Real Food Adventure - China Overview

Discover China and the tantalising sights, culture and food of Beijing, Xi’an, Chengdu and Hong Kong – from climbing the Great Wall to tasting the delicious spicy street food of the Sichuan province.

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    • Total price tool tip
      USD $2,945
      CAD $3,035
      AUD $2,975
      EUR €2,045
      GBP £1,720
      NZD $3,315
      ZAR R29,780
      CHF FR2,480
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There is an earlier version of this trip also available for travel from Jan 1, 2014 to Dec 31, 2014. View earlier Real Food Adventure - China.

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Trip Validity

  • 2015-01-01 - 2015-12-31

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

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 Hong Kong, where fresh food markets, excellent shopping and a range of amazing eating experiences 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
  • Discover the eclectic food culture of Hong Kong
  • Brave the wilds of Donghuamen Night Market, where nothing is off the menu

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Beijing, China
  • Finish:

    Hong Kong, China
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 12
  • Ages:

    Min 15
  • Meals:

    4 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 5 dinners
  • Accommodation:

    Guesthouse (1 nt), Hotel (8 nts), Overnight sleeper train (1 nt)
  • Transport:

    Metro, Overnight sleeper train, Private Bus, Public bus
  • Included activities:

    Beijing - Donghuamen Night Market walking tour, Beijing - Forbidden City, Beijing - Market Tour and Cooking Class, Beijing - Tiananmen Square, Chengdu - Giant Panda Breeding Research Base, Chengdu - Walking tour, Emei - Tea Farm Visit, Great Wall - Mutianyu section, Hong Kong - Street Food Tour, Xi'an - Noodle-making demonstration, Xi'an - Terracotta Warriors

  • Carbon emissions offset:

    833kg 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 $2,945
    CAD $3,035
    AUD $2,975
    EUR €2,045
    GBP £1,720
    NZD $3,315
    ZAR R29,780
    CHF FR2,480
    *
    Price information
  • Per day from:

    USD $245
    CAD $252
    AUD $247
    EUR €170
    GBP £143
    NZD $276
    ZAR R2,481
    CHF FR206
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About China

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 4-6 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 7-8 Emei

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 9 Chengdu

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 10-12 Hong Kong

Farewell Chengdu and fly to the bright lights and excitement of Hong Kong.
    • 12
    • CBZF
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $2,945
      CAD $3,035
      AUD $2,975
      EUR €2,045
      GBP £1,720
      NZD $3,315
      ZAR R29,780
      CHF FR2,480
      *
    •  
       
       
       
       
    •  
       
       
       
       
    • Food
    • Original
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