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From Seoul: DMZ, 3rd Tunnel & Suspension Bridge Guided Tour

From Seoul: DMZ, 3rd Tunnel & Suspension Bridge Guided Tour

Choose options of pickup, private tour, or meet your guide before traveling together to the DMZ. See Freedom Bridge, Mangbaedan Altar, and a historical steam locomotive. Travel to a tunnel dug by North Korea, see observatories and visit the unification villages in the DMZ. Move to Imjingak and drop by 3 stops - Freedom Bridge, Mangbaedan Altar, and a steam locomotive that was destroyed during the Korean war. Board a bus with your guide (or group) and continue on to the DMZ. Visit three different places within the DMZ. First, arrive at The 3rd Infiltration Tunnel by walking (or monorail if private option is selected) and see a tunnel dug by North Koreans to invade South Korea. Next, explore Dorasan Observatory, the northernmost observatory of North Korean territory. And then visit Unfication village Enjoy a visit to the Mt. Gamaksan suspension bridge if you select that option. Gamaksan Suspension bridge is where the allied forces fought a fierce battle in the Korean War. Take a 15 to 20-minute hike and marvel at the stunning natural beauty at the top of the bridge. Choose the Majang Bridge option and get to visit the Majang Suspension Bridge at beautiful Majang lake which was the scene of a battle in the Korean War. It has now been turned into a scenic destination with the one of the longest suspension bridge in South Korea, where you can walk the 256-meter bridge.

From Seoul: South Korea Demilitarized Zone Guided Tour

From Seoul: South Korea Demilitarized Zone Guided Tour

Journey to one of the most meaningful tourist destinations in the world at the Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) on the border of South and North Korea. Gain an understanding of Korean history and culture. DMZ Tour(The 3rd Tunnel except Mondays) ▼ Enjoy access to Imjingak Park. See the Bridge of Freedom, used by prisoners of war who were repatriated from the North. Explore the 3rd Infiltration Tunnel, an incomplete passage built by North Korea that runs under the Demilitarized Zone. Go inside the tunnel on foot. Once you're back on the surface, go up the slopes of Mount Dora for a look across the country from the Dora Observatory. In good weather, see all the way to North Korea without using the observatory's telescope. Look out at the 2.4-mile (4 km) stretch of the DMZ that has divided Korea since 1953. Stop by Unification Village, located near the DMZ in South Korea. Browse a variety of souvenirs and items that reflect the theme of peace and reconciliation. They often have goods from North Korea too. Pick the great souvenirs and snacks before you return to Seoul. Finish the tour with a drop-off at either Myeongdong or City hall station, depending on your preference. ▲ *Arrival time to Seoul can be different depending on the number of tourists and traffic on the day.

Seoul: DMZ Tour with Optional Suspension Bridge and Gondola

Seoul: DMZ Tour with Optional Suspension Bridge and Gondola

* Tour Itinerary (DMZ): Imjingak Park - The Bridge of Freedom - The 3rd Infiltration Tunnel - DMZ Theater & Exhibition Hall - Dora Observatory - Pass by the Unification Village * Tour Itinerary (DMZ+Gondola Optional): Imjingak Park - The Bridge of Freedom - Gondola Ride - The 3rd Infiltration Tunnel - DMZ Theater & Exhibition Hall - Dora Observatory - Pass by the Unification Village * Tour Itinerary (DMZ+Red Bridge Optional): Imjingak Park - The Bridge of Freedom - The 3rd Infiltration Tunnel - DMZ Theater & Exhibition Hall - Dora Observatory - Pass by the Unification Village - Red Suspension Bridge Uncover the story of North and South Korea on a shared or private day trip to the Demilitarized Zone from Seoul. See highlights like the Peace Train, Bridge of Freedom, and Third Tunnel of Aggression. Add a gondola ride to your tour to see the DMZ from above. After meeting your guide at one of the meeting points at Seoul's downtown metro stations or following pickup (private options only), travel in comfort aboard a climate-controlled bus to Imjingak Park in Paju. Follow your guide to see DMZ and war-related monuments, including the famous Peace Train and the Bridge of Freedom which links the two Koreas. Continue to the 3rd Infiltration Tunnel (Third Tunnel of Aggression), one of four known tunnels under the border between the Koreas.  Learn about how the tunnel was built for a surprise attack from the North to the South and was discovered by accident. Hear about the innovation of North Korea before making your way to the DMZ Theater & Exhibition Hall to find out more about this tunnel and the stories of the two Koreas. Travel to the top of Mt. Dora for a visit to the Dora Observatory. Take in the scenic view across the Demilitarized Zone and see the North Korean propaganda village and Korea's ancient capital, Kaesong. Pass by the Unification Village (Tongil Chon), where civilians still live to this day. Select the Peace Gondola add-on for unparalleled views of North Korea and the U.S. Military Camp Greaves. Return to your meeting or pickup point at the end of your tour.

