10 days in Fukuoka & South Korea Itinerary

10 days in Fukuoka & South Korea Itinerary

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10 days in Fukuoka & South Korea Itinerary

Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly:  14​h 45​min
1
Fukuoka, Japan
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Seoul, South Korea
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Jeju, South Korea
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Sydney, Australia

1
night
Fukuoka, Japan

Fukuoka ©
The largest city on the island, Fukuoka formed through the merger of two former cities that had grown up either side of the Naka River.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Hakata Station, buy something for everyone on your list at JR Hakata City Amu Plaza Hakata, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Dazaifu Temman-gu. Keep things going the next day: admire the natural beauty at Uminonakamichi Seaside Park, step off the mainland to explore Nokonoshima Island, and then let little ones run wild at Ohori Park.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Fukuoka online trip itinerary maker .

Sydney, Australia to Fukuoka is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Sydney to Fukuoka, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Sydney in December, with highs in Fukuoka at 13°C and lows at 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Fukuoka

Parks Shopping Nature

Side Trip

Dazaifu Temmangu
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Uminonakamichi Seaside Park ©
Uminonakamichi Seaside Park
Nokonoshima Island ©
Nokonoshima Island
Ohori Park ©
Ohori Park

3
nights
Seoul, South Korea

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.
Pack the 20th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Lotte World. Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Gyeongbokgung Palace, appreciate the extensive heritage of Cheonggyecheon Stream, take in nature's colorful creations at Namsan Park, and shop like a local with Myeongdong Shopping Street.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Seoul itinerary planning app .

You can fly from Fukuoka to Seoul in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of ferry and train. Traveling from Fukuoka in December, expect Seoul to be slightly colder, temps between 3°C and -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Jeju.

Things to do in Seoul

Theme Parks Historic Sites Parks
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Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
Lotte World ©
Lotte World
Namsan Park ©
Namsan Park

3
nights
Jeju, South Korea

Jeju ©
The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Daepo Haean Jusangjeolli Cliff and Hallim Park. Get out of town with these interesting Jeju side-trips: Seogwipo (Jeongbang Waterfall & Seopjikoji). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Hyeopjae Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hamdeok Beach, and explore the fascinating underground world of Manjanggul Cave.

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Traveling by flight from Seoul to Jeju takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, taxi, and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Seogwipo
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Hyeopjae Beach ©
Hyeopjae Beach
Hamdeok Beach ©
Hamdeok Beach
Daepo Haean Jusangjeolli Cliff ©
Daepo Haean Jusangjeolli Cliff

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