American Tours North Korea - 2015

American Tours North Korea - US citizens have been allowed to travel to the DPRK in the past under certain restrictions. The DPRK authorites have told us that these restrictions will be lifted this year meaning that US citizens will be able to travel all year round.

Application deadline -please apply by the application deadline. If you apply past the application deadline we will be able to notify you within one working day whether we can proceed with your application.

Please scroll to the bottom of the page for exact details on what rates include.

We have been informed by the DPRK authorities that US citizens are still not able to enter or exit North Korea by train. If you are a US citizen interested in a DPRK tour please refer to our general group tours below and we will keep you updated regarding any possible changes regarding DPRK travel policies towards Americans.

For tours leaving the DPRK by plane, please note that there is a €50 surcharge unless stated that the tour is a round-way flight.

Please scroll to the bottom of the page for exact details on what rates include.

Note for US travellers: please send your application one month before the departure and never after the deadline date. Please always check with the Department of State their policy towards travel in the DPRK.

Mass Games - we were notified in August  (and posted this on our homepage then) by Pyongyang that the Mass Games as we know them with the backdrop of 20,000 students will not be held in 2015. If they are held you will be able to attend.

Dates

Tour Name & Events

Application Deadline and Areas Visited


February 14 - February 18/19

5 days, 4 nights in the DPRK plus one night on the train

February 16 - Leader Kim Jong Il's Birthday

Itinerary    Inquiry

Cost: €935 / €985

(Early booking rate)

January 20

Pyongyang, Nampo, Kaesong

Portrait of the Leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il at the Flower Exhibition Centre in Pyongyang

April 3 - April 7

5 days, 4 nights in the DPRK (round-way flight)

DPRK Easter Tour

Itinerary    Inquiry

Cost: €980 / €1035

(Early booking rate)

March 21 2014

Pyongyang, Kaesong, Mt. Myohyang

Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang, DPRK (North Korea)

April 3 - April 9/10

7 days, 6 nights in the DPRK plus one night on the train

DPRK Easter Tour - Extended

Itinerary    Inquiry

Cost: €1295 / €1350

(Early booking rate)

March 21 2014

Pyongyang, Kaesong, Mt. Myohyang, Nampo, Pyongsong (destination opened in 2013)

Cooperative farm near Nampo in North Korea (officially called DPRK)

April 11 - April 16/17

6 Days, 5 nights in the DPRK plus one night on the train

April 15 - President Kim Il Sung's Birthday & Pyongyang Marathon Tour

Itinerary   Inquiry

Cost: €1155 / €1195

March 12

Pyongyang, Kaesong, Nampo, Mt. Myohyang

Football Match at Kim Il Sung Stadium in Pyongyang, DPRK (North Korea)

April 28 - May 2/3

5 days, 4 nights in the DPRK plus one night on the train

May Day Tour

Itinerary    Inquiry

Cost: €995 / 1055

April 2

Pyongyang, Nampo, Sariwon, Kaesong

Funfair in North Korea

April 28 - May 4/5

7 days, 6 nights in the DPRK plus one night on the train

May Day Tour Extended

Itinerary    Inquiry

Cost: €1295 / €1355

April 2

Pyongyang, Nampo, Sariwon, Kaesong, Pyongsong (destination opened in 2013)

May Day Holiday in North Korea. Some curious North Korean children see pictures taken by a traveller

June 16 - June 20/21

5 days, 4 nights in the DPRK plus one night on the train

Summer Tour

Itinerary    Inquiry

Cost: €995 / 1055

May 20

Pyongyang, Mt. Myohyang, Kaesong

North Korean cycling in the summer in DPRK

June 16 - June 22/23

7 days, 6 nights in the DPRK plus one night on the train

Summer Tour - Extended

Itinerary    Inquiry

Cost: €1145 / €1195

May 20

Pyongyang, Mt. Myohyang, Kaesong, Wonsan

Evening stroll in Wonsan on the east coast of North Korea

July 25 - August 1/2

8 days, 7 nights in the DPRK plus one night on the train

Victory Day Tour

July 27 - Anniversary of the Korean War Armistice

Itinerary    Inquiry

Cost: €1395 / €1455

July 1

Pyongyang, Kaesong, Mt. Myohyang, Wonsan, Hamhung, Majon

North Koreans at the beach with KTG travellers on the east coast of DPRK

Aug 13 - Aug 17/18

5 days, 4 nights in the DPRK plus one night on the train

Liberation Day Tour

August 15 - anniversary of the independence of Korea from Japan

Itinerary    Inquiry

Cost: €995 / €1055

July 12

Pyongyang, Kaesong, Sariwon, Nampo

North Korean soldiers greet enthusiastically at a military parade in Pyongyang, DPRK

Aug 13 - Aug 19/20

7 days, 6 nights in the DPRK

Please contact us if you would like to end this tour by train

Liberation Day Tour - Extended I

August 15 - anniversary of the independence of Korea from Japan

Itinerary    Inquiry

Cost: €1295 / €1355

July 12

Pyongyang, Kaesong, Nampo, Sariwon, Pyongsong (destination opened in 2013), Mt. Myohyang

DPRK soldier shaking hands with a traveller in the DMZ, DPRK

Aug 13 - Aug 21

9 days, 8 nights in the DPRK (round-way flight)

