DMZ

  • Hotel:
    • n/a
  • Transport:
    • DMZ Peace Train runs directly from Seoul to DMZ, Wednesdays through Sundays
  • Things to see:
    • The History Museum
    • Imjingak
    • Checkpoint Three – Axe Murder Site
    • The Infiltration Tunnels
    • Mount Dora Observatory
    • Kaesong Industrial Complex
  • Tips:
    • The clothing policy is strict and heels are not allowed. Arms, legs and midriff should be covered
    • You will need to take a passport
    • If visiting the Joint Security Area, you will need to sign a waiver agreeing that no one is responsible for accident, injury, or even death
    • Be aware that a tour can be cancelled at any moment if tensions between the two countries escalate. Subsequently, most DMZ tour operators require you to book your trip in advance
    • You can normally tour the blue UN buildings located between the two countries’ border zone
    • There are several tour companies that offer hassle free DMZ/JSA tours: