Chengdu Half-Day Local Culture and Street Food Tasting Tour

Food, Wine & Nightlife in Chengdu

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Combine eating, shopping and sightseeing in this  4-hour local life exploration private tour. You will mingle with local,sitting in the bamboo armchair, having a cup of Jasmine tea in the  over 100 years old tea house. Walk around an  active local park,check out Chengdu people's daily life and the  match making corner. Visit a local wet market and the famous culture street Kuan-Zhai Alley where you can browse countless interesting shops. Try 4-5 courses of authentic street food such as DanDan noodle,sweet chewy noodle, Sichuan fried crispy pancake in the back alleys where only local go . Flexible departure options(9am/1pm/5pm) available  at the time of booking.
Your experienced local guide will pick you up in hotel at your preferred departure time. Firstly,visit one of the oldest park in Chengdu--People's Park. This active park is a showcase of Chengdu people's daily life.You will find people stir the boat on the lake,practice Taichi,and  the  match making. Slow down your pace,let's sit in the traditional bamboo armchair,mingle with local,order some local snacks,such as sweet chewy noodle,steam dumpling in the time-honored Ziwei restaurant and have a cup of jasmine tea in the hundred years old Heming tea house,relax and find your inner peace. Say goodbye to the dynamic people's park,keep walking about 10 minutes to the famous culture area--KuanZhai Alley,to browse countless interesting boutique shops,you may find something you like. Your professional guide will  show you a busy market nearby and explain about the spices and ingredients essential to Sichuan cooking. Then move to Sichuan Art Academy,which situated in the 100 years old quart yard,to check out the recent exhibition of Chinese painting. After all the walking you had done, it is time to eat! Your guide will take you to the quietly brilliant food street where you will find all kinds of local food, such as "chuan-chuan"(food on stick),famous noodle restaurant which offer more than 20 kinds of noodle,Sichuan style pancake,your guide will explain  what dose the restaurant offer, you pick what you like to try, if you are brave enough,try the rabbit head and intestine soup! Flexible departure options(9am/1pm/5pm) available  at the time of booking.

What’s included

  • Local street food tasting (4-6 varieties) Professional local guide Unlimited beer and soft drinks Transportation within 3rd ring road By taxi or metro when participants are less than 4. Private van will be arranged when participants are 4 and more.
  • Lunch
  • Snacks
  • Bottled water
  • Coffee and/or Tea

What’s not included

  • Gratuities
  • Personal expense,such as shopping and other optional activities