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Young Pioneer Tours is an adventure travel company formed in 2008 and based in mainland China. Specialising in travel to North Korea, we are an adventure tour operator that provides "budget tours to destinations your mother would rather you stayed...more
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YPT and The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
First off, I’ve never done a group tour, I’ve never felt the need to throw myself into a group of people I don’t know to go on holiday. The DPRK more or less made this a requirement,...More
Absolutely unforgettable trip thanks to YPT and our Korean guides. Nic from YPT is a great guy, full of knowledge and enthusiasm about the country and not half bad at Korean either. He chatted with us sharing his stories, answering our hundreds of questions on...More
I was one of the most happiest person to be part of this recent tour (Sept. 5 to 10). That was my first experience with YPT and North Korea and it went far above my high expectations. This was highly rewarding humanly speaking. Everything was...More
My two friends and I went on this tour, understandably we were quite nervous as it is North Korea and everyone has heard the stories and read the news. After a few minutes of meeting our tour guide, Rowan, our minds were at ease. He...More
North Korea has always been a country I have been fascinated with and have always wanted to visit. YPT came highly recommended to my friends as the tour company to visit with. After filling in a few forms, the company took it from there. They...More
This was truly the best group tour I have ever been on. I usually avoid tours and prefer independent travel which isn't possible in DPRK, however I didn't feel like we were missing out non anything by being in the tour. Our group was split...More
3rd time returning YPT traveller and had a great time as always! Joel knows everything about everything and showed my dad and I a huge mix of USSR era sites and other points of interest! Great trip and very customisable as we did a private...More
Going to North Korea has always been on my bucket list. However after years of listening to stories from the news and other media outlets, I felt quite apprehensive about going. I booked the Ultra budget tour with two friends and we nervously awaited our...More
I must admit that DPRK was not on my list of countries to visit. However, I ended up booking the Chinese National Day Ultra Budget Tour and it did not disappoint. It was an amazing way of getting to know Pyongyang. Moreover, we got to...More
Just got back from a 4 day tour to North Korea. First of all dealing with YPT online was surprisingly effective and smooth, first through the chat on their website and from there on by email. They always responded promptly, even at the most odd...More
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Our terms and conditions are clear that you will receive a full refund if the visa is refused through no fault of your own. (If you've given incorrect information or not disclosed any published articles etc about... More
Our terms and conditions are clear that you will receive a full refund if the visa is refused through no fault of your own. (If you've given incorrect information or not disclosed any published articles etc about North Korea you've produced, you will not receive a refund- as noted in our Terms of Travel agreement we sent to you).
We will return your money if the border is closed or the tour cancelled for any reason, this is also noted in our terms and conditions.
If a contract would make you more comfortable before making the transfer, please send us one to your liking and we'll sign it providing it doesn't contradict our provided T & C or travel agreement.
Generally our invoices/receipts perform that role, but we are happy to do that for your peace of mind.