As devoted foodies ourselves, we know that the right culinary experience can make a substantial difference to your trip. It would take a while to review all the food tours and experiences listed on ChinaClickGo, but lucky for you, we’ve hand-picked some of the best each city has to offer. (In any case, you can still filter your search online by choosing the “Foodies Heaven” tag on the left-hand menu).
Scroll down for Shanghai, Xi’an, Chengdu and even Dali and Hangzhou Food Tours!
We’re sure you already know the capital’s most famous dish is Peking Duck, but you will find that Dong-Bei cuisine has even more delicious options to offer as well. To get you started, we recommend you take a food tour to familiarize yourself with the variety of options in Beijing:
Hutong Breakfast Tour (group)– allows you to have a taste of all the morning’s delicious delights
Old Beijing Dinner Food Tour (group) – can work after a day of touring
Off Beten Path Hutong Food Tour (private) – if you’d like to keep it to your own
The Food and Beer Tour by Tuk-Tuk (group) – whirl through the city, eat, drink and meet new friends
New!! Beijing Craft Beer, BBQ and Cocktail Tour (group) – an insider’s experience of Beijing’s new food scene
Shanghai is the first Chinese city in the mainland to have a Michelin guide introduced for 2018. The food and drink scene here is serious, so you can expect a variety of options – not exclusively expensive ones either. Oh, and can’t miss the Muslim market which happens every Friday. You’d be surprised by how much meat is sold there!
Chinese Cooking Workshop (private) – your very own “Top Chef” contest with friends
Hands-on Dumplig Delight (group) – combine a food tour AND cooking class
Shanghai Authentic Food and Beer Tour (group) – sister tour of the Tuk Tuk one in Beijing
Night Eats Food Tour (group) – Shanghai at night isn’t the same as Shanghai in day-time
Street Eats – Breakfast Food Tour (group) – start the day the Shanghainese way
New!! Old Shanghai Breakfast Food Tour (group) – yet another option for your breakfast
New!! Vegetarian Cooking Class (group) – you’d be surprised how many veggi options Chinese cuisine have
As the old capital of China and the final destination of many ancient silk roads, Xi’an is known for Muslim cuisine and globally-influenced local cuisine. There is currently only one food tour in Xi’an, but it perfectly combines two of the best Chinese food tour experiences: tuk tuks and beer.
Xi’an Foon and Beer Tour by Tuk Tuk – a different local experience
New!! Xi’an Morning Market & Food Tour – try Xi’an’s morning delights
As it’s known as the spicy food capital of the world, you can’t visit Chengdu without trying the regional specialties, especially the famed Spicy Hot Pot. You’ll be fine as long as you have a lot of white rice on the side to ease the spice.
Chengdu Food and Beer Tour by Tuk Tuk(group) – not a mistake, another sister tour to the Tuk Tuk tours’ family
Chengdu Food Tour (private) – combines local sightseeing with some great food options and can be customized to your needs
New!! Chengdu HotPot & Market Walking Tour (group) – a unique local experience
If you are planning a trip to Yunnan, Dali should be on your itinerary for sure. With so many minorities in the area, cooking “Yunnan” style is different than other places around China. Perfect for foodeis, we say!
Chinese Cooking Class (group) – shop for ingrediants and cook your own dinner
Dali- Chinese Cooking Course (private) – the personalized option
Yes, even in Hangzhou there is a Foodie’s tour! So, besides visiting the West Lake, try this unique tour combining local cuisine, a cooking class and the famous Longjin Green Tea
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