SOUTH KOREA: DIY 5-DAY ITINERARY

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South Korea offers the traveller a dazzling range of experiences, beautiful landscapes and 5000 years of culture and history.

5 DAYS DIY GUIDE

TOTAL EXPENSES

πŸ“AIRBNB: Shire Inn (near Myeongdong)
1,800/night for 2 pax

✈️ JEJU AIR ROUND TRIP TICKET: 8,200/pax

πŸ“ KLOOK 4G Wifi: 135/day
KLOOK Nami & Petite France Tour: 1,833/pax
KLOOK Everland Ticket: 1249/pax

DAY 1

πŸ“INCHEON AIRPORT T1 TO AIRBNB: Take the All Stop Airport Railway and get down at Gongdeok Station; transfer to Line 5/Purple Line and get down in Jongno 3-ga Station (Walk 5 mins from Exit 4 Insadong)
πŸ’΅ PHP200 – PHP270 Commute

🍴LUNCH IN PANDA EXPRESS: Take the Jongno 3-ga station Dark Blue Line and get down in City Hall Station (Walk 7 mins to 81 Namdaemun-ro, Sogong-dong, Jung-gu, μ„œμšΈνŠΉλ³„μ‹œ South Korea)
πŸ’΅ PHP50 – PHP60 Commute
PHP400 – PHP500 Food

πŸ“BUKCHON HANOK VILLAGE: Take the City Hall Station to Jongno 3-ga Station; transfer to the Orange Line and get down in Anguk Station (Walk 8 mins)
πŸ’΅ PHP100 – PHP120 Commute

πŸ“GYEONGBOKGUNG PALACE: Take a 9 minute walk from Bukchon Hanok Village to 161 Sajik-ro, Sejongno, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
πŸ’΅ PHP150 Entrance Fee

πŸ“N SEOUL TOWER: Take a taxi from Gyeongbokgung Palace to Namsan Cable Car Station; then take the cable car to Seoul Tower. (Masmura mag bus pero habol namin yung view so worth it siya)
πŸ’΅ PHP150 – PHP200 Taxi
PHP400 – PHP500 Roundtrip Cable Car Ticket

🍴MYEONGDONG FOOD MARKET FOR DINNER: After taking the cable car back from N Seoul Tower to Namsan Cable Car Station, walk to the Myeongdong Market (5 min walk and easy to find)
πŸ’΅ Depends on what you eat but they usually range from PHP100 – PHP300 per food. If you wanna try their famous Cheesy Buttery Lobster Tail, prepare to spend PHP750/pc.

πŸ“BACK TO AIRBNB: Take the Light Blue Line from Myeongdong Station to Chungmuro Station; transfer to the Orange Line and get down in Jongno 3-ga Station. (Exit 4 Purple Line Insadong then walk 5 mins)
πŸ’΅ PHP110 – PHP130 Commute

DAY 2

πŸ“EVERLAND: Take the Purple Line from Jongno 3-ga station to Wangsimni Station, transfer to the Bundang-Yellow Line and get down at Giheung Station, transfer to another train and get down at Jeondae Everland Station. Once you get out of the station, the FREE Everland shuttle bus will take you to the Theme Park.
πŸ’΅ PHP200 – PHP300 Commute

🍴DINNER IN DAEDO SIKDANG: Take the Train from Everland Station back to Giheung; Take the Bundang-Yellow Line to Wangsimni Station (Exit and walk 13 mins to 4312 Hongik-dong, Seongdong-gu, Seoul, South Korea)
πŸ’΅ PHP1000 – PHP1500 Food

πŸ“AIRBNB: Take the Purple line from Wangsimni Station to Jongno 3-ga Station (Exit 4 Insadong and walk 5 mins)
πŸ’΅ PHP60 – PHP65 Commute

DAY 3

πŸ“SEORAKSAN NATIONAL PARK: Take the Orange Line from Jongno 3-ga Station to Express Bus Terminal Station; Ride the Seoul Express Bus Terminal to Sokcho Express Bus Terminal (Bus every 30 minutes); From Sokcho Express Bus Terminal, take bus 7-1 to Seoraksan Sogongwon (Bus every hour; get down at the final stop -Seoraksan National Park)
πŸ’΅ PHP60 – PHP70 Train
PHP700 – PHP900 Bus to Sokcho
PHP55 – PHP75 Bus to Seoraksan
PHP200 – PHP300 Meals in Seoraksan
PHP500 Roundtrip Cable Car Ticket to the top of Mt. Seoraksan

πŸ“AIRBNB: Take bus 7-1 from Seoraksan to Sokcho Express Bus Terminal; take bus back to Seoul Express Terminal; take Orange Line back to Jongno 3-ga Station (Exit 4 Purple Line)
πŸ’΅ PHP55 – PHP75 Bus to Sokcho
PHP700 – PHP900 Bus to Seoul
PHP60 – PHP70 Train

DAY 4

πŸ“NAMI ISLAND & PETITE FRANCE TOUR via KLOOK (Meeting Point at Dongdaemun): Take the Purple Line from Jongno 3-ga Station to Dongdaemun History and Cultural Park Station
(Whole Day Tour w Guide & Transportation)
πŸ’΅ PHP50 – PHP60 Commute
PHP1000/2pax Food in Nami Island

πŸ“Dongdaemun History and Culture Park: Klook drop off at Dongdaemun 4-5pm

🍴Palsaik Samgyupsal: 6 minute walk from Dongdaemun to 30 Eulji-ro 43-gil, Jung-gu Mijin Bldg 2F
πŸ’΅ PHP1000 – PHP1500 Food

πŸ“AIRBNB: Take the Purple Line from Dongdaemun History and Culture Park Station to Jongno 3-ga Station. (Exit 4 Insadong)
πŸ’΅ PHP50 – PHP60 Commute

DAY 5

πŸ“EWHA WOMANS UNIVERSITY: Take the Green Line from Euljiro 3-ga Station to EWHA Womans University Station (10 min walk)
πŸ’΅ PHP60 – PHP90 Commute

🍴LUNCH IN POPEYES: Walk 7 mins from EWHA Womans University
πŸ’΅ PHP300 – PHP500 Food

πŸ“STARFIELD LIBRARY IN COEX MALL: Take the Green Line from EWHA Womans Univ Station to Samseong Station. (Exit 5 then take a 7 min walk to Starfield COEX Mall
πŸ’΅ PHP75 – PHP95 Commute

πŸ“AIRBNB: Take the Green Line from Samseong to Euljiro 3-ga Station; transfer to the Orange Line and get down at Jongno 3-ga Station. (Exit 4 Insadong)
πŸ’΅ PHP110 – PHP130 Commute

πŸ“AIRPORT: Jongno 3-ga Station to Gongdeok Station; Gongdeok Station to Incheon Intl Airport T1
πŸ’΅PHP200 – PHP270 Commute

BY: SABRINA GAYOSO

Sabrina, 25 from Sta Rosa Laguna, runs a personal blog about travel, travel itineraries, food, and all sorts of adventures. For more travel photos and DIY Itineraries, you can follow her on Instagram: @sabgayoso and on Facebook: Sabrina Gayoso.

β€œTravel changes you. As you move through this life and this world you change things slightly, you leave marks behind, however small. And in return, life and travel leaves marks on you. Most of the time, those marks on your body or on your heart are beautiful. Often, though, they hurt.”
- Anthony Bourdain -

2 thoughts on “SOUTH KOREA: DIY 5-DAY ITINERARY

    1. Hi Rose. This was a guest post po. You can directly ask her through the links to her social media accounts. 😊

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