DMZ + Seoul Essence at once.


Tour Number

Activity Level



Day Trip / Out of Town, First Time Visitor, Local Experience, Other


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 7



English (fluent), Japanese (basic), Korean (fluent)

DeMilitarized Zone + Palace, Insadong, N Seoul Tower ...

Can we enjoy two days itinerary of 'DMZ(DeMilitarized Zone) and Seoul Essence' in a day? Are you busy and VERY healthy?

If YES, then this tour is the right answer.
Because this tour is designed for those who are very busy and have limited time in Seoul but want to enjoy essence of Korea in a day.

Check the last cold war relics in DMZ.
Enjoy the wonder of Joseon dynasty(1392 ~ 1910) in the palace.
Feel the real Korea at a traditional market.

♡ All tourists have to bring along Passports

♡ During DMZ tour, we have to join group tour because the DMZ is military zone(the rest of the tour is private tour).

♡ DMZ can be closed without notice, Because of security reason, fire, conflict, protection from virus or similar reason(Possibility is low).

♡ No Tours on Mondays

♥ Choose start time;
07:30am East of Seoul & in May or October
08:00am West and Center of Seoul & in ordinary month



NO Tours on Mondays and National holidays those fall in weekdays

DMZ can be canceled without notice.

DMZ Tour is not for those who with back problems and heart complaints, asthma, claustrophobia, tuberculosis, diabetes, high blood pressure, respiratory syndrome or bad conditions.

♡ All tourists have to bring along Passports


#A. DMZ + Royal Palace
Hotel → DMZ (5~6 hours: Imjingak → Dorasan Station → Dora Observatory → 3rd Tunnel → Unification Village → Imjingak) → Gyeongbokgung palace(Changdeokgung palace on Tuesdays) → Hotel
[You can replace palace with Korean War Memorial]

#B. DMZ + Seoul Essence : 10 Hours, very tight schedule
[500USD(to book this, ask Kevin to send Customized Tour)]
Hotel → DMZ Tour → Gyeongbokgung palace(Changdeokgung palace on Tuesdays) → Insadong → Jogyesa Temple → Gwangjang Market → N Seoul Tour → Hotel

Watching the Change of Guards Ceremony depends on conditions.


Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: At the lobby(concierge) of customer's hotel in Seoul.
(If the lobby is not on the first floor, on the first floor of customer's hotel building)

End location: At customer's hotel in Seoul or any place in Seoul


Incheon airport without Seoul tour.

Duration: 6 hours


11-Passenger Van (Hyundai Motor's Grand Starex with Full air conditioner and heater)
Accommodate 10 people of adults & children
Accommodate 7 people of adults

What’s Included

English speaking guide
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Mini Van, Gas, Toll and Parking
Free Wi-Fi (not in DMZ or JSA)

Estimated Local Cash Needed

25 (KRW25,200) - [per person]

DMZ : KRW12,200
Snacks for Lunch: KRW10,000
Gyeongbokgung palace : KRW3,000
N Seoul Tower : Elevator KRW10,000 + Cable car KRW9,500

Hanbok experience : KRW3,000 ~ KRW35,000

What’s Extra

Meals and Beverage

Personal expenditure
JSA Tour [ = Panmunjeom(Please check with Kevin if you want to go JSA with extra payment to Kevin)]


I can handle all of your tour requests if not illegal.

A Recent Review of this tour

Kevin was wonderful! Very informative and passionate about Korean history and culture. His english is very good. He was timely, friendly, knowledgable and fun. We felt very safe in his hands. His van is comfortable with wifi access in his pocket so wifi during the entire time we were with him. We highly recommend him and would work with him again. Awesome!
Steven E.

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