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Young Pioneer Tours


Young Pioneer Tours
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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
Beijing, China
+86 29 8621 2359
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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

Thank Paul U
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

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

Thank Simon H
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank GuyCapRouge
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

2  Thank rachelg789188
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Jac P
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank LucyH81
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

1  Thank stephaniejaja
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

1  Thank Carol W
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

1  Thank Anna I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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28 May 2018|
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Response from Steven D | Reviewed this property |
Oops, excuse that answer haha
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6 February 2018|
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Response from DayTrip321279 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, as long as you only use your non-American passport it should be fine.
anna m
27 November 2017|
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Response from TroyKunming | Property representative |
Hi Anna, 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