Xian Muslim Quarter: 2-Hour Night Walking Foodie Tour
Xian attracts increasing people from every corner of the world to visit, not only because of its splendid history and culture but also amazing food. This city, known as the ancient capital of 13 dynasties, has rooted its own special gourmet type based on fusion and exchange with other cuisines. With a group of 8 people or fewer, this tour will please both your noses and taste buds. Follow a real expert guide to kick off a fantastic food tour.
The daily departure time is 6pm. The meeting place is the lobby of Bell Tower Hotel located in the very center of the city. You will easily find your tour guide and other members. If it’s not easy for you to find the way to get there from your hotel, you can choose the option including transfer to get a driver to pick you up from your hotel, drive you to the meeting place and send you back when the tour ends.
Then walk through the puzzling underpass and get to the Drum Tower Square in 5 minutes. The guide will introduce you some basic facts of this old city and its must-see attractions on the way and you will soon reach the grand Drum Tower which has stood there for more than 600 years. Behind it is the today’s destination, Muslim Quarter. How busy and bustling it is! Most people think of this word when seeing it. Yes, it’s always crowded from early morning to night. It has such a magic charm. You will be dazzled by various stalls and amused at vendors’ interesting hawking. Follow your guide to find your way in the crowds and learn the hidden stories about those unknown snacks.
When reaching the end of the main street, your tour guide will lead you to a small lane into Sajinqiao area where you will find the real delicacy including Roujiamo (Chinese Hamburger), Liangpi (Cold Noodles), Yangrou Paomo (Mutton and Bread Pieces in Soup), Biang Biang Mian (Biang Biang Noodle), Zenggao (Glutinous Rice and Date Cake), Suan Tang Shui Jiao (Hot and Sour Soup Dumpling), Jiasan Guantangbao (Jiasan Soup Dumpling). Your tour guide will point out the best stall to have these foods.
Finally, the guide will escort you back to Bell Tower Hotel or the nearest subway/bus station and then you will find your way back to hotel.
The price for the option with direct transfer to the meeting place from your hotel (within 2nd ring of Xian) is USD42. Please contact us if you need this option.
The core of our service is excellent travel guides. Over 20 years, we have built up a considerable professional guide team that is knowledgeable, attentive and flexible. The most experienced and reliable guides will be arranged for your unique China tour. Our passionate guide team is full of contagious enthusiasm and keen interest to share culture and history in a pleasant manner. We are always glad at your service to lead you to explore a real China and experience authentic local life in China.
Our Driver and Vehicle
The first mission of our service is to ensure you feel safe and comfortable during your travel. The vehicles we use are air-conditioned, clean and well-maintained. Our drivers are all licensed drivers with many years of driving experience. Moreover, we offer free baby seats for families with little kids.
Food is a very important part of Chinese culture. You won’t want to miss the opportunity to taste the real local Chinese food!
Buffet breakfast will be included in the hotel if you would like accommodation to be arranged by us. Having lunch at local restaurants close and convenient to the attractions you will visit, you would enjoy the local dishes in each city. Chinese style, Vegetarian or Muslim meals are all available. If you have any other diet requirements or allergies, please feel free to let us know, we will try our best to organize it.
For daily dinner, you are suggested to have it on your own when you are exploring each city in your own time, this way would be more flexible for you to choose food as per your interest and preference.