Mount Wuyi & Oolong Tea Tour 3 days
Destination: Mount Wuyi
Mount Wuyi's tranquil beauty and intact environment offer a refuge in the primitive forest, so it is called the 'Natural Arboretum'.
Brief itinerary Friday - Mount Wuyi arrival Meet on arrival at Mount Wuyi Airport or railway station and transfer to hotel, overnight. Trekking on the mountain and drifting down the river are activities that cannot be missed, along with drinking a cup of Oolong (Wulong) tea. Saturday - Mount Wuyi arrival / Mount Wuyi exploration Trek the Tianyou peak. Tianyou Peak is frequently shrouded in clouds and mist, as are Yuhua Peak, Tea Cave, Cloud Nest, Snowflake Spring, Immortal Bathing Pond, Huma Ravine and Yilan Pavilion. Drift down the Nine Twist River on a bamboo raft to fully enjoy the natural beauty along the route. Wuyi Mountains enjoy many high peaks, winding rivers, deep valleys and steep cliffs, which formed different sized caves. Sunday - Mount Wuyi departure Continue trekking or walking on Mount Wuyi on your own. You will have a guided tour visiting the ancient "Da Hong Pao" plants and some traditional Oolong Tea manufacturer and see the procedure of the Oolongs' producing. Da Hong Pao is a very important Wuyi Red tea. Legends tell that the mother of a Ming Dynasty emperor was cured of an illness by a certain tea, and that emperor sent great red robes to clothe the four bushes from which that tea originated. Three of these original bushes can still be seen today. Transfer to airport (or train station) and departure. Trip ends.
Highlights: Mount Wuyi, Tianyou Peak, Bamboo raft drifting, Da Hong Pao Oolong tea plant & Family tea workshop
Duration: 3 daysTour valid: 01/05/2013-30/04/2014Activities level: ModerateAccommodation: Wuyi Shanzhuang 4*, Mount WuyiTransport::Private air-conditioned vehicle in good condition Meals: 2 hotel breakfasts Arrival package price: 3 days 2 nights – CNY 1630 /USD 271 p. person, double occupancy Incl: Airport or railway station hotel round transfers, 2 nights’ hotel accommodation, daily breakfast, sightseeing tour with English guide and entrance tickets on Saturday Size of group: Min. 2 persons