Private Half Day Chengdu Walking Tour including Teahouse and Street Food
Discover life in Chengdu on a leisurely walking tour with an experienced guide. See contemporary buildings like the New Chengdu Museum and Sichuan Library, explore the historical Kuan-Zhai Lane area, and visit People’s Park. Stop for tea at a traditional teahouse, and savor an authentic Chinese snack from a street vendor. You'll also check out local hangouts where residents go through their usual routines, from exercise to matchmaking. Throughout this 4-hour tour, hear informative commentary about the history, culture and latest trends of Chengdu.
per adult from
3 to 4 hours
What's included :
- Professional English-speaking guide
- One bottle of water
- Street food snack
- A cup of tea in a local tea house
- Entry/Admission - Chengdu Museum New Building
- Entry/Admission - Kuanzhai Alley
- Entry/Admission - Chengdu Renmin Park
What's excluded :
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Mao Zedong Statue, on the Tianfu Square, Qingyang District, Chengdu 610015 China
Your Chengdu walking tour starts at 1 pm at the Mao Zedong statue at Tianfu Square, where you'll meet your guide.
Duration: 10 minutes
Stop At: Chengdu Museum New Building, No.1 Xiaohe Street, Qingyang District, Chengdu China
Walk to see three modern buildings that are becoming new landmarks in the city: Sichuan Art Gallery, Sichuan Library and the New Chengdu Museum. You may be interested in walking in and see the history and art, or simply admire the architecture from the outside.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Kuanzhai Alley, East of Tongren Road, west of Changshun Street, Qingyang District, Chengdu 610015 China
Next, head over to the Kuan-Zhai Lane area, one of Chengdu’s three historic conservation districts. Constructed in 1718 during the early years of the Qing dynasty, this pleasant pedestrian thoroughfare is home to a fascinating mix of classic Sichuan architecture and modern cafes and boutiques. While you walk, listen to commentary from your guide about the district's history and design, and witness how some of the city's old establishments — local restaurants, traditional teahouses, Chinese calligraphy demonstrations — sit alongside the new.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Chengdu Renmin Park, No.12 Shaocheng Road, Qingyang District, Chengdu 610015 China
Continue to the tree-lined paths of People’s Park and take a seat at Heming Teahouse, where you'll sip a cup of tea and relax in a bamboo chair as your guide explains Chinese tea traditions. An optional massage and ear cleaning can be purchased from independent practitioners on-site. Then stroll around the nearby lake and watch local people practicing tai chi, square dancing, singing karaoke and playing musical instruments.
Enjoy a snack from one of the many food vendors in the park, who serve items like noodles, wontons, dumplings, steamed buns and pancakes, and then make your way to the neighboring Children's Palace, where local teenagers, often accompanied by anxious parents, take extra courses in order to improve their studies and chances of getting into a good university.
Your tour ends here, where your guide can help you find a taxi or give other advice on how to get to your next destination (any transport at own expense).
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Departure Point :Chairman Mao Portrait, Luomashi, Qingyang District, Chengdu, China
Departure Time :1:00 PM
Return Detail :Returns to original departure point
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Children under the age of 5 years are free of charge
- Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
- Umbrellas are recommended for rainy days
- Total distance walked is about 1.9 miles (3 km)
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Stroller accessible
- Near public transportation
- Most travelers can participate
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.