9 Days North Korea Mt Paekdu (B)

Code: CKN2B-9SQJS
2019: 7/8
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Pyongyang
Ryomyong Street Mansudae Fountain Park
Chollima Statue The Arch of Triumph
The Grand People Study House Tower of Juche Idea
Native home in Mangyongdae Children’s Palace
Victorious Fatherland Liberation War Museum The Monument to the Victory
Pyongyang Metro Gwangbok Supermarket
Mirae Scientists Street
Kaesong
(Old Ancient Capital
of Goryeo Era)
Koryo History Museum

 

Sariwon
SariwonMigok cooperative farm Sariwon Folklore Street

 

Mt. Myohyang
International Friendship Exhibition Hall Pohyon Temple

 

Nampo
West Sea Barrage Kangso Mineral Water Factory
Chongsan Cooperative Farm Mt Ryongak

 

Mt Paekdu
Chon Lake Rimyongsu Waterfall
Lake Samji

 

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Day 1: Singapore-Beijing

Assemble in the evening at Changi International Airport for your flight to Pyongyang via Beijing.

Note: Passengers will depart in the early morning in Day 2.

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Day 2: Beijing – Pyongyang (D)

SIN/PEK                 SQ800               0110/0715
PEK/FNJ                 JS252               1400/1700
Arrive Beijing in the early morning and connect flight to Pyongyang. On arrival in Pyongyang, proceed to Ryomyong Street which was built in 2018 for the professors and scientists of the Kim Il Sung University. It is a modern and fancy street built in new pro-environmental architecture. Every flat has solar panels on windows and air circulation system using geothermal energy. About 4000 families live in this neighborhood. Dinner at Ryomyong street before check in hotel.

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Day 3: Pyongyang – Mt.Paekdu (B/L/D)

After breakfast, on board the chartered flight to Mt Paekdu, the highest mountain in Korea Peninsula 2750m high. Upon arrival, Mt Paekdu and Chon Lake which is one of the highest crater lakes in the world. Then, visit to Paektu Hall which not only functions as a general relief map of revolutionary site and battle sites of Mt Paekdu but also depicts the shape of the magnificent of Mt Paekdu. After lunch, visit Paekdu Secret Camp where the DPR Korea great leader Kim Jong II was born on 16 Feb 1942. Continue to Chongbong Bivouac and Rimyongsu Waterfall. Rimyongsu Waterfall is a unique fall as underground water gushes out from crevices in the base salt rock, forming a waterfall.

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Day 4: Mt.Paekdu – Pyongyang (B/L/D)

After breakfast, visit Lake Samji which situated at the foot of Mt Paekdu. Lake Samji is the only lake in Korea that was turned from a river to a lake, due to the volcanic eruption of Mt Paekdu. Proceed to visit Grand Monument on Lake Samji, it stands on the shore with the mountain as a background blending with surrounding and lodging in unique style. Then, transfer to airport for chartered flight, to return to Pyongyang. Upon arrival, visit Pyongyang Metro; it is one of the main means of transport in the city. It is a great edifice reminiscent of a palace for its architectural style, content, interior structure and ornament difference in each station. Next, visit the Victorious Fatherland Liberation War Museum and the Monuments to the Victory. Enjoy dinner on a floating restaurant while watching the sunset over the Taedong River.

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Day 5: Pyongyang – Kaesong – Panmunjom – Sariwon – Pyongyang (B/L/D)

Today we will take a leisurely drive to Kaesong City, which is 198km south of Pyongyang and only 8km to the military demilitarized zone – Panmunjom. Some of the interesting sights in Panmunjom include the Signing Hall of Armistice Agreement and the Conference Hall of the Military Armistice Commission. After lunch, walk through the residential area in Kaesong Street, Janam Hill (overlooking the traditional residential area of Kaesong City). Kaesong is the old ancient capital of Goryeo era. Proceed to Koryo History Museum. Next visit the SariwonMigok cooperative farm to experience their living lifestyle. After that, proceed to Sariwon Folklore Street, North Korea’s most traditional street, where you can experience the culture, heritage and customs of the Korea nation for 5000 years. Proceed to the Three Charters for National Reunification monument. After dinner, return to hotel.

