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Blue House (Cheong Wa Dae) Tours and Tickets

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Known for the blue tiles that cover its roof, Seoul’s Blue House (Cheong Wa Dae or Cheongwadae) sits at the foot of Mount Bugaksan and is the official residence of South Korea’s president. The house was built in the traditional Korean architectural style within a Joseon Dynasty–era royal garden.

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Korean Palace and Market Tour in Seoul Including Insadong and Gyeongbokgung Palace

Korean Palace and Market Tour in Seoul Including Insadong and Gyeongbokgung Palace

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Discover the history and cultural traditions of Korea on this full-day tour of Seoul’s palaces and markets. Visit Gyeongbokgung Palace including its National Folklore Museum, and see Jogyesa Buddhist Temple and Changdeokgung Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Your informative guide accompanies you to Insadong and Namdaemun to explore these bustling local markets on foot. Enjoy a Korean lunch and convenient round-trip coach transport from your hotel.
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  • 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$100.00
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$100.00

Full-Day Palace Tour in Seoul

Full-Day Palace Tour in Seoul

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Seoul’s royal palaces and ancient temples are widely considered among the city’s top attractions, shining a light on thousands of years of royal and spiritual history. On this tour, visit sites including UNESCO–listed Changdeok Palace and the Jogyesa Temple in comfort by air-conditioned coach. With entry fees, lunch, and pickup and drop-off your Seoul hotel included, relax and delve into South Korean history.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$100.00
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$100.00

Seoul Morning E-bike Tour

Seoul Morning E-bike Tour

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Let our E-bike whisk you up into the mountain to visit the Ancient Seoul city wall and enjoy awesome views of the city, And then down into the heart of Ancient Seoul for a visit to Bukchon Hanok Village. See a side of Seoul that many don't get to experience and hit the top tourist spots too! So, what are the top attractions in Ancient Seoul? The fresh Cheonggyecheon river that flows through time, the majestic Gyungbok Palaces’ grand entrance Gwanghwamun and Gwanghwamun square, the Presidential Blue house, the traditional architecture of the Bukchon village area, and the tranquil Jogeysa Temple. The course is recommended for those who wish to visit many landmarks in Seoul in a short time yet still experience an intimate connection and understanding in context.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$100.00
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$100.00
Price varies by group size

Seoul One Day Sightseeing Tour with N Tower and Lunch
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Seoul One Day Sightseeing Tour with N Tower and Lunch

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This full-day Seoul tour is fun and exciting and it will be an excellent choice for the first-time visitor. Seoul, Korea’s capital and the country’s most populous and largest city, is filled with a wide or range of tourist attractions. Our full-day tour includes many of Seoul’s top attractions. We begin our day picking you up from your hotel in the morning and then head to Gyeongbokgung Palace and National Folk Museum for historic and cultural lessons. After, we will stop for Bibimbop lunch. We then make our way into Seoul’s most renowned and beautiful area, Bukchon village, and K-drama filming locations in Samcheongdong. After, we will drive through the beautiful cityscape of Jong-ro and Cheonggyecheon, Seoul's busiest downtown, and move to N Tower at the top of Namsan mountain, Seoul's greatest landmark. Our final stop will be at Myeongdong, Korea’s finest and most popular shopping district, and then drop you off at your hotel. *We are a fully licensed and insured tour company.
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  • 9 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$190.00
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$190.00

Half-Day Bike Tour in Seoul with Food Tasting

Half-Day Bike Tour in Seoul with Food Tasting

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With striking architecture and pretty riverside parks, Seoul is considered among South Korea’s must-see cities—but mastering the public transport network and exploring on foot takes time and effort. On this tour, hop into the saddle and see Seoul on two wheels on this cycling sightseeing tour. Spin to top attractions like Gwanghwamun Gate, Jogyesa Temple, and Tongin Market with your guide, and enjoy uninterrupted view along the pretty Cheonggyecheon Stream.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$110.00
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$110.00

Cheonggyecheon Bicycle Tour: Twilight in Seoul
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Cheonggyecheon Bicycle Tour: Twilight in Seoul

