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Full Day DMZ and JSA (Joint Security Area) Tour from Seoul

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Experience the Korean DMZ zone and JSA (Panmunjom)

Experience the intensity of the Korean Demilitarized Zone with a visit to the Joint Security Area (a.k.a. Panmunjom), connecting North Korea and South Korea. See monuments and relics of the Korean War. View North Korea from the Dora Observatory.

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  • JSA
  • Dorasan Train Station
  • The Third Tunnel
  • アコサ鄰、タ・クタヌスヌ ウサコホクタ JSA
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Please Note: In light of the ongoing talks between North Korea and South Korea, the JSA is often closed by the United Nations Command (UNC) due to military activities. But you can still experience the DMZ with the DMZ and Third Tunnel tours.
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  • Duration: 9.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Lunch / Admission / Transportation fee / English-speaking guide
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  • 07:45 Check-in at President Hotel - Lobby
  • The Unification Bridge
    A symbolic bridge built in 1998, the bridge is also a symbol of the hope for unification.
  • ID Check
    Please have your passport ready for the ID check.
  • Slideshow and Briefing at Camp Bonifas
  • Joint Security Area
    テカチカクチ DMZ JSA Tour The heavily guarded premises of Panmunjeom (JSA) are located in the middle of the demilitarized zone (DMZ) and remain reserved strictly for political engagements. See the site where the historic meeting to discuss North and South Korea's reunification took place.
  • Freedom House
    1 Freedom House was built in July of 1998 with the intention of hosting reunions of families separated during the Korean War. However, the North's suspicion of the facility prevented these reunions.
  • Military Armistice Commission Conference Room
    アコサ鄰、タ・クタヌスヌ ウサコホクタ JSA The central blue building in the JSA is the MAC Conference Room, where talks between north and south take place. The line in the conference room divides the border of the countries.
  • UN Guard Post 3
    This guard post is the closest you can be to North Korea. View the scenery of the north as well as its important facilities.
  • Bridge of No Return
    south korea_jsa_bridge-of-no-return_shutterstock_413007460 The Bridge of No Return was where POWs were exchanged at the end of the war. All the POWs were brought to both ends of the bridge and had to choose whether or not they wished to cross into the north or south. Once they made their decision, they could not go back, giving the bridge its name.
  • Imjingak Park
    DSC_0148 Imjingak Park is home to many monuments related to the Korean War. Originally built with the unification of the people of North and South Korea in mind, the site includes a place for those in the South to pray for long lost family members or friends in the North.
  • Lunch
  • ID Check
  • DMZ Theater and Exhibition Hall
    Walk through the DMZ Theater and Exhibition Hall to see displays of artificats used during the war including letters, weapons and various objects collected from the DMZ.
  • The 3rd Infiltration Tunnel
    info_photo_467_1 Explore the tunnel that was first discovered by the South in the 1970s. It is believed that the tunnels were intended for invasion by the North.
    *Please note photography is not permitted in the tunnel.
  • Dora Observatory
    2 Look out over some scenery of North Korea from this observation post. See the outskirts of North Korea's 3rd largest city as well as the Kaesong Industrial Region.
  • Dorasan Station
    DSC_0192 Visit the northernmost train station in South Korea, which serves as a terminus for a commuter train line. It lies about 700 meters from the DMZ. Make sure to find the sign in the station which reads “Not the last station from the South, But the first station toward the North."
  • Pine Essential Oil or Ginseng Center
    After an intense tour of historic and current events, visit either the pine essential oil or ginseng center and learn about the benefits of these Korean-made products.
  • 17:00 Drop-off at Itaewon
Notes
Restriction(s)
    • The DMZ is under strict military jurisdiction. Scheduled tours may be changed or canceled without prior notice at any moment. Alternatives will be offered for affected tours.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
    • Passport
    • No sleeveless, collarless shirts or T-shirts
    • No faded or torn jeans
    • No sandals
    • No workout clothing
Additional Note(s)
    • Korean passport holders or citizens residing in Korea will not be able to join this tour due to local laws.
    • Every tourist has to use the authorized bus and follow the time and photo regulations.
    • The JSA tour may be canceled in case of special situations such as military training.
    • The tour operator cannot be held responsible for any personal incidents or loss of personal belongings during the tour.
    • Following UNC rules, citizens of the following countries will be requested to submit a scanned copy of their passport (first page with photo) after booking.
    • Afghanistan, Algeria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belarus, Bolivia, Bosnia, Burma, China, Cuba, Egypt, Estonia, Georgia, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Libya, Lithuania, Macau, Malaysia, Moldova, Morocco, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Palestinian authority, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen
    • Please note that the guest's name, nationality and passport number (and copies of passport if needed) must be sent 3 days before the tour. Without this information, the activity provider cannot confirm your seat. When the list of guests was sent to the UN, this cannot be modified.
    • Please note that pick-up from other hotels is available at an additional fee of 10,000 KRW per person payable on site.
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Language English
Pick-up Not available
Duration 9.5 hour(s)
Availability Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
Meal Lunch

LATEST 5-STAR REVIEWS

by: John
We enjoyed it very much and there was a defector on the bus from North Korea which made it interesting.
by: Belinda
I had a great experience with the DMZ tour although a bit disappointed coz the JSA tour was cancelled. But overall, the tour was very good + Mr. SP our tour guide was very knowledgeable. He's funny ...more
by: Melissa
I was incredibly happy with our tour guide and the tour in general! Our tour guide had a lot of information and was opened to questions. We were able to visit the DMZ, JSA, the third tunnel and more. ...more
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Full Day DMZ and JSA (Joint Security Area) Tour from Seoul