A Hangzhou food tour is a great option for those who would love to taste unique Chinese cuisine. Along the way, you also get to learn about Chinese way of life.
Pick up service is arranged at your hotel lobby or Hangzhou train station.
First, visit the Chinese Hangzhou Cuisine Museum, which is the only themed museum with food in China. The museum consists of three sections: the exhibition zone, the experience zone and the operation zone. The experience zone and operation zone are the main parts. The museum also features Hangzhou cuisine workshops and restaurants to demonstrate the food culture of Hangzhou to a greater extent.
Next stop is a visit to the local Wet Market, which is selling the freshest local product, meat and other food products, all locally grown in the region. You will learn how to choose and grocery shop like a Hangzhounese!
Bargain hard for your daily bread so you can cook everything on today's menu!
Continue your tour to Meijiawu Tea village. With your private chef by your side, a local tea farmer, you will fire up your wok and transform those raw ingredients into an authentic Chinese meal. Enjoy dinner after.
Drive to the best place in Hangzhou - West Lake which reflects "an ideal fusion of human and nature." It was awarded as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2011. While taking a boat on the west lake, you will have a chance to marvel at some of the attractions of the lake.
The final stop is the Tea House. The famous tea in Hangzhou is called Longjing tea, which was granted the status of imperial tea, in the Qing dynasty by the Kangxi Emperor. You will have a chance to try the local tea and learn how farmers produce it and recognize the quality of the Dragon Well leaves.
After the tour ends, you will be taken back to your hotel or Hangzhou train station.
If you are coming or leaving by train, please let us know the train details - number and arrival or departure times.
If you want to cook only vegetarian food - let us know and we will make sure to adjust the menu for you.
The difference between private tours and join in group tours
High quality tour with a more personal experience. Your guide will be available for any questions you have. Furthermore, there is much more flexibility with your itinerary. Want to meet other people interested in the same activity. Click here.
Join in Group Tour
Mostly more affordable tours that have more inclusions and will allow you to meet new people and make some friends. Check out other joining tours in China here.