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Beijing Private Hutong Food Walking Tour

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Overview
An authentic culinary tour through Dong Si Area, lesser tourist visited hutongs. Visit Dong Si area where you will be immersed into the real tradition of Chinese culinary culture and get the complete experience of hutong cuisine like an insider. Explore the charming traditional community, walk around the Hutong.Included will be 20+ different food tastings at various diverse locations, such as markets, shops, bakeries and restaurants. You will visit local haunts, get a chance to meet the owners and explore historical sites that few tourists have an opportunity to experience.
Highlights
  • An insider's half-day, guided food tour of Beijing's Dong Si hutong on foot
  • Try more than 20 local delicacies, such as duck neck and fried sugar cake
  • Food stops are fully customizable depending on your preferences
  • Discover Beijing’s hidden neighborhoods few tourists get a chance to see
What to Expect
Hutongs, a staple of Beijing urban design, are spread throughout the city, but tourists tend to flock to the same popular areas. During this customizable food tour of Beijing’s hidden hutongs, you’ll follow your taste buds far off-the-beaten-track as you sample more than 20 local delicacies. Your guide, a Beijing insider, will take you to Dong Si, an under-the-radar neighborhood where Beijing food traditions still thrive. You’ll have a chance to eat like a local and get to know a one-of-a-kind community with stops at corner bakeries, out-of-the-way food shops, and family-run restaurants. Taste local delicacies, such as duck neck, fried ox tripe, and fried sugar cake, as you learn about the city’s vibrant culinary history, with your guide on hand to dish out answers to all of your burning food questions. Along the way, you’ll discover overlooked historical sights and picturesque neighborhoods that few tourists have a chance to experience. This is a private tour for just you and your party.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We pick you up from your hotel within the 4th ring road of Beijing city, please provide the hotel details when make booking. If your hotel is out of the 4th ring road of Beijing city, may have extra cost.
Duration
4h
Inclusions
  • Bottled water
  • Food tasting (20+ different food tasting)
  • Professional guide
  • Private tour just for you and your party
  • Hotel pickup(For Hotels Within the 3rd ring road of Beijing) but not including the transport
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel drop-off
  • Transportation to/from attractions
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Children 1-6 years old are free
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed yesterday

Lucy was very friendly and called me 2 days earlier to make sure everything will go fine concerning the pickup at the meeting point. The meeting point can be easily found by just taking the metro. Lucy's English is very good and she provided us...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Jimmy was our guide for a morning/early afternoon hutong tour. He was marvelous— accommodating, interesting and knowledgeable. Great thing to do at the start of your trip. In addition to seeing lots of wonderful things in the hutong area, we also learned how to navigate...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Anson met me and my husband at our hotel and we walked to Dongsi. He is really knowledgeable about the food and the history of the Hutong area. We experienced all kind of food in that stretch of Beijing and Anson explained the origins, traditions...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Salta_13
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Becky provided me with an excellent introduction to the food and life of Beijing. She picked me up at my hotel and we walked to several establishments of different varieties-all the way from sidewalk stands to sit down with service restaurants. I learned so much...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Expedition490297
Reviewed 3 August 2019 via mobile

If I can offer one piece of advice for your trip it would be to book a private food tour with Lucy. As a first time visitor to Beijing, I visited all the main attractions; I wanted to experience the culture, but I didn’t know...More

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enchantedtravlr
9 December 2018|
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Response from Passenger62781575645 | Reviewed this property |
We booked our food walking tour through Expedia. We did the Bizarre food 4 hr. walking tour. It was a good tour, however we walked about 1.5 miles from our hotel at night and once we were done our guide left us to return on... More
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12 September 2018|
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Response from 007Katie007 | Reviewed this property |
The pricing on all the tours in China is very confusing. The quoted price essentially assumes that a full tour group is going. Thus the "from...$(quoted cost)" - Invariably, when you actually try to book, the price is... More
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Ruti B
1 September 2018|
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Response from Christine V | Reviewed this property |
Oops! I think I answered your question regarding the cooking lesson. The hutong walking tour to different restaurants is not appropriate for the kids, and not for the faint of heart re: unusual foods. We paid for our own... More
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