Learn to cook from local chefs in China's Guangxi province

Learn to cook regional Chinese cuisine in a traditional setting amid the amazing scenery of the Guangxi province. Experience two mornings of hands-on cooking instruction, learning the different preparation techniques and all-important tips on serving up delicious meals at home. Visit the colourful produce market to choose ingredients and garner cooking secrets from the locals. Stay within walking distance of the beautiful Li River and the busy West Street bars and restaurants, and immerse yourself in the dynamic cuisine and culture of Yangshuo.

Start
Yangshuo, China
Finish
Yangshuo, China
Countries
China
Themes
Short Breaks - Group Adventures
Code
CBAY
Physical rating
Cultural rating
Ages
Min 12
Group size
Min 1, Max 12
Carbon offset
397kg pp per trip


Highlights

  • Digest with a walk along the scenic Li River
  • Experience China's fusion of tradition and modernity
  • Take home a cookbook and plenty of new skills
  • Shop with locals at a produce market
  • Learn the secrets of Chinese cooking
  • Cycle among rice paddies and limestone mountains
  • Sample regional Guangxi and Yangshuo specialties

Itinerary

A fusion of Western and traditional Chinese rural style, Yangshuo beckons. Stay in a hotel just minutes from the scenic Li River.
Visit a market filled with fresh produce before heading out to the nearby village of Chao Long. The hands-on cooking classes are held in a traditional mudbrick farmhouse, with expert local guidance. Learn about classic southern Chinese cuisine - teachers will reveal their techniques before the tables are turned and participants have a go. Slice, dice and chop your way through traditional recipes and enjoy the fruits of your labour. A cookbook with recipes and photos of the dishes is included, so that these mouth-watering Chinese delicacies can be recreated at home. After class, why not hire a bicycle and head out to explore the rice paddies surrounding Yangshuo.
Complete the Yangshuo cooking adventure with a tour through the surreal karst scenery. Cycle or drive among traditional rural scenes and enjoy lunch at the home of a local guide. Relax in the West Street cafes, or enjoy a final spot of bargain hunting in the markets, before bidding farewell to the beautiful Guangxi Province.
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Inclusions

Meals
4 breakfasts, 3 lunches
Transport
Bicycle, Minibus
Accommodation
Hotel (4 nights)
Included activites
  • Complimentary airport arrival transfer
  • Complimentary departure transfer
  • Cookbook with photos and all recipes
  • Countryside cycling tour
  • Yangshuo - Cooking school & market tour

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