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Half Day Kunming Backstreet Experience: Tai-chi class & Pu'er Tea ceremony

Half Day Kunming Backstreet Experience: Tai-chi class & Pu'er Tea ceremony

Bypass the crowds, and enjoy a peaceful way to explore Yunnan’s capital city, when you book this private, alternative tour of Kunming. Following morning pickup at your hotel, head to the Kunming Botanical Garden, where you’ll take a private tai-chi class amidst the beautiful setting. Then, transfer to the Kunming Black Dragon Pool, a scenic public park. Admire the park’s temples, learn about Taoism, and then take part in a traditional tea ceremony, led by a tea master.
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$87.00
Price varies by group size
From
US$87.00
Price varies by group size

2 Days Kunming Food Tour with Goat Cheese Making Experience

2 Days Kunming Food Tour with Goat Cheese Making Experience

This All Included Food Tour will take you to the Non-toursity places of Kunming, where you could immerse yourself in the local's daily life. Either wander through the colorful wet market and test your bargaining skills, or sit beside the street and enjoy the local famous barbecue Tofu. This tour provide you the most authentic food experience in Kunming. You will also visit the biggest fresh flower market in Asia and explore the local's life via visiting a "City village" night market. 2 different Hands to hands experiences are also included: Chinese Tea Class with Pu'er Tea cake making & Goat Cheese Making and cooking. Step into the world famou UNESO Stone forest in the second afternoon when there are fewer tourists. Entrance Fees, Private Transportation, English Speaking Guide Service, Food, Hands to hands experiences are all included in this tour.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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US$446.00
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US$446.00
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3 Hours Pu'er Tea Cake Making Experience & Chinese Famous Teas Tasting Class

3 Hours Pu'er Tea Cake Making Experience & Chinese Famous Teas Tasting Class

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The ethnic minority inhabitants of Yunnan province were the first people to cultivate and drink tea all over the world. As the second largest Tea producer of China, Yunnan is famous for its Pu'er-A kind of tea normally compressed and packed in a disc shape. In this 3 hours activity, you will see the whole process of making the Pu'er, and more importantly, you will have an exclusive experience of making a personal Pu'er tea cake by yourself. You can keep your tea cake as a souvenir for free. As a tea country, there are many famous Chinese teas beside the Pu'er. What are the differences between all kinds of teas? What is the history and cultural background of Chinese tea? What are the traditions and taboos of drinking tea? Is the Chinese tea ceremony the same with the Japanese style? After the Pu'er making experience, you will also attend an 1.5 hours tea class. The local tea master will lend his insights of the tea and you will have a nice interaction.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$76.00
Price varies by group size
From
US$76.00
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Individual Tailor-made Tour:A Taste of Tea & In Depth Chinese Tea Journey

Individual Tailor-made Tour:A Taste of Tea & In Depth Chinese Tea Journey

This trip is especially for those who love nature, hiking, Chinese tea culture and willing to take a off the beaten journey, immerse themselves in the local culture. Xishuangbanna is not only widely regarded as the birthplace of tea, it is also the place where you can find all the different kinds of tea being produced: White, green, black and pu'er.  There are many rituals and festivals related with this magical plant: the most ancient form of tea ceremony consists of clay-pot tea ceremony,cooking tea in a bamboo tube, it is eaten as a salad and also as a pickle. Later more elaborate tea ceremonies where developed in order to better enjoy the joy of tea drinking. This trip will take you to enjoy the natural beauty of tea mountains, home stay in the local tea village, and meanwhile experience the traditions and different ways to enjoy tea.
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  • 3 to 6 days
  • Free Cancellation
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US$1,298.72
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US$1,298.72
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Skip-the-Line Experience: Yunnan Minority Culture Show & Wild Mushroom Hot pot

Skip-the-Line Experience: Yunnan Minority Culture Show & Wild Mushroom Hot pot

Yunnan is the paradise of the wild mushrooms. There are more than 800 different of edible wild mushrooms are harvested here. The local best gourmet food is the Wild Mushroom Hot Pot. Be relax, all the mushroom ingredients are choosen by the local expert and you will be guaranteed a safe and elegant gourmet food experience. There is no need to worry about which mushroom you should choose because of the language barrier, you will be audio guided in English at the restaurant, 3 different kinds of wild mushroom and 5 different vegetable dishes will be included in this dining experience. As a province with 25 ethnic group inhabitants, Yunnan is famous for its unique minority history, traditions, colorful costumes and festivals. Dynamic Yunnan is a perfect channel for you to immerse into the ethnic minority culture. You will be transferred to the Dynamic Yunnan after the dining experience, your driver will get your ticket and escort you into the theatre. Drop off service is also included.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$97.63
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US$97.63
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Private Chinese Dimsum&Yunnan Ethnic Cuisine Cooking class with Wet Market visit

