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  1. South Korea
  2. Seoul
  3. Korean Demilitarized Zone

DMZ Half- and Full-Day Tour with War Memorial of Korea

Product ID: 142011
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The Demilitarized Zone is a unique area where you can observe one country being divided into two. Experience the tension but hope for peace in Korea and learn about their history and future.
About this activity
Duration 6 - 9 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Wheelchair accessible

Pickup included

Your hotel in central Seoul (no service from the airport or cruise port). Pickup time varies from 7:10-8:10 AM.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

Select participants and date:



  • Enjoy a genuine Korean DMZ tour with a professional guide
  • Visit Imjingak Park, the 3rd Tunnel and DMZ Exhibition Hall with a well-informed guide
  • See how people live in the North Korea through telescope at the Dora observatory
  • Learn about the Korean War in 1950s and understand how it affected Korean people
Full description
The Korean Demilitarized Zone is temporarily closed due to African Swine Flu. During this time, the tour will visit Imjingak Park,  Freedom Bridge and War Memorial Museum to learn about the Korean War.

You will be picked up from your accommodation in Central Seoul and travel to Imjingak Park which takes just over an hour. On arrival at the Imjingak Park, see Freedom Bridge and the old steam train, which shows the tragedy of the Korean War. While you are there, visit a memorial monument for the soldiers who died in the Korean War.  Then, travel to the 3rd Tunnel which the North Korean Army built to infiltrate South Korea in the 1970s. Wearing a safety helmet, walk down to the tunnel for about 600 meters. After, you have some time to look around the DMZ Exhibition Hall. Here, you can see old weapons, learn more about the Korean war and watch a brief film about Korea.

Then, head to the Dora Observatory to see North Korea’s land and the mysterious propaganda village. With permission from your guide, you can take some pictures at the observatory. You can also get a stamp like the the one you would get at the immigration desk in the airport. This is not a real immigration stamp, but a souvenir.

Your transport will pass by the Unification Village, then head back to Seoul, stopping by the Korean Ginseng Center. The tour will end with a drop off at the City Hall. Half-day tour has morning (pick-up between 7:10 AM and 8:20 AM with drop off at around 2:00 PM) and afternoon tour (pick-up between 10:10 AM and 11:20 AM with drop off at around 5:00 PM).

If you join the full-day tour, the option includes a lunch that suits your preference and a visit to the War Memorial of Korea where numerous exhibits and your tour guide will explain more in detail about Korea's tragic history and how the two Korea's got divided.
  • Pick-up from your hotel or subway station in Central Seoul
  • Transportation
  • Professional tour guide
  • Admission fee
  • Lunch (if full-day option is selected)
  • Admission to the War Memorial of Korea (if full-day option is selected)
What’s Not Included
  • Drop off back at your hotel
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems
  • People with claustrophobia
  • People with heart problems
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Passport
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Sandals or flip flops
Know before you go
• The Korean Demilitarized Zone is temporarily closed due to African Swine Flu. During this time, the tour will visit Imjingak Park, Freedom Bridge and War Memorial Museum to learn about the Korean War
• Children must be accompanied by an adult. Baby fees are free, however, infant seats are not provided
• This tour is not available for participants with a wheelchair or walker
• It is not recommended that pregnant women or participants with a serious medical condition join this tour
• Participants must follow the tour guide's instructions at all times
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Seoul N Tour

Product ID: 142011