China Real Food Adventure

11 nights from £1612

China Real Food Adventure
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China Real Food Adventure
China Real Food Adventure
China Real Food Adventure
China Real Food Adventure
China Real Food Adventure
China Real Food Adventure
China Real Food Adventure
China Real Food Adventure
China Real Food Adventure
Start:Chengdu
Finish:Shanghai
Duration:11 Nights
Group size:1 - 12
Suitable for: 15-99 years
Accommodation:Guesthouse (1 night), Hotel (8 nights), Overnight Sleeper Train (2 nights)
Physical rating:Low
Meals:4 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 dinners
Diets:Vegetarians
Tour operated in: English

Overview

Visit enigmatic China, where culture, history and cuisine all combine to create a truly mesmerising travel experience. Taste the peppery treats of Sichuan in Chengdu, then enjoy a visit to a small tea-farming village to discover the secrets of this most famous of Chinese beverages. Stay in a monastery in the lofty heights of Emei Shan, and travel to Xi’an to be struck by the magnificent Terracotta Warriors and to learn the art of noodle-making. Explore Beijing’s ancient hutongs to search out some of the city’s best street food, discovering Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City. Wander along the Great Wall of China, then board a train to Shanghai, one of the world’s most vibrant cities. .......read more
Highlights
  • Embrace the tastes of four of China's most important food regions – from the imperial cuisine of Beijing, to the Muslim-influenced food of Xi'an, the spicy Sichuan flavours of Chengdu and the international melting pot of Shanghai.
  • Nothing beats the flavour of Peking Duck in the city where this iconic dish was born, so treat yourself to a feast with your group in Beijing.
  • Savour the spicy flavours of Sichuan, like the fiery, tingling, tongue-numbing sensation of the famous Sichuan Pepper at Chengu’s spice market.
  • Get a hands-on experience with everyone’s favourite Chinese specialties – dumplings – as you learn to make them in Shanghai, China's unofficial dumpling capital.
  • Hand pick a variety of fresh seafood from a famous local fish market and have several regional dishes prepared on the spot for tasting.
Accommodation
  • Guesthouse (1 night), Hotel (8 nights), Overnight Sleeper Train (2 nights)
Included Activities
  • Chengdu - Market Visit and Sichuan Cooking Class
  • Chengdu - Giant Panda Breeding Research Base
  • Emeishan - Tea Farm Visit
  • Xi'an - Muslim Quarter walking tour (Leader-led)
  • Xi'an - Terracotta Warriors Tour (entrace fee, transport, local guide included)
  • Xi'an - Noodle-making demonstration
  • Beijing - Forbidden City (entrance fee included)
  • Beijing - Tiananmen Square
  • Beijing - Hutong Tour
  • Beijing - Traditional Tea Ceremony
  • Beijing - Mutianyu Great Wall (entransce fee, transfer included)
  • Shanghai - Leader-led walking tour
  • Shanghai - Dumpling cooking class
Transport
  • Train , Private vehicle , Public Bus , Subway , Overnight Sleeper Train

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tour details

This tour is operated by Intrepid Travel

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Start:Chengdu
Finish:Shanghai
Duration:11 Nights
Group size:1 - 12
Suitable for: 15-99 years
Accommodation:Guesthouse (1 night), Hotel (8 nights), Overnight Sleeper Train (2 nights)
Physical rating:Low
Meals:4 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 dinners
Diets:Vegetarians
Tour operated in: English
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