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Day 6: Pyongyang – Mt. Myohyang – Pyongyang (B/L/D)

Mt. Myohyang is the celebrated mountain famous for its curious, unique appearance and breath-taking scenery. Mountain ridges winding in mild curves, peaks emerged from the clouds like giant figures, cliffs and rocks – all these make up the magnificent scenery. Its characteristics lie not only in its outstanding natural beauty, but also in the harmonization of cùltural properties with their surrounding natural landscapes. Next, proceed to visit the International Friendship Exhibition Hall. On displays are tens of thousands of valuable gifts presented to Great Leader Kim Jong II. Pohyon Temple is a Korean Buddhist temple founded under the Koryo dynasty at the start of the 11th century; the temple flourished as one of the greatest centers of Buddhism in the north of Korea, and became a renowned place of pilgrimage. After lunch, travel back to Pyongyang and proceed to Gwangbok Supermarket for some shopping. Afterwards, walk to Mirae Scientists Street (Future Scientists Street). It is a newly develop area in Pyongyang to house scientific institutions and their employee. The six-lane streets are located between Pyongyang Railway Station and the Taedong River and are lined by the rise apartments.

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Day 7: Pyongyang (B/L/D)

After breakfast, embark on a city tour of Pyongyang and enjoy the beautiful scenery. Some of the attractions which you will visit include Mansudae Fountain Park, Chollima Statue, The Arch of Triumph, The Grand People Study House and Tower of Juche Idea. Visit Native Home in Mangyongdae, the birth place of Kim II Sung, eternal President of DPR Korea. Four generations lived in this humble straw-thatched cottage which was often found in Korea before liberation. In the afternoon, visit the Children’s Palace – the most comprehensive centre for extra-curricular activities for school children in Pyongyang. Sit back and enjoy a world-class children cultural performance or visit school children’s performances.

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Day 8: Pyongyang – Nampo – Pyongyang (B/L/D)

Nampo, it is a cultural and trade port city at the estuary of the River Taedong and it is where the famous Kangso and Sindoksan mineral waters were originate from. Upon arrival at Nampo, visit West Sea Barrage, it is the world-famous barrage which built across the 8-km section of the rough West Sea of Korea. Completed in Juche 75 (1986). A motorway, sidewalks and railways stretch over the dam. Cargo vessels up to 50,000 ton can pass the lock gate. After which, visit the Kangso Mineral Water Factory, Chongsan Cooperative Farm and Mt Ryongak.

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Day 9: Pyongyang– Beijing-Singapore (B)

FNJ/PEK                 JS251                     1015/1135
PEK/SIN                 SQ807                     1635/2300
After breakfasttransfer to the airport for your return flight back to Singapore via Beijing. Arrive in Singapore with fond memories of a wonderful tour to North Korea.

Note: Itinerary & order of sightseeing tours may be reshuffled.

Tours Info

Airline
Singapore Airline (SQ) Air Koryo (JS)
Flying hours (Approx)
Singapore-Beijing – 6 hours 15 minutes
Beijing-Pyongyang – 2 hours
Pyongyang-Beijing – 2 hours
Beijing-Singapore – 6 hours 15 minutes
Time Difference North Korea is 1 hour ahead of Singapore
There is no time difference between Beijing and Singapore
Passport An international passport with a minimum validity of six (06) months from the date of departure from each country is required.
Visa Requirements All nationalities require visa for entry into North Korea.
Singaporeans do not require visa for transit less than 24 hours at China Beijing airport to enter Beijing. However, other nationalities please check with our staff.
Travel Insurance Travel insurance is highly recommended by us. It covers unforeseen circumstances such as delays, luggage loss, personal accident, injuries or illnesses. Please approach our staff for your complete insurance needs.
Itinerary subject to changes Itinerary & order of sightseeing tours may be reshuffled due to unforeseen circumstances

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