Our local DPRK Partner will take you first to Central Square where you will see statues which pay tribute to Kim Il-sung and Kim Jong-il. Following this is a stop at Sinuiju Revolutionary Museum, a museum focused on regional revolutionary history. Then you will make a visit to the Sinamri Cooperative Farm and learn about local farming practices and observe lives of Koreans working in rural areas on a model farm.
To finish off the day is a short drive to Dongrim City where you will take a refreshing hike up the mountain to view the Dongrim Waterfalls. After checking into the newly built Deluxe Dongrim Hotel, (a fine example of a successful joint venture project with Chinese tourism partners) one can choose either to relax, take a swim, ride a boat in their lagoon, or enjoy a massage before dinner and a well-rehearsed performance in their banquet hall
The first stop of day two is the Sinuiju Cosmetics Factory which produces several products including the popular “BomHyangi” (Scent of Spring) line of cosmetic products. We will observe the production and assembly lines and view some of the finished products. Then it’s on to a local Park where we can spend some time with locals, participate in games and maybe see newlyweds having their wedding photos taken. Lunch comes next at a local Restaurant before heading to the Sinuiju Art Gallery, they have a popular shop selling paintings, ceramics and hand-made souvenirs.
We will take a walk around the newly created visa-free tourism development area along the riverfront which Chinese can now visit visa-free for the afternoon as part of a new initiative to encourage cross-border tourism. I this zone we can view the old Yalu River Bridge which was bombed heavily during the Korean War. Rounding out the itinerary is a visit to Sinuiju Kindergarten where you will see an amazing and cute performance by gifted Sinuiju children. A bus will be waiting to take you across the bridge to Dandong where you will board the overnight train to Beijing.
Direct flights to Beijing and other areas can be arranged upon request as well as private afternoon or day tours of Dandong and the surrounding areas.