This Memorial Day, as we remember and honor all of the brave servicemen and women who have served our country, we pay special tribute to the Korean War Memorial. The Korean War, often called the “forgotten war,” started on June [...]
UPDATE APRIL 28, 2014
Eric Hill, adventurer, friend and fellow traveler, recently passed away. He lived life to the fullest and his friends in the DPRK will always remember him as a true adventurer, a bright light and the [...]
First, our thoughts and prayers go out to Kenneth Bae and his family. All of us watching this situation can only imagine what they must be facing at a time like this.
Situations such as Kenneth Bae’s detention and sentencing [...]
Air Koryo has announced that it will increase flights on their Beijing – Pyongyang route to 5 times a week during this year’s peak season from April 12 to October 30, 2013. This is great news for frequent travelers or [...]
Rodman tweets from North Korea, and so can you! Visitors can now access the Internet and make international calls from within the country! We have been traveling to North Korea regularly for well over a decade and we can confidently [...]
At this time we do not believe that the heightened rhetoric by the government of the DPRK will affect the safety of U.S. citizens traveling to the country as tourists. We continually consult with our legal and business advisors on [...]
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Many of our customers and partners have asked whether Uri Tours was involved in Dennis Rodman’s recently announced trip to the DPRK. We are happy to say that we did indeed play an important role. Vice [...]
POST UPDATE: Please see our new blog post on the nuts and bolts of 3G and local SIM card rentals in Pyongyang via Koryolink Internet and Phone Service in North Korea DPRK for Foreigners.
For the near two decades that [...]
Uri Tours was the first tour agency to exhibit North Korea tours at the New York Times Travel Show. We were surrounded by our East Asian neighbors including national tourism boards from South Korea, Japan, and Taiwan, regulars at travel [...]