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Explore Yulin area, Authentic local food and hidden Tea house

成都市, China

Experience hosted by Nici

2.5 hours
Includes food, drinks
Up to 8 people
Hosted in Chinese (Simplified), English

What you'll do

Yu Lin is one of most famous streets in Chengdu. It's not only the landmark street but also it's the old residential area and origin of legendary tells. In Yu Lin you cannot find the so-called scenic spots, but you can be a real local citizen and experience the traditional Chengdu food, beverage and entertainment.
We'll take you to the traditional market where selling fresh vegetables、fruits、meats、seasonings and aquatic products,etc. You can also find the kinds of unique Sichuan spices and cooked food. Even you can buy the authentic Hotpot condiments to take to your home as the souvenir for friends.
Then we'll bring you to an off-tourist-radar restaurant where you can taste the real local food and see local ways of life. Nearly twenty years, this restaurant has become known as one of the best snack restaurants in Yu Lin, features special dumplings in spicy sauce and tomato beef noodles. Here you can find the hidden menu that is the proprietress specifically customize for us,only for us!You'll get a real taste of tradition Chengdu dish and snacks in this restaurant.
Lastly but not leastly, we'll walk 10 mins to go to a private tea house which hidden deep in the local residential quarter. The earliest tea drinking record in poetry is in Chengdu.The experience will demonstrate how to make tea and drink tea. Drinking tea in here is an upgrade of leisure and entertainment. At the end of the experience you will understand more about the concepts of tea art and know the real local life in Chengdu.
Let’s travel in Chengdu like a REAL LOCAL CITIZEN.
Yu Lin is one of most famous streets in Chengdu. It's not only the landmark street but also it's the old residential area and origin of legendary tells. In Yu Lin you cannot find the so-called scenic spots, but you can be a real local citizen and experience the traditional Chengdu food, beverage and entertainment.
We'll take you to the traditional market where selling fresh vegetables、fruits、meats、seasonings and aquatic products,etc. You can…

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What's included

  • Food
    Meals included. local snacks
  • Drinks
    tea tasting
From $33
/ person
No dates available

Meet your host, Nici

Host on Airbnb since 2016
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Hello My name is Nici. I was born in Chengdu and lived here over 30 years, madly love this city and know everything about it. I've traveled a lot, and be an Airbnb host for 2 years, so I know what travelers need, and what they want. The experience is led by me and my best friend Zoe(who has also grown up in Chengdu) .We will take you on a journey to explore the "real life" in this city and learn about food, tea and people from the locations unknown to most tourists. Let’s travel in Chengdu like a real local citizen. We can have fantastic Experience in Chengdu.
Hello My name is Nici. I was born in Chengdu and lived here over 30 years, madly love this city and know everything about it. I've traveled a lot, and be an Airbnb host for 2 years, so I know what travelers need, and what they want. The experience is led by me and my best friend Zoe(who has also grown up in Chengdu) .We will take you on a journey to explore the "real life" in this city and learn about food, tea and people from the locations unknown to most tourists. Let’s travel in Chengdu like…
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Where you'll be

We'll take you to the traditional market.
we'll bring you to an off-tourist-radar restaurant where you can taste the real local food, here you can try 9 varieties of local dishes.
we'll go to a private tea house which hidden deep in the local residential quarter.
禹涵
January 2019
超级棒的一次体验! 去了菜市场 接收到成都浓浓的地气 一路上两位小姐姐讲了成都多年来变迁的历史 探秘体验中更拥有了深度文化游 吃了好多种小吃小碗菜特色菜 馆子口味真的是特特特特特别好! 非常值得去!!! 很期待下次相遇!
January 2019
很满意的一次体验 过来成都不知道玩什么 就定了一个去玉林吃吃吃的体验 听说那边是成都的美食天堂 过去打卡了很正宗的水饺 不愧开了几十年 太好吃了 痞老板人很健谈 一路都不会无聊 讲了好多成都以前的故事 很棒 吃完走到后面累了还去喝了东西 也是很有意思的一家店 整个行程超满意的 一百昏!
Xu
January 2019
来成都很多次了,还第一次在Airbnb上参加体验,两个小姐姐很有趣,一路上给我们讲了很多老成都老玉林的风月往事。这个行程吃是重头戏,据说小店老板只为我们做定制套餐。真的绝对是我人生吃过最好吃的红油水饺。还有成都人民的家常菜回锅肉和土豆烧排骨,真的很好吃。饭后还带我们去了一家隐藏在居民小区里的茶室,环境非常棒,不仅帮我们冲茶,还教我们怎样沏茶。一路上看到好多成都大爷大妈在路边打麻将,还吃了好多小吃,真的第二天都觉得好饱。

Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Government ID

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Guest requirements

Up to 8 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

What to bring

We'll be exploring on foot, so please wear comfortable shoes!

Let me know your dietary restrictions and any specific information I had better know in advance :)