8 days in Seoul & Busan Itinerary

8 days in Seoul & Busan Itinerary

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Seoul
— 6 nights
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Busan
— 1 night
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Seoul

— 6 nights
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: get engrossed in the history at Gyeongbokgung Palace, admire the natural beauty at Namsan Park, take some stellar pictures from N Seoul Tower, and make a trip to Bukchon Hanok Village.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Seoul planning site.

If you are flying in from Brazil, the closest major aiports are Gimpo International Airport, Incheon International Airport and Osan Air Base. January in Seoul sees daily highs of 1°C and lows of -7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Busan.

Things to do in Seoul

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping
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Busan

— 1 night
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): kick back and relax at Haeundae Beach, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Haedong Yonggung Temple, and then go for a walk through Cheongsapo Daritdol Observatory.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Busan trip planner.

Take a train from Seoul to Busan in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train; or drive. Traveling from Seoul in January, things will get a bit warmer in Busan: highs are around 7°C and lows about -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Busan

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites
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