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Home >> Group Tours >> May, 2014 >> DPRK Train Tour 03 – 10/05/2014

DPRK Train Tour 03 – 10/05/2014

Get a deep insight into DPRK on private train could be an experience of lifetime.

Tour duration: 08 days 07 nights
Start: Beijing – Finish: Beijing
Tour type: Classic
Tour operates: Year round/Upon request
Activity level: Moderate
Tour route: Beijing - Pyongyang - Kaesong/DMZ -  Mount Myohyang - Hamhung - Wonsan - Beijing

BRIEF ITINERARY:
Day 01: Pyongyang Arrival (D) (Flight)
Day 02: Pyongyang Sightseeing (B, L, D)
Day 03: Kaesong DMZ Excursion (B, L, D)
Day 04: Myohyang Excursion (B, L, D)
Day 05: Train ride to Hamhung (B, L, D)
Day 06: Hamhung Sightseeing - Train ride to Wonsan (B, L, D)
Day 07: Wonsan - Pyongyang on train (B, L, D)
Day 08: Pyongyang Departure (B) (Flight)

Day 01: Pyongyang Arrival

1) Departure Beijing for Pyongyang by Air Koryo flight.
2) Arrival in Pyongyang, being transferred to hotel in Pyongyang, stop enroute to visit Arch of Triumph, Fountain Park, Changgwansan Health Complex.
3) Check-in at the hotel and have a short relaxation before we gather again for a welcome dinner.
4) Dinner at the hotel.
5) Free at leisure.
Accommodation in Pyongyang
Meal: Welcome dinner

Day 02: Pyongyang Sightseeing

1) After breakfast, drive back to Pyongyang to visit Kumsusan Palace of the Sun.
2) Mansudae Grand Monument.
3) Juche Tower.
4) Lunch.
5) Visit Victorious Fatherland Liberation War Museum and the USS Pueblo.
6) Stroll along the Taedong River Promenade.
7) Ride on Pyongyang Metro.
8) Dinner.
Accommodation in Pyongyang
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 03: DMZ Kaesong Excursion

1) Drive to the DMZ and Panmunjom, then attend a tour by a North Korean military officer where you can see the original building where the Armistice Agreement ending the Korean War was signed and the neutral blue houses that are shared by the North and South Korean sides. You will have an opportunity to ask questions and take pictures.
2) Continue to Kaesong then have a leisurely walk in Janamsan Park.
3) Lunch with Kaesong cuisine
4) Koryo History Museum.
5) Visit Koryo Stamp Shop to buy some DPRK postcards, stamps and posters.
6) Explore the ancient Anhwa Temple and the Sonjuk Bridge.
7) Sightsee the Kwangdok Pavillion and Tomb of King Kongmin of the Koryo Dynasty on top of Janam Mountain.
8) Drive back to Pyongyang.
9) Dinner.
Accommodation in Pyongyang
Meal: Welcome dinner

Day 04: Mount Myohyang Sightseeing

1) Drive to Myohyangsan mountains (160 km north east from Pyongyang).
2. Hike up Manphok Valley for a photo stop.
3) Visit the International Friendship Exhibition.
4) Pass by the ancient buddhist Pohyon Temple or Bohyon in other words which was constructed under the Koryo Dynasty.
5) Lunch.
6) Return to Pyongyang then visit the Mangyondae Schoolchildren’s Palace where you can see the North Korea's most talented children dance and perform the music.
7) Dinner.
Accommodation in Pyongyang
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 05: Pyongyang - Train ride to Hamhung

1) Drive to Hamhung, one of the country’s biggest industrial hubs.
2) Make a stop at the Donghungsan Revolutionary Site.
3) Visit Hamhung Grand Theatre.
4) Make our way to visit Hamhung Fertilizer Factory then Hamhung Old Royal Palace.
5) Pay a visit to the former residence of Li Song Gye, who was army general and the first king of the Li Dynasty.
6) Lay back on the beach at the Majon Pleasure Ground.
7) Dinner.
Accommodation in Hamhung
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 05: Pyongyang - Train ride to Hamhung

1) Take a train to Hamhung, one of the country’s biggest industrial hubs.
2) Relax on board.
3) Taking the countryside and railway scenes.
4) Check the hotel in Hamhung then free at leisure.
5) Dinner.
Accommodation in Hamhung
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 06: Hamhung Sightseeing - Wonsan

1) Make a stop at the Donghungsan Revolutionary Site.
2) Visit Hamhung Grand Theatre.
3) Make our way to visit Hamhung Fertilizer Factory then Hamhung Old Royal Palace.
5) Pay a visit to the former residence of Li Song Gye, who was army general and the first king of the Li Dynasty.
6) Lay back on the beach at the Majon Pleasure Ground.
7) Take a train to Wonsan.
8) Visit King Tongmyoung’s mausoleum.
9) Lunch at Kalmaegi fish restaurant in Wonsan.
10) Visit the Songdowon International Children’s Camp.
11) Stroll through University of Agriculture.
12) Lay back on the sandy beach at the Songdowon Sea Bathing Resort.
13) Dinner.
Accommodation in Wonsan
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 07: Wonsan - Train back to Pyongyang

1) Take a train back to Pyongyang.
2) Relax on board.
3) Enjoy a short visit to some iconic attractions in Pyongyang.
4) Check the hotel then free at leisure.
5) Dinner.
Accommodation in Pyongyang
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 08: Departure

After breakfast, being transferred to the Pyongyang airport for a departure flight to Beijing.
Accommodation not included
Meal: Breakfast

What's included ?

  • Transportation to the Beijing airport
  • Beijing - Pyongyang - Beijing flight tickets on Air Koryo
  • 07 nights accommodation (double room, 4 stars)
  • Meals as mentioned
  • Coach transportation in DPRK
  • Local English speaking guides
  • Admission fees (except those listed below)

 

What's Excluded ?

  • DPRK Visa fees
  • International flight not mentioned
  • Chinese visa fees, if applicable
  • Travel insurance and medical evacuation insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • Extra drinks during meals (one complimentary beer included)
  • Tips for guides and drivers (please budget $10/day/traveler)
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