Football Groundhopping Tour (August) – 6 Days

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Traveltime: 13. August - 18. August 2019
Travel duration: 5 Nights / 6 Days
 

Group discounts on request!
 

If you travel alone and don’t book a single room, you will share a double room with another participant of the group.
The visa fee of EUR 50 is not included in the tour fee and has to be paid in cash during the pre-tour meeting in Beijing on the day before the tour.

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If you want to book as a group of two or more people, group booking discounts are available on request. An extension of the tour as a private trip for one or more persons is possible. Please send inquiries to: info@pyongyang-travel.com.
 


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, Departure

 


*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.