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Tea Experiences in Hangzhou

By Viator, August 2018

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The streets of Hangzhou are lined with tea houses, the surrounding hills blanketed in rolling green-tea plantations. Famous for its valuable Longjing tea, the city has a history of tea production dating back over 1,500 years. Here are the best experiences to dive deep into Hangzhou’s tea culture. 

  • Learn about China’s tea heritage at the China National Tea Museum in Longjing.
  • See where some of the most expensive teas are grown at the Eighteen Imperial Tea Bushes.
  • Practice the proper methods for picking, roasting, and tasting Chinese tea.
  • Soak up the scenery in and around Dragon Well Tea Village, known for its terraced tea fields.
  • Sit down for a local lunch in the home of a Hangzhou tea farmer.
  • Sample several fragrant teas at the Meijiawu Tea Culture Village near West Lake.

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Private Tour: Ultimate Hangzhou Sightseeing Tour, Hangzhou, null
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Private Tour: Ultimate Hangzhou Sightseeing Tour

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 34 Reviews

This comprehensive full-day tour of Hangzhou delivers you by private vehicle to notable highlights: Take a boat ride around the UNESCO-listed West Lake, view ...  Read more

Location: Hangzhou, China
Duration: Approximately 6-8 hours

From USD $84.00
Private Tour: Hangzhou Tea Culture Day Tour, Hangzhou, City Tours
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Private Tour: Hangzhou Tea Culture Day Tour

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 4 Reviews

Longjing tea is considered one of best China teas and Hangzhou is known for producing the best Longjing tea in China. The tea is grown on the Longjing Mountain ...  Read more

Location: Hangzhou, China
Duration: 6 hours (approx.)

From USD $62.40
Private Tea Picking Day Trip at Hangzhou Dragon Well Tea Village with Lunch, Hangzhou, Nature & ... 
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Private Tea Picking Day Trip at Hangzhou Dragon Well Tea Village with Lunch

Let's bring a bamboo basket and wear a bamboo hat to kick off the tea-picking in Dragon Well Tea Plantation. Get tea knowledge, such as different leaves, tea ...  Read more

Location: Hangzhou, China
Duration: 7 hours (approx.)

From USD $116.00
Hangzhou Half Day Buddhism and Tea Culture Tour, Hangzhou, Cultural Tours
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Hangzhou Half Day Buddhism and Tea Culture Tour

Hangzhou is a perfect destination for Buddhists and tea lovers, as Hangzhou is the home of both Buddhism and Tea culture. Come with us, book this half day ...  Read more

Location: Hangzhou, China
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $51.00
Hangzhou: Heaven on Earth Day Trip from Shanghai, Shanghai, Cultural Tours
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Hangzhou: Heaven on Earth Day Trip from Shanghai

3.5 star rating: Worth doing 123 Reviews

Travel to Hangzhou, a city rich in culture, history and scenery, on a day trip from Shanghai. Accompanied by a knowledgeable guide, admire the architecture of ...  Read more

Location: Shanghai, China
Duration: 10 hours (approx.)

From USD $168.99
Small Group Tea Picking Day Trip at Hangzhou Dragon Well Tea Village with Lunch, Hangzhou, Day Trips
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Small Group Tea Picking Day Trip at Hangzhou Dragon Well Tea Village with Lunch

Let's bring a bamboo basket and wear a bamboo hat to kick off the tea-picking in Dragon Well Tea Plantation. Get tea knowledge, such as different leaves, tea ...  Read more

Location: Hangzhou, China
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $175.00
4-Day Hangzhou Private Tour: West Lake and Longjing Tea Plantation, Hangzhou, Plantation Tours
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4-Day Hangzhou Private Tour: West Lake and Longjing Tea Plantation

Discover what makes Hangzhou one of the most renowned cities in China on this multi-day tour of the city’s most popular locales. With your own private guide to ...  Read more

Location: Hangzhou, China
Duration: 4 days, 3 nights

From USD $498.66
Private Day Tour: Remarkable journey of serenity and beauty of nature in Hangzhou, Hangzhou, ... 
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Private Day Tour: Remarkable journey of serenity and beauty of nature in Hangzhou

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1 Review

Explore main highlights of fascinating city of Hangzhou including many attractions surrounding West Lake. You may also take a private boat ride in the west ...  Read more

Location: Hangzhou, China
Duration: 7 hours (approx.)

From USD $81.00
Private Tour: Classic Hangzhou and Tea Culture Day Trip, Hangzhou, Private Sightseeing Tours
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Private Tour: Classic Hangzhou and Tea Culture Day Trip

Visit Hangzhou’s symbolic landscapes and learn more about Chinese tea culture all in one day! Take a boat on the romantic West Lake, experience tea culture at ...  Read more

Location: Hangzhou, China
Duration: 7 hours (approx.)

From USD $289.00
Private Tour: West Lake, Linyin Temple and Dragon Well Tea Terrace, Hangzhou, Private Sightseeing ... 
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Private Tour: West Lake, Linyin Temple and Dragon Well Tea Terrace

This tour takes you through Hangzhou’s most popular sites: The bustling West Lake and the Linyin Temple, one of the largest Buddhist temples in China. It also ...  Read more

Location: Hangzhou, China
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $137.00

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