Ship from North Korea was brought to Vladivostok the first Chinese tourists

© RIA Novosti / Sergey Onliterally in fotosexverhalen cargo ship Man Gyong Bong in the port of Vladivostok. Archival photoShip from North Korea was brought to Vladivostok the first Chinese tourists© RIA Novosti / Sergey Lovparade the image Bank

First tourists from China arrived to Vladivostok by passenger and cargo ship on the new regular route from North Korean Rajhin, the correspondent of RIA Novosti.

The ship Thursday morning arrived to the sea port of Vladivostok late because of bad weather. At the pier down the Chinese tourists, who shared their impressions of the trip.

«Pure (on the ship – approx.) well prepared food, loved it. Trip comfortable, cabins good,» — told reporters one of the tourists Yang Hun Cho.

In Vladivostok, the Chinese are planning to explore the local attractions and yet not know whether to return home by sea through Rajin. «More tourists will be in June, is made in China. While the tourists. Don’t know how many there are, but I am going. A lot of companies (in China – ed.) interested in this direction,» he said.

The DPRK will carry soy

According to the CEO of the shipping company «Investstroytrest» Vladimir Baranov, this flight arrived to Vladivostok with three Chinese tourists and four fishermen who were followed from the ship.

«This is the beginning (Maritime transport – approx.) I see it’s okay. On the third flight already saucerboy tourists from the neighboring country, and the goods will be… Looming 4 thousand tons of soy – humanitarian aid to North Korea,» said the sheep, noting that the shipment may go in one of the following flights.

He also noted that the Director of a Russian travel company intends to go in flight to see the route to North Korea for tourists from Russia.

«Tourists from North Korea, perhaps, is not. There is complexity. And the workers, 170 workers have to pick, they are constantly migrating,» — said Baranov.

The first flight from Rajhin arrived in Vladivostok last week. The ship came without tourists on Board, the ship brought the Russians and the Chinese travel company, which decided to check the route. Previously between the DPRK and the Russian Federation passenger ships did not go. The North Korean city of Nason and his district, with ice-free Rajin port has received the status of special economic zone and a «special city», which means opportunities for free business. Now on the line cargo and passenger ship Man Gyong Bong.

As previously reported, the first time it is planned to transport to Russia of Chinese tourists from the neighboring country (Rajin and Hunchun connects 100 kilometers of concrete road), the Russian tourists in Rason and North Korean workers in Russia and back home. The ship has three dry cargo holds with a total capacity of 1500 tons of cargo.

According to the website of the carrier, the cost of passenger space depending on the cabin ranges from 600 to 750 yuan (about 5-6 thousand). According to the approved until the end of June to the schedule, the ship will depart from Rajhin every Wednesday, and from Vladivostok — every Friday.