Real Food Adventure - China Overview

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      USD $2,095
      CAD $2,146
      AUD $2,227
      EUR €1,551
      GBP £1,334
      NZD $2,622
      ZAR R20,281
      CHF FR1,912
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Trip Validity

  • 2014-01-01 - 2014-12-31

Visit China and take a culinary tour of Beijing, Xi'an, Chengdu and Shanghai

Welcome to enigmatic China, where culture, history and cuisine all combine to create a truly mesmerising travel experience. Explore Beijing’s ancient hutongs to search out some of the city’s best street food. Discover Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City before seeing another side of China's gastronomy at the Donghuamen Night Market. Wander along the Great Wall of China and then travel to Xi’an to be awed by the magnificent Terracotta Warriors and the city’s excellent snack-food scene. Taste the peppery treats of Sichuan cuisine in Chengdu and enjoy a visit to a farming village learning about the food grown and what life is like for people out of the cities. End the adventure in Shanghai, where fresh food markets, an excellent bar culture and a range of amazing architecture await.

  • Dine on delectable Peking duck in Beijing
  • Sizzle and chop through a mouth-watering northern Chinese cooking class
  • Walk a stunning section of The Great Wall of China
  • Munch on guan tang baozi (steamed buns with gravy) for breakfast in Xi’an
  • Marvel at Xi’an’s impressive Terracotta Warriors
  • Spice up the trip with an exquisite Sichuan hotpot in Chengdu
  • Enjoy a sundowner overlooking the lights of the Pundong district in Shanghai
  • Brave the wilds of Donghuamen Night Market, where nothing is off the menu

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Beijing, China
  • Finish:

    Shanghai, China
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 12
  • Ages:

    Min 15
  • Meals:

    4 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 4 dinners
  • Accommodation:

    Hotel (8 nts)
  • Transport:

    Metro, Plane, Private Bus, Taxi, Train
  • Included activities:

    Beijing - Forbidden City, Beijing - Tiananmen Square, Chengdu - Giant Panda Breeding Research Base, Chengdu Walking Tour, Donghuamen Night Market walking tour, Great Wall - Mutianyu section, Market Tour and Cooking Class, Shanghai - Walking tour, Terracotta Warriors

  • Carbon emissions offset:

    724kg pp per trip
  • Notes:

    1. A Single Supplement is available on this trip. See under the Single Traveller section of your Trip Notes for more information. 2. A scanned copy of the personal details page of your passport is required at time of booking in order for us to purchase your train tickets. 3. An upgrade to Soft Sleeper trains is available on this trip. Please see Trip Notes for full details.

  • Total price from

    USD $2,095
    CAD $2,146
    AUD $2,227
    EUR €1,551
    GBP £1,334
    NZD $2,622
    ZAR R20,281
    CHF FR1,912
    *
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  • Per day from:

    USD $209
    CAD $214
    AUD $222
    EUR €155
    GBP £133
    NZD $262
    ZAR R2,028
    CHF FR191
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Real Food Adventure - China Summary

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Days 1-3 Beijing

Beijing has a long and colourful history and this rapidly modernising city is an amazing whirl of ancient sites, modern buildings, bicycles, people, shops and eateries.

Days 4-5 Xi'an

As the start of the ancient trading route the Silk Road and an imperial centre for 2,000 years, Xi'an has a fascinating history and rich cultural sites to discover.

Days 6-7 Chengdu

Chengdu has plenty of traditional flavour with its famous tea houses, numerous markets and as the home of Sichuan cuisine, known the world over for its spiciness.

Day 8 Huanglongxi & Sichuan Countryside

Step back in time in ancient town of Huanglongxi. With its well-preserved Qing dynasty buildings and tasty street foods, this town delights not only the tastebuds but all the senses.

Days 9-10 Shanghai

Blending 21st-century architecture with old-world character, Shanghai is the vibrant pulse of new China.
    • 10
    • CBZF
    • 4.57 out of 5
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $2,095
      CAD $2,146
      AUD $2,227
      EUR €1,551
      GBP £1,334
      NZD $2,622
      ZAR R20,281
      CHF FR1,912
      *
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    •  
       
       
       
       
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    • Original
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