South Korea Itinerary Sample – 5 Days

Sample South Korea Itinerary – 5 Days

Sample South Korea Itinerary – 5 Days

I recently came back from a South Korea trip and I’d like to share with you the South Korea itinerary that we used.

Day 0 – Thursday

  • Plane from Manila to Incheon Int’l Airport

Day 1 – Friday

  • Check in at HongDae Guesthouse
  • Nami Island – Island where the Kdrama Winter Sonata was filmed
    Nami IslandNami Island
  • 63rd Building – Sea World, Sky Art, Wax Museum and Seoul City View on the 60th floor   [Building where the Kdrama My Girl was filmed]
    63rd Building - Sea World  63rd Building - Wax Museum
     63rd Building - Seoul City View

Day 2 – Saturday

Day 3 – Sunday

  • DMZ Tour – Learn more about North and South Korea history
    DMZ Tour Freedom Bridge
  • Shopping @ Insadong
  • Namsan Park (Seoul Tower)
     Namsan Park (Seoul Tower)

Day 4 – Monday

  • Everland Resort Park – Try to watch the shows (Animal show, sea lion show, bird show, magic show, parades) and try the steepest wooden roller coaster
     Everland Resort Park

Day 5 – Tuesday

  • Lotte Department Store
  • Coffee Prince – Coffee Shop where the kdrama Coffee Prince was filmed
     Coffee PrinceCoffee Prince Food
  • Plane from Incheon Int’l Airport to Manila

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Kamsa Hamnida !

Till next time,


14 thoughts on “South Korea Itinerary Sample – 5 Days

  1. My uncle recently visited South Korea. I think I might want to visit sometime after hearing from him and now knowing some hotspots to visit 🙂

  2. how much did you spend for your trip to korea.. My friends and I are planning to go Next year.. Just so we have an idea on the budget.. Thanks!

  3. Hi Allen, I’ll be leaving for korea this late Nov, and right now still working on our itenerary, i just saw ur blog, and might be very helpful since we are also staying there for 5 days. We just booked our place in Jung-Gu, Which of these places we have to pay for entrance, can you also provide the transportation expenses of all this places? thanks and appreciate if you can get back to me. Thanks much.

    1. Hello Chai, thanks for visiting 🙂

      All these places have entrance fees except for the places on Day 5. Our main mode of transportation was the MRTs. However, to reach Everland, Namsan Park, we rode the bus.

      I’ll send to you my expense list via email.



  4. Hello Allen, my friends and I are planning for 7d6n stay in seoul korea, can you assist us finding best but affordable place to stay and how to how to get to the best places in seoul.

    1. Hello Abby, we stayed at Hong Dae Guesthouse. The host, Mary, was very accommodating. In terms of places in Seoul, please do check out the post for samples of places to go 🙂

  5. …hi mr. Allen! can you send me your expenses list. we’re planning to visit south Korea. I like all those places you’ve shared specially the historical places. =)
    Thank you!

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