Spend a day expanding your food knowledge and tasting delicious Chengdu cuisine on this exciting foodie experience. You’ll explore a local spice market with a guide to navigate, so you won’t have to worry about getting lost. Learn about local ingredients, and then visit a Sichuan courtyard restaurant for a cooking class. A professional chef will teach you how to make multiple dishes, and at the end of your class, you can eat the dishes you’ve prepared with beverages included too.
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.
Set out in the evening with an expert guide and your own tuk-tuk driver to find the best dinner dishes in Chengdu on this tour. Explore pedestrian alleyways, hidden parks, and small temples where you visit favorite local eateries. Experience Chengdu's cuisine and culture by eating at the same places that local people do.
Sichuan food is one of China’s great cuisines. Experience it in depth on a small-group tour with a guide at the Sichuan Cuisine Museum, complete with free-flow beer, wine, and soft drinks and a glass of champagne. First, tour the museum, including hands-on displays, tastings, a raffle, and a garden. Next, learn to cook three different Sichuan dishes alongside an experienced chef, then feast on the fruits of your labors.
Discover Chengdu's cuisine and culture on a 3-hour walking tour. Explore the lanes and courtyards of the Wide and Narrow Alleys quarter, and sample local tea and snacks, plus some popular street foods. Visit a wet market to peruse the ingredients favored in Sichuan cuisine, and savor a traditional local hotpot before finishing with a glass of fruit wine. Four to five food stops, hotpot, plus unlimited beers and sodas included.
Join the city on its way home by foot. This 3 hour city walk will take you to "off the beaten track" living quarter in downtown Chengdu, to uncover the real laid back life of Chengdu people. On this 3 hours' city walk activity, you will taste all kinds of local snacks, step into the lanes to see the locals' life, pass by a food market , stop for a glass of craft beer in a beer shop at the corner, even more taste the different Chinese fruit alcohol in a popular restaurant.
Uncover the secrets behind delectable Chinese cuisine on a 4-hour cooking class in Chengdu. Under the guidance of a professional chef, learn the techniques required to cook sumptuous Sichuan meals; make delicious delicacies like Kung Pao chicken and soft steamed dumplings while gaining insight into the complex flavors of Sichuan food. After cooking up a storm in the kitchen, sit down to feast upon the fruits of your labor with your fellow food lovers. Return home with recipe cards to impress friends and family with your new found knowledge.
Traditionally, Chengdu has been a city of active, culturally involved people who are fond of music, art and theatre (specifically Sichuan Opera). But, the Sichuanese also have a long tradition of dining out, visiting tea houses and shopping at large, open-air markets. This nightlife tour gives insight into Sichuanese nightlife culture.
Immerse yourself in Chengdu’s laid-back lifestyle on this 6-hour walking tour and get an insight into local traditions and pastimes, from Chinese calligraphy to Tai Chi. Admire city landmarks like the Sichuan Art Gallery and Tianfu Square; browse the shops along Kuan-Zhai Lane and take a stroll through tranquil People’s Park. Join locals for tea at a typical Chengdu teahouse, relax with a massage (optional), and tuck into traditional street foods like wontons or dumplings.
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.
Enjoy an alternative sightseeing experience on a half-day bike tour of Chengdu, led by a knowledgeable local guide. Immerse yourself in the traditional culture of the city as you visit the favorite haunts of locals to see how they pursue daily leisure activities. Visit legendary landmarks like the Wenshu Temple and the Qingyang Palace and cycle between impressive monuments at a leisurely pace tailored to your ability. Gain fascinating insight into the rich heritage of Chengdu as you absorb its unique ambience on this energizing and enriching excursion.
Spend time outdoors and discover the highlights of Chengdu on this action-packed private bamboo bicycle tour. A bicycle tour will help you save time and cover more ground than a walking tour, and you won’t have to worry about getting lost as a guide will lead the way. Pedal past the Tibetan Quarter, the Jinjiang River, Sichuan University, Tianfu Square, People’s Park, Jinli Street, Wenshu Buddhist Temple, and much more.
Spend a day away from the usual tourist trail by going on a local experience in Chengdu. You’ll save time planning transport by having hotel pickup and drop-off included. You’ll see lots of fascinating local places that you might not discover alone, such as People’s Park, Sichuan Art Academy, and Kuan-Zhai Alley. When you've worked up an appetite, you’ll be taken to multiple street food spots with a guide to advise you on the best places to eat, and 4-6 tastings are included.
Enjoy an evening of fantastic Sichuan food and entertainment in Chengdu. It’ll be a hassle-free experience with hotel pickup and drop-off included. You won’t have to worry about language barriers when making restaurant reservations, as a table will be booked for you at a Sichuan hotpot restaurant with dinner included. Avoid long lines at Sichuan Opera House by having a VIP ticket provided. This will give you excellent seating for a face-changing variety show.
