8 days in South Korea Itinerary

8 days in South Korea Itinerary

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8 days in South Korea Itinerary

Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  9​h 15​min
Busan
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
Seoul
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h
Kuala Lumpur

3
days
Busan

Busan
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
Busan is known for beaches, historic sites, shopping, parks, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Haeundae Beach, take some stellar pictures from Taejongdae, tour the pleasant surroundings at Yongdusan Park, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Beomeosa.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Busan trip generator.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Busan is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time (MYT) to Korea Standard Time (KST) is 1 hour. In December, Busan is colder than Kuala Lumpur - with highs of 0°C and lows of 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Seoul.

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Haeundae Beach
Haeundae Beach
Gwangalli Beach ©
Gwangalli Beach
Songjeong Beach ©
Songjeong Beach

3
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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.
For shopping fun, head to Myeongdong Shopping Street or Namdaemun Market. Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Gyeongbokgung Palace, get great views at N Seoul Tower, take an in-depth tour of The National Folk Museum of Korea, and explore the galleries of Deoksugung.

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You can fly from Busan to Seoul in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Seoul when traveling from Busan in December, with lows around -6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Myeongdong Shopping Street ©
Myeongdong Shopping Street
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Insadong
Bukchon Hanok Village ©
Bukchon Hanok Village

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