We’ve taken our classic Pyongyang tour and formulated it to include North Korea’s most common mode of transport, the bicycle!
Ever since Pyongyang installed its first bike lanes throughout the districts back in 2015, it struck us as a great idea to hold Pyongyang’s first-ever leisurely city cycle tour. With plenty of bicycle city tours already under our belt, we’d like to keep sharing this experience with you as it marks one of our favourite tours of the year.
For two of our five day tour, we will keep our tour bus stationary as we hit the pavement with our locally made DPRK bicycles! This will give us the greatest advantage to not only commute amongst the locals of Pyongyang but for fantastic photo opportunities as well as enjoying the perfect weather and climate during this season.
The tour will start off with a day visit down to the DMZ (by bus!) to meet the local KPA officers to have a rundown on the Panmunjom situation. The following day we’ll visit Kumsusan Palace of the Sun where Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il lay in state. We’ll do a quick tour of the Pyongyang Metro and then we’ll collect our bicycles and say goodbye to our bus!
From here on we’ll do the remaining city tour pedalling ourselves through the capital as a group. We’ll visit locations such as the Korean War Museum, Kim Il Sung Square, Mangyondae district, Juche Tower, a shooting range, winding through many streets and districts of the city, and much more. We’ll finally conclude our cycling tour by having a dip at the new Munsu Water Park and riding the slides with the locals to cool off.
We’ve carefully planned this tour to give us time to take breaks and to enjoy the scenery around us during the cycling. It’s not a serious cycling tour that requires you to wear a helmet or spandex- it’s a casual city cycle as we make our way around Pyongyang city!
The Mass Games, the world’s largest performance with over 100,000 performers is expected to take place during this tour! Now is your chance to watch this grand spectacular performance. Tickets are on-top of tour cost and is paid in cash during your tour in Pyongyang. We highly recommend securing your spot on tour early as we expect spaces to fill up very quickly.
Ticket costs for Mass Games below:
Original Price (Per Person)
|3rd Class||€100 / 800RMB|
|2nd Class||€300 / 2,300RMB|
|1st Class||€500 / 3800RMB|
|VIP||€800 / 6000RMB|
Monday 21st September
Tuesday 22nd September
Wednesday 23rd September
Thursday 24th September – Cycling Day 1
Friday 25th September – Cycling Day 2
Saturday 26th September
Sunday 27th September
Want to extend your YPT adventure? Join one of our great tour extensions
• Twin share accommodation (single supplements are available for an extra 40 EUR per night).
• Train in and out Beijing-Pyongyang-Beijing. Flights are extra.
• All meals in the DPRK unless specified in the itinerary.
• Korean and western guides.
• Air-conditioned bus and driver.
• All entrances (unless otherwise stated).
• Extra drinks and souvenirs.
• Cost of visas.
• Tips for Korean guides and the driver.
• Additional events not listed in the itinerary.
• Cost of Mass Games ticket
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