Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) Round-Trip Tour from Seoul

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What you'll do

Visit Korea's Demilitarized Zone for an insight into the history and political tensions of North and South Korea.

Take a DMZ Tour - Demilitarized Zone Round-Trip Tour from Seoul with Go City®

  • With us, there are no entry fees on the day – all you've got to do is show your pass.
  • This half-day DMZ tour ticks off the most interesting and important spots at the DMZ.
  • Includes return travel to Seoul.
  • Learn the history of this unique place from your expert tour guide.
  • Learn more about the history of the Korean War and the Cold War on this popular and educational guided DMZ tour

The Demilitarized Zone (also known as the DMZ) is the 4km-wide, 240km-long stretch of land separating North and South Korea. Expect barbed wire and electric fences from this unsettling buffer zone and have the chance to lookout onto this vast area of highly-contentious land. This tour will stop off at the most important areas of the DMZ and allow you a glimpse into the political tensions of these two politically-opposing countries and give you a deeper understanding of Korea's modern history.

DMZ Tour highlights

Imjingak Pyeonghoa-Nuri Park - once a safe space for refugees during the Korean War, you'll have the chance to learn about the people who traveled from North to South Korea during this tumultuous period of history.

The Bridge of Freedom - built to liberate 12,773 prisoners in 1953, the bridge was used by South Koreans returning home from the North.

The 3rd Infiltration Tunnel - built by North Korea as a means of invasion, you can enter part of this 1,635m-long tunnel.

Dorasan Observatory - undoubtably the most exciting part of this tour, you'll have chance to look across the border into North Korea using high-powered binoculars. You'll be able to see Kjong-dong (also known as Propaganda Village). This supposed collective farm was set-up by North Korea as a means of showing how good life is north of the DMZ, but in reality, it appears that no one actually lives there and the buildings are in fact empty shells. You can also see as far as Gaesong, North Korea's ninth-largest city.

Experience Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) Round-Trip Tour from Seoul and many other attractions with the All Inclusive Pass.

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Know before you go

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Booking required

This attraction requires advanced booking.

Getting in: show your pass and proof of booking at the meeting point (this will be confirmed once you've booked your spot on the tour). You will also need to bring ID (they will accept passports, Military ID cards or ARC cards).

Please note: Tour is available in either English or Mandarin. Tour times may be altered or cancelled due to military operations or poor weather. If your tour is cancelled you will be offered an alternative date.

For more information, visit VIP Travel's website.

Where you'll be

Operating hours

Pick up time will be confirmed after you've booked your spot on the tour. 

Tour duration: 6-7 hours.

VIP Travel office hours are daily: 9AM-6PM

Closings & holidays

DMZ is closed on Mondays and national holidays.

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Plans can change, we get it. All non-activated passes are eligible for a refund within 90 days from your purchase date.

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