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Half-Day Korean DMZ Tour from Seoul

The Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) lies on the border between North and South Korea, and visiting outside of a guided tour is not allowed. On this tour, explore the DMZ with your guide and gain insight into Korean War history. Take in sites of interest including the 3rd Tunnel and the Dora Observatory in safety, with entrance fees plus pickup and drop-off in central Seoul included.
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$45.50 USD
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Ultimate DMZ and JSA: Private Tour including North Korea Spy Commando Invasion Route

Follow the invasion route of North Korean spy commandos on a private day trip to Korea’s fortified border, or Demilitarized Zone (DMZ), including a tour of the Joint Security Area (JSA). You’ll peek into JSA conference rooms at Panmunjom and visit the Freedom House and Bridge of No Return with a private guide at your side. Imagine the confrontation that took place when US and South Korean militaries joined forces against North Korean infiltrators! Your full-day tour includes lunch and hotel pickup from Seoul by private vehicle.
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Duration: 10 hours
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$232.94 USD
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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 USD
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Full Day Korean DMZ Tour including the War Memorial of Korea

Take a full-day tour from Seoul that includes a trip to the DMZ (Demilitarized Zone) in the morning, and returns to Seoul in the afternoon. Highlights of the DMZ include Imjingak Park, the 3rd Infiltration Tunnel, DMZ Exhibition Hall, Dora Observatory, Dorasan Station, and Unification Village. Return to Seoul for lunch, then visit the War Memorial of Korea before your tour ends in the late afternoon.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$79.00 USD
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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 USD
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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 USD
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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 USD
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Seoul City Private Full-Day Tour Including Lunch

Join this privately led tour of Seoul and discover some of South Korea's renowned cultural gems. See the Royal Guard Changing Ceremony and tour Gyeongbokgung Palace; stroll around Bukchon Hanok Village and Insadong; and visit Jogyesa Temple and N Seoul Tower. The full-day itinerary will lead you through the ages, from ancient city to modern-day capital.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Duration: 8 hours
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$69.00 USD
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Small Group DMZ Spy Tour Including 3rd Tunnel

The Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) between North and South Korea is an area of complex tensions and shared history, but visiting without a guide is prohibited. This guided tour includes all entry fees, lunch, plus pickup and drop-off from your Seoul hotel. With the logistics covered, visit sites of interest including the 3rd Tunnel and the Dora Observatory in safety, and learn the role the DMZ plays in Korean War history.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Duration: 8 hours
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$175.00 USD
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Full-Day South Korean DMZ and Joint Security Area from Seoul

Get to know the Joint Security Area (JSA) and the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) that mark the border between North and South Korea during this 8-hour coach tour from Seoul. Along with your guide and group, make stops at important landmarks such as the Dora Observatory, the Dorasan Station, the DMZ Theater, and Imjingak Park, among others. Traditional Korean lunch and round-trip transportation from Seoul are included.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Duration: 8 hours
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$128.00 USD
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3-Day Round-Trip Tour from Busan to Gyeongju

Away from the bustling cities, South Korea packs more natural attractions and historic landmarks than many visitors realise—but reaching the sites by public transport isn’t always easy. On this 3-day Gyeongju tour from Busan, hit attractions including the UNESCO–listed Bulguk Temple, Gamcheon Culture Village, and the Oryukdo Skywalk. With your dedicated guide and driver on hand, reach the sites in comfort and see sides of South Korean culture many people miss.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Duration: 8 hours
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$479.97 USD
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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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$94.00 USD
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Half Day DMZ tour & drop off at Incheon airport (private group)

Maximize every moment of your Korea vacation with a private 6-hour tour from Seoul to the DMZ. Comfortable transportation takes you (and your luggage) from your city hotel to the border between the two Koreas. Visit the Dora Observatory, walk through the third tunnel, and more. Once the sightseeing is complete, relax in swift transfer to the Incheon Airport in time for your departing flight.
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$101.00 USD
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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 USD
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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 USD
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Cruise Layover: Busan Highlight Tour - Haedong Yonggungsa & UN Memorial Cemetery

