8 days in South Korea Itinerary

8 days in South Korea Itinerary

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Tampa
Fly:
27​h
Busan
— 3 nights
Fly:
2​h 30​min
Seoul
— 2 nights
Fly:
30​h
Tampa

2
days
Busan

The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
On the 11th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Busan Station Plaza. On the next day, admire nature's wide array of creatures at SEA LIFE Busan Aquarium, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Haedong Yonggung Temple, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Haeundae Beach, and finally snap pictures at Gwangandaegyo Bridge.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Busan travel itinerary creator.

Tampa, USA to Busan is an approximately 27-hour combination of car and flight. Traveling from Tampa to Busan, you'll lose 14 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Tampa in January, things will get colder in Busan: highs are around 24°F and lows about 22°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Seoul.

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Haeundae Beach
Yongdusan Park
Gwangalli Beach

3
days
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 historic sites, sightseeing, shopping, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Gyeongbokgung Palace, contemplate the long history of Namsangol Hanok Village, tour the pleasant surroundings at Changdeokgung Palace, and take a stroll through Bukchon.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Seoul trip planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi, flight, and train from Busan to Seoul takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Busan in January, expect nights in Seoul to be little chillier, around 16°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 33°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seoul

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Gyeongbokgung Palace
N Seoul Tower
Changdeokgung Palace

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