August 15th is a very significant date in the Korean calendar, holding great importance in both North and South Korea as it marks the commemoration of the peninsula's Liberation from Japanese colonial rule.
Experience a remarkable journey to the DPRK within a limited timeframe and participate in the Liberation Day festivities, including a colorful Mass Dance in one of Pyongyang's main squares.
Explore the key highlights of North Korea and acquaint yourself with the impressive capital, Pyongyang, along with its iconic landmarks.
Travel to the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ), a tragic symbol of the national division since 1953, and visit Kaesong, the ancient capital of Korea during the Koryo Dynasty. In Kaesong, our accommodation will be at the charming Minsok Folk Hotel, a traditional-style hotel nestled in the historic city center.
Take a stroll along the picturesque Folk Custom Street in Sariwon, known as Pyongyang's southern gateway, and immerse yourself in the local charm.
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: