|calendar>>October 8. 2012 Juch 101|
New Tourist Itineraries Proposed in DPRK
| Pyongyang, October 8 (KCNA) -- The Democratic People's Republic of Korea has offered new tourist itineraries, drawing attention of foreign people.
Last May an airplane of the Koryo Air Company with European flight hounds aboard left Pyongyang Airport for tour of Mt. Paektu. Those tourists also went sightseeing in the east coastal area in the country by another plane taking off at Samjiyon Airport. This was the first demonstration tourism by air for foreigners in the country.
Tourists can satisfy their curiosity through tour and photographing of airplanes of various types possessed by the company and use of them.
The company has various kinds of civilian airplanes. Those planes have been used for a long time, but their technical and external state is still kept fine.
Those tourists are satisfied with such air tourist service for diversity in air transport means and convenience in their use.
According to organizers of the tourism by air, flight tourist groups visited Pyongyang in May, July and September and another group of aviation enthusiasts is to arrive here in October.
Such tourism is expected to become more popular next year.
Meanwhile, bicycle tourism was launched last year, winning popularity among foreign tourists.
This year, tourists spent pleasant days in Pyongyang and Mts. Paektu and Kuwol, touring these areas extending tens of kilometers by bicycle.
It is also planned to organize mini-golf tourism next year.
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