Asian Borderlands Research Network

Conference excursions

We would like to offer our conference participants (and their accompanying family/friends) the opportunity to join an optional excursion to explore Seoul and its surroundings.

If you would like to join, please register via the registration form before 1 June 2020.

Please note: The excursion costs are not included in the conference registration fee. You will receive further information on the payment of the excursion fee closer to the conference dates.
You should notify Ms Martina van den Haak (m.c.van.den.haak@iias.nl) before 1 June 2020 at the latest if for some reason you cannot participate in the excursion. Otherwise the excursion costs will be charged to you.

Excursion options
Sunday 28 June, 8.00 -15.00

DMZ Tour

Price: $ 84 (15-50 participants)
Price: $ 70 (50+ participants)
Min. number of participants: 15

Includes: English speaking tour guide, transportation and lunch
Departure from/Drop-off: Ibis Styles Ambassador Seoul Yongsan

Join a tour to the Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ). You will visit the following locations: Imjingak Park, Freedom Bridge, the 3rd Infiltration Tunnel, DMZ Theater, Exhibition Hall, Dora Observatory, Dorasan Train Station,

Please note: The DMZ tour can be deeply affected or canceled depending on the political situation between the two Koreas.

Sunday 28 June, 9.00 - 17.00
(*Hallyu Tour) Korean Wave Tour  (K-Pop Idol Tour)

Price: $ 83 (15-30 participants)
Price $ 67 (30+ participants)
Min. number of participants: 15

Includes: English speaking tour guide, transport and lunch
Departure from/Drop-off: Ibis Styles Ambassador Seoul Yongsan  

Join a full-day tour and walk along K Star Road, where you will see the K Pop stars' favorite hangout spots and their management agencies, visit the Gangnam Tourist Information Center, followed by a visit in the afternoon to the SM Town Artium and the MBC World.