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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
From US$39.60
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Morning Tour
6.5-hour tour; Departs 7:30am; Concludes at City Hall
From US$39.60
Afternoon Tour
6-hour tour; Departs 11am; Concludes at City Hall
From US$41.40
Morning Tour w/ Lunch
7-hour tour; Departs 7:30am; Concludes at City Hall
From US$47.70
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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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1 - 5 of 13 reviews

Reviewed 23 April 2018
Great half day tour!

What a great tour of the history of Korea! Our very knowledgeable tour guide Gemma made it even more enjoyable. She was very friendly, courteous and spoke English very well. Hotel pick up made it very convenient as well. I would definitely recommend this tour...More

3  Thank Sissy S
Reviewed 2 April 2018
Nice tour with historical details

Went on a day tour combining DMZ tunnel, freedom park and seoul-DMZ train. Monorail to tunnel was good experience and walking in the tunnel was also fun. Explanation of historical details behind the tunnel was also great.

1  Thank Alex M
Reviewed 15 March 2018
Great Day Tour

Excellent tour with a guide who is a military officer. Great information. I strongly recommend this tour to people who would like to learn more about the history, reason for the border, and how the border still impacts the north and the south today. My...More

4  Thank Austin Y
Reviewed 22 February 2018
Good tour

Very worthwhile way to spend a day. Pickup from hotel made it convenient. Guide was very knowledgeable and friendly.

Thank jenA2919HI
Reviewed 21 February 2018
One of the highlights to our trip!

YES. you must visit the DMZ. I have nothing but great things to say about this tour. Reserving a slot is easy- just on go on the website and they have all the information laid out for you. We picked the half day tour (More...More

3  Thank Jenifer K
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Ahmed S
5 June 2018|
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Response from Alex M | Reviewed this property |
visitors are not allowed on 2Km on either side of real border. this tour will take upto 2km near border.
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