20 days in North Korea Itinerary

20 days in North Korea Itinerary

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20 days in North Korea Itinerary

Start: Lisbon
Fly:  26​h
1
Pyongyang
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Hyangsan
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Wonsan
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  29​h
End: Lisbon

4
nights
Pyongyang

Pyongyang ©
Built from the ground up after the Korean War, Pyongyang impresses with its Soviet-era buildings and monuments to modern leadership.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Mansudae Art Studio Gallery and Tanjun Mausoleum. Next up on the itinerary: explore and take pictures at Rungrado May Day Stadium, contemplate the long history of Former Residence of Mangyongdae, stroll around Pyongyang Ethnographic Park, and make a splash at Munsu Water Park.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Pyongyang vacation builder app .

Lisbon, Portugal to Pyongyang is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone changes from Western European Time (WET) to Korea Standard Time (KST), which is usually a 9 hour difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can go by car to Hyangsan.

Things to do in Pyongyang

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Daedong River (Taedong River) ©
Daedong River (Taedong River)
Mansudae Art Studio Gallery ©
Mansudae Art Studio Gallery
Jonsung Revolutionary Museum ©
Jonsung Revolutionary Museum

6
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Pohyonsa Temple and Mount Myohyang. There's more to do: see the interesting displays at International Friendship Exhibition.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Hyangsan trip planner .

Drive from Pyongyang to Hyangsan in 2 hours. On the 5th (Wed), you'll travel to Wonsan.

Things to do in Hyangsan

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Pohyonsa Temple ©
Pohyonsa Temple
Mount Myohyang ©
Mount Myohyang
International Friendship Exhibition ©

6
nights
Wonsan

Wonsan ©
Wŏnsan is a port city and naval base located in Kangwŏn Province, North Korea, along the eastern side of the Korean Peninsula, on the Sea of Japan (East Sea) and the provincial capital. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Masik Pass Ski Resort and Old Wonsan Station.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Wonsan trip planning app .

You can drive from Hyangsan to Wonsan in 4.5 hours. In June in Wonsan, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 19°C at night. You will leave for home on the 11th (Tue).

Things to do in Wonsan

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Masik Pass Ski Resort ©
Masik Pass Ski Resort

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