Victoria's Modern Chinatown Eats and History Tour

Price: $71.00
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Summary
Shore Excursion Size ? Small
Shore Excursion Type Active, Cuisine, Scenic
Shore Excursion Duration 2 Hours 30 Minutes
Activity Level ? Easy
Shore Excursion Leaves From ? A 10 to 12 minute taxi (approximately $10 US to $13 US, not included) is necessary to reach the departure location.
Food/Beverage Provided Samples of food and beverages from 8 stops.
Recommended Dress We recommend wearing comfortable, weather appropriate clothing and sensible, flat-soled walking shoes as this tour operates regardless of weather. Sunglasses, hat, and sunscreen are suggested.
Restrictions Tour involves approximately 2 kilometers / 1.25 miles (roughly 45 minutes) of walking over even, cobblestone and uneven surfaces. Tour does not accomodate dairy or gluten allergy.

Taste delectable samples of food and craft beer as you learn about the history of the Victoria Public Market, Chinatown, and Market Square when you book this guided walking tour. Your scenic tour includes culinary samples at seven local businesses and a tour of the oldest Chinatown in Canada. This 2-hour small-group walking tour is perfect for food enthusiasts and history buffs. Tour includes a walk through the famous Fan Tan Alley and ends with some local craft beer.

Get ready to embark on your tasty journey in Victoria, British Columbia, by catching a cab (not included) and meeting up with your expert local tour guide at the iconic Hudson Bay department Store building at a coffee shop called Shatterbox. Then follow your guide and stroll through the historic Victoria Public Market and discover some of the tastiest spots in town, including a gourmet farm-to-table soup from The Big Spoon and an authentic Italian Arancini from La Pasta.

Next, head down bustling Fisgard Street to discover a vivid history and beautiful architecture in historic Chinatown. Here, you'll get to explore Canada's first public Chinese school, walk under the Gates of Harmonious Interest, and follow your guide as you peruse Chinatown's new modern food scene. Sink your teeth into baked bao buns, sample handmade tortillas from a master tortilla maker, and indulge in French pastry at La Roux Patisserie.

Continue your scenic tour by following your guide through Fan Tan Alley, the narrowest street in Canada. At only 3 feet wide, this photo-worthy alley is a treasure trove of history and cute local shops. The tour then heads to Dumpling Drop, a hip and modern restaurant serving friendly Thai dumplings. The tour then ends in busy Market Square at one of the most popular breweries in the city, Whistle Buoy. Here you have the option of a locally-made soda or a sample of craft beer. Please note samples may vary depending on availability.

If you're looking for a way to combine delicious, modern food with a history lesson of one of Victoria's oldest neighborhoods, then this walking tour is just for you. Reserve your spot on this delicious guided walking tour now for an unforgettable time in Victoria!

Please Note: Please indicate any special dietary restrictions including the vegetarian options in advance so that the proper accommodations can be made.