Tours

Signature Series

Uri Signature Series is comprised of annual and semi-annual tours to North Korea that accommodate up to 18 guests. These DPRK tours are open to the public and are most appropriate for those who wish to travel in a fun and intimate group setting. Tours are guaranteed to run with a minimum of 2 people.

Who can book a North Korea tour with us?
  • Almost anyone who is physically fit for active travel, including Americans, except South Korean passport holders, journalists and photojournalists
  • Anyone above 18 years of age; those under 18 need parental permission
  • See other guidelines on our FAQs page

What does the tour include?
  • Our tours are deluxe accommodation tours. We choose the highest possible accommodations on all of our packages. In Pyongyang, our guests stay at the Koryo Hotel. Our longer tours include an overnight at the top luxury hotels in the country.
  • All listed tour prices include round-trip flights and DPRK visa fees.
  • We take credit card payment in USD (no additional transaction fees). Inquire about RMB payment.

EARLY BOOKING HIGHLY RECOMMENDED TO GUARANTEE SPOT Early booking is highly recommended to secure seating. Deadline is 2-4 weeks prior to the departure date unless filled earlier.
The DPRK Weekender - Beijing Departure

The DPRK Weekender - Beijing Departure

3 nights, 4 days in DPRK

Beijing → Pyongyang → Kaesong/DMZ → Beijing

  • August 13-16, 2016 (Liberation Day Tour)
  • August 27-30, 2016
  • September 17-20, 2016
  • October 1-4, 2016
  • October 8-11, 2016 (Foundation Day Tour)
  • November 12-15, 2016
  • December 10-13, 2016
  • Choose your own dates (any Sat-Tues)!
  • Single $1600
  • Double $1400

Kick off your shoes, take the weekend off and join us in Pyongyang for this short-but-sweet tour of one of most fascinating places in the world! In this 3-night weekend tour, be transported to another world as you explore Pyongyang, the capital city of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (aka “North Korea”). Visit all of the iconic DPRK monuments like the Tower of Juche Idea, a massive 150-meter concrete structure, take a ride on the Pyongyang metro, the deepest in the world, and see the newly renovated Fatherland Liberation War Museum alongside the USS Pueblo. On the second full day in the DPRK, take a road-trip to the DMZ, the border between the North and South Korea and learn a different perspective of history. Arrive safely back in Beijing in the morning, a perfect weekend getaway.

*NOW running every Saturday to Tuesday all year round at group rates. Click “Choose your own dates” at checkout and let us know which Saturday to Tuesday you want in the notes section.

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The DPRK Weekender - Shanghai Departure

The DPRK Weekender - Shanghai Departure

3 nights, 3 full days in DPRK

Shanghai → Pyongyang → Kaesong/DMZ → Shanghai

  • July 29-31, 2016
  • August 26-28, 2016
  • September 9-11, 2016 (National Day Weekend)
  • September 30 - October 2, 2016
  • October 7-9, 2016
  • Choose your own dates (any Fri - Sun)!
  • Single $1,600
  • Double $1,400

PLEASE NOTE: EARLY BOOKING STRONGLY RECOMMENDED AS THERE ARE VERY LIMITED SEATS ON FLIGHT

It’s time to take a long weekend and join us in Pyongyang for this classic 3-night Thursday to Sunday tour. Depart Shanghai on late Thursday evening on Air Koryo, an experience in itself, and head to the historic Koryo Hotel to check in. The following day, visit all of the iconic DPRK monuments like the Tower of Juche Idea, a massive 150-meter concrete structure, take a ride on the Pyongyang metro, the deepest in the world, and see the newly renovated Fatherland Liberation War Museum alongside the USS Pueblo. On our last day in the DPRK, we’ll visit the DMZ and see the living division between North and South Korea. Return to Shanghai on Sunday evening, just in time to make it to work on Monday!

*NOW running every Friday to Sunday from April to the end of October at group rates. Click “Choose your own dates” at checkout and let us know which Friday to Sunday you want in the notes section.

Early booking highly recommended as seats on flight are limited and not guaranteed.

