Rural Tour – 6 Days

North Korea Tours, Touren 2021


Day 0 (Friday, 6th August)
For guests who enter via Beijing: 13:00h (1pm) – 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 (Saturday, 7th August)
For guests who enter via Beijing: 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 / an optional visit to the viewing platform costs EUR 5 per pax), Orientation walk in the city centre, Kim Il Sung Square, Vienna Coffee House, Dinner at a local Restaurant, Overnight at Koryo Hotel / Sosan Hotel (or similar, subject to availability)


Day 2 (Sunday, 8th August)
Breakfast, Drive to Nampo on the Korean West Coast, Sea Barrage (giant dam regulating the water level of the Taedong River), Anak Tomb No. 3 (UNESCO World Heritage Site / outside visit, optional inside visit to be paid on the spot), Picnic Lunch, Drive to Mt. Kuwol and Sahwang Peak (if weather conditions permit), Sokdamgugok, Drive to the city of Sariwon, Songbul Temple, Sariwon Folk Street, Jongbang Fortress, Dinner at overnight at Hotel 8th March


Day 3 (Monday, 9th August)
Breakfast, Visit to Unjong Goat Farm (including a traditional mask dance performance by the local farmers), Picnic Lunch at Sinpyong Station, Visit to Ulim Waterfall, Drive to Wonsan, visit to the East Coast, Agricultural University Wonsan, Dinner and overnight at Tongmyong Hotel


Day 4 (Tuesday, 10th August)
Breakfast, drive along the East Coast to Hamhung (2nd largest North Korean city), lunch at a local restaurant, Hamhung city tour (incl. former “Wilhelm-Pieck-Street”, Mount Tonghung, Kumchon Pavilion, Hamhung Wall, Sonhwa Hall, Ryangchon Temple, Hungnam Fertiliser Complex, Hamhung Grand Central Theatre), Dinner and overnight at Majon Beach Bungalows


Day 5 (Wednesday, 11th August)
Breakfast, drive back along the East Coast to Pyongyang, Lunch in Wonsan, City Tour of Pyongyang (as much of the important sights as time permits), Dinner at a local restaurant, Overnight at Koryo Hotel / Sosan Hotel (or similar, subject to availability)


Day 6 (Thursday, 12th August)
Breakfast, Departure