Enjoy a full-day tour steeped in Taiwanese history, including tea tasting and sightseeing around Taipei. After hotel pickup by minivan, it's time to head to the mountains for a 25-minute ride on the Maokong Gondola. Stop by the Tea Museum to Gain a deeper understanding of authentic Taiwanese tea. Enjoy sweeping views at Maokong and your guide can recommend specialty Taiwanese dishes cooked with Taiwanese tea.
Next, at Bagua Tea Plantation. You’ll make a photo stop along the way above Thousand Island Lake (Qiandao Lake), nestled in a fertile valley in the upper reaches of the Jade reservoir. On arrival at the largest tea plantation in northern Taiwan and perhaps the country’s most photographed, amid a setting of forested hills.
Re-board your transport vehicle for the drive to your final destination: Shihting Old Street . You’ll participate in a traditional Taiwanese tea ceremony with a tea expert. Enjoy a cup of Taiwanese tea in the cozy atmosphere of an old tea house and learn how to steep the perfect pot of tea.
This Tea Culture Tour is the ideal opportunity to unwind and familiarize yourself with Taiwanese tea. At the end of the tour, you’re returned to your Taipei hotel.