September 9th is the most significant national holiday in the country, celebrated as National Day. In 2024, the DPRK will commemorate the 76th Anniversary of its foundation. This momentous occasion will be marked by a spectacular Mass Dance, and Pyongyang will come alive with a wide range of events, including the anticipated Military Parade.
During this tour, we will visit the key landmarks of the North Korean capital, Pyongyang and travel to the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) - the symbolic strip of land that separates North and South Korea, witnessing the ongoing tension in the region.
In Kaesong, the ancient Korean capital until the 15th century, we will savor a royal lunch prepared in the traditional style of the Koryo Dynasty period.
Additionally, we will explore Sariwon, which serves as Pyongyang's southern gateway, and take a stroll along the charming Folk Custom Street, soaking in the local atmosphere.
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: