Noona’s Noonchi’s Meet You in Korea Tour

From modern to traditional, meet Korea's rich history, culture, K-Dramas, K-Pop, and of course, the warmth of Jeong (정) that you can only experience in Korea with Noona's Noonchi

Tour Length

8 Days, 1 Country


7 Nights in Hotels


7 Breakfasts,
7 Lunches,
7 Dinners


28-Passenger VIP Limousine Bus

Group Size

Min. 15, Max. 20


Expert Tour
Manager +
Local Tour Guide

Tour Length

8 Days, 1 Country


7 Nights in Hotels


7 Breakfasts,
7 Lunches,
7 Dinners


28-Passenger VIP Limousine Bus

Group Size

Min. 15, Max. 20


Expert Tour
Manager +
Local Tour Guide

Noona’s Noonchi invites K-Culture lovers on a journey to learn more about Korean history, K-trends, K-Food, and K-Pop, as well as cultural experiences through visiting iconic sites and K-Drama locales. Noona’s Noonchi will also host a special K-Drama and mental health session and invite a guest speaker in the K-Content industry to address the group. This journey is not only a valuable touring experience but also an opportunity to discover more about yourself.


7 nights, 8 days


Seoul, Jeonju, Nonsan, Busan, and Pohang


Min. 15, Max. 20



What's Included

*Only the hotels that are mentioned in the list of hotels, or similar according to availability

What's Not Included

**(Advised: $4 per day per person for the guide / $2 per day per person for the driver)

About Meet You In Korea Tour Overview & Highlights


    – Iconic Landmarks and Top Attractions: Hongdae Street, Sinchon Graffiti Tunnel, Gyeongbokgung Palace, Gwangjang Market, Namsan Tower, Itaewon, and more
    – Featured K-Dramas: Goblin, My Mister, Hotel del Luna, Itaewon Class, My Liberation Notes, Reply 1994, Reply 1998, Legend of the Blue Sea, My Love From Another Star, Boys Over Flowers, and more
    – Activities: Eating local cuisine and popular street food, K-Beauty Experience, K-Pop & K-Drama Experience, and Norebang*
ℹ️ Norebang is karaoke in Korean

🛏️ Mercure Ambassador Seoul Hongdae (or similar)


    – Historical Sites and Contemporary Culture: Hwaseong Haenggung Palace, Woo Young-woo Kimbap Restaurant, and Haenggung-dong Street
    – Featured K-Dramas: Extraordinary Attorney Woo, Our Beloved Summer, The Sun and Love in the Moonlight, The Princess’ Man, and more


    – The Mecca of Newtro (Trends of the Modern and Retro Era): Sunshine Studio 
    – Featured K-Dramas: Mr. Sunshine and Pachinko


   – Cultural Heritage and Traditional Architecture: Jeonju Hanok Village, Jeonju Hyanggyo, Gyeonggijeon, and more
   – Featured K-Dramas: Twenty-Five Twenty-One, Under the Queen’s Umbrella, The King’s Affection, The Red Sleeve, Love in the Moonlight, Sungkyunkwan Scandal, and more

   – Activities: Hanji* Workshop, Make Your Own Bibimbap*, Hanbok* Experience, and Gamaek* Experience.

ℹ️ Hanji is a handmade Korean traditional paper made from the inner bark of the mulberry tree
ℹ️ Bibimbap is a Korean traditional rice dish mixed with vegetables and meat. It originated in Jeonju
ℹ️ Hanbok is a Korean traditional dress 
ℹ️ Gamaek is the unique beer culture of Jeonju
🛏️ Lahan Hotel Jeonju (or similar)


   – Village and Rural Living: Cheongha Market, Sabang Memorial Park, Guryongpo Japanese House Street, and more
   – Featured K-Dramas: Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha and When the Camellia Blooms


   – Major Port City with Artistic Attractions: Haeundae Cinema Street, Busan-si Yeolrinhangsajang, Gamcheon Culture Village, Gukje Market, MAGNATE*, Dongre Milmyeon*, and more
   – Featured K-Dramas: Reborn Rich, The King: Eternal Monarch, Fight for My Way, Ode to My Father, and Now, We Are Breaking Up
ℹ️  MAGNATE is the cafe owned by BTS Jimin’s dad
ℹ️  Dongre Milmyeon is among BTS RM’s favorite restaurants 
🛏️ Wyndham Busan Haeundae (or similar)

#Noona's Noonchi In Korea

What's Included

What's Not Included


Please visit Noona's Noonchi's Tours website for more information about next year's tours!



What's the difference between Single Occupancy and Double Occupancy?

Single occupancy refers to traveling alone and not going to share a room with others. Double occupancy means traveling with a companion and sharing a room. Please note that our policy does not involve arranging or assigning roommates for individual travelers. 

I am a single traveler. Do I share a room with someone?

No. As a single traveler, you will have to book a single occupancy tour package. We do not arrange or assign roommates for individual travelers. 

How do I make a reservation for two people sharing one room?

