44 days in North Korea Itinerary

44 days in North Korea Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Hyangsan
— 8 nights
2
Samjiyon
— 6 nights
3
Wonsan
— 8 nights
4
Kaesong
— 8 nights
5
Pyongyang
— 10 nights

8
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: examine the collection at International Friendship Exhibition, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Myohyang, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pohyonsa Temple.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Hyangsan trip planner.

Bridgetown, Barbados to Hyangsan is an approximately 36-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 13 hours traveling from Bridgetown to Hyangsan. On the 27th (Sat), you're off to Samjiyon.

Things to do in Hyangsan

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

6
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 more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Samjiyon trip planner.

Drive from Hyangsan to Samjiyon in 7 hours. On the 3rd (Fri), you're off to Wonsan.

Things to do in Samjiyon

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Paektusan ©
Paektusan

8
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: fly down the slopes at Masik Pass Ski Resort and contemplate the long history of Old Wonsan Station.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Wonsan tour itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Samjiyon to Wonsan takes 6.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Wonsan can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. On the 11th (Sat), you're off to Kaesong.

Things to do in Wonsan

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

8
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: contemplate the long history of Demilitarized Zone, take in the views from Sonjuk Bridge, make a trip to Kaesong Namdaemun, and get engrossed in the history at Koryo Museum.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Kaesong trip planner.

Drive from Wonsan to Kaesong in 3.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Kaesong can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. You'll set off for Pyongyang on the 19th (Sun).

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

10
nights
Pyongyang

Pyongyang ©
Built from the ground up after the Korean War, Pyongyang impresses with its Soviet-era buildings and monuments to modern leadership.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Pyongyang: Nampo (Chongsan-ri Cooperative Farm & Nampo Dam). There's lots more to do: pause for some photo ops at Tower of the Juche Idea, admire the landmark architecture of Workers' Party Foundation Monument, make a trip to Grand People's Study House, and contemplate the waterfront views at Daedong River (Taedong River).

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Pyongyang tour planner.

You can drive from Kaesong to Pyongyang in 2 hours. On the 29th (Wed), you're off to home.

Things to do in Pyongyang

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Nampo
Highlights from your plan
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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