Victoria's Modern Chinatown Eats and History Tour

Victoria's Modern Chinatown Eats and History Tour
Price: $75.00
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Summary
Shore Excursion Size ? Small
Shore Excursion Type Active, Cuisine, Scenic
Shore Excursion Duration 2 Hours
Activity Level ? Easy
Shore Excursion Leaves From ? Your tour departs from the coffee shop called Shatterbox. The address is 770 Fisgard Street. 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 6 or 7 stops. Please bring your own water bottle as one will not be provided.
Recommended Dress We recommend wearing comfortable, weather appropriate clothing and sensible, flat-soled walking shoes, and umbrella as this tour operates regardless of weather. Sunglasses, hat, and sunscreen are suggested.
Restrictions Please indicate any allergies or special dietary restrictions (vegetarian) at least 24 hours before the tour at otet2012@gmail.com and reference your name and the tour that you will be attending. Tour can not accommodate a gluten allergy. This tour is wheelchair accessible. This tour is roughly 45 minutes of light walking.

Uncover old streets and enjoy fresh cuisine on this informative and fun gourmet walking tour that visits Chinatown and Old Town, two iconic areas. The tour will stop at 6 or 7 of the city's best hidden secrets, offering a diverse range of culinary treats. Victoria Public Market, Fan Tan Alley, Chinatown, and Market Square in Old Town are among the attractions on the tour. Visit the city's top hip and modern cuisine while learning more about Victoria's early history.

At your first stop 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.