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North Korea Travel Forum

Welcome to our North Korea forum! We have created this community to allow people ask each other questions about going to North Korea and/or to share their experiences & pictures taken there.

This section is ideal for those:

  • Who would like to travel to North Korea and have questions to ask people who have already been.
  • Who would like to post any information about their experience related to their trip to DPRK.
  • Looking for a souvenir, postcard, etc, from North Korea. This is a great place to ask people going there to send you something!
  • Just interested in North Korea, whether going there or not!

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What other visitors have said

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Can you visit North Korea? 
This is a question we get now and again and it seems that many people are unaware that you CAN visit North Korea. KTG staff members at our offices …

Vladivostok North Korea 
You may have read our post on how to go by train from Pyongyang all the way to Rason and then on from there to Russia. Well what about going to Pyongyang …

Entering North Korea by plane vs. by train and when to go 
Hi everyone! Below are some questions regarding how taking the train both ways vs. entering by plane and exiting by train affects your North Korea tour …

Kaesong worth staying overnight? Or Wonsan?  
Hi! Anyone of you stayed a night in Kaesong in North Korea? Or rather Wonsan? Or neither one?

Flight back to Beijing from Pyongyang 
Hello! I don't want to take the night train back to Beijing, but rather fly by plane. How much extra charge do I have to expect? (Planned travel time: …

Pyongyang Marathon 2020 
Hi, I saw that you offered tours especially for the Pyongyang Marathon. I'm interested in joining one in 2020. However: I see that the tour starts …

Visiting DPRK in 2019 
Dear KTG, I would really enjoy traveling to DPRK in 2019, especially for the May day experience. However, I am a bit stressed, as when I talk about …

Cost of tour to North Korea 
How much does the tour to North Korea cost?

dual citizen 
Hello, I'm a dual citizen of the USA and Ireland. Is it safe for me to travel to North Korea on a group tour using my US passport or is it better that …

2015 Pyongyang Marathon Review 
Our 2015 Pyongyang Marathon Tour was a true success. We were initially told that foreigners were not able to join the marathon as the country was still …

Cycling in North Korea 
Dear all, Below are some of our DPRK cycling routes. If interested in any of these please contact us for more information: - Pyongyang - Nampo …

DPRK Domestic flights updates 
Hi everyone! The DPRK domestic flight timetables we have for July are as shown below. If you may be interested in joining any of these flight (whether …

Military tourist allowed to DPRK? 
Hi! I am a professional officer, who loves travelling to exotic countries. I have for many years been deeply fascinated over DPRK, especially because of …

Cost of travel... 
Is the flight to Beijing included in the total cost that is advertised? I live in the USA, and was wondering if I would have to purchase my own ticket …

Short visit to Nort Korea 
Later this year I'm going to Seoul and for a few days I would like very much to visit DPRK as a tourist, if possible? I've never been to North Korea …

Working-living in North Korea? 
Hi to everyone! I would really LOVE to visit North Korea, my major is Korean language, I'm very interested in north Korean stuff, culture, politics. …

September 2013 Trip to North Korea review 
Dear Rayco, We have just returned to Beijing via train from Pyongyang. Everything worked like a charm. We were shown the country by a very pleasant …

Crossing from South Korea to North Korea 
Hi! We are a family of three people, my wife, a 17 month old baby and I. We plan to visit Japan and South Korea one day. We were thinking of crossing …

Can I travel from South Korea to North Korea? 
Dear all, Below is a question we get with quite a bit of frequency. Please see the answer below. Thanks! QUESTION: I am going to transit …

Golden Rule 
I have read all the posted comments. It is easy to see that no bad comments are posted. How can a country improve if it's government can not see itself …

Tour programm 2013 
Good evening Ladies and Gentlemen, I intend to visit North Korea in the first quarter of 2013. Unfortunately I can`t find your tour program for this …

travel guide 
Hi, I was wondering what will be considered as appropriate accompaniment. Does it need to be a professional guide, or would any North Korean do? What …

American travel to DPRK 
Hello, I am an American looking to book a trip to North Korea next April in 2013. I would like to go to the Mass Games also. You have trips listed for …

