7 days in North Korea Itinerary

7 days in North Korea Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Pyongyang
— 2 nights
2
Hyangsan
— 2 nights

2
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: make a trip to Kim Il-sung Square, appreciate the history behind Tower of the Juche Idea, learn about all things military at Victorious Fatherland Liberation War Museum, and steep yourself in history at Former Residence of Mangyongdae.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Pyongyang itinerary builder site.

New York City, USA to Pyongyang is an approximately 30-hour flight. Traveling from New York City to Pyongyang, you'll lose 14 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can drive to Hyangsan.

Things to do in Pyongyang

Museums Historic Sites Theme 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

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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Pohyonsa Temple, thentake your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Myohyang, and then examine the collection at International Friendship Exhibition.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Hyangsan road trip planning site.

You can drive from Pyongyang to Hyangsan in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to travel back 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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