Private Chinese Dimsum&Yunnan Ethnic Cuisine Cooking class with Wet Market visit

The primary step of "Enjoy Like a Local" is to "Eat Like a Local". There are many famous cuisines in each and every places all over the world. As a foodie, you probably cannot take all the tasty food back to your home. But, still you can find out the skills and tricks how your favorite food been cooked and prepared. Firstly, You will be taken to the largest wet market of Kunming and NOT ONLY FOR FUN, but to negotiate and purchase the ingredients under the guidance-a local foodie. After shopping all the ingredients you gonna use today, you will be led to a local culinary school and have a 1.5 hours cooking class. After the class, you will taste the food with the chiefs/teachers and have nice conversations with them! You can also take your food away as souvenirs! This 4 hours Experience starts on 9:00 am or 15:00 pm. You can choose 2 different cuisines to learn: 1. Dumplings 2. Pineapple Rice 3. Spicy and Sour Fish 4. Kung Pow chicken .etc. Other cuisine options are upon request!
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$120.00
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US$120.00
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4 Hours Private tour: Asia's Biggest Flower Market & Flower Pastry Cooking Class

4 Hours Private tour: Asia's Biggest Flower Market & Flower Pastry Cooking Class

Learn the secrets of cooking with fresh flowers on a private, gourmet tour that combines a guided tour of the Dounan Flower Market with a personal cooking class. You’ll explore stalls overflowing with bright blooms, take in aisles of flowers, then head to a local bakery. There, taste a Kunming flower cake, make flower jam, and bake flower pastries you can bring home as delicious souvenirs.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$104.00
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US$104.00
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Eat and Live Like a Local: 4-Hour Local Life Experience and Street Food Tasting

Eat and Live Like a Local: 4-Hour Local Life Experience and Street Food Tasting

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.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$116.00
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US$116.00
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Sichuan Hotpot Dinner plus Face-Changing Variety Show

Sichuan Hotpot Dinner plus Face-Changing Variety Show

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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.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$129.00
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US$129.00
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Yunnan specialty cooking class

Yunnan specialty cooking class

Rice and Friends Chinese Cooking School was established in 2011 and was the first cookery school to open in Dali,Yunnan,a beautiful old town on the footsteps of the Himalayas. We organize a series of Chinese cooking courses in a relaxing and fun atmosphere. All courses are completely hands-on in a beautiful open kitchen setting on our roof terrace facing the Cang Mountain. Our English-speaking teacher has an extensive knowledge of Chinese ingredients and cooking methods which she takes pleasure in sharing with you every day. Come and join us for an authentic cooking experience. At the end of the course, you might feel it is more than a cooking course. It is like a journey about local culture or it is like a cooking party with all the old and new friends. What will it be like for you? Find it out:-)
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$50.00
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US$50.00
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Escape to Suburban Farm Market

Escape to Suburban Farm Market

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. Check my instagram to find more tour detail: karen__zhuo
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$42.06
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US$42.06

Explore the most down-to-earth market

Explore the most down-to-earth market

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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.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$42.06
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US$42.06

3-Hour Chengdu Hotpot and Market Walking Tour

3-Hour Chengdu Hotpot and Market Walking Tour

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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.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$61.54
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US$61.54
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Chengdu Evening Food Tour by Tuk-Tuk

Chengdu Evening Food Tour by Tuk-Tuk

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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.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$66.67
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US$66.67
Taking safety measures

Chengdu Evening Food and Beer Tour

Chengdu Evening Food and Beer Tour

Join in a day exploring the most authentic places to eat local cuisine in the foodie heaven of Chengdu - one of China's food capitals. Working you way through narrow city streets in a tuktuk, you'll discover the local way of life and find the best food which has been serving locals for centuries. On this four hour tour you'll stop at some of the best family run restaurants in town sampling some of Chengdu's famed spicy delights at off the beaten track restaurants away from the tourist trail. Between stops you can also ask your private English speaking local guide about the food culture of this wonderful city, and learn more about Sichuan cuisine. During the tour you'll visit around five food stops, each offering something unique with many dishes prepared fresh right before your eyes. This trip is a must do for serious foodies in Chengdu!
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$87.00
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US$87.00

