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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
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  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
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Updated 01/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 01/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
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. U
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Hongik Univ. Station
    Or, you can also get picked up
    See Important Information for details
  • Pass by
    Seoul
  • 1
    Imjingak Pyeonghoa-Nuri Park
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
    See details
  • 2
    DMZ The 3rd Infiltration Tunnel
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
    See details
  • 3
    Dora Observatory
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
    See details
  • 4
    Dorasan Station
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
    See details
    Pass by
    South Korea
    City Hall
  • You'll end at
    City Hall
    Sogong-dong, Seoul, South Korea
    (If you choose the Full Day Tour option, we will drop you off at the hotel back)
    See address & details
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Important Information
Departure Point
Hongik Univ. Station, Donggyo-dong, Seoul, South Korea
Duration
6h
Return Details
City Hall, Sogong-dong, Seoul, South Korea
Inclusions
  • Expert guide
  • Transport by comfortable, air-conditioned coach
  • Hotel pickup
  • Entry/Admission - Imjingak Pyeonghoa-Nuri Park
  • Entry/Admission - DMZ The 3rd Infiltration Tunnel
  • Entry/Admission - Dora Observatory
  • Entry/Admission - Dorasan Station
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Tram
  • Hotel Drop Off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • ★★★Because of African Swine Fever, DMZ is officially closed by the government. Until the DMZ is open again, we will provide alternative DMZ tour: Hotel – Imjingak Park (Freedom Bridge, Mangbaedan, Imjingang River Dokgae Bridge, BEAT 131 bunkerexhibition) – Odu Mountain Unification Observatory – Ginseng Center - The War Memorial of Korea(Seoul) - Drop off City Hall
  • You MUST get the exact meeting place and time from the local tour operator prior to departure
  • A current valid passport is required the day of travel
  • You do not need to send a copy of your passport
  • Please follow the instructions of your tour guide about when and where you may take photos
  • 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
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • A minimum of 2 adults is required to book the afternoon tour
  • If you miss the tour bus because of late or confusing tour date, there will be no refund.
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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anthonywilliamw2016 wrote a review Jan. 2020
Wanchai15 contributions1 helpful vote
A very interesting trip although at the time we went we were unable to reach the actual border due to an outbreak of swine flu. We were dropped off at the war museum on the way back into town and that is well worth a visit
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Priyanka B wrote a review Dec. 2019
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia3 contributions2 helpful votes
The alternative tour planned for today was very well organised. The tour guide Yeoni displayed utmost patience with all. She explained about history of various places we visited. And always ready to help out with the photos. The Odu Obsevatory was fantastic- we could see the
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Response from seoulcitytour01, Manager at No Shopping Half Day Korea DMZ Tour
Responded 17 Dec. 2019
This is Jennie from Seoul City Tour ! We are very glad to hear you enjoyed the tour well with our company ! We will let Yeoni know how much you enjoyed the tour with her ! We really appreciate your good review :) Hope to see you again !
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Brian S wrote a review Oct. 2019
Malvern, Australia5 contributions1 helpful vote
We got off to a bad start when the visit to the 3rd Observation tunnel was taken off the itinerary due to swine flu. Not their fault, but certainty not ours, and the content was substantially downgraded with a substitute visit to the war museum in downtown Seoul, which is easy
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2torontotraveller wrote a review Aug. 2019
Toronto, Canada1,956 contribution570 helpful votes
I stayed in South Korean for 3 nights to ensure that I had enough time see everything that I wanted to see. To make sure that I saw everything, I took the following tours: 1. Morning N. Seoul Tower, Hanok Village and Korean War Memorial 2. Changedeokgung, Insa-dong and
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Date of experience: May 2019
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dimarieee
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Great tour!
Our tour guide was incredible. We really enjoyed learning and visiting this part of Korea. It was eye opening and
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Yolscarebear
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DMZ HALF DAY TOUR
Joined the local tour for DMZ was really worth it. Our guide was very knowledgeable and experienced. Enjoy from st
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Half day DMZ tour - By Yeoni
This was a wonderful tour and the tour guide was very good. She explained very clearly before we reach the destinat
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Tuongvan_nguyen
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Yeoni is great and helpful tour guide
It was a great tour, it was a open minded about the Koreans war, Korea history. We saw some North Koreans farming
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Sam
Erica's tour was fun and interesting. A great day with her. It's a wonderful time and meaningful. Thanks and hope t
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percivaladonis
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Fun-filled and Worthwhile Experience with Guide Youn
It was definitely a worthwhile experience on my last trip day in South Korea at that time. In the join-in group, I
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L.Barlow-Australia
It was an awesome day7, very informative and a lot of historical facts. Erica Kim, our tour guide was so knowledgea
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Yeoni - I very satisfied with the service given by the staff especially yeoni Jin... really recommended their servi
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Holiday
Having quite a new story, history and experience even though its raining. We missed civil ceremony due to the rain
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Deeknee
Its my 4th visit to Elysian Ski place. Eventhough the intention was to visit Jisan this time round unfortunately th
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Great Tour!
We enjoyed our tour with our guide, Katy, very much! First of all she was very hands-on to us and our needs and con
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Johnny L
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Seoul city Tour
Tour guide Yeoni was extremely informative providing great details and info about the places that we visited. Tour
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Johnny L
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Free & Easy Seoul city tour
Our Tour guide Yeoni was extremely helpful and accommodate. Very engaging with all visitors and make us very comfor
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Yeoni
Very interesting!! Went to Nami island and had delicious stir fry chicken. Then we went to petite France and she re
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cl_liaf2018
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Good day!
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  • Duration: 6h
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