7 Days Itinerary in Seoul

Day 1 (Seoul Life)

  1. Namsangol Hanok Village
  2. Myeongdong (Cat Cafe or Dog Cafe)
  3. N Seoul Tower (Things to do in N Seoul Tower)

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Expenses:

  • N Seoul Tower Cable Car: 8,500 won
  • Myeongdong Street food: 3,000 – 5,000 won 

Day 2 (Palace, Museum, Nature)

  1. Gyeongbukgung Palace & National Folk Museum
  2. Gwanghwamun Square
  3. Cheonggyecheon Stream
  4. Some Sevit & Banpo Bridge Rainbow Fountain or Han River Cruise

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Expenses:

  • Gyeongbukgung Palace entrance fee: 3,000 won
  • Han River Cruise: 15,000 won

Day 3 (Gapyeong City Tour)

  1. Nami Island
  2. Petite France
  3. Garden of the Morning Calm

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Expenses:

  • Nami Island Zip wire & Ferry: 38,000 won
  • Nami Island (without zip wire): 8,000 won
  • Petite France Entrance Fee: 8,000 won
  • Gapyeong Tour Bus: 6,000 won
  • Garden of the Morning Calm Entrance Fee: 8,000 won

Day 4 (Traditional x Modern Places)

  1. Bukchon Hanok Village
  2. Insadong (Miss Lee Cafe or Poop Cafe)
  3. Jogyesa Buddhist Temple
  4. Hongdae (CaFace or Sheep Cafe)

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Expenses:

  • Hanbok Rental: 7,000 to 10,000 won

Day 5 (Theme Park Day)

  1. Everland / Lotte World / Seoul Land/ Aiins World (choose only one)

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Expenses:

  • Everland Entrance Fee: 36,000 won
  • Lotte World Entrance Fee: 50,000 won
  • Seoul Land Entrance Fee: 16,000 won
  • Aiins World Entrance Fee: 10,000 won

Day 6 (Museum Day)

  1. War Memorial of Korea
  2. National Museum of Korea
  3. National Hangeul Museum

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Day 7 (Choose among the four options)

  1. DMZ tour (If you want to see North Korea)
  2. KPOP tour / K-Style Hub (If you are a fan of Korean Stars)
  3. Korean Folk Village (If you are a fan of Korean Cultural Performances)
  4. MBC Dramia (If you are a fan of Historical Korean Dramas)

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Expenses:

  • Korean Folk Village entrance fee: 15,000 won
  • MBC Dramia entrance fee: 7,000 won

(Shopping Day)

  1. Sungnyemun Gate & Namdaemun Market
  2. Dongdaemun Design Plaza & Doota Mall
  3. Ewha Fashion Street or COEX

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Update

I can make a personalized itinerary for you for as low as 1,000 pesos. Email me at karla.obispo@gmail.com

134 Replies to “7 Days Itinerary in Seoul”

  1. You should come back for a visit sooooon!:-) You will have new places for your suggested ITI, I’m sure!

  2. Wow! Thank you for this. It can be very useful if I will go to Korea na.

  3. Thanks for sharing. I’ll share it.

  4. Amzing places and especially I like the composition of all your articles! ❤️ No wonder that your one of my favorite blogger and you know what I am inspired to do more and I hope that someday I could reach how popular you are. Thank you for sharing these and lastly thank you for inspiring me to improve myself on blogging! 😉

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  6. Rowena Rose Conde says: Reply

    Very informative guide! This will surely help us when we visit Seoul soon

  7. Wow, thanks for sharing this. I always appreciate those with this kind of insight(and pricing) that have been to places such as Seoul. I’m not sure when or how long I’ll go for, but will have to reference this when that time comes. Thanks!

  8. PHP 1,000 budget itinerary? I’ll be sure to take note of you when we take a trip to Seoul. I do hope we get to go. Friends are there right now.

  9. I haven’t been to Korea but I’ve always wanted to! This article would be very helpful when I can finally visit it. Thanks!

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  10. Hi..Nice article.

  11. We’re visiting Seoul next month and we’ll definitely go to Jogyesa Temple. We skipped a lot of places last October because the attractions in Seoul are overcrowded due to Chuseok.

  12. Thank you for sharing this 7-day itinerary! It’s very helpful. Gawin ko tong guide pag nag korea ako next year or next next year. Haha!

  13. I want to go!!!! Ang ganda talaga ni seoul

  14. i wonder when i can travel to seoul!!!! i really wanna visit the places you recommended here!!

  15. Oh how cool that you do personal itineraries! Looks like a fun trip to go on. Thanks for sharing!

  16. Names of the places are pretty difficult to pronounce, which month is best to visit south korea?
    do you have any details about the hotels and cheap stay?

