There are three main things that people usually ask about touring China. Hotels, transportation and MEALS. There is plenty of food in China….you will not go hungry is an understatement. Food is hospitality in China. As my Chinese friend says, “Chinese people like to do two things 1. Eat Chinese Food 2. Talk about Eating Chinese food. After 25 years of traveling throughout China I agree and understand why. The variety of food is fantastic and so different in each area of the country. Most people are on tours of one kind or another. A budget tour gets budget meals of course. A good tour gives you a variety of food. Group Tours today in order to keep their prices low have gone to many Buffet restaurants to save costs. Nothing wrong with Buffets if they are good. Food is prepared and put on steam tables to serve the many large group tours that must stay on a schedule because other group tours may use the same restaurants. I do Private Custom tours for my clients and insist on sit down and be served meals that are cooked individually for the customer. Your likes, dislikes and allergies are considered by your requests. I also must consider a budget for meals depending on the value of the tour which can range from Budget to Deluxe tours. You see here a deluxe dinner my wife and I are having along with a typical standard lunch that we had one day.
In our 26th year of doing Quality Tours To China and Tibet