Chengdu - Dragon Boat Festival 2021: Cutting Noodles while Blindfolded with Egg painting

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Dragon Boat Festival 2021: Cutting Noodles while Blindfolded with Egg painting

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(5 reviews)
Chengdu, Chengdu, China
45 mins

About the tour

Dragon Boat Festival: The annual Dragon Boat Festival is a special time of year throughout China and you are invited to join us in Chengdu as our guide Susan shares this celebration with including two specific traditional activities. The Dragon Boat Festival is one of three major national holidays in China and happens on June 14th and 15th this year, which follows the Fifth day of the Fifth Month on the Chinese Lunar Calendar. The festival includes a wide range of traditional festival activities such as wooden boat racing, making special food, wearing Perfume Pouches, hanging Chinese mugwort and calamus on doors, the interesting and fun custom of make Painting Eggs stand up and so much more. Tour Summary: For this tour, we selected two different activities that will take place at the Chendu Chuancais Museum where you’ll experience the traditional art of cutting and making noodles while blindfolded and the fun custom of painting eggs and making them stand up. Please come to join our local guide in Chengdu for the special experience during the festival. You may also experience other festival activities with our guide. The annual Dragon Boat Festival is not only selected to UNESCO List, but it is Chinese National Intangible Cultural Heritage. Please come to join our local guide in Chengdu for the special experience during the festival.

Meet Jenny's China Tours

Jenny's China Tours

Jenny’s China Tours provides custom and private tours to Shanghai, Beijing, Xi'an, Chengdu, Guilin and throughout China. Our guides are China experts, speak great English and love sharing the history and culture of China with visitors. We have been delighted to share different parts of China virtually with new friends. We look forward to your visit. Meet our guides: • Cassie: Our Chengdu expert was born in Chengdu and shares the life of Pandas, city culture and history with energy and enthusiasm. She has been an expert guide since 2013 and loves travel, public speaking and meeting people from different cultures. • Alice: Probably our most outgoing guide, Alice is our Shanghai expert and goes above and beyond with every tour to make sure customers are happy and fulfilled. An avid traveller, she is the consummate professional and is always eager to share the history and culture of Shanghai. • Amber: Our Beijing expert became a tour guide after graduating college and has a passion for travel and is always planning her next trip. She delights in sharing the Great Wall, Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City and the culture of Beijing. • Susan: Our expert Chengdu guide loves sharing Chengdu culture and history with visitors. She also has a passion for reading and has visited over 20 countries! This has helped her understand each country’s unique culture. • Apple: You won’t meet a more optimistic guide than our Shanghai expert Apple. As a local Shanghainese, she shares the city’s rapid ascent to modernity along with historic treasures of the Bund, Tianzifang and old Shanghai. • Eva: Our Xi’an expert is a master guide with over 16 years of experience and loves sharing the history of Xi’an’s Terra Cotta Warriors, the last standing city wall all of Xi’an’s famous spots. She never misses a question and eager to share. • Sally: As a native Xi’an resident, Sally is an expert on her hometown and enjoys sharing its history and secrets. As a guide of over 20 years and a degree from Xi’an Foreign Language University, you won’t find a better ambassador to get to know Xi’an. • Yvonne: Our Guilin expert, Yvonne, used to be a translator before becoming a guide with over 15 years of experience now. With impeccable English and knowledge of Guilin, she lovers showing the amazing sights and history of this unique region of China. •Lee: Lee lives in a province called Qinghai in North Western China. his hometown is located at an intersection between the ancient Silk Road and the Tibetan plateau. It is rich in unique landscapes and diverse ethnic culture. Lee has worked as an interpreter and a guide specialising in adventure travel; he loves spending time in the natural world!

What to expect

Get ready for something special. We’re travelling to Chengdu with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you’ll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing content creator.

The tour will last about 45 mins and will be live-streamed by your content creator directly from Chengdu. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your content creator and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.

Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to join, but you have the option to leave a tip during the tour.

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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.

Reviews from travellers

Christina W.

16 June 2021

Excellent tour, thank you!

Deb B.

15 June 2021

It was really interesting

Lisa R.

14 June 2021

Susan is a great guide. She was able to share so much information in what I think we all agreed was a too short amount of time. She was receptive to questions and excited about her location. I will tour with her again!

Gail B.

14 June 2021

Susan's tour was excellent! She showed very interesting things and with thorough explanations!

Amanda J.

14 June 2021

Susan did a wonderful job! This was the best tour of all the Dragon Boat series that I was able to see.

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