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Was very interesting listening to the guide talk all things tea - and getting to try a cup of green tea (an acquired taste). Learning the health benefits of tea was also enlightening - and of course there is the sales pitch to buy some....More
The information imparted by the tea guide helped you understand the historical and cultural impact of the tea leaf on the Chinese people. As other stops along our WeChina tour, there was an hour long sales pitch inserted into the information. Not the greatest tasting...More
One of the highlights of our trip to China! Highly recommend. David is a knowledgeable and exceptional guide. My adult daughter and I toured Hangzhou tea culture on a somewhat overcast and rainy day; however, the weather had no impact on our experience. David adjusted...More
Even though it was the middle of summer when we visited, we loved the place.Just seeing the tea bushes growing in neat straight lines along the hills and the beautiful garden was worth it. Yes, the group we went with had to go through a...More
It was my curiousity to see tea plantation, so I was so excited as it was first time. Heh, big surprise was that it looks absolutely different than I expected. No views like in movies :)
However I assess it as a good experience. I...More
The visit to the tea plantation should be made more interesting than just ten minutes for photo taking. The guide wanted us to go into a room for tea tasting and I told the guide that I wanted to have a nice walk around the...More
What I thought was going to be an amazing experience learning about tea culture and enjoying the village turned into a sales pitch! The lady was extremely pushy and made this BS demonstration about how their tea cleanses all the iodine out of your system(really...More
Like all the previous reviews the Hangzhou Longjingshan Tea Cultural Village is a very scenic beautiful environment and certainly worth a visit as part of your tour.
There is an interesting talk by one of the tea experts which gives you the history and benefits...More
a very beautiful area to visit, with lots of tea plantations in a hilly setting. great information about tea, however the prices were through the roof. claimed their exclusive tea was only available on site, and at 2 other locations outside china, San Francisco being...More