Private Bamboo Bicycle Tour in Chengdu

Private Bamboo Bicycle Tour in Chengdu

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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.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$41.00
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US$41.00

Morning Market Tour - Eat like a local

Morning Market Tour - Eat like a local

Morning market is a place to show real life of local people, Yunnan has abundant ethnic minority culture since you can see various vegetables belongs to different ethnic, in a raining season (from May to Aug.) here can see all kinds of mushrooms. This is a busy, authentic wet market, filled with exotic sights, scents and sounds that will amaze and perplex you all at the same time. Our expert guide will be on hand to explain everything that you see, and more importantly to arrange a tasting of the many local specialties that are on display here.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$92.88
Price varies by group size
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US$92.88
Price varies by group size

4-Hour Tea-tasting and Cha Guo Zi (茶果子)Experience Tour

4-Hour Tea-tasting and Cha Guo Zi (茶果子)Experience Tour

This 4-hour tea tasting and Glutinous Rice Cake experience tour will let you know how to taste local tea and how to make best tea cake roughly. The ancient tea horse road exists in southwest of China – Yunnan Province for thousand years, it is an international trade channel that’s why here has the best big leaf tea resource in the world. Horse caravan is the only transportation, the road also a corridor of national economy and culture communication. Mysterious civilization and magnificent natural scenery bring people unlimited imagination.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$111.88
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US$111.88
Price varies by group size

5-Hour Kunming Classic Tour: Grand View Tower, Yuantong Temple, Green Lake Park

5-Hour Kunming Classic Tour: Grand View Tower, Yuantong Temple, Green Lake Park

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Get to know Kunming’s highlights, including its cuisine and most colorful market, on a 5-hour sightseeing tour. Admire the traditional Chinese architecture of the Grand View Tower and Yuantong Temple, and delve into the famous Flowers and Birds Market. Plus, break off from your explorations for a delicious local lunch. Your tour includes air-conditioned transport, hotel pickup and drop-off, and admission fees.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$156.21
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US$156.21
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2-Hour Making Cold Noodles and Wolf-Teeth Potato with Chengdu Local

2-Hour Making Cold Noodles and Wolf-Teeth Potato with Chengdu Local

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!
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$30.77
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US$30.77

3-Hour Walking Tour to Chongqing Mountain City Lane and The Felting Museum

3-Hour Walking Tour to Chongqing Mountain City Lane and The Felting Museum

Taking this tour to learn about the most aboriginal cultural customs and history of the Mountain City Lane, where has the typical mountain city space and traditional Bayu style, and is the epitome of Chongqing's historical culture and landscape features. It used to be a residential area, but now it has been converted into a unique walkway with many interesting stores in there. * Accompanioned with a professional English-speaking guide * Taste a Chongqing special peppercorn ice cream * Experience a wool-felt-crafts-making class * Walking along the lane to know about its history and local life-style
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$64.84
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US$64.84

Chengdu Nightlife Private Tour

Chengdu Nightlife Private Tour

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.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$128.21
Price varies by group size
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US$128.21
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Kunming Stone Forest and the Flower and Bird Market

Kunming Stone Forest and the Flower and Bird Market

Kunming, the capital city Yunnan province it is also know as the Spring city due to its mild weather. Kunming has a very rich history and moderate temperature all year around. This tour will take you to visit the UNESCO Heritage Site of the Stone Forest and the local Flower and Bird Market.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$215.31
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US$215.31
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Sichuan Opera and Local Delicacy Banquet in Chengdu

Sichuan Opera and Local Delicacy Banquet in Chengdu

From fire-breathing to acrobatics, from dancing to puppetry, Sichuan opera is one of the liveliest styles of Chinese performance. Experience it at Shu Feng Ya Yun Sichuan Opera on this convenient private package. Feast on Sichuan specialties, from noodles to steamed buns, at a local eatery, then travel to the opera house for the show. All transfers are by taxi, keeping costs down.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$158.00
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US$158.00
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