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3.5 star rating: Worth doing 7 Reviews

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  • Location: Beijing, China
  • Duration:  3-4 hours
Join a local guide for an immersive culinary experience in Beijing. This gourmet food tour at night takes you through mazes of alleys to markets and street vendors serving up local specialties such as Chinese-style pancakes and omelets, noodles, ‘donkey’ sandwiches and rice wine. All tastings are included, and you'll finish your gastronomic experience with a dumpling-making class taught by a local host in a quaint neighborhood courtyard.

This small-group tour is limited to 12 people, ensuring a more personalized experience.

Highlights

  • Experience Beijing like a local on this night food tour
  • Explore ancient alleys, visit markets and street food vendors, and learn about Chinese cuisine
  • Sample authentic local favorites such as Chinese omelets and noodles
  • Learn how to make dumplings from a local and enjoy a dumpling dinner
  • All tastings and necessary transport included
  • Small-group tour limited to 12 people ensure a more personalized experience

What You Can Expect

Small-Group Beijing Street Food Tour at Night Including Dumpling Making

Beijing Market

Meet at Beijing’s Sunworld Hotel in the late afternoon to begin your food tour. With your local foodie guide, take public transit to one of the most notable hutong areas in Beijing. Stroll down these bustling alleys to gain real insight into the life of local families.

As you visit street vendors and markets, your guide will recommend snacks for sampling and will tell you stories behind these tasty treats. Indulge in authentic local favorites such as soybean pudding, honey yogurt, Chinese egg omelets and pancakes, rice wine, noodles and ‘donkey’ sandwiches.

There’s an endless supply of local specialties to sample as you make your way through one of the largest produce market in central Beijing. Along the way, you’ll meet local culinary masters, such as noodle and pancake makers, as well as learn about different vegetables and spices and maybe even pick up a trick or two about authentic Chinese cooking.

Take a picturesque walk along Houhai Lake before arriving at your final stop: a traditional courtyard where you'll take a dumpling-making class.
Learn the art of dumpling making from a local host and then sit down to a delectable dumpling dinner with your host and fellow travelers.

After dinner, end your Beijing food tour at Drum Tower, where you can then explore the Houhai bar and café area or the Nanluoguxiang area for a drink on a rooftop bar down a hutong (own expense). Your local guide will be happy to provide recommendations for a great night out.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2014

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5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2013

What a great tour,Lilly,our guide was knowledgeable with good English. We got a taste of how it was in the Hutong area of Beijing, on this tour you will experience local transport, local life and cuisine we loved it all and would highly recommend this tour to anyone visiting Beijing. Thank You Lilly for a great tour. Kind Regards Linda Allan and Sam QLD Australia

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