Contact us now to begin your exploration of China's captivating tea heritage. Our dedicated team is ready to curate a trip that suits your preferences and ensures a memorable adventure.

Contact us now to begin your exploration of China's captivating tea heritage. Our dedicated team is ready to curate a trip that suits your preferences and ensures a memorable adventure.

Contact us now to begin your exploration of China's captivating tea heritage. Our dedicated team is ready to curate a trip that suits your preferences and ensures a memorable adventure.

Drink tea & travel

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Diving into the world of
Chinese tea

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A dynamic combination of hands-on tea experiences and authentic involvement with the native cultures of tea-producing and consuming regions of China.

Immersive and authentic travel experiences

Immersive and authentic
travel experiences

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See what happens behind the scenes at local tea farms, join tea masters to witness long-lived Chinese tea traditions, and understand China through the lens of a teacup.

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Jingdezhen

Longjing, Hangzhou

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Huangshan

Wuyi Mountain

Suzhou

Yixing

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Phoenix Dan Cong, Phoenix Mountain

Phoenix Mountain

Yunnan Gold Tip, Lincang

Yunnan

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Fuding

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Anxi

Our products are from

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Jingdezhen

Longjing, Hangzhou

Hangzhou

Huangshan

Wuyi Mountain

Suzhou

Yixing

Qimen Maofeng Black, Qimen

Qimen

Phoenix Dan Cong, Phoenix Mountain

Phoenix Mountain

Yunnan Gold Tip, Lincang

Yunnan

Fuding

Fuding

Tieguanyin, Anxi

Anxi

Our products are from

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Jingdezhen

Longjing, Hangzhou

Hangzhou

Huangshan

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Suzhou

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Yixing

Qimen Maofeng Black, Qimen

Qimen

Phoenix Dan Cong, Phoenix Mountain

Phoenix Mountain

Yunnan Gold Tip, Lincang

Yunnan

Tieguanyin, Anxi

Anxi

Fuding

Fuding

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Tea Plantation

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Tea Museum

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Tea House

ENJOY NATURE

Tea Plantation

Enjoy gorgeous nature views, pick and make your own teas, taste delicious local food, and so much more.

WITNESS HISTORY

Tea Museum

Discover a wealth of Chinese tea history and culture, and even make your own teawares.

EXPERIENCE CULTURE

Tea House

Experience a slice of traditional Chinese life and discover first-hand the lore and lure of the modern Chinese teahouse.

Top Destinations

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ZHEJIANG

Hangzhou

Dragon Well (Longjing) tea is the most famous green tea in China. Hangzhou, the birthplace of Dragon Well tea, is rich with tea culture. If you are a lover of green tea, this tea culture tour will satisfy your thirst.

You will have the opportunity to visit a tea plantation and pick tea leaves, visit a tea farmer’s house and stir-fry tea, learn the art of tea-making, and taste local tea snacks.

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FUJIAN

Wuyi Mountain

The Wuyi Mountains are well known for their deep canyons, dense forests, waterfalls, animals, flora, and fauna. They are an idyllic destination for any nature lover.

Da Hong Pao Scenic Area is in the central region of the Wuyi Mountains, where you can visit the area where the well-known Da Hong Pao tea grows.

Da Hong Pao is one of China’s most famous teas, as well as a cultural treasure. There are fewer than ten of the original trees growing on the cliff, each over 1,000 years old.

ANHUI

Huangshan

Listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1990, Huangshan (the Yellow Mountains) is one of the most picturesque regions in China and is steeped in history.

Marvel at the peculiarly shaped rocks and pines, appreciate the ancient-styled dwellings in Xidi and Hongcun villages, and don’t forget to have a taste of Huangshan’s most famous tea: Maofeng Tea.

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SOUTH CHINA

Yunnan

Yunnan, an ideal holiday destination in China, enjoys a perfect combination of amazing natural scenery, diverse ethnic customs, and a pleasant climate all year round.

Yunnan Province enjoys ancient tea history and a wide variety of tea styles, such as Pu’er tea and Dianhong tea.

A visit to China’s Yunnan Province is a tea-lovers’ must owing to its natural splendor, ethnic diversity, ancient villages, and tea.

JIANGXI

Jingdezhen

In China, the city of Jingdezhen is immediately associated with porcelain.

The history of Jingdezhen’s porcelain dates back to the Han Dynasty and has continued for 2,000 years. As China’s porcelain capital, Jingdezhen exports its wares all over the world.

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JIANGSU

Yixing

Yixing is situated to the west of Taihu, the Great Lake in Jiangsu Province. This modest city has produced China’s most important tea vessel: the Yixing Zisha (purple clay) pot, since the Neolithic period, or the late Stone Age.

The term ‘Yixing ware’ generally refers to the elegant, rustic teapots and vessels that are China’s gold standard when it comes to brewing equipment and are much coveted by Chinese tea enthusiasts.

Popular Destinations

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Beijing

No one should miss seeing Beijing even if their trip to China is limited. Beijing provides a glimpse into the authentic core of China and is an imperative stop for every first-time visitor to China.

