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Day TripProduct ID: 11064

Feast on Dumplings and Cook Some Yourself, Too!

  • Mode: Metro/Taxi
  • Duration: 3 Hours
  • Participants: 1 - 8
English, French, Spanish, Russian, German, Japanese, Korean

What could be better than biting into a juicy, warm dumpling? Learning how to cook your own, of course. Cooks of any level are welcomed to join in this tasty lesson.

Family & kid friendly 

Guided by a famous chef 

Make the local dish yourself 

Learn the culture and history of Chinese cuisine 

What You Can Expect

Immerse yourself in the rich culinary culture of Shanghai on a 3-hour tour that includes a 1-hour comprehensive cookery class. Pleasure your palate with local specialties like wontons, fried pot stickers and the city's renowned 'xiaolongbao' (soup dumplings) as you discover enticing food stands with a knowledgeable guide.

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  • Pick-up
    Meet your gastronomic guide in your hotel lobby and your guide will take you to a central Shanghai location and commence the walking tour of the former French Concession, a quaint colonial area thronged with enticing food stalls. 

  • Local Delicacy Tasting

    Watch vendors cook fresh local favorites and begin tasting your way through the city; feast on up to eight samples and savor the unique flavors of guotiep, jiaozi, wontons and Shanghai's renowned xiaolongbao.

  • Food Tasting and Art Deco Admiration
    Listen as your guide offers fascinating insight into the cultural significance of food in Shanghai and admire the scenery as you stroll past Art Deco architecture to the venue of your cookery class. 

  • Har Gow Making

    Greet your professional chef and observe a demonstration on how to make har gow, a Cantonese dim sum specialty that comes in the form of steamed potato wrappers stuffed with shrimp. 

  • Enjoy your Har Gow
    Pleasure your appetite with the Har Gow made by yourself. Then you can start your adventures to explore Shanghai by your own. The guide can offer you the information of transportation if needed.

Price Details

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What's Included?

  • Professional guide
  • Samplings during market tour and cooking class
  • Har gow cooking class
  • Non-alcoholic beverages
  • Hotel pick-up with transportation fee (metro/taxi)


  • Gratuities
  • Drop-off

Rescheduling and Cancellation Policy

Once you place this order, there would be $50USD per person for the booking charge, which has no refund.
Cancellations received less than 48 hours prior to your travel date is not acceptable.
If you want to make any adjustments (e.g. travel date, number of participants, itinerary etc.) to your trip, feel free to email us at


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The detailed information of your private guide and pickup time(usually at 9 a.m) will be informed to you by email at least 24 hours prior to your travel date.

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