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China Gourmet Food Tour

China Gourmet Food Tour - 8 Days

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Beijing - Xi’an - Shanghai
If you are looking for distinct food treats, this 8-day Gourmet Food Tour is designed for you. You could taste the most authentic delicacies in China, including Peking Duck and mutton hot pot in Beijing, dumpling banquet and various street food in Xi’an, tasty Dim Sum in Shanghai.

Here are the top local delicacies you can’t miss:

- Peking Duck & mutton hot pot in Beijing

- Dumpling Banquet and street food in Xi’an

- Tasty Dim Sum in Shanghai

Day 1 Beijing

airport-hotel transfer in Beijing

Day 2 Beijing

breakfast, lunch –traditional mutton hot pot
Tian’anmen Square, Forbidden City , Temple of Heaven, a silk gift shop en route
The Tian’anmen Square is the world’s largest and renowned public square where many historical events once took place.
The Forbidden City (UNESCO) is the imperial place where the emperors of the Ming and Qing Dynasties ruled for nearly 500 years (1420-1911). Experience the architectural splendor of the palaces, ceremonial courtyards, and private quarters.
The Temple of Heaven (UNESCO), where ancient Chinese emperors made sacrifices to Heaven and prayed for bountiful harvests, demonstrates the supreme achievement of traditional Chinese architecture.

◆Local delicacy: taste a traditional Beijing hot pot in a charcoal-burning bronze pot, which is famous for fresh mutton, beef and special sesame sauce.

Day 3 Beijing

breakfast, lunch, dinner - Peking Duck
Great Wall, Summer Palace , a cloisonné workshop en route
The Great Wall is one of the most spectacular structures ever built by humans and is the only one visible from space.
The Summer Palace (UNESCO) is the largest imperial garden in the world. Emperors of successive dynasties created a summer retreat of Chinese gardens and pavilions, around the tranquil waters of Kunming Lake.

◆Local delicacy: enjoy the Peking Duck dinner at time-honored restaurant - Quanjude. The duck is characteristic with its crispy skin, tender meat and, the fragrance from the fruit-wood.

Day 4 Beijing – Xi’an (by bullet train)

hotel - train station transfer in Beijing, train station - hotel transfer in Xi’an

Day 5 Xi’an

breakfast, lunch, dinner - Dumpling Banquet
Museum of Terracotta Warriors and Horses, Big Wild Goose Pagoda, a ceramic & pottery workshop en route
The Museum of Terracotta Warriors and Horses (UNESCO) is one of the greatest archaeological discoveries in the world. More than 6000 life-sized terra cotta warriors, archers, infantrymen, horses, and bronze chariots have silently guarded the tomb of China's First Emperor for over 2,200 years.
The Big Wild Goose Pagoda, a Tang Dynasty landmark, is a seven-story pagoda initially constructed in 652 AD. One of the pagoda's many functions is to hold sutras and figurines of the Buddha that were brought to China from India by the Buddhist translator and traveler - Xuanzang.

◆Local delicacy: enjoy a tasteful Dumpling Banquet followed by an exquisite traditional Tang Dynasty Show.

Day 6 Xi’an - Shanghai (by air)

airport transfer in Xi’an, airport - hotel transfer in Shanghai.
breakfast, lunch
Ancient City Wall
The Ancient City Wall is one of the oldest city walls in China and still encompasses the center of Xi'an today.

◆Local delicacy: wander around the Muslim Snack Street, which is full of mouth-watering Islamic snacks.

Day 7 Shanghai

breakfast, lunch - Dim Sum Banquet
Yu Garden, Jade Buddha Temple, Shanghai Museum, Bund, a local gift shop en route
Owing to its ingenious design in Ming and Qing dynasties, the Yu Garden becomes a real museum of Chinese ancient architecture.
The Jade Buddha Temple is famous for its two precious jade Buddha statues brought from Burma, which are not only rare cultural relics but also exquisite artworks.
The Shanghai Museum has a collection of 120,000 pieces of Chinese ancient treasures.
The Bund,featured outstanding European colonial architectures, is full of new skyscrapers and historical buildings in the center of Shanghai.

◆Local delicacy: you simply can't miss the Dim Sum Banquet in Lyubolang Restaurant, where you could try a wide variety of tasty Shanghai snacks.

Day 8 Shanghai

hotel - airport transfer in Shanghai

Service ends.

Tour Includes :

-- Private tour guide

-- Private air-conditioned car or coach

-- Land transfers between airport or railway station, and hotel

-- Entrance tickets as listed

-- Chinese lunches and dinners as listed

-- Centrally located hotels with breakfast

-- Domestic flight with taxes and train ticket (2nd class seat) as listed

-- Service charge & government taxes

Tour Excludes :

-- International flights with taxes

-- Personal expenses such as laundry, drinks, phone bills, optional activities

-- Tips for guides and drivers

-- China Visa

-- Travel insurance

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