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Duration: 05 Days
Location: Pyongyang, Mt. Myohyang, Kaesong.
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  • Day 01 – Pyongyang

    Day 02 – Pyongyang / Mt. Myohyang

    Day 03 – Mt. Myohyang / Pyongyang

    Day 04 – Pyongyang / Kaesong

    Day 05 – Kaesong / Pyongyang

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  • Day 01 – Pyongyang

    Upon arrival in Pyongyang airport, meet and transfer to hotel. Start our tour by paying respect to the ‘eternal president’ Kim ll-sung at the Mansudae Grand Monument, it is compulsory to lay a bouquet of flowers here. The tour continues to Juche Tower, which is a symbol of the Juche Idea (national self reliance, literally “Master of one’s self”) penned by Kim Il Sung. Take the lift to the top of the Tower for impressive views over the central city.

    Meals included: Dinner

    Day 02 – Pyongyang / Mt. Myohyang

    Today visit to the suburbs of Mangyondae, where you will visit the Mangyondae Native House (the birthplace of President Kim Il Sung). You will then pay a quick visit to the Arch of Triumph beside the TV Tower before proceeding for a leisurely walk in Moran Hill Park. Drive 3 hours north to Mt. Myohyang area and visit the Ryongmun caves, an amazing grotto of cavernous caves which head 2km deep into the darkness beyond.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Day 03 – Mt. Myohyang / Pyongyang

    This morning visit the Pohyon Temple, founded in 1042 and heavily damaged in the Korean War. Visit the fascinating International Friendship Exhibition, a massive complex built into the mountain-side, housing endless corridors and rooms lined with diverse gifts from all over the world.

    Return to Pyongyang; visit the Revolutionary Martyrs Cemetery for a different view and a Buddhist Temple nearby. Then head underground for a quick ride on the sleek Pyongyang Metro. Lastly, visit USS Pueblo moored on the Taedong River, a US ship captured in 1968 by the Koreans.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Day 04 – Pyongyang / Kaesong

    Today our tour begins with a visit to Kumsusan Memorial Palace, which houses the embalmed corpse of the founding leader Kim ll-Sung in a mausoleum (Photo taking is not allowed inside). Continue with a 2 ½ hours drive to Kaesong and visit the small Koryo Museum, which is dedicated to the Koryo Dynasty. Also visit the Tomb of King Kongmin.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Day 05 – Kaesong / Pyongyang

    Visit Panmunjom – the DMZ and border with South Korea. Be briefed by an army escort, and visit the Armistice Talks Hall. Then, depending on local conditions, be escorted possibly under the watchful eye of the South Korean soldiers, into one of the huts which straddles the North-South Korean border.

    Afternoon, return to Pyongyang and visit the Korean Art Gallery. The next stop is the Monument to Party Foundation and the Grand People’s study house (national library), view from outside only. Transfer to airport for flight back.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

  • Trip Cost varies based on travel season (high to low), your choice of accommodation (from budget to luxury), flight (economy to first class), optional tours and other special requests. Kindly email us at info@funkytravels.com to get the correct price for your selected trip.

    INCLUDES:

    • Accommodation on twin or double sharing basis.
    • All meals as stated in itinerary.
    • All tours and transfers in private air-con vehicle with English speaking guide and including all entrance fees

    EXCLUDES:

    • International Airfare and airport / government taxes.
    • Visa (if required).
    • Travel insurance.
    • Beverages in the restaurants where meals are included.
    • Optional tours mentioned in the itinerary will be charged extra.
    • Gratuities to guide and driver.
    • Personal and other expenses such as bar bills and laundry not stated in the itinerary.