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Full day Korean DMZ & JSA (Panmunjeom) tour without shopping stopDay Trips

Full day Korean DMZ & JSA (Panmunjeom) tour without shopping stop

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Since 1953, the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) has divided North and South Korea—an area of heightened tensions and checkered history. During this tour, explore the DMZ in safety with your guide and discover sites of interest including the 3rd Infiltration Tunnel and the Joint Security Area (JSA). Gaze out over secretive North Korea from the Dora Observatory, and avoid the unwanted shopping stops many other tours include in their itineraries.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$134,62
From
US$134,62

Full Day Small-Group Royal Palace and Seoul TourFull-day Tours

Full Day Small-Group Royal Palace and Seoul Tour

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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.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$76,93
From
US$76,93

Full-Day Essential Seoul TourDay Trips

Full-Day Essential Seoul Tour

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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. If you choose, upgrade to include a second day tour to the DMZ.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$97,44
From
US$97,44

Seoul City Sightseeing Tour Including Gyeongbokgung Palace, N Seoul Tower, and Namsangol Hanok VillageFull-day Tours

Seoul City Sightseeing Tour Including Gyeongbokgung Palace, N Seoul Tower, and Namsangol Hanok Village

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This full-day sightseeing tour of Seoul showcases the best of Korea’s history, culture, and traditions. Led by a guide, see the city’s major landmarks, including Jogyesa Temple and Gyeongbokgung Palace, National Folk Museum, N Seoul Tower, and Namsangol Hanok Village. Watch the changing of the guards during a stop at Gwanghwamun Gate and enjoy a traditional Korean lunch with your fellow travelers in Insadong. Your full-day tour also includes a stop at a traditional ginseng center.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$90,00
From
US$90,00
Taking safety measures

Seoul Morning Heritage Tour Including Changdeokgung PalaceHalf-day Tours

Seoul Morning Heritage Tour Including Changdeokgung Palace

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Visit two of Seoul's UNESCO World Heritage sites—Jongmyo Shrine and the Changdeokgung Palace Complex—on this half-day tour. Learn from a guide about Korea's cultural heritage, starting with a tour of Bukchon Hanok Village, which features traditional homes dating back to the Joseon Dynasty of the 14th century. Finish your tour with drop-off in Myeongdong.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$56,42
From
US$56,42

No Shopping DMZ Half Day Tour from SeoulDay Trips

No Shopping DMZ Half Day Tour from Seoul

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Experience the DMZ without the unnecessary shopping excursions on a morning tour from Seoul. Thanks to courtesy transportation starting from your hotel, there’s no need to rush to a meeting point first thing in the morning. Enjoy an in depth guided tour at the DMZ with visits to Management Center, Freedom Bridge, and third tunnel. End the tour at City Hall or Itaewon in Seoul, ready to continue your day of sightseeing.
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$40,00
Price varies by group size
From
US$40,00
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

No Shopping Half Day Korea DMZ TourDay Trips

No Shopping Half Day Korea DMZ Tour

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Learn about Korea’s divided history at the Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) on a half-day tour, led by an informative guide. In the morning or afternoon, travel from Seoul to the DMZ, where the country has been split since the Korean War, to visit fascinating sites such as Imjingak Park, the Freedom bridge, the 3rd Infiltration Tunnel and the DMZ exhibition hall. At Dora Observatory, you can even peer through binoculars to observe village life in North Korea. U
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$45,00
From
US$45,00
Taking safety measures

Korean Cultural Combo: Yongin MBC Dramia TV Set Tour and Korean Folk Village from SeoulDay Trips

Korean Cultural Combo: Yongin MBC Dramia TV Set Tour and Korean Folk Village from Seoul

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Combine two popular tours in one day and dive into Korea’s fascinating past. First, explore the Yongin MBC Dramia TV sets where famous Korean historical dramas are filmed. Then see artifacts, artisans and acrobats on a cultural heritage tour of the Korean Folk Village, which features traditional dwellings and other elements of folklife of the Joseon Dynasty. Lunch and hotel transport from Seoul included!
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  • 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$130,77
From
US$130,77
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Withlocals Highlights&Hidden Gems™: Safe&PRIVATE Tour in Seoul w/ a Local ExpertHalf-day Tours

Withlocals Highlights&Hidden Gems™: Safe&PRIVATE Tour in Seoul w/ a Local Expert

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Please be aware that this tour is adapted to the local regulations post Covid-19. Our hosts will deliver this experience with the required equipment always keeping the distance suggested by local authorities. It will be safe and entertaining! Enjoy the city to the max and hear more about the origin, history, and culture. See and touch Seoul's​ history at the Gyeongbokgung Palace where you can witness the famous changing of the guard ceremony and spot Mount Bugaksan from afar. Follow your local host through Seoul’s ​districts and neighborhoods. Explore the historic Bukchon Hanok Village with its array of traditionally designed hanok buildings. ​Stroll through the cool Ikseon-dong district and get lost in its charming narrow alleys. And step into the beautiful Jogyesa Temple to soak in its zen Buddhist ambiance. The local hosts are natural storytellers, with different backgrounds ranging from arts to history. They can’t wait to share their stories and personal anecdotes with you!
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$70,04
Price varies by group size
From
US$70,04
Price varies by group size

Half-Day Korean DMZ Tour from SeoulDay Trips

Half-Day Korean DMZ Tour from Seoul

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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.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$45,50
From
US$45,50

Full Day- Essential Seoul City Tour & Gourmet Tour(including Lunch and Dinner)Dining Experiences

Full Day- Essential Seoul City Tour & Gourmet Tour(including Lunch and Dinner)

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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.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$207,06
Price varies by group size
From
US$207,06
Price varies by group size

Seoul City Private Full-Day Tour Including LunchFull-day Tours

Seoul City Private Full-Day Tour Including Lunch

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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.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$204,11
Price varies by group size
From
US$204,11
Price varies by group size

Hwaseong Fortress and Korean Folk Village Tour from SeoulDay Trips

Hwaseong Fortress and Korean Folk Village Tour from Seoul

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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.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$153,85
From
US$153,85

Authentic Food Tour in Seoul's Historic Jongro DistrictHalf-day Tours

Authentic Food Tour in Seoul's Historic Jongro District

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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.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$81,03
Price varies by group size
From
US$81,03
Price varies by group size

Dark Side of Seoul Evening Ghost TourCity Packages

Dark Side of Seoul Evening Ghost Tour

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See a spirited side of the South Korean capital you won’t find in the tourism brochures on this evening ghost tour in Seoul. Follow your guide on a meandering walk through Seoul’s hidden alleyways and hear tales to send shivers down your spine! Visit Gyeonghuigung Palace, the most haunted place in South Korea, discover hidden secrets in Pimatgol Alley, explore the birthplace of Korean independence at Tapgol Park and more.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$37,95
Price varies by group size
From
US$37,95
Price varies by group size

Lonely Planet Experiences: Seoul Street Food Walking Tour with a LocalHalf-day Tours

Lonely Planet Experiences: Seoul Street Food Walking Tour with a Local

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Stroll the streets of Seoul while munching on authentic Korean street food during this 3-hour tour. A small group limited 12 fellow travelers ensures an intimate experience. All food tastings and rice wine or a soft drink are included.
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  • 3 hours
From
US$89,00
From
US$89,00

1.Ultimate DMZ & JSA: Private Tour along North Korea Spy Commando Invasion RoutePrivate Sightseeing Tours

1.Ultimate DMZ & JSA: Private Tour along North Korea Spy Commando Invasion Route

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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.
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  • 10 hours
From
US$264,62
From
US$264,62

DMZ Past and Present: Korean Demilitarized Zone Tour from SeoulDay Trips

DMZ Past and Present: Korean Demilitarized Zone Tour from Seoul

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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.
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  • 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$50,13
From
US$50,13
Taking safety measures

Private DMZ TourDay Trips

Private DMZ Tour

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Learn about Korea’s divided history at the Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) on a half-day tour, led by an informative guide. In the morning or afternoon, travel from Seoul to the DMZ, where the country has been split since the Korean War, to visit fascinating sites such as Imjingak Park, the Freedom bridge, the 3rd Infiltration Tunnel and the DMZ exhibition hall. At Dora Observatory, you can even peer through binoculars to observe village life in North Korea. U
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$200,00
Price varies by group size
From
US$200,00
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Private Seoul City TourDay Trips

Private Seoul City Tour

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See the ancient and modern worlds of Korea happily coexist on a private 8-hour tour of Seoul. Round-trip transportation enables you to discover the city efficiently and avoid the confusion of navigating public transit in a foreign country. Join your guide as you travel back in time at Gyeongbokgung Palace and Namsangol Hanok Village. Shop for souvenirs at Insadong and Namdaemun Market and see the Korean capital from above at N Seoul Tower.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$190,00
Price varies by group size
From
US$190,00
Price varies by group size
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Seoul to Gyeonggi: Fully Customizable Private TourFull-day Tours

Seoul to Gyeonggi: Fully Customizable Private Tour

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Design the perfect personalized outing in Seoul and Gyeonggi during this fully-customizable, private tour. Pick only the attractions you want to see as you choose among highlights like Gyeongbokgung Palace, Noryangjin Fish Market, the DMZ and much more. Most visitors have time for 3-5 site visits and meal stops during their outing.
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  • 10 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$190,39
Price varies by group size
From
US$190,39
Price varies by group size

Small-Group Seoul Morning Royal Palaces TourHalf-day Tours

Small-Group Seoul Morning Royal Palaces Tour

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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. 
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$33,00
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US$33,00

The Non-Touristy DMZ Private Day Trip: North Korea & NatureDay Trips

The Non-Touristy DMZ Private Day Trip: North Korea & Nature

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Enhance your time in Seoul with a day trip to the Demilitarized Zone(DMZ) that separates North and South Korea.Take in the main highlights of the area and learn more about the history of Korea. Your local host will answer all of your questions and will provide you with historical insights and facts to help you make the most of your day. On this private day trip,you’ll visit the 4km-wide DMZ and get the chance to peek into North Korea from the Eulji observatory. Check out the 'Punch Bowl', an area where soldiers from both countries fought hand-to-hand. You’ll also get to learn more about the tense history of the area while enjoying the sight of untouched natural beauty around. Get a chance to explore the 4th Invasion Tunnel, located on one of the most strategic routes and built hundreds of meters underground. Please keep in mind that for this day trip you need to bring your passport. This is very important to remember, as it is mandatory to enter the area. Join now to find out more!
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$158,44
Price varies by group size
From
US$158,44
Price varies by group size

Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) Half-Day Tour from SeoulDay Trips

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

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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.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$39,60
From
US$39,60
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