This 2.5-hours small group tour collects those foodies together to explore the most authentic and famous Xian local food at the best-known Muslim Quarter with an expert guide. Stroll at the busy street selling all kinds of water-mouthing snacks and crafts, listening the stories of the street and foods from tour guide, stop to feast your stomach at stalls...Plus a surprise when you turn and walk to the peaceful and beautiful Great Mosque which just is hidden in the bustling market.
Direct transfer to the meeting point (if option selected)
English-speaking tour guide
Entrance ticket to the Great Mosque (if option selected)
What's Not Included
Any food or drink
Gratuity (Highly recommended)
CHILD: Age: 0 - 4
ADULT: Age: 5 - 85
Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
Suitable for all physical fitness levels
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
You are suggested to wear comfortable shoes on tour day.
You will receive a confirm email from local operator about the tour details within 48 hours after booking.
Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
Face masks provided for travellers
Face masks required for travellers in public areas
Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
Public transportation options are available nearby
Transportation options are wheelchair accessible
You will be contacted at least one day ahead of the travel day via email to advise the pickup info. The tour guide will also call you or leave you a message through your hotel room the night before tour about pickup time.
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.
For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
What To Expect
Xian attracts increasing people from every corner of the world to visit not only because of it’s splendid history and culture but also it’s amazing foods. This city with identity as thousand-year's Capital of China, has rooted it's own special gourmet type based on fusion and exchange with other food. With a group of 8 people or fewer, this tour will please both your noses and taste buds with a real expert guide.
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 here. If it's not easy for you to find the way to get here from your hotel, you can choose the option including transfer to get a driver picking you up from your hotel to the meeting place and sending you back when tour ends.
Then walk through the puzzling underpass and get to the Drum Tower Square 5 mins later. The guide will introduce you some basic facts of this old city and its must-see attractions along the way and you will be stopped soon by the grand Drum Tower which has been stood there more than 600 years. Behind it, you will get today's goal: Muslim Quarter. How busy and bustling it is! Most people think of this word when see it. Yes, it's always looks crowded from every early morning to night---it's owns such a magic charm. Your eyes must be dazzled at the various stalls and ears surprised by their interesting hawking. Follow your guide to find your way in the crowds and learn the hidden stories about those unknown snacks.
After walking through the main street, your tour guide will lead you to the small lane in the Quarter until Sajinqiao area, where the real delicacy locate. 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 Shuijiao (Hot and sour soup dumpling), Jiasan Guantangbao (Jiasan Soup Dumpling)..your tour guide will point out the best stall to have these foods.
Admission Ticket Free
You can also choose to explore the largest and best preserved of the early mosques of China just behind the bustling market. It is peaceful and beautiful functioned as the holy land for the local Muslims for usual praying although taking the busy street as neighbour. The Great Mosque, which built primarily in the Ming Dynasty when Chinese architectural elements were synthesized into mosque architecture.
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