5 days in North Korea Itinerary

5 days in North Korea Itinerary

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5 days in North Korea Itinerary

Start: Polokwane
Fly:  35​h
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Pyongyang
— 1 night
Fly:  35​h
End: Polokwane

1
night
Pyongyang

Pyongyang ©
Built from the ground up after the Korean War, Pyongyang impresses with its Soviet-era buildings and monuments to modern leadership.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): appreciate the history behind Tower of the Juche Idea, don't miss a visit to Grand People's Study House, then make a trip to Geumsusan Memorial Palace, then appreciate the history behind Triumphal Arch, and finally learn about all things military at Victorious Fatherland Liberation War Museum. Keep things going the next day: admire all the interesting features of Rungrado May Day Stadium, admire the landmark architecture of Monument to the Korean Workers Party, pause for some photo ops at Arch of Reunification, then make a trip to Kim Il-sung Square, then don't miss a visit to Mansudae Grand Monument, and finally browse the different shops at Korean Department Store in Pyongyang.

To see photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Pyongyang trip planner .

Polokwane, South Africa to Pyongyang is an approximately 35-hour flight. The time zone changes from South Africa Standard Time to Korea Standard Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

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Tower of the Juche Idea ©
Tower of the Juche Idea
Kim Il-sung Square ©
Kim Il-sung Square
Triumphal Arch ©
Triumphal Arch

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