You will soon be able to catch a train from Wigan to North Korea

Manchester, London, Liverpool, Edinburgh, Pyongyang ... you'll soon be able to reach them all on a train from Wigan!

Thursday, 23rd May 2019, 11:04 am
Fancy a trip to North Korea?

From next year, intrepid globe trotters will be able to embark on a journey to the North Korean capital from Wigan North Western.

The trip will begin right here in Wigan, where travellers will be treated to a pie barm before heading on to spend time in London, Brussels, Berlin, Warsaw, Moscow, Irkutsk, Ulaanbaatar, Beijing.

The trip will finally reach Pyongyang on May 19.

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You'll then spend four nights seeing the sites in Pyongyang, visiting the DMZ and travelling over to Mt Myohyang.

Organised by Wigan-based Lupine Travel, the once-in-a-lifetime expedition will cost £3,195. The price includes accommodation, meals and a tour guide, but excludes visas to certain countries and travel insurance.

You'll even be able to extend your stay in North Korea by an extra three nights for £450, visiting Wonsan on the East Coast and Mt Kumgang National Park.

Lupine Travel prides itself on finding "secure routes offering once-in-a-lifetime experiences in unique and hard-to-reach destinations."

You can find out more about the trip here