Tour zum Tag des Sieges – 12 Tage

Nordkorea Reisen, Reisen 2021

 


Day 0 (Sunday, 25th July)
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.
For guests who enter via Vladivostok: Information on how to obtain your North Korean visa will be provided at a later stage.

 


Day 1 (Monday, 26th July)
For guests who enter via Beijing: 12:00h (12pm) – Departure for flight passengers to Pyongyang with Air Koryo from Beijing Capital International Airport (Terminal 2), 14:30h (14.30pm) Arrival in Pyongyang, For guests who enter via Vladivostok: Flight details will be provided at a later stage. 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 (Tuesday, 27th July)
Victory Day – 68th Anniversary
Breakfast, Fountain Park, Mansudae Grand Monuments (giant bronze statues of President Kim Il Sung and Leader Kim Jong Il)*, Chollima Statue, Celebrations in the city centre, Lunch at a local restaurant, Ride on the Pyongyang Metro (the world’s deepest metro system), Visit to Pyongyang Zoo, Dinner at a local restaurant, Overnight at Koryo Hotel / Sosan Hotel (or similar, subject to availability)

 


Day 3 (Wednesday, 28th July)
Breakfast, Drive to the Demilitarised Zone in Panmunjom, City walk in Kaesong, Koryo Museum, Korean Stamp Shop, Lunch at a local restaurant (you can pre-order Dog Meat Soup for around EUR 5), Visit to Unjong Goat Farm (including a traditional mask dance performance by the local farmers) or – depending on group size – visit to the Tomb of King Kongmin (one of the Royal tombs near Kaesong), Drive back to Pyongyang, Reunification Monument (built in 2001 to commemorate the efforts of President Kim Il Sung for the Korean Reunification), Dinner at a local restaurant, Overnight at Koryo Hotel / Sosan Hotel (or similar, subject to availability)

 


Day 4 (Thursday, 29th July)
Breakfast, Kumsusan Palace of the Sun (Mausoleum of President Kim Il Sung and Leader Kim Jong Il)*, Revolutionary Martyrs’ Cemetery*, Lunch at a local restaurant, Kwangbop Temple (Buddhist temple of the Koguryo period, destroyed by US bombs in the Korean War, rebuilt in 1990), Tower of the Juche Idea (built in 1982 to mark the 70th birthday of President Kim Il Sung / an optional visit to the viewing platform costs EUR 5 per pax), Monument to Party Founding (built in 1996 to honour the Worker’s Party of Korea), Dinner at Pyongyang Duck Barbecue Restaurant, Overnight at Koryo Hotel / Sosan Hotel (or similar, subject to availability)

 


Day 5 (Friday, 30th July)
Breakfast, Grand People’s Study House (library in the centre of Pyongyang), School Children’s Palace, Mangyongdae Native House (Birthplace of President Kim Il Sung), Lunch at a local restaurant, 3 Revolutions Exhibition, Walk through Mirae Scientist Street, Dinner at Pyongyang Hot Pot Restaurant, Overnight at Koryo Hotel / Sosan Hotel (or similar, subject to availability)

 


Day 6 (Saturday, 31st July)
Breakfast, Drive to Pyongsong, Paeksong Revolutionary Site (site where Kim Il Sung University hid during the Koran War), Lunch at a local restaurant, Drive to Mt. Myohyang, Ryongmun Cavern (huge underground cave with fascinating rock formations), Dinner and overnight at Chongchon Hotel

 


Day 7 (Sunday, 1st August)
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, Dinner at a local restaurant, Overnight at Koryo Hotel / Sosan Hotel (or similar, subject to availability)

 


Day 8 (Monday, 2nd August)
Breakfast, Mansudae Artist Studios (artist studios that design and manufacture statues and monuments), Foreign Language Bookshop, Lunch at a local restaurant, City walk along “Kwangbok Sports Village” (recently renovated sports facilities built in 1989), City Walk (along the track Pyongyang Grand Theatre, Yunisang Musical House, Pyongyang Central Station, Koryo Hotel, Changgwangsan Hotel, Pyongyang Indoor Stadium, Potong Gate), Diner at a local restaurant, Overnight at Koryo Hotel / Sosan Hotel (or similar, subject to availability)

 


Day 9 (Tuesday, 3rd August)
Breakfast, 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), Lunch at a local restaurant, Victorious Fatherland Liberation War Cemetery, Tomb of Tangun (the mythological founder of Korea), Dinner at Taedonggang Diplomatic Club (it’s possible to rent a Karaoke room after dinner), Overnight at Koryo Hotel / Sosan Hotel (or similar, subject to availability)

 


Day 10 (Wednesday, 4th August)
Breakfast, Drive to the Korean East Coast, Lunch at a local restaurant in the harbour city of Wonsan, Wonsan Agricultural University, Kosan Fruit Farm, Dinner and overnight at Tongmyong Hotel

 


Day 11 (Thursday, 5th August)
Breakfast, Wonsan Botanical Garden, Ulim Waterfall, Continue to Pyongyang, Lunch at a local restaurant, City Wallk, Ride with the Pyongyang Metro, Dinner at a local restaurant, Overnight at Koryo Hotel / Sosan Hotel (or similar, subject to availability)

 


Day 12 (Friday, 6th 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.