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Cheonggyecheon is considered among the prettiest corners of bustling Seoul, and under the darkness of twilight the stretch of stream takes on a whole new look and feel. On this tour, spin through Cheonggyecheon by bike with your guide to lead the way, and explore Seoul as the day comes to an end. Along the way, learn the secrets of top attractions like Dongdaemun Gate, Deoksugung Palace, and Jogyesa Temple.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$145.39
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$145.39

Make Your Trip in Seoul, Explore Hidden Gems, With a Photographer Tourguide

Make Your Trip in Seoul, Explore Hidden Gems, With a Photographer Tourguide

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Seoul is an amazing place. With the faces of old and new, there are so many hidden gems here that the visitors cannot find by themselves. In this tour, your can leave your guide book, and enjoy this wonderland like locals do!! Make up your trip with your local buddy, who has been in Seoul for decades!! Plus, they are also excellent photographers as well with DSLR's!! Please request them as many great photos as you wish. This is your only chance in Korea for the professional guidance and the DSLR photo-shooting service at the same time!! You can also choose your transportation. If you want an adventure, you can select BMW(Bus, Metro, Walking) tour. If you would like to save your time and energy, you can go for the Van tour.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$85.00
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$85.00
Price varies by group size

Small-Group Seoul Morning Royal Palaces Tour

Small-Group Seoul Morning Royal Palaces Tour

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Spend a morning in Seoul visiting highlights including Jogyesa Temple, Gyeongbokgung Palace, and the National Folk Museum. You'll also stop for photo ops outside the Presindential Blue House (Cheong Wa Dae) and Gwanghwamun Gate during the changing of the guards. Your 3.5-hour tour includes transportation, entrance fees, guide, and hotel pickup. You will be dropped off at either City Hall or Insadong. 
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$43.66
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$43.66

Best of Seoul Tour in the Morning

Best of Seoul Tour in the Morning

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Visit top landmarks in Seoul on a morning sightseeing tour with an expert guide. Admire the architecture of Jogyesa Temple, a hub for Zen Buddhism, and explore Gyeongbokgung Palace before observing the changing of the guard ceremony at the palace. Learn about Korean history and cultural traditions at Cheongwadae Sarangchae, and hear about the Joseon dynasty’s long rule. Your local guide shares key facts and fascinating insights throughout your coach tour, which includes hotel pickup as well as drop-off at either City Hall or Itaewon.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$30.00
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$30.00

Gyeongbokgung Palace and Top attractions in Seoul

Gyeongbokgung Palace and Top attractions in Seoul

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We will see the most famous attractions in Seoul! These are the most important and popular spots in Seoul among not only tourist but also local people. This will be full of history and modern culture. If you like to know about Korea, I believe this should be the one for you. :) We will start from Jogyesa temple and Insadong area. After Gwanghwamun squre we will move to Gyeongbokgung palace. It was the main palace in the Joseon Dynasty. For me this is the most beautiful, and it remains the largest of all five palaces. We will stroll around in the palace and move to Cheyongwadae (Blue house). The street was blocked and recently opened. This hidden area is quite and has nice views of mountains surrounding Blue house. We will walk though Tongin traditional market and visit Seochon Hanok village! The village has lots of Korean traditional houses, Hanok and nice cafes. You can enjoy all of these during the tour. Don't miss this out! I'm sure you will like it.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$79.18
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$79.18
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Seoul City Sightseeing Tour Including Gyeongbokgung Palace, N Seoul Tower, and Namsangol Hanok Village

Seoul City Sightseeing Tour Including Gyeongbokgung Palace, N Seoul Tower, and Namsangol Hanok Village

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This full-day sightseeing tour of Seoul showcases the best of Korea’s history, culture, and traditions. Led by a guide, see the city’s major landmarks, including Jogyesa Temple and Gyeongbokgung Palace, National Folk Museum, N Seoul Tower, and Namsangol Hanok Village. Watch the changing of the guards during a stop at Gwanghwamun Gate and enjoy a traditional Korean lunch with your fellow travelers in Insadong. Your full-day tour also includes a stop at a traditional ginseng center.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$110.00
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$110.00

