KFA Delegation to North Korea for USA passports
-April 2013-
Anniversary of the Great Leader KIM IL SUNG
 
 
Dates:  
From 11th to 18th April 2013 (8 days / 7 nights)
               
http://www.korea-dpr.com/travel.htm
 
 
The Korean Friendship Association (KFA) organizes a trip to the DPR of Korea (North Korea) from 11th April to 18th April 2013 on the special occasion of the Anniversary of the Great Leader KIM IL SUNG.
 
The KFA gives the chance to know about the country, its people, society and culture in a small group.
 
This is the form for USA passports only. For other passports, please find the appropriate form in   http://www.korea-dpr.com/travel.htm
 
Our visits and departures are always granted, regardless of the number of people subscribed.
 
Participants in the delegation will be accepted according to their order of arrival (pre-subscription) and after clearing all details and conditions.
 
The program was made to suit all ages and doesn't require special abilities or effort.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DISCLAIMER NOTE
 
The KFA doesn’t take responsibility for any personal, material damage or other problem related to this trip, but just offers this service as a consultant organization between the DPRK authorities and the ‘participant’.
 
If the ‘participant’ wants any coverage or insurance, he’ll be fully responsible for its contract and implementation.
 
Filmmakers, journalists or any other media-related person aren’t allowed to participate.
 
ITINERARY
 
10 APRIL 2013 (WEDNESDAY)
 
At 08.00am, Meeting at designated hotel in Beijing for administrative procedures (preparation of North Korean Visas, Air Koryo flights and organization).
 
Free day in Beijing
At 20.00pm, Visas and flight tickets will be delivered to each one, and we will then give you advice and the guidelines for the trip.
 
Night: 3*** Hotel in city centre of Beijing
 
11 APRIL 2013 (THURSDAY)
 
A bus will bring us from our hotel to Beijing airport.
The delegation departs from Beijing to Pyongyang by Air Koryo, DPRK national airlines.
 
The delegation will stay 8 days/7 nights in the DPRK.
 
Visit the main monuments and museums of the capital (Bronze statues of the Great Leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il, Juche Tower, Metro System, Great People’s Study House, Mansude, Arch of Triumph, Mangyongde Children’s palace… etc.) , including recent openings like the Pyongyang Folk Park and the Korean People’s Army weapons and equipment hall.
 
NORTH TO Hyangsan, Mt. Miohyang, International Friendship Exhibition and Pohyon Buddhist temple, picninc lunch in the nature.
 
SOUTH TO traditional city of Kaesong and Panmunjon (38th parallel), Observation post of the Korean People’s Army, De-militarized Zone and Joint Security Area. Lunch in ancient Korean style.
 
We recommend to bring a formal dressing for special visits like the Kumsusan Sun’s Palace (Mausoleum).
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PRICES:
 
Regular price:  2380 EURO
(Same price per person, either individual or double room based)
 
KFA cardholders (membership card older more than 1 year): 2280 EURO
 
For information about KFA member card here:
http://www.korea-dpr.com/membership.html
 
Price Includes:
 
 
IN CHINA
 
- 1 Night and breakfast in 3*** Hotel
Beijing city centre, next to Tiananmen and central shopping area.
 
- Bus from hotel to airport
 
IN DPR OF KOREA
 
- All transports inside DPRK
 
- 7 nights in 4**** Hotel
 
- Breakfast, lunch, dinner and water during meals.
 
- Entrance to all museums, monuments and displays.
 
- Guides in English language.
 
- Participation in all activities.
 
- Compulsory tips for guides and driver
 
Basically everything while in the DPRK apart of your personal souvenirs or extra drinks.
 
Inside the DPRK we'll have doctors and hospitals at your disposal 24 hours if you've any problem.
 
Other additional expenses you'll need to cover:
 
480 EURO
for the flight Beijing-Pyongyang-Beijing, the DPRK VISA and Airport Taxes.
 
The total amount of the trip will be paid in Beijing on 10 APRIL.
(Only accepted cash and EURO currency).
 
