• Family gathering at the KimilSungia and Kimjongilia Flower Exhibition Hall on 15th April; the Day of the Sun
  • North Koreans watching a KTG traveller dancing in the park, Pyongyang (DPRK)
  • Bowling in Pyongyang (North Korea); Golden Lane Bowling Alley

2021 North Korea Group Tours

Please scroll to the bottom of the page to see exactly what is included in our rates.

IMPORTANT: Group Size

Our group sizes are usually the smallest amongst agencies specialising in offering tours to the DPRK. In the very unlikely case of having 19 or more travellers we divide the group into two; each traveller with their own guides and vehicle.

COVID-19

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Tour Extensions

Bike Tours in Pyongyang with KTG!

Pyongyang Bike Tours

We now offer you the chance to extend any of your trips in the DPRK and enjoy a bike tour through Pyongyang. This is a magnificent way of exploring the streets of Pyongyang and of interacting with locals. You can also join any tour and have a private extension outside of Pyongyang.

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Tour Extensions to the North Korean border city of Sinuiju

Border Tours

Our Sinuiju borderland extensions now include a visit to Dongrim. This is available as you leave the DPRK (there is no need to exit the country and re-enter). We offer too tours in the Chinese border of Dandong and around China. Do please contact us for more information.

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Important

Train vs Plane

We strongly recommend travellers to take the train at least once as it allows us not only to see more of the DPRK as we ride through rural areas and second tier cities, but it also gives us the chance meet Koreans who are leaving the country. Interacting, chatting and having drinks with them is always a fascinating experience. There are usually business people, sports teams, workers, soldiers and delegations on the train. Basically we have the chance to meet and chat with Koreans of all walks of life on the train, something much harder to do on the plane.

Application Deadline

Please apply by the application deadline at the latest, earlier if possible. Air Koryo currently do not always add extra flights on the same day so the earlier you apply for a tour the better in order to secure you a seat! If you apply after the application deadline we will be able to notify you within one business day if we can proceed with your application or not. Our partners can issue visas within 10 days before a tour departure but it can be hard to make transportation arrangements for late bookings so do please try to apply by the deadline!

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February

Chairman Kim Jong Il Birthday Tour. 2021 will be Chairman Kim Jong Il's 75th Birthday

Chairman Kim Jong Il Birthday Tour I

Date: 13 February - 17/18 February

Duration: 4 nights / 5 days in DPRK

Application Deadline: 8 January

Places visited: Pyongyang, Kaesong, Sariwon and Mount Myohyang

Price:

Train in / Train out: €995
Plane in / Train out: €1055
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Chairman Kim Jong Il Birthday Tour II - see festivities in Pyongyang and then go skiing in North Korea!

Chairman Kim Jong Il Birthday & Ski Tour

Date: 13 February - 19/20 February

Duration: 6 nights / 7 days in DPRK

Application Deadline: 8 January

Places visited: Pyongyang, Kaesong, Sariwon, Mount Myohyang, Masikryong Ski Resort

Price:

Train in / Train out: €1495
Plane in / Train out: €1595
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March Tours

March Tour - We will stay in one of the best hotels in Pyongyang although this is a budget tour. See the main highlights of Pyongyang, Kaesong city, the DMZ and Sariwon when there are very few tourists in North Korea

March Tour I

Date: 23 March - 26/27 March

Duration: 3 nights / 4 days in DPRK

Application Deadline: 1 March

Places visited: Pyongyang, Kaesong and Sariwon City

Price:

Train in / Train out: €795
Plane in / Train out: €850
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March Tour II - We will explore Mt. Myohyang and see a museum built into the mountains where thousands of gifts for the Leaders are kept. This area is located in northern interior of DPRK

March Tour II

Date: 23 March - 27/28 March

Duration: 4 nights / 5 days in DPRK

Application Deadline: 1 March

Places visited: Pyongyang, Kaesong, Sariwon, Mount Myohyang

Price:

Train in / Train out: €895
Plane in / Train out: €945
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March Tour III - head to the Satellite City Pyongsong, a mining city located just north of Pyongyang

March Tour III

Date: 23 March - 28 March / 29 March

Duration: 5 nights / 6 days in DPRK

Application Deadline: 1 March

Places visited: Pyongyang, Kaesong, Sariwon, Mount Myohyang, Pyongsong

Price:

Train in / Train out: €995
Plane in / Train out: €1055
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June Summer Tours

June is a time when there are very few Western tourists in North Korea. Stay in one of the best hotels in Pyongyang and one night in Kaesong city, near the DMZ border with South Korea in a traditional Korean hotel

Summer Tour I

Date: 29 June - 2/3 July

Duration: 3 nights / 4 days in DPRK

Application Deadline: 8 May

Places visited: Pyongyang, Kaesong (overnight stay)

