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DMZ Spy Tour - Day Tours

Seoul, South Korea
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About DMZ Spy Tour - Day Tours
Hotel to hotel pick up & Drop off. Very private DMZ SPY TOUR including JSA. Only DMZ tour in Korea in terms of visiting, story-telling and travelling comforts in a exclusive atmosphere. Expert guide escorts you along the infiltration route of 31 North Korean commandos, who invaded to the backyard of Blue House to assassinate then S Korean president. Travel over various evidences of their military maneuver to the point, where they first penetrated fortified S Korean DMZ fence. Then, go inside S Korean army DMZ camp and face DMZ field itself two steps away and walk up along the DMZ barbed wire fence line as if you are also patrolling the DMZ. You also see N Korea DMZ military post from here. It would be a very real and eye-opening experience. Then, enter JSA to experience more of the continuing conflicts between two Koreas. En route, you look across river border a North Korea village from N Korea-closest observation post. Arrange North Korean Style Duck BBQ. Vegetarian /Halal available
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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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from $232.94
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The Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) between North and South Korea is an area of complex tensions and shared history, but visiting without a guide is prohibited. This guided tour includes all entry fees, lunch, plus pickup and drop-off from your Seoul hotel. With the logistics covered, visit sites of interest including the 3rd Tunnel and the Dora Observatory in safety, and learn the role the DMZ plays in Korean War history.
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from $175.00
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Travel with a private guide to one of the most important pieces of territory in Korea, the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ), which has marked the division between North and South Korea since the Korean War. After pickup in Seoul, your guide shows you the highlights of the DMZ, including Imjingak Peace Park, a model North Korean village, and the invasion route that North Korean spy commandos used when they infiltrated the world’s most heavily fortified border in 1968. Visit the War Memorial of Korea back in Seoul, before drop-off at your hotel.
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from $138.00
You can enjoy hiking along North Korean spy invasion route in 1968 and it's remain.

There is Palgakjung Pavilion at the peak of Bukhansan Mountain, which is one of the most admired place to see the night view of Seoul city downtown.

After that, we walk up to Hogyeongam pavilion. The course is called the Kim Shin Jo Route, which is named after Kim Shin Jo, the only surrender out of the 31 North Korean Spy Commandos. The bullet marks are found around rocks and pine trees which were remains of the battle between the North Korean Special Forces and South Korean forces.

You can see the beautiful scenery of Seoul from the top of Hogyeongam rock. Hiking from Palakjeong to Hogyeongam is about 1 hour one way.

And then we drive you to another point of the mountain to experience hiking and trekking.

we drive you to one of the traditional market to enjoy a market food.
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from $15.00
You can enjoy hiking along North Korean spy invasion route in 1968 and it's remain.

There is Palgakjung Pavilion at the peak of Bukhansan Mountain, which is one of the most admired place to see the night view of Seoul city downtown.

After that, we walk up to Hogyeongam pavilion. The course is called the Kim Shin Jo Route, which is named after Kim Shin Jo, the only surrender out of the 31 North Korean Spy Commandos. The bullet marks are found around rocks and pine trees which were remains of the battle between the North Korean Special Forces and South Korean forces.

You can see the beautiful scenery of Seoul from the top of Hogyeongam rock. Hiking from Palgakjeong to Hogyeongam is about 1 hour one way.

And then we drive you further to Changyemoon Palace Gate. You can picture the beautiful castle wall and whole national park from Yoon Dong-joo Memorial Hall, famous poet in Korea.

we drive you to one of the traditional market to enjoy a market food.
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After reviewing tour options to the DMZ I chose Spy Tours based on its excellent reviews. I was rewarded with an OUTSTANDING GUIDE who was ready for our countless questions and had more than enough knowledge to answer them thoughtfully and with wit. Spending a...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

First off I want to say this is by far the best tour I could have hoped for. I can’t remember our guides name but he mentioned normally he is not the tour guide but because of the holiday he took us as everyone else...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a fantastic tour with Alfonzo of the dmz. We went to an observation post, saw guard observation posts, got right up to the barbed wire, went into the 3rd tunnel, saw North Korean guard posts from Dora Observatory, and saw the train station that...More

