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Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) Half-Day Tour from Seoul

Tour the Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) with a knowledgeable guide who shares the history and highlights of this important strip of land that separates North and South Korea. Established in 1953 after the Korean War, the DMZ includes key sites such as the Freedom Bridge, 3rd Infiltration Tunnel, Imjingak Park, DMZ Museum and Dora Observatory. Visit the DMZ from Seoul on a morning or afternoon half-day tour, with optional upgrades to include lunch or a full-day tour that also visits Insadong Antique Street, a mecca of antique shops, boutiques and tea houses.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Duration: 8 hours
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DMZ Past and Present: Korean Demilitarized Zone Tour from Seoul

Travel to the Korean Demilitarized Zone to see the border that divides North and South Korea on this guided adventure from Seoul. Learn about the troubled history of the country, from the time of the Korean War to modern day. Visit Imjingak Park, the Freedom Bridge, the Third Infiltration Tunnel and the DMZ Museum. Plus, look across the DMZ into North Korea from the Dora Observatory. Lunch (if option selected), all the necessary entrance fees and a hotel pickup are included.
  • Duration: 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$46.00
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Full Day Small-Group Royal Palace and Seoul Tour

Explore the highlights of Seoul on a full-day tour with an informative guide. Highlights include Jogyesa Temple, the Blue House, the royal guard changing ceremony at Gwanghwamun Gate, and tours of Gyeongbokgung Palace and Changdeokgung Palace, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Take in traditional culture at the National Folk Museum, Insadong Antique Street, and at Namdaemun Gate and Namdaemun Market. Includes lunch, entrance fees, and hotel pickup and drop-off.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$76.00
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JSA & DMZ Tour(Tue-Fri)

Experience two of Korea’s most popular attractions on a full-day tour from Seoul.  Skip the hassle of arranging your own means of transit and relax in complimentary round trip transportation from the city. Your guide is with your group every step of the way to ensure a dynamic tour experience. Between your JSA and DMZ visits, enjoy an included traditional Korean lunch.
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Duration: 10 hours
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$127.00
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5-Day South Korean Cities Tour from Seoul Including Gongju, Busan, and Yeosu

Discover the cities that make South Korea tick on this 5-day South Korean cities tour from Seoul. Visit vibrant and bustling South Korean cities including Busan, Gongju, Suncheon, Yeosu and Wonju. Enjoy breathtaking views, clean air and an escape to nature in Mt Seorak National Park. Learn of Korea’s rich history at the Tomb of King Muryeong and Gwangju National Museum. Gain insight into traditional architecture at Jeonju Hanok and Hahoe Folk Village. Explore the UNESCO–listed Bulguksa Temple with your guide and learn of Korea’s bold 2018 Olympics.Please note: from November 2017 to April 2018, Pyeongchang Alpensia will not be visited due to the 2018 Winter Olympic Games.
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Duration: 5 days
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$699.00
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Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) and JSA Panmunjom Tour from Seoul

Travel to the Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) and the Joint Security Area (JSA) to see the border that divides North and South Korea on this guided, full-day adventure from Seoul. Learn about the role of the DMZ and JSA from the time of the Korean War to modern day. Visit Imjingak Park, the DMZ Museum, the Third Infiltration Tunnel, the Freedom House, the Bridge of No Return and much more. Plus, look across the DMZ into North Korea from the Dora Observatory. Lunch, entrance fees and hotel pickup are included.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Duration: 9 hours
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$144.90
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DMZ Tour from Seoul Including Dora Observatory

Visit the Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) during your stay in Seoul on this 6-hour tour. A border zone that separates North Korea and South Korea, the DMZ presents the chance to learn a bit about the history of conflict between the two countries. You can enter one of the tunnels and visit Dora Observatory, where you can look at North Korea through a telescope, depending on the weather.
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Private tour, 1Day Busan city tour by KTX from Seoul

Discover all the Busan has to offer in a single day on a private tour from Seoul. Your journey to Busan and back to the capital is seamless and comfortable thanks to round-trip hotel transfer and 2-way KTX bullet train tickets. Upon arrival to the seaside city, head to Busan Tower, Jagalchi Fish Market, Gamcheon Mural Village, and beyond. In addition to Busan's modern attractions, you also visit the cliffside Haedong Yonggungsa Temple
  • Duration: 9 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$280.00
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Full-Day Busan City Tour

Visit all the highlights and landmarks of Busan on this full-day sightseeing tour. Take in the seascape of Taejongdae, walk along the Songdo Skywalk, and have lunch in the Songdo Market. Learn about the local religion at Haedong Yonggungsa Temple and explore the Gamcheon Culture Village.
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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$41.00
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Private Full Day Tour to Mt Seorak and East Sea

Surrounded by pretty countryside, Mt. Seorak ranks among the highest and most impressive peaks in South Korea—but reaching the mountain from Seoul by public transport is a challenge. On this full-day tour, travel in comfort by private vehicle and see the best of Mt. Seorak and surrounds with ease. Discover sites of interest including the fish market and Sokcho lighthouse—with round-trip travel from your central Seoul hotel included.
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Duration: 12 hours
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Full-Day Jeju East Course Bus Tour with Lunch(Canola flower season3/19~4/20)

The UNESCO World Heritage–listed island of Jeju lies off the southern shores of South Korea, and reaching it from Seoul can be a challenge. On this full-day tour, visit Seongeup folk village, explore Seongsan Ilchulbong and the Manjang Cave, and learn of the island’s famous female divers. See the best of Jeju in one day.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Full Day- Essential Seoul City Tour & Gourmet Tour(including Lunch and Dinner)

