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Choice of morning or afternoon departure
Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
Vegetarian meal option available
Informative, friendly and professional guide
While there are many hutongs to visit in Beijing, most tourists only go to a handful of them which can be overrun with other tourists. On this off the beaten path food walking tour you will visit Dong Si Area with a local guide who has intimate knowledge of the surrounding area. Here you will get to experience what it truly feels like to be a local on a more personal level without the crowds.The itinerary and food items included can be tailored to suit the dietary requirements of the guests.
Included will be 20+ different food tastings at various diverse locations, such as markets, shops, bakeries and restaurants. You will visit local haunts, get a chance to meet the owners and explore historical sites that few tourists have an opportunity to experience. No chain restaurants here – we will visit mom and pop specialty food shops to try authentic items such as delicious duck necks and sesame cake.
The commentary from your expert foodie guide includes an overview of Chinese culinary habits, a description of different regions cuisine and an introduction to selected specialties in the shops.You are encouraged to interact with your guide and ask as many questions as you like.For adventure foodies we do have food surprise for you,just tell our guide "You are real foodies"
By staying off the beaten path you will also have a unique chance to support a local community while being entertained by the sights and smells of true Beijing.
Some food tastings you will experience on this tour:
Ma dou fu-Dried fermented mung bean juice Tang Er duo–Fried Sugar cake Ma Hua-Fried Flour Jianbing-Thin Millet flour pancake LUZHU HUOSHAO- Wheaten cake boiled in meat( pig’s intestine and liver) broth BAO DU-Quick-Fried Ox tripe ZHA GUAN CHANG- fried corn flour cakes Beijing Suan Nai–Beijing Yoghurt Shaobing -Baked Sesame Seed cake Baozi--Stemmed dumplings round in shape Roujiamo--Beef in the bread Spicy Hotpot--with either meat or vegetable on sticks Muslim Kebabs -including lamp kebabs, leek ,eggplant etc Hunan Snacks-Steamed and Fried Cakes made of Sticky Rice Stinky Toufu --Option Beijing Snacks Set--around 6-10 different snacks Fu Jian Medicine Soup Moon Cake Fried bread with red beans Baijiu-Chinese liqueur And More...
Food tasting (20+ different food tasting)
Private tour just for you and your party
Hotel pickup(For Hotels Within the 3rd ring road of Beijing) but not including the transport
Transportation to/from attractions
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Dress code is smart casual
Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
Children 1-6 years old are free
Adult pricing applies to all travelers
Your Beijing City Hotel(Within the 3rd ring road of Beijing City)