May 29, 2024

North Korea preparing for imminent border reopening: Tour company

Koryo Tours says ‘reliable’ DPRK sources point to citizens re-entering country for first time in nearly four years

North Korea will open its borders to select citizens for the first time in nearly four years, according to a tour company that operates in the country. 

Koryo Tours wrote on its website Thursday that the border reopening, while still lacking an official date, is anticipated to occur "soon," according to multiple unnamed North Korean sources.

Become a member for less than $4 per week.

  • Unlimited access to all of NK News: reporting, investigations, analysis
  • The NK News Daily Update, an email newsletter to keep you in the loop
  • Searchable archive of all content, photo galleries, special columns
  • Contact NK News reporters with tips or requests for reporting
Get unlimited access to all NK News content, including original reporting, investigations, and analyses by our team of DPRK experts.
Subscribe now

All major cards accepted. No commitments – you can cancel any time.