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The 5-Day Standard

The 5-Day Standard

5 nights, 6 days in DPRK

Beijing → Pyongyang → Kaesong → DMZ → Mt. Myohyang → Beijing

  • July 23-28, 2016 (Victory Day Tour)
  • August 13-18, 2016 (Liberation Day Tour)
  • October 1-6, 2016
  • October 8-13, 2016 (Foundation Day Tour)
  • November 12-17, 2016
  • December 10-15, 2016
  • Choose your own date
  • Single $1900
  • Double $1650

In this anytime-of-year classic tour, see all of the major must-see spots of North Korea. See all of the Pyongyang highlights: Mansudae Grand Monument, Tower of Juche Idea and more. Experience aspects of North Korean culture through a visit to a schoolchildren’s palace, a ride on the Pyongyang metro, a visit to the newly re-opened Victorious Fatherland Liberation War Museum and USS Pueblo, and a cooperative farm. Take a day trip to Mount Myohyang and hike the fragrant mountains, enjoying a picnic lunch in between. See the DMZ along the 38th parallel dividing North and South Korea and visit the recently re-opened Kumsusan Palace of the Sun, where the late leaders lie in state.

*NOW running every Saturday to Thursday all year round at group rates. Click “Choose your own dates” at checkout and let us know which Saturday to Thursday you want in the notes section.

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The 7-Night Classic - Shanghai Departure

The 7-Night Classic - Shanghai Departure

7 Nights, 7 Days in DPRK

Shanghai → Pyongyang → Kaesong/DMZ → Mt. Myohyang → Masikryong → Wonsan → Shanghai

  • July 22 - 28, 2016 (Victory Day Week)
  • August 12-18, 2016 (Liberation Day Week)
  • August 26 - September 1, 2016
  • September 9-15, 2016 (National Day Week)
  • September 16-22, 2016
  • September 30 - October 6, 2016
  • October 7-13, 2016 (Party Foundation Week)
  • Choose your own dates (any Fri-Thu)!
  • Single $2450
  • Double $2050

In this comprehensive 7 night classic tour, you’ll see everything from the grand monuments of Pyongyang to the rugged mountains of the North and pristine beaches of the east. All the while traveling through the remote countryside and taking in the raw beauty of Korea. We start this tour with a look at the ancient history of Korea to present day division in one fascinating trip through the city of Kaesong. In Pyongyang, ride the Pyongyang metro, see the USS Pueblo and the Tower of Juche Idea. Visit the International Friendship Exhibition, a national treasure house that is the biggest and grandest of its kind in the entire world, in the Myohyang Mountains as well as see the ancient Pohyon Temple built when Korea’s national religion was Buddhism. End the trip with a journey all the way east to the city of Wonsan for a dose of local life and fresh seafood on the pier. This will be one life-changing week.

*NOW running every Friday - Thursday from April to the end of October at group rates. Click “Choose your own dates” at checkout and let us know which Friday - Thursday you want in the notes section.

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The 7-Night Classic - Beijing Departure

The 7-Night Classic - Beijing Departure

7 Nights, 8 Days in DPRK

Beijing → Pyongyang → Kaesong/DMZ → Mt. Myohyang → Masikryong → Wonsan → Beijing

  • July 23-30, 2016 (Victory Day Week)
  • August 13-20, 2016 (Liberation Day Week)
  • September 3-10, 2016 (National Day Week)
  • October 1-8, 2016
  • October 8-15, 2016 (Foundation Day Week)
  • Choose your own dates (any Sat-Sat)!
  • Single $2450
  • Double $2050

In this comprehensive 7 night classic tour, you’ll see everything from the grand monuments of Pyongyang to the rugged mountains and pristine beaches of the east coast. All the while traveling through the remote countryside and taking in the raw beauty of Korea. We start this tour with a look at the ancient history of Korea to present day division in one fascinating trip through the city of Kaesong. In Pyongyang, visit the famous mausoleum of the late leaders at the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun. Ride the Pyongyang metro, see the USS Pueblo and now, sip coffee on the full service ferry, Mujigae, on the Taedong River as you pass the Juche Tower. End the trip with a journey all the way east to the city of Wonsan for a dose of local life and fresh seafood on the pier. This will be one life-changing week.

*NOW running every Saturday to Saturday all year round at group rates. Click “Choose your own dates” at checkout and let us know which Saturday to Saturday you want in the notes section.

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