11 days in North Korea Itinerary

11 days in North Korea Itinerary

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Pyongyang
— 5 nights
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Kaesong
— 2 nights
3
Hyangsan
— 1 night

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5
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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: make a trip to Kim Il-sung Square, gain a rich perspective with Tongil Tours, pause for some photo ops at Tower of the Juche Idea, and admire the landmark architecture of Workers' Party Foundation Monument.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Pyongyang trip itinerary app.

Bournemouth, UK to Pyongyang is an approximately 29-hour flight. Traveling from Bournemouth to Pyongyang, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Kaesong.

Things to do in Pyongyang

Historic Sites · Tours · Parks · Museums
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Tower of the Juche Idea ©
Tower of the Juche Idea
Kim Il-sung Square ©
Kim Il-sung Square
Triumphal Arch ©
Triumphal Arch

2
nights
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 28th (Wed), contemplate the long history of Tomb of King Kongmin, then don't miss a visit to Concrete Wall, then steep yourself in history at Demilitarized Zone, and finally take in the views from Sonjuk Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Sungkyunkwan University, don't miss a visit to Manwoldae Palace, and then get engrossed in the history at Koryo Museum.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Kaesong trip maker website.

Drive from Pyongyang to Kaesong in 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Hyangsan.

Things to do in Kaesong

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 27 — 29:
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Demilitarized Zone ©
Demilitarized Zone
Concrete Wall ©
Concrete Wall
Tomb of King Kongmin ©
Tomb of King Kongmin

1
night
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.
On the 30th (Fri), take in the awesome beauty at Mount Myohyang, then see the interesting displays at International Friendship Exhibition, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pohyonsa Temple.

To find ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Hyangsan travel route builder app.

Traveling by car from Kaesong to Hyangsan takes 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hyangsan

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Jul 29 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Mount Myohyang ©
Mount Myohyang
International Friendship Exhibition ©
International Friendship Exhibition
Pohyonsa Temple ©
Pohyonsa Temple

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