Price:

Train in / Train out: €845
Plane in / Train out: €895
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June is a time when very few Western tourists are seen in North Korea. In our Summer II tour we will head to the stunningly beautiful northern interior region of DPRK

Summer Tour II

Date: 29 June - 3/4 July

Duration: 4 nights / 5 days in DPRK

Application Deadline: 8 May

Places visited: Pyongyang, Kaesong, Mount Myohyang

Price:

Train in / Train out: €995
Plane in / Train out: €1055
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We will cross all the way to east coast on our Summer III tour. A fascinating trip that will allow us see what life is like in different counties, towns and villages across the DPRK

Summer Tour III

Date: 29 June - 5/6 July

Duration: 6 nights / 7 days in DPRK

Application Deadline: 8 May

Places visited: Pyongyang, Kaesong, Mount Myohyang, Wonsan

Price:

Train in / Train out: €1295
Plane in / Train out: €1355
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July

Be in Pyongyang on 27 July to celebrate the end of the Korean War

Victory Day Tour I

Date: 24 July - 28/29 July

Duration: 4 nights / 5 days in DPRK

Application Deadline: 25 June

Places visited: Pyongyang, Kaesong and Sariwon

Price:

Train in / Train out: €995
Plane in / Train out: €1055
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Join our East Coaster tour and celebrate 27 July (Anniversary of the Korean War Armistice) in Pyongyang

Victory Day Tour II

Date: 24 July - 31 July / 1 August

Duration: 7 nights / 8 days in DPRK

Application Deadline: 25 June

Places visited: Pyongyang, Wonsan, Hamhung, Majon, Kaesong and Sariwon City

Price:

Train in / Train out: €1395
Plane in / Train out: €1455
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One of our most Comprehensive Tours. Explore the East Coast, Pyongyang, the Southern part of DPRK and the Northern Interior Region

Victory Day Tour III

Date: 24 July - 1 August / 2 August

Duration: 8 nights / 9 days in DPRK

Application Deadline: 25 June

Places visited: Pyongyang, Wonsan, Hamhung, Majon, Kaesong, Sariwon, Mt. Myohyang

Price:

Train in / Train out: €1545
Plane in / Train out: €1595
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August Tours

Friendly North Korean soldier shaking hands at the DMZ with a KTG traveller

15 August is the anniversary of the independence of Korea from Japanese colonial rule

Liberation Day Tour I

Date: 14 August - 18/19 August

Duration: 4 nights / 5 days in DPRK

Application Deadline: 10 July

Places visited: Pyongyang, Mount Myohyang, Kaesong City and Sariwon City

Price:

Train in / Train out: €995
Plane in / Train out: €1055
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Performance by the Party Monument in Pyongang held by singers in North Korea to celebrate the Liberation of Korea from Japanese colonial rule (15 August). Picture taken by KTG. Join us to explore North Korea (DPRK)

Our Liberation Day Tour II includes a visit to the port city of Nampo on the west coast of Korea. We will stop at a cooperative farm on the way there

Liberation Day Tour II

Date: 14 August - 19/20 August

Duration: 5 nights / 6 days in DPRK

Application Deadline: 10 July

Places visited: Pyongyang, Mt. Myohyang, Kaesong, Sariwon and Nampo City

Price:

Train in / Train out: €1145
Plane in / Train out: €1195
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KTG traveller at the Chongsanri cooperative farm near Nampo in North Korea (DPRK)

Cross North Korea from coast to coast and enjoy a swim with locals in the city of Wonsan on the east coast of DPRK

Liberation Day Tour III

Date: 14 August - 21/22 August

Duration: 7 nights / 8 days in DPRK

Application Deadline: 10 July

Places visited: Pyongyang, Mt. Myohyang, Kaesong, Sariwon, Nampo, Wonsan

Price:

Train in / Train out: €1395
Plane in / Train out: €1455
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What Rates Include

Please see below exactly what is and what is not included in our rates.

Rates include the following:

  • Transport costs from Beijing to Pyongyang and back
  • Pick-up and drop-off in Korea
  • All local transfer costs in DPRK
  • Accommodation at the Yanggakdo or Koryo Hotel (rated as Deluxe in DPRK, 4 star accommodation equivalent, 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

The following are not included in our rates:

  • DPRK visa fee (€50 if issued in China)
  • Optional special events that may be staged such as the Circus show or the Revolutionary Opera (€20)
  • 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). If travelling alone you can share your room with another traveller if you wish not to incur this cost.
  • Extra drinks/snacks (meals include one drink and bottled water)
  • Meals on the train from the DPRK to Beijing (60 Chinese RMB for a set lunch. You can also bring your own food)
  • Tips to tour guides (recommended amount approx. €45 in total)

Please remember that you can add a tour extension either before joining the group or once the group tour has ended.

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