05 Days: The DPRK At A Glance (Dandong, Pyongyang, Kaesong)

Multi-day & Extended Tours, Beijing, Dandong, Pyongyang, Kaesong to null

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This North Korea tour package is the ideal quick getaway to see some of North Korea’s highlights on a shoestring. On the 4-night tour to North Korea, you will be transported to another world as you explore Pyongyang, the capital city of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (aka “North Korea”). Visit all of the iconic DPRK monuments, take a ride on the Pyongyang metro, the deepest in the world, and see the newly renovated Fatherland Liberation War Museum alongside the USS Pueblo.  On this trip to North Korea, we also spend a full day in the DPRK, taking a road-trip to the DMZ, the border between the North and South Korea and learn a different perspective of history.
Day 01: Train Beijing - DandongBefore starting one of North Korea Tour Packages with us, meet at the Beijing train station then attend a pre-tour briefing that covers regulations, etiquette, safety, and practicalities for travel in North Korea. Please be punctual for the briefing. After that, we will provide you with assistance with the boarding the overnight train to Pyongyang stop en route in Dandong. Day 02: Dandong - Pyongyang ArrivalThe train arrives into Dandong train station in the morning. You have some hours free before continuing boarding another train to Pyongyang, the capital of North Korea (DPRK). The train is supposed to departs at 10 am then arrives at 5.30 pm. Arrive into Pyongyang, you will be met by our Asia Senses Korean tour guides with a warm welcome, then transferred to the city. After that, we will visit Arch of Triumph, Mansudae Grand Monument and the Mansudae Fountain ParkDay 03: Pyongyang City TourStart the North Korea Tour Packages today with a visit to the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun. After that, stroll through the city to the Foreign Languages Bookshop and the Grand People’s Study House. After lunch, we will visit the Mangyongdae Native House, the birthplace and childhood home of President Kim Il Sung. Head deep underground to take a 5-stop ride on the Pyongyang Metro. We also stop at the the iconic Tower of Juche Idea and the massive Monument to Party Founding. Afterwards, pay a visit to either Golden Lane Bowling or Meari Shooting Range. In the evening walk on the new Ryomyong Street.Day 04: Kaesong (DMZ) - PyongyangIn the morning, enjoy a 2.5 hour drive south along the 'Reunification Highway' to the historic city of Kaesong then will head for the DMZ where we’ll hear from our guides a perspective of the Korean War that often gets discredited or unheard. Afterwards, we will head to the Koryo History Museum or Kaesong Koryo Museum, a UNESCO World Heritage site, to learn about the Koryo Dynasty (where the name Korea originates). Afterwards, stop at the original Sonjuk Bridge, a UNESCO site. On our return to Pyongyang, we will visit the newly renovated Victorious Fatherland Liberation War Museum and the USS Pueblo US Navy Ship.Day 05: DepartureThe North Korea Tour Packages wrap up today. This morning, you will be transferred by our guides and driver to Pyongyang Sunan International ariport to catch the flight back to Beijing.

What’s included

  • FREE North Korean Visa
  • Train Beijing - Pyongyang and Dandong - Pyongyang
  • Flight Pyongyang - Beijing
  • 04 night accommodation (3 nights in DPRK, 1 night on train)
  • All meals on the tour
  • A complimentary beer and water for each meals
  • Transportation in North Korea
  • Two local English Speaking Korean guides
  • FREE bottled drinking water
  • FREE transfer from hotel in Pyongyang to airport
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Bottled water

What’s not included

  • Chinese Visas
  • Travel and medical insurances
  • Tips for the local Korean guides and driver
  • Personal expenses (laundry, telephone, souvenirs.
  • Other flights not indicated.

Itinerary

Day 01: Train Beijing - Dandong Before starting one of North Korea Tour Packages with us, meet at the Beijing train station then attend a pre-tour briefing that covers regulations, etiquette, safety, and practicalities for travel in North Korea. Please be punctual for the briefing. After that, we will provide you with assistance with the boarding the overnight train to Pyongyang stop en route in Dandong.
Day 02: Dandong - Pyongyang Arrival The train arrives into Dandong train station in the morning. You have some hours free before continuing boarding another train to Pyongyang, the capital of North Korea (DPRK). The train is supposed to departs at 10 am then arrives at 5.30 pm. Arrive into Pyongyang, you will be met by our Asia Senses Korean tour guides with a warm welcome, then transferred to the city. After that, we will visit Arch of Triumph, Mansudae Grand Monument and the Mansudae Fountain Park
Day 03: Pyongyang City Tour Start the North Korea Tour Packages today with a visit to the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun. After that, stroll through the city to the Foreign Languages Bookshop and the Grand People’s Study House. After lunch, we will visit the Mangyongdae Native House, the birthplace and childhood home of President Kim Il Sung. Head deep underground to take a 5-stop ride on the Pyongyang Metro. We also stop at the the iconic Tower of Juche Idea and the massive Monument to Party Founding. Afterwards, pay a visit to either Golden Lane Bowling or Meari Shooting Range. In the evening walk on the new Ryomyong Street.
Day 04: Kaesong (DMZ) - Pyongyang In the morning, enjoy a 2.5 hour drive south along the 'Reunification Highway' to the historic city of Kaesong then will head for the DMZ where we’ll hear from our guides a perspective of the Korean War that often gets discredited or unheard. Afterwards, we will head to the Koryo History Museum or Kaesong Koryo Museum, a UNESCO World Heritage site, to learn about the Koryo Dynasty (where the name Korea originates). Afterwards, stop at the original Sonjuk Bridge, a UNESCO site. On our return to Pyongyang, we will visit the newly renovated Victorious Fatherland Liberation War Museum and the USS Pueblo  US Navy Ship.
Day 05: Departure The North Korea Tour Packages wrap up today. This morning, you will be transferred by our guides and driver to Pyongyang Sunan International ariport to catch the flight back to Beijing.
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