There are essentially two ways you can see the DMZ.
The first is travel to one of many observation points along the border and look over.
Almost all travellers start their trip from Beijing where you can travel by train or air (most groups fly in and train out).
It is also likely to be with a travel agent based in Beijing that will do all the lengthy and tricky permitting and visa issuance work behind the scenes.
Few destinations hold as much traveller kudos as North Korea.
Pyongyang, despite reputably being the least visited capital on earth and North Korea's stance as the ultimate 'hermit state' firmly intact, it is however far from difficult to visit and tour.
) from South Korea on a DMZ (De-Militarised Zone)/JSA tour.
Although somewhat of a tourist circus and the most obvious attraction near to Seoul, the DMZ and learning about how it came into being is a worthwhile part of any trip.There are also several tunnels would-be invading North Koreans mined that you can go down in.You find an observation point and tunnel just North of Seoul.The catch is quite simply it is expensive to do so and you won't be allowed to leave the official government tour.What's more, apart from the kudos, the Mass Games (if you can see them) and the bizarreness of the place, it is actually quite dull. If you have decided these are some of the countries you want to visit and need more planning information then you are strongly recommended to complement what you find here with a planning guide. If you are set on going and need a guidebook or reading material please see a list of recommended guides/books here (go on have a look! Plus shopping through the site is a big thank you (if you have been helped out); to see why click here. Some good, though quite expensive nightlife in Taipei.