7 days in North Korea Itinerary

7 days in North Korea Itinerary

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7 days in North Korea Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + Drive:  13​h 45​min
1
Hyangsan
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Pyongyang
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Kaesong
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: New Delhi

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): take in the awesome beauty at Mount Myohyang, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pohyonsa Temple, and then see the interesting displays at International Friendship Exhibition.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Hyangsan trip maker website .

New Delhi, India to Hyangsan is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from New Delhi to Hyangsan is 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can drive to Pyongyang.

Things to do in Hyangsan

Nature Parks Museums
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Mount Myohyang ©
Mount Myohyang
International Friendship Exhibition ©
Pohyonsa Temple ©
Pohyonsa Temple

3
nights
Pyongyang

Pyongyang ©
Built from the ground up after the Korean War, Pyongyang impresses with its Soviet-era buildings and monuments to modern leadership.
Pyongyang is known for museums, nightlife, historic sites, nature, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Kim Il-sung Square, admire the striking features of Monument to the Korean Workers Party, brush up on your military savvy at Victorious Fatherland Liberation War Museum, and contemplate the long history of Former Residence of Mangyongdae.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Pyongyang trip planning app .

You can drive from Hyangsan to Pyongyang in 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can go by car to Kaesong.

Things to do in Pyongyang

Theme Parks Nature Parks
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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

2
nights
Kaesong

Kaesong ©
Relatively relaxed and atmosphertic, the centuries-old city of Kaesong lies near the Demilitarized Zone and the border with South Korea, and has served as an industrial center since being traded to the North in the Korean War.
On the 6th (Thu), make a trip to Sungkyunkwan University, snap pictures at Sonjuk Bridge, make a trip to Ryongtongsa Temple, get engrossed in the history at Koryo Museum, then make a trip to Concrete Wall, and finally don't miss a visit to Demilitarized Zone.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Kaesong trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Pyongyang to Kaesong takes 2 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kaesong

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Demilitarized Zone
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Demilitarized Zone ©
Demilitarized Zone
Concrete Wall ©
Concrete Wall
Tomb of King Kongmin ©
Tomb of King Kongmin

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