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DMZ Tour with Pistol Shooting Experience and One-Way Hotel Transfer

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    • Adults (15+)
  • Children from age 0 to 14 are not allowed.
  • KEY HIGHLIGHTS
    • Enjoy a tour to Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ), a no man’s land between North and South Korea
    • See the border that divides North and South Korea with an expert guide
    • Visit historically relevant places like Imjingak Park, Freedom Bridge, 3rd Infiltration Tunnel and more
    • Learn about Korean War and Cold War and feel the reality of divided Korean Peninsula
    • Participate in target practice at a shooting gallery in Seoul
    • With no restriction on nationality, enjoy a safe DMZ tour
    • Enjoy comfortable one way hotel pick-up with easy transport throughout the tour
    • No need to print- Smartphone voucher accepted!
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    Tuesday to Sunday

    Duration

    7.5 hours

    Start Time

    8am to 3:30pm

    Meeting Point

    Good news! You can get picked up from your hotel in central Seoul, just give us the details at the time of booking. Don’t worry if you have not booked your hotel yet, you pass them onto the operator when you are ready.

    Ending Point

    Myeongdong area.

  • Overview & Itinerary
    Overview

    If the thought of visiting one of the most heavily armed border zones in the world excites you, then this is the tour for you! Enjoy a well-guided tour to the Korean Demilitarized Zone, one of the world’s most unusual tourist places that serves as a buffer zone between North Korea and South Korea.

    Bearing the remnants of the Cold War and their consequences till date, this tour teaches you a lot more about the Korean War history than you already might be aware of. With the help of easy transportation, visit various prominent places like the Imgingak Park, 3rd Infiltration Tunnel and Dorasan Observatory.

    What’s more? This tour additionally includes an exciting pistol shooting experience and one-way hotel pick up!

    Itinerary

    This exciting tour of the Korean Demilitarized Zone begins with a comfortable pick up from your Seoul hotel. Get to know your friendly guide as you pass by Imjingak Park, also known as the Nuri Peace Park, which was built in 1972 after the joint South-North armistice with a hope that someday unification might be possible. As you travel through the DMZ area, located just a few miles away from the North Korean Territory, listen to your guide’s commentary on Korea’s turbulent past. Also, learn how the Korean Armistice Agreements led to the creation of a 155-mile long military demarcation line (MLD) with this 2-km wide demilitarized zone on each side of it.

    Check out the Freedom Bridge that was once crossed over by South Koreans when they came back home from North Korea. Next, pass by the Unification Village to reach the 3rd Infiltration Tunnel that was secretly dug by the Northern army to spy on the Republic of Korea!

    Your next stop is the Dorasan Observatory, located on the top of Mt. Dora. Being the closest accessible place in South Korea to the North, enjoy catching rare glimpses of the North Korean State through binoculars on this 304 square feet observatory. This is followed by a visit to Dorastan Station, one of the northernmost railway stations on the Gyeongui Line, connecting Seoul to Sinuiju. Situated in the zone that strictly restricts general civilian access, visitors can view Dorasan Mountain and the barbed wire fences of the Southern Limit Line.

    Participate in a unique pistol shooting activity at a shooting gallery.

    This tour ends at Myeongdong area where later you can enjoy shopping and pamper your taste buds at your own pace.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions
    Inclusions
    • Hotel pick-up
    • English speaking tour guide
    • Transportation
    • Admission fee
    • Pistol shooting experience
    Exclusions
    • Beverage
    • Personal expenses
  • Please note & Additional info
    Please note

    Voucher Information: No need to print! If you are travelling with a smartphone or tablet you can present your barcoded e-ticket on your device for this activity.

    Since the DMZ and JSA are operated by the military, the trip may be canceled without prior notice.

    The right to cancel and/or alter any/all part of the itinerary which may result from circumstances beyond control is reserved. However, refunds are not guaranteed.

    In case of traffic jams, your pick-up service can be delayed.

    This itinerary is just a schedule and may be changed. For your detailed itinerary, please ask the person in charge before departure.

    All schedules are subject to change due to road conditions (roadworks, traffics etc.), weather conditions (storms, hurricanes, dense fog, heavy snow, etc.) and the government order, strike, and any other unforeseen reasons for the military reason such as military training, visiting higher level of military personnel etc.

    DMZ Tour tourist must bring passport on day of the tour.

    If your accommodation isn't in Seoul (for example, Incheon), you have to pay extra for your hotel pick-up. Charges are based on the distance on the tour day.

    This activity is adults (and older children) only. Little ones under the age of 14 years will have to sit this one out, we’re afraid.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details. They’re a nice bunch, and will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. Please give them a call at least 24 hours before your organised  activity to reconfirm.

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