Cheorwon DMZ Guide Tour (Baegmagoji Battlefield, Goseokjeong National Area) By KTOURSTORY

Cheorwon DMZ Guide Tour (Baegmagoji Battlefield, Goseokjeong National Area)

₩ 70,000 ₩ 65,000
Cheorwon DMZ Tour Select ₩ 65,000 ₩ 70,000

Cheorwon DMZ Tour

  • Round-trip bus transportation betwen Seoul and Cheorwon
  • Admission into Cheorwon DMZ, Dora Observatory, Dorasan Station and the 3rd tunnel
  • Lunch Meal
  • English speaking staff
  • Other personal expenses
  • Traveler's insurance

 

 

Must book at least 3 days in advance

Why This Offer

  • Learn about the Korean War and tensions along the Cheorwon DMZ from knowledgeable English-speaking tour guides
  • Convenient round-trip transportation from Seoul
  • Visit the Memorial Tower and Memorial Museum of Baekmagoji Battlefield, which was one of the bloodiest battlefields during the Korean War
  • Visit numerous historical sites around the DMZ, including the 2nd Tunnel, Cheorwon Peace Observatory, Woljeong-ri Station, and the Cheorwon Korean Workers' Party Headquarters

What to Expect

You will get to feel the tension of visiting one of the most militarized zones in the world, along with visiting observatories and memorial museums, honoring those who served during the Korean War.

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Depart from Seoul
7:20 am, 8:00 am, 8:10 am
Hongik Univ. Station Exit 4 7:20 am
Seoul-si > Mapo-gu Donggyo-dong, Seoul, South Korea Hongik Univ.

1. Take the Seoul Subway Line 2 or Jungang Line to Hongik Univ. Station and go out through Exit 4

 

2. Find the tour shuttle bus stop located in front of Exit 4

Bus Departure Time: 7:20 am

3.  Please look for KTOURSTORY staff with similar name tags or banners

 

Myeong-dong Station Exit 2 8:00 am
Seoul-si > Jung-gu Myeong-dong, Seoul, South Korea Myeong-dong Station

 

1. Take the Seoul Subway Line 4 Line to Myeongdong Station and go out through Exit 2

 

2. Find the tour shuttle bus stop located in front of Hotel Prince

Bus Departure Time: 8:00 am

3.  Please look for KTOURSTORY staff with similar name tags or banners
Dongdaemun History and Culture Park Station Exit 10 8:10 am
Seoul-si > Jung-gu 279 Euljiro-dong, Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea 279
1. Take the Seoul Subway Line 2, 4, or 5 to Dongdaemun History & Culture Park Station and go out through Exit 10

2. Find the tour shuttle bus stop located in front of Exit 10

Bus Departure Time: 8:10 am

3.  Please look for KTOURSTORY staff with similar name tags or banners

 

'Baekmagoji' was one of the bloodiest battlefields during the Korean War. The mountain lost its original shape due to the war, and there were a lot of dead bodies. The area was named 'Baekmagoji' as it was said to resemble a white horse (Baekma) lying down. 

 

3
Leave for Goseokjeong National Tourist Area
11:10 am
4
Arrive at Goseokjeong National Tourist Area (Lunch)
11:30 am Goseoukjeong Tourist Area

 

Goseokjeong Pavilion is one of the most scenic spots among the eight scenic views of Cheorwon. The Iron Triangle Battlefield Conservation Office is located here, thus it is the starting point for many DMZ tours. 

Goseokjeong Pavilion, is also designated as the Monument No. 8 of Gangwon-do, having significance dating back to the Goryeo Dynasty.

You will have lunch at the Goseokjeong National Tourist Area. The menu will be comprised of Korean food.

5
Get ready to go to the DMZ
12:30 pm Cheorwon Peace Observatory
You will visit the 2nd Tunnel, Cheorwon Peace Observatory, Woljeongri Station and finally the Cheorwon Korean Workers' Party Headquarters.
The 2nd Tunnel, was one of the many tunnels made by North Koreans during the Korean War, as one of means to invade South Korea. 

 
Cheorwon Peace Observatory offers a panoramic view of the DMZ in the central-forward area of Cheorwon, in Gangwon-do.



 
Woljeong-ri Station, also known as the Iron Triangle Battlefield, is the last stop before reaching the DMZ. It is located at the area where the fiercest battle was held during the Korean War. 
The final stop is the ruins of the Cheorwon Korean Workers' Party Headquarters which was constructed in 1946 and used as the headquarters of the Labor Party until the outbreak of the Korean War on June 25th, 1950.

 

6:30 pm Arrive at Dongdaemun History & Culture Park Station

6:40 pm Arrive at Myeongdong Station

7:20 pm Arrive at Hongik Univ. Station

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Important Information

Booking Process

  • Complete the payment and you will receive an instant confirmation email and receipt.

  • The voucher will be delivered to you once the reservation is confirmed.

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  • When reserving, you must inform us the following by email (worknplayads@gmail.com)

    • Your hotel/guest house location, phone number and e-mail
    • Your full name as it appears on your passport, passport number and nationality
  • Your booking will be cancelled if you fail to send us the required information. 

How To Use

  • Print out or show the voucher on your mobile at the meeting point. 
  • Please arrive at least 10 mins before the scheduled departure time.
  • Voucher Validity:  Only on the chosen date.
  • Your passport will be needed to confirm your identity at the military check points.
  • For Korean nationals, your ID with your citizen registration number will be required.

Additional Information

  • Your admission will be denied if you fail to bring your passport (foreigners) or ID (Korean citizens), in that case, no refunds will be given.
  • Adult and child prices are the same.
  • Children under the age of 3 can participate for free provided they do not occupy an additional bus seat. Guardian must present valid ID or documentation with proof of age.  
  • Adult and child prices are the same.
  • Please dress modestly. Refrain from wearing mini-skirts, open-shoulders, sandals or slippers.
  • Please abide by the staff's instructions regarding entrance and safety.
  • Do not attempt to communicate or make gestures toward outside military officials.
  • As locations such as the DMZ and JSA are managed by the Republic of Korea Army and UN Officials, itineraries and trip schedules are subject to change.
  • Tour itinerary is subject to change due to traffic conditions or other circumstances.
  • Follow the staff's instructions and meet back at the designated time. The bus leaves strictly on time and will not wait for late-comers.

Cancelation Policy

  • 100% refund: For cancelations made at least 3 days before the reserved tour time (Based on local time).
  • Tour operates per normal even if it rains or snows.
  • Free date change or cancellation permitted only in case of government-issued warning for natural disaster.
  • No refund: For cancelations or changes made less than 3 days before the reserved tour time.
  • No refunds for no-shows or latecomers.

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