China & Northeast Asia

South Korea: Best Bits

Our 'best bits' itinerary includes what we feel are THE top sights to see in South Korea during your visit.

South Korea: Best Bits Itinerary

  • Day 1 : Depart UK and fly overnight to Seoul.
  • Day 2 : Arrive in Seoul.
  • Days 3-4 : Seoul – take two days to get under the skin of this dynamic city. Explore the past at Gyeongbok and Changdeok Palace, get a bird’s eye view from the N Seoul Tower or gaze across the border to North Korea at the DMZ.
  • Day 5 : Mount Seorak National Park – about three hours by road from Seoul, the Mount Seorak National Park is a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, full of flora, fauna and beautiful sights. Spend some time hiking or enjoying the views.
  • Day 6 : Travel to Mount Gaya National Park, around four hours by road. En route you can stop at the Hahoe Folk Village to glimpse old folk traditions and traditional architecture.
  • Day 7 : Mount Gaya National Park – enjoy incredible natural scenery and the UNESCO-listed Haeinsa, one of Korea’s Three Jewel temples, which houses the magnificent Tripitaka Korea. Travel on to Gyeongju, one hour by road.
  • Days 8-9 : Gyeongju – South Korea’s cultural hub, Gyeongju has a staggering amount of relics to explore, from tombs to temples. Take some time to head just
    out of town to the magnificent Bulguksa & Seokguram Grotto.
  • Days 10-11 : Travel to Busan, one hour by road. In this vibrant city you can relax on the beach, explore the downtown or visit more magnificent temples. Travel back to Seoul, a one hour flight or three hours by bullet train.
  • Day 12 : Seoul – spend a final day in Seoul doing some final sightseeing, shopping and exploring.
  • Day 13 : Fly Seoul to UK.


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Gyeongbok Palace – Bulguksa & Seokguram Grotto – Mount Gaya National Park – Gyeongju – The DMZ


12 days


Four star from £5,890
Five star from £6,690

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