Featured Tour: October Political Tour

July 5th, 2011
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This year a new tour operator has emerged that seems to confound some of those expectations about a tour to the north. UK based operator Political Tours has teamed up with the well established Koryo Tours to create, (as its name would suggest), tours that are deliberately political. Surprisingly the DPRK’s tourism officials seem happy

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Chad O'Carroll

Chad O'Carroll founded NK News in 2010 and writes between London and Seoul.

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  • Sheejun

    How are they going to go to mansudae if it’s under wraps?

    • PoliticalTours

      The statue isn’t open but it can be seen from a few places, we will see about the accessibility nearer the time, It was covered by a tarp but then that was removed again.

  • Sheejun

    How are they going to go to mansudae if it’s under wraps?

    • PoliticalTours

      The statue isn’t open but it can be seen from a few places, we will see about the accessibility nearer the time, It was covered by a tarp but then that was removed again.

  • Spelunker

    I thought journalists were not welcome to join such tours, according to previous online posts by Koryo Tours at Lonely Planet Thorn Tree. 

  • Spelunker

    I thought journalists were not welcome to join such tours, according to previous online posts by Koryo Tours at Lonely Planet Thorn Tree.