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3-Hour Private Night Tour: Beijing Foodie Experience

  • Private 3-hour tour of Beijing night markets
  • Sample a wide variety of sweet and savory dishes and learn about each from your guide
  • Discover local cuisine that you can enjoy throughout your travels
3-Hour Private Night Tour: Beijing Foodie Experience
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3-Hour Private Night Tour: Beijing Foodie Experience
From sesame cakes to steamed buns, Beijing is a city packed with flavor. Learn about the dishes that locals love on this 3-hour walking culinary tour of a night market, including 10-15 samples of dishes sure to satisfy your appetite. A private guide ensures a personalized experience, including catering to dietary restrictions, and easy logistics.
What to Expect
Meet your guide in the lobby of your Beijing hotel at 5:30 p.m. and travel together by taxi (own expense) to the main market area. Stroll through the hutongs, or old alleyways, and learn about their history as you walk to your first eatery.

Upon arrival at Xinjiang Taste Restaurant, sample 3-5 different types of kabobs accompanied by side dishes like eggplant, garlic, leeks, and beans. Then, try tanjianbing, a savory fried pancake popular among locals. Topped off with a sampling or Erguoto – a traditional Chinese white liquor.

Continue walking down the same street to taste a number of other sweet and savoroy specialties, including sesame cakes, Sichuan kabobs, peanut milk, cold noodles, steamed rice cake, and more. Throughout the tour, learn about each dish’s ingredients and cultural significance from your guide.

Next you'll stop at a local restaurant serving Yunnan Province's traditional cuisine. Delight in flower cakes, plum liquor and "Cross Bridge" rice noodles. Try their speciality, dish-fired bamboo worm (own expense).

At the end of your tour, opt to stay and continue exploring the night markets or return to your hotel.
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1 - 5 of 6 reviews

Reviewed 11 June 2018
Great range of food types to experience.

We went on this tour with Cactus as our guide and it was a great experience. Despite heavy jet lag Cactus got us around to some great local food places and was super friendly and speaks great English. There is a good amount of food...More

1  Thank nzer37
Reviewed 25 May 2018
A delicious way to start your trip!

I cannot say enough how much our guide, Cactus, made us feel welcome on our first day in China. Overall review is that we tried a lot of local foods, received great commentary and history from Cactus and it left us with a wonderful impression...More

1  Thank Kira N
Reviewed 20 May 2018
Great way to literally get a taste of Beijing

I highly recommend this tour since it's a great way to try a bunch of new things, in a neighborhood you may not be familiar with, and meet new people. Our guide, Cactus was wonderful and tailored the tour to our tastes as we sampled...More

2  Thank Peter S
Reviewed 16 May 2018
Awesome Experience!

My Husband and I booked our trip to China with a tour company, which ensured that we hit all the main tourist sites. However, booking with Lucy was a highlight. The intimacy of just having Lucy with my husband and I was really fun because...More

2  Thank Patricia J
Reviewed 3 April 2018
Great Tour - and Yuan was an Awesome Guide

I went on this tour not knowing what to expect and I oculdn't have been more happy. If you're looking top get an in depth tour of Chinese cuisine then I would totally do this again. My tour guide Yuan was VERY knowledgeable. She carefully...More

Thank Mike Y
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