* Activity SummaryWith just one day in port at Busan International Cruise Terminal, you come by some highlights in Busan including Haedong Yonggungsa temple and BIFF.Plus, if you are history buff, You should catch this chance. You will look around historical sites such as Nurimaru APEC House and UN Memorial Cemetery.- Visiting Major tourists destination including haedong yonggungsa temple, BIFF street, Jagalchi fishmarket, etc - Comprehensive tour of Busan ideal for first-time visitors- Small-group tour ensures that you maximize your time(Max 15pax).* Why you should book with us?"WE MAKE QUALITY TOUR SERVICE WITH REASONABLE PRICE FOR YOU!"Here Korea Travel offers only quality tour program without any compulsory shopping centers to tourists visiting Korea. Tour guides are friendly, accommodating and experienced. Don't waste your time for waiting too many tourists on one coach! Your guide will be waiting for you and drop you off at Busan International Cruise Terminal safely.
  • Duration: 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$90.00 USD
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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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$74.34 USD
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Private Korean Cultural Heritage Tour Including Seokguram Grotto, Bulguksa Temple and Cheonmachong

Discover top South Korean attractions including Seokguram Grotto, Bulguksa Temple and Cheonmachong on this private 10-hour Korean cultural heritage tour in Busan. Visit the UNESCO World Heritage–listed Seokguram Grotto in Gyeongju. Marvel at Buddhist shrines, magnificent pagodas and important relics at the 8th-century Bulguksa Temple with your private guide. After lunch in a local restaurant, visit Tumuli Park — home to the Silla royal tomb of Cheonmachong. Admire traditional gemstones at an amethyst factory. Visit Cheomseongdae Observatory, and learn of ancient Silla Kingdom history at the Gyeongju National Museum.
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$140.00 USD
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Full Day Cheorwon DMZ Tour with Lunch from Seoul

Meet our friendly staff at the meeting point in the center of Seoul , after that you will have a day with full of knowledge about the Korea history. It will take about 2 hours to get to Cheorwon and the first stop is Memorial Tower of Baengmagoji Battlefield and Memorial Museum, which you can know more about the Baengma Battlefield. Then will go to the Goseokjeong National Tourist Area which is the most scenic spots among the eight scenic views of Cheorwon. After that, will have Korean Table D'hote for lunch which is included in the tour fee.In the afternoon, you will get the DMZ tour into the area of 2nd Tunnel, Cheorwon Peace Observatory, Woljeong-ri Station and Cheorwon Korean Workers' Party Headquarters. You will be guided by the professional English speaking guide and know more abour the Korean war and the background.Finally will get back to Seoul around 6:30pm to 7:00pm.
  • Duration: 11 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 11 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$62.50 USD
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Gyeongju Day Trip from Busan Including Seokguram Grotto, Bulguksa Temple and Cheonmachong

Explore the cultural treasures of Gyeongju on a day trip from Busan. Travel to the coastal city by air-conditioned coach and tour UNESCO-listed Bulguksa Temple and its hermitage, Seokguram Grotto, with an informative guide. Discover artifacts of the Silla Dynasty at the Gyeongju National Museum and visit the Cheomseongdae astronomical observatory. Your tour includes a restaurant lunch and hotel pickup and drop-off in Busan.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$140.00 USD
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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 USD
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Layover Tour from Incheon Airport to Seoul

Incheon International Airport is a popular layover stop on flights across the world, but killing time in the airport is dull. On this tour, make the most of your layover hours and explore vibrant Seoul. With your guide at the wheel, visit top attractions like Gyeongbokgung Palace and the Namsangol Hanok Village with admission fees included. Your tour’s flexible start times mean you can easily match your layover hours.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$101.00 USD
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Small-Group Seoul Morning Royal Palaces Tour

Spend a morning in Seoul visiting highlights including Jogyesa Temple, Gyeongbokgung Palace, and the National Folk Museum. You'll also stop for photo ops outside the Presindential Blue House (Cheong Wa Dae) and Gwanghwamun Gate during the changing of the guards. Your 3.5-hour tour includes transportation, entrance fees, guide, and hotel pickup. You will be dropped off at either City Hall or Insadong. 
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$33.00 USD
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Hwaseong Fortress and Korean Folk Village Tour from Seoul

Enjoy a full-day tour that takes in stunning Hwaseong Fortress in the morning, and visits the historical Korean Folk Village in the afternoon. With your guide, explore the highlights of Hwaseong Fortress, a UNESCO World Heritage site and impressive example of late Joseon dynasty architecture. Then get a firsthand experience of Korean folk customs and handicrafts at the Korean Folk Village, which includes more than 200 restored traditional homes. A Korean-style lunch and round-trip hotel transport are included.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$150.00 USD
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