Sichuan Cuisine Museum Tour With Hotel Pickup

Day Trips & Excursions in Chéngdū

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Pixian Douban is used particularly in Sichuan cuisine, it is known as "the soul of Sichuan cuisine", named after the town of Pixian, a history dated 3,000 years.  Today you will visit a museum located at Gucheng Village in Pixian, about 40km west of Chengdu.  
Daily pickup from 44 central located hotels in Chengdu.  Morning tour picks up between 07:30 to 08:00.  Afternoon tour picks up between 11:30 to 12:00.  Please offer your hotel information upon reservation.  Actual pickup time will be informed by the local tour supplier.  The pickup place is from your hotel lobby, or you will be advised a nearest pickup hotel to meet with your tour guide.It takes 90 minute on the road, then you will arrive Chuancais Museum, housed in a beautiful garden in Gucheng Village, PiXian County.- HIGHLIGHTS -Activity 1- 9:50(13:50) Welcome Snacks Sichuan stuffed pancake, jelly, Toufu pudding, Zhong's dumpling, Sichuan pickle, Golden thread noodles, etc. Activity 2- 10:00(14:00)  Museum TourCollection of 6,000 culinary implements, many of them are historic relics.Activity 3- 10:40(14:40) Pixian Chilly Bean Paste Learn the traditional manufacturing techniques of flipping, sunburning and dewing to make Pixian chilly bean paste; taste Xuanzi pea jelly and experience the delicacy of the chilly bean paste. Activity 4- 10:55(14:55) Kitchen God Worship CeremonyActivity 5- 11:10(15:20) Old Sichuan Food Street Activity 6- 11:15(15:15)  DIY a Bean Curd Pudding First you'll get to identify all kinds of food processing tools. Make chili powder with pestle from the Qing Dynasty; experience making bean curd pudding with the grinding machine and taste delicious spicy or sweet bean curd pudding. Activity 7- 11:30(15:30)  Sichuan Cuisine Cooking Class Dress as a Chinese Chef, learn how to make 3 Sichuan dishes, step by step of cutting skills, control of heat, cooking process,  with the personal guidance of a specialist from Museum. Dishes include: Kung Pao chicken, Mapo Tofu, Pumpkin steamed dumplings, Daqian dry-braised fish, boiled beef in chili sauce.  Graduate with your first Chinese Chef certificate of 'Master of Chuancais'. Activity 8- 12:40(16:40) Bon apetit Enjoy the dishes you have cooked, served with free fruits, red wine, alcohol with special pharmacological function brewed with traditional Chinese herbs, beverage, fruit and vegetable juice and covered tea. Activity 9- 13:40(17:40) Tea Break Afternoon tea in traditional Bamboo teahouse.Coach transfer back to Chengdu.

What’s included

  • Hotel pick-up & drop-off service
  • Escorted tour in the museum by English-speaking staff
  • Transfers of air-conditioned company coach with service of experienced driver
  • Admission of Chuancais Museum
  • A meal with soft drinks

What’s not included

  • Gratuity for our tour guide and driver (recommended)

Highlights

  • Instant Confirmation
  • Comprehensive tour by bus/coach
  • Enjoy a romantic night including dinner
  • Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
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