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Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) Half-Day Tour from Seoul

Highlights
  • Guided tour is ideal for travelers interested in Korean history
  • Choose between two morning departure times to fit your schedule
  • Visit the Freedom Bridge, Imjingak, the 3rd Infiltration Tunnel, and more
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Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) Half-Day Tour from Seoul
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Morning TourMost Popular
6.5-hour tour; Departs 7:30am; Concludes at City Hall
US$39.60
Morning Tour w/ Lunch
7-hour tour; Departs 7:30am; Concludes at City Hall
US$47.70
Afternoon Tour
6-hour tour; Departs 11am; Concludes at City Hall
US$41.40
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Overview
This tour is ideal for travelers who want to learn about the history of North and South Korea and the Demilitarized Zone. Travel with a guide while visiting sites, making the most of your journey by learning about the important strip of land that separates North and South Korea. Plus, you can opt for an afternoon spent visiting the shops and galleries of Insadong Antique Street.
What to Expect
Following hotel pickup, your first stop is Imjingak, a park housing statues and monuments dedicated to the Korean War. Continue to the Freedom Bridge and the 3rd Infiltration Tunnel.

Then, head to the DMZ Museum, where you check out artifacts and photographs. Next, look out at North Korea with provided binoculars from the Dora Observatory.

Afterward, visit Kijongdong, which is also known as Peace Village. It's a model North Korean village. Your next destination is Dorasan Station, which once connected North and South Korea by train. Your guide tells you about the station’s symbolic significance.

Finally, pass by Unification Village, a model farming community in South Korea.

If you choose the half-day tour, stop at a Seoul restaurant for lunch or return to your hotel after a short visit to a ginseng center.

If you choose the full-day tour, return to Seoul for lunch, then spend the afternoon exploring the boutiques, tea houses, and art galleries on Insadong Antique Street.
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Great tour. A must!

Pick up at hotel was on time and the tour guide (gemma) was good in speaking english. She gave good history on the Korean war and info about the DMZ. We visited three dmz tourist spots but the best was the 3rd tunnel! A must...More

Thank Frederick A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
DMZ half day

I really enjoyed this tour. Our tour guide Dora was very knowledgeable about Korean history. She was very good about keeping people informed of how long we could stay at each location. It did seem a little rushed but I did choose half day. Could...More

Thank gscotthga2013
Reviewed 15 August 2018
An excellent tour guide lives through the modern history

We participated in the tour with Japanese speaking Korean guide. One week has passed since we went to the DMZ on August 9. We feel the journey there is still going on in our mind. We learned not only the history but also many people’s...More

Thank Sachiko I
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile
Disappointing tour with fair guide

Pros: solid destinations, Fair-to-good commentary by our guide Cons: bus driver smoking too close to bus door led to cigarette smell on bus, long (1.5) hour time spent picking up all participants in Seoul, too short time at each destination (20 mins!), lack of 'extras'...More

3  Thank NickMoinyard
Reviewed 7 July 2018
Why not see it if you are in Seoul

Take a tour to ge the full benfit of it's history. It's really history in the making. You will learn about NK's broken promises for factories add a modern train station that can not be used. Overlook no-man's land into a different world! Note: this...More

1  Thank 55Traveller55714
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Response from 55Traveller55714 | Reviewed this property |
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That question is something you have to ask to the tour operator personally. We just advise based on our own experiences.
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