Dumplings, wontons, stuffed Sichuan pancakes, brown sugar rice cakes and the renowned Sichuan hot pot… so many things to try. Where is the best place to try them? Follow our local guides to discover the culture of Chengdu’s cuisine.
- Try and find your favorite local snacks inJinliSnack Street
- Relax in a hundred-year-old local tea house and sip a glass of green tea
- Enjoy a typical, traditional, tasty hot pot feast
This tour is designed to be enjoyed at a relaxing pace, and will last about 5-6 hours. It is flexible, and you can start early in the morning or later at noon, whichever you prefer. Your private guide and driver will be waiting for you at the lobby of your hotel.
First we go to Jinli Ancient Street, where you can have a relaxing walk, admire the traditional-style buildings, and try various local snacks. There is so much to choose from. If you need any advice, your local guide will be on hand to say what and where you might eat.
Eventually you will reach the Heming Teahouse. It’s almost 100 years old, and is situated in the peaceful outdoor courtyard of a park. There’s no better way to blend in with local people’s lives than this, sitting next to them and sipping a glass of local green tea.
At the end of the day, prepare to enjoy a full hotpot feast. We will arrange the hot pot with two types of soup and an array of meat, vegetables and local dishes.
After the big meal, your guide and driver will escort you back to your hotel for a restful evening.
Our service includes:
- Our 1-to-1 expert China consultancy with unlimited itinerary changes
- Booking of China internal flights, trains, and cruises, per your preferences
- Your own China-Highlights-trained, versatile and knowledgeable tour guide
- Your own chauffeured and comfortable vehicle, chosen for ample space
- Entry to all attractions on your itinerary, with queues avoided wherever possible
- Our 24-7 helpline for while you are travelling
Suggested Activities to Enrich Your Tour
Would like to make your tour more unique? Why not enrich your tour with our exclusive activities. Feel free to get your personal travel expert add it for you.
Sichuan Cuisine Museum lies in an ancient town , about 1 hour’s drive from Chengdu city. It is the only interactive museum in the world displaying Sichuan culinary culture. During this trip, you will taste various Sichuan snacks, learn about Sichuan cuisine's history and a professional chef will teach you to how to cook three typical Sichuan dishes.
Mahjong (/mɑːˈʒɒŋ/) is a tile-based game that originated in China 300 years ago. Commonly played by 3-4 players, Mahjong is a game of skill and strategy. It plays an important part in the daily lives of many Chengdu people.
Your local guide will be happy to show you how to play it, hand by hand in a tea house. It’s a good way of experiencing local life.
Customizing the Tour — According to Your Needs
This tour is very flexible. You can alter the itinerary, and extend or shorten it to suit your schedule.
For example, you can decide the pick-up and drop-off spots or add more activities to enrich your day.