  17. such a fabulous place, it seem you enjoyed a lot your trip. Next month me too going sebastian with family for 3 days trip. Thanks for sharing good trip experience.

  18. Such a great itinerary and ideas for traveling in Seoul!

  19. Are you planning to travel South Korea? Then you can travel with Karla. The 7 days itinerary provides you best travel experience. In the Seoul tour, you can travel the lot of the place such as palace, nature, Seoul life, theme park, and others.

  20. Haaaayyy… Korea has been so elusive to me. Someday, someday! Will bookmark this post of yours Karla! 🙂

    God bless,

    JM Kayne

  21. Which is okay?

    To buy won in US Dollar or buy won in Philippine Peso?

    Thanks

  22. This is great tool for first time visitor giving best of the trip. It will be great if you have added hotel details too.

  23. I’ve never been to Seoul, but what a beautiful place and there is so much to do. Great itinerary. Thanks for sharing.

  24. Very helpful. Thums up!

  25. Seoul is a great travel destination and I hope to go there soon. When’s the best time of the year to go there?

    1. Personally, autumn is the best time. Spring is the second best. 😊

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  28. Thanks for the information, I have been to seoul a few times but usually its only for 3 to 4 days. There are still many places that i have not visit yet.

  29. I would want you to join our trip next year, Karla. We can use any help becoz it will be my and my bestfriend’s first time in korea. Hope to see you.

  30. This is such an awesome itinerary! Lots of great options, I could cover a lot of ground with this. Keep up the good work 🙂

  31. Wow, didn’t realise that entrance fee to Lotte World Entrance is so expensive!! Thanks for sharing your itinerary. Not been to Seoul before, so this is really helpful when I get to go.

  32. Thanks for the itinerary dear! Plan to go for Korea too! 😀

  33. your budget please

  34. Hi Teacher Karla! I’m just wondering, how much must be your budget if you plan to go in Korea for 7days? Thank you.

  35. Wow do I miss Seoul! The favorite of the places I’ve traveled to so far.

  36. hi karla, been searching for seoul itinerary and i saw your blog. Can you help us with 9days seoul itinerary? Our flight is on sunday (july2).. thanks in advance 🙂

    1. Hello! Please send me an email at karla.obispo@gmail.com

  37. Dianawish27 says: Reply

    Hi ms Karla, my friend and I will be travelling to Korea this late october to first week of November.. may i ask for 6 days intinerary? I think its almost 5 days only as our arrival in Korea will be around past 8pm. Thank you so much 🙂

  38. Hi ma’am! So how much will be the safe budget for that 7days iti? Kasama na yung pagstay-an? TIA 🙂

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  40. Hello, Ms Karla. I’m planning on a 7 day trip to SK. Im planning to go to the other provinces of it, ofc plus Seoul. Can you make an itinerary for me? And, also this blog helped me because I had some choices 🙂

  41. hi ms. karla, can u pls help me with itinerary in seoul and jeju? thanks 🙂

    1. Sure! Send me an email 🙂

      1. thanks again ms. karla… nasend q n 🙂

  42. hi miss karla, your blog helped me a lot for my travel plan in seoul this coming september… i have a question, do u know if that DOTS filming location replica in doota mall is still available until september? thank u so much…

    1. Hi! I went there last month and it’s already gone.

  43. Jovelyn Lucero says: Reply

    i love your travel blog… im going to south korea po kc… dbale 5days s seoul and 3days s jeju… mrmi po aq nkuhang ideas s mga nbsa d2…

  44. Jovelyn Lucero says: Reply

    gud pm… did u also go to Jeju Island?

  45. Hi I wanted to go to baekje cultural land in buyeo but I do not know how and what bus should I take. I’d be glad if you will be able to go there. btw it is the filming location of scarlet heart reyo <33333333333

  46. Hi karla, thanks for ur blog, im planning our tour in seoul this july 2017and ur blog is a big help for DIY tour.thanks for some insights and tips, im also interested to check some kdrama locations,markets &palaces that u posted, love to try it;).. What is the weather there on first wk of july?

    1. You’re welcome! It’s summer. It’s either hot or raining.

      1. Thanks, in gapyeong tour , is it advisable to buy a tour package of gapyeong tour or it is easy enough (hopefully much cheaper) for first timer to do them all by themselves ?..i really want to visit nami,petite france &monring calm in 1 day

  47. Hi Ms. Karla, im just wondering.. When is the best time para magtravel sa sokor? I mean yung di maraming kasabay na tourist? Wag lang summer dyan.. Hihihi… 😄😁

  48. I love your blog Ms Karla. Thank you for your tips, it makes me more excited to explore Korea this May. ☺️

  49. Hi Karla. We will be going to Seoul with my family and 6 yr old daughter on may 21-28… We are planning to avail of the DMZ tour. on the link that you’ve provided, which of the DmZ package tours will you recommend esp that I will be bringing a kid. Thank you.

