Our North Korea Winter budget tour is perfect for those seeking adventure travel on a budget, or those wanting a short break away. Tick North Korea off your bucket list and get a key insight into this little-explored country. Prepare yourself for a truly action-packed itinerary and a comprehensive introduction to North Korean history and society today!

A North Korea winter is chilly and quiet. Already among the least visited countries in the world, visit North Korea at a time when there are even fewer travellers around and enjoy the calm and quiet as you explore the DPRK.

This North Korea tour package includes a city tour of Pyongyang and a DMZ tour at Panmunjom, you’ll also visit athe lively town of Pyongsong, where we will stop by a local school and see the Korean War headquarters of the Korean People’s Army.

Fixed Departure: January 5- January 9/10, 2021

Summary of Itinerary
Day 1:Briefing Day
Day 2:Arrival day in Pyongyang
Day 3: Pyongsong and Pyongyang.
Day 4: Pyongyang City Tour and drive to Kaesong
Day 5: Kaesong and DMZ Tour at Panmunjom
Day 6: Departure

-Train travel Pyongyang – Beijing – Pyongyang by hard sleeper class with transfer in Dandong.
-All meals on the tour apart from meals on the train
-Hotel accommodation in North Korea
-Two local English-speaking Korean guides and a driver per group
-A Koryo Tours tour leader
-All transportation in North Korea
Key Exclusions
-DPRK visa fee 60 EUR
-Optional Air Koryo flights (one-way: 199 EUR; return: 299 EUR)
-Optional single room supplement of 40 EUR per night Tips for the local Korean guides and driver (approx 10-15 EUR per day)
-Optional activities such as the lift up the Juche Tower (5 EUR) or a visit to the funfair (approx. 2 EUR entrance fee per person)
-Entry tickets for special events if applicable – for example Pyongyang Circus (approx. 20 EUR per person) or film screening (approx. 10 EUR)
-Meals include a complimentary beer and water, but you will need to purchase extra drinks if needed
-Spending money for souvenirs
-SINUIJU EXTENSION: RMB 50 for the bus across the bridge to Dandong to be paid on the spot to the local guides.


  • See Pyongyang highlights, including the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun, the Mansudae Grand Monument, the Pyongyang Metro, the Victorious Fatherland Liberation War Museum and USS Pueblo
  • Historic Kaesong and Panmunjom Truce Village in the Demilitarised Zone (DMZ)
  • Get out of the capital, to the provincial city of Pyongsong, a centre of trade and the new economy

Groups will be in the experienced hands of two or three local Korean guides and an experienced Koryo Tours tour leader. Please note that when on tour your day-to-day itinerary may differ to what is mentioned here. Your tour leader will ensure, however, that everything available at the time is covered, and replacement options are provided where needed.