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DMZ Tour from Seoul Including Dora Observatory

Highlights
  • 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 
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DMZ Tour from Seoul Including Dora Observatory
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DMZ Tour from Seoul Including Dora Observatory
From US$40.00
Overview
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 7 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile
Good no-nonsense half day tour

No-shopping, no-nonsense half day tour to DMZ. You get to see everything there is there to see and you are back to Seoul for lunch. Excellent - just the kind of tour I like.

Thank gruimed
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Fascinating Tour!

This was really well organised, we were picked up at our hotel reception, then out to the border on a bus. Loads of insight into the origins of the separation and we visited a few different sites along the way. The guide was really informative...More

Thank pastygringo
Reviewed 4 April 2018
Guide was great!

This tour was much better run then my one from the day prior with a different company. They promptly picked me up from my hotel in a van. Took me to tour bus. Picked up other people (only downside you spend an hour picking up...More

5  Thank Karen B
Reviewed 27 March 2018
Excellent: Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) and JSA Panmunjom Tour from Seoul

The tour works like this: you are picked up at your Hotel at 7.45am by driver in a minivan, and brought to the President’s Hotel, where you meet the other members of the group in the Hotel Lobby. Then transfer to full size coach, which...More

3  Thank Joel B
Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile
Interesting and well-organised tour

We booked the tour through viator with the company I Love Seoul. They were kind enough to let me change the date when our plans changed. The information given in advance was clear and detailed. We were picked up from the hotel lobby right on...More

Thank Anna L
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Drsuniljain
3 May 2018|
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Response from Anna L | Reviewed this property |
They do hotel pickup so I would google which hotels are near. We were at Koreana and they came there
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