DUE TO LACK OF VACINATIONS IN SOUTH KOREA, THE KOREA RETURN IS POSTPONED TO 2024!
For 20 years Military Historical Tours has been taking veterans and their families back to Korea. Many of the biggest battlefields are within a few hours drive of Seoul; most are located either in or near the DMZ. This program is tailored to get your group to the specific venues and areas of operation that you need to visit. The order of the days will be determined based on the best days to visit the locations selected. Travel time on the bus will be filled with a briefing on the Korean War Battlefields to be visited plus the Cold War situation and current security efforts intermixed with videos and movies about Korean and the War.
Seoul Tour Sites: War Memorial Museum, The National Museum of Korea, Seoul National Cemetery, National Folk Museum & the Gyeongbok Palace,
DMZ Locations (Pick 3 of the 5 areas based on your particular interest areas)
Yanggu Area of Operations Day:
Travel to the Punchbowl in the east to visit Infiltration Tunnel 4, Eulji Observatory and both Heartbreak and Bloody Ridge Battle Sites and Monuments.Box Lunch & Dinner at a Korean B-B-Q Restuarant.
West Cheorwon /East Yeoncheon Day:
Travel to the western Cheorwon Valley to visit the Peace (Pyonghwa) Observatory (OPs Tom, Dick and Harry, Jackson Heights), the Woljongni Train Station and the North Korea Worker’s Party Headquarters Building. Visit White Horse Hill Memorial (White Horse Hill and Arrowhead) and Key Observatory (T-Bone & Pork Chop Hill Battlefields) and 38th Parallel Monument near Jonggok in the afternoon. Lunch at a Korean restaurant and dinner in the hotel.
Paju/ West Yeoncheon Day:
Visit Mt. Odu Observatory, the Joint Security Area at Panmunjom, Infiltration Tunnel 3 and Dora Observatory in the morning. In the afternoon, visit either the Sungchon Observatory (1st Marine Division battlefields such as Bunker Hill and the outposts in the Nevada Complex) or Typhoon Observatory (Little Nori, Big Nori, Outpost Kelly, Little Gibraltar). Lunch at a Korean restaurant and dinner at the hotel.
East Cheorwon/Hwacheon Day:
Travel to the Eastern Cheorwon valley and visit either Myolgong OP or Victory Observatory (Papasan, Triangle Hill, Jane Russell Hill, Sniper Ridge). Visit a North Korean Army barracks and 7-Star Observatory (Capitol Hill) in the afternoon. Lunch at a Korean restaurant and dinner at the hotel.
Non-DMZ Battlefields Day:
Visit the Chipyongni battlefield/exhibition hall in the morning and Osan Task force Smith battlefield/exhibition hall and Incheon Landing Memorial and Exhibition Hall in the afternoon. Lunch at a Korean restaurant and dinner at the hotel.
Tour Price: TBD
Single Room Supplement: TBD
Tour Price Includes:
- 4 Star Hotel Accommodations and meals
- Air-conditioned deluxe motorcoach
- Meals as indicated in itinerary
- Historical Trip information packet, containing maps & other information
- Admission fees to all sites, museums and special attractions listed
- Tips included for the services of experienced Tour Historian, Driver & English-speaking local guides
Optional MHT Round-trip economy airfare from your hometown airport to and from Seoul available upon request (price subject to confirmation at time of booking.) Business class is also available.
We offer a Pusan (Busan) Post-Tour
Sites to be visited around Pusan (The Pusan Perimeter saved the ROK from communist conquest): Jinhae South Korean Navy Museum, Patriotic Martyr Ahn Jung-geunv Monument, Villa of the former president Rhee Syng-man, United Nations Cemetry, Korean Naval Academy Museum, the famed ancient Turtle Ship plus many Gyeongju Cultural sites.
Meals: B/L/D Hotel : Gyeongju
* - Bullet Train from Seoul to Busan (Pusan) Arrival & Departure Transfers
* - All hotel accommodations and meals
* - Sightseeing with English-speaking tour guides.
* - Touring with air-conditioned van or motor coach
The Korean Experience (Postponed until 2024)
- Product Code: 2205-KOR-EXP
- Availability: In Stock