Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) Half-Day Tour from Seoul
Learn about Korea’s divided history at the Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) on a half-day tour, led by an informative guide. In the morning or afternoon, travel from Seoul to the DMZ, where the country has been split since the Korean War, to visit fascinating sites such as Imjingak Park, the Freedom bridge, the 3rd Infiltration Tunnel and the DMZ exhibition hall. At Dora Observatory, you can even peer through binoculars to observe village life in North Korea. Upgrade to include lunch or select a full-day itinerary that includes shopping at Insadong Antique Market.Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this productStop At:
Seoul, South Korea
Your friendly guide will come to pick you at your centrally located hotel in Seoul in the pointed schedule. After all guests are collected, you will be transfer directly to DMZ.
Duration: 50 minutesStop At:
Imjingak Park, Majeong-ri Munsan-eup Paju Gyeonggi Korea Południowa, 마정리 문산읍 파주시 경기도 South Korea
Get out at Imjingak Park along the banks of Imjin River to see artillery and war artifacts that were used during the Korean conflict before proceeding to Freedom bridge, where nearly 13,000 Korean POWs crossed on their return back home to South Korea.
Duration: 30 minutesStop At:
DMZ, Munsan-eup, Majeong-ri Imjingak Tourist information center, Paju, Gyeonggi-do South Korea
DMZ Theater & Exhibition Hall
Duration: 1 hourStop At:
Dorasan Station, 307, Huimang-ro, Jangdan-myeon, Paju, Gyeonggi-do 10800 South Korea
Continue by coach to Dorasan Station, a historic spot that not only marks the division, but also serves as a gateway for exchanges between the north and south.
Duration: 20 minutesStop At:
Dora Observatory, Jeomwon-ri, Gunnae-myeon, Paju, Gyeonggi-do 413-920 South Korea
Your next stop is Dora Observatory, where you can use binoculars to get a glimpse of North Korea. Listen to your guide explain daily life in the village of Kijongdong across the river.
Duration: 20 minutesStop At:
Tongilchon-gil, Gunnae-myeon, Paju-si, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
Stop by the Unification Village, a small farming community that specialized in creating soybean milk, traditional soy sauce and corn goods.
Duration: 15 minutesStop At:
The Third Tunnel, Nosang-ri, Jangdan-myeon, Paju, Gyeonggi-do 10800 South Korea
Reboard the coach and head to the 3rd Infiltration Tunnel, located beneath the border of North Korea and South Korea. See where the South Koreans have blocked the actual Military Demarcation Line with concrete barricades, and browse photographs and war artifacts at the DMZ exhibition hall.
Duration: 1 hourPass By:
Seoul City Hall, 31 Taepyeongno 1-ga, Jung-gu, Seoul South Korea
After a half-day DMZ tour, you will be dropped off at City Hall Station.
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"NOTE: The upgraded lunch option and visit to the ginseng center are temporarily unavailable because of restrictions due to the Covid-19 pandemic."
"A current valid passport is required the day of travel."
"You do not need to send a copy of your passport"
"If a part of the tour itinerary is cancelled by unexpected military conditions or local circumstances, there will be no refund"
"A moderate amount of walking through a steep and narrow tunnel involved - Comfortable clothes and shoes are recommended"
"Please contact the local operator for exact pickup time"
"A minimum of 3 adults is required to book the tour"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Regular temperature checks for staff"
"Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival"
"Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms"
"Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons"
Hora de Inicio:
Duración: 7 Hours
Lugar de comienzo:
Hongik Univ. Station, Seoul, South Korea
Traveler pickup is offered
We only pick up all travelers from the central Seoul area located hotels.
Depending on your hotel location, meeting time is all different. So, you MUST confirm the exact meeting place and meeting time with the local tour operator.
If you stay in Airbnb or a local residential area, please let us know your accommodation name (with address). Then, we will arrange a meeting place for you.
** last departure place will be Hongik Univ. Subway Station exit no 3 (8:30 am or 11:40 am depending on your option; morning/afternoon)
For the last minute booking (12 hours prior to the tour start), please also meet up at Hongik Univ. Subway Station exit no 3 directly as we are not able to make hotel pick up arrangements for you.
Cancelaciones y devoluciones:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.