Join YPT for our second ever Christmas tour to Myanmar, and jump into the DPRK to celebrate and welcome in the New Year in Pyongyang style!
Myanmar, also known as Burma, was long considered a pariah state, isolated from the rest of the world. Tourism there is still a growing market, with Myanmar receiving fewer visitors than any of her surrounding neighbours. Combined with one of the least visited countries in the world, North Korea, you’ve got yourself an exclusive Christmas and New Years.
The tour kicks off in Yangon, the former capital and largest and most vibrant city in the country. After visiting temples, local markets, and traditional villages, we make our way through the country to watch sunsets over ancient ruins, drink in bars perched on lakes and party it up at a night carnival.
During New Year’s Eve, we start the evening off dropping by a few bars and then hanging out with locals and expats alike in “The Diplo” and then heading off to Kim Il Sung Square to watch the firework show! During our frosty visit, we’ll visit the Mausoleum, ride the Pyongyang Metro, visit the Korean War Museum… and what better way to start off the New Year’s than by visiting the KPA Soldiers at the DMZ to hear an explanation of the division of both Koreas.
During our tour, we’ve been given special access to a Russian Mil Mi-17 helicopter to take it for a whirl around Pyongyang city for a unique aerial tour of the capital.This joyride is completely optional and is €250 per person on top of the tour costs. If you are interested please let us know while booking.
We’ve included an extra day into this tour for the same cost as a regular five-day tour! So don’t waste any time, book with us now and secure your spot for a one of a kind New Year’s celebration!
Wednesday 20th December
Thursday 21st December
Friday 22nd December
Saturday 23rd December
Sunday 24th December
Monday 25th December
Tuesday 26th December
Wednesday 27th December
Thursday 28th December
Friday 29th December Morning
Saturday 30th December Morning
Sunday 31st December – New Year’s Eve! Morning
Monday 1st January – New Year’s Day! Morning
Tuesday 2nd January Morning
Wednesday 3rd January Morning
Want to extend your YPT adventure? Join one of our great tour extensions
– Accommodation and transportation
– Guide services
– Entrance fees (unless specified otherwise)
– Flight ticket from Mandalay to Heho
– Twin share accommodation (single supplements are available for an extra 40 EUR per night).
– Flight Beijing to Pyongyang
– Porter fees
– Tips for the local guide
– Hot Air Ballooning (350 USD per person)
-Flight from Beijing to Pyongyang
– Flights from Myanmar to Beijing
– Single room supplement €40 per night
– Return Flights.
– Extra drinks and souvenirs.
– Cost of visas.
– Tips for Korean guides and the driver.
– Additional events not listed in the itinerary.
We have expert guides ready to help answer any questions you may have.