Rason & The North East Extensions

Kimjongilia Hothouse

Kimjongilia Hothouse

3 night tour (1 in Yanji, 2 in Rason – this is a suggested itinerary only and can start on a different day)

Day 1: Monday
AM: N/A PM: Arrive in Yanji (Koryo Tours can help arrange plane tickets if required), check into North Korean-run Ryugyong Hotel in the city centre, free time in the evening OVERNIGHT: Ryugyong Hotel, Yanji

Day 2: Tuesday
AM: Drive from Yanji to Wonjong Bridge border with DPRK Rason area, cross into Rason and meet local tour guide PM: Drive to Rajin city, local kindergarten, Rajin city port, Kimjongilia Hothouse OVERNIGHT: Namsan Hotel, Rason

Day 3: Wednesday
AM: Pipha Island Area, Emperor Hotel, Rason Taehung Trading Corporation PM: Rajin city market, Golden Triangle bank, Rason  Revolutionary History Museum, walking tour of Rajin city centre, Rajin Art Gallery OVERNIGHT: Chu Jin Hotel, Rason

Day 4: Thursday
AM: Sonbong City, walking tour of port area and revolutionary sites significant to the Kim family and liberation from Japan PM: Cross border back into China, return to Yanji late afternoon, end of tour

4 night tour (1 in Yanji, 3 in Rason – this is a suggested itinerary only and can start on a different day)

Day 1: Monday
AM: N/A PM: Arrive in Yanji (Koryo Tours can help arrange plane tickets if required), check into North Korean-run Ryugyong Hotel in the city centre, free time in the evening OVERNIGHT: Ryugyong Hotel, Yanji

Day 2: Tuesday
AM: Drive from Yanji to border with DPRK Rason area, stopping at viewing points (across river into DPRK) in Tumen city and Hunchun city in China, lunch in Hunchun city PM: Cross Wonjong Bridge into Rason, Drive to Rajin city, local kindergarten, Kimjongilia Hothouse OVERNIGHT: Namsan Hotel, Rason

Day 3: Wednesday
AM: Pipha Island Area, Emperor Hotel, Rason Taehung Trading Corporation PM: Rajin city market, Golden Triangle bank, Rason Revolutionary History Museum, walking tour of Rajin city centre OVERNIGHT: Namsan Hotel, Rason

Day 4: Thursday
AM: Rajin city port, Foreigners clinic (practices western and Korean medicine, also offers massages for around 5 Euros), local revolutionary site located in small village, fisherman’s house and farmers’ house, Rajin Art Gallery PM: Afternoon relaxing at the beach, swimming, beach barbeque, etc OVERNIGHT: Chu Jin Hotel, Rason

Day 5: Friday
AM: Sonbong City, walking tour of port area and revolutionary sites significant to the Kim family and liberation from Japan PM: Cross border back into China, return to Yanji late afternoon, end of tour

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