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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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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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K-Fan K-Pop Tour Including Lunch

Experience all things K-Pop on a 6-hour Seoul tour that reveals South Korea’s vibrant popular culture. Explore the Gangnam District, made world-famous by Korean rapper Psy; visit ultra-hip clothing stores on Apgujeong Rodeo Street; and watch holographic K-Pop performances at SMTOWN Theater, which features a colossal panoramic screen. Lunch and hotel drop-off are included.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 100.00
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Street Food Crawl, Seoul Style

With fresh ingredients, strong flavors, and traditional recipes dating back down the centuries, cuisine is a huge part of Korean culture. On this Seoul walking tour, follow your guide through Namdaemun Market and delve into the city’s vibrant food scene. Explore historic neighbourhoods off the beaten trail, sample the dishes the locals love, and sit down to a delicious meal at a Korean barbecue restaurant.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 89.34
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Authentic Food Tour in Seoul's Historic Jongro District

Immerse yourself in the culinary and drinking culture of Seoul's historic Jongro District on this evening walking tour. Follow a guide to three different local restaurants to try traditional dishes such as chicken stew, Budaejjigae, pancakes, and Korean barbecue. Learn about the traditional foods served here, as well as the history of the district, through the guide's in-depth commentary. Limited to a small group of 10 people or fewer, this tour provides personalized attention and an intimate atmosphere.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 74.00
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Half-day Walking Tour: Gyeongbokgung Palace and Bukchon Hanok Village

Admire South Korea’s palace architecture and learn of life in the country’s capital on this 3-hour Gyeongbokgung Palace and Bukchon Hanok Village walking tour. Stroll to Gwanghwamun Gate and visit Gyeongbokgung Palace. Listen as your guide details Joseon Dynasty history and admire traditional construction techniques. Visit the National Folk Museum of Korea and discover over 98,000 artifacts detailing South Korea’s history. Head between Gyeongbokgung Palace and Changdeokgung Palace to Bukchon Hanok Village. Peer inside traditional houses and learn about Korean lifestyles from the past to the prefect day.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 59.00
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Seoul Afternoon Tour Including Palgakjeong, Changdeokgung and Namdaemun Market

Drive a scenic route along the Bukak Skyway and make a stop at Palgakjeong, an octagonal pavilion on the mountaintop of Bugaksan. This half-day sightseeing itinerary continues with a tour of the UNESCO-designated Changdeokgung Palace and Bukchon Hanok Village. Browse for goods along Insadong Street, Namdaemun Market, and an amethyst factory or ginseng center before return minivan transport to your hotel in Seoul.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 50.00
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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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US$ 33.00
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Korean Palace and Temple Tour in Seoul: Gyeongbokgung Palace and Jogyesa Temple

Explore top Seoul attractions including Gyeongbokgung Palace and Jogyesa Temple on this 3.5-hour Korean palace and temple tour in Seoul. Travel through Seoul by comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle with your guide. Gain insight into Joseon-era history at Gyeongbokgung Palace, once home to the Korean royal family, and explore the palace compound on foot. Visit the National Folk Museum and learn how life used to be before Korea’s rapid modernization. Then, visit the Jogyesa Temple and enjoy an authentic insight into life as a Zen Buddhist in South Korea’s bustling capital.
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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Seoul History and Culture Small-Group Tour

Uncover Seoul's fascinating history on this 3-hour walking tour of the dynamic city. See old-style Korean houses at the traditional Bukchon Hanok Village, discover the history of rice cake making at the Tteok Museum, tour the UNESCO-listed Changdeokgung Palace and visit Gwangjang Market. Numbers are limited to 12 participants for a small-group experience with your informative guide.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Duration: 3 hours
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Seoul 4-Hour Afternoon Tour of the Han River Cruise, Aqua Planet 63, and Sky Art

See a wonderful exhibit before departing for a 1-hour sightseeing cruise on the Han River. View Seoul from a different perspective as you float past key landmarks. After, you will enjoy a visit to the Sky Art Observatory. This half-day tour in the afternoon includes round-trip hotel transport by minivan.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Gangnam Tour(Including Dinner) - The past and present of Seoul

Gangnam is a new development area in Seoul that has been developed since the 1970s, Through our Gangnam tour, you can see the past and state-of-the-art, highly developed Seoul together. We will visit the most popular tour attractions in Gangnam and will serve popular Korean street foods with Korean rice wine, Makgeolli, for dinner after tour. - Bongeunsa Temple- COEX mall- SMTOWN for K-pop- Seolleung and Jeongneung Royal Tombs(UNESCO World heritage)- SAMSUNG D'light - Gangnam youth's hangoutAdditional to above essential Gangnam tour, Korean streets foods are included in our tour, so you don't need to reserve separate tickets for city tour and food tour. Through this combined tour with professional licensed English speaking guide, you will meet the past, present and future of the Seoul.
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Royal Palace Morning Small-Group Tour

See the historical and modern sights of Seoul on this half-day tour with a small group. Walk around Cheonggyecheon, stop for photos of the Blue House (Cheongwadae), visit Gyeongbokgung Palace and view cultural exhibits at the National Folk Museum of Korea—all in one morning. Hotel pickup is included, with drop-off at Lotte Hotel Seoul or Namdaemun Market.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Seoul Time old Traditions

Experience a different side to Seoul’s cosmopolitain personality as you explore the historic neighbourhoods in the north of the city with a Host who is as passionate about history as you are. Discover the city’s rich cultural heritage and see how the blend of ancient tradition and modern innovation has combined to create an exciting contemporary culture which today still draws on its roots. Take in the spectacular sights of the city's iconic historic attractions, browse the nation’s oldest market and visit ancient palaces while getting a taste of contemporary local life in the city. We’ll be in touch within 24 hours after booking to find out more about your personality, interests and any requirements so we can assign a like-minded Host who can create a bespoke experience for you.
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 hours
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Best of Seoul Tour in the Morning

