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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
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.
Reviews (55)
1 - 5 of 27 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
History and more

It was one of the things I most wanted to do on our trip to Seoul and I'm so glad I did it. You see a different Korea, you learn about the past and get to hope for the future. The third tunnel was both...More

Thank Georgi_gorgi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Yura was great!

Our tour bus picked us up close to our guesthouse, and everything ran on time. Yura gave great explanations for all the DMZ attractions and then gave us plenty of time to explore on our own. It was a fascinating overall experience.

1  Thank Dhruv M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Guided tour of DMZ sites

Generally a good tour. I knew the outline of the Korean War, but visiting the sites brought it to life. The 3rd Tunnel of Infiltration/Aggression was the tour highlight. There were three things that prevented me from awarding a 5-star review: 1. We were the...More

4  Thank Hugh O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Interesting English tour

In half of a day we visited the park, the train station, the observatory and the third tunnel. Overall it was fine trip. We have seen everything and it is very nice to hear about the comments from our local guide. If there is something...More

2  Thank Jiawei_Rong
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Must see in South Korea

If you are a history buff and read a lot of Geo political news then this place DMZ has to be on your top 10 list as it’s the most important one in the region. May peace be always there. The most amazing thing about...More

Thank gourishanker h
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José B
10 October 2018|
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Response from Georgi_gorgi | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I think we were back in Seoul around 2 o'clock.
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Edith M
30 September 2018|
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Response from Aaron H | Reviewed this property |
I didn't stay there, but given where that hotel is, I doubt that they will have an issue picking you up. I came with one friend and we stayed in separate hotels a few blocks away, so they sent an e-mail to us that they would... More
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