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North Korea 2012 November Tour II

North Korea 2012 November Tour II - chance to discover the DPRK before the country is too cold and closed down to tourists. The application deadline for this tour is October 15 2012.

Day 1 - November 10 (Sat)

  • Depart from Beijing at 13.00 flight JS 152 Terminal 2, Beijing Capital Airport
  • Arrive in Pyongyang at 16.00 (Pyongyang time)


  • Fountain Park
  • Mansudae Grand Monument
  • Arch of Triumph
  • Hotel check in
  • Dinner at Ryanggang Hotel

Overnight: Ryanggang Hotel, Pyongyang

Day 2 - November 11 (Sun)


  • Breakfast: Ryanggang Hotel
  • Kumsusan Memorial Palace (where the body of Kim Il Sung lies in state)
  • Revolutionary Martyrs' Cemetery


  • Lunch: city restaurant, Pyongyang
  • Depart to Kaesong (Panmunjom, DMZ)
  • Tomb of King Kongmin
  • Concrete Wall - built by the South and only visible from the North. See one of the world's most important nature reserves as hardly any humans have stepped on the land dividing the Korean peninsula since 1953.
  • Hotel check-in: Minsok Hotel, traditional Korean hotel
  • Dinner: Minsok Hotel, Kaesong

Overnight: Minsok Hotel, Kaesong

Day 3 - November 12 (Mon)


  • Breakfast (Minsok Hotel)
  • 38th Parallel - chance to enter the famous blue negotiation rooms where talks between North & South Korea have taken place
  • Drive back to Pyongyang

North Korean propaganda postersPM

  • Lunch: City restaurant
  • Victorious Fatherland Liberation War Museum (Korean War Museum)
  • USS Pueblo - US spy ship captured in 1968
  • Juche Tower - chance to go up 170 meters and have a panoramic view of Pyongyang
  • Ride on Pyongyang Metro, the deepest in the world - chance to ride on the metro with local people
  • Dinner: Pyongyang Duck BBQ Restaurant

Overnight: Ryanggang Hotel, Pyongyang

Day 4 - November 13 (Tue)


  • Breakfast: Ryanggang Hotel
  • Drive to Mt. Myohyang
  • International Firendship Exhibition Centre - exposing thousands of presents given to Kim Il Sung, his son Kim Jong Il and his wife Kim Jong Suk
  • Pohyon Temple Buddhist Temple

Street depicting South Korea in the DPRK film studio


  • Lunch: Chongchon Hotel, Mt. Myohyang
  • Drive back to Pyongyang
  • Children's Palace / Middle School - Children's Palace - see a truly impressive mixture of singing, instrument playing and dancing perfomances
  • Korean Film Studio - see where DPRK movies are produced
  • Party Foundation Monument
  • Farewell Dinner: City Restaurant, Pyongyang

Overnight: Ryanggang Hotel, Pyongyang

Day 5 - November 14 (Weds)


  • Breakfast: Ryanggang Hotel
  • 10.10 am train to Beijing


  • Stopover at Sinuiju train station bordering China

Overnight: Train

Day 6 - November 15 (Thurs)

  • Arrive in Beijing at 08:31 am

End of tour

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