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JSA Tour

Go to the Joint Security Area (JSA) of Korea's demilitarized zone. See and learn the significance of the Bridge of No Return, the Military Armistice Commission Conference Room and Freedom House.

08:00-15:00
10:00-17:00
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Tour issue

▶ Due to the military issue or weather, It can be cancelled without notice on tour day.
▶ Since it is the military zone, You have to follow the rules.
▶ Must have PASSPORT
▶ For your reservation, please book your tour at least 72 hours in advance.

Information

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You will never experience the tour in the ongoing military area, JSA tour will be the unforgettable tour. South and North Korea military troops are standing face to face under an armistice agreement. Visit the thrilling JSA tour!

JSA is the only place where the South and North can meet each other unarmed without a barrier or barbed-wire fence, in the area around the "truce line". As well as it is a special area beyond the administrative jurisdiction of South and North Koreas States Parties. Within JSA, Panmoonjeon is located where the South and North Koreas’ Summit and the Military Armistice Commission took place.


You can see that South and North Korean military stand right ahead each other. Cold mood by soldiers who are working in tight security will make you feel the tight tension. The northernmost JSA of South Korea is different from any other tour places. Even it is in Korea, foreigners need to turn in their passport details once more to reserve this tour in advance, and only when a group has more than 30 people, Korean can visit this place after a background investigation.


1. Security specialist guides: We provide professional guides, who has the knowledge and wisdom of
    situations during the war and its history and they are up to date on current news of today between
    South and North Korea.

2. Including the most visited places: provide at least Seven different venue visits within the JSA
    tour including the Third Tunnel Experience, which was designed to invade South Korea by tanks, the
    observatory where you can view North Korean residents, the War History Pavilion, and Imjingak.

3. Comfortable transportation: pick-up service and DMZ shuttle car service, (4 passengers), Travellers
    insurance guaranteed by CosmoJin.

4. Authorized service: Providing comfortable transportation service with licensed vehicles that can
    enter the military area


What you can expect

▶ Professional Guide
▶ Historical behind stories of JSA


Highlights

▶ History of Korea War
▶ UN Guard Post 3
▶ High tension between North & South Korea


Itinerary

President Hotel → ID Check → Slideshow and briefing at Camp Bonifas → Joint Security Area → Freedom House → Military Armistice Commission Conference Room → Blue Bridge with the Moon jae in and Kim Jong Un Signature Stone → Memorial of General Jang → Lunch → Amethyst or Ginseng Center → Myeongdong Sending
  1. info_photo_38_4.bmp The President Hotel has two advantages that will make your stay in Seoul more enjoyable - comfort and convenience.The hotel is located in the heart of the downtown' City Hall area' Seoul's vibrant centre for business. Convenient transportation is available through the hotel's shuttle service and through the city's extensive public transportation system.These provide quick access to downtown offices and shops. Inchon International airport is 1 hour 50 minutes away by car and a shorter time by subway). Duksu Palace and the National Museum are accessible in a 10~20 minute walk- Address : 188-3' 1 Ga' Eulji-ro' Jung-gu' Seoul' Korea- Homepage : www.hotelpresident.co.kr- Tel : +82-2-753-3131 - Fax: +82-2-752-7417
  2. info_photo_1229_1.jpg If you look outside, you can see some soldiers wearing a green color camouflage uniform. They are South Korean soldiers or ROK soldiers currently serving their mandatory military service for 21 months. All men in South Korea have to serve the military mandatorily for 21 months, but it’s not required for women. I also served for 26 months a long time ago right after college, and it was longer than right now. Military service is getting shorter and shorter. However, the situation is a lot more terrible in North Korea. First of all, it’s mandatory for both genders, men and women. Men have to serve for 10 years while women serve for 7 years, but this is just for normal kinds of soldiers. For a special forces like Marine Corps and Airborne, they have to serve for 13 years. 
  3. info_photo_1237_1.jpg Republic of Korea and United States Forces Korea soldiers conduct the United Nations Command DMZ Orientation Program tours of the JSA and surrounding areas. Camp Bonifas is the command post of the United Nions Forces inside of Panmoonjeom.At this location, solders who are in charge, boards the bus and examines your attire and identification once more.At the JSA national security center inside of the Camp Bonifas, they give a briefing about the Panmoonjeom visitation.There is a golf course called Par 3 One Hall Gold Course made of artificial turf inside of the Camp Bonifas. It is called ‘the most dangerous golf course’ because surrounded around the three sides of the club are minefields.  
  4. 판문점1.5.jpg Buffering hostilities from the north and south, the heavily guarded premises of Panmunjeom are located in the middle of the demilitarized zone (DMZ) and remain reserved strictly for political engagements. Providing the only road connecting the two countries, it is here where the historical signing of the Armistice Agreement took place between Communist forces and the United Nations Command (UNC) in 1953 after a succession of peace talks that lasted more than two years.
  5. info_photo_552_4.JPG The current building was constructed on July 9, 1998. It was built by the founder of Hyundai to host reunions of families separated during the Korean War. However, since North Korea has worried about sending their people through the division line of JSA, the house has been used only for Red Cross staffs and the liaison officers of South Korea.
  6. 군사정전회의실1.jpg  The armistice agreement of 1953 provided the establishment of the Military Armistice Commission (MAC), an agency to supervise implementation of the truce terms. A conference row was built to hold meetings of MAC representatives from the United Nations Command (UNC) and the North Korean Peoples Army (KPA).  The conference row consists of seven buildings set squarely on the Military Demarcation Line (MDL). The line is marked on the ground between the buildings on conference row by several 17”×5” concrete slabs.  The three blue buildings are managed by UNC, and four gray buildings, by KPA. The central blue building is the MAC Conference Room, where talks take place between both sides. The MAC room has a line, which bisects the center of a conference table in the middle of the room  First, you will stand right in front of the conference row to take photos of North Korean soldiers, who are posted in front of their visitor center. Then, you will be escorted into the MAC Conference Room, where you can cross the division line even though you are prohibited from opening the door toward north direction.
  7. 인삼 자수정5.png The colour of Amethyst is as unique as it is seductive, though in fact this gemstone of all gemstones is said to protect its wearer against seduction. Korean Amethyst is extravagance in violet since it has been formed from granite stone base since 5000 years. Moses described it as a symbol of the Spirit of God in the official robes of the High Priest of the Jews, and the Russian Empress Catherine the Great sent thousands of miners into the Urals to look for it. It was said to protect crops against tempests and locusts, bring good fortune in war and in the hunt, drive out evil spirits and inspire the intellect.  Ginseng is renowned for its effectiveness as a great healer for living ever so young.Especially if you eat ginseng when you lose your energy, it really helps to regain energy.Korea is acknowledged by the world because of the quality of ginseng as if it is the birthplace of ginseng.You can experience various kinds of ginseng products like gingersnap, extract, ginseng preserved in honey, and other great quality of products made in Korea.
  8. info_photo_542_4.jpg Myeong-dong Street is a one kilometer area from Myeong-dong Station to Euljiro and Lotte Department Store. Myeong-dong is the busiest region in Seoul and is the leader in Korean fashion trends. Not only will you find large shopping malls and famous brand name shops where you can find clothing and shoes, but fast food chains, cozy cafes and specialty restaurants fill the alleys.

