Private Tour: Hangzhou Tea Culture Day Tour

There is no better place to experience the best green tea, Longjing in Hangzhou than other places in China. Hangzhou is the home of tea and silk. Longjing tea is considered the best green tea in China. Enjoy a 6-hour tour accompanied by your knowledgeable guide and skillful driver, visit the National Tea Museum, Tea Plantation, Meijiawu Tea Village, try the Longjing Tea and talk with tea famers. You'll not only learn about Chinese tea culture, also immerse yourself in the process of tea-making and beautiful scenery. You have the option to have an authentic home-cooked meal at a local famer's home. To make your trip comfortable and easy, we provide FREE WI-FI, PHONE CHARGER, COLD DRINKS AND UMBRELLA (no extra charge).

Note: If you come from Shanghai by train, recommend timing: Arrival: Around 9:30am; Departure: Around 18:00pm. Both Hangzhou East train station and Hangzhou railway station are work for this tour. Free charge of train station pick up & drop off service.

per adult from

$185

NZD

Duration

6 hours

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  • What's included :
    • Hotel and railway station pickup and drop-off in Hangzhou downtown
    • Admission Fee & Boat Ride on West Lake if you book the package tour
    • Professional English & Chinese Speaking Tour Guide
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Bottled Water/Soda Drinks/Cold Drinks
    • Lunch if you book the all inclusive tour option
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: National Tea Museum, Shuangfeng Country, Longjing Road, Xihu District, Hangzhou 310000 China

    Be ready for convenient pickup at your Hangzhou downtown hotel or Hangzhou train station. Meet your personal tour guide and go for the Longjing Tea Village by a private vehicle. On the way, pelase feel free to let your guide know your interests of any particular attractions so the commentary and itinerary can be customized accordingly.

    Your tour begin with China National Tea Museum. This China National Tea Museum is not only an exhibition center of Chinese tea culture but also a professional facility to collect tea cultural relics and materials. It is an important base for tea research and tea culture activities, most importantly, a cradle to educate the world with Chinese tea art and culture. Here you can discover the great impact of tea on lives of various minority groups of the country and get an insight of Chinese tea culture and history.

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Longjing tea fields, Longjing tea village, Hangzhou China

    Next to visit Eighteen Imperial Tea Bushes with famous Longjing tea. Longjing tea was granted the status of "Imperial Tea" in Qing Dynasty by Chinese Emperor Kangxi. Emperor Qianlong was also so impressed by the Longjing tea produced here that he conferred a special imperial status on those 18 tea bushes. The bushes continue producing premium Longjing tea and the tea they produce is auctioned annually for higher price per gram than gold.

    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Hangzhou Longjingshan Tea Cultural Village, No.268 Wengjia Mountain, Xihu District, Hangzhou 310002 China

    After lunch, continue your tour to Tea House at Meijiawu Tea Village, located at the hinterland of West Lake Park which is considered one of the most important Longjing tea productions in China. Enjoy the natural environment and beautiful village scenery while learning more about their special tea culture and how to appreciate the sophisticated taste and aroma of Longjing tea. At the Tea House, learn how to make the Longjing Tea including tea leaves picking, frying and tasting.

    Duration: 2 hours 20 minutes

    Stop At: QingHeFang, No.113 Gaoyin Street, Shangcheng District, Hangzhou China

    The final stop is Qinghefang street. Stroll down this ancient street with your private guide, you can stop any of the snack bars that offer local delicacies and shops selling antiques, embroidered items and silk. It is a good place to experience the life of old Hangzhou, you can see the well-preserved old buildings, explore the interesting boutique storers and choose your favorite souvenirs.

    Drive you back to your hotel or Hangzhou train station and your tour ends.

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pickup& drop-off service is arranged at your Hangzhou downtown hotel or Hangzhou train station.
    Departure Time :
    9:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Please wear comfortable walking shoes
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by China Private Tours

Activity ID: V-6977P2

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