• Children in Sariwon gather for a picture with a KTG traveller
  • People of North Korea dancing with a traveller in the park
  • Korean students getting ready for Mass Dances in Pyongyang, North Korea (DRPK)

Independent Tours North Korea 2017

Independent Tours North Korea 2017 - Below is a price list of independent tours to the DPRK. Please remember that by independent tours we mean that you will be able to travel to the DPRK whenever you wish with your own group or by yourself. You will, however, be accompanied by Korean guides, as truly independent travel in the DPRK is not possible.

NEW! Cycling Tours in Pyongyang

Itinerary & Guides

We know the country inside out. If you would like to have a private tour to North Korea we will tailor your itinerary based on your specific requests and on the aspects of the DPRK that you would like to explore.

Our years of experience in promoting tourism in the DPRK allows us to know which guides provide the best services possible. This is not just based on our observation from countless trips to North Korea but also on the feedback we have received over the years from our travellers.

We cannot help but stress how important we feel that it is to have the most suitable guides in Korea to make the most of your trip, whether with a group or independently.

Rates

3* Accommodation - flight in / train out. Please deduct €50 if you would like to enter and exit the DPRK by train. If you would like to exit by plane too, please contact us.

Number of people
3 nights
4 nights
5 nights
6 nights
7 nights
8 nights
9 nights
10 nights
1
1235
1395
1525
1745
1920
2155
2320
2470
2
1080
1175
1310
1425
1595
1735
1865
2010
3-5
1045
1095
1230
1325
1495
1615
1735
1855
6-9
935
995
1180
1295
1445
1565
1665
1775

4* Accommodation - flight in / train out. Please deduct 50 if you would like to enter and exit the DPRK by train. If you would like to exit by plane too, please contact us.

Number of people
3 nights
4 nights
5 nights
6 nights
7 nights
8 nights
9 nights
10 nights
1
1285
1475
1615
1855
2025
2275
2455
2655
2
1125
1255
1395
1515
1695
1855
1995
2155
3-5
1090
1155
1315
1415
1595
1735
1870
1995
6-9
970
1060
1250
1360
1540
1660
1790
1910

Accommodation

We usually use the following hotels in Pyongyang for our independent tours but please feel free to check out our page on hotels in Pyongyang which includes pictures of the main hotels in Pyongyang and our descriptions based on having stayed there.

sosan Hotel

3* Hotel - The Sosan Hotel is in a tranquil place in the sports village of Pyongyang.

It was refurbished in 2015 and by far is the best of the budget level hotels.

The hotel has a sauna, cafe/bar, several shops, barber, various restaurants, swimming pool, etc.

Yanggakdo Hotel

4* Hotel - Located on the Yanggak Islet in the middle of the Taedong River, the Yanggakdo Hotel has 1001 rooms and consists of 47 floors.

The top floor has a rotating restaurant with spectacular views of Pyongyang.

The Yanggakdo has several leisure facilities such as a swimming pool, sauna, bowling alley, Karaoke rooms, several bars/cafes and shops. Rooms have international TV channels.


Independent Tours North Korea - Accommodation used: The Sosan Hotel (top) and Yanggadko Hotel (bottom) are the hotels we usually use for 3* and 4* accommodation respectively though arrangements in any hotel can be made. Please check our hotels section and If you have a specific hotel in North Korea in mind please do let us know.

The rates shown in our section "Independent Tours North Korea" are based on travellers flying in and leaving North Korea by train. If you would like to fly back to Beijing, please add €90 per person, €120 if flying with Air China.

Once you have decided how long you wish to stay in North Korea you can contact us so that we can send you suggested itineraries based on any specific places or aspects of the DPRK that you would like to see. There will be flexibility regarding your itinerary as it will be your own independent tour.

The rates shown in our page "Independent Tours North Korea" include the following:

  • Transport costs from Beijing to Pyongyang and back (plane in / train out)
  • All local transfer costs
  • Accommodation in North Korea (twin room). In the case of one solo independent traveller there is no need to pay for a single room supplement
  • Three meals per day (B,L,D)
  • Guide service in English / requested language if other
  • Entrance tickets to all tourist attractions

The following is not included in our rates:

  • DPRK Visa fee (€50 if issued in China)
  • Special optional events that may be staged such as the Circus Show (€20)
  • Going up the Juche Tower which is optional (€5)
  • Upgrading room to a single one (€35 per room per night)
  • Extra drinks/snacks (meals include bottled mineral water and one complimentary drink)
  • Meals on the train from the DPRK to Beijing (approx. €5. You can also bring your own food)
  • Flowers for the Grand Statues (€5 Euros for the whole group, not per person)
  • Tips to tour guides (this depends on how many people there are in your private group)

Bike Tours in Pyongyang!

This offers you a unique chance to interact and ride next to locals and explore Pyongyang in a totally different way.

Please have a look at our Youtube video below to have an idea of what you will be able to see if cycling in Pyongyang with us!


There will be a surcharge for renting the bikes and vehicle to transport them. This will depend on how many people will be riding. Do please contact us for more details.

Please visit our section North Korea Tours - Places of Interest if you need information on places to visit in the DPRK. Bear in mind that these are the main scenic spots in the DPRK but by no means all of them. If there are any specific places you would like to visit or any specific activities you would like to carry out while in North Korea not listed on this website please do not hesitate to let us know.

Please go from our "Independent Tours North Korea" section to our FAQs page.

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