Time:

6:30am-9:30am
Every day

Where:

Meet : Your hotel
End : Your hotel or sites in city

Tour Style:

Walking + Private car

Food Theme:

Local Culture
Beijing morning market
Breakfast experience

Remarks:

Vegetarian option available
Private option available

2014-12-29 Beijing Food Tour

Wake Up With Beijing

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While other tourists are sleeping get a chance for a true glimpse into real Beijingers starting their morning. This local morning market and street tour will begin with your guide meeting you at your Beijing hotel. Then head through the old quarter of the city, an area hidden away and often overlooked by most guidebooks. Stroll up to the morning market to watch vendors selling and locals buying fresh fruits, vegetables, meats, nuts, snacks and clothing. Wander around and get a peak at exotic foods and what produce is in season. The smells, sights and sounds of the market are sure to whet your appetite for the authentic breakfast foods we will soon be sampling.

With the rush of the morning market ending and its transformation into a parking lot, then we will have an authentic Beijing breakfast followed by a tasting of traditional Beijing snacks such as fried breads, soy milk, steamed dumplings, flour soup, dou zhi (a milk made from the mung bean that is especially enjoyed by elders) and jiaoquan ( a golden, crispy, fried circle treat).

A Brief History of Longfushi
Longfusi was a temple built in 1452 during the Ming Dynasty for officials to worship. Later, during the Qing Dynasty, it was converted into a Tibetan Buddhist Temple. The temple was destroyed by a fire in 1901 after which the area was abandoned. During the 1950’s the area would make its way back as a flea market, then become a famous shopping street akin to today’s Wangfujing Street. Today the area is most commonly associated with the morning market and Longfusi Snack Street.
Highlights

-Getting up early and heading to a local market you will get a chance to see Beijing in ways that few tourists have a chance to.
-Go to an authentic, lesser toured market visiting local venues and much more.
-Shop for fresh Chinese edibles and condiments among the locals
– Try 6-8 various traditional breakfast treats and gain insight into daily Beijing life and its cuisine.

There are few things that we like more than a morning market visit. We love the local markets and think you will too, so we have put together a morning tour through the freshest, tastiest places in the local neighborhoods.
Join me on my morning market tour to get a great insight into daily Chinese life, to explore this unique area and experience its cuisine!

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Travelling Party  English Speaking Guide Only
(pay your own transportation)
English speaking guide and
private transport
1 Person $100 $170
2 Persons $65 $100
3 Persons $55 $85
4 Persons $50 $70
5 Persons $45 $65
6 Persons $43 $60
7 Persons $42 $60
8 Persons $40 $55
children Please contact us for detailed quotation  buy tickets

What’s included?

  • An amazingly delicious and 100% local experience
  • 4-6 authentic tasting locations and 12+ delicious food and drink (enough for big lunch)(inside establishments or on the sidewalk) and 1 tasting seated in the hutong family for traditional noodle (a 20-25 minute relaxing stop).
  • Experienced, friendly and entertaining local guide
  • Fun & informative guided walking tour, including visits local hutong and family
  • Transportation from and to our meeting place if you choose to use a tour guide and private car
  • A bottle of mineral water at the beginning of the tour

What’s not included?

  • Transportation from and to our meeting place if you choose to use a tour guide only

1:How to book

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A: Date and time you prefer to start

B: the hotel you stayed

C:The tour you are interested to join, with or without transportation

D:Number of the tourists
step2Beijing Food Tours will send

A: Confirm space availability and the Confirmation voucher

B:Invoice for the deposit (PAYMENT 50% deposit to confirm booking Balance payment due on tour day)

C:Meeting point

 

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What happens after my online booking?
After completing your booking on our website Beijing Food Tours will send

A: Confirm space availability and the Confirmation voucher

B:Invoice for the deposit

C:Meeting point
In case, you don’t see emails within 24 hours after booking, please check your junk mail inbox. If you still can’t find it, please simply contact us at “info@foodtoursbeijing.com”

2:Cancellation Policy

Should you choose to cancel a booking, Beijing Food Tours must be notified by email.

The following cancellation fees apply for Beijing Food Tour:

  • More than 10 days before departure, all deposit full refund(10USD =60rmb processing fee)
  • 10 to 2 days before departure, loss of 50% of your deposit
  • From 48 hours before the tour starts, loss of all deposit
  • Turning up late to the starting point of the tour for whatever reason is considered a late cancellation and will result in a loss of all deposit

3:Children Discount

Children less than 5 years old–Free of charge

Children between 5-10 years old –Half price

Children above 10 years old–Same price as adult

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