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Sichuan Cuisine Museum Tour With Hotel Pickup provided by China Tour Advisors

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Overview
Pixian Douban is used particularly in Sichuan cuisine, it is known as "the soul of Sichuan cuisine", named after the town of Pixian, a history dated 3,000 years.  Today you will visit a museum located at Gucheng Village in Pixian, about 40km west of Chengdu.  
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    Sichuan Cuisine Museum
    Stop: 8 hours - Admission included
    Daily pickup from 44 central located hotels in Chengdu.  Morning tour picks up between 07:30 to 08:00.  Afternoon tour picks up between 11:30 to 12:00.  Please offer your hotel information upon reservation.  Actual pickup time will be informed by the local tour supplier.  The pickup place is from your hotel lobby, or you will be advised a nearest pickup hotel to meet with your tour guide. It takes 90 minute on the road, then you will arrive Chuancais Museum, housed in a beautiful garden in Gucheng Village, PiXian County. - HIGHLIGHTS - Activity 1- 9:50(13:50) Welcome Snacks Sichuan stuffed pancake, jelly, Toufu pudding, Zhong's dumpling, Sichuan pickle, Golden thread noodles, etc. Activity 2- 10:00(14:00)  Museum Tour Collection of 6,000 culinary implements, many of them are historic relics. Activity 3- 10:40(14:40) Pixian Chilly Bean Paste Learn the traditional manufacturing techniques of flipping, sunburning and dewing to make Pixian chilly bean paste; taste Xuanzi pea jelly and experience the delicacy of the chilly bean paste. Activity 4- 10:55(14:55) Kitchen God Worship Ceremony Activity 5- 11:10(15:20) Old Sichuan Food Street  Activity 6- 11:15(15:15)  DIY a Bean Curd Pudding  First you'll get to identify all kinds of food processing tools. Make chili powder with pestle from the Qing Dynasty; experience making bean curd pudding with the grinding machine and taste delicious spicy or sweet bean curd pudding. Activity 7- 11:30(15:30)  Sichuan Cuisine Cooking Class  Dress as a Chinese Chef, learn how to make 3 Sichuan dishes, step by step of cutting skills, control of heat, cooking process,  with the personal guidance of a specialist from Museum. Dishes include: Kung Pao chicken, Mapo Tofu, Pumpkin steamed dumplings, Daqian dry-braised fish, boiled beef in chili sauce.  Graduate with your first Chinese Chef certificate of 'Master of Chuancais'. Activity 8- 12:40(16:40) Bon apetit  Enjoy the dishes you have cooked, served with free fruits, red wine, alcohol with special pharmacological function brewed with traditional Chinese herbs, beverage, fruit and vegetable juice and covered tea. Activity 9- 13:40(17:40) Tea Break  Afternoon tea in traditional Bamboo teahouse. Coach transfer back to Chengdu.
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Important Information
Duration
8h
Inclusions
  • Hotel pick-up & drop-off service
  • Escorted tour in the museum by English-speaking staff
  • Transfers of air-conditioned company coach with service of experienced driver
  • A meal with soft drinks
  • Lunch
  • Entry/Admission - Sichuan Cuisine Museum
Exclusions
  • Gratuity for our tour guide and driver (recommended)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • A minimum of 2 Adults per booking is required. You will share a coach with other passengers.
  • Your hotel information in Chengdu should be provided 48 hours before departure.
  • Actual pickup time will be inform after you inform your hotel information
  • The pickup place is your hotel lobby. Or you will be advised a nearest pickup hotel to meet with your tour guide
  • Please note that pickup service is only available to guests staying at downtown Chengdu area.
  • If you live in the outskirt of Chengdu please go to Sheraton Lido Hotel Chengdu to join in this tour. The hotel pickup time is 8:30am.
  • There is no tour guide service during transfers. A staff speaking English will meet you at the Museum.
  • No refunds for no shows or late arrivals.
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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  • Duration: 8h
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  • Languages Offered: English
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