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Day 0 (Monday, 12th August)
14:00h (2pm) – Obligatory pre-tour meeting of the group in Beijing’s Yi Beiping Beijing Story Restaurant (PDF). Handover and payment of your North Korean visa. Pre-tour briefing. Complementary Chinese-Korean Dinner (1 meal per person is included in the tour fee, extra drinks have to be paid individually). Train passengers take the night train to Pyongyang departing Beijing Railway Station at 17:25h.
Day 1 (Tuesday, 13th August)
13:05h (1.05pm) – Departure for flight passengers to Pyongyang with Air Koryo from Beijing Capital International Airport (Terminal 2), 16:05h (4.05pm) Arrival in Pyongyang, Transfer from the airport into the city centre, Arch of Triumph (built in 1982 to commemorate the return of President Kim Il Sung to Pyongyang after the end of the Korean War), Orientation walk in the city centre, Kim Il Sung Square, Vienna Coffee House, Dinner at a local Restaurant, Overnight at Sosan Hotel
Day 2 (Wednesday, 14th August)
Breakfast, Visit to an official Torch Cup Match (expected to take place in Kim Il Sung Stadium or May Day Stadium, ticket fee of approx. EUR 20-30 is not included in the tour fee), Lunch in a local restaurant, Visit to Yanggakdo Stadium (entry fee of approx. EUR 10-20 is not included in the tour fee), Dinner at Pyongyang Hot Pot Restaurant, Overnight at Sosan Hotel
Day 3 (Thursday, 15th August)
Liberation Day – 74th anniversary of the liberation from Japanese occupation
Breakfast, Kumsusan Palace of the Sun (Mausoleum of President Kim Il Sung and Leader Kim Jong Il)*, Revolutionary Martyr’s Cemetery*, Lunch at a local restaurant, Victorious Fatherland Liberation War Museum, US spy ship Pueblo, Lunch at a local restaurant, Science and Technology Complex, Pyongyang Zoo, Dinner at a local restaurant, Overnight at Sosan Hotel
Day 4 (Friday, 16th August)
Breakfast, Visit the Pyongyang Football Academy, Football match against a North Korean youth team (2x 15 minutes), Visit to a football merchandise shop, Lunch at a local restaurant, Walk through Chongchon Street Sports Village (recently renovated sports venues for swimming, taekwondo, basketball, badminton, weightlifting, volleyball, etc.), Dinner at a local restaurant Overnight at Sosan Hotel.
Day 5 (Saturday, 17th August)
Breakfast, Visit to an official Torch Cup Match (expected to take place in Kim Il Sung Stadium or May Day Stadium, ticket not included in the tour price), lunch at a local restaurant, Monument to Party Founding, Ride with the Pyongyang Metro, visit Kim Il Sung Stadium / or May Day Stadium (access fee not included in the tour price), Dinner at Duck Barbecue Restaurant, Overnight at Sosan Hotel
Day 6 (Sunday, 18th August)
Breakfast, Drive to Pyongsong, Paeksong Revolutionary Site, Central square and the monument in Pyongsong, Lunch at Jangsusan Hotel, Drive to Mt. Myohyang, Ryongmun Cavern, Dinner and overnight at Chongchon Hotel
Day 7 (Monday, 19th August)
Breakfast, Pohyon Temple, International Friendship Exhibition, lunch at Chongchon Hotel, Trip to Pyongyang, Sports Goods Factory, Dinner and overnight at Sosan Hotel
Day 8 (Tuesday, 20th August)
Breakfast, Visit to an official Torch Cup match in Pyongyang (ticket not included in the tour price), Lunch at a local restaurant, Drive to Nampo on the Korean West Coast, Tour of the West Sea Barrage, Visit to a cooperative farm, Drive back to Pyongyang, Dinner and overnight at Sosan Hotel
Day 9 (Wednesday, 21st August)
Breakfast, Mansudae Grand Monuments (giant bronze statues of President Kim Il Sung and Leader Kim Jong Il)*, Chollima Statue, Lunch at a local restaurant, Visit to an official Torch Cup Match (ticket not included in the tour price), Kaeson Youth Funfair, Dinner at a local restaurant, Overnight at the Sosan Hotel
Day 10 (Thursday, 22nd August)
*Kumsusan Palace of the Sun, Revolutionary Martyrs’ Cemetery and Mansudae Grand Monuments are no ordinary tourist places anymore, making it increasingly difficult for tourists to visit these sites. It is impossible to know beforehand whether the group will be able to see those places. Therefore, please keep in mind that a visit is intended, however cannot be guaranteed. If visits are impossible, other sites will be included instead.