Treatment of Americans in North Korea? 
I was curious about traveling to the DPRK but have some reservations. I have heard that north Koreans do not like Americans so if I'm going to spend my …

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Student discounts in North Korea? 
Do you have any discounts on any tours? In particular I a a student and a considering joining one of the tours for Kim Il Sung's 100th anniversary

mingling with locals in North Korea 
Can you hire a private guide in North Korea and make your own itinerary, and stay longer then 4 days? And what are the policies on filming? (places …

Does having been in the USA cause problems for traveling to North Korea? 
Hello, I'd be eventually interested in a trip in North Korea but I have a few question about it. First question is: how much is the total price of …

How much does a trip to North Korea cost? 
Dear all, I saw your North Korea travelling explanation website. I am planning to go there in March 2012, there are a several questions I'd …

Question about North Korea 
Dear Peter, Thank you for your message. Our goal is to promote tourism in North Korea and allow for there to be more interaction between the DPRK and …

DPRK 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 …

DPRK 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 …

Can Americans travel to North Korea? 
I checked out your website and it appears that Americans can travel to North Korea. I had always thought North Korea was off-limits to Americans (except …

North Korea question 
Hey, Me and my friend are interested in going to the DPRK for the mass games tour but are wondering where do we process our visa's and how much it would …

Trade Fair Autumn 2011 in Pyongyang 
Hello, Can you inform me about the date of trade fair, which takes place in Autumn 2011 in Pyongyang? We are an pencils producer and we would like …

Beach holidays in North Korea 
Hello. I like to spend my holidays on the beach. What is the price for 2 weeks (hotel, all inclusive)?

How to book a tour to North Korea 
Hello KTG, I am considering joining your tour to North Korea on your Victory Day - Mass Games Premiere tour from July 26. I have a few preliminary …

North Korea Private Tour 
Dear Rayco, Thank you very much for everything! It's been a while since our last email. As you can imagine, having come back home after a relatively …

Private Tours in North Korea 
What are the benefits of going on a private tour to North Korea vs joining a group tour? Do you get to see more places by having your own private tour. …

Planning a trip to North Korea 
Dear friends, I have been looking at your North Korea group tours for this year, and I'd be very interested in joining one of your trips to the DPRK. …

Discovering North Korea 
Hello, I'd be very interested in discovering North Korea. I plan to travel to Vladivostok by the transsiberian, and I read many things about travelling …

How much is a North Korea tour package? 
I'd like to know how much the North Korea tour packages are? What is included in the price of a package to North Korea and what is excluded? Thanks …

Day trip from South Korea to North Korea? 
Do you provide day tours to North Korea from Seoul? We would like to go for one day and come back to Seoul on the same day. No need to spend the night …

North Korean visas for US citizens 
How does a US citizen obtain a North Korean visa? Is it ok for Americans to obtain a visa to go to North Korea?

Mass Dances in North Korea 
When do the Mass Dances in North Korea take place? Do they happen when the Mass Games are held or does it not have to do with the Mass Games. Are …

North Korean visa in my passport 
Hello KTG, I would like to have my North Korean visa attached to my passport to have as a souvenir and, let's be honest, brag about! However, from …

Can I go to North Korea directly from South Korea? 
Can one go from South Korea across to North Korea? Will be doing a trip around asia and it should be interesting to see these two places. I heard there …

Where do we collect our North Korean visa? 
Where do we pick up our visas to go to North Korea? Do you guys sort this out or do we need to apply by ourselves? This is a country that has intrigued …

Currency used in North Korea 
What currency can we use in North Korea? As tourists can we use their local currency?

Travel to North Korea - Restrictions 
Hello, to my knowledge is it not allowed for south koreans to visit North Korea (exeptions to Panmunjom, Gaeseong, Geumgangsan) - but how about people …

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Travel by train in North Korea 
Is it possible for an American tourist to travel in the country by train ?

Mountain Biking in North Korea 
Hi, any places for mountain biking games in Pyongyang?