From Seoul: DMZ Half or Full-Day Guided Day Trip

From Seoul: DMZ Half or Full-Day Guided Day Trip

Join a day trip from Seoul for a guided tour of the Demilitarized Zone on the border of North Korea and South Korea. See the world's most heavily fortified border and gain insight into the Korean War. Visit landmarks including the 3rd Tunnel and the Dora Observatory. Begin the tour with a pickup in Central Seoul and travel to Imjingak Park. Upon arrival at Imjingak Park, see the Freedom Bridge and the old steam locomotive, which shows the tragedy of the Korean War. Pay your respects at a memorial for the soldiers who died in the Korean War. Enter the real DMZ to discover the 3rd Infiltration Tunnel and DMZ Exhibition Hall to learn about South and North Korea's conflict. Visit the Dora observatory to see North Korea through telescopes and to get a peek at North Korea's propaganda village. At the end of the trip, relax as you travel back to Seoul, passing by Unification Village, and get dropped off at City Hall.  If you choose the full-day tour, you can enjoy the Gloucester Hill Memorial and Suspension Bridge (Gloucester Heroes Bridge) too.

From Seoul: Half-Day DMZ & 3rd Tunnel Tour with Boat Option

From Seoul: Half-Day DMZ & 3rd Tunnel Tour with Boat Option

[Halfday DMZ with Dokgae Bridge] Meet your guide at designated meeting point - Imjingak Park (Mangbaedan Altar, Bridge of Freedom, Steam Locomotive)-*Dokgae Bridge- Take the Group Bus designated by Korean Military-3rd Invasion Tunnel-Dora Observatory-Unification Village- Move out from DMZ - Drop off at where you picked up *Expected Drop off time : Hongik univ. station (1:30 pm) / Myeongdong station (2:00 pm) *You will drop off where your pick up location and The drop off time could be changed depending on uncontrollable issue (traffic jam,weather and military permission time to access dmz) [Full Day DMZ Tour with Boat Voyage] Meet your guide at designated meeting point - Imjingak Park (Mangbaedan Altar, Bridge of Freedom, Steam Locomotive, pass by Imjingak Peace Park)- Take the Group Bus designated by Korean Military-3rd Invasion Tunnel-Dora Observatory-Unification Village- Move out from DMZ - Boat Voyage in Imjin River - Drop off at where you picked up *Expected Drop off time : Hongik univ. station (4:00 pm) / Myeongdong station (4:30 pm) *You will drop off where your pick up location and The drop off time could be changed depending on uncontrollable issue (traffic jam,weather and military permission time to access dmz) *Boat Ride could be changed to alternative if there is maintenance, weather issue on the site.

Seoul: DMZ Tour with Hotel Pickup & Suspension Bridge Option

Seoul: DMZ Tour with Hotel Pickup & Suspension Bridge Option

★DMZ Tour only (7 hours) Imjingak Park - Freedom Bridge - The 3rd Infiltration Tunnel - DMZ Theater / Exhibition Hall - Dora Observatory - Unification Village (Pass by) - Drop off at City Hall ★DMZ tour with Suspension Bridge (9 hours) Suspension Bridge - Imjingak Park - Freedom Bridge - The 3rd Infiltration Tunnel - DMZ Theater / Exhibition Hall - Dora Observatory - Unification Village (Pass by) - Drop off at City Hall Meet your friendly and knowledgeable tour guide in the morning at the hotel. (hotel pick up is available only downtown hotel where we can park the bus) Head to the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) and see the strip of land between North and South Korea that symbolizes a decades-long conflict and an important chapter of world history. Start your tour at Imjingpak Park, situated only 7 km from the Demarcation Line, a tribute to the Korean War. Visit its observatory, monuments, and the Freedom Bridge, which was used to transport 13,000 prisoners home after the war. Continue to the Third Infiltration Tunnel, discovered in 1978, and witness an incomplete tunnel built by North Korea into the South that was denounced by the UN. Descend into history at the Dora Observatory and see into North Korea. Lastly, head to Dorasan Station, the last station before the DMZ and symbolic of the hope of reunification. (Dorasan station is temporarily closed by the military). Be dropped off at the City Hall in Seoul after the tour. If you chose the with suspension bridge option, we will visit the suspension bridge and see the beautiful view as well. ** Hotel pick up is available only downtown hotel where we can park the bus. ** In case of guest house, hostel, airbnb and private address, we suggest some place for pick up ** Last minutes booking 12 hours in advance, pick up is available only Hongik Univ. station exit no 3 (8am/ 10am )

