• KTG staff member showing Korean children our DPRK 360 images
    Showing Kids our 360° Project
  • Korean man dancing in the park with a KTG traveller
  • Volleyball game with locals in North Korea
  • Rajin Port in North Korea
    Rajin Port

KTG Blog

Welcome to KTG’s blog! Please see our latest posts in this section.

We have been going to North Korea since 2008 and will use this section to share our experiences, updates and, in some cases, opinions about anything related to tourism in North Korea. If you have travelled with us to DPRK and would like to post anything here please let us know!


5 Easy Steps explaining how to book a trip to North Korea with KTG

How to Go to DPRK with KTG 5 Easy Steps!

Date: 2 May, 2018

How to go to North Korea with KTG - the process of booking a tour to DPRK and obtaining a visa is much easier than what you may think. Please see these easy steps to follow


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Travel Insurance for DPRK

Travel Insurance for North Korea

Date: 14 April, 2018

KTG offers, via the Pingan Insurance Group, travel insurance for people visiting the North Korea. Insurance covers accidents, repatriation in case of emergency / death, visits from relatives, etc

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Study Korean in Pyongyang with KTG! Check our 3 week summer language course!

Summer Language Course in Pyongyang

Date: 5 March, 2018

Study in Pyongyang this summer with KTG! Learn Korean in North Korea. We will offer comprehensive Korean language courses for all levels this summer. The 3 week course will be combined with a variety of cultural activities in the DPRK such as farming, cooking and sports events!

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North Korean Bank Card - tourists can have their own account in this fascinating region of DPRK

Northeastern adventure in North Korea's Special Economic Zone

Date: 16 December, 2017

Day two of our Northeastern adventure that took us from Pyongyang to the far northeastern part of North Korea by train. We checked out a market with hundreds of vendors, opened a bank account at a local bank and much more...

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Second Class Budget Hotel located in the city centre

Haebangsan Hotel - Second Class Hotel  in the Central District of Pyongyang

Date: 10 December, 2017

If you are going on a private trip and would like to cut on costs or just stay at a smaller hotel, this second class hotel may be an option! It is a second class hotel and usually used by Chinese businessmen.

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Why not explore Pyongyang on two wheels with KTG?

Helmets on! Discover Pyongyang on two wheels with KTG!

Date: 27 November, 2017

Check out our pictures and a video we took on our bike tour of Pyongyang! This is an amazing way to travel around the capital city. Pyongyang literally means "flat land" so no need to worry if you are not a professional cyclist!

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First Class Budget Hotel in Pyongyang AND one of the most retro ones we've stayed at!

Super Retro Hotel; The Chongnyon Hotel

Date: 17 November, 2017

The Youth Hotel was recently rennovated so we thought we'd check it out. Awesome retro decoration that seems straight out from a James Bond movie. Have a look and see!

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Amazing 30 hour train ride with locals and without our Korean guides from Pyongyang to the far northeast bordering Russia and China.

Northeastern adventure in North Korea’s Special Economic Zone

Date: 8 November, 2017

We just came back from a pioneering tour by train - 30 hours from Pyongyang meandering our way to the northeastern part of the country bordering Russia and China with locals and without our Korean guides on the train.

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Wondering which option is best for you?

Group Tour vs Private Tour in North Korea?

Date: 25 September, 2017

Our group tours are amongst the smallest amongst agencies going to North Korea. However, if not sure on whether you should join a group or go by yourself this post may be of help!

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