Korean Palace and Temple Tour in Seoul: Gyeongbokgung Palace and Jogyesa Temple

Korean Palace and Temple Tour in Seoul: Gyeongbokgung Palace and Jogyesa Temple

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Explore top Seoul attractions including Gyeongbokgung Palace and Jogyesa Temple on this 3.5-hour Korean palace and temple tour in Seoul. Travel through Seoul by comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle with your guide. Gain insight into Joseon-era history at Gyeongbokgung Palace, once home to the Korean royal family, and explore the palace compound on foot. Visit the National Folk Museum and learn how life used to be before Korea’s rapid modernization. Then, visit the Jogyesa Temple and enjoy an authentic insight into life as a Zen Buddhist in South Korea’s bustling capital.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$40.00
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$40.00

Favorite Full Day Tour (Seoul City-Nanta Show)

Favorite Full Day Tour (Seoul City-Nanta Show)

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With thousands of years of rich history and a vibrant cultural scene of music and theater, Seoul is a city which certainly packs a punch. On this tour, visit historic attractions including 14th-century Gyeongbok Palace and the Jogyesa temple—with round-trip travel from central Seoul included. Delve into Joseon-era history, then catch a performance of Nanta—the action-packed Korean comedy show capturing hearts across the world.
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  • 9 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$125.00
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$125.00

Port shore Excursion Tour - Incheon to Seoul (8hours)

Port shore Excursion Tour - Incheon to Seoul (8hours)

On this shore excursion from Incheon, you'll see all of most beloved attractions in Seoul. According to the available time of your cruise ship the itinerary, you will visit top ranking destinations in Seoul. We, the most experienced agencies specialized in shorex programs of Korea will pick you up at the seaport of you cruise ship and then drop you off back to the port after the shore excursion. Let us help you explore and enjoy the Seoul most from Incheon seaport. Visiting attractions of this excursion is "must go" in Seoul, South Korea, e.g. Gyeongbok palace (Changdeok palace on Tuesdays), Insa-dong Korean culture street, Namsangol Hanok village, traditional market sightseeing to the various foods and clothing.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$286.16
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$286.16
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Gyeongbok Palace and Korean Folk Village Tour

Gyeongbok Palace and Korean Folk Village Tour

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Home to the National Folk Museum, Gyeongbok Palace ranks among Seoul’s top city attractions—with a history dating back to the 14th-century Joseon Dynasty. On this full day tour, visit both sites of interest alongside other attractions including the Blue House, Jogyesa Temple, and the Korean Folk Village in Yongin. With all entrance fees, lunch, plus pickup and drop-off at your Seoul hotel included, delve into thousands of years of Korean culture and history.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$85.39
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$85.39

Full Day Royal Palace and Korean Folk Village Tour

Full Day Royal Palace and Korean Folk Village Tour

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Delve into Korean traditional culture on a full-day tour from Seoul. Visit Jogyesa temple, Gyeongbokgung Palace, the National Folklore Museum, and the Korean Folk Village, and see the Blue House (Cheong Wa Dae), and the royal guard changing ceremony at Gwanghwamun Gate. Includes lunch, guide, transportation, and hotel pickup and drop-off.
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  • 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$100.00
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$100.00

Seoul Palace Morning Tour

Seoul Palace Morning Tour

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Discover Seoul’s royal residences and gain insight into South Korea’s heritage on this Seoul palace morning tour. Explore the Jogyesa Buddhist Temple, a center for Zen Buddhism, with your guide. See the Blue House — where the Prime Minister of South Korea lives and works. Visit Gyeongbok Palace, the city’s finest royal residence during the Joseon Dynasty. Admire the luxury living quarters and banquet suites, and gain insight into life here during the dynasty’s 5-century reign. Finish your tour at Gwanghwamun Gate and see the changing of the guard ceremony.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$40.00
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Seoul Combo: Cultural Heritage Tour with Kimchi Making and Traditional Dress Wearing

Seoul Combo: Cultural Heritage Tour with Kimchi Making and Traditional Dress Wearing

