The guide will pick you up from your hotel in Hangzhou, then drive to City God Temple in old downtown area where you can get a bird's eye view of the whole city.
Afterwards, continue to visit Meijiawu Tea Village. Meijiawu has long been well known for its Longjing (Dragon Well) Tea tradition. It is a good place to understand the brilliant past and equally bright future of tea in China, experience the traditional method of making Longjing (Dragon Well) Tea as well as drinking, picking, smelling or buying some if you are interested in it.
After that, have lunch in the tea village, some local food such as Tea Chicken and Dongpo Pork will be served for lunch, then, head to China National Tea Museum. It is the only national tea museum in China surrounded by groves of tea trees which are beautifully trimmed. The museum itself has a comprehensive information of China tea culture described both in English and Chinese, making it easier to understand for visitors from home and abroad.
Then you are taken to a big tea house called QingTeng tea house in the city center. You would not realize being in a building when you step into this teahouse as the the teahouse was designed by a surreal method, an atmospher of ancient leisure life was created.
There are private booths which can accommodate up to a group of six, you can stay and sip some tea in the booth with the family or friends, while in the open area the live classical chinese string instruments are on performance, you may choose to sit near to the stage to listen to it. There is a whole range of tea you can order prcing from CNY68 and above. The buffet, comprising of local appetisers, main courses, desserts and munchies comes free with it. Some of the dishes are Hangzhou's specialities such as fatty pork with glutinous rice (wrapped as dumpling).
After the tour, we will drive back to your hotel, the whole day tea culture experience tour ends.
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Hotel in Hangzhaou.
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