North Korea (DPRK)
TOURS UPDATE FOR US PASSPORT HOLDERS.
The Department of State has declared all U.S. passports invalid for tourism related travel to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (North Korea) effective September 1, 2017. This travel ban will remain in effect for one year unless extended or sooner revoked by the U.S. Secretary of State. Travelers using non-U.S. passports will remain unaffected and can travel as before. We will keep you updated.
New Korea Tours is the only US based travel company offering affordable guided all-inclusive tours to North Korea. We offer tours since 2005 and have hundreds of satisfied customers. We are experts in getting you into the country and make sure you have the best itinerary and are aware of the restrictions and behavior required while touring such a unique destination. Our representatives in Beijing will meet you one day prior to your departure and accompany you to the DPRK.
DPRK has cancelled annual Pyongyang International Beer Festival scheduled to take place from July 26th until the end of August 2017. While the exact reason for the cancelation remains unclear, travel industry sources believe that it is due to the ongoing drought in the country. In the report released by UN Food and Agriculture Organization, North Korea is suffering its worst drought since 2001, and harvests have declined more than 30 percent compared to last year.
We normaly require a minimum of 4 weeks to arrange for DPRK visa , so please apply for tours as early as possible. DPRK visa is provided as part of any tour application procedure. We do not require original of your Passport to be sent to us. DPRK visa is not stamped into your Passport so there will be no evidence of your entry to DPRK. We require all tourists to attend pre-tour meeting in our Beijing office one day prior to departure to DPRK. Please click below for detailed instructions.
Many of our tourists found North Korea (DPRK) the most exotic and unusual tourist destination and named it the highlight of their travel experience. If you are looking for a sensational adventure, an expedition full with thrill and strong emotions, then there is nothing better than North Korea! If you follow travel rules and regulations, you will have the most amazing travel experiences possible.
AS TOURISTS WELL-BEING IS OUR PARAMOUNT PRIORITY, ALL OUR CUSTOMERS RECEIVE SPECIALLY TAILORED GUIDANCE HOW TO SAFELY BEHAVE IN THE DPRK. WE DEVELOPED LONG-TERM PARTNERSHIP WITH OUR KOREAN COUNTERPARTS WHO WILL HELP YOU TO MAKE YOUR TRIP ENJOYABLE AND WORRY FREE. SINCE INCEPTION WE NEVER HAD ANY UNWANTED INCIDENTS WITH OUR TOURISTS IN THE DPRK.
August 10 – 19 Liberation Day Long Tour with charter flight to Mt Paekdu Price includes domestic charter flights to spectacular sacred Mt. PAEKDU!
August 29 – September 2 Late August Budget Tour A perfect tour for those travelling to the DPRK on a budget but seeking the same great itinerary. Apply by August 1st.
September 2 – 23 National Day Ultimate Mega Tour Our most comprehensive tour. Unique opportunity to see the whole country from north to south and from west to east.
September 23 – 30 Special Train Tour – DPRK Adventure by Rail Travel by chartered train across DPRK from Pyongyang to rarely visited remote East Coast!
October 21 – 28 Architecture, Art and Design Tour Get access to many sites not usually open to tourists, and listen to lectures from Korean architects and interior designers.
All our tour prices are fully inclusive from Beijing into the DPRK and back to Beijing. This means the costs of visa fees, travel to and from the DPRK from Beijing, all travel within the DPRK, all meals with beer, tour guides, and twin room accommodations in the best hotels available are included. We partner with the best local English speaking guides, some of them working with us for years. Each group is also accompanied by an English speaking Western guide who helps our tourists to enjoy their tour to the best extent.