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Beijing Family Visiting and Dumpling Making Tour

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    Stop At: Hutong Tour, No.9, Zhonglou, Dongcheng District No.9, Zhonglou, Dongcheng District, 100009, Beijing, Beijing 100009 China

    Your guide will meet you at the hotel lobby at 09:00AM. After a half-hour walk to the Chinese morning market, where various ingredients for Chinese food recipes are available, you will visit the family in their Siheyuan (courtyard). Afterward there will be a dumpling cooking class followed by a visit to the Bell and Drum Towers. Prince Gong’s Palace will be arranged for the afternoon.

    Local Morning Market

    You’ll take a 20 minute walk along the local morning market. Chinese condiments and various ingredients for Chinese food recipes such as cooking oil, light soy sauce and dark soy sauce, toasted sesame oil, white vinegar and dark vinegar, cooking wine and fresh root ginger, garlic, chilies, scallion, salt, and various ingredients are available in local food and vegetable markets. The common ingredients are Chinese cabbage, turnips, radish, carrot, spinach, rape, celery, Chinese chive (leek), mustard and many more. For meat, we have chicken, pork, lamb, beef, duck, fish etc.

    Arrangements will be made for you to meet the family host in a private and traditional Siheyuan (courtyard), where you’ll learn how to make Jiaozi (Chinese dumplings) from the hostess.

    After finishing your dumpling-making course, you will taste the dumplings made by your hostess and enjoy other delicious Chinese dishes as well as your lunch.

    Duration: 4 hours
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Your Beijing Hotel ( Inside the 3rd rind road)
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    • Excellent English-Speaking tour guide
    • Free hotel pick up and drop off service
    • Family visiting with home-cooked lunch
    • Private car or van with professional driver
    • Entry/Admission - Hutong Tour
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Infant seats available
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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