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Small Group DMZ Spy Tour Including 3rd Tunnel

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    What to Expect
    DMZ is very popular tourist destination for foreign tourists visiting Korea for its uniqueness and, as such, we are happy to invite you to our more intriguing, comfortable and DMZ-expert guided Very Small Group DMZ Tour Program, which goes as far as DMZ 3rd Tunnel.

    In the morning, grab your passport and get in a comfortable vehicle that takes you to Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) that has divided North and South Korea since the Korean War. Visit the site, where N Korean spy commandos were first fought with Korean and US combined Special Forces. This site is just 1 km away from the Blue House, S Korean Presidential residence.  

    En route, your expert guide offers you stories and explanations about this unprecedented assassination attempt and continuing conflicts and tensions between two Koreas. After a stop at Imjingak Peace Park to hand on war artifacts, artillery, military bunker and first battle field and then head to S Korean artillery base for a glimpse of the wartime weapons. 

    Next, you go inside the DMZ S Korean military camp, where 31 North Korean spy commandos destroyed and infiltrated the fortified border fence in 1968. Then, confront DMZ field itself unfolding in front of you and then walk up along DMZ barbed wire fence line together with S Korean DMZ soldiers as if you are also patrolling DMZ. You smell and touch the real DMZ just a step away. From here, you watch N Korean DMZ military post a mile away. Entry is on the invitation basis and we are pleased to invite you here on behalf of S Korean government. 

    Then you will be invited to a border-neighbored restaurant, which cooks and serves well a North Korean–style lunch of barbecued duck (vegetarian meals to be arranged upon request). 

    After lunch, you visit 3rd Infiltration Tunnel to experience the evidence of N Korea’s unrealized ambition to invade S Korea in 1978. It was designed and dug to invade S Korea stealthily underground. This steep tunnel is 1635 m long and 2 m wide and designed to move about 30,000 soldiers an hour to S Korea. Also stop at Dora Observatory to catch a glimpse of N Korean propaganda village and see as far as Kaesong city in N Korean territory.

    On the way back, you go up to Odusan observation point, where you see a N Korean village just across the river border, while your guide explains the state of N Korean farmers’ life. 

    Our professional guides who served for Korean and US army in DMZ area are so knowledgeable and informative not only on DMZ but also on Korean War and beyond. You could touch upon the past and future of this divided country in terms of politics, history and reunification prospect with them.

    This tour has been highly appreciated by our clients and also awarded by Seoul Metropolitan City and the state-run Korean Tour Organization (KTO).  Please type “DMZ SPY” in TripAdvisor or Viator to search various reviews left by our past clients.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Centrally located Seoul city hotel as designated
    Departure Time
    8:00 AM
    Duration
    8h
    Return Details
    Original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
    • Professional guide
    • Lunch
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
    • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Dress code is smart casual
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 100 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    If you cancel at least 4 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel within 3 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Our tour was with DMZ Spy Tour, it was a great experience and interesting tour. Lee Shrek was very helpfulin getting the tour set up for us. We were pick up in a nice comfortable car by Eric Lee who is so helpful and informative...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    2  Thank Raymond C
    Reviewed 4 weeks 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

    1  Thank erict460
    _8659sj, Guest Relations Manager at DMZ Spy Tour - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 14 August 2019

    We had a jam packed day with many different DMZ experiences (travel into tunnel 3, visit the southern limit line with SK soldiers, view NK from two different observation towers where NK is both visible and surprisingly close, visit Dorasan train station etc.). TONS of...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    3  Thank Christina H
    _8659sj, Guest Relations Manager at DMZ Spy Tour - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2019

    Thanks Christina and Richard for your leaving kind review. We are also happy to hear your kids also enjoyed our tour together. Another to our Ranie and team. We warmly offer you your family good luck and best wishes. DMZ SPY TOUR

    Reviewed 8 August 2019 via mobile

    Had a fantastic tour yesterday made even more special due to our great guide Alfonso. He made the trip so much more of a personal experience, by his openness and honesty in describing South Korean life. My son particularly enjoyed being able to ask so...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    1  Thank jko29
    _8659sj, Guest Relations Manager at DMZ Spy Tour - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2019

    Dear J thank very glad you whole family enjoyed the a day excursion with our tour and especially kind word to our team. Also thank very much for your recommendation of our tour to others that way. Please convey our thanks to your P. We...More

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    Response from R3642FBandyh | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, we went to the Dora observatory, and you can get close to the Freedom Bridge, but not onto it. Later in the tour, you go to Dorasan-ri station, which is the last station before NK, the arrival point for the North... More
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    Response from Cjd519 | Reviewed this property |
    I don't think there would be a problem since you don't actually cross into the DMZ. You visit a South Korean DMZ outpost, but do not go beyond the South Korean DMZ border. The portion of the 3rd tunnel tour starts at an... More
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    • DMZ Spy Tour - Day Tours
    • Duration: 8h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Hotel Pickup
    • Languages Offered: English, Chinese, Japanese, Korean
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