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653 reviews   (4.57)

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 6 hours

Departs: Seoul, Seoul

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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This half-day tour will take you to the Korean DMZ that is located about an hour away from Seoul. You will see the Third Tunnel, the DMZ Exhibition Hall, the Dora Observatory, the Dorasan Station (closed temporally by military) and pass by the Unification Village on the way back to Seoul. It will be an educational experience to learn about the Korean War and its history.

What's Included

Pickup (pick-up provided at 6 places only)

Professional guide

What's Not Included

Food and drinks


Hotel drop-off

Hotel pick-up


Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 2
  • CHILD: Age: 3 - 10
  • ADULT: Age: 11 - 99

Additional Info

  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Not recommended for elderly for the 3rd Tunnel as slope way. Instead, they may wait outside.
  • Not recommended for travelers with claustrophobia for the 3rd Tunnel. Instead, the traveler may wait outside.
  • Not recommended for travelers with spinal injuries
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

Imjingak Pyeonghoa-Nuri Park
You can see the Freedom Bridge, Monument of Soldiers, Bell of Peace and an old steam locomotive that shows the extremity of the tragedy that was the Korean War.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

The DMZ is a unique area where you can observe one country being divided into two.
With this tour, you will visit the 3rd Tunnel, DMZ Exhibition hall, Dora observatory and Unification village.
Experience the tension but hope for peace in Korea and learn about their history and future.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Included

The Third Tunnel
North Korean Army built to infiltrate South Korea in 1970s. You will walk down to the tunnel (about 500m) wearing a safety helmet.
After tunnel, you will have some time to look around the DMZ Exhibition Hall which shows the Korean War, old weapons and you can watch a short film about Korea's history and other information of Korea.

50 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Dora Observatory
The highlight spot in DMZ is Dora Observatory where you can see North Korea’s propaganda village through onsite telescopes.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Included


getting a full and quick glimpse of dmz
ppyppyppy, 11-01-2023
a fruitful 4-hour trip to the korean dmz thanks to our guide crystal^^ definitely worth my time!!!!!
Nice tour ever!
beckyswong, 11-01-2023
We did enjoy the half day trip with our tour guide Crystal. She explained the history quite clearly and interesting. My son likes her very much because she is so nice to him. Thanks Crystal!
Highly recommend this tour
Companion44460679304, 09-01-2023
our guide Sadie was very informative and we had perfect weather with great views from observatory. Well organised tour
Fantastic tour with an even more amazing tour guide
RyukaWasTaken, 07-01-2023
Sadie was an amazing and super kind guide who was extremely knowledgeable about all things regarding the DMZ and the Korean War. She explained everything very thoroughly and answered any questions we had in great detail.

The tour itself was fantastic and we had a perfect amount of time at each location, while learning a lot about each area.

Amazing tour, would recommend.
Great tour but foggy
jaimeer2023, 07-01-2023
Excellent your, really cool sights. Sadie our guide was very knowledgeable, and covered really interesting topics. The only downside was that it was quite foggy, so we couldn't quite see all the sights. Great tour though, would absolutely recommend.

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