  50. Helo Ms Karla
    Me and my friends are planning to go to korea on November,based on your 7days itinerary what is best transportation we could use? And what is the weather?
    Thanks

    1. Subway is the most convenient. It’s autumn that time.

  51. hi. will be there march 28. can we catch some snow on the mountain slopes? thanks.

    1. hi again. are trazys and funko legit? ticket prices are cheap there. thanks.

  52. hi ms karla, where is the best place to exchange korean currency? can we buy sim card or rent a pocket wi fi or much cheaper if will have a phil roaming sim? thanks for your help

    1. I think that would by Myeongdong. There are lots of currency exchange, I suggest you bring USD instead of PhP. You can buy a sim card or rent a pocket wifi in the airport (if you have a credit card).
      Some people say that their roaming sim takes time to work here and it’s not efficient.

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  54. Hi! I just read your itinerary,but I’m having a hard time planning ours. It’s only a 4 day trip and we want to go to a lot of places 🙁 I hope you can help me. We’ll be going this coming April in time for Cherry blossom! 🙂 If you don’t mind I’ll be sending you an email po 🙂

  55. khat dela cruz says: Reply

    hi ms.karla.. ask ko lang po kung npanood nyo before yung love rain n korean drama? meron po kasi aqng gstong malaman n shooting place nla.. yung konjiam resort arboretum? bka po familiar kayo at alam nyo kung pano pmunta? thank you po.. ☺️

  56. justine banaag says: Reply

    hi miss karla. This april we will be visiting sokor. do you have an itinerary for 4 days stay in seoul and 2 days stay in busan?

    1. Hi! I’m sorry. I haven’t been to Busan.

  57. simplyadorable says: Reply

    hi ms karla. your blog is very helpful. we’ll be going to korea on june 23-28 what do you think the season will be like on thos dates? and did you pre booked your gapyeong city tour? thank you for your help

    1. I didn’t pre book. June is spring, a little bit of rainy season.

  58. Hi, Karla!

    I love how you do your Seoul travel blogs, it’s very interesting and helpful! Btw, what is usually the weather during May? I have plans on May this year. Thank you!

    1. It’s spring during May. Not so cold and not so hot. 🙂

  59. Hello Ms. Karla! I have a scheduled tour on Feb 22-27 and I am actaully interested on the same itinerary in your blog. May I know if you have suggested hostel to stay ner Myeongdong? :).. I am travelling solo and planning it DIY. Can you help me? Thanks! In advance!

  60. Hi Karla, I love your blogs! I just want to ask – did you do a solo travel to Korea? I am planning to travel on March 2017 and was wondering if you would recommend it?

    1. Yep! Most of the time, I travel alone. ^^

      1. Thanks. Is it possible to ask a copy of your itinerary? Would much appreciate it!

        1. I actually work in Seoul, and I travel once a week. This blog post is my recommended itinerary. ^^

  61. Hi po Miss Karla. May itinerary din po ba kayo sa may hilig sa KPop?

    1. I went to some entertainment agencies. I can make one by request. You may email me at karla.obispo@gmail.com

  62. hi miss karla, me and my friends are planning to go there.. mga magkano po kau ang magagastos kung itenerary mu ang susundin?sa pera po natin..thank you po!’

    1. Sa mga entrance fees around 5,000 pesos. Ang price ng food ay 200-400 pesos per meal (depende kung fast food or fine dining). Transportation ay 60 pesos per ride. Accommodation depende kung hotel or bed space kayo. ^^

  63. CarlaPunzalan says: Reply

    Hi Miss Karla,
    Pupunta ksi kami ng friend ko sa korea on May 24-28. Meron po ba kyong alam na affordable place pero magnda and malapit lng dn sa places na pinupunthan sa korea?Thank you!! 😊

    1. I made some hotel/guesthouse reviews. You can check them out. 🙂

  64. Hi Ms Karla.. can you help me find a cheapest way/route going to Jeju island from seoul, plannig to go there. Is it nice compare to BUsan?

    1. I haven’t been to Jeju and Busan. You may wait for promo airfare from Seoul to Jeju. Sometimes, you can find a fare worth $50 only. ^^

  65. Hi Karla! I happen to stumble upon your blog while checking out DIY itineraries for Seoul. Wondering if you can help me out? My friend and I intend to go to Korea for 5 days, last week of October. Would you know if:

    1. Is Dalkom Guest House a good place to stay in?
    2. I was thinking of getting an arranged tour for Korea, but my friend said that there’s hop on, hop off bus (like in Paris) going around to various tourist spots in seoul. Would you recommend this?
    3. I very much want to go to Nami island. How do we get there from Seoul?

