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Explore Korea

3 Days travel itinerary

  • Day 1 Explore the city of Seoul
  • Day 2 Continue exploring Seoul or Visit Suwon Hwaseong Fortress
  • Day 3 Visit Panmunjeom in the DMZ

5 Days travel itinerary

  • Day 1-2 Explore the city of Seoul
  • Day 3 Take the KTX head down to the ancient Korean Capital of Gyeongju
  • Day 4 From Gyeongju, take the short ride to Busan and experience that city
  • Day 5 Take the KTX back to Seoul

1 Week travel itinerary

  • Day 1-2 Explore the city of Seoul
  • Day 3 Take a day trip to the DMZ
  • Day 4 Head to the city of Sokcho to see beautiful Seoraksan National Park
  • Day 5 From Sokco, take a bus down to Gyeongju to check out its ancient monuments
  • Day 6 Spend a morning in Gyeongju, and then take the bus to Busan
  • Day 7 If your return flight is scheduled in the evening from Seoul, spend your day in Busan, travel back to Seoul via KTX

Urban Korea

5 Days travel itinerary

  • Day 1 Spend a day (and night) exploring Seoul
  • Day 2 Spend another day in Seoul or head to Gwangju to experience its culinary and cultural landscape
  • Day 3 From Gwangju, take a bus to the lively city of Daegu
  • Day 4 From Daegu, take a bus or train to Busan
  • Day 5 After exploring Busan, take the KTX back to Seoul

1 Week travel itinerary

  • Day 1 Spend a day (and night) exploring Seoul
  • Day 2 Take the subway to Incheon to take in its historic and modern sites. Return to Seoul.
  • Day 3 Take the KTX to Daejeon, Korea’s Silicon Valley
  • Day 4 From Daejeon, hop on the KTX to Gwangju to experience its cultural and culinary charms.
  • Day 5 From Gwangju, hop on a bus to the lively city of Daegu
  • Day 6 After taking in Daegu, take the short bus or train ride to Busan, Korea’s second city
  • Day 7 After exploring Busan, take the KTX back to Seoul

Historic Korea

5 Days travel itinerary

  • Day 1 Explore Seoul’s historic palaces
  • Day 2 Take the subway to Suwon and explore its impressive old city walls
  • Day 3 From Seoul, hop on the KTX to the ancient Korean capital of Gyeongju
  • Day 4 Spend a full day exploring Gyeongju. In the evening, head back to Seoul
  • Day 5 Spend the morning walking about Seoul’s Bukchon Hanok Village

1 Week travel itinerary

  • Day 1 Explore Seoul’s historic palaces
  • Day 2 Spend a day walking around Bukchon Hanok Village and Insa-dong
  • Day 3 Take a bus to Gongju, the ancient capital of the Baekje Kingdom
  • Day 4 Head to Daegu, and to Gyeongju
  • Day 5 Spend a full day exploring Gyeongju
  • Day 6 Take the bus or train to Andong. Be sure to visit Hahoe Village
  • Day 7 From Andong, hop on a bus or train back to Seoul

Natural Korea

5 Days travel itinerary

  • Day 1 From Seoul, catch a bus to Sokcho, the town at the base of Seoraksan National Park
  • Day 2 Spend a day hiking around Seoraksan National Park
  • Day 3 From Sokcho, catch a bus to Wonju Airport and catch a flight to Jeju Island
  • Day 4 Spend a day exploring the natural wonder of Jeju Island
  • Day 5 Take a flight back to Incheon International Airport and transfer to your flight home

1 Week travel itinerary

  • Day 1 From Seoul, catch a bus to Sokcho, the town at the base of Seoraksan National Park
  • Day 2 Spend a day hiking around Seoraksan National Park
  • Day 3 Take the long ride from Sokcho to Suncheon to take in the sunset over Suncheonman Bay
  • Day 4 Head to nearby Yeosu, and from there explore Dadohae Maritime National Park
  • Day 5 From Yeosu Airport, take a flight to Jeju Island
  • Day 6 Spend a day exploring the natural wonder of Jeju Island
  • Day 7 Take a flight back to Incheon International Airport.
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