Meet your food-loving local guide and begin a Beijing food adventure to remember. Take public transit to one of the best hutong areas in Beijing, and walk the bustling alleys to gain real insight into the life of local hutong families.
Your local guide will recommend some local snacks for sampling, and will explore the stories behind tasty treats like soybean pudding, honey yogurt, and Chinese egg omelet. There’s an endless supply of local specialties to sample as we eat our way through the biggest produce market in the centre of Beijing.
Along the way you’ll meet local culinary masters, like noodle and pancake makers, learn about different vegetables and spices, and maybe even pick up a trick or two about authentic Chinese cooking.
We’ll give ourselves a chance to digest with a picturesque walk along Houhai Lake before arriving at our final stop on this Beijing food tour – a traditional courtyard that will play host to our dumpling-making lesson. Here’s your chance to become a dumpling ninja; learn the art of dumpling making from a local host, and finish off with a dumpling dinner.
After dinner, we’ll end our Beijing food tour in a convenient spot – perfect for exploring the Houhai bar and café area or the Nanluoguxiang area for a drink on a rooftop bar in the hutong. Your local guide will be happy to provide recommendations for a great night out.
Inclusions: Local English speaking guide, local snack samples as indicated, dumpling dinner.
Exclusions: Items of a personal nature, tips / gratuities for guides, drinks and extra food, and shopping other than indicated in itinerary.
Dress standard: We will be on our feet for a number of hours so please be sure to wear comfortable walking shoes.
Your Trip: For your Urban Adventure you will be in a small group of a maximum of 12 people.
Confirmation of booking: If you have your voucher, your booking is confirmed. We'll see you at the start point.
Get in touch if you have any concerns or require more information via the email address or phone number (business hours only) on your voucher.
Additional Information: During national holidays and on weekends sights in Beijing can be extremely crowded. If you wish to avoid the busiest times we recommend visiting Beijing outside of these periods or taking your Urban Adventure on a week day.
Child Policy: Children must be 6 years of age to 11 years inclusively. Children below the age of 6 are not permitted on this tour.
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