KFA Travel

KFA Delegation to North Korea -September 2018-

70th Anniversary of the foundation of the Republic



From 6th to 13th September 2018 (8 days / 7 nights)



The Korean Friendship Association (KFA) organizes a trip to the DPR of Korea (North Korea) from 6th September to 13th September 2018 on the special occasion of the 70th Anniversary of the foundation of the Republic. Available spaces for this visit are strictly limited and reserved according to subscription confirmation.

The KFA gives the chance to know about the country, its people, society and culture in a respectful environment and small group. With the possibility of discussion about projects, cultural exchange and business opportunities.

A great military parade is scheduled.

All passports are invited to apply except for: Republic of Korea (South Korea) due to special protocol in bilateral relations

Participants in the delegation will be accepted according to their order of arrival (pre-subscription) and after clearing all details and conditions.

This isn't a regular tourist trip, but a cultural one where visitors are expected to interact and behave accordingly. A visitor joining the KFA Delegation is not treated as a tourist but as a friend of the DPRK, having access to places, information, insights and state events not allowed for regular visitors.

The program was made to suit all ages and doesn't require special abilities or effort.



The KFA doesn’t take responsibility for any personal, material damage or other problem related to this trip, but just offers this service as a consultant organization between the DPRK authorities and the ‘participant’.

If the ‘participant’ wants any coverage or insurance, he’ll be fully responsible for its contract and implementation.

Filmmakers, journalists or any other media-related person cannot apply directly but must contact first: korea@korea-dpr.info



We meet in Beijing International Airport, Terminal 2 The delegation departs from Beijing to Pyongyang by Air Koryo, DPRK national airlines.

The delegation will stay 8 days/7 nights in the DPRK.

Visit the main monuments and museums of the capital (Bronze statues of the Great Leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il, Juche Tower, Metro System, Great People’s Study House, Mansude, Arch of Triumph, Mangyongde Children’s palace, Kumsusan Memorial Palace… etc.).

SOUTH TO traditional city of Kaesong and Panmunjon (38th parallel), Observation post of the Korean People’s Army, De-militarized Zone and Joint Security Area. Lunch in ancient Korean courtyard/restaurant.

The delegation will participate in special government events for the Anniversary and have visits to government buildings, Korean homes, kindergarten, school, hospital, bowling, local restaurant, cooperative farm, factories and other centres. In the free time, day or night, we will walk around the streets and parks to learn about the regular life of Korean people.

In some occasions we will have official meetings or visits that will require formal dressing.


Regular price:  2900 EURO

(Same price per person, either individual or double room based)

KFA cardholders (membership card older more than 1 year): 2600 EURO

For information about KFA member card here:



Price Includes:


- All transports inside DPRK

- Air Koryo flight Beijing-Pyongyang-Beijing

- 7 nights in 4**** Hotel.

- Breakfast, lunch, dinner, local beer and water during meals.

- Entrance to all museums, monuments and anniversary displays.

- Guides in English/Spanish/German/French/Russian depending on the final group composition.

- Participation in all activities.

Basically everything while in the DPRK apart of your personal souvenirs or extra drinks.

Inside the DPRK we'll have doctors and hospitals at your disposal 24 hours if you've any problem.

Other additional expenses you'll need to cover:

Approx. 80 euro for the DPRK Visa in the chosen DPRK Embassy

The remaining amount of the trip will be paid in Pyongyang on September 6th.

(Only accepted cash and EURO currency).

To be arranged and paid by the participant himself:

1- Flight from your country to Beijing

2- Chinese Visa (You must request a double entry Visa or, if eligible, apply for free transit visa).

3- Your accommodation in China and transportation to the Beijing airport



1. PRE-INSCRIPTION PROCESS. Send an e-mail to korea@korea-dpr.info with the following data and a picture/scan of your passport:

Phone number:
Birth date:
Full address:
Phone number:
Finshed academic studies (Institution and place):
Job (Company and position):

2. Wait for confirmation. A reference number will be assigned along with further instructions.

3. BEFORE 15TH JUNE 2018

Send the required booking fee as specified in our e-mail.

This amount will be discounted from the total price.

At this point your air ticket and hotel room will be reserved and the DPRK visa processed. We will send the electronic Air Koryo ticket to your e-mail and give you the instructions to pick up your DPRK visa in the nearest Embassy.

If you decide to cancel the trip, the booking fees won't be returned since they'll be used to cover all the cancellations and administrative expenses.

If for any reason your DPRK visa is denied or a major problem force us to cancel the trip, the booking fees will be returned

4. We'll send an acknowledgment of the receipt of your money.

Then, book by yourself the flight tickets from your country to Beijing and accommodation in the city.

Depending on your nationality and staying time in China, you may have to approach your nearest Chinese Embassy or Consulate and request a DOUBLE-ENTRY Visa for the dates that you’ll be travelling. Many passports DO NOT NEED CHINESE VISA and can apply for transit visa-free in Chinese airports (just show the air ticket and DPRK visa we provided you):

List of Qualified Countries for TRANSIT VISA FREE in China: Argentina, Austria, Australia, Belgium, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Republic of Montenegro, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates, Ukraine, United Kingdom.

Notes :

Any participant that won't follow the regulations of the DPRK will be treated accordingly to its national law.

Any participant that won’t follow the KFA advices and indications will be expelled from the delegation without possibility of refund.

Credit Cards (Visa, AMEX, Master Card) are widely accepted in China for shopping, but cannot be used in the DPRK.

Chinese ATM only dispenses YUAN RENMIMBI Currency. It’s not possible to withdraw EURO.

Articles not allowed in the DPRK:

Plants, animals, drugs, explosives, weapons, any kind of pornography, mass printed propaganda,

Articles allowed in the DPRK:

Mobile Phone,Tablet,Camera, Laptop (without long range radio communication devices) , books or magazine for personal use.

Other articles may be inspected by the immigration authorities.



People that didn't pre-inscribe aren't eligible to participate.

15TH JUNE 2018 also ends the FULL inscription process. People that haven't provided all the data/requirements or paid the booking fee won't be able to participate.

Enquiries to the e-mail :  korea@korea-dpr.info


Presentation, information and pre-inscription form can be found in the following Internet page:



Please visit our gallery for pictures of our previous delegations,

KFA Gallery


This document is valid until 15TH JUNE 2018


Korean Friendship Association (KFA)