You each book the double occupancy rate.  Rates are per person. Please make a single payment for both guests at checkout. 

If I am traveling with a friend can we share a room?

Yes. Once payments are made, please email with the following details: Your names, email addresses, tour dates, and your intention to share a room. Upon receiving your email, we will assign you and your friend to the same room.


Do I need a visa to enter Korea?

According to the U.S. Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs, from April 1, 2023, to December 31, 2024, US citizens are not required to have the Korean Electric Travel Authorization (K-ETA) for stays of 90 days or less, specifically for tourism or business purposes. However, for non-US citizens, it is advised to check with your respective countries’ embassy for specific requirements.

Do I need to purchase travel insurance?

Before you depart from your country, we highly recommend purchasing travel insurance and travel health insurance to provide coverage for unforeseen or emergency circumstances that may occur before or during this trip. Please ensure that the coverage includes protection for cancellation, personal injury, medical expenses, personal liability, loss of personal property, and COVID-19-related expenses.

Which airport should I arrive at?

We recommend that you fly into either Incheon International Airport or Gimpo International Airport, depending on the country you are departing from.

How can I search for flights?

You can use flight booking websites like Expedia and Kayak to search for flights to Korea. We can provide a recommendation for a travel agent based in the U.S. The travel agent for airfare is Christine Ok. For further assistance, please contact Christine at (201) 694-2277 or email her at
*Note: Christine’s service fee is $40 per booking.

Do you make hotel arrangements outside of the tour dates?

We do not arrange hotel reservations outside of the tour dates. However, we recommend using hotel booking websites such as Agoda, Expedia, and Kayak to search for accommodations before and after the tour. The tour starts in Hongdae and ends in Central Seoul.

When does the tour end?

The tour ends around 8 pm after the farewell dinner in Central Seoul. 

What is the best map App to use in Korea?

We recommend using the KakaoMap app, the No.1 Map in Korea, to navigate your destination. It supports English language options and provides transportation information. 

Where do I get SIM Card or WiFi pocket?

We recommend checking out the Klook App to search for a prepaid SIM card or 4G Pocket Wifi prior to departing from your country. You can conveniently pick it up at the airport upon your arrival. 

What is the currency in Korean won?

Please refer to XE to find out more about the currency exchange rate using their conversion calculator.

Where can I convert money?

Before arriving in Korea, you can exchange your foreign currency for South Korean Won at your major local banks. If you need to exchange money in South Korea, you can still exchange your foreign currency for South Korean Won at the airport upon arrival. There are Korean bank booths available at the airports.

Does Korea accept Mastercard/Visa?

Yes, Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and other major credit cards are accepted at hotels, department stores, and general shops.

Does Korea accept traveler's checks?

Most businesses in Korea prefer and accept payments made by credit card or cash. 


When should I arrive in Korea for the tour?

Please ensure that you arrive in Korea prior to your tour start date. Upon arrival, you will need to make your own arrangements to reach the Mercure Ambassador Seoul Hongdae. The check-in process will take place between 3 pm and 4 pm, and the tour will begin at 4 pm.

Where do I meet you to start the tour?

The starting point of the tour is at the Mercure Ambassador Seoul Hongdae. The check-in process will take place between 3 pm and 4 pm, and the tour will begin at 4 pm. 

How can I reach the starting point of my trip?

If you are arriving from Incheon International Airport or Gimpo International Airport, we recommend taking the AREX (Airport Railroad Express) to reach Hongik University Station. You can conveniently purchase the AREX tickets at the airports. We are checking in at the Mercure Ambassador Seoul Hongdae, a 9-minute walk from Hongik University Station.


Do you offer installment payment plans?

We do not provide installment payment plans for our tour. However, we request that you make a full payment during the checkout process. 


What is your cancellation policy?

All tour reservations are fully refundable for up to 7 days. After 7 days and up to 30 days before the start of your tour, you may receive a 50% refund. Within 30 days of your tour, all payments are non-refundable. If a tour must be canceled for unforeseeable or exigent circumstances, we will refund and are only liable for your full purchase price. No refund is available for non-participation in any aspect of the tour.

Where can I find the Terms and Conditions for the tour?

Please refer to this link to review the Terms and Conditions.


Is Noona going to be on the tour?

Yes! The fall tours are inaugural, and Noona will join both tours with the Meet You In Korea Team!

I have special dietary restrictions, what should I do?

Please email  regarding your dietary restrictions. We will do our best to accommodate all dietary requirements, but please note that we cannot guarantee all requests can be fully accommodated.

Is there a specific age limit for the tour?

Our tour policy requires participants must be 19 years old or older. We will be offering a cultural experience involving Korean alcohol. It is important to note that the legal drinking age in Korea is 19 years old and older.

I could not register for the tour because the tour was already sold out. What should I do?

If the tour is sold out, we recommend joining our waitlist. You can sign up for the waitlist by visiting our waitlist page at

What is the best way to contact the tour team?

Currently, we can only assist and support through email communications. Please email the tour team at