From Seoul: DMZ Tour with North Korean Defector Interview

From Seoul: DMZ Tour with North Korean Defector Interview

Itinerary : Meeting - Move to Paju - Korea Demilitarized Zone - Interview with North Korean Defector(optional) - 3rd infiltration tunnel - Dora observatory - Return to Seoul -Discover the Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) on a full-day guided tour for a comprehensive experience. Explore renowned highlights including Mangbaedan, Dora Observatory, the Third Infiltration Tunnel, the DMZ Theater, Unification Bridge, and Imjingak Park. -Join in Interview program with North Korean defector and listen to the vivid stories of witnesses to history. - This tour provides insightful commentary from your guide and transportation from Seoul, ensuring you don't miss any key DMZ attractions.

From Seoul: DMZ 3rd Tunnel and Red Suspension Bridge Tour

From Seoul: DMZ 3rd Tunnel and Red Suspension Bridge Tour

After meeting your guide, you will move to the Imjingak park. On the way, you can hear interesting history about the Korean War. Imjingak Park, locates 7 km from the Military Demarcation Line, is well known for its related to the Korean War. You can check Mangbaedan and the Bridge of Freedom. Also, you can visit Dokgae Bridge. This bridge was blown up while the Korean War and reconstructed. And then you explore The 3rd Tunnel. It spans over 1,635m in length, 2m in width, and 2m in height and is located 52km from Seoul. From Dora Observatory, you can overlook North Korea and various locations. If you are lucky, you can even see people who is living and working there. After short break in Imjingak, we will head to Gloster Hill Meomorial Park. The place where to commemorate British soldiers and the Gloucestershire Regiment. Next stop is The Red Suspension Bridge, locates in Mt. Gamak and the heroic battle of British troops took place in the Korean War. You will also stop by Ungye Falls near the Suspension Bridge. We will drop you off at city Hall Station or Myeongdong area.

From Seoul: Private DMZ and Odusan Observatory Full-Day Tour

From Seoul: Private DMZ and Odusan Observatory Full-Day Tour

Meet your dedicated guide for your private tour, and enjoy a comfortable drive from Seoul to the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) that has separated North and South Korea since the Korean War. Visit the site where North Korean spy commandos fought with Korean and US combined special forces. Learn about the history of this site and the ongoing tensions between the two Koreas from your expert guide. Stop at Imjingak Peace Park to discover war artefacts, artillery and military bunkers, then follow your guide along the DMZ's barbed wire fence past soldiers patrolling the border. Pause for a delicious lunch of North Korean specialities, including barbecued duck and a range of vegetarian options.   Stop at Odusan observation point to see a real North Korean farming village just across 2km river border. At the end of the day, relax on a comfortable transfer back to Seoul.

Seoul: DMZ, Gyeongbokgung Palace & City Tour

Seoul: DMZ, Gyeongbokgung Palace & City Tour

Since 1950, Korea has been divided into the North and South. North Korea has become more closed off, while South Korea continues to develop as a democracy and leading economy, sharing its culture with the rest of the world. The DMZ area is the only place that you can see the reality of the most divided nation in the world. This tour includes a military tourist guide, shuttle vehicle, and entrance fees to a venue that helps to explain the history of war. Your tour guides are professional security specialists, allowing you to learn about North and South Korean relations. Visit the Third Tunnel Experience, which was designed to invade South Korea by tanks, the observatory where you can view North Korean residents, the War History Pavilion, and Imjingak. Experience every aspect of the DMZ area.    You will also visit Gyeongbok Palace, where the king, his family and 2000 others previously lived as they ruled the nation. Be fascinated as you hear how the palace was run more like a modern day business - with employees and advisers - rather than as the royal-only complex that you might expect. 

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What people are saying about Freedom Bridge

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Our guide Yeoni managed the group well, was very organised and helped make the tour fun and interesting. She was very helpful making sure everyone knew how to get back to hotels from the tour drop off point. Prior to the tour we had to arrange a different collection point and Amy at the office was very helpful and communication via WhatsApp was easy. Highly recommended.

The tour was awsome. Our guide Orota was prepared, kind and helpfull; she explained everything to us clearly with an English prefect. Thanks Orota, you’re the best! I recommend this beautiful tour to everyone

The guide Grace, who gave us a lot of information in a very interesting way 😀 Grace was very nice and helpful.

Fantastic trip and lucky to have Cool as our guide. Very informative and friendly person.

Nothing really everything is amazing but wish we could explore the jsa. In the future