Taiwan Tea Tour (7-Day Private Tour)

Enjoy a

seven-day tour of Taiwan's tea farms to learn the traditions, tastes, and cultivation techniques of Taiwanese tea. You'll be immersed in the most beautiful tea plantations, tasting fine oolong and Oriental Beauty tea varieties.

per adult from

$4,970

NZD

Duration

7 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    • Lunch
    • Snacks
    • Local guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Overnight accommodation
    • 6 nights accommodation
    • Breakfast
    What's excluded :
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Day 1 – Taipei
    • Fly into Taipei and transfer to your hotel.
    • We’ll experience a tea ceremony, led by a local tea master and featuring a selection of Taiwan's finest teas. Enjoy dinner - with some excellent local tea, of course.

    Day 2 – Hualien
    • Early morning departure for a four-hour drive to Hualien. Stops along the way at the hot & cold springs park in Jiaoxi in Yilan County. Optional stops at Kavalan Whiskey distillery.
    • After we’ve set you up in your hotel and you’ve taken a rest, we can look around this lively city of 100,000 people.

    Day 3 – Ruisui District
    • Basing ourselves in Hualien, today we’ll drive to Ruisui for scenery and, naturally, more tea. The district is famous for its hot springs; if you want to soak, bring your swimsuit. Along the way, we can make a stop at Danongdafu Forest Park, a former sugar plantation that’s been turned into a sprawling recreational woodland.

    Day 4 – Sun Moon Lake
    • From Hualien, we’ll start on a fabulous scenic drive through the mountains. The road crests at two miles above sea level, but before then we’ll likely halt for a cup of hot ginger tea at Bilu Sacred Tree.
    • We’ll make regular stops so you can photograph the gorgeous panoramas, then descend toward one of Taiwan’s most famous attractions, Sun Moon Lake. You’ll arrive in time to see the lake (by private boat, if you let us know in advance) and take a short rest in your hotel before dinner.

    Day 5 – Tea Plantations
    • Among the lakeside attractions we’ll visit are Cien Pagoda and a pair of temples.
    • After lunch, you can stretch your legs at the nearby Antique Assam Tea Farm, a restored Japanese-era tea plantation which is as educational as it is scenic. It’ll then be time to say goodbye to the lake and head to the oolong-growing part of the mountainous Alishan region.

    Day 6 – Tea Plantations
    • We’ll have the entire day to explore the Greater Alishan region, visit tea plantations, meet farmers and try their teas. The scenery throughout is wonderful; if you’d like to go for a hike, we’ll show you a trail that matches your physical condition.
    • We can go for a gentle stroll through the forests around Fenqihu.

    Day 7 – Wrap up
    • Whatever time you fly out, we’ll help you make the very most of your final day in Taiwan. Before putting you on the bullet train at Chiayi HSR Station, we can bring you to the Southern Branch of the National Palace Museum, which has a superb permanent exhibition about tea culture, as well as sections devoted to Asian textiles, Buddhist Art and other themes.

    Additional information:
    • Prices based on twin sharing. Single supplement is US$402.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We will pick all of our guests up for their private tour with us. When you book, please specify where we can pick you up from.Airports
    • Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, No. 9, Hangzhan South Road, Dayuan District, Dayuan, Taoyuan 33758 Taiwan
    • Sung Shan Airport, Datong, Taipei Taiwan
    Ports
    • Cruise Ship Terminal Keelung, Bo'ai Road, Zhongzheng District, Keelung City, Taiwan 202
    Departure Time :
    7:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Infant meals not included
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • 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.
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

Language

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Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

10

Organised by Life of Taiwan

Activity ID: V-60100P11

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