Most foreigners enter South Korea through Incheon International Airport (ICN). This means you will be using this airport not unless you are making a domestic flight, or possibly visiting from Tokyo, China, and Shanghai which in that case you may land in Gimpo International Airport (GMP). Incheon Airport location has made it easier for visitors to access Seoul which is the capital city of S.
Hong Kong’s football team has drawn North Korea in the Asian Cup and the two sides will meet in Pyongyang.
We previously mentioned Koryo Tours as a reputable tour operator in our blog post on visiting North Korea. Koryo is arranging a special five-day package trip to North Korea for the Hong Kong match.
The information provided in this guide is in regard to S. Korea visa policy. Good news, as you probably know, HK passport holders get free entry into Korea. Just show up with your passport at the airport!
So, how does one go about getting a visa to Korea?
Had a stopover in Seoul while flying on Korean Air, decided on staying in Myeongdong so I can get my shopping on. Of course I didn’t end up buying much but the hotel was new and a nice place to stay.
Address: 56 Namdaemun-ro,
Most everyone flies into Seoul Incheon (ICN) airport when visiting Korea. I gathered some prepaid SIM card info for you all so you can stay connected while visiting South Korea. It’s pretty straightforward though you might need to wait in line to buy one. The counters were very busy while I went.
North Korea definitely isn’t a travel destination for everyone, but some tourists find it an interesting destination. It is relatively popular amongst visitors from Hong Kong, with several travel agents in the city organising trips there.