A Taste of China in L.A.
Learn Chinese culture and taste many courses of authentic Chinese food with your Chinese American guide.
China is one of the top travel destinations in the world. But traveling to a foreign country can be daunting both for your wallet and your body. Lucky for you, in L.A. you can get an authentic taste of China without having to pull out your passport or get on a long flight! Greater L.A. has one of the largest populations of Chinese Americans in the world. Los Angeles has a long Chinese immigration history that continues influencing our city's food and culture. This tour will let you experience Chinese culture through visiting both historical and contemporary Chinatown sights, markets, restaurants, and cafes. You will sample a variety of Chinese regional snacks, drinks, and meals. Forget about the sweet and sour pork. This tour will definitely open your eyes to what Chinese culture and food truly is! Be sure to come on an empty stomach, because the food and drinks are included!
A Taste of China in L.A. Tour:
Please let me know your food preference and any restrictions. Vegetarians and Vegans are welcome too. I will customized our stops based on your requests and feedback, but here is a general itinerary depending on the tour length and your requests:
- Downtown Chinatown
- Market strolling and food sampling
- Drive to the "new Chinatown" in the San Gabriel Valley to explore a modern market and learn about all the exotic items there
- Visit a variety of local restaurants and cafes where you can sample and learn about each of the major Chinese regional cuisines
For a whole day tour, we will include an enchanting visit to a Chinese garden surrounded by beautiful traditional Chinese architecture and landscaping. You will feel like you have been transported to ancient China. Of course, more food sampling awaits after some walking and photo ops. Depending on your fitness, a short hike may be included too, so that you can enjoy some beautiful views and fresh air, generate an appetite, and make the day not only tasty but also healthy! Check out this blog about how to enjoy Chinese food.
For a half day tour, the cost includes up to 5 courses or snacks and 1 drink.
For a whole day tour, the cost includes up to 8 course or snacks and 2 drinks.
4 hours, or 8 hours
Tour Start Time:
8:30 AM, 9:00 AM, 9:30 AM, 10:00 AM
1:30 PM, 2:00 PM, 2:30 PM, 3:00 PM (for half day tours only)
4 Hours: $499 for up to 3 people
4th and 5th person for additional $99 each
8 Hours: $899 for up to 3 people
4th and 5th person for additional $149 each
Put down 20% deposit to book this tour. Remember, you can always request minor adjustments later, even during the tour!
NOTE: Prices include a personal chauffeur/tour guide. The prices DO NOT include hotel, tickets for activities, shows, museums, theme parks, meals, snacks, parking fees, or special transportation such as ferry rides, and air fares, unless explicitly stated in a particular tour description.
La La Tours is not responsible for additional expenses incurred by trip changes such as hotel cancellation fees, non-refundable tickets, etc.
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