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Greet your guide in People’s Square and board the subway to Qibao Town. Stroll along Qibao Old Street, admiring the historic buildings, beautiful stone bridges, and tranquil canals.

The south side of Old Street is known for its street food. Here, your guide will introduce you to up to eight foods. You might try beggar’s chicken, lotus-leaf pork, crab-meat dumplings, Haitang cake, or Qibao specialties like cooked mutton with special sauce. Once your tastings are finished, visit a teahouse beside a canal, and savor a cup of Chinese tea.

Upgrade to enjoy a traditional Chinese foot massage before your guide walks you back to Qibao subway station, from where you can make your own way home.

Locations visited
Qibao Old Street
Shanghai Qibao Town
Amazing Shanghai Trip
Overview

If you’re the sort of foodie who likes to escape the beaten path, consider Qibao, one of Shanghai’s less-visited water towns and a mecca for local food-lovers. On this Qibao food tour, discover up to eight Qibao specialties and Chinese delights with a local foodie guide, then sip Chinese tea in a teahouse. Upgrade to include a traditional Chinese foot massage.

Highlights
  • Discover one of China’s less-visited water towns—Qibao Town
  • Sample up to eight different foods and savor Chinese tea at a teahouse
  • Choose between morning and afternoon departures to suit your schedule
  • Upgrade to include a 60-minute traditional Chinese foot massage
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Great trip for your long layover

My friend and I had our tour with Alana during our 12 hr layover coming home. Thank goodness for Alana because we did not have a good experience with Shanghai during our first layover. The dumplings and milk tea, and massage we tried were awesome....More

1  Thank Thuy N
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile
Awesome Tour!!!

I booked this tour right before getting on the plane for Shanghai. I had a 14 hr layover and wanted to make the best of it. I met up with Alana, my guide for the day, at the People’s Square in front of the Urban...More

2  Thank John N
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile
Great tour!

Berlin was so great showing me around. She was informative telling me about the history, culture, food, traditions, etc, etc. I learned so much. She was very comfortable to talk with and made me feel like a friend. I could tell her interest was genuine...More

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Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile
Fantastic tour

Queena took me on a fantastic tour of the ancient town which was much more than just about food. She was an excellent tour guide and explained a great deal about Chinese traditions and culture. Highly recommended.

2  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 11 April 2018
Wonderful Old Shanghai Experience (come hungry)

I've come to love food tours when I get to a new town, and this was no exception. I seek them out in neighborhoods I wouldn't ordinarily find my self in, and Qibao was a great choice. First, it was the most extraordinary food market...More

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