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NORTH KOREA TOURS

North Korea, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, is situated in the central part of Asian Continent. The country has been known as the eastern country of good manners for the its friendly people and their hospitality of welcoming guests. It is a beautiful country favoured by the tourists for its 5,000 year long history, brilliant culture, unique national traits and mysterious landscapes. Recently North Korea is gradually opening up foreign tourism. However only a handful of travel agencies offer North Korea tours. Arirang Tours Australia, Lotte Travel, accredited travel agency, offers North Korea individual tours, group tours and customized tours. Some of the attractions in North Korea include: Pyonyang, Kaesong, Wonsan, Mt.Kumgang, Mt.Paektu 

Related Tours:  North Korea Tour / South-North Korea Tour / DPRK Independent Tours / North Korea Group Tours /
Pyongyang Marathon Tour

 


Pyongyang

Pyongyang is the capital of the DPRK. It is the heart of the socialist Korea. The capital has been called as one of the "8 Scenic Wonders of Korea" for its splendid views. Clear River Taedong and its branches harmonizing with hills like Mangyong and Moran create a whole wonderland. It is the cradle of Korean nation and culture as well as the capital city of Kojoson (Ancient Korea) about 5 000 years ago and that of Koguryo, the powerful state of the Orient.
Tourist sites:
Pyongyang Metro:  Mass Transportation Systems

Tower of the Juche Idea: Monuments & statues, sights and landmarks
Mansudae Grand Monument: Point of interest & landmarks, Monuments and statues

Triumphal Arch / Kim il Sung Square / Worker Party Foundation Monuments / Victorious Fatherland Liveration War Museum / Pyongyang School Children Palace / Mangyoungdae Native House


Related Tours:  North Korea Tour / South-North Korea Tour / DPRK Independent Tours / North Korea Group Tours /
Pyongyang Marathon Tour



Mt.Myohyang

One of the six celebrated mountains of Korea, Mt.Myohyang prides long history with brilliant culture and mystic and fragrant features with the height of 1,909m. Mt.Myohyang is famous with International Friendship Exhibition, the archives of praising great men and 1,000 year long Buddhist Temple Pohyon. The highlights of the mountain are Sangwon, Manphok, Chonthae and Chilsong Valleys and Piro Peak where safe trekking routes.

Related Tours:  North Korea Tour / South-North Korea Tour / DPRK Independent Tours / North Korea Group Tours / Pyongyang Marathon Tour


Ancient City Kaesong & DMZ

Kaesong is beautiful city with a long history situated at the middle west of Korea. From old times it has been called as "Songak" or "Songdo" for many evergreen pine trees and fantastic rock. Kaesong was the capital of Koryo(918-1392), first unified state on the Korean peninsula. Touring includes a city tour, Panmunjom(DMZ), King Kongmin's Mausoleum, the Concrete Wall and Pakyon Falls.

Related Tours:  North Korea Tour / South-North Korea Tour / DPRK Independent Tours / North Korea Group Tours / Pyongyang Marathon Tour





Nampho

Nampo is a trade-port city on the west coast and serves as a gateway to Pyongyang. It is also a tourist resort where there are world famous West Sea Barrage, Pyongyang Golf Course, and tombs of Koguryo Dynasty(BC37-AD668). Many factories , enterprises, educational establishments including universities, colleges and professional schools, health centers and other service facilities are well arranged in the city.

Related Tours:  North Korea Tour / South-North Korea Tour / DPRK Independent Tours / North Korea Group Tours / Pyongyang Marathon Tour


Mt.Kumgang: The most beautiful mountain in Korea

The world famous  Mt. Kumgang keeps beauties of peaks, sea and lakes. Such wonderful views are beyond all imaginations. It is believed that one would regret if he doesn’t see this mountain. It rises on the middle part of coastline of East Sea of Korea. It is 1,639m high, covering 40km from east to west and 60km from north to south. For over a million years rocks have been weathered, forming precipitous 12,000 peaks, multifarious crags, stone gates, tunnels, cliffs, cascades, valleys, and pools. Most tourists who visit Mt.Kumgang cite Wonsan as the first course for their visit because it has many attractions and sights including Songdowon.

Related Tours:  North Korea Tour / South-North Korea Tour / DPRK Independent Tours / North Korea Group Tours



Mt.Paektu: The Spiritual mountaion in Korea

Mt. Paektu is the best and the highest mountain in Korea. It is situated at the northwestern part of Samjiyon Country sharing borders with China. The mountain was formed by volcanic eruption towards the third period of the Cenozoic Era, creating a magnificent and majestic feeling. The top of mountain surrounded by peaks including Janggun, Hyangdo and Haebal Peaks and the crater lake Chonji in the centre invites visitors to share its unique sights. The lake is the deepest mountain lake in the world. It covers an area of 9.16Km and measures 14.4Km around. The deepest bottom measures 384m. Its water freezes from mid-October to mid-June next year.

Related Tours:  North Korea Tour / South-North Korea Tour / DPRK Independent Tours / North Korea Group Tours




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