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Full Day Korean DMZ Tour including the War Memorial of Korea

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    What to Expect
    After morning pickup at your Seoul accommodation, travel in a climate-controlled coach to reach Imjingak Park.

    Upon arrival, view the Freedom Bridge and old steam trains as you learn from your guide about the Korean War. Next, drive to the 3rd Tunnel, which the North Korean Army built in the 1970s to infiltrate South Korea. Disembark and follow your guide into the tunnel on foot to see it up close.

    After visiting the tunnel, take time to view the exhibits in the DMZ Exhibition Hall, such as displays of old weapons and a film that details the history of Korea. 

    Continue to the observatory at Mt Dora to see North Korea through telescopes that are trained on North Korea’s propaganda village just over the border. 

    Go to Dorasan Station, the final station in South Korea before entering North Korea. As a souvenir, receive a stamp that resembles the immigration desk in the airport (you will not enter North Korea). 

    Pass by the Unification Village on the way back to Imjingak Park, and hear from your guide how people wish for the reunification of the two Koreas.

    Head back to Seoul and stop at a ginseng center before having a lunch of Korean fare. After lunch, visit the War Memorial of Korea, which holds more than 10,000 artifacts. Have two hours to make your way through the six exhibition halls and the outdoor exhibition area.

    Your tour ends with drop-off at Itaewon or City Hall.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Hongik Univ. Station, Donggyo-dong, Seoul, South Korea

    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pick-up is provided at most hotels in Central Seoul and subway stations.

    Please provide us with the name & full address of your accommodation in Seoul.
    Departure Time
    7:30 AM
    Duration
    9h
    Return Details
    City Hall Station, Jeong-dong, Seoul, South Korea
    Inclusions
    • Hotel pickup
    • Lunch
    • Professional guide
    • Entry/Admission - DMZ
    • Entry/Admission - The War Memorial of Korea
    Exclusions
    • Drinks
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Infant meals not included
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • A minimum of 2 adults per booking is required
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Do not need passport copy in advance
    • Wear comfortable shoes to walk down and up for narrow tunnel
    • Not recommended for seniors who have any problem to walk
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 5 days ago

    Lots of info in short time, but overall very much worth the money. On the tunnel part, too little time and quite challenging for persons almost 2 meter tall, not recommend to go all the way end of the tunnel. Full day version additional only...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank spiller1970
    Reviewed 13 August 2019 via mobile

    Very well organized, punctual and providing a comfortable tour bus. Janey Lee, our tour guide, was lovely, very nice and knowledgable. We had a great day and can only recommend it.

    1  Thank FlorianNufer
    Reviewed 8 August 2019 via mobile

    What a great tour and Sadie was an amazing tour host 😁 Sadie was very friendly and told us lots of info during the tour

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank garry m
    Reviewed 3 August 2019 via mobile

    Wonderful trip with excellent guide brought us in a DMZ visit to the North Korea area. Good sense of humor

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank wouters87
    Reviewed 26 July 2019

    A fantastic trip with many stops along the way for sightseeing. The tour guide Sadie, was exceptional. Fantastic spoken English and a wealth of knowledge on all aspects of the trip. Highly recommend this trip and operator.

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Greg S
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    pripyat86
    29 July 2019|
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    Response from Greg S | Reviewed this property |
    Once you book your place you are part of that guide/bus group. No issues with individuals but once you are part of the group you must stay together. You don’t get a huge amount of time at each location, so take note of the... More
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    13 July 2019|
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    Response from kmchugh2018 | Reviewed this property |
    Yes just check with the tour to make sure on what you want to see.
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