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Discover top Seoul attractions with ease, and bring Korea’s ancient culture and heritage to life on this full-day combo tour of Seoul. Enjoy a sightseeing coach trip through Seoul’s city streets and admire famous sites such as Jogyesa Temple, Gyeongbokgung Palace and the National Folk Museum. After lunch, put on your traditional clothing and learn formal greeting etiquette Korean-style. Play traditional board games enjoyed during centuries past and learn how to make traditional Korean kimchi. Then, visit a local amethyst factory and ginseng center on route back to Seoul.
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  • 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$226.00
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$226.00
Price varies by group size

Royal Palace Morning Small-Group Tour (No Shopping)

Royal Palace Morning Small-Group Tour (No Shopping)

See the historical and modern sights of Seoul on this half-day tour with a small group. Walk around Cheonggyecheon, stop for photos of the Blue House (Cheongwadae), visit Gyeongbokgung Palace and view cultural exhibits at the National Folk Museum of Korea—all in one morning. Hotel pickup is included, with drop-off at Lotte Hotel Seoul or Namdaemun Market.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$46.16
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Full Day Seoul Royal Palace Tour Including Namdaemun Market

Full Day Seoul Royal Palace Tour Including Namdaemun Market

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Discover South Korea’s royal heritage on this full-day royal palace and shopping tour in Seoul. Follow the Cheonggyecheon Stream with your guide and gain insight into the days of the Joseon Dynasty. See the Blue House, the Republic of Korea’s presidential residence. Explore Gyeongbokgung Palace and watch the changing of the guard ceremony. Head to the National Folk Museum of Korea and behold unique artifacts from across Korea.
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  • 7 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$87.18
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$87.18

DMZ Insight Tour

DMZ Insight Tour

★ A journey to understand the world's only divided country ★ Choose to meet a North Korean Defector, who escaped the North ! ★ See North Korea from Paju, the closest place to North Korea ! ★ Visit Imjingak Park, the last village separating the North & South ★ Check the remnants of war & Learn from your guide about North Korea "The story of the world's only divided country 'South' and 'North' Imjingak was built in 1972 for displaced North Koreans, and you can feel the past and present caused by the Korean War and the national conflict, such as Mangbaedan, Pyeonghwajong (Peace Bell), Girls' statue, and Steam locomotive at Jangdan Station in Gyeongseon. Paju Provence Village is very close to North Korea and has a beautiful cafe and store. It's a trendy place. We can take some time to find out about North Korea's infiltration into the South that happened after the division of the peninsula. "
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
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$80.00
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$80.00

[For a group of 15-43] Coach+Guide / Incheon - Seoul

[For a group of 15-43] Coach+Guide / Incheon - Seoul

Welcome to the port city of Incheon where connects Seoul, the capital of Korea. Whether you have arrived by sea, by rail or by air, a local guide is waiting to show you what makes their part of Korea unique on a private Incheon/seoul tour. Experience Incheon / Seoul through the eyes of a local private guide! Browse our tour 'suggestions' - each can be customized just for you. ** Itinerary can be adjust upon meeting with a guide by a request** *Inclusion: Private 44 seater motor coach, English speaking guide *Exclusion: Entrance fee, Parking&Toll fee, Any meal.
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  • 9 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,199.00
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$1,199.00
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5.Private Tour: Paint Ball & ATV ride activity with DMZ SPY TOUR

5.Private Tour: Paint Ball & ATV ride activity with DMZ SPY TOUR

At last, our company launched an activity tour at the request of many customers. The tour is designed to experience our signature tour, the DMZ spy tour, in the morning(same schedule as 2.Private DMZ Tour: North Korean Spy Commando Invasion Route in the morning), but paintball experience and ATV ride in the afternoon. After lunch, you can team up and experience exciting paintball and ATV rides in PangPang Leisure.
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  • 9 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$194.88
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$194.88