May Day Trip 
A truly fantastic trip. Guides were excellent and we all got on on a personal level. We were allowed much freedom for pics etc and they were honest with …

So we must get to beijing ourselves? 
Is there a meeting place in Beijing or do we make our own way to the flight.

Can Americans go to North Korea? 
Hey, I'm from the US and would like to know if Americans can travel to North Korea. If US citizens can go to the DPRK are there any restrictions or …

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Looking for a Souvenir from North Korea?

Please check to our blog for and our Facebook page for our latest updates as we have been using these the past few years to post our latest updates.


What Other Visitors Have Said

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Propaganda items from North Korea 
Hello people, I collect propaganda items and objects from North Korea. I would love if somebody have something and is willing to sell it to me. I would …

Postcard from Pyongyang 
Hi I'm Sally from U.S.A., If there's anybody who's gonna visit Pyongyang in the near future, could you send me a postcard please? I am collecting postcards …

Postcard from North Korea 
Hello! I'm Jean from Brazil and look for someone who can send me a picture postcard from Pyongyang with greetings for a website. I need the card without …

Postcard from the DPRK 
Hi everybody! While browsing this forum, I found an entry asking for a postcard from Pyongyang. Since I sadly don't have enough money right now to go …

Buying Souvenirs in North Korea 
Greetings. I would like to know if there is a certain amount of dollars or euros that i can bring into North Korea as I would like to buy some Taekwondo …

North Korean souvenirs 
Hi, I will be going to North Korea in the fall 2011. I wanted to know if it is possible to buy souvenirs such as North Korean posters, stamps, coins, …

Picture postcard from Pyongyang 
Hello! I'm Stefan from Germany and look for someone who can send me a picture postcard from Pyongyang with greetings for a website. I need the card …

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Mass Games

Have a great story or any questions regarding the Mass Games?

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They were held again in 2019. If you have any questions regarding this event do please let us know!

The Mass Games are back!

After a 5 year break the Mass Games were held again in 2018 and 2019. We were lucky to see Leader Kim Jong Un at the opening ceremony...

Mass Games Premiere Tour Pictures III  Here is the last batch of pictures of the Mass Games Premiere Tour. Courtesy of Curtis Mokren

Mass Games Premiere Tour Pictures II  Here are some more pictures courtesy of Curtis Mokren taken during our Mass Games Premiere Tour.

Mass Games Premiere 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 ...

picture postcard from Pyongyang  Hello!

I'm Stefan from Germany and look for someone who can send me a picture postcard from Pyongyang with greetings for a website. I need the card ...

Arirang Festival 2011  Is there any confirmation that the 2011 mass games will last until mid of October?

Tom

2011 Mass Games in North Korea 

Mass Games Extend until October 25th 2010  Not rated yet
The Mass in Games will be held until October 25th. We have already closed our last tour group of the year, but please contact us if you would like to see ...

2010 Mass Games Officially Confirmed   starstarstarstarstar
Mass Games Officially Confirmed - 17 May 2010


We have just had notification from Pyongyang that the Arirang Mass Games will be held from August 2nd ...

2010 Mass Games  starstarstarstarstar
Have these been confirmed yet? When will we know if North Korea will have these going on this year?

Cheers,

Pete

Souvenirs & Gifts

Looking for a Souvenir from North Korea?

Please check to our blog for and our Facebook page for our latest updates as we have been using these the past few years to post our latest updates.


What Other Visitors Have Said

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Propaganda items from North Korea 
Hello people, I collect propaganda items and objects from North Korea. I would love if somebody have something and is willing to sell it to me. I would …

Postcard from Pyongyang 
Hi I'm Sally from U.S.A., If there's anybody who's gonna visit Pyongyang in the near future, could you send me a postcard please? I am collecting postcards …

Postcard from North Korea 
Hello! I'm Jean from Brazil and look for someone who can send me a picture postcard from Pyongyang with greetings for a website. I need the card without …

Postcard from the DPRK 
Hi everybody! While browsing this forum, I found an entry asking for a postcard from Pyongyang. Since I sadly don't have enough money right now to go …

Buying Souvenirs in North Korea 
Greetings. I would like to know if there is a certain amount of dollars or euros that i can bring into North Korea as I would like to buy some Taekwondo …

North Korean souvenirs 
Hi, I will be going to North Korea in the fall 2011. I wanted to know if it is possible to buy souvenirs such as North Korean posters, stamps, coins, …

Picture postcard from Pyongyang 
Hello! I'm Stefan from Germany and look for someone who can send me a picture postcard from Pyongyang with greetings for a website. I need the card …

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¿Cuánto cuesta un viaje a Corea del Norte?

