Beijing Traditional Cooking Lesson with Market Visit - Private Tour

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Chinese dumplings
Chinese dumplings
Chinese Dumpling Cooking
Chinese Dumpling Cooking
Traditional cooking class
Traditional cooking class
Local market visit
Local market visit
Chinese dumplings
Chinese Dumpling Cooking
Traditional cooking class
Local market visit

What To Expect

Discover the culinary art of authentic Chinese dumplings and other local dishes on this 4-hour cooking class, guided by an expert chef. Visit a nearby market and pick out fresh ingredients for your cooking class and enjoy stir-frying, braising, and steaming your way to culinary competence.


  • With hotel pick-up and drop off for convenience

  • A fun Chinese cooking class in Beijing

  • Visit a local market to pick out fresh goods for cooking

  • With an expert chef, learn how to cook Chinese dumplings and other traditional dishes

  • Enjoy your delicious meal in the ambiance of a private ancient courtyard


Cooking Lessons in Beijing
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4 hours
daily at 8:30 AM
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Get to know the Beijing's rich culinary culture by learning how to cook and sampling the city's world-class cuisines in a traditional setting.

After being picked up from your hotel, visit a local market and browse produce and listen as your guide provide insights on the different kinds of vegetables and spices. Pick out fresh ingredients for your cooking class and make your way down an exquisitely restored hutong courtyard house.

With the help of an expert chef, learn the most important techniques for Chinese cooking, from stir-frying to steaming to braising. In this fun and very much hands-on cooking class, make delicious Chinese dumplings and other classic local dishes. You will also discover kitchen skills such as cooking with woks and cleavers, and use of spices and condiments to make delicious flavorful dishes.

When you're finished cooking, enjoy the meal you've made at the Qing dynasty-era courtyard.


  • Hotel pick up and drop off

  • English-speaking guide

  • Cooking lesson at the Hutong Courtyard House

  • Chinese-style lunch


  • Personal expenses

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

Please Note

  • Tours run rain or shine, unless conditions prove to be too adverse.

  • Please dress appropriately. Comfortable shoes are advisable

  • Children below 2 years old are free of charge, provided they do not occupy a seat.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation: 8 days or more prior to start date of activity.
  • 50% Cancellation Fee (50% reimbursement): between 6 to 7 days prior to date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 5 days or less prior to date of activity.

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