This full-day tour offers a comprehensive overview of Seoul and is an excellent choice for first-time visitors. Highlights include Gyeongbokgung Palace, Tongin Market, Insadong, Gwangjang Market, and Cheonggyecheon, a man-made eco-waterway built on the site of a former stream. You won’t go hungry on this tour—lunch and dinner are included.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$100.00
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Full-Day Busan Tour Including Haedong Yonggungsa Temple

Explore the highlights of Busan on this 8-hour sightseeing tour, including a visit to the Haedong Yonggungsa Temple and a traditional Korean barbecue lunch. Round-trip transportation from Busan hotels included.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Exciting DMZ Afternoon Tour

Straddle the two Koreas on a 4.5-hour guided sightseeing tour from Seoul to the Demilitarized Zone. Convenient hotel pickup spares you the stress of using the crowded subway to rush to a meeting point. After your comfortable journey, enjoy detailed commentary at the DMZ area, Dora Observatory, and Imjingak Park with ample opportunity to ask your guide questions. Afterwards, take time to explore on your own, before drop-off in central Seoul.
  • Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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3-Day Tour of Western Korea from Seoul to Busan

The western shores of South Korea are home to bustling cities, traditional coastal villages, and open countryside, but beating the language barrier to explore by public transport is a challenge. On this adventurous 3-day tour, travel in comfort by coach from Seoul to Busan, and reach far-flung destinations including a green tea plantation in Boseong, and Jinjuseong Fortress in Jinju. With the logistics covered, you’re free to relax and enjoy the best of South Korea.
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Duration: 3 days
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$489.00
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Full-Day Tour of DMZ Including a Pistol Shooting Experience

Tour the DMZ, including a close-up visit to the Military Demarcation Line, followed by target practice in Seoul. Hotel pick up from centrally located Seoul hotels included. Valid passport required on day of travel.
  • Duration: 7 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$109.00
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Full-Day Ulsan Tour Including Daewangam Park

Get familiar with the city of Ulsan on this full-day tour from Busan. Visit local highlights such as the Ulsan Bridge Observatory, the Lotte Plaza, Gangeolgot, the Jangsaengpo Whale Museum, and Daewangam Park, among others. Entrance fees, lunch, and transport included.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$169.99
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Seoul Private Flexible Adventure Tour

See Seoul how you’d like to see it—with choices galore—during this private tour that allows you to customize your own day’s itinerary and choose your own lunch, too. Explore the center of Zen Buddhism, Jogyesa Temple, or see some of the unique food choices of South Korea's capital city at the Noryangjin Fish Market—or go to both. Pick four places to visit, and get ready for a great time with guides who know the quickest ways around Seoul, so you can fit more sightseeing into your trip.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Duration: 8 hours
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$84.00
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Andong Day Trip: Hahoe Folk Village from Seoul

Discover the culture of South Korea on this guided day trip from Seoul to Andong. Take in the scenic, bird’s-eye view from Buyongdae Cliff, and learn about local art and architecture — plus mask culture and dances — in the Hahoe Folk Village. Visit a Confucian school and temple, the largest in Andong, and much more.
  • Duration: 11 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 11 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Seoul Highlights Small-Group Tour with Lunch and Nanta Show

Visit the must-see sites in Seoul on this 10-hour small-group tour that provides an ideal introduction to the city for first-time visitors. Tour essential highlights such as Gyeongbokgung Palace and Gwangjang Market with your guide, and opt to end the tour with a traditional Nanta show or extra time in Myeongdong.
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Duration: 10 hours
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Eat like a local in Seoul

Food is a huge part of South Korean culture, so to really immerse yourself in city life you need to scout out the sikdang (restaurants) where locals eat - and to do that you’ll need a Host by your side! Feast on street eats, Korean bbq, food “towns” and centuries old dishes like kalguksu, a soup made of handmade noodles and anchovy-based broth or the city famous ‘garlic bomb chicken stew’! You’ll have the opportunity to see some of the coolest neighbourhoods like Insadong, famous for its street food creations, Ikseondong, a neighbourhood which is famous for its Hanok style cafe street and Jongno, a district known to be where you can find some of the best traditional dishes like dumplings and noodle soup. Within 24 hours of your booking, we will contact you to assign a like-minded Host who will create a bespoke experience for you. Your Host will suggest an itinerary and agree a meeting time and place, but you can always change your mind about what you want to do.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Korean History & Heritage Tour

Explore the Culture & Heritage side of Seoul, visiting the beautiful Gangbuk area were most of the traditional tourists sites are located. By the end, you will be an expert on Korean traditional architecture and the history of the Korean people. Book now to get a feel for Koreans lived during the Joseon Dynasty period (1392AD - 1919AD)
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$400.00
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Korean Folk Village

Modern South Korea’s heritage dates back to the Shilla dynasty, but amid all the high-rise skyscrapers and sleek hotels, the country’s ancient history can seem lost. On this tour, visit the Korean Folk Village with admission fees plus round-trip travel from your Seoul hotel included. With your guide to lead the way, discover traditional Korean houses and catch cultural music performances, and see sides of Korean history many visitors miss.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Private tour to Nami Island and Petite France(Include Lunch and Entrance fee)

Immerse in the world of K-drama “Winter Sonata” on this small-group door-to-door day trip to pretty Namiseom (Nami) Island. Exploring in a group of maximum 11, learn about contemporary Korean culture from your guide as you travel and explore Nami. Along the way, enjoy a stop at Petite France, a slice of rural France translated into the Korean countryside, and savor an included lunch.
  • Duration: 9 to 10 hours
  • Duration: 9 to 10 hours
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