Beijing Private Hutong Food Tour

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    10:00 a.m or 5:30 p.m
  • Departure Details :
    Beijing central hotel
  • Return Details :
    Metro station

Overview

Go off the beaten path in Beijing to visit a hutong' (traditional-style neighborhood) with an experienced private guide for an authentic experience of local Chinese cuisine and the rich culture of old Beijing. Visit the produce market and sample more than 20 different dishes at a range of small eateries including locally owned shops, bakeries and restaurants. Meet the owners and learn about Chinese culinary customs from your guide. Your 4-hour tour includes all food tastings, a great treat for foodies!

Know More about this tour

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.

Inclusions

  • Food tasting
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup
  • Private tour
  • Walking tour

Exclusions

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities (recommended)
  • Hotel drop-off
  • Transportation to/from attractions

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required

Not recommended for pregnant women

Wheelchair accessible, please advise at time of booking if wheelchair assistance is required