Visit top landmarks in Seoul on a morning sightseeing tour with an expert guide. Admire the architecture of Jogyesa Temple, a hub for Zen Buddhism, and explore Gyeongbokgung Palace before observing the changing of the guard ceremony at the palace. Learn about Korean history and cultural traditions at Cheongwadae Sarangchae, and hear about the Joseon dynasty’s long rule. Your local guide shares key facts and fascinating insights throughout your coach tour, which includes hotel pickup as well as drop-off at either City Hall or Itaewon.
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Half-Day Morning Tour of Seoul to Jogye Temple, Gyoengbok Palace and Insadong

Take in famous landmarks and top attractions around the South Korean capital on this half-day morning tour of Seoul. Explore Jogye Temple, where lotus lanterns hold Koreans’ prayers and a statue of Buddha smiles on all visitors. Pass the security area into Seoul’s presidential house — the capital’s seat of power. Visit Gwanghwamun Gate and Gyeongbok Palace with a guide, and gain insight into South Korea’s rich Joseon-era history and heritage. Finish your tour in the historic district of Insadong, where stylish art galleries and traditional restaurants line the ancient walkways.
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Eat Like a Local in Seoul

Join one of our hosts to eat your way around Seoul, stopping off at the places where locals really eat. Try dishes like kalguksu, a soup made of hand made noodles and anchovy-based broth, garlic bomb chicken stew and mandu (dumplings). Visit a sikdang (local restaurant) or a local Korean barbeque restaurant with no tourist in sight! You might stand out a little, but it's worth it for the food! Within 24 hours after booking you'll receive a short questionnaire about your personality and interests. Based on your responses, you'll be assigned a like-minded host. Your host will communicate with you directly to suggest an itinerary to help you discover what makes the city unique. You will also agree on a meeting time and place. Your itinerary is flexible, so during the experience, you can always change your mind about what you want to do.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Drinking and Eating through the Alleys of Seoul

THIS TOUR IS DIFFERENT THAN OTHER TOURS! I focus on food and drinks. The main focus is drinking at each spot while we eat some outstanding food. I provide 5 hour tours. I will be taking you around the neighborhood that has the best food in Seoul, HANDS DOWN! There are tiny alleys that even Koreans don't know about! I have taken many people around here including my native Korean friends and they will agree that it is the best of the best! I promise you won't be disappointed in this tour. Just make sure to bring a huge appetite since we will be trying a ton of dishes!Due to the fact that my tours are 100% customizable, this will be different for each tour. I do not take you to places that you will be able to find on google or are commercialized. I take you to places you would typically not be able to go to on your own.
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Korean Palace and Market Tour in Seoul Including Insadong and Gyeongbokgung Palace

Discover the history and cultural traditions of Korea on this full-day tour of Seoul’s palaces and markets. Visit Gyeongbokgung Palace including its National Folklore Museum, and see Jogyesa Buddhist Temple and Changdeokgung Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Your informative guide accompanies you to Insadong and Namdaemun to explore these bustling local markets on foot. Enjoy a Korean lunch and convenient round-trip coach transport from your hotel.
  • Duration: 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Duration: 8 hours 30 minutes
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US$ 82.00
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Soul of Seoul Small-Group Walking Tour

Experience Seoul’s fusion of ancient traditions and rapid modernization as you amble down city streets on this 3-hour walking tour of the bustling metropolis. A local guide reveals hidden treasures and favorite local hangouts, from temples to teashops. Visit historical landmarks including Gyeonghuigung Palace and the Bosingak Bell Pavilion. Numbers are limited to 12 participants for a small-group experience.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Duration: 3 hours
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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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Half-Day Afternoon Tour of Seoul With Downtown Seoul Pickup

This half-day sightseeing tour around Seoul begins in the afternoon with a stop at a “hanbok” shop to try on traditional Korean clothing. After tea, take a guided tour of Changdeokgung Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Set out for a stroll through Bukchon Hanok Village, which features Joseon-period houses, and stop to make your own bracelet using traditional Korean knotting techniques.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Seoul Palace Morning Tour

Discover Seoul’s royal residences and gain insight into South Korea’s heritage on this Seoul palace morning tour. Explore the Jogyesa Buddhist Temple, a center for Zen Buddhism, with your guide. See the Blue House — where the Prime Minister of South Korea lives and works. Visit Gyeongbok Palace, the city’s finest royal residence during the Joseon Dynasty. Admire the luxury living quarters and banquet suites, and gain insight into life here during the dynasty’s 5-century reign. Finish your tour at Gwanghwamun Gate and see the changing of the guard ceremony.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Duration: 3 hours
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Gangnam - Highlight City Tour in Seoul(including Lunch)

Gangnam is a new development area in Seoul that has been developed since the 1970s, and is the most stylish district combined with the past and present of Seoul. Gangnam offers stylish boutiques, trendy bars, fancy restaurants, top brand shops and old Buddhist temples, Royal tombs of Joseon dynasty. Through Gangnam - Highlight City Tour in Seoul, you meet the past and state-of-the-art, highly developed Seoul together. Our experienced tour guide leads you to the wonder of Gangnam. Also, we will have a popular Jinseng Chicken Soup for lunch at a popular restaurant which local people prefer.- Bongeunsa Temple- COEX mall- SMTOWN for K-pop- Seolleung and Jeongneung Royal Tombs(UNESCO World heritage)- SAMSUNG D'light - Gangnam youth's hangout- Traditional Korean Food
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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