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2017 May Private Tour Not rated yet
Dear Rayco, Time is running so fast. I already arrived at my hotel in Beijing after the short morning flight from Pyongyang. The adventure in North …

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2017 Trip Reviews

2 trips to North Korea with KTG2 trips now with KTG
Have been to Korea twice now with KTG (yes I loved it so much I came back for more). One of the most amazing places in the world. Each time I go I learn …

KTG, une agence de confianceKTG, une agence de confiance 
Mon fils et moi-même venons de faire un périple d'une semaine en Corée du Nord, périple organisé par KTG. Et si vous-même pensez faire ce voyage, j'espère …

2017 Facebook Reviews

2016 Trip Reviews

Voyage Privée en Corée du Nord - mai 2016 Not rated yet
Je prends quelques minutes pour vous faire un premier message depuis mon retour en France. Pour vous dire que globalement l'expérience a été fabuleuse. …

Private Trip to North Korea review - March 2016 Not rated yet
The trip to DPRK was pretty incredible, only wish I had a bit more time. The service was excellent, the detail and info beforehand was thorough and relevant …

2016 Facebook Reviews

2015 Trip Reviews

North Korea May Day Review - 2015 Not rated yet
My main concern was being in such a foreign place with a government that is hostile to the US. I got a good idea of what life is like for many people …

March 2015 Private Tour Not rated yet
Hope all is well. That's me back in Beijing, after 4 nights in the DPRK. Excellent place and definitely not like it's portraited in the West. The …

2014 Trip Reviews

October Tour - 2014 Not rated yet
I'm now back home from DPRK and I'd like to thank KTG for all your help and assistance to make this trip happen. It was a memorable trip. It was a surreal …

2014 DPRK National Day Tour Not rated yet
Hi again Rayco, 

 Finally back in Norway. I just wanted to say thanks once again for arranging the trip to DPRK. I enjoyed it so much. I loved …

North Korea Victory Day Tour 2014 Not rated yet
Regarding our trip in DPRK, I must say you did a really good job. I was really happy that you responded our emails immediately and that you gave us advise …

Liberation Day Tour 2014 Not rated yet
Dear Rayco, We really enjoyed our stay in Korea and it was a pity that we had to come back to Beijing in advance, but it was the right choice for my …

North Korea June Group Tour 2014 Not rated yet
My main concern was security, even if I knew DPRK was one of the safest countries to travel to. I also wondered how strict the guides would be; if they …

North Korea Summer Tour Not rated yet
I think other people around me were more concerned than I was about going to the DPRK, I not once had the feeling that it would be dangerous to go there …

2014 Victory Day Tour Not rated yet
Thanks for organizing this amazing experience! My main concerns were airplane safety, if payment sent would not arrive, the political situation and …

July Private Trip 2014 Not rated yet
Dear Rayco, Back in Beijing I just wanted you to know that we had a great time in DPRK. Our main worry before the trip was doing something wrong …

April trip 2014 Not rated yet
Dear Rayco, Sorry for my late reply, but we have been in Seoul and now we are finally home. First of all I would like to thank you for delivering …

April 2014 Private Tour Not rated yet
Hi Rayco! Everything went very well. Our guides and driver in DPRK were very good and we saw what was planned to. They spoke very good English and listened …

2013 Trip Reviews

2013 November Tour Not rated yet
Hi Rayco, Trip was surreal and great! Actually it was better than I expected. It was well organized, group was good and food was excellent. I have nothing …

National Day Tour 2013 Not rated yet
I really had no concerns going to the DRPK despite being from the US. In fact people that I knew were more concerned than I was. They thought I would …

Second trip to North Korea with KTG Not rated yet
My trip was awesome. Everything was perfect. It's always nice to meet people from all around the world. I saw Miss Tso, one of our guides on our last …

Liberation Day Tour 2013 Not rated yet
Hello! The trip with KTG was perfect, we've seen many things compared to other people going with other agencies. The guides were fantastic, especially …

2012 Trip Reviews

October 2011 Private Trip Not rated yet
As expected, the experience was unlike any other - a truly fascinating and memorable glimpse into a world all its own. The travel itinerary was very well …

September 2012 Private Tour review Not rated yet
Hi Rayco, Many thanks for helping us organizing the trip. Everything went perfectly.
 We had a fantastic time and our guides were extremely amiable! …

