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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
US$40 per adult
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Morning Tour
6.5-hour tour; Departs 7:30am; Concludes at City Hall
US$39.60 per adult
Afternoon Tour
6-hour tour; Departs 11am; Concludes at City Hall
US$41.40 per adult
Morning Tour w/ Lunch
7-hour tour; Departs 7:30am; Concludes at City Hall
US$47.70 per adult
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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 16 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Choose another tour agent, you pay for transport only!

Had booked a full day DMZ / JSA tour (with Seoul City tour) but unfortunately they cancelled (pre paid) the tour 10 hours before, since JSA were closed for prep meeting North/South leaders, which is ok. However, in panic I booked their DMA half-day tour...More

3  Thank Roggan71
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
DMZ with Seoul City Tour

I booked my DMZ tour with Seoul City Tours. We visited Imjingak Park and Freedom Bridge, the 3rd Tunnel, Dora Observation Post, Dorasan Station and at the end we made a stop at a Ginseng Museum/ shop. We then returned to Seoul where we had...More

3  Thank Hesthea
Reviewed April 23, 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 April 1, 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
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Ahmed S
June 4, 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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JoLes18
May 4, 2018|
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Response from DudeWithGlasses |
I don't know much about the hotel. Read the reviews on here and other sites before making a decision. As far as the DMZ is concerned, you should be able to go. Just make sure your passport is valid and not expired on the day... More
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