Guilin, China

Learn to Make Rice Cooked in Bamboo Tubes

Longji not only offers breathtakingly scenic views of the lush winding rice terraces but also is famous for bamboo stuffed rice, a local delicacy of the mountainous region. While on the excursion to Longji, you will visit a local ethnic minority family, witness and be taught step-by-step how to make this kind special staple food. The bamboos are cut into shorter sections that are closed at one end. Stream-soaked glutinous rice, together with beans, corns and some other necessary ingredients are put into the bamboo tubes via a small hole of one end with an adequate amount of water. Then, they will be sealed by with banana leaves before being placed on a charcoal fire until all turn black, which means they are thoroughly cooked. The dish is unlike any other common staple food as it combines the great flavor of rice with subtle scent of fresh bamboo. While watching locals make the rice cooked in bamboo tubes, you can get a chance to chat with the family, walk around their traditional wooden house, and learn more about their traditions and culture as well.

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Discover Beijing's glorious highlights from historical sites to cultural attractions

Have a true taste of Beijing Roast Duck, a world-famous imperial delicacy as well as the pride of the city's cuisine

Marvel at the imposing scale of The Terracotta Warriors and Horses, one of the biggest archaeological discoveries in the 20th century

Deeply immerse in the mixing gastronomy of Xi'an Muslim Quarter and take pleasure in tasty foodie tour with your guide

Encounter lovely pandas - China's national animal and learn more about conservation works in Panda Breeding and Research Center

Learn to become a Sichuan chef by a visit to Sichuan Cuisine Museum then join Sichuan Cuisine Cooking Class here

Admire the panoramic views of Longsheng Rice Terraced Field, one of the most impressive China's man-made wonders

Cruise along the scenic Li River and have a leisure sightseeing tour across popular section from Guilin to Xingping

Sneak into Hong Kong's bustling street markets and experience the unforgettable cuisine tour of Kowloon Michelin Food Discovery

Make the rest of your time in Hong Kong for freetime and exploring the bustling habour city on your own

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