Chinese Tea Culture and West Lake Tour

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  • Sightseeing tour
  • Local boat rides
  • Coffee and tea tour
  • duration 8 hours
  • tour type Private
  • age requirement 1+ years old
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
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  • Starts West Lake and Hangzhou, China
  • Ends West Lake and Hangzhou, China
HIGHLIGHTS
  • Explore the tea plantation in Meijiawu Tea Village
  • Pick tea leaves and watch the teamaking process
  • Take a gorgeous cruise on the West Lake
  • Participate in a traditional Chinese tea ceremony
In a country that started originated the tea, take a tour to a plantation growing the famous longjing tea (dragon well tea). Learn the entire process of tea-making as you pick tea leaves, watch the tea-making process and participate in the time-honoured tradition of the Chinese tea ceremony.

In the morning, your tour guide pick you up at your hotel in downtown Hangzhou and escort you to Meijiawu Tea Village. The village will welcome you with rolling hills of green tea trees and its fresh fragrance.

Head to the mountain area and see the tea farmers working in the tea plantation on the hillside. You can join them to pick tealeaves and watch the entire tea-making process. Later, stop by a tea farmer's house to experience a Chinese tea ceremony. Enjoy a sumptuous lunch in the Chenghuang Pavilion with a relaxing traditional Chinese music performance.

In the afternoon, cruise the West Lake and enjoy the gorgeous views that have inspired countless poets and artists over the centuries. After the cruise, head back to your hotel.
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  • On Nov 04 2019
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“The tour I went on with Travel China Guide was excellent. The small group of 10 people was a comfortable size. We travelled in a very clean van and our driver drove well. Our guide, Barry, spoke excellent English and was very knowledgeable and helpful. The highlight of the tour for me was a visit to the Great Wall of China which I thought was amazing. I highly recommend Barry as a guide and touring with Travel China Guide.”
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  • From Canada
  • On Sep 29 2018
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“I really appreciate all the excellent services that have been provided by TravelChinaGuide. The whole tour was extremely well organised and offered so much more than we expected with all the interesting side trips and things to see and do each day. We loved everything but we especially liked the Pandas at Chengdu, the Shennv Stream excursion on the Yangtze River Cruise and seeing Guilin and Yungshou. It was also an interesting experience to have lunch at a local apartment in Xi'an.

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WHAT'S INCLUDED
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Private English-speaking guide
  • Private driver & air-conditioned vehicle
  • Dim sum lunch
  • Entrance fees to tourist sites
  • Two bottles of mineral water per person
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Breakfast & Dinner
  • Gratuities
  • Anything not mentioned in the 'What's Included' section of the itinerary
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Other Practical InformationAs you are going to walk a lot, please wear a pair of comfortable shoes as well as sunscreen, sunglasses and hat. Infant Price: for an infant under 2 years old, this tour is free of charge. An additional transfer fee will be incurred if your hotel is outside the city center area.
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