43 days in Seoul, Busan & Ulsan Itinerary

43 days in Seoul, Busan & Ulsan Itinerary

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1
Seoul
— 27 nights
2
Busan
— 7 nights
3
Ulsan
— 6 nights

27
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.
Do your shopping at Myeongdong Shopping Street and Kwangjang Market. Museum-lovers will get to explore Gyeongbokgung Palace and Seoul Museum of Art. Spend the 30th (Fri) exploring nature at Bukhansan National Park. Pack the 3rd (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Lotte World. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Changdeokgung Palace, get a taste of the local shopping with Namdaemun Market, learn about all things military at The War Memorial of Korea, and take in nature's colorful creations at Namsan Park.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Seoul day trip planner.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Seoul is an approximately 29-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 12 hours traveling from Sao Paulo to Seoul. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Sao Paulo in August, with highs in Seoul at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Busan.

Things to do in Seoul

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
Changdeokgung Palace ©
Changdeokgung Palace
Myeongdong Shopping Street ©
Myeongdong Shopping Street

7
nights
Busan

Busan ©
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
Popular historic sites such as Haedong Yonggung Temple and Beomeosa Temple are in your itinerary. Get in touch with nature at Haeundae Beach and Hwangnyeongsan Mountain. Venture out of the city with trips to Gimhae National Museum (in Gimhae) and Miryang (Miryang City Museum & Yeongnamlu). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Gwangalli Beach, hunt for treasures at Jagalchi Market, get great views at Taejongdae, and take a stroll through Gamcheon Culture Village.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Busan trip builder site.

You can fly from Seoul to Busan in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Seoul in September, expect nights in Busan to be slightly colder, around °C, while days are a bit warmer, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can drive to Ulsan.

Things to do in Busan

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Miryang, Gimhae National Museum
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Haeundae Beach ©
Haeundae Beach
Haedong Yonggung Temple ©
Haedong Yonggung Temple
Gwangalli Beach ©
Gwangalli Beach

6
nights
Ulsan

Ulsan ©
A powerhouse of industry not just for South Korea but the world, Ulsan offers up a thriving metropolis dominated by trade but interspersed with some undisturbed scenery.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Gyeongju National Museum and Ulsan Petroglyph Museum. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Bulguksa Temple and Cheomseongdae Observatory. Get out of town with these interesting Ulsan side-trips: Gyeongju (Anapji Pond, Tongiljeon, &more). And it doesn't end there: take a peaceful walk through Sinbulsan Falls Recreational Forest, stroll around Daewangam Park, identify plant and animal life at Ulsan Theme Botanic Garden, and get outside with Jinha Beach.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Ulsan online attractions planner.

You can drive from Busan to Ulsan in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. September in Ulsan sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ulsan

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Gyeongju
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Anapji Pond ©
Anapji Pond
Bulguksa Temple ©
Bulguksa Temple
Seokguram ©
Seokguram

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