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DMZ Tour from Seoul Including Dora Observatory

  • Let a guide take care of transport and entrance fees on a stress-free tour
  • Explore with a guide and gain insight into Korean War history
  • Gain access to the heavily-armed border that separates North and South Korea 
DMZ Tour from Seoul Including Dora Observatory
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DMZ Tour from Seoul Including Dora Observatory
The Demilitarized Zone is the heavily guarded border between South and North Korea: although a must-see, many first time visitors are often put off trying to visit by the mystery surrounding the area. This stress-free tour allows you to visit the DMZ and travel between key sites of interest with ease, as you gain insight into Korean War history with a guide. Plus, convenient hotel pickup means you won't waste time trying to find a start point.
What to Expect
Your morning starts with pickup from your Seoul hotel by coach or minivan. During the drive toward the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ), pass sites of interest including Imjingak Pyeonghoa-Nuri Park and Mangbaedan—where North Koreans perform traditional rites on celebration days.

On arrival at the Demarcation Line, explore sites of interest including Freedom Bridge and the old Gyeongui train line. With your guide on hand, gain insight into Korean War history and learn of the area’s significance to Koreans on both sides of the border.

Take in key sites including the DMZ Theater and Exhibition Hall, the 3rd Infiltration Tunnel, and the Dora Observatory. Here, you can take in sweeping views across the DMZ and even catch glimpses of rural life in North Korea.

When your time at the DMZ comes to an end, return to central Seoul conclude your tour.
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1 - 5 of 21 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Learned a lot!

FYI This tour doesn't include the Joint Security Area, which I didn't realise before booking. However the tour was really good. My guide was Lisa, and she was super informative and kept the bus ride interesting. There are four stops. Freedom Bridge, where POWs used...More

1  Thank nealak
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
An interesting experience

After reading reviews I decided to go with this tour based on having a guide who spoke good English and gave a good explanation. It was great to be collected from the hotel but we were one of the first so ended up on the...More

Thank Laura B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Taking this tour to DMZ was an excellent choice, as not only did they pick me up at my hotel, but our guide Yuri gave as a very interesting and easy to listen to brief overview of the history of the Korean war and useful...More

1  Thank Sunshine803695
Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Great trip!

Really interesting tour. The 3rd tunnel run was the highlight in my opinion. Tour guide was very knowledgeable.

Thank Aaron H
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile
This is one of those must do activities

Relive history at the DMZ. We did this as a last minute activity blocked by the hotel. I was with my wife and 17-year-old son. We had no idea what to expect. It was great. Informative and fun. However, it does require a fair amount...More

1  Thank mhunkster
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17 September 2018|
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Response from nealak | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they would. We had people on our tour picked up from Insadong and Hongdae. But its best to talk to the company when booking to arrange a suitable place in Myeongdong for the bus to pick you up from, as there may not be... More
Harrison B
17 July 2018|
Response from Kevin C | Reviewed this property |
Hi, no it doesn’t include the JSA. Sorry I can’t recommend any tours that cover this. Kevin