7 days in North Korea Itinerary

7 days in North Korea Itinerary

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Fly
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Pyongyang
— 3 nights
Drive
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Hyangsan
— 2 nights
Drive to Pyongyang Sunan International Airport, Fly to Z├╝rich Airport

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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: brush up on your military savvy at Victorious Fatherland Liberation War Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Daedong River (Taedong River), make a trip to Geumsusan Memorial Palace, and pause for some photo ops at Mansudae Grand Monument.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Pyongyang trip itinerary maker app.

Zurich, Switzerland to Pyongyang is an approximately 23-hour flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Zurich to Pyongyang due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Hyangsan.

Things to do in Pyongyang

Parks · Museums · Theme Parks · Historic Sites

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): take in the awesome beauty at Mount Myohyang, see the interesting displays at International Friendship Exhibition, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Pohyonsa Temple.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Hyangsan visit app.

Drive from Pyongyang to Hyangsan in 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hyangsan

Nature · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

North Korea travel guide

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Monuments · Landmarks · Historic Sites
Probably the world's most reclusive country, North Korea remains off the radar for most tourists. The few travelers who realize it's actually possible to take a trip to North Korea end up exploring only a small part of the country, accompanied at all times by official government guides. Isolated from the rest of the world, this communist state exists outside the realm of the 21st century, playing by its own rules and living in the shadow of its hereditary rulers' powerful personalities. If you do choose to spend your vacation in North Korea, prepare to discover a place quite unlike any other in the world--where the surprises may in turn delight and unsettle.