2012 National Day Tour review Not rated yet
Hi, Thanks again for all the effort and your availability regarding the booking of this trip. The trip was great, a lifetime experience. Everything …

Liberation Day Tour Not rated yet
Hi, I just got back to Canada. The trip was more interesting than I expected, and everything went smoothly with no trouble. Thanks for all your help and …


KTG reviewsDPRK Trip Review - 2012 Victory Day Tour Not rated yet
Finding a trip for the right price was my main concern. Airfare to Asia is already so expensive, so finding a tour that had enough packed into it for a … 


KTG traveller with North Korean guideNorth Korea Trip Review - July 2012 Not rated yet
I already knew some socialist countries from the time before 1989 – and some had been quite strict! – but I have never been to a really stalinistic country …


KTG traveller in Pyongyang, Victory Day Tour2012 Victory Day Tour Review Not rated yet
My main worry about going to North Korea was that the group size would be too big to bond, or that some people in the group might be annoying, neither …


Private Trip review - July 2012 Not rated yet
Hello Rayco, I hope everything is well with you. I was very curious about DPRK, and I was concerned about security and how to obtain a visa. Fortunately …

Kaesong, North KoreaRelato de mi viaje a Corea del Norte Not rated yet
Mi preocupación principal en ir a la RPDC, aunque se disipó rápidamente, era que todos mis trámites previos estuviesen en orden y a tiempo, ya que me iba …


USS Pueblo, KTG, North Korea tour 2012DPRK Trip Review Not rated yet
My first concern was about me and my behaviour against the system and all the things I had to undergo. Being a citizen of probably one of the most liberal …



Mass Dances in Pyongyang, 2012 with KTGNorth Korea Travel Review Not rated yet
My main concern was the language barrier. I thought it would have been a barrier to cultural interaction. However, it was not much of a problem as the …



KTG group tour in North Korea2012 North Korea June Group Tour Not rated yet
I had my worries before going to the DPRK. These were mainly: - uncertainty about how DPRK officials react when we tourists do not act accordingly with …


KTG group in Kaesong, North Korea (DPRK)2012 Summer Tour Review Not rated yet
My main concern about going on this tour was being hassled by officials about taking photos or carrying my gear. However, this trip offered me a new, …

KTG group at the DMZ with a North Korean Officer (DPRK)North Korea Trip Review - June 2012 Group Tour Not rated yet
When contemplating a trip/tour to North Korea, you confront a range of probably well founded apprehensions and emotions. From a question of simple personal …



DPRK Private Trip - June 2012 Not rated yet
Hi Rayco, As promised, here's some feedback that we're happy to share from our recent trip. Hope this helps, thanks again for your help in organising …

May 2012 Not rated yet
North Korea was fantastic!!! I really appreciated this trip. The group was constituted with very nice people with different level of knowledge about this …

2011 Trip Reviews

KTG reviewsDPRK 1 Japan 0 - 15th November 2011 Match Report 
DPRK beat Japan 1-0 in the World Cup Qualifier match held in Pyongyang on 15th November 2011 The DPRK beat longtime rivals Japan in the qualifier …


Pyongyang football match - KTGDPRK 1 - Japan 0 (more pictures) 
Here are some more pictures of the match between North Korea and Japan on the 15th November 2011. They are courtesy of Mark Revell who took them while …


Kim Il Sung Square KTGMass Games Premiere Tour Pictures III 
Here is the last batch of pictures of the Mass Games Premiere Tour. Courtesy of Curtis Mokren


KTG North Korea summer campMass Games Premiere Tour Pictures II 
Here are some more pictures courtesy of Curtis Mokren taken during our Mass Games Premiere Tour.


North Korean factoryMass Games Premiere 2011 Tour Pictures I 
Dear all, Here are some pictures from our 2011 Mass Games Premiere Tour courtesy of Curtis Mokren. The trip included visits to Pyongyang, Mount …


Recommendation of KTG 
Thank you KTG and especially Rayco for a superp help and assistance when visiting North Korea. All details in arranging the visa and overall journey was …

June 2011 North Korea Summer Tour Review 
Rayco, Sarah and I had an amazing time in North Korea. First, everything on your end was wonderful, the description of the trip was exactly as we …