I'll take you to a local market hidden in some local alleys during this 3-hour tour and only few locals know there..The market still keeps an authentic Chengdu life style and here you can sample authentic market food, see people playing Majiang everywhere and residential buildings built in 1970s. After my tour, you'll know how to be a local Chengduese.
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Explore Chengdu’s hidden market with a local insider on this excursion. After meeting up with your guide, taste your way through the city’s back alley market, stopping for complimentary traditional wines, a variety of pickles, and other snacks. Learn to prepare Sichuan pork wontons, learn about vital seasoning ingredients, and savor delicious noodles at your guide’s favorite restaurant.
No worry if you don't understand Mandarin, this cooking class is conducted by an English-speaking chef, a true foodies and a fan of cooking. Teaching you to cook 2 dishes of the cold noddles and wolf-teeth potatos. We will also introduce some culture and characteristics of Sichuan and Zigong cuisine. Finally, enjoy our hand-made food together!
During this private 3-hour Kungfu Tea Experience in Chengdu, you will learn about six types of traditional tea with English speaking guide.You'll learn how to make tea after the tea ceremony course with the tea art specialist in a professional tea school. During this course, you will taste at least 3 kinds of high-quality tea with some special refreshments. The tea art specialist will give you a professional tea ceremony performance at the end of the course.Finally,you will get some tea as a gift(the types of the tea are randomly chosen). All in all, it will be an unforgettable experience in your lifetime.
Your English-speaking leader will meet you at your centrally located hotel in Chengdu and then will take you into this incredible tea market.
This wholesale tea market is one of the biggest tea markets in China. Even if you don’t need that much tea, this huge, fascinating and amazing market with a collection of tea shops still worth to visit.
Luckily., it is very easy for you to learn how to dry, process and package tea from these tea shops, and to find tea leaves of all shapes and sizes in these tea wholesale stores.
You can learn how to differentiate oolong, green, black, white and Pu-er tea and get to know each of the good effects and functions of drinking different kinds of tea.
If you are willing to purchase some good tea, you can have a seat and taste what you want to try before you make a deal. It’s also one of the best and cheapest places to buy tea sets and accessories.
The city, Chengdu is known for its mouthwatering hot and spicy cuisine. In the “City of Gastronomy”, the food here is absolutely not to be missed. Unnecessarily going to a restaurant and feel confused by the Chinese menu, you can also have a private wonderful dining experience with Chilli Cool.
This private dining experience offers you an opportunity to enjoy authentic Sichuan cuisine at Chilli Cool House. Instead of going to a restaurant, you can enjoy a more interesting and immersive experience -Optional participatory cooking and dining activities. It will be a great way to socialize with a group of friends or families, learn new cooking techniques, and try a variety of dishes. You can set up your own lunch/dinner based on more than 50 dishes. This is a completely personal experience within a private dining room, private kitchen, unlimited beers, and other drinks.
We can also help prepare surprises in advance, like Birthday surprise or Anniversary surprise.
Sichuan Hotpot has a history of at least 1700 years. Today Sichuan Hotpots have been increased in category to include the "Red Pot" (Spicy hotpot flavor with chili peppers and Sichuan peppercorns), the “White Pot” (Non-spicy hotpot flavor with broth) and ‘Double Pot’ (Including the first two). With the help of your guide, you will be cooking both the spicy hotpot and the Non-spicy pot and learn to cut and set dishes with decorations, which will be guided by a professional chef.
This experience will have a very unique local market visit as well, you will try to learn and taste the different foods in this beautiful city.
During this 4-5 hours unique Dumpling making workshop, you’ll be taken into an authentic local spice market to explore it with fun challenges to complete and learn different species of Sichuan spices and ingredients that will be used in the following cooking class. The class will be carried out in a traditional Sichuan style courtyard. You’ll be treated with Sichuan local tea as it’s local’s custom to treat friends and visitors. After that, you then will be guide to start the cooking process by a professional chef in a cozy kitchen. Finally, you can enjoy the dumplings with delicious fillings made by yourself along with some beers or beverages. For it’s really informative, interesting and fun, this class will be an unforgettable experience in your lifetime.
Learn how to make Sichuan-style mapo tofu, a popular Chinese dish, during a cooking class in Chengdu. You’ll start with a visit to a spice market to see all the different ingredients that can be used in Chinese cuisine, and then head to the cooking location for tea and your lesson with a professional chef. Finally, sit down to enjoy your mapo tofu along with beer or other beverage. Booking in advance ensures you won’t risk a sold-out activity.
Prepare Dan Dan noodles like a pro with this half-day cooking workshop. After a convenient hotel pickup, travel with a guide to shop for spices at a local market. Then, head to a professional kitchen, where you’ll sip Jasmine tea and learn the secret sauce of Dan Dan noodles from an experienced chef. Savor your expertly-prepared meal and enjoy a complimentary beer before being returned to your hotel.