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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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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 (60)
1 - 5 of 31 reviews
Reviewed today
Great trip - highly recommended

ThanQ Yura, excellent tour and explanation of the history behind the exhibits. Quite a whirlwind experience but there was enough time to see what we wanted to see without any unnecessary waiting around. Would recommend for any first-time visit to the Republic of Korea ......More

Thank QueenPea3
Reviewed 5 days ago
Great Tour Guide & Cool Tour

Communication was clear and received an email the day before indicating hotel pickup. Picked up at our front door. Our tour guide, Yura, was great and kept the group on time & punctual. I highly recommend the tour. It was fast paced and I would...More

Thank Chris F
Reviewed 5 days ago
Insightful trip to DMZ thanks to Yura!

This was my first time to Korea and I couldn't miss out on seeing the DMZ. Even if you're not a history buff or military enthusiast, this tour is worth your time. It will enable you to appreciate modern Korea and the trials and tribulations...More

Thank mikedeehl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Top of the list

We are a family of four with 2 teens kids. We were pick up by our english tour guide ard 7am, and the tour start ard 8.15am heading to Paju (as expected that the bus will pick up the customers around Seoul cos its a...More

Thank See K
Reviewed 2 October 2018
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
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Marthe H
26 October 2018|
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Response from kelvinng8888 | Reviewed this property |
No. Closest is Dora Station.
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bigelesba
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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