Under the Surface of Montreal's Chinatown: Guided Food Walking Tour
On this guided walking tour, you'll explore the evolution of of Montreal’s Chinatown, from its pre-Chinatown beginnings to the current mix of people, food and businesses. Learn about the history and impacts of the different waves of immigration and immigration policies, while discovering the food, and stories of local chefs, merchants and colorful characters.Itinerary
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Chinatown, St-Laurent Blvd, Montreal, Quebec H2Z 1E9 Canada
This 4hour tour scratches the veneer and gets beyond Chinatown's facade to taste its best treasures! Visit seven food tasting stops and explore the history of Chinatown and its local characters.
After meeting at Place d'armes in Old Montreal, your guide will give a brief overview of the history of Montreal. Then take a short stroll to Chinatown. If there are children in the tour group, you'll make a stop at the water garden at the Chinese Holiday Inn.
Head to the largest Chinese grocery store in Chinatown, learn about its history and take time to look around and shop. Afterwards, enjoy a Bahn Mi sandwich and learn how to make this local treat.
Next, enjoy a quick bite of szechuan, Dongbei and Hunan food, while tasting some crispy pork, BBQ pork and duck. Then follow your guide to a classic Hong Kong style dimsum. Eat a fortune cookie and learn about the oldest business in Chinatown that makes them!
Afterwards, taste Chinese pastries at a Cantonese bakery, try some famous dragon's beard candy and finish off with high quality tea from a Montreal based company with farms in Southern China.
You will be very full at the end of this tour. Step into a different world that you may have never found on your own!
Duration: 4 hours
"Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability"
"When you go to shops, any purchases you make above and beyond the tour are your responsibility."
"Your local tour operator will provide ponchos in case of rain but you need to dress appropriately for the weather otherwise."
"You'll be provided a bottle of water and a juice in the summer as well as a choice of a dessert or bubble tea at the end and tea"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 2 travelers"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Guides and guests are required to wear masks as well as wash hands upon arrival and departure at each site. Each traveller will be given their own portion of food and they will not take from communal plates. Groups will be limited to 8 or 10 people depending on the tour. Tours can be made private."
Hora de Inicio:
Duración: 4 Hours 30 Minutes
Lugar de comienzo:
Côte de la Place d’Armes and, St Jacques St, Montreal, QC H2Y 4A4, Canada
Cancelaciones y devoluciones:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.