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Korean Demilitarized Zone and Dragon Hill Spa Tour
"Hotel pickup for this tour will be at 8 or 8:40am in Seoul. From there you will head to Imjingak Pavilion located at 50km northwest of Seoul. This pavillion was built for 5 million people who had lost their homes. Major facilities include the North Hall where you can get a view of the North Korean lifestyle.After the Imjingak you will head to the DMZ a demilitarized zone formed after the Korean War between South and North Korea. It is 2km wide in the North and 4km wide in the South based on the truce line crossing the Korean Peninsula. Visitors can see that the DMZ area’s ecosystem has been preserved you will go to the third infiltration tunnel which was discovered in October 1978. This tour will show you through the 3rd underground tunnel that North Korea which has been continuously provoking the South since the armistice
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Full-Day Paju DMZ and 3rd Infiltration Tunnel Tour with Lunch from Seoul
"First you will meet up with your tour guide at the lobby of your hotel or near your location between 7:30am and 8:30am. The first stop is the Imjingak Pyeonghoa-Nuri Peace Park which is located across from Imjingak and is a symbol of the North-South divisions which has many memorable statues such as 'Windy Hill"" for the peaceful reunification of the Koreas. Then you will move on toward the 3rd Infiltration Tunnel that was discovered on Oct 17 1978 and located 52 km from Seoul. It is estimated that about 30000 soldiers could move through the tunnel each hour. After seeing this you will head to the Dora Observatory where North Korean military personnel are visible. Then you will stop by the Dorasan Station a railway station on the Gyeongui Line
From $50.00
 
Full-Day Tour of DMZ Including a Pistol Shooting Experience
"Your tour starts with pick-up from your hotel. You will drive by Imjingak Park the Freedom Bridge and pass by the Unification Village before heading to the DMZ Theater and Exhibition Hall.  You will enter the 3rd Infiltration Tunnel and then stop at the Dora Observatory and Dorasan Train Station. Finally visit the Ginseng Center (or Amethyst Factory) before returning to Seoul to enjoy a Bulgogi lunch. Your tour ends with a unique pistol-shooting activity at a high-end establishment where you will be guided by trained safety assistants. It's a g you will be dropped off back to your hotel in Seoul.Imjingak ParkImjingak located 7 km from the Military Demarcation Line is now at the forefront of tourism related to the Korean Conflict. It was built in 1972 with the hope that someday unification would be possible. Mangbaedan which stands opposite of Imjingak
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HOW TO VISIT

The KITC have all visits to the DPRK sewn up. Irrespective of who you book your tour though (and you can only go to the DPRK on a tour), you will be going at the invitation of the KITC.There are...
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North Korea best country to travel in ever!

The DPRK (North Korea) is the single greatest hidden gem in travel, and Juche Travel Services is the only way to see it, hands down. For what is probably the most fascinating place one could ever have...
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Budget

That really depends on what you search out by matter of tour company.If you do a self guided tour, costs will be outrageous.But most people tour DPRK with a group, and are escorted at all times. While...
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Tips about visiting as an American

The following was taken from a forum question reply in regards to visiting as an American.1. Cost - your trip will be a prepaid package. Americans are in the highest price bracket and it will be...
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Travel Company to use

Not long back from the DPRK and went with Korea Konsult as previously mentioned.No matter which company you go with, its pretty much the same schedule (if you check the days etc as ones from Dandong...
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Adaptor plugs in N Korea

N Korea uses 220V, 60HzTypical outlet will be the 2-pin outlet with side grounding:http://electricaloutlet.org/type-fThis will universally accept the European 2-pin...
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Phone, email and internet

When I was there, the hotels would send emails for you. You could compose the emails, but they would be sent from their address and no doubt be read for content before sending. There was no access to...
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Guides at attractions

At a few places that we visited we were met by female tour guides who showed us around. We basically turned up at the doorstep in our bus at each attraction and were shown around by these guides. Some...
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Kim's are always watching

One thing you'll notice everywhere you go in North Korea is that there'll always be at least one Kim looking down on you whether it be Kim Il Sung, Kim Jong Il or both. I first noticed this whilst...
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The 'Great' & 'Dear' leaders

You will hear and read about these two terms given to each of the Kim’s. The 'Great Leader' refers to Kim Il Sung (1912-94). He was Prime Minster of the DPRK from 1948 to 1972 and then President from...
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Video of your trip

This was our tour cameraman whose name I've forgotten but who I nicknamed Mr Spielberg, during the tour. He came along with us wherever we went during our week in North Korea and filmed us visiting...
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Tour itinerary

Your tour itinerary will have been created, and therefore approved, by the state owned tourism organisation called "Ryohaengsa". This will then be posted on whichever travel agents website you choose...
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Currency/exchange rates

The North Korean currency is called the won and it is possible to obtain it when in North Korea but you can't spend it. Think of it as a souvenir. When I first arrived at the Yanggakdo Hotel, I...
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Visa and travel arrangements

When you sign up for a tour via your travel agents website, you will have to complete and sign a visa application form for the DPRK. The details on this may be checked by your travel agent and then...
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School Visit

Universal free education is a trademark of most socialist countries and North Korea is no exception in this regard. Free Pre-school, primary, secondary and higher level education is offered to all....
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Mansudae Grand Monument

The Mansudae Grand Monument comprises 20m high bronze statues of Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il, standing in front of a 70m wide mosaic of Mount Paektu. It was first built in 1972 in celebration of Kim...
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Koryo Museum

The Songyngwan was founded in 992 as the Kukjagam, an educational institute for the civil service of the Koryo dyanasty, and was renamed Songyungwan in 1308. Under the Ri dynasty it was used for...
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Armistice Agreement Signing Hall – Peace Museum

With the signing of an Armistice Agreement in 1953 Korean War hostilities came to an end and former combatants commenced negotiations to bring about a peace agreement to formally end the Korean War, a...
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Chonsangri Cooperative Farm

This wall shows all the dates that Kim Il Sung visited this farm - 89 times in total to offer his special 'expertise'. We asked the guide, who was showing us around, what valuable contribution had he...
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Pohyon Temple

The Pohyon Temple is one of the five large temples of Korea and was built in 1042 during the Koryo dynasty. The temple complex covers an area of about 50,000 square metres. Half of the original 24...
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"And now for something completely different"
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"DPRK - not another BIG story"
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"Close Encounter with DPRK"
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