Liberation Day Tour - Extended II

August 15 - anniversary of the independence of Korea from Japan

Itinerary    Inquiry

Cost: €1595 / €1650

July 12

Pyongyang, Kaesong, Nampo, Sariwon, Pyongsong (destination opened in 2013), Mt. Myohyang
Wonsan

Traffic lady in Pyongyang smiling

Sep 8 - Sep 12/13

5 days, 4 nights in the DPRK plus one night on the train

DPRK National Day Tour

September 9 - Foundation Day of the DPRK

Itinerary    Inquiry

Cost: €995 / €1055

August 6

Pyongyang, Nampo, Kaesong

North Koreans walking towards a military parade in Pyongyang with KTG western travellers

Sep 8 - Sep 13

7 days, 6 nights in the DPRK

(round-way flight)

Please contact us if you would like to end this tour by train

DPRK National Day Tour - Extended

September 9 - Foundation Day of the DPRK

Itinerary    Inquiry

Cost: €1295 / €1355

August 6

Pyongyang, Kaesong, Nampo, Mt. Myohyang, Sariwon

Dancing with North Koreans on the DPRK National Day. We usually join locals for the DPRK National Day

Oct 3 - Oct 7/8

5 days, 4 nights in the DPRK plus one night on the train

Chinese National Day Tour

Itinerary    Inquiry

Cost: €995 / €1055

September 1

Pyongyang, Mt. Myohyang, Kaesong

North Korean youths by Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang, DPRK

Oct 3 - Oct 9/10

7 days, 6 nights in the DPRK plus one night on the train

Chinese National Day Tour - Extended I

Itinerary    Inquiry

Cost: €1295 / €1350

September 1

Pyongyang, Mt. Myohyang, Kaesong, Nampo

Wedding in North Korea

Oct 3 - Oct 10/11

8 days, 7 nights in the DPRK

Please contact us if you would like to end this tour by train

Chinese National Day Tour - Extended II

Itinerary    Inquiry

Cost: €1395 / €1450

September 1

Pyongyang, Mt. Myohyang, Kaesong, Nampo, Sariwon, Pyongsang (destination opened in 2013)

Mass Rally rehearsal in Pyongyang, capital North Korea

Oct 8 - Oct 13

6 days, 5 nights in the DPRK
(round-way flight)

Anniversary of the Workers' Party Foundation Tour

October 10 - Anniversary of the Foundation of the Workers' Party of Korea

Itinerary    Inquiry

Cost: €1195

September 13

Pyongyang, Nampo, Kaesong, Sariwon

 

Mass Dances by the Party Foundation Monuments in Pyongyang, North Korea, on October 10th the anniversary of the Korean Workers' Party Foundation

Oct 9 - Oct 15/16

7 days, 6 nights in the DPRK plus one night on the train

Anniversary of the Workers' Party Foundation Extended Tour

October 10 - Anniversary of the Foundation of the Workers' Party of Korea

Itinerary    Inquiry

Cost: €1350

September 13

Pyongyang, Nampo, Kaesong, Sariwon, Mt. Myohyang

North Korean Monk in Songbul Temple in Chongbang Mountain near Sariwon, DPRK (North Korea)

Nov 7 - Nov 10

4 days, 3 nights in the DPRK
(round-way flight)

November Tour I

Itinerary    Inquiry

Cost: €800 / €850

October 15

Pyongyang, Kaesong

Female soldiers rehearse for a military march in November by the Taedong River in Pyongyang, North Korea (DPRK)

Nov 7 - Nov 11/12

5 days, 4 nights in the DPRK plus one night on the train

November Tour II

Itinerary    Inquiry

Cost: €895 / €945

October 15

Pyongyang, Kaesong, Mt. Myohyang

North Korea in November. Picture taken by the metro entrance in Pyongyang

Nov 7 - Nov 12/13

6 days, 5 nights in the DPRK plus one night on the train

November Tour III

Itinerary    Inquiry

Cost: €1000 / €1050

October 15

Pyongyang, Kaesong, Mt. Myohyang, Nampo

Group of travellers in North Korea on a November tour arranged by KTG

Our rates include the following:

  • Transport costs from Beijing to Pyongyang and back
  • All local transfer costs
  • Accommodation at the Yanggakdo Hotel (4 star accommodation, twin room) unless otherwise stated
  • Three meals per day (B,L,D)
  • Guide service in English / requested language if other
  • Entrance tickets to all tourist attractions

Rates do not include the following:

  • DPRK visa fee (€50 if issued in China)
  • Arirang Mass Games tickets (these start from €80) and other optional special events that may be staged such as the Circus show or the Revolutionary Opera (€20 each). This can be paid for on the spot in the DPRK.
  • Going up the Juche Tower which is optional (€5)
  • Upgrading room to a single one (€35 per room per night if upgraded before hand, €40 per night if upgraded on the spot)
  • Extra drinks/snacks (meals include one drink and bottled water)
  • Meals on the train from the DPRK to Beijing (approx. €5. You can also bring your own food)
  • Tips to tour guides (approx. €25 in total)

 

Please go from our section American Tours North Korea to our North Korea Independent Tours page if you see that none of the dates above match your needs.