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Ir desde Vladivostok a Pyongyang 
Tal vez haya leído nuestro artículo sobre nuestra aventura en tren desde Pyongyang a Rason desde donde se puede seguir a Rusia. Bueno, ¿qué hay de ir …

¿Quedarse la noche en Kaesong o en Wonsan? 
Hola amig@s, A continuación una pregunta que nos hizo una viajera sobre si pernoctar en Kaesong o en Wonsan . P: "!Hola! Alguien se ha quedado …

Visado chino  
Hola, En caso de ir a Corea del Norte via tren desde Beijing, al llegar al aeropuerto de Beijing podría solicitar el visado de 72h para estar por Beijing …

Con deseos de conocer Corea del Norte 
Son varias las inquietudes que tengo y siguen asuntos puntuales para viajar a Corea del Norte: - Vivo en Bogotá (Colombia) y quiero saber cómo sería …

Taekwondo en Corea del Norte 
Saludos practico taekwondo itf quisiera saber si se puede viajar y conocer gimnasios de taekwondo, tengo entendido que alla se practica es taekwondo itf. …

Corea Tiro con Arco 
Estoy interesado en conocer noticias sobre Tiro con Arco en Corea del Norte, deportistas competiciones etc. Dado que considero que siempre han destacado …

QUIERO VIAJAR A COREA DEL NORTE DESDE COLOMBIA 
BUENAS NOCHES HE TENIDO LA CURIOSIDAD DE CONOCER ESTE PAÍS, Y ME HE DECIDIDO A VIAJAR, VIVO EN CALI, COLOMBIA Y QUIERO SABER CUALES SON LAS FECHAS Y UN …

Preguntas de cómo ir a Corea del Norte 
Hola, vivo en Buenos Aires, Argentina. Deseo conocer Corea del Norte. Para esto, agradecería me informe.- 1- Forma de llegar a Corea del Norte …

Viaje para estudiantes a Corea del Norte 
hola, somos unos estudiantes de 3º de medicina, queremos conocer Corea del Norte, y nos gustaría saber cuándo podríamos ir. Somos de Barcerlona, de la …

Korea del Norte 
Buen día me comunico con ustedes debido a mi interés por visitar Korea del Norte durante diciembre, la realidad es que ya estaré en diciembre por Japón …

Ir en tren a Corea del Norte 
Estamos estudiando la posibilidad de ir en tren a Corea del Norte haciendo el viaje en tren Moscú - Pyonyang, y volviendo también en tren. ¿Es factible …

Viaje a Corea del Norte 
Hola, Mi nombre es Enrique y tengo varias preguntas sobre realizar un viaje a Corea del Norte. Me gustaría saber si la única manera de entrar a Corea …

Ir a Corea del Norte desde Corea del Sur 
me voy a Corea del Sur el año que viene para un congreso en Daegu. Me gustaría saber si es posible, desde esta ciudad, irme a Pyongyang, ya sea de tren, …

Los Mass Games en el año 2011 
Hemos recibido confirmación sobre los Mass Games en Corea del Norte para el 2011. Empezarán el 1 de agosto y a priori tendrán lugar hasta al menos el 9 …

Informacion 
Hola. Me gustaría viajar a Corea del Norte, y quisiera saber precios, etc., y todo tipo de informacion, y si es posible vivir durante uno o mas años …

Confirmación de los Mass Games para el 2010 
Confirmación de los Mass Games para el 2010 (17 mayo 2010) Los Mass Games han sido oficialmente confirmados desde Pyongyang. Tendrán lugar entre el …

