Shining Star Tour (8d/7n) – February 2020

Shining Star Tour (8d/7n) – February 2020

1690€ per person

Masikryong Ski Resort ! Discover North Korea during Winter !
« Shining Star Day » : celebration of the birthday of Comrade Kim Jong Il

The Shining Star Day, is a very important day in DPRK. This is the celebration of Comrade Kim Jong Il birthday, who was born on 16th February 1942, and passed away on 17th December 2011.


Tuesday 11 february 2020

Flight JS 152 – Beijing – Pyongyang – Departure at 13h05 and arrival at 16h05.

You will be welcomed by our guides at Pyongyang Airport.

Arc de Triomphe

Transfer to Pyongyang, visit of the Arch of Triumph, then walk between the Kim Il Sung Square and the Grand Theatre.

Welcome dinner at famous Chongryu restaurant (HotPot)

Night at Haebangsan or Changgwangsan Hotel


Wednesday 12 february 2020

This morning we will go directly to the famous North Korean Ski Resort « Masikryong »

Ski during all the afternoon (Ski / Snowboard rental services and all equipment available at the resort)

Dinner and night at Masikryong Hotel *****


Thursday 13 february 2020

Station de ski

Full day on the slopes !

Possibility as well during the day to go to the top of Daehwa peak with cable car (15eur)

Dinner and night at Masikryong Hotel *****


Friday 14 february 2020

Morning : way back to Pyongyang
During the afternoon we will visit the Korean War Museum, The War Museum and we will finish the day with the US Spyship « Pueblo »

Dinner at Mangyongdae Restaurant

Night at Haebangsan or Changgwangsan Hotel


Saturday 15 february 2020

Full day of visit of Pyongyang !

Mansudae Fountain Park, Grand Monument at Mansudae Hill, The Taedong Gatem Ryongwang Pavillon, Pyongyang Bronze Bell, Kim Il Sung Square and the Foreign Language Bookshop.

Mémorial de Kumsusan


Lunch on Daedonggang boat on Taedong river

Juche Tower, the Monument dedicated to Worker’s Party Foundation, Metro of Pyongyang, and we finish the morning with the birthplace of President Kim Il Sung in Mangyongdae (Native House)

Night at Haebangsan or Changgwangsan Hotel



Sunday 16 february 2020

« Shining Star Day »

We will start the day with the Kumsusan Memorial Palace and then continue to the Revolutionary Martyr’s Cemetary

Place Kim Il Sung

Kimjongilia flower festival / Celebration Photo Exposition (if arranged). Celebration art concert (optional 20 eur). Celebration evening at Kim Il Sung Square and walking through Moran National Park.

(some other events maybe expected)

At the end of the day, we will continue our trip to Kaesong.

Dinner and stay at Kaesong Folkcustom hotel

Monday 17 february 2020

We will start this morning the visit of the city of Kaesong including Panmunjon, the DMZ and the Koryo History Museum.

Royal Lunch at Folkcustoms hotel.


During the afternoon : wonderful Ryongtong temple then we will go back to Pyongyang.
On the way back depending of the timing we will stop at Sariwon and walk through the Folk street or visit the Tomb of King Kongmin.

Back to Pyongyang and stop at the Arch of Reunification.

Farewell dinner(BBQ), stay at Haebangsan or Changgwangsan hotel


Tuesday 18 february 2020

Flight JS151 – Departure to Beijing at 8h50 – Arrival at 9h50



b>Payment :

  • 465€ /person to be paid to HelloPyongyang at the moment of booking. Remaining part of the tour can be paid in Beijing to our local team in cash.


Price terms :

Price based on shared two persons room. Cost for an individual room if requested : 245€ to add to total of the tour


Included in the price : Air Koryo flight Beijing – Pyongyang and the train from Pyongyang to Beijing, all hotels, and all meals (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner) including one drink – All transport in DPRK, guides, entrances fees, are included during the tour.


Expenses considered as « extras » are not included in the cost of the tour, and have to be paid on the spot in Euros, Yuan or USD) : souvenirs, lift to Juche Tower or to top of Arch of Triumph (5euros by person), entrance to Kaeson Youth Park (10 eur), Bowling games, extra drinks (for example 2 euros for an additionnal bottle of 500ml local beer). Some events : concerts / operas / access to circus (around 20 euros by person). Bouquet of flowers to pay tribute to North Korean Leaders at Mansudae Hill (around 5 euros).
(average prices)


Not included : International flight from your country to Beijing, Hotel in Beijing, Visa fees.




  • Destination
  • Departure
    11/02/20 : Beijing Airport (flight Air Koryo - JS 152 at 13h05)
  • Departure Time
    We recommend to be at airport 2 hours before departure
  • Return Time
    18/02/20 : Pyongyang Airport (flight Air Koryo - JS 151 at 8h50)
  • Dress Code
    Hot clothes, Good walking shoes - Appropriate dress required for Kumsusan Palace visit