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A Wok Around Chinatown: Culinary and Cultural Walking Tour

From US$83.26
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  • Chinatown can be overwhelming: Let an off-duty chef navigate for you
  • Learn about Vancouver’s Chinese culture in the world’s top urban garden
  • Food tastings, tea samples, and dim sum lunch included
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A Wok Around Chinatown: Culinary and Cultural Walking Tour
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A Wok Around Chinatown: Culinary and Cultural Walking Tour
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Overview
Let an off-duty chef navigate for you on this food and walking tour of Vancouver’s Chinatown. After a leisurely stroll through the iconic Dr. Sun Yat Sen Classical Chinese Garden, head into the heart of Chinatown to sample a variety of traditional foods. The tour allows you to avoid the hassle of making reservations and scouting out the area’s best eateries on your own.
What to Expect
Start the morning at the Dr. Sun Yat Sen Classical Chinese Garden. As you stroll through the gardens, your guide provides an overview of Chinese culture in Vancouver and points out landmarks you may not have recognized had you come on your own.
The sheer number of restaurants in Chinatown can be overwhelming, so let you guide choose for you. Visit hidden gems and establishments loved by locals where you sample a variety of traditional foods and treats.
Cap the tour with a sit-down meal of piping hot dim sum. A small group size of 10 people or fewer ensures an personal experience and the full attention of your guide. The tour ends with plenty of time left in the day to explore on your own.
Reviews (63)
1 - 5 of 45 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
What a great experience!

I’ve lived in Vancouver for four years now and never really ventured out to China town. But Bob integrated the tour with so much knowledge, and my I really enjoyed eating the different foods that I haven’t experienced before. The garden where the tour starts...More

1  Thank kygee9
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Chinatown: a cultural and gastronomic oddessy indeed.

My wife and I have lived in Vancouver for over 25 years and thought we had acquired a good knowledge of all the local sights and history .. wrong: a four hour walking, chatting, visiting and eating tour with Bob Sung opened up a whole...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Towser71
Reviewed 2 November 2018
The perfect host for a fascinating tour of Chinese culture and food

As others have stated, Bob Sung was both knowledgable and thorough. He integrated Chinese philosophy and food in a way that explains so much about Chinese culture. He was both pleasant and an inquisitive person. He was a fabulous listener, wanting to glean as much...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank jaybonner
Reviewed 15 October 2018
A true WOK around Chinatown

Bob Sung was both knowledgeable and pleasant. He made the tour educational, fun, and interactive. I learned so many things. The apple tart at New Town, a CNN place to eat was fantastic. The Dim Sum lunch was fantastic. His knowledge of Chinese culture and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Vacation620703
Reviewed 14 October 2018
Wonderful thing to do in Vancouver

Just retuned from a 3 day visit to Vancouver. We were a party of 4 and learned about this tour from the concierge at our hotel. It was a memorable experience and all of us really enjoyed the tour very much. Bob Sung is a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank rfreedman1572
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