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[Evening Tour] Hot Pot Dinner & Sichuan Opera (Group, with private transfer, front seat)

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Group Tour

Daily

Chengdu

hot pot | Sichuan Opera show at Shufengyayun tea house

Sichuan Opera is one of the most famous traditional Chinese operas. It was origin in Sichuan province about 1,700 years ago. Sichuan Opera plays an important part of the Chengdu culture and has wide spread in southwestern China - Sichuan Province, Yunnan Province and Guizhou Province.
The most famous show in the opera are "Changing Faces", "Fire Spitting", "Rolling Lamp", "Folk Music", "Hand Shadow" and "Puppet Opera". You will have a chance to see all the highlights in the night show in Shufengyayun.

Details

5:00 p.m. Chengdu downtown hotel pickup

Drive to a nice hot pot restaurant and teach you how to do the hot pot, then you enjoy your dinner.

5:30 p.m. hot pot (about 2 hours)

The hot pot is one of Sichuan's oldest methods of cooking and is still a popular choice for a night out in Chengdu. While the hot pot is kept simmering, ingredients are placed into the pot and are cooked at the table. Typical hot pot dishes include thinly sliced meat, leaf vegetables, mushrooms, wontons, egg dumplings, and seafood. Vegetables, fish, and meat should be fresh. The hot pot in Chengdu can be very spicy because almost everyone lives here loves spicy. But there is also a choice of non-spicy hot pot.

7:30 p.m. Sichuan Opera show at Shufengyayun tea house (蜀风雅韵) (about 1.5 hours)

Your guide will send you into the Shufengyayun tea house. After helping you find your seat, they'll leave you to enjoy the show at your leisure.

Sichuan opera is traditionally enjoyed in a tea house atmosphere, where the audience can relax with tasty snacks and hot tea while enjoying the boisterous performance. Shufengyayun tea house, one of Chengdu's best, is located in the Chengdu Culture Park near Qingyang Temple, a famous Taoist abbey, Wuhou Ancestral Temple and Dufu's Cottage.

The building is in the style of Sichuan's rustic Old West Shu Country and is the perfect backdrop for the ancient Chinese dramatic art of bian lian (face changing), a highlight of the show. Watch the performers in their brightly colored costumes as they move to the quick, dramatic music. Their faces are hidden by vividly colored masks which can change in a split second, turning from joy, to fear, to anger in a matter of moments. It is a dramatic combination of music, song and dance that transcends cultural barriers. In addition to face changing, you'll also enjoy other performances ranging from euphonious folk music played on traditional Sichuanese instruments such as the Gao Hu, Jin Qian Ban and Suo Na, to other Sichuan Opera favorites such as Gong Fu opera "On the Way to the Wedding", comedy "Rolling Light", and stick-puppet show "The Beauty of the World". All programs are designed to amaze and delight and despite the stifling Chengdu heat, expect an enthusiastic response from the audience with cheers and laughters throughout.

9:30 p.m. Return to hotel

Price Includes and Excludes

What is included?

1) English-speaking tour guide

2) Admission fees, meals and transportation as listed in the details

3) Travel Accident Insurance

What is excluded?

1) Personal expenses, optional items and anything else not specifically mentioned

Important Notes

1.Please call or email Ctrip if you need to cancel your booking. Free cancellation for bookings cancelled at least 3 days in advance. If you cancel 2 days or less before your visit, a 100% cancellation fee will be charged per booking.

2.On departure date we will pick you up from downtown hotel. You will be contacted before 11:00 p.m. the day before your scheduled activity to confirm pickup information regarding your driver and/or tour guide. Please call Wu @(+86)13882271794 for any urgent matters.

3.Currently payment is only accepted by credit card. Once payment clears, Ctrip will send you a confirmation email with your booking details. If payment fails, your booking will automatically be canceled. To ensure a smooth payment process, we recommend you contact your credit card provider in advance.

4.Time arrangements described in itineraries are subject to change. Guides reserve the right to change arrangements according to weather, transportation and other variable conditions.

5.If you opt to join only part of this activity, you forfeit the right to join subsequent parts, as well as the right to receive a refund for any part of the activity that you miss.

6.All listed meals are Chinese food unless otherwise noted. Please notify us ahead of time for any dietary restrictions (allergies, vegetarian, kosher, etc.).

7.Please ensure personal and travel information is entered correctly. Ctrip will not refund any losses that result from incorrect and missing information.

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- Children: 2-12 years old and shorter than 1.2m (3 ft 11 in)

- Each child must be accompanied by at least 1 adult.

- Prices for group products are fixed. For private products, the bigger the group the lower the price per person.