10 days in North Korea Itinerary

10 days in North Korea Itinerary

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Pyongyang
— 4 nights
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Kaesong
— 2 nights
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Hyangsan
— 1 night

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Pyongyang

Pyongyang ©

Capital of Willows

Built from the ground up after the Korean War, Pyongyang impresses with its Soviet-era buildings and monuments to modern leadership.
Pyongyang is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some photo ops at Tower of the Juche Idea, make a trip to Geumsusan Memorial Palace, explore the activities along Daedong River (Taedong River), and admire the striking features of Workers' Party Foundation Monument.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Pyongyang route maker site.

Geneva, Switzerland to Pyongyang is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Geneva to Pyongyang is 8 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Kaesong.

Things to do in Pyongyang

Tours · Historic Sites · Parks · Museums
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Tower of the Juche Idea ©
Tower of the Juche Idea
Kim Il-sung Square ©
Kim Il-sung Square
Victorious Fatherland Liberation War Museum ©

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Kaesong

Kaesong ©

City of Pines

Relatively relaxed and atmosphertic, the centuries-old city of Kaesong lies near the Demilitarized Zone and the border with South Korea, and has served as an industrial center since being traded to the North in the Korean War.
On the 7th (Wed), contemplate the long history of Tomb of King Kongmin, make a trip to Concrete Wall, then steep yourself in history at Demilitarized Zone, and finally snap pictures at Sonjuk Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Koryo Museum, make a trip to Manwoldae Palace, and then don't miss a visit to Sungkyunkwan University.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Kaesong trip builder site.

Getting from Pyongyang to Kaesong by car takes about 2 hours. In July in Kaesong, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can go by car to Hyangsan.

Things to do in Kaesong

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

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Demilitarized Zone ©
Demilitarized Zone
Concrete Wall ©
Concrete Wall
Tomb of King Kongmin ©
Tomb of King Kongmin

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Hyangsan

Hyangsan ©
A mountainous county, Hyangsan has long been a popular tourist destination with North Koreans, and the refurbishment of its striking, pyramid-shaped hotel in 2010 also gave a boost to international tourism.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Myohyang, then see the interesting displays at International Friendship Exhibition, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Pohyonsa Temple.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Hyangsan day trip app.

Traveling by car from Kaesong to Hyangsan takes 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hyangsan

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums
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Mount Myohyang ©
Mount Myohyang
International Friendship Exhibition ©
International Friendship Exhibition
Pohyonsa Temple ©
Pohyonsa Temple

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