Summer Tour – 8 Days

Summer Tour – 8 Days

starting from 1,590.00 €

10 June – 17 June 2017

8 days / 7 nights

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SKU: 10/06/17-17/06/17

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Day 1 (Saturday, 10th June)
Arrival in Pyongyang, Arch of Triumph, Orientation walk in the city centre, Kim Il Sung Square, Vienna Coffee House, Dinner at Pyongyang Chicken Restaurant, Overnight at Koryo Hotel


Day 2 (Sunday, 11th June)
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, Moranbong Park in central Pyongyang and picnic barbecue with the locals, Kwangbop Temple, Tower of the Juche Idea, Monument to Party Founding, Dinner at Pyongyang Hot Pot Restaurant, Overnight at Koryo Hotel


Day 3 (Monday, 12th June)
Breakfast, Drive to the Demilitarised Zone in Panmunjom, City walk in Kaesong, Koryo Museum, Korean Stamp Shop, Lunch at Tongil Restaurant (you can pre-order Dog Meat Soup for around EUR 5), Drive back to Pyongyang, Reunification Monument, Pyongyang Gold Lane Bowling Alley, Dinner and overnight at Koryo Hotel


Day 4 (Tuesday, 13th June)
Breakfast, drive to Pyongsong, Paeksong Revolutionary Site (site where Kim Il Sung University hid during the Koran War), Central square and monument in Pyongsong, Lunch at Jangsusan Hotel, Drive to Mt. Myohyang, Ryongmun Cavern, Dinner and overnight at Chongchon Hotel


Day 5 (Wednesday, 14th June)
Breakfast, Pohyon Temple (Buddhist temple of the 11th century), International Friendship Exhibition (huge underground exhibition of state gifts given to the DPRK leaders by international statesmen and business people), Lunch at Chongchon Hotel, Drive to Pyongyang, Visit to an ostrich farm, Dinner and overnight at Koryo Hotel


Day 6 (Thursday, 15th June)
Breakfast, Fountain Park, Mansudae Grand Monuments (giant bronze statues of President Kim Il Sung and Leader Kim Jong Il), Chollima Statue, Lunch at a local restaurant, Mangyongdae Funfair, Liberation Tower, Dinner and overnight at Koryo Hotel


Day 7 (Friday, 16th June)
Breakfast, Mansudae Artist Studios (artist studios that design and manufacture statues and monuments), Schoolchildren’s Palace, Lunch at a local restaurant, Victorious Fatherland Liberation War Museum (Museum of the Korean War), USS Pueblo (US spy ship captured by the Korean People’s Army in the territorial waters of the DPRK in 1968), Foreign Language Bookshop, Dinner and overnight at Koryo Hotel


Day 8 (Saturday, 17th June)
Breakfast, Departure


The itinerary is a pre-planned itinerary, which we intend to follow accordingly. However, it is also normal for DPRK tourism that certain program points may be modified or replaced by the North Koreans at short notice. Usually, such changes only happen to the order of events, but in rare occurances also to larger parts of the itinerary. We as a travel intermediary between our clients and the North Korean government tourism agency are not responsible for any of such short-term changes. We therefore we ask you for your understanding that in the event of such changes, the tour can neither be fully, nor partially refunded.

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Traveltime

10 June (Saturday) – 17. June 2017 (Saturday)

Places to Visit

Orientation walk in Pyongyang, Mausoleum of President Kim Il Sung and Leader Kim Jong Il, Demilitarised Zone in Panmunjom, Paeksong Revolutionary Site, International Friendship Exhibition, Mansudae Grand Monuments, Victorious Fatherland Liberation War Museum

Tour description

The summer season is one of the most popular times for tourism in North Korea. On our Summer Tour you will see the impressive monumental structures and statues in Pyongyang, like the Arch of Triumph, the Monument to Party Founding and the Tower of the Juche Idea. A highlight of the tour is certainly the visit to Kumsusan Palace of the Sun, where President Kim Il Sung and Leader Kim Jong Il are lying in state. But that’s not all: you will also visit the Demilitarised Zone (DMZ) on the border to south Korea near Kaesong and Mt. Myohyang. Reaching 1909m altitude, Mt. Myohyang is the second highest mountain in North Korea after Mt. Paekdu. According to its name, Mt. Myohyang is “the mountain of mysterious scents”.

Mt. Myohyang has been regarded as sacred by Koreans for a long time and it is deeply associated with the Tangun myth. The mountain area houses Pohyon Temple, the largest Buddhist shrine in North Korea, as well as the International Friendship Exhibition, a massive underground exhibition of presents from international statesmen and businessmen for the North Korean leaders.

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