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3-Hour Food Tour in Qibao Water Town from Shanghai

  • 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
3-Hour Food Tour in Qibao Water Town from Shanghai
From US$87.00
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Afternoon Tour
Your 3-hour tour starts at 1:00pm
From US$87.00
Morning Tour
Your 3-hour tour starts at 10:30am
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Afternoon Tour + Foot Massage
This option makes your tour duration to be 4 hours as it includes 1-hour foot message. Your tour departure time is at 1:00pm.
From US$108.00
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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.

What to Expect

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.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

1  Thank ElissaZ_707
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

4  Thank JoyceD580
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile
Great tour!!!!!!

Alana was my guide and she was amazing. We tried all kinds of food, and it was all terrific. After the waterfront, we went to a Buddhist Temple, which was really impressive. Lastly, we stopped at a cafe for tea and it had a live...More

3  Thank Matthew S
Reviewed 8 December 2017
Nice way to spend an afternoon in Shanghai

As November is off season I was the only one who booked this tour so I had a private tour with my guide Queena. On a Sunday afternoon Qibao is quite busy, but it is a nice place easy to reach with subway. I had...More

2  Thank Astrid B
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