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Young Pioneer Tours

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Young Pioneer Tours is an adventure travel company formed in 2008 and based in mainland China. Specialising in travel to North Korea, we are an adventure tour operator that provides "budget tours to destinations your mother would rather you stayed...more
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Beijing, China
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I had an amazing experience visiting the DPRK for New Year's, and I cannot speak highly enough of the experience itself or of our guide, Rowan. The tour was incredibly well organised, with each day packed with activities to make the most of our short...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank eyoung15
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was by far one of the most amazing trips I have ever been on and I highly recommend YPT to anyone who is looking to travel to the DPRK. The trip was packed with awesome sights, activities and of course, the amazing new years...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank vivvz
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had an awesome/ super interesting time in NK with YPT and our legendary guides Matt + DPRK guides recently on the January Budget Tour! Aside from seeing all the sights and experiences Pyongyang had to offer, we also got to see key places like the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank aprilheasley123
Reviewed 4 days ago

Having just completed the January Budget tour with Matt Kulesva, I can attest to the amazing opportunity that Young Pioneer Tours gives. The seeming seamless partnership between the KITC and YPT along with Matt’s high level of rapport with the locals really took the experience...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank andrewraymondblair
Reviewed 1 week ago

DPRK was my 58th country, and arguably the best group trip experience I have ever had. As an American with a foreign passport, I was extremely nervous about visiting DPRK, and had sleepless nights leading up to the trip wondering whether I had put myself...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank dgbrotman
Reviewed 1 week ago

I call this trip 'The Trip of Firsts'. This was the first time I went on holiday alone, the first time I was part of a tour group, and the first time I have celebrated NYE and can look back on it and say 'That...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Elliott G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great tour with even better guides. Matt had a plethora of knowledge about the sites and places we visited. Well organised and YPT has built up a trusting relationship with the Korean guides that allowed us to get a little bit more bang for...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank louiso0712
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had an amazing trip of lifetime to DPRK in November 2018 with YPT and with our guide Matt Kulesza. I cannot speak enough of how well the tour was organized. The relationships that Matt had built in North Korea went a long way in making...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank Vaidyanathan S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had the trip of a lifetime with YTP, going to NK for Christmas. The tour was packed with super interesting visits from morning to evening, and everyone seemed to really enjoy themselves. Perfectly organized, fair price, and top score to our guide Rowan (!), who...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Nicolai L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had a fantastic time on the above tour and cannot speak highly enough of YPT. The tour was fantastically organised and myself and fellow travellers were kept engaged and interested at all times, I will be recommending to friends and family back home, and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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May 28, 2018|
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Response from Steven D | Reviewed this property |
Oops, excuse that answer haha
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February 5, 2018|
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Response from lonehats | Reviewed this property |
Yes. But our guides had mentioned that it’s best to use the other non-American passport for traveling into and out of DPRK. Best to email YPT and check with them directly
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anna m
November 27, 2017|
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Hi Anna, Our terms and conditions are clear that you will receive a full refund if the visa is refused through no fault of your own. (If you've given incorrect information or not disclosed any published articles etc about... More
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