Seoul Private Tour: Ultimate Seoul Sightseeing including the Blue House

Seoul Private Tour: Ultimate Seoul Sightseeing including the Blue House

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This is Seoul ultimate tour covering 5 must-visit places in Seoul with professional tour guide! Visit Cheongwadae, 'Korean Blue house' same as United states' White house. And visit Gyeongbok Korean Royal palace which will give you more insights and history beyond it with tour guide. Next, move to Bukchon hanok village where still korean neighborhoods reside from Joseon Dynasty period in the past. And then will take you Jogyesa Buddhist temple where is heart of korean buddhism. At last, wil take you place where you can chill out and enjoy cty view of Seoul city at the top. Take 1 day with us and have unforgettable memories
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$163.00
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$163.00
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Korean Palace and Market Tour in Seoul Including Insadong and Gyeongbokgung Palace
"Nice daylong tour. Our guide, Gin, was knowledgeable, pleasant, not hurried. Last part was a little bit of a letdown since on Sunday many stores in the market are closed"..."
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Seoul Morning E-bike Tour
"We have visited Seoul several times and this was by far our favorite tour. The guide was outstanding, the bikes were comfortable and easy to use and we saw parts of Seoul you can only easily see by bike. The event was informative and fun."..."
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Seoul One Day Sightseeing Tour with N Tower and Lunch
"We booked this tour to see the main tourist attractions of Seoul on our first visit to Seoul. This tour was very good because it included the historical sights as well as the modern day Seoul. In the middle of the city, a guided walking tour is included, so we had a lot of walking too at Gyeongbokgung, N tour and Bukchangdong. Our van had only 6 travelers including me and my wife so it was good."..."
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Half-Day Bike Tour in Seoul with Food Tasting
"We truly enjoyed the day and the experience. The We Ride guide was pleasant and made it a memorable tour."..."
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Cheonggyecheon Bicycle Tour: Twilight in Seoul
"if you really want to enjoy seoul i prefer that you book this tour. we went to so many places we saw how locals (koreans) eat and we went to the local market also we tried the rice cake in one of the best stores in seoul. i really enjoyed it and i'm definitly going to book the tour again when i go back to seoul"..."
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Make Your Trip in Seoul, Explore Hidden Gems, With a Photographer Tourguide
"Andrew was really helpful throughout our stay in Seoul and we can truly feel his sincerity . The time we spent for the tour is more than what is scheduled for. We went to every places we planned to go. Andrew was very considerate to our needs and know how to explain really well in English about the Tour and Locations we visited. One thing for sure is we will definitely come back again and look for Andrew in the near future. Highly recommended👍🏼👍🏼 Oh and not to forget, he is also an awesome Photographer! We have plenty of excellent Photos taken profesionally by Andrew. Couldn’t ask for more. The best combo ever. Thanks Andrew! We had a blast trip. Till next time!"..."
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Small-Group Seoul Morning Royal Palaces Tour
"Peter was an exceptional tour guide. Knowledgeable, approachable, full of cultural insights and helped us to fully appreciate korean culture, society, religion and politics past and present. Highly recommended"..."
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Best of Seoul Tour in the Morning
"Excellent guide and it was super fun! I enjoyed all the aspects of the tour and would totally go again."..."
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Seoul City Sightseeing Tour Including Gyeongbokgung Palace, N Seoul Tower, and Namsangol Hanok Village
"Our tour guide was so great. She gave us a lot of insight on the places we went to and then had time to look around ourselves."..."
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Korean Palace and Temple Tour in Seoul: Gyeongbokgung Palace and Jogyesa Temple
"Katie was a fantastic tour guide and knew her information. She was always accommodating towards taking pictures for guests and even recommending hidden gems to check out after the tour. We had a blast and got to see/understand a good amount of Korea's culture/historical background!"..."
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Favorite Full Day Tour (Seoul City-Nanta Show)
"Our tour guide Nancy was great. She was very helpful and knowledgeable. This tour is a great way to get to know the city and it's culture. The nanta show was a great way to end the tour"..."
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Seoul Palace Morning Tour
"This tour was a great glimpse into the history of the Seoul Palaces and the Buddist Temple. Our guide Chloe was wonderful and shared many stories and helpful info all along the tour. She was happy to take photos of us which was a great help. She also recommended a great restaurant to us for lunch when we were done with the morning tour."..."
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Seoul Combo: Cultural Heritage Tour with Kimchi Making and Traditional Dress Wearing
"This was the best tour! It was the perfect mix of sightseeing and hands on activities. The guides were very friendly and knowledgeable and the transportation was excellent. I am recommending this tour to all of my friends who visit Korea! My family and I had an amazing experience."..."
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