Busan Itinerary 1 Day

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Busan 1 Day Trip Itinerary Ideas

Known for its rugged mountains with temples hidden amongst them, quaint beaches and lively ones, seafood, hot springs, and exciting international events, Busan is now one of the laid-back destinations in South Korea that are slowly gaining popularity. The 2nd largest city in the nation, it offers people from all over the country, as well as tourists, a stunning contrast from the vibrant capital Seoul. While the capital may be known for its nightlife, it's adventure and its zest, Busan is a quieter place packed with the riches of nature, religion, and food.

You can spend an entire day in the wilderness of the natural reserves or lazing around on the shoreline. Tour the ancient temples or indulge in the fresh markets and restaurants. With this Busan itinerary 1 day you can have an awesome day in Busan.

What to do in 1 Day trip to Busan?

Start the day trip to Busan with a religious visit in the Morning:

Start the day early with a visit to the Haedong Yonggungsa Temple. Built originally in the 1300s, it flaunts one of the most unique designs. It is set on a cliff that faces the sea, which makes for a spectacular scene in the morning. After spending an hour here, soaking in the blissful atmosphere, head down to Cheongsapo for a scrumptious meal. One of the lesser known beauties of Busan, it has a spotless rocky shoreline, and cafes and local eateries that serve the best seafood in the city. Have a heavy brunch here and enjoy the view for some time before going further.

Enjoy Beaches in Busan in the afternoon:

Reach the Haeundae Beach by early afternoon. The route from Cheongsapo to the beach runs along an abandoned railway track. Make sure you take this short fun hike. Since it is popular amongst people, you will get to meet many tourists as well as locals here. You have an option of having lunch before your visit to the Busan Sea Life Aquarium, or after it, at the Haeundae Beach. After observing marine life in the aquarium, spend the afternoon on the beach enjoying the waters, the beach games, and the cool drinks.

Opt for a casual stroll in the evening on your Day trip to Busan:

For a more quiet place to enjoy the sea, head to the Dongbaekseom Island. Now part of the mainland, this tiny isle has a lovely walkway that takes you all along the shoreline. A number of tourist attractions are there on this island that you can explore.

Observe the sparkling view of the bridge at night:

Come sunset, make your way to the Gwangalli Beach. The best place to view the Gwangan Bridge or Gwangandaegyo, light up at night, you will have the most spectacular views of the second largest bridge of the country from here. The beach itself is famous for its soft fine sand, and the lovely beachside cafes and restaurants make for perfect dinner destinations. Have dinner with the views of the sparkling bridge on the horizon and make your way to the nearby stores for some shopping time.

Get the best out of your day trip to Busan by visiting all the must-visit places here. The trick is to plan well and start your day early to make the most of it! Give in to the calmness of nature and culture and indulge in food and shopping while here.

Explore great tourist attractions in Busan with top cafes and restaurants, Beaches, Bridges, museums, and Island. Experience a slice of happy hippie life with our Busan itinerary 1 day trip. A day trip to Busan from Seoul or day trip to Busan from Fukuoka is also the best choices for travelers from Seoul & Fukuoka.

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  • Can you tell me if there are any cultural shows in busan we can see. We will be there for 1 day the 18th september 2019, I love seeing all the local music and dancing. and it is my birthday that day so would be very special. Thankyou

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    • The Busan Cultural Center is known to host many programs that give you a taste of the local culture. I suggest you visit their official website to check the schedule of programs.  

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