Advice For Traveling to DPRK
north korea currency
If you would like to get some North Korean currency as souvenirs for your friends,You can get North Korean currency in Dandong(when you go through the customs of DPRK they will keep it if they found DPRK currency ) please visit our blog Where can you get North Korean currency.
North Korean visa
- If you would like North Korean visa on your passport please inform us in advance. You should hand in your passport to our office in Shenyang 1 day earlier before 12:00 mid day.We can paste North Korean visa on your passport.
- If you do not want North Korean visa on your passport. You can have North Korea visa on other paper. On your passport only get two stamps from Dandong,China Customs. 1 for going out of Dandong,China 1 for getting into Dandong,China.
ready your friends address
Explore North Korea Tour Group offer DPRK properganda post cards to the tourists who join in the tour. Tourists can get 6 North Korean propaganda post cards. During your trip to North Korea you can send the post cards from Yanggakdao Hotel post office(On the first floor) or Koryo Hotel to your friends address.
Weather in North Korae
Before traveling to North Korea we suggest you to visit this Website for some advance for the weather in North Korea. It will give you some idea what clothes you should wear and bring to North Korea.
gift to local people
You can bring some sweets with you during your trip to North Korea. Cause on the streets or countryside you might have chance to meet kids and parents. You can give the sweets to the kids as small gift might be realy good way to conmunicate with local people.
Option to bring some stationery for the students when you visit Students Palace.
Dessert & Spicy food
There is no dessert after every meal in North Korea. If you really would like a dessert after the meal. We suggest you bring some dessert with you during your trip in North Korea.
North Korean cuisine is spicy. If you can not eat spicy food please let us know in advance then we can manage not spicy food during your trip in North Korea.
what currency you can use in North Korea?
There is NO ATM in DPRK please ready cash with you while you traveling to DPRK.
You will spend your money on following things during the trip in North Korea.
- Extra drinks (Every meal has few bottles of North Korean bear included in tour fee )
- Art Concert/ Circus show cost :200RMB P/P (Option )
- Give flower to the statue cost : 20 RMB per bunch .(Option)