Experience the fiery flavors of Chinese cuisine with a thrilling day tour that takes you to a culinary journey in Sichuan food. Your day starts by meeting your guide at the meet up point, or a pick up service from your hotel if it is within the coverage area. Your first stop today is a bit of sweetness: a visit to the Chengdu Giant Panda Base. This wonderful reserve helps care for and raise up China's iconic animal, the giant panda. Visitors will get to learn about the base's conservation efforts and see the pandas in the base. Afterwards, you will head to the Chuancai Museum, which begins with 12 kinds of local snacks. As you consider the flavors, you'll visit the museum itself and learn about the origins and history of Sichuan Cuisine. Discover how it had come to be, and learn of one of its most important ingredients: the Pixian chilli bean paste, which gives Sichuan cuisine a unique fire and numbness. You'll be able to get your hands working afterward as you learn to cook 3 dishes from the cuisine, all under the careful guidance of Master Chefs who will aid you in capturing the real taste of Sichuan. You'll bring home your food and a far better understanding of real Sichuan food and Chinese cuisine.