Argentina have announced new procedures for letting visitors into the country, valid from November 1st, which by default means that Antarctica is now open to tourism. This is obviously extremely exciting news and will mean our December departure to Antarctica will now go ahead. What are the requirements to enter Argentina? To enter Argentina and […]For more information click this link: Antarctica open to tourism – 2021 Travel Update
Libya Tours 2021 – 2022. Young Pioneer Tours are now running regular group tours to Libya, as well as offering independent Libya Tours. Read our itinerary and get in touch to travel to Libya.For more information click this link: Libya Tours – 2021 – 2022
In this current, rather depressing climate, there are few things we love more than delivering some rare good news. Today, we have just that! In an effort to revive their hard-hit tourist industry, Cyprus has announced they have opened their borders to vaccinated tourists from today! Luckily, we have been planning a Dark Cyprus tour […]For more information click this link: Cyprus Opens Borders to Vaccinated Tourists
Coronavirus travel update. Welcome to the YPT COVID-19 / Coronavirus travel updates page. With this page we aim to give up to date travel advice on which countries are open to tourism during the current pandemic. As you might imagine one of the most frequent questions we are getting asked right now is which countries […]For more information click this link: COVID-19 / Coronavirus Travel Update – Which countries are open for tourism?
On every tour to North Korea you will receive at least some education on the Korean War, obviously from the point of view of North Korea. Now, whilst we do not run specific Korean War Scheduled Group Tours (there’s always independent tours, which can be entirely customised), we do run some that would be of […]For more information click this link: Korean War Tours
Chuoni Football Club finish 9th in the Zanzibar Premier Legaue, thus avoiding relegation in what can generally be considered a successful season! Why do we care? Because even during these tough Covid-19 times, YPT proudly sponsor this fine football club! Why do YPT Sponsor Chuoni Football Club? All good things have a story! It began […]For more information click this link: CHUONI FOOTBALL CLUB FINISH 9th
Europe’s 2nd largest country of Ukraine is known for its stunning Orthodox churches, Carpathian mountains, and beautiful Black Sea Coastline. However, many people don’t realize that Ukraine is home to some of Europe’s best WW2 sights comparable to those in places like Germany, Northern France, and Belgium. Modern Ukraine has been independent since 1991, but […]For more information click this link: WW2 Sights in Ukraine – 7 Places You Need to Visit
Introduction The Kumsusan Palace of the Sun (금수산태양궁전) formally known as Kumsusan Memorial Palace and Kumsusan Assembly Hall, is a giant mausoleum compound located in Pyongyang, North Korea and serves as the final resting place for the former North Korean leaders – President Kim Il Sung and General Kim Jong Il. The Kumsusan Palace of […]For more information click this link: Kumsusan Palace of the Sun – DPRK Guide
In 2019 Young Pioneer Tours added the Republic of Palau (amongst other places) to our Least Visited Countries itinerary and it was without doubt the standout new destination of the trip. Here’s a report on our experience travelling to Palau. The Republic of Palau was a former American colony now in a Compact of Free […]For more information click this link: Travelling to Palau
What is Nowruz? If somebody talks about New Year, your mind probably goes to January 1st. However, all around the world many other populations count years differently. For us at Young Pioneer Tours, Chinese New Year – or Spring Festival – is of great importance. For our tours of the ex-Soviet Union, it is also […]For more information click this link: What is Nowruz?