The 31st Pyongyang International Marathon is scheduled for April 14, 2024. This presents an exciting opportunity for AMATEUR runners to participate in this incredible sporting event. Whether you choose to run a 5K, 10K, half marathon, or full marathon, you'll do so in the enigmatic capital of North Korea, alongside both Korean and international professional and amateur runners. This marathon also offers a unique chance for foreigners in North Korea to interact with locals and gain firsthand insights into this fascinating country.
If running isn't your thing, you can still enjoy the experience by watching the marathon and a soccer match between local Korean teams at Kim Il Sung Stadium. Additionally, both before and after the marathon, you'll have the chance to explore the North Korean capital of Pyongyang through an extensive sightseeing program.
During this trip, you will also have the optional opportunity to embark on the PYONGYANG AIR CITY TOUR - a 40-minute flight aboard an Air Koryo Mi-17 helicopter. This exceptional experience provides a unique bird's-eye perspective of Pyongyang, granting you numerous outstanding photo opportunities. If you wish to include this option in your itinerary, kindly inform us when booking your tour.
**TRAVEL TO THE DPRK VIA CHINA (Beijing, Dandong)
A Chinese visa is required for most nationalities but VISA EXEMPTION can be granted for flight passengers transiting through Beijing on the way to/from Korea.
**TRAVEL TO THE DPRK VIA RUSSIA (Vladivostok)
A Russian visa is required for most nationalities, but thanks to the introduction of electronic visas, it is now very easy to apply for and obtain the Russian visa ENTIRELY ONLINE.
Tour prices for different transport options: