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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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US$ 45.50
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Full-Day Essential Seoul Tour

Experience the best of the South Korean capital and explore with ease on this full-day tour of Seoul. Visit Jogye Temple, The Blue House, Gyeongbok Palace, Insadong, Bugak Skyway, Bukchon Hanok Village, and Myeongdong. Your tour is limited to just 15 people for a personalized experience. Plus, hotel pickup and drop-off is included.
  • Duration: 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 95.00
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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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US$ 232.94
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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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US$ 69.00
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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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US$ 46.00
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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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US$ 79.00
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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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US$ 76.00
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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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US$ 262.50
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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
  • Duration: 8 hours
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US$ 100.00
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Full day Gyeongju UNESCO Heritage Tour: a glimpse into Silla

"WE MAKE QUALITY TOUR SERVICE WITH REASONABLE PRICE FOR YOU!"Don't waste your time for compulsory shopping. Here Korea Travel offers only quality tour program without any compulsory shopping centers to tourists visiting Korea. Enjoy more time at tour stops! Tour guides are friendly, accommodating and experienced. They will make your trip to Korea more special and memorable! our guide will bring you really good restaurants(representative food in local)Do you want to catch a glimpse of Korea’s splendid past? Here is one city for your wish. Gyeongju is the capital of the ancient kingdom of Silla. If you’re into ancient cultures and traditions or just want a break from the fast cars and bright lights of cities in South Korea, take a day trip to Gyeongju. Make a time travel at Gyeongju!
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 100.00
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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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US$ 175.00
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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$ 89.29
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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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US$ 84.00
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Private Full Day Tour of UNESCO Heritage Sites in East Jeju Island

With mighty cliffs tumbling down to hidden coves, UNESCO–listed Jeju Island ranks among South Korea’s top natural attractions. On this tour, explore the island’s eastern shores in comfort by private vehicle with your guide. Visit sites including Jeju Stone Park, Manjanggul Cave, and Seongeup Folk Village, and find out what makes Jeju special. Round-trip travel from your Jeju Island hotel is included in on your tour.
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Duration: 10 hours
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US$ 54.30
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Korean Demilitarized Zone and N Seoul Tower Private Tour

Gain insight into the history and culture of the Korean Peninsula on this 8-hour Demilitarized Zone tour from Seoul. Explore the DMZ — the focus of tensions between North and South Korea — with a guide. Take in top sites of interest including Imjingak Pavilion, the third infiltration tunnel, and Unification Bridge, which was used for prisoner exchanges in 1953. Gaze over the North Korean propaganda village from the Dora Observatory, then enjoy lunch before your private tour concludes with a visit to N Seoul Tower.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Duration: 8 hours
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US$ 79.00
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Cruise Layover : Small Group Busan Essential Tour

With just one day in port at Busan International Cruise Terminal? In our tour program, you can come by major tourists spots in Busan including Haedong Yonggungsa temple, which is considered as the most beautiful temple in Korea, Gamcheon cultural village, Busan Internationanl Fim Festival Alley, Nurimaru APEC House and UN Memorial Cemetery,etc Professional tour guide will be with you and give you narration at tour destinations and about Busan! Tour guide will also recommend you good local food! It can be Korean BBQ, Busan fried chicken, Super famous korean seaweed soup with seafood,etc! * Why you should book with us?- Small group oriented- No compulsory shopping centers- Comprehensive tour of Busan ideal for first-time visitors- Small-group tour ensures that you maximize your time(Max 15pax).
  • Duration: 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 90.00
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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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US$ 39.00
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Private tour in Seoul and Near Seoul

Experience Seoul and its surroundings your way on a private 8-hour tour. The world-famous DMZ, Nami Island, Suwon Hwaseong Fortress, and Everland Theme Park are just a few of the possible destinations for your custom excursion. Those staying close to the capital can enjoy a tour of the city’s top attractions. Wherever you go, private transportation from your hotel enables you to discover Korea comfortably and efficiently.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Duration: 8 hours
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US$ 50.00
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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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US$ 101.00
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Seoul Bike Tour: Secret Sites and Hidden Gems

Spin through Seoul by bike and hear city secrets many visitors miss on this sightseeing tour. With your guide to lead the way, hop into the saddle and see the best of Seoul with ease. Discover top attractions including City Hall, Gwanghwamun, and the Jogye Buddhist Temple, and listen as your guide brings their history to life. Along the way, explore corners of Seoul the tour busses can’t reach.
  • Duration: 210 to 240 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 210 to 240 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 59.00
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Outdoors in Seoul

So strikingly beautiful are the mountains surrounding Seoul that they were once revered as objects of sacred, religious significance. Immerse yourself in their beauty for yourself as you hike one of the many trails which the city is lucky enough to have on its doorstep with a like-minded Host by your side! Decide which of Seoul’s many trails you’d like to hike and discover Buddhist temples ad uncover hundreds of species of flora and fauna, lush forests and untouched wilderness along the way. With varying degrees of difficulty, there will be a hiking trail to suit you! 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. Whether you’d prefer a trail which is challenging but will reward you with incredible views of Seoul or you’d rather a gentle climb through beautiful mountain valleys, your Host will recommend the perfect hike for you.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 93.17
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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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US$ 479.97
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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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