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Chengdu: Hidden Dishes and Beers UNESCO Food Evening Tour

Product ID: 271822
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Hop in a tuk-tuk and get off the beaten path to discover incredible local dishes in Chengdu, a UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy. Taste China's best food with 10 local dishes in 4 family-run eateries and 1 bar, places you can only find on this tour.
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Duration: 3.5 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore Chengdu's best eateries on a tuk-tuk and visit places only known by locals
  • Savor unlimited food, soda, and local beers at 5 stops
  • Sample over 10 signature dishes in the first Asian city recognized by UNESCO for its gastronomy
  • Challenge yourself with Sichuan’s spicy specialties and see how much you can handle!
Full description
Embark on a gastronomic journey of Chengdu, recognized by UNESCO as a Creative City of Gastronomy, on this 3.5-hour tour for small groups of up to 12 people. Travel in a tuk-tuk with an English-speaking guide, and discover the best culinary spots that only locals know about. Taste over 10 authentic dishes at a combination of sit-down restaurants and street stalls, plus a local bar.

Start your adventure at an easy-to-find central location in Chengdu, Chengdu People’s Hospital Subway Station. From here, explore the entire central area of Chengdu in a tuk-tuk stocked with unlimited beer and soda. Make your first stop at a hidden residential community and be welcomed inside with some of the best homemade dumplings in China.

Then, receive an introduction to and have the chance to try an exquisite version of Chengdu's most popular street snack and Sichuan stuffed pancakes, which can only be found in Chengdu's secret places. Test yourself with Sichuan’s spicy specialties, watch your noodles get sauced, and enjoy many more surprises besides.

Finish your night at a favorite local bar where you can try some local microbrewed beer (Friday and Saturday) or rice, plum, or sorghum wine (Sunday-Thursday) and sip your drink down with the locals. Non-spicy or vegetarian food options can be requested by selecting from the number of non-spicy or vegetarian participant add-ons before checkout.
Includes
  • Professional English-speaking tour guide
  • Unlimited food and drinks
  • Over 10 authentic local dishes at 5 stops
  • Small-group tour (maximum 12 people)
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup or drop-off
  • Gratuities (optional)
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Yushuang Road Subway Station, Exit C, street level. Subway directions: Yushuang Road Subway Station services lines 4. When you get off the train, follow signs to Exit C. Your guide will be upstairs, outside of the exit waiting for you. Show your taxi driver: 您好,我们想去玉双路地铁站C口。谢谢。 Chinese map: https://j.map.baidu.com/e5/dmK

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• This tour is vegetarian-friendly but please note substitutions are not available for every dish. Please select the related add-ons for the dietary request before checkout (same-day requests cannot be guaranteed)
• The tour takes place come rain or shine

From US$ 65 per person

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Lost Plate Food Tours

Product ID: 271822