Enrich your knowledge and pleasure your palate on a private full-day tour of a tea plantation from Chengdu. Venture to the verdant splendor of Mt Mengding (Mengdingshan) and greet a local farmer to begin learning about the entire tea-making process. Listen as your knowledgeable guide translates ancient tea-making techniques and absorb the tranquil ambience and enticing aromas of the plantation. Feast upon a traditional Chinese lunch at a rustic restaurant and take home some fresh tealeaves to make your own beautiful brews.
Experience country life and Taoist culture on this day trip northwest of Chengdu. You'll head off the beaten track with a guided 6-mile (10-km) hike uphill from a teahouse. Observe local village life and visit the birthplace of Taoism at a temple on Mt. Qingcheng. A picnic lunch and a tea ceremony complete the tour, with round-trip transport made more comfortable by private vehicle.
Sichuan food is one of China’s great cuisines. Feast like a local at some of Chengdu’s finest family-style restaurants on this evening food tour that brings you to eateries other visitors rarely access. Savor at least 12 different local delicacies, from dumplings and pancakes to classics like “mapo doufu” tofu and kung pao chicken, as you visit four or five separate food stops by tuk-tuk three-wheeler.
See Chengdu’s famous pandas and immerse yourself in Sichuan culture on this private tour. Visit Dujjiangyan Panda Base and learn about breeding and conservation efforts as you admire the giant pandas and panda cubs. Experience a traditional Chinese Tea Ceremony and enjoy a guided hike through a tea plantation.
Focus on Sichuan cooking during this culinary tour in Chengdu. With a guide in the lead, you’ll visit some of the city’s back alleys to find the best street food in places you might not find on your own. Then meet a local chef for a cooking class where you’ll learn some traditional Sichuan dishes. Sit down with your small group of 15 to feast on the dishes, chatting to the chef about China’s culinary culture.
Eating is the first thing in Chengdu, so let’s start to find some local insane good food like the real local Chengdu people. We will take tuk-tuk going through the streets, and we will go to the most famous and delicious food vendors.
Follow the chef step by step, you learn how to prepare food ingredients and how to cook different Sichuan special populous dishes. The learning more Chinese cuisine culture and hands-on experience to prepare delicious dishes will bring you a totally amazing feeling!
My best travel buddy - yoga - is what always helps me stay awake, refreshed and full of energy after a long-distance trip. Right here I wanna share this unique message with you too, together with some hidden treasures, places tourists usually won't see.
After meeting at the meeting point, I will take you to one of the most beautiful and chilled rooftop gardens where we will practice yoga. You'll have time to enjoy a cup of coffee or tea in the garden with a very special view of Chengdu.
After yoga, we'll be heading to the Wenshu Temple, which is often regarded as the best-preserved Buddhist temple in the city.
The Wenshu Temple walk will last about 2 hours, at the site you be surprised by how peaceful it will be in the middle of a modern city, enjoy the serenity of the gardens and authentic Sichuan tea culture and lifestyle. On the way, we will taste some local sweets with more than a hundred years history, and some other local featured snacks if you fancy to give it a try.
The travelers will sample different kinds of tea with professional tea experts that certificated of national senior tea artist. We want to show you the real Chinese tea culture. You'll find out how your tea is grown and processed in order to understand how to best bring out its flavor. The activity will be hosted in the Chinese traditional space that offers tranquillity and hospitality.
During the experience event, we venture out into local parks ( Huangzhong Park and etc ) and culture (Jinsha museum for example) to embrace a bit of nature and find a bit of peace while connecting with like-minded individuals.
Yoga session: This will be an all levels vinyasa flow class. Beginners are welcomed and encouraged, and for the more advanced yogis, there will always be options to deepen any pose.
Food session: After yoga, we will walk to a local vegetarian restaurant ( 12 minutes approx) with a focus on fresh, seasonal dishes that don’t rely on substitutes or hard-to-source ingredients, this is also one of the best vegetarian restaurants in Chengdu with a very good reputation and heart-warming story.
• Private museum tour in Chengdu
• Learn about Chengdu culture and history
• Relax with refreshing yoga session at a riverside park
• Enjoy yoga and meditation enriched by the natural beauty and peace around you
• Chengdu special vegetarian&vegan cuisine for lunch.