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PYONGYANG : “ Mangyongdae Prize” International Marathon 2016

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This information was just given to me from North Korean representative. I know it's real late but this is out of my control. Anyone interested to form a Singapore group? Minimum Pax is 15 to travel

Applicants MUST submit your booking by end July 2015 as requirement by DPRK due expected April 8-15 2016 all hotel expected to be full. Email arampan@gmail.com to book

April 8th to 16th 2016


Adult Twin: $2599/-

Adult Single: $2999/-

All Taxes and Fuel Surcharge : $470/-

*All taxes above are subject to change

Service fee : $48/-

(For local guide & Driver excluding Singapore Tour Leader)

North Korea Visa Fee of Charge


  1. Minimum group size: 15 adult paying passenger. Trip will be cancelled if there is not enough applicants
  2. Room Type: Twin sharing basis.
  3. Meals: Full board as per itineraries. Excludes Ginseng Chicken meals at Kaesong city.
  4. Rate are subject to change with 30 days notice in advance due to Euro currency fluctuation.
  5. Price exclude the following optional charges :-

· Marathon Participation Fee :

· RUN THE FULL MARATHON (registration fee of $100 USD)

· RUN A HALF MARATHON (registration fee of $70 USD)

· RUN A 10K (registration fee of $50 USD)

· For Non- Marathon Participants ( Ticket Fee USD 30 to enter Kim Il Sung Stadium for opening/closing ceremony inclusive of a football match event)

· Optional tour for Circus or Symphony performance (if time permits)

Itinerary : Pyongyang-Kaesong-MtKumgang-Mt Myohyang :

. April15 2016 ( Birthday of President Kim Il Sung ) celebrations

. “ Mangyongdae Prize” International Marathon.

Assemble Date : April 08 2016

Day1 (April 08. Fri): Singapore

Assemble in the evening at Changi International Airport for your flight to Pyongyang via Beijing.

Note: Passengers will depart in the early morning of Day 2.


SIN-PEK CA970 0015/0610

PEK-FNJ JS152 1305/1605

Transfer flight in Beijing in the early morning. In the afternoon, proceed to the airport for your flight to Pyongyang. Upon arrival in Pyongyang, meet arrival with our friendly tour guides.

Proceed to visit the Arch of Triumph, Kim Il Sung Stadium , Kim IlSung Square .

After that Check-in Yanggakdo International Hotel, dinner and overnight .

Day3 (April 10. Sun) : PYONGYANG : “ Mangyongdae Prize” International Marathon 2016 (B/L/D)

After breakfast , proceed to MarathonOpening Ceremony in the early morning.

Opening ceremony : 7.30 h

Marathonstart: 08.00h


Full Marathon ( 4 rounds of the track ):42.195km; finish time of 5 hours

Half Marathon ( 2 rounds of the track ):21.0975km; finish time of 2.30 hours

Mini Marathon ( 1 round of track ) :10K: finish time of 2 hours.

Awards Ceremonies: Professional Athletes at 11.00 h

Amateur ( Half and Mini ) at11.30 h

Amateur (Full ) at 13.00 h

Medals awards : Winner and First and Second runner-ups for four grades ofMarathon.

Participant Certificate and Record Book: to all participants.

Till the runners returning to the stadium in their lastlap of the race, football match willbe there in

Kim Il Sung Stadium forspectators-locals and foreign tourists.

Afternoon proceed to City tour which include: Mangyongdae ( Birthplace of President Kim Il Sung ) , PyongyangMetro, Tower of Juche Idea. Monument to Founding of Party.

Dinner at Chongryu Restaurant and overnight at Yanggakdo International Hotel.

Day 4(April 11. Mon): Pyongyang-Kaesong - Panmunjom (B/L/D)

Today, a leisure drive to Kaesong City.Which is only 8 km to the military demarcation line-Panmunjom.

Some of the interesting sights in Panmunjom include the Signing Hall of Armistice Agreement and the ConferenceHall of the Military Armistice Commission.

After Lunch ( traditional Kaesong cuisine) Visit to Koryo History Museum, Koryo Stamp Shop and Souvenir Shop ( Ginseng ), Kwandok Pavilion, Bird’s eye view of traditional village . Tomb ofKing Kongmin of the Koryo Dynasty before heading back to Pyongyang. Upon arrival Pyongyang, visit Monument to Three Charters for NationalReunification.

