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Itinerary
Meet a driver at your hotel in Taipei and then travel into the Maokong mountains to ride the Maokong Gondola, getting aerial views of tea plantations, teahouses, and mountain scenery. Next, visit the tea museum to get some background on Taiwanese tea, and continue to the Bagua Tea Plantation, passing views of Thousand Island Lake along the way.

At Bagua Tea Plantation, see a lush, emerald-green landscape of terraced tea fields, with the chance to taste some locally grown tea (own expense).

From there, return to Taipei for a leisurely walk down Shihting Old Street, and join a tea expert for a traditional Taiwanese tea ceremony that offers a fascinating glimpse into an ancient culture. After enjoying your tea and learning how to steep the perfect pot, the day concludes with return transfer to your hotel.
Locations visited
Maokong Gondola
Taipei Tea Promotion Center for Tieguanyin and Baozhong
Sanxia Old Street
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Overview
Experience a traditional Taipei tea ceremony on a small-group tour that explores Taiwanese tea from plantation to teahouse for a comprehensive introduction to local tea culture. You’ll ride the Maokong Gondola, visit the Tea Museum and the lush Bagua Tea Plantation, and walk Shihting Old Street, traveling with a group that’s capped at seven travelers to ensure personalized attention from the guide.
Highlights
  • Taipei tour with tea plantation, museum, and ceremony
  • Cultural experience: Learn to brew a pot of Taiwanese tea
  • A great way to get into the countryside beyond Taipei
  • Pickup and drop-off at Taipei hotels for convenience
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Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile
A wonderful experience to discover the beauties of Taiwanese Tea

I had a wonderful day with MyTaiwanTour, with the Tea Tour. Our guide Jessica was very welcoming and friendly, and had a lot of knowledge to share with us. She is really great ! We visited many different places and could try the real Taiwanese...More

Thank cnavaslabourel
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile
Short trip at taipei

Very nice tour and we have a fluently english speaker too.. and there have a good van with air con...

Thank alvon77
Reviewed 3 May 2018
Tea lovers, this is the tour for you

It is exactly as the title says. If you're into tea and everything about tea, yes this is the tour for you. Our guide, Mr. Kai, took us on a tea adventure where not only did we sample a variety of tea but we got...More

1  Thank Dianne L
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile
Amazing

The tour was amazing! Our guide was waiting for us in the lobby of our hotel with a sign (which was our first tour guide in Taiwan to do so). We took the drive to the gondola and along the way our tour guide was...More

Thank Anilak111
Reviewed 26 April 2018
Beautiful Tour

I booked this tour as a way to fill a sunday on a work trip. It was an excellent mix of scenic drive and tea knowledge. The view over Thousand lakes was the highlight for sure. For lunch we were dropped off in a rather...More

1  Thank jillbean2014
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