Thank erict460
_8659sj, Guest Relations Manager at DMZ Spy Tour - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks Eric for your time for leaving your review here and happy to hear you did a great tour around DMZ with our Alfonso. Thanks again and wish you all the best. DMZ SPY TOUR TEAM

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When vacationing in Seoul, visiting the DMZ is a must do to understand better the history of the relations with the North, China, Russia and Japan. We took a private tour with the Spy Tour Company and it largely overexceeded our expectations. Well thought out...More

1  Thank igeert
_8659sj, Guest Relations Manager at DMZ Spy Tour - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks Rollier for leaving your review here and glad our Spy tour led by our Ranie was so great and left you to remember your day-out for long. We are also proud we could met you and could do such a tour for you. We...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Alfonso is an excellent tour guide. He is well informed and has an imaginative approach to the material. I highly recommend.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Tiger_from_Illinois
_8659sj, Guest Relations Manager at DMZ Spy Tour - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for your kind words to our Altonso and we will do our more efforts to please our customers to feel much happier going forward. Thanks again. DMZ SPY TOUR TEAM

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an absolutely fabulous day on this tour! As aleready mentioned by others, Alfonso was a fantastic guide with a great knowledge. Shan arranged our tour on quite short notice - thanks for that. The tour is not cheap but it is absolutly worth...More

1  Thank DrDimSwitzerland
_8659sj, Guest Relations Manager at DMZ Spy Tour - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Dr Dim, Thank for your brief but strong review and we also tried not to disappoint you with our intrinsic tour program even you came up to us on a short notice.. Appreciate you kind words to our resevation team too. Best wishes. DMZ...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I booked the private DMZ/JSA tour and were extremely pleased with this excursion. Our guide, Alfonso Lee, was truly incredible! He was prompt picking us up at our hotel, friendly, courteous, and most knowledgeable. He spoke excellent English and showed true interest...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank 492RichardH
_8659sj, Guest Relations Manager at DMZ Spy Tour - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks Richard and happy to did such a good tour. Much appreciate your recommendation of our tour and Alronso. We are also pleased we could delivery the tour you felt satisfactory. Thank again and all the best. DMZ SPY TOUR TEAM

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For anyone interested in history and current events, this private day tour is for you! We did a tour with Eric in August 2019 and visited a range of places - all of which enriched our experience and deepened our understanding of the North-South divide....More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank BMWLG
_8659sj, Guest Relations Manager at DMZ Spy Tour - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Nick to hear you enjoyed that much with our Eric. It was certainly great day-out for you two. It's was lucky too JSA opened for you. Wish you all the best. Thank you. DMZ SPY TOUR.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This tour is more than just the DMZ, it also gives insight to the history and incidents relating to the current situation. It was a great experience, we were super happy and learned a lot. Our tour guide, Eric, was really knowledgeable and answered so...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank Riibriib
dmzspyshaun, Guest Relations Manager at DMZ Spy Tour - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks Nick for your excellent review and also good words to our Eric. Happy to hear you were super happy with our tour. Thanks again for your recommendation of our tour. Best regards DMZ SPY TOUR

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First things first - Scott, our guide, was fantastic! Friendly and knowledgeable. Excellent English speaker. Ours was an all day, private tour with 8 different stops. From my perspective, the highlights were: (1) Seeing how close a group of North Korean commandos tasked with assassinating...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank TX-Clark
_8659sj, Guest Relations Manager at DMZ Spy Tour - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks Pamela for your great appreciation of the sites you had been there, Yes those are highlight areas of DMZ Spy tour to visit among others. Thanks again and best wishes. DMZ SPY TOUR

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clairebear802
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Response from 643shrekl | Property representative |
Thank you for inquiry and sorry for late reply. Solo traveler can not tour. All tour starts from 2 persons. all tour is private tour. Because of basic cost.
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chubap
February 27, 2019|
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Response from _8659sj | Property representative |
It depends upon you though it's not customary here.
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chubap
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It is up to you. In S.Korea is not mandatory. I hope it is helpful.
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