Average cost of trip to North Korea

Accommodation, food, transport and entertainment costs in North Korea

Updated April 23, 2020

How much money are you going to need for your trip to North Korea? You should plan to spend around ₩103,373.35 ($114.86) per day on your trip to North Korea for one person and ₩134,747.15 ($149.72) for two when traveling. This budget includes accommodation costs for 2 adults in a good 4-star hotel (₩71,999.55 $80.00), lunch in a local restaurant, street food and drinks for a day (₩26,747.83 $29.72) and some entertainment (₩35,999.77 $40.00) for two. Find more about North Korea travel budget in 2020 below.

How much will a one-week trip to North Korea cost? The average one-week vacaction cost to North Korea is around ₩908,805.27 ($1,009.79) for one person and around ₩1,212,810.75 ($1,347.58) for a couple including flights. January is the cheapest month to go to North Korea.

Budget

One Week for Two ₩775,083.84 ≈ $861.21
Two Weeks for Two ₩1,326,406.60 ≈ $1,473.79

Comfort

One Week for Two ₩1,212,810.75 ≈ $1,347.58
Two Weeks for Two ₩2,040,625.54 ≈ $2,267.38

High-end

One Week for Two ₩1,788,655.02 ≈ $1,987.41
Two Weeks for Two ₩3,060,938.30 ≈ $3,401.06
North Korea Travel Budget

North Korea

Currency ₩ ((North Korean Won)
Exchange Rate 100₩ $
Exchange rates provided by Open Exchange Rates. Last updated 23 Feb 2021, 00:30 UTC.

💰 Is it expensive to visit North Korea?

A lot of people want to visit North Korea and wonder what the budget would be like. Like with any vacation, the cost depends on where you’re flying from, what kind of accommodations you’re looking for and what you want to see or how you want to spend time. We're colleting all these travel costs from other travellers just like you, so you can make a better estimate of the budget for a trip that matches your own preferences.

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🍲 Average prices for food and eating out in North Korea

How much does food in North Korea cost? The average cost of food and drinks in North Korea is ₩0.00 ($0.00) per day for one person. An average street food meal in North Korea would cost you around ₩4,499.97 ($5.00). A sit-in dinner for two people would cost around ₩10,115.94 ($11.24). Lunch in a mid-range cafe or restaurant would cost you something between the two.

How much do drinks cost? A soft drink is around ₩1,025.99 ($1.14) when you buy it in a supermarket. A beer would cost you around ₩1,799.99 ($2.00) when you buy it in a bar.

Average prices for meals and drinks in North Korea
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Supermarket Drinks
🥤 Soft Drink ₩1,025.99 ≈$1.14
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Bar Drinks
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🍺 Beer ₩1,799.99 ≈$2.00
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Meals
🍽 Dinner for Two ₩10,115.94 ≈$11.24
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🌯 Street Food ₩4,499.97 ≈$5.00
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April 23, 2020 🥤 Soft Drink ₩899.99 $1.00
April 23, 2020 🍺 Beer ₩1,799.99 $2.00
April 23, 2020 🍽 Dinner for Two ₩11,249.93 $12.50
April 23, 2020 🌯 Street Food ₩11,249.93 $12.50
April 20, 2020 🥤 Soft Drink ₩899.99 $1.00
April 20, 2020 🍺 Beer ₩1,799.99 $2.00
April 20, 2020 🍽 Dinner for Two ₩8,999.94 $10.00
April 20, 2020 🌯 Street Food ₩4,499.97 $5.00

🏛 Average prices for entertainment in North Korea

What are the prices for entertainment and activities in North Korea?

Average prices for entertainemnt and activities in North Korea
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🚌 Average prices for transport and car rentals in North Korea

Average prices for transport and car rentals in North Korea
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☀ Weather in North Korea

The hottest season in North Korea runs from May to October. The average temperature is around 24 °C. The rainy season is from June to September with average rainfall of 90mm.

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Local prices are converted to $ USD
Destination in North Korea Total Flight Accomodation Eating Out Entertainment Transport Pocket Cash
North Korea 1009.8 0 560 104.0 140 37.5 168.3