Old Shanghai Breakfast Food Tour With Temple Visit

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Duration: 2 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    9am
  • Departure Details :
    Tilanqiao Subway Station
  • Return Details :
    Tour ends at the entrance of Xiahai Temple
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

This is Shanghai's most authentic culinary experience! This walking tour will take you through small streets and old nongtang communities while visiting over 6 eateries & street stalls and trying at least 10 authentic dishes like, vegetarian noodles in a temple, dumplings prepared fresh and sip some homemade herbal alcohol. Each stop are small, family-run restaurants that prepare their food by hand and serve it fresh, just like they have for generations. The tour ends at Xiahai Temple, entrance is included with your tour! Small group tour with a maximum of 10 per booking.

Highlights

  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Breakfast included

Know More about this tour

Meet your English-speaking guide at an easy-to-find central location then walk and explore the quaint neighborhoods and streets of Shanghai.Try the best local food in the city at places where only locals go that are truly off the beaten path. Enjoy yourself in a family-run, tourist-free restaurant that you can discover on your own. This tour focus on the old part of Shanghai away from the downtown and French Concession areas whereto can experience the real Shanghai!

While visiting over 5 food stops, learn about the families that have been making their specialties for generations and learn about the foods that locals love and why they became so popular as each dish, restaurant and neighborhood through this guided tour.

Start by visiting a noodle shop connected to a temple that specializes in serving tasty, vegetarian noodles for monks and Buddhists. Then walk through pedestrian streets and lanes that come alive with fresh, handmade (and safe) street food only served during the morning. Watch Chinas most popular breakfast items prepared before eating them including fried beef pancakes, jianbing (savory Chinese crepes), and youtiao (Chinese doughnut sticks). Visit a local wet market to see locals bargaining and buying fresh produce, meat, and seafood and see whats in season. Walk through some of Shanghais oldest residential communities to see how locals live their lives every day and learn about this interesting and historic area from your local guide (and new friend!) to get a feel for how locals have lived their lives in Shanghai for generations. End your morning by exploring a local temple, tickets included with your tour.

Inclusions

  • Unlimited food and drinks
  • Over 5 food & drink stops
  • Breakfast
  • Local English-speaking guide
  • Small-group tour (max 10 people)
  • Entrance fee to Xiahai Temple

Exclusions

  • Gratuities (recommended)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

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

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

Please wear comfortable walking shoes

Please dress comfortably for the weather

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Not wheelchair accessible

Minimum 2 travelers per booking