonggung Temple ©
Haedong Yonggung Temple
Yongdusan Park ©
Yongdusan Park

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