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Shanghai

Shanghai is a booming megalopolis offering the best of East and West, and an exemplary contrast of China’s ancient soul with its modern spirit. Whether you are seeking a peaceful atmosphere, subtle flavors, or health benefits, Shanghai has a tea house for you.

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Guilin

Guilin stakes a claim as one of the world’s most beautiful places, with its dramatic karst landscapes, clean rivers, gentle countryside, and majestic rice terraces.

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Suzhou

As the Chinese proverb praising the attributes of Suzhou goes, “In heaven there is paradise, on earth there are Hangzhou and Suzhou.” Suzhou remains heaven—a haven—for artists, craftspeople, and thinkers alike.

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Guangzhou

For the Cantonese, morning tea with dim sum is a daily routine and a most of all a time for conviviality. The Cantonese typically spend at least an hour enjoying tea and light snacks with friends and relatives every morning.

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Chengdu

Most Chengduites go to tea houses to relax in their bamboo chairs and watch TV, play cards or Majiang, and let the day pass freely. If living in the relaxed lane is your cup of tea, then a tea house in Chengdu should be your destination.

Travel Guide

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Do I need a visa to travel to China?

Tourism in China requires a travel visa and is typically a single-entry visa allowing for a stay duration of 30 days, unless one is covered by China’s visa exemption policy.

What is the internet access like in China?

Internet access is generally good in hotels and tourist areas. Some fast food chains, restaurants, and cafés offer Wi-Fi but may require a Chinese phone number in order to log in. Login prompts may also be in Chinese.

Are credit cards widely accepted in China?

Major credit cards are accepted by large hotels, stores, and restaurants, but may not be accepted by smaller vendors and market stalls.

Mobile payment in China is widely used. The two most common platforms are Alipay and WeChat.

Do I need a visa to travel to China?

Tourism in China requires a travel visa and is typically a single-entry visa allowing for a stay duration of 30 days, unless one is covered by China’s visa exemption policy.

What is the internet access like in China?

Internet access is generally good in hotels and tourist areas. Some fast food chains, restaurants, and cafés offer Wi-Fi but may require a Chinese phone number in order to log in. Login prompts may also be in Chinese.

Do I need a visa to travel to China?

Tourism in China requires a travel visa and is typically a single-entry visa allowing for a stay duration of 30 days, unless one is covered by China’s visa exemption policy.

What is the internet access like in China?

Internet access is generally good in hotels and tourist areas. Some fast food chains, restaurants, and cafés offer Wi-Fi but may require a Chinese phone number in order to log in. Login prompts may also be in Chinese.

Are credit cards widely accepted in China?

Major credit cards are accepted by large hotels, stores, and restaurants, but may not be accepted by smaller vendors and market stalls.

Mobile payment in China is widely used. The two most common platforms are Alipay and WeChat.

What do I wear for a trip to China?

As in all travel situations, check the climate of your destination before packing.

We recommend packing lightweight clothing for the summer months, warm clothing for the winter months, and layers for the fall and spring months.

Can I use my cell phone while in China?

Yes, here’s a quick list of the four most common ways to use your phone in China.

  • International Roaming in China
  • Purchase a Chinese SIM Card
  • Rent a Phone or WiFi for China
  • Only Use Local Wi-Fi in China

What to buy in China?

Given its rich cultural diversity, each region in China offers its own unique souvenirs and gifts.

Chinese tea, silk, porcelain, jade, pearl, art, antiques, ethnic jewelry, and Chinese fans are popular among tourists.

Are credit cards widely accepted in China?

Major credit cards are accepted by large hotels, stores, and restaurants, but may not be accepted by smaller vendors and market stalls.

Mobile payment in China is widely used. The two most common platforms are Alipay and WeChat.

What do I wear for a trip to China?

As in all travel situations, check the climate of your destination before packing.

We recommend packing lightweight clothing for the summer months, warm clothing for the winter months, and layers for the fall and spring months.

Can I use my cell phone while in China?

Yes, here’s a quick list of the four most common ways to use your phone in China.

  • International Roaming in China
  • Purchase a Chinese SIM Card
  • Rent a Phone or WiFi for China
  • Only Use Local Wi-Fi in China

What to buy in China?

Given its rich cultural diversity, each region in China offers its own unique souvenirs and gifts.

Chinese tea, silk, porcelain, jade, pearl, art, antiques, ethnic jewelry, and Chinese fans are popular among tourists.

What do I wear for a trip to China?​

As in all travel situations, check the climate of your destination before packing.

We recommend packing lightweight clothing for the summer months, warm clothing for the winter months, and layers for the fall and spring months.

Can I use my cell phone while in China?

Yes, here’s a quick list of the four most common ways to use your phone in China.

  • International Roaming in China
  • Purchase a Chinese SIM Card
  • Rent a Phone or WiFi for China
  • Only Use Local Wi-Fi in China

What to buy in China?

Given its rich cultural diversity, each region in China offers its own unique souvenirs and gifts.

Chinese tea, silk, porcelain, jade, pearl, art, antiques, ethnic jewelry, and Chinese fans are popular among tourists.

Excited to take your own tea trip?

Contact us today, we can customize your trip. Let Hence Tea handle all the planning, so you can enjoy your trip and your tea!