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Koryo Tours

Pyongyang, North Korea
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Pyongyang Marathon & Tour 2018

Great : tour, organization, experience and a to say the less a memorable marathon (and not only for... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sébastien B
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Versailles, France
Amazing company and Adrian was GREAT!

After looking around, all paths lead me to koryo tours for my DPRK trip. I am so glad I used them... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2018
OwenIRL
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Kilkenny, Ireland
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Since its inception in 1993, Koryo Tours has operated hundreds of tours and taken thousands of people to North Korea. Our mission is to facilitate responsible tourism to the world’s most isolated and least understood countries while encouraging people-to-people engagement through travel, culture, sport and humanitarian projects.
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“budget tour” (5 reviews)
“tour leader” (6 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Pyongyang, North Korea
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great : tour, organization, experience and a to say the less a memorable marathon (and not only for the 50k Koreans in Pyongyang Stadium !). The local guides were pretty efficient and nice.

Thank Sébastien B
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Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

After looking around, all paths lead me to koryo tours for my DPRK trip. I am so glad I used them. From instant email replies to helpful and thorough briefings before the trip, everything was top notch. I highly recommend them and especially Adrian, who...More

Thank OwenIRL
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Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

I admit I was nervous about heading to North Korea, I think that’s normal all things considered but Koryo tours really put me at ease. The tour was well organised with a full itinerary that although it was jam packed was still fluid in that...More

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Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

Travelled with Koryo on the Dushanbe half marathon tour. Rich, the tour leader was very knowledgeable and is interesting to be around. Koryo is quick to respond to queries and the organization of the tour was fantastic, great itemerary. Can not speak of Koryo highly...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

I’m really not a fan of guided tours but this is my second tour by Koryo and I have nothing but good things to say about both of my tours; the first to North Korea and the second to Tajikistan. The tour leaders are experts...More

Thank Mark S
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Reviewed 27 April 2018

I have wanted to come to the DPRK for such a long time and the journey still exceeded my expectations. Mostly because of the greet guiding of our three Korean guides Mr. Kang, Mrs. Pak, Mr Om and Koryo Tour’s professionalism embodied by Marcus. The...More

Thank SelinV89
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Reviewed 25 April 2018

Me and my 2 colleagues joined the Pyongyang marathon 2018. We had a 2.5 nights tour. From the moment we met the Koryo's guide in Shanghai, throughout our whole North-Korea experience, until arriving back in Shanghai - we were taken very well care of. The...More

Thank Norwegianman100
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Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

Just a remarkable experience I would thoroughly recommend to anyone. Koryo tours (and our tour leader Rich) were just superb. The marathon day experience was unique, like nothing I've ever experienced in years of traveling the world. And it's for all. Don't let the idea...More

2  Thank allenja
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Reviewed 25 April 2018

The 5 nights Marathon tour to DPRK was absolutely amazing. Very professional guides and a super interesting tour. I can recommend this to everyone who wants to visit DPRK.

Thank Simen B
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Reviewed 25 April 2018

This was my second time in DPRK and I have to it was fantastic. Once in a lifetime experience. Koryo tours was amazing, the North Korean guide was amazing and the marathon itself was amazing. Can't recommend enough.

Thank Albert S
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oxtoby2003
23 September 2017|
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Response from Jenny L | Reviewed this property |
There was no children on our tour, in fact dont recall any children in the hotel at breakfast time at all. u wld need to chk with the travel company. tks
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oxtoby2003
23 September 2017|
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Response from Marco F | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. In the tour I attended there were no kids
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