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travelling to North Korea in October?!
Posted April 8th, 2012 - 12:56 pm by from Kandy, Sri Lanka (Permalink)
Hey CS friends,

I would like to receive your advices and recommondations regarding my trip to North Korea in October.
I will be studying in South Korea for 4 months and would love to see North Korea as well. Anyway, I will be leaving Germany in June and won't return until next year April. Which means, that I will have to get my visa sorted out in advance. From what I have read so far I will have to book a trip to apply for the visa. So one of my questions is, can I book and receive my visa that early and use it in Ocotber only? Is anyone familiar with the visa regulations from either Germany or South Korea?
Do you have any recommondations where I can book a nice tour with an international group and a nice combination of sights in North Korea? My budget is limited, so I have to watch out for cheap prices also!
So looking forward to receive your advices, thanks a lot in advance, cheers marina

Posted August 23rd, 2012 - 11:45 am by from Heerenveen, Netherlands (Permalink)
Hey how is your preparation going? I f yawner to book a trip you can do it with many companies, check the forum, I know only about koryo tours. but if you a interested in something cheap I am afraid north Korea is not. Anyway if it will work out I plan to be in north Korea in October also, so maybe. meet :)

Posted August 23rd, 2012 - 7:43 pm from Brussels, Belgium
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Posted August 25th, 2012 - 4:36 pm from Vienna, Austria
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Posted September 6th, 2012 - 8:05 am by from Moscow, Russia (Permalink)
sorry for stupid remark - can anyone, who's been to South visit North? i mean several years ago it was more than feasible, now it's more than cold war. Didn't face with this issue and lazy to monitor the situation, but advise you to find out more about how south korean trace in your passport may influence the visit

Posted September 6th, 2012 - 8:17 am from Heerenveen, Netherlands
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Posted September 6th, 2012 - 8:40 am by from Moscow, Russia (Permalink)
btw if that's сurrent 2 somebody - check opportunity of joining korean friends association in your country. from time 2 time they organize kind of delegation visits which are totally different from touristic cause u probably can hang around the city withought a guide and checkist escort. I only know about russia which is kinda friendly with pyongyong, but i met some swiss gues in Korea who also made that kind of trip