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1-day Ultimate Chengdu Food Tour, hotpot, food street and local market

Don’t miss hot pot and local delicacy when travel to Chengdu. Bring your appetite and nom your way around China, study Sichuan food culture, way of cook, taste of food and experience the charm of this city.

About This Tours

  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Skip the Line
  • Availability : Depart on every day
  • Tour Type: Private
  • Guide Language : English
  • Easy Cancellation : Up to 15 days before departure: 100% full refund; 7 to 13 days before departure: 90% refund; 3 to 6 days before departure: 50% refund; 2 to 0 days days before departure: no refund

What To Expect

  • Visit farmer’s market and experience the epitome of local lifestyle.
  • Learn how to make Long Chao Shou with street vender in the market.
  • Enjoyed the walk free of traffic in Jinli street grabbing snacks at the many eateries.
  • Taste soul if Chengdu –hotpot and shares some do’s and don’ts.

Tour Itinerary

The night before your tour: arranging a pickup time

Your guide will call you at about 8 pm on the night before your tour to arrange the exact pick-up time. If you don’t answer, your guide will leave you a message at the front desk of your hotel.

We will also send you your guide's phone number about a week before your tour. So don't worry about pickup.


Hotel Pick Up

Meet the guide in your hotel in the morning. Tour started at 9:00am, you can catch a view of how busy in the morning markets.

hotel pick up

Hotel Pick Up


Visit Local Farmer's Market

Step into a local farmer’s market which is a great place to absorb how the locals live with no other tourist. Farmers come from the nearby towns to sell goods and wares, as well as produce, livestock, meats & fish, vegetables and some authentic local snacks, It is interesting to learn how to bargain like a local. You can also learn how to properly wrap dumplings from one of the shopkeepers who can easily make 100 perfect dumplings in minutes, take away your dumplings to cook in hot-pot tonight.

learn how to make longchaoshou

Learn how to make Long Chao Shou

tasting spring roll

Tasting spring roll in the market


Wenshu Monastery

Outside street through several alleys is Wenshu Monastery, This large Buddhist monastery has 5 halls with exquisite collection of artworks, statues and curios. There is a vegetarian restaurant in the monastery also very busy at meal time, however this is a great spot to enjoy the busy crowd of worshippers.

Selling sacrifices

Selling sacrifices

wenshu temple

Wenshu Temple


Lunch Time - Long Chao Shou (meat wontons)

Had bit of famous dish Long Chao Shou (kind of meat wontons) in a local restaurant for lunch, this is a sample of Chengdu Food that has history for over 80 years, study the culture and history of Chengdu food with your guide while tasting food.

hotel pick up

Long Chao Shou (meat wonton in soup) and other authentic dishes


Discovery the Epitome Lifestyle of Locals in Chengdu People’s Park

Visiting Chengdu People’s Park in the afternoon, discovery the epitome lifestyle of locals, despite its fast growth and big changes, it still has the Chinese culture in its veins. Interesting to see people seating outdoor in tea house, playing mahjong, match-maker section, seniors’ dancing and traditional skill of ear cleaning. We offer an experience to seat down and taste tea in tea house like locals.

Luming Tea House

Luming Tea House

Matchmaking part in the park

Matchmaking part in the park


Jinli Old Street (includes snack tasting experience)

Head to Jinli Street for another food experience. It is a great place for grabbing snacks at the many eateries and sample the various Sichuan and other Chinese foods. Your guide will introduce some of the must-try snacks and you choose something you interested. The famous food like bean jelly in chili source, sweet potato noodle in Sichuan style. If you are brave, you can try rabbit head in chili source.

lit up at night

Jinli Street lit up at night

Liquid sugar painting

Liquid sugar painting


Sichuan Hot Pot for Dinner

The tour comes to the last stop after Jinli Street – a local hotpot restaurant, hotpot considering is the soul of Chengdu food culture, you will learn about its history, etiquette and how to make it. Your guide will order two flavor pot (spicy and no spicy) with meat and vegetable ingredient. Almost all the ingredients you can think of can be cooked in a hot pot, thus the Long Chao Shou you make today can be cook as ingredient.

Transfer back to your hotel after meal.

lit up at night

Enjoyable hot pot meal

Liquid sugar painting

Spicy and non spicy soup


Transfer Back to Your Hotel

Transfer back to hotel or drop you off at place you required. Your guide will recommend some place which you can walk around at night.

Price Per Person in US Dollars

1 Person 2 - 3 Person 4 - 5 Person 6 - 9 Person 10 - 20 Person
$ 247 $ 148 $ 102 $ 91 $ 71

* Price per Person in US Dollars 1 Person $ 123 The price may change during some festivals including Spring Festival, Tomb Sweeping Day, Labor Day (1st May), Mid- Autumn Day and National Day (1st-7th October).

* The price is subject to change based on exchange rate.

* An extra fee may be applied if there is a pickup or drop-off earlier than 09:00 or later than 19:00.

Price Inclusion

  • Private English-speaking guide service fee
  • Private transfer service with air-conditioned vehichle
  • All entrance tickets and meals listed above
  • Service charge and tax
  • China life tourist accident/casualty insurance
  • Luggage transfers


Price Exclusion

  • Airfare/train tickets/hotel/China visa
  • Any meals not listed above
  • Tips to the tour guide and driver
  • Personal expenses such as drinks, shopping and attractions that are not listed in the itinerary
  • Excess baggage charges and travel insurance
  • Extra fee may be applied if there is a pickup or drop-off earlier 09:00 or later than 19:00


Tour Code: CDALC-39

Tour type: One Day Trips  (Private Tour)

from US $148 p/p

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