Dinner at Duck BBQ Restaurant and overnight at Yanggakdo International Hotel.

Day 5:(April 12.Tue) : Pyongyang – Wonsan–Mt.Kumgang (B/L/D)

After breakfast, visit the Mausoleum of the King Tong Myong, the founder of Koguryo Dynasty in BC277. Continue long journey to city of Wonsan City by bus. Lunch at Wonsan, after lunch visit Songdowon InternationalChildren Union Camp. After which visit Chonsam Cooporative Farm and experience their living lifestyle. Continue to Mt.Kumgang. Dinner at hotel.

Day 6(April 13. Wed): Mt Kumgang –Masikryong Resort (B/L/D)

This morning, proceed to the Kuryong Waterfall of remarkable mountain,nicknamed 12,000 peaks, Mt. Kumgang. Mt Kumgang’s scenic zone changes with the four seasons. In spring, the mountain is surrounded by hundreds of blooming flowers, each spreading its unique scent. With this accompaniment, the mountain shines and shimmers with life. Therefore,acquiring the name Mt Kumgang (Diamond Mountains).In summer, clouds float past the steep hill; greenery spreads through the land and bird chirps up high, as though one is living in Fairyland.Thus,it is named as Mt Pongnae in this season. In autumn, maple leaves dressthe mountain into a rosy Mt Pungak. In winter, branches bare the sharpness and the snow glows on the peak, forming a beautiful painting known as Mt Kaefol. As we make our way up on foot, enjoy this stunningly beautiful mountain with it’s forests, river & spectacular waterfalls. After lunch, visit Lagoon Samil. Drive to just opened Masikryong Ski Resort via Wonsan. Overnight at Masikryong Hotel.

Day 7( April 14. Thu) Masikryong SkiResort-Pyongyang (B/L/D)

Depart Masikryong Resort for Pyongyang.After lunch, visit the VictoriousFatherland Liberation War Museum and the Monuments to the Victory.After which visit to US Spy Ship “Pueblo”.


Dinner at Mangyongdae Restaurant and overnight at Yanggakdo International Hotel.

Day 8(April 15 Fri) : Pyongyang – Mt Myohyang.

Proceed to Mt Myohyang by coach. Visit Mansudae Fountain Park , Mansudae Grand Monument, Chollima Statue.

It renders you the opportunity to experience the waves of the local people paying their tributes to the great leaders in DPR Korea.

Mt. Myohyang is one of the five famous mountains in Korea. See the beautiful valleys, steep and magnificent ridges. Next, proceed to visit the unique International Friendship Exhibition. On display are tens of thousands of valuable gifts presented to Great Leader Kim Jong II. Ther

Drive outside of Pyongyang to Mt. Myohyang(160km / 2 hour drive), Mt. Myohyang is one of the five famous mountains inKorea. See the beautiful valleys, steep and magnificent ridges. Next, proceed to visit the unique International Friendship Exhibition , a massive treasure house that contains gifts given to the great leaders in over 150 rooms. Thereafter, proceed to visit the Buddhist Pohyon Temple, founded under the Koryo Dynasty. After which Return to Pyongyang. Take part in the Kimilsungia Flower Festival held annually during this holiday.

KimIl Sung Birthday Celebrations April 15:

We’ll leave the rest of this afternoon optional to take part in other festivities such as a mass dance in the Kim Il Sung Square, circus or symphony event). Dinner will beat a Golden Cup Restaurant.

Walking through Changjon Street. If we’re lucky, we might just catch alate-night fireworks show in the Kim Il Sung Square!

Day 9(April 16 Sat ) : Pyongyang – Beijing –Singapore.

FNJ/PEK JS151 0850/0950

PEK/SIN CA969 1535/2140

After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your return flight toSingapore via Beijing. Arrive Singapore with fond memories of wonderful tour toNorth Korea.

Note: Itinerary & order of sightseeing tours may be reshuffled.

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This is the 9-day package. There are other shorter packages (2-day, 3-day or 5-day) at lower prices but flights are from/ to Beijing or Shanghai.

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