Chengdu Food Tour

2 Days Chengdu Gourmet Tour with Cooking Class

Ultimate Taste for Foodies

As a true foodie, you will get excited once stepping into Asia’s first city of gastronomy - Chengdu. The hot and spicy Sichuan dishes and varied tasty local snacks are sure to whip up your appetite. You won’t miss Sichuan hot pot, street food and typical Sichuan dishes, like Kung Pao chicken, Mapo Tofu and so on. You not only watch with their eyes, but also listen with your ears, smell with your noses, taste with your mouths, and of course, cook with your hands.

This 2 days tour is designed to experience the top sights and flavors of the real Chengdu. Catch the rare chance to head to Sichuan Cuisine Museum, the only eatable museum showing Sichuan cuisine culture in dynamic way. Take special-arranged cooking class under the guidance of professional Chuancais chef to play with Chuancais. This is the ultimate experience for every foodie! Let’s taste, play and experience!

Basic Trip Information

Price:
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  1. 1. This price is for one person, based on a group of 2 adults sharing one double-bed room in 4-star hotel and traveling in low seasons;
  2. 2. This price is subject to change according your traveling season, group size, hotel class, change of activities and possible fluctuation of currency exchange rate.
Travel Route:
Chengdu / Sichuan Cuisine Museum / Chengdu
Travel Length:
2 Days & 1 Night
Tour Code:
CD-FT-02
Group Size:
You, your family, friends or group
Experience:
ArchitectureCulturePhotograph
Departure:
Any day you want

Full Itinerary Day by day

Day 1 Chengdu Arrival ( D )

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Ni Hao, welcome to Chengdu, the Hometown of Giant Pandas. You will be met by local tour guide at the arrival hall of Chengdu Airport and escorted to check in your hotel in downtown by a private comfortable vehicle.

In this afternoon, drive to you a hidden spiritual Buddhist temple in the hustling downtown of Chengdu – Wenshu Temple. Marvel at the exquisite Buddhist architecture, soak in the reverent atmosphere, and wander on the peaceful paths.

Chengdu is famous for its relaxing and leisure pace throughout China, which will be proved after a stay in Renmin Park. Sit down, order a pot of Chinese tea, make a casual chat with your friends and watching locals indulging themselves in different kinds of folk entertainment – napping in a lively teahouse, playing mahjong, disco dancing, neck massage, ear cleaning…Next is an impressive trip to the famous Jinli Old Street. Time steals away from you quietly while walking on the lively streets which are full of delicious local snacks (Spicy or sweet, crispy or soft…the snack will satisfy your taste buds), delicate artifacts, interesting folk shows, etc.

In this evening, you’ll try Sichuan Hot Pot in local restaurant.

Sichuan CuisineRenmin Park in Chengdu
Day 2 Chengdu & Chengdu Departure (B, L, D)

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This morning you will make a stirring visit to Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding which is not only the most important panda scientific research center, but also dwelling home for more than 100 Giant Pandas. Walk at leisure through the bamboo framed paths, and closely observe giant pandas of different ages eating bamboos, playing with each other, tumbling, climbing trees, etc. Don’t miss the chance to watch female pandas nursing their cubs in the nursery rooms. There is also a very informative Panda Museum for you to learn more scientific facts about Giant Pandas.

After visiting the giant pandas, drive to Sichuan Cuisine Museum in Pixian County, the only eatable museum in China with new way to experience Sichuan cuisine culture. Appreciate 6000 pieces of antiques, artifacts and books and hear many Sichuan food facts, know how Pixian chilly bean paste is made, experience making bean curd pudding, taste different kinds of Sichuan snacks, worship Kitchen God in the biggest Kitchen God Ancestral Hall in the world, partake in the cooking class to personally make three typical Sichuan dishes, like Kung Pao chicken, Mapo Tofu, Panda steamed dumpling, etc. Under the guidance of professional Chuancais chef, learn how to cut, control fire, complete cooking process and accomplish your dish. Share and enjoy your dishes with your families or partners and be awarded with official certificate of “Master of Chuancais”.

After the happy cooking experience, drive back to Chengdu downtown to your hotel or be escorted to airport or train station to catch your flight / train to next destination.

Please Note:

1. The visiting in Sichuan Cuisine Museum begins around 13:50 and finishes around 17:40 or after.

2. There are two kinds of pre-arranged cooking menu. Menu A includes Kung Pao chicken, Mapo Tofu, Panda steamed dumpling and Menu B includes Pumpkin steamed dumplings, Daqian dry-braised fish, boiled beef in chili sauce. You can choose your favorite one and tell us your likes to your travel consultants beforehand.

3. If you want to cook other Sichuan dishes which are not on the above list, please tell us your needs in advance and we’ll inform Sichuan Cuisine Museum to make some preparations.

Mama and Baby of PandaSichuan Cuisine MuseumPixian Chilly Bean Paste

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Panoramic View of Yangshuo Town

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