14 days in North Korea Itinerary

14 days in North Korea Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Hyangsan
— 2 nights
2
Pyongyang
— 6 nights
3
Kaesong
— 4 nights

2
nights
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.
Hyangsan is known for museums, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at International Friendship Exhibition, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Myohyang, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pohyonsa Temple.

For more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Hyangsan road trip planning website.

Hanoi, Vietnam to Hyangsan is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone changes from Indochina Time to Pyongyang Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. On the 4th (Tue), you're off to Pyongyang.

Things to do in Hyangsan

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Mount Myohyang ©
Mount Myohyang
International Friendship Exhibition ©
International Friendship Exhibition
Pohyonsa Temple ©
Pohyonsa Temple

6
nights
Pyongyang

Pyongyang ©
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: don't miss a visit to Kim Il-sung Square, pause for some photo ops at Workers' Party Foundation Monument, capture your vacation like a pro with Tongil Tours, and explore the activities along Daedong River (Taedong River).

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Pyongyang road trip planner.

Drive from Hyangsan to Pyongyang in 2 hours. You will leave for Kaesong on the 10th (Mon).

Things to do in Pyongyang

Historic Sites · Tours · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Tower of the Juche Idea ©
Tower of the Juche Idea
Kim Il-sung Square ©
Kim Il-sung Square
Triumphal Arch ©
Triumphal Arch

4
nights
Kaesong

Kaesong ©
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.
Kaesong is known for museums and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Demilitarized Zone, snap pictures at Sonjuk Bridge, contemplate the long history of Tomb of King Kongmin, and get engrossed in the history at Koryo Museum.

For maps and other tourist information, read our Kaesong visit app.

You can drive from Pyongyang to Kaesong in 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Kaesong can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. You'll set off for home on the 14th (Fri).

Things to do in Kaesong

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Demilitarized Zone
Highlights from your plan
Demilitarized Zone ©
Demilitarized Zone
Concrete Wall ©
Concrete Wall
Tomb of King Kongmin ©
Tomb of King Kongmin