China Tours

Discover North Korea

13 days/12 nights accommodated.

Commence Beijing Saturday 10 June, 2017

Discover North Korea, its beauty, people, and culture, as it opens to the outside world.

This tour links from our BEST OF CHINA and CHINA HIGHLIGHTS tours


Day 1. Saturday. 10 June. ARRIVE BEIJING. (D)>
Arrive Beijing and transfer to our Hotel.

Day 2. Sunday. 11 June. BEIJING. (BD).
Free morning. Lunch is not included. This afternoon visit the Temple of Heaven, Drum Tower, and take a rickshaw ride through the Hutongs.

Day 3. Monday. 12 June. BEIJING. (BLD)
Full day excursion to the Great Wall at Mutianyu and visit the Ming Tombs

Day 4. Tuesday. 13 June. BEIJING. (BLD)
Visit the Summer and Imperial Palaces. Peking Duck dinner tonight

Day 5. Wednesday. 14 June. BEIJING. (BD).
Free day to explore at your leisure. Lunch is not included.
This afternoon we receive a briefing on North Korea.

Day 6. Thursday. 15 June. BEIJING - PYONGYANG (BD)
Transfer to Beijing airport and fly to Pyongyang. We will be met on arrival by our local guide then transfer to the hotel Yanggakdo or similar with a tour of introduction to the city en route including Mansudae Grand Monument, Fountain Park, and Arch of Triumph.

Day 7. Friday. 16 June. PYONGYANG (BLD)
Sightseeing today includes the Grand People's Study House, Mansudae Art Studio, and Juche Tower for a panoramic view over the city . Lunch at Yanggakdo Revolving restaurant. This afternoon take a ride on the Metro and visit Mangyongdae Native House and Golden Lane Bowling centre.

Day 8. Saturday. 17 June. MT MYOHYANG (BLD)
Drive to Mt Myohyang, one of the most scenic areas of North Korea. Visit the International Friendship exhibition, Pohyon temple, and we have time to walk the mountain trails and enjoy the beautiful scenery and waterfalls. A Korean barbecue besidde a waterfall is provided for lunch. Return to Pyongyang and visit the Foreign Language Book Store and stroll through Kim Il Sung Square. Lamb barbecue dinner.

Day 9. Sunday. 18 June. PYONGYANG (BLD)
This morning you have a choice of visiting the local protestant church or the Kumsusan Memorial palace. This afternoon visit Fountain Park, walk in Moronbang Hill to meet the local people, and visit the folk village. Farewell dinner at a barbecue duck restaurant.

Day 10. Monday. 19 June. PANMUNJOM EXCURSION (BLD)</em>
Our full day tour takes us to Kaesong including a visit to the Panmunjom demilitarised area, Koryo museum, and Tomb of King Kongmin. Return to Pyongyang with time for shopping at the Paradise Department Store. Farewell dinner at a barbecue duck restaurant.

Day 11. Tuesday. 20 June. PYONGYANG. (BLD)
Drive to Nampo and visit the West Sea Barrage. Lunch in Nampo and visit a local Children's Palace to meet the students and enjoy a performance by them. Return to Pyongyang with a visit to a co-operative farm en route. Optional visit to local funfair this evening.

Day 12. Wednesday. 21 June. PYONGYANG DEPART (BLD)
Transfer to the rail station and depart by train at 10.10am. Four berth soft class sleeper cabins provided. Enjoy the scenes of rural North Korea as we travel north and cross into China.

Day 13. Thursday. 22 June. BEIJING ARRIVE. (B)
Arrive Beijing 8.34am.
Transfer to the airport or explore more of China.

Tour cost per person 2 per room Single room
Beijing/Beijing$4,900 $5,800

Tour cost includes:-
** Arrival and departure transfers at all points in Beijing and North Korea
** 10 nights hotel accommodation and 1 night train
** 10 breakfasts and dinners plus 8 lunches. Meals on the train will probably be snacks purchased from the department store previous day!
** Comprehensive sightseeing with English speaking guide including all admissions
** Services of tour escort for a minimum of 6 travelling
** North Korea visa fee and taxes