Voyage en Corée du Nord avec KTG - Anniversaire du Président Kim Il SungCircuit Anniversaire de Kim Il Sung 2011 Not rated yet
Bonjour, Je rentre de Chine où j'ai pu découvrir le Xinjiang après mon séjour en DPRK. Je suis heureux d'avoir choisi votre destination. J'ai découvert …


Jogging in Pyongyang - April 2011 Not rated yet
Below is a message from one of our customers who just got back from a private tour for President Kim Il Sung's 2011 Birthday and may interest anyone who…

Kumsusan Palace 2011North Korea Individual Trip January 2011 
Hi Rayco, I have now been home for a week. I had a fantastic time in North Korea. I am very pleased with my guides. They were helpful and I enjoyed …


2010 Trip Reviews

Kim Il Sung Square with KTGUnique experience in North Korea! 
I went to the DPRK in Oct 2010. I really enjoyed my trip and came home definitely satisfied by the experience! The whole thing was actually even better …


Juche Tower - trip with KTG to North KoreaGreat trip to North Korea! Not rated yet
Thanks! Out of all the trips I ever made - quite a few - the trip to North Korea was undoubtedly a highlight. Some of the surreal stories I heard before …


DPRK Trip - September 2010 
Definately one of the best trips I've ever had and to one of the most amazing countries. Preconceptions about safety and security are overcome as soon …

Korea Trip September 2010 
Very interesting trip. You get a much better idea about the country and the system. Rayco and KTG had organized the trip very well. The trip was …

Juche Tower in Pyongyang, KTGUn increible viaje dificil de olvidar 
La experiencia en Corea del Norte ha sido muchísimo más intensa de lo que imaginábamos. La valoración del viaje es muy positiva, puesto que hemos aprendido …






KTG group in North Korea12th-18th Aug 2010 - DPRK TRIP 
This trip to the DPRK by far exceeded my expectations! The countries beauty was something absolutely unexpected and so was the city of Pyongyang. ...


thumb2010 May trip 
Hello! I just wanna say many, many thanks to you to fulfill my dreams! Everything was just perfect, even the weather :) Guides were friendly, …


KTG North Korea group 2010DPRK Easter Tour 2010 
Party in the DPRK! Five days I will never forget. This tour in the DPRK was wonderful! Not much trouble for an American to get in anymore but, remember, …


Amazing trip - April 2010 
I went on the April 1 trip a month ago, and had a blast. What a strange, but fascinating experience. The guides were wonderful, as were activities and …

2009 Trip Reviews

2009 October Trip Not rated yet
Richard, Amazingly, I just got back home after my teaching stint and DPRK tour. It has been a busy fall and I am far behind in my correspondence. Thank …

Train in station in Pyongyang, North Korea (DPRK) with KTG in 2009Notes about a "different world"... Not rated yet
Hi there! It's great to see the new layout and webpage. Nice work! My trip to the DPRK was in September this year. And what a great trip it was! …


Mansudae Grand Monument in 2009, Pyongyang (North Korea)The demonstration of socialism Not rated yet
Hi everyone, I went to DPRK in the early September this year, which was the month of 61th national day! So it's nice to see something more - mass dance …


National Day in North Korea with KTGanother world Not rated yet
I went to the DPRK for 5 nights for the National Day Tour in 09/09/09 We were a small group of 7, so had more flexibility than the bigger groups. For …



Interaction with locals Not rated yet
What a trip! I must say that having a small group was a plus as it let us get to know the guides more. They gave us quite a bit of leeway in what we could …

KTG North Korea 2009The experience of a lifetime. 
Greetings all, My story is a rather unusual one, and traveling to the DPRK is certainly an unusual experience in itself! I went there for the Mass Games, …




Pyongyang subway with KTGOur trip to North Korea Not rated yet
Dear Daniel, We had a very enlightening trip and were most impressed with how well organised it all was. We were very happy with the overall spread...


North Korea, a really execptional experience! Not rated yet
If you think to have seen already the whole world and have not been to North Korea, believe me, you should go there for completion! Visited in August 2009 …


Saludos desde Barcelona Not rated yet
Hola Daniel! Ya desde Barcelona, después de la experiencia, todavía asimilándola. La verdad es que estoy muy contento de haber ido a Corea del Norte. …

2008 Trip Reviews

Trip to North Korea with KTG in 2009 - Kumsusan PalaceQuick note about impressions on North Korea Not rated yet
I must say that North Korea has impacted me more than any other place I’ve been. I´ve been thinking about the …

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