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Suggested itinerary: China in 10 days for independent travellers

Day 1: Arrival Busan

Arriving at Busan airport, the second largest city in South Korea. In the detailed route we show you how to get from the airport to the city center. Tonight dine in the lively Haeundae neighborhood, located in front of the beach and surrounded by towering skyscrapers. It has a super curious night market. Night in Busan.

Day 2: Gamcheon Cultural Village, Jagalchi Fish Market and Busan Tower

In the morning, go to visit the curious Gamcheon Cultural Village and get lost in its narrow streets. At noon, go eat at the spectacular Jagalchi fish market. In the afternoon go to Yongdusan Park and watch the sunset from the Busan Tower. At night, go to have dinner at Gwangalli Beach, overlooking its spectacular illuminated bridge.

Day 3: Haedong Yonggungsa Temple and trip to Gyeongju

In the morning go to visit the beautiful temple of Haedong Yonggungsa, located in front of the sea. If possible go to see the sunrise, which is spectacular and you avoid the hordes of people. In the afternoon take a bus or train to Gyeongju and dine in its pleasant old town. Night in Gyeongju.

Day 4: Bulguksa temple, Daereungwon Tumuli Park and Wolji Pond

In the morning go to visit the wonderful temple of Bulguksa, one of the most beautiful in Korea. Trek through the forest to Seokguram Grotto and ring his huge bell. Already back in Gyeongju, stroll through the curious park of Tumulis, seeing its hilly tombs of high archaeological value. At night, go see the Wolji Pond and its wonderful reflections in the water. Night in Gyeongju.

Day 5: Daegu and Donghwasa Temple

Travel to Daegu Visit the Donghwasa temple, which houses the tallest stone Buddha in the world (30m). If you go with children, you can go to the Palgongsan cable car and take a walk along the top of the mountain. Regersar Daegu and sleep in Jimjilbang enjoying their Korean baths.

Day 6: Daegu and trip to Seoul

Visit the curious street of Kim Gwangseok-gil and "play" with his graffiti. Stroll through the lively Dongseongno shopping district and eat at the Seomun market. In the afternoon, take a bullet train to Seoul. Night in Seoul.

Day 7: Seoul: the palaces

Start the day by visiting the beautiful palace of Ch'angdokkung, the emperors favorite. Go eat at the historic Bukchon Hanok Village, and stroll through its streets that take you back in time. In the afternoon, visit the Gyeongbokgung Palace, one of the most important in the city (there are 5!). Take a walk to the Jogyesa temple surrounded by skyscrapers. Dine in the pleasant neighborhood of Insa dong.

Day 8: Seoul: Myeongdong and Dongdaemun

Start the day by visiting Deoksugung Palace and see the changing of the guard. Take a walk through the modern city hall of Seoul and admire its vertical garden. Stroll and eat in the commercial district of Myeongdong, where you can buy the famous Korean cosmetics. If you go with children, you can stop at the Namsangol Hanok Village. But what you cannot miss is the futuristic Dongdaemun square. To end the day, nothing better than dinner at the Gwangjang night market.

Day 9: Seoul: Myeongdong and Dongdaemun

In the morning, go to visit the Korean War Memorial, an ideal place to understand the history of this country and its relationship with its northern neighbors. If you like history very much, you can also go to the nearby National Museum of Korea and stroll through Yongsan Family Park. Go to Gangman neighborhood to have lunch and stroll among its incredible skyscrapers and spectacular shops. In the afternoon, visit the famous Starfield Library and stroll along the K Star Road. At night, approach the Banpo Bridge, dine in one of their food trucks and watch the light and water show on the bridge.

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