36 days in North Korea Itinerary

36 days in North Korea Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Nampo
— 6 nights
2
Pyongyang
— 5 nights
3
Kaesong
— 5 nights
4
Wonsan
— 6 nights
5
Samjiyon
— 5 nights
6
Hyangsan
— 7 nights

6
nights
Nampo

Nampo
Nampo is known for . Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the engineering at Nampo Dam and relax in the rural setting at Chongsan-ri Cooperative Farm.

To see other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Nampo planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Nampo is an approximately 24-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Amsterdam to Nampo is 8 hours. On the 31st (Sun), you're off to Pyongyang.

Things to do in Nampo

Parks

5
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: brush up on your military savvy at Victorious Fatherland Liberation War Museum, make a trip to Mansudae Grand Monument, try out the rides at Munsu Water Park, and pause for some photo ops at Tower of the Juche Idea.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Pyongyang journey planner.

Drive from Nampo to Pyongyang in an hour. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can go by car to Kaesong.

Things to do in Pyongyang

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Tower of the Juche Idea ©
Tower of the Juche Idea
Victorious Fatherland Liberation War Museum ©
Geumsusan Memorial Palace ©
Geumsusan Memorial Palace

5
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 Concrete Wall, take in the views from Sonjuk Bridge, contemplate the long history of Demilitarized Zone, and get engrossed in the history at Koryo Museum.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Kaesong visit planning app.

Getting from Pyongyang to Kaesong by car takes about 2 hours. In February in Kaesong, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. You will leave for Wonsan on the 10th (Wed).

Things to do in Kaesong

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

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

6
nights
Wonsan

Wonsan ©
Wŏnsan is a port city and naval base located in Kangwŏn Province, North Korea, along the eastern side of the Korean Peninsula, on the Sea of Japan (East Sea) and the provincial capital. Wonsan is known for winter sports and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head outdoors with Masik Pass Ski Resort and make a trip to Old Wonsan Station.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Wonsan travel website.

Getting from Kaesong to Wonsan by car takes about 3.5 hours. You will leave for Samjiyon on the 16th (Tue).

Things to do in Wonsan

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Masik Pass Ski Resort ©
Masik Pass Ski Resort

5
nights
Samjiyon

Samjiyon ©
Samjiyŏn County is a kun, or county, in Ryanggang Province, North Korea. Samjiyon is known for nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get impressive views of Paektusan.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Samjiyon online holiday maker.

Drive from Wonsan to Samjiyon in 6.5 hours. On the 21st (Sun), you're off to Hyangsan.

Things to do in Samjiyon

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Paektusan ©
Paektusan

7
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.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Hyangsan trip planner.

You can drive from Samjiyon to Hyangsan in 7 hours. On the 28th (Sun), you're off to home.

Things to do in Hyangsan

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

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