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Comment aller de Vladivostok à Pyongyang 
Vous avez peut-être lu notre article sur comment aller en train de Pyongyang à Rason , puis de là on peut aller en train de la Corée du Nord en Russie. …

Rester la nuit à Kaesong ou à Wonsan? 
Salut à tous, Voici une question qu'un voyageur nous a posée sur l'opportunité de passer la nuit à Kaesong ou à Wonsan . Il est traduit de l'anglais. …

Partir de Belgique vers la Corée du Nord 
Bonjour à tous! Veuillez voir ci-dessous quelques questions envoyées par un voyageur qui pourraient vous être utiles! "Q. Concernant l'avion: je viens …

Quand est-il possible de réserver un voyage pour la Corée du Nord? 
Bonjour à tous! Vous trouverez ci-dessous quelques questions et réponses concernant des voyages en Corée du Nord que vous trouverez peut-être utiles! …

Question voyage 
Bonjour, Je souhaiterais faire un séjour en Corée du Nord. J'aimerais savoir si Janvier est une bonne période ? J'aimerais également savoir, si je prends …

Voyage en Corée du Nord 
Bonjour, Je souhaiterais effectuer un voyage en Corée du Nord pour visiter cet pays qui me semble si attrayant! Nous sommes 5 personnes. A quelle …

Voyage en Corée du nord 
Bonjour, Je suis intéressé par les voyages organisés que vous proposez en Corée du nord. J'aimerai savoir s'il est obligatoire de déposer des fleurs …

Visa pour la Corée du Nord 
Merci pour votre réponse à mon dernier message. J'habite à Paris. Comment cela se passe dès mon arrivée à Pékin pour la délivrance du visa pour la Corée …

Guides en Corée du Nord 
Salut! J'ai vu écrit sur le site que l'on sera accompagné par un ou deux guides en Corée du Nord qui parleraient la langue de nôtre choix. Pouvez-vous …

Comment aller en Corée du Nord ? 
Bonjour, J'ai vu que vous proposez des voyages touristiques en Corée du Nord. Vous indiquez le prix du visa de la Corée du Nord qui est de 35 Euros. …

Confirmation des Mass Games 2011 
On a reçu confirmation officielle de Pyongyang regardant les Mass Games pour le 2011. Ils auront lieu entre du 1 août jusqu'au moins le 9 septembre …

Questions 
Bonjour, je suis français et je suis interressé à l'idée de visiter la Corrée du Nord ! Mais oui, mais oui. Cela pourrait être une expérience fascinante. …

Confirmation Officielle des Mass Games 2010 
Confirmation Officielle des Mass Games - 17 mai 2010 Les Mass Games ont été officiellement confirmés dès Pyongyang. Ils auront lieu du 2 août au 10 …

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Studentenrabbat? 
Hallo Gibt es bei Ihren Angeboten auch Vergünstigungen für Studenten. Ich würde die Demokratische Volksrepublik Korea gerne besuchen bin aber als Student …

kann mann als deutscher in nordkorea wohnen 
HALLO KANN NUHR DEUTSCH SCHREIEBEN ICH WAHR SCHON 2 MAL IN NORD KOREA SCHÖNES LAND DA WURDE ICH SO GERNE WOHNEN WOLLEN KANN MANN DAS ALS DEUTSCHER DA …

Dúvidas - Viagens para a Coreia do Norte 
Bom dia, Estive a ver as vossas viagens para a Coreia do Norte e fiquei com algumas dúvidas: - Os preços indicados são apartir de que aeroporto? …

Visita à Coréia do Norte 
Prezados senhores, Estarei em Seul no próximo mês. Gostaria de saber se há tours de um ou dois dias (partindo de Seul) para conhecer a Coréia do Norte. …

Besuch des Arirang-Festivals 2011 
Ich möchte nächstes Jahr das Arirang-Festival besuchen. In den deutschen Zeitungen habe ich jedoch viel Negatives über Nord-Korea gelesen. Ich möchte mir …

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