Why Cosmojin

Welcome to CosmoJin. Thanks for your interest and support for our service.

Cosmojin travel has run Seoul daily city tour for more than 17 years. We developed the most attractive tour packages for travelers and will continue to create new programs to meet international traveler’s need.

However, we did not just run city tours only. We are also well prepared for DMZ/JSA tours.
Well prepared tour is safe & fun. As you will be entering the DMZ, live military action zone, you need to be with professionals like us.

Come along! With professional Korea Tour Agency, CosmoJin.


Tour Included

▶ Professional Guide
▶ Transportation
▶ Lunch
▶ Entrance Fee

Tour Excluded

▶ Sending Service

Pick-up Service

▶ President Hotel 1st floor In the Lobby

Sending Service

▶Myeongdong

Payment / Cancelation

Due to the limited slot

▶ After the reservation : 100% of cancellation fee

▶ No show on tour date : 100% of cancellation fee


Note

1. Passport is required!

2. JSA Tour is closed on Sundays, Mondays and National Holidays.

3. Tour must be reserved and Passport Numbers received at least 72 hours in advance.

4. Please check the restricted countries for this tour below. A copy (colored) of passport's front page should be submitted at least 72 hours in advance.

5. Tour route and schedule are subjected to change without notice whenever there is official request from UNC.

6. If there's an unannounced military training or official event, the tour may be cancelled on the day of the tour with short notice.

7. Children under 10 years are not allowed. He or she must be over 11 years old from his or her birthday.

8. Casual clothes such as jeans and sandals (slippers) are not permitted in the tour area. Shaggy or unkempt hair is not allowed either.

9. Any equipment microphones or flags belonging to the communist side in the MAC conference room are NOT TO BE TOUCHED.

10. Guests with physical disabilities, in a wheelchair, or crutches cannot enter the JSA.

11. For your safety, stay with the group and follow the directions of the guide during a group tour.

12. Cosmojin cannot take responsibility for any injuries or losses incurred while on tour.

13. When it is closed in case of some special situation.DMZ will be replaced by plan B non-refundable(Heavy rain or snow, military training)

LIABLITY INSURANCE (CLAIMS-MAKD BASIS). 
Cosmojin is registered in liability insurance corresponding KRW 300,000,000 for travel business license.

  • The customers are not registered for accident insurance covering the medical expenses in case of accidents happening on the day of the event, so please check beforehand with the tour guide if customers are registered with travel insurance from homeland.
  • Please refer to the special terms and conditions on the website for insurance coverage.

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  • 2019-03-22

Kyle

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The JSA tour has been closed since some time in 2018 but they still sell tickets as if it is open. They don't tell you until the morning of the tour and since you have already set your day aside for it, they ask you to book another tour for just the DMZ on the spot which you must pay for and wait for a refund for JSA. Honestly, the DMZ tour was good but the deception about the JSA really angered us. They shouldn't sell tickets to something they know is closed! I understand the times when it is open and closes last minute, but when it has been closed for over half a year, they should tell people up front. We booked a trip to Korea mostly for this tour and would have scheduled for another time if they told us this information up front.
  • 2018-07-25

AA

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The tourguide was really good. The service was fantastic and when they found out that I had paied the wrong tarif they refound the difference! I highly recommend this trip!!
  • 2017-08-31

knuckballer

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It is our first visit in Korea and your dmz tour was a very special experience and I think your service was impressive. Thank you.
  • 2017-08-30

conduct

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ok.. very nice.