Uri Tours was responsible for getting approvals for the first amateur marathon in Pyongyang on April 13, 2014! We were the first ones to run a 10K in Pyongyang, and also the first to allow tourists to run a full marathon through the streets of the DPRK capital city! Our Marathon Tours in April 2014 and 2015 were a huge success and now we’re ready to take registration for the 2016 Pyongyang Marathon being held on April 10, 2016. Read on to find out more.
Starting August 15, Pyongyang will be setting its clock back half an hour to “Pyongyang Standard Time.”
The Pyongyang Golf Course is a 18-hole course that spans 45 hectres (111 acres) and is located on Lake Taesong in Ryonggang County, North Korea. The Pyongyang Golf Course was completed in 1988. Although there is one other golf course in the Kumgang region, this is the only course that is currently operating and open to the public in the country. It’s said that Kim Jong Il shot a 38 under par on this course in his first round of golf. Here are 5 reasons why YOU should play here.
Want to know what you’ll see on the Pyongyang Marathon run? Read more for the highlights…
While Air Koryo will not operate Monday and Friday flights out of and to Beijing during the winter season, we have new domestic flights to Paekdu and Chilbo and exclusive Shanghai departures to spice up your summer in DPRK travel.
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We have just been informed that the Mangyongdae Prize Marathon Committee have decided to re-open the doors to foreign amateur runners for the 2015 Pyongyang Marathon held on April 12, 2015. The Pyongyang Marathon is back on for foreign amateur runners after the Ebola ban was lifted Monday, March 2.
Pyongyang is hosting 2015 International Trade Fairs this Spring and Autumn. Foreign and domestic companies are invited to expo products and sell direct to consumers. Tourists are also welcome to attend the trade fairs during their travel to North Korea.
In August 2014, Uri Tours received permissions for a film crew from Globo, Brazil’s largest broadcasting network, to shoot a sports documentary in North Korea. See more here.