    Thank you so much! 🙂

    1. 1. It think the location is good.
      2. It’s expensive and you can’t control your time. I enjoy DIY.
      3. I made a blog about it. Check out Gapyeong Itinerary. ^^

      1. Hi Ms. Karla,

        Do you have a post in your blog on how to go to different places in Korea by subway?

        Thank you.

      2. Thank you for the reply! 🙂

        I am really amazed at your patience in answering all the queries, especially
        that some of them become repetitive. I hope you realize how much help this blog is, especially for those of us who need guidance in our much-awaited Korea adventure. 🙂

        I hope I can meet you there (oct 31-nov 5) please let me know if you will be available. And if there’s anything i can get from here (sans mallet lang at would fit in my backpack) do let me know too! 🙂

  66. Hi Karla! Is it possible that we can experience autumn and winter on our 4 days tour in s.korea?

    1. What do you mean? The colorful leaves and snow?

      1. nope. the weather there. or is there some place having a winter while in the other part of the place is autumn? or is it general ung weather nila jan pag winter, winter lahat ng lugar?

        1. Hmmm, pwede naman from Seoul to a province. Minsan una magwinter sa province.

        2. I see. Sana pagka punta namin dyan ma experience namin autumn at winter. hehe

  67. hi karla,
    can we chat you for directions, guide if ever we visit korea? hehe

    1. Sure basta may pasalubong hahaha

      1. hahaha..sure sure sure
        negotiable naman yun beh

  68. Lara jane anis says: Reply

    Hello . If you converted it to PH peso how much it all cost ?

    1. Usually, a budget traveler spends 20-25K for a week here. (inclusive of airfare, accommodation, food, and entrance fees)

  69. Hinmiss karla I just want to ask if there will be available ATMs there in myeongdong if I will withdraw cash from my Visa card and lastly where is the house of legend of the blue sea joon Jae the wooden stairs located? Thanks so much

    1. Yup, but I advise that you bring USD here then change to KRW. I made a detailed directions in another post. Legend of the Blue Sea shooting locations. 🙂

      1. I have usd but I was thinking of withdrawing as well for additional cash do I have preferred ATM locs along myeongdong?

        1. Yup, there are lots of ATM around. 🙂

        2. Would u know if they would accept international Visa cards coming from the Philippines? WhAt I just know is that there is an international charge of 175

        3. Actually, you can pay directly to the shops and restaurants using a visa card.

  70. Wow. Seoul Korea has always been my dream destination.😍 I love your blog Ms. Karla.
    Hopefully, I can go there someday. I like your itineraries esp for those who planning to go to Korea for the first time 👍😊

  71. Hi! I just want to ask if you’re still at Korea? 🙂 And also, there are lot of places to visit there.. it looks great!! <3 Thanks for posting. I wish I could travel there someday! T^T

    1. Hello! Yes, I’m still here. 🙂

      1. annyeonghasaeyo. 🙂 if you don’t mind, how much did it cost all your expenses from manila to Korea? fares, visa processing, transportation there in sokor, anything you can count and share.is it okay? your reply is highly appreciated. thank you very much.

        1. I actually work here. Usually, solo travelers say that they only spend around 20-25k for a week. (all expenses) Visa processing is free.

  72. Karla, I just want to say how great this is. We are going to try them all and once we have completed everything that is on this list we will come back and comment again! Wonderful post. Thank you.

    1. You’re welcome! I’m looking forward to that. After trying them, let me know which is the best place for you. ^^

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  75. Hello Karla! Sheryl here, a Filipina working in Dubai! I am inspired by your travels in South Korea. I plan to visit South Korea someday and this will be of great help coming from another Filipina’s point of view. Thank you for sharing and I hope to see you there when I come for a visit! Kamsahmnida! ( i hope that’s correct!) ❤️

    1. Kamsahamnida! <3 I just met a Filipina who works in Abu Dhabi yesterday. I brought her to Garden of the Morning Calm today.

      1. Wow! That’s great!! I plan to go there in July 2017. In time for my annual leave. I wish to see the locations in the drama MDBC. I hope the flowers will still be there that time. I look forward to meeting you then. I would be very happy if you could make any suggestions. I wish to stay in a Hanok and experience Korea- their life, food and see old palaces. I am still coming up with an itinerary and still researching. And I am including your suggestions here also in your blog. Thanks in advance Karla! Kamsahamnida!

  76. I love your blog unnie! I know now what to do when I get there next month! Hoping to see you. 🙂

    1. Thank youuu! Keep on reading for more tips! Hehehe. See you!

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  78. You are goals Karla!!!! I’ve always wanted to go to South Korea. xD also thanks for dropping by my blog <3

    1. Thanks! I hope to meet you here! <3

  79. I nominate you to do Three day challenge, dear Karla. Its so inspiring reading you!

    1. Thanks Pavle! I’ll do my best to make it. It would motivate me to write for three consecutive days. <3

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