Time:

10:00 - 15:00
Flexible

Where:

Meet : Your hotel
End : Your hotel or sites in city

Tour Style:

Walking + Private car

Food Theme:

Tea tasting Tea ceremony demonstration
Tea equipment shopping

Remarks:

Vegetarian option available
Private option available
Start time is flexible

2014-12-29 Beijing Food Tour

Tea Tasting

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Like savoring fine wine, tasting premium tea is a joy.

Spend a perfect day with someone special, taking in a tea tasting tour.You’ll learn about traditional tea ceremonies and tasting all 6 major types of tea.

China has the earliest history of drinking tea. Therefore, Chinese people know best the true interest in drinking tea.

Tea has had a major influence on the development of Chinese culture. Chinese traditional culture is closely connected with Chinese tea. Tea is often associated with literature, arts, and philosophy. Tea is connected closely with Taoism, Buddhism and Confucianism.

There are six major types of tea in China –green tea, black tea, Oolong tea, dark tea and white tea, distinguished mainly by different methods of production. Folklore relates each type of tea to certain human characteristics

The tour spends all of its time in Maliandao Tea City. There are more than 900 stalls.It is the largest tea distribution center in northern China.From Jasmine to wulong, Green tea to the expensive pu’er ,and everything in between, there’s almost too much choice.However,vendors help out by inviting you to sit down and have a taste beforehand and the pace is relaxed without any pressure to buy.

PLEASE NOTE: Beijing Food Tours has NO contractual relationship with the vendors and our guides do not receive any bonuses or commissions from vendors. There is absolutely no obligation to buy anything.

highlightsHIGHLIGHTS

dot900+ vendors for you shop for your classic tea equipments

dot6 major tea tasting in the tea shop with tea snacks

dotFull demonstrations of the tea ceremony

dotNegotiable price,our expert will teach yo how to bargain

dotLearn with the experts on how to judge good quality tea by examining its leaves

dotEnough time to wander through the many tea shops and sample teas

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Travelling Party  English Speaking Guide Only
(pay your own transportation)
English speaking guide and
private transport
1 Person $100 $170
2 Persons-3 persons $55 $90
4 Persons-5 persons $45 $75
6 Persons-8 persons $30 $55
children Please contact us for detailed quotation  buy tickets

What’s included?

  • An amazingly delicious and 100% local experience
  • 900+ vendors for you shop for your classic tea equipments
  • 6 major tea tasting in the tea shop with tea snacks
  • Full demonstrations of the tea ceremony
  • Negotiable price,our expert will teach yo how to bargain
  • Experienced, friendly and entertaining local guide
  • Transportation from and to our meeting place if you choose to use a tour guide and private car

What’s not included?

  • Transportation from and to our meeting place if you choose to use a tour guide only

1:How to book

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step1Email us to inquire for availability

Please offer these information

A: Date and time you prefer to start

B: the hotel you stayed

C:The tour you are interested to join, with or without transportation

D:Number of the tourists
step2Beijing Food Tours will send

A: Confirm space availability and the Confirmation voucher

B:Invoice for the deposit (PAYMENT 50% deposit to confirm booking Balance payment due on tour day)

C:Meeting point

 

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What happens after my online booking?
After completing your booking on our website Beijing Food Tours will send

A: Confirm space availability and the Confirmation voucher

B:Invoice for the deposit

C:Meeting point
In case, you don’t see emails within 24 hours after booking, please check your junk mail inbox. If you still can’t find it, please simply contact us at “info@foodtoursbeijing.com”

2:Cancellation Policy

Should you choose to cancel a booking, Beijing Food Tours must be notified by email.

The following cancellation fees apply for Beijing Food Tour:

  • More than 10 days before departure, all deposit full refund(10USD =60rmb processing fee)
  • 10 to 2 days before departure, loss of 50% of your deposit
  • From 48 hours before the tour starts, loss of all deposit
  • Turning up late to the starting point of the tour for whatever reason is considered a late cancellation and will result in a loss of all deposit

3:Children Discount

Children less than 5 years old–Free of charge

Children between 5-10 years old –Half price

Children above 10 years old–Same price as adult

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