Busan Itinerary 5 Days

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5 Days in Busan - Trip Itinerary

Busan is the second largest city in South Korea and is one of the top tourist's destinations in the country. It is packed with many attractions that not only allow you to burn off some energy but also unwind and relax. Surrounded by mountain ranges, you can go hiking along trails that lead you to panoramic views. The pristine beaches here are just right to enjoy the sun, sand, and sea. If you are planning to spend 5 days in Busan, then you may refer to this itinerary which will help you have the best of time in the city.

Day 1 in Busan Aquarium, Beach, Market:

Start off your first day in Busan by visiting the 1376 Buddhist temple called haedong Yonggungsa located by the sea. Then head towards Sea Life Busan Aquarium which has more than 35,000 sea creatures and is just right to visit if you are traveling with kids. After lunch, make your way to the Haeundae Beach for some relaxing time. Soak in the sun by laying on this sandy beach. End your day by visiting Busan’s famous Jagalchi Market where you will find stores selling a variety of fish.

Day 2 in Busan Park, Museum:

On your second day, let your first stop be Yongdusan Park which has multiple features such as the Busan Tower, Flower Clock, Statue of the Great general Yi Sun-Sin, Museum of the World Folk instruments, and Exhibition Hall of the World Model Boats. With many things to see in the park, you can spend your half day in this park. Have a quick lunch and then head towards the Busan Modern History Museum which showcases the evolution of Busan after the Japanese colonization. In the evening, visit the GUkje Market where a variety of products, right from clothes to house decorative products, are sold. You can also have dinner here at any of the food stalls that offer delicious cuisines.

Day 3 In Busan For Trekking:

Lace up your hiking boots on the third day and trek Geumjeongsan. The mountain is a popular trekking destination for locals as well as tourists visiting Busan. It also has a cable car for people who want to skip the hike but want to enjoy the breathtaking vistas from the top of the mountain. You may also ride the cable car and save up on some time. This time you can utilize to visit the Busan Museum which has an extensive collection depicting the traditions and culture of the city.

Day 4 in Busan Itinerary:

Let the first stop of your fourth day in Busan be Korea National Maritime Museum which was established in 2001 and exhibits about 1,200 maritime relics. After visiting the museum have lunch and reserve the rest of your day to be spent at Taejongdae. This is a huge natural park with multiple features that include an observatory, a lighthouse, an amusement park, and a cruise ship terminal.

Day 5 in Busan:

Go on a shopping spree on your last day in Busan. Head towards Centum City which is a complex of a number of interconnected malls that have many stores of popular clothing brands. Then have lunch and visit the Busan Museum of art to admire the work of local artists. Then make your way towards The Gamcheon Culture Village which is splashed in vivid colors. The colorful houses in this culture village are a treat to the eye and make a perfect background to click some photographs. Then return to Busan and end your day by having a hearty dinner at one of the fine dining restaurants in the city.

With this Busan itinerary of 5 days in hand, you will be able to thoroughly explore the entire city.

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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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