To be arranged and paid by the participant himself:
 
1- Flight from your country to Beijing
2- Chinese Visa (You must request a double entry Visa).
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
STEP-BY-STEP PROCESS (HOW TO APPLY?)
 
 
1.
 
 
PRE-INSCRIPTION PROCESS.
 
Send an e-mail to  korea@korea-dpr.com  with the following data:
 
KFA APRIL 2013 FOR USA PASSPORTS
Name:
Surname:
E-mail:
Phone number:
Birth date:
Passport number:
Passport nationality:
 
The pre-inscription doesn't require any fee and can be cancelled any moment informing the other side of the reasons.
 
2.
 
Wait for confirmation. A reference number will be assigned.
 
3.
 
BEFORE 2nd MARCH 2013
 
Access our webpage:   
http://dprk.xopie.com/en/product/booking_fee_for_kfa_delegation
 
Add to basket and proceed to checkout (main credit cards accepted).
 
Optionally: Send the 450 euro booking fee by paypal to:  korea@korea-dpr.com  
 
At this point your air ticket and hotel room will be reserved and the DPRK visa processed.
 
If you decide to cancel the trip, the 450 euro won't be returned since they'll be used to cover all the cancellations and administrative expenses.
 
If for any reason your DPRK visa is denied or a major problem force us to cancel the trip, the 450 euro will be returned by using PAYPAL system
http://www.paypal.com
 
4.
 
We'll send an acknowledgment of the receipt of your money.
 
Then, book by yourself the flight tickets from your country to Beijing.
 
Also approach your nearest Chinese Embassy or Consulate and request a DOUBLE-ENTRY Visa for the dates that you’ll be travelling.
 
5.
 
You'll receive details and timing of our hotel and meeting place in Beijing, where we'll all gather. An introduction to basic Korean culture and hints/tips will be explained before departure.
 
 
 
 
NOTES:
 
Any participant that won't follow the regulations of the DPRK will be treated accordingly to its national law. 
 
Any participant that won’t follow the KFA advices and indications will be expelled from the delegation without possibility of refund.
 
Credit Cards (Visa, AMEX, Master Card) are widely accepted in China for shopping, but cannot be used in the DPRK.
 
Chinese ATM only dispenses YUAN RENMIMBI Currency. It’s not possible to withdraw EURO.
 
You should bring along two colour passport-sized pictures for the DPRK Visa.
 
 
Articles not allowed in the DPRK:
 
Video-Camera, Plants, animals, drugs, explosives, weapons, any kind of pornography, mass printed propaganda, radio, wireless or satellite communicator (GPS), mobile phone (can be left at airport locker and retrieved before departure).
 
Articles allowed in the DPRK:
 
Photo-camera (analog or digital), laptop (without wireless/radio communication devices), PDA, CD Player, MP3, books or magazine for personal use.
 
Other articles may be inspected by the immigration authorities.
 
 
FAST REMINDER OF DEADLINES:
 
 
PRE-INSCRIPTION ENDS ON 2nd MARCH 2013.
People that didn't pre-inscribe aren't eligible to participate.
 
2nd MARCH 2013 also ends the FULL inscription process. People that haven't provided all the data/requirements or the 450 euro inscription fee won't be able to participate.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Presentation, information and pre-inscription form can be found in the following Internet page:
 
http://www.korea-dpr.com/travel.htm
 
Gallery of previous visits available in:
 
http://www.korea-dpr.com/gallery.html
 
Enquiries to the e-mail:  korea@korea-dpr.com
Telephone1: +34 697973473

Telephone2: +66 896435353

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
This document is valid until 2nd MARCH 2013
 
Korean Friendship Association (KFA)
Yonggwang 8-22
Central District
Pyongyang, DPR of Korea
 
http://www.korea-dpr.com