China Puer Tea Exhibition Garden in Puer City

An Overview about China Puer Tea Exhibition Garden

Puer tea is the signature tea of Yunnan Province. If you love tasting this tea with fullness of flavor, it is suggested to visit the China Puer Tea Exhibition Garden in Yunnan Province.

Located at the Yingpan Mountain(营盘山), 29km from Simao District(思茅区), Puer City(普洱市),Yunnan Province, and near Puer National Park, the China Puer Tea Exhibition Garden is an ideal place for growing Puer Tea because of the pleasant climate and great environment.

China Puer Tea Exhibition Garden was built with the ecological tea garden as the construction background, surrounded by all the green hills. It is a bright pearl in the tea sea with its unique and breathtaking scenery.

The entire scenic area gives visitors a three-dimension representation of  the amazing tea content and culture from Puer tea origin, evolution, development, plant production, national origin, processing and packaging, history and culture, the collection and marketing, cooking and tasting, all these different angles.

The Introduction of the Exhibition

The core area of this exhibition garden covers an area of 191000 square meters, 1700 meters above sea level. The core travel area is composed by nine sections such as Puer Tea Museum(普洱茶博物馆), Villages and Stockades(村村寨寨), Jiahuijang(嘉烩坊), Puer Tea Processing Workshop(普洱茶制作坊), Tea Ancestor Hall(茶祖殿), Puer Tea Appreciation Garden(品鉴园), Tea Picking Area(采茶区), Tea Enquiry Tower(问茶楼), Relaxation and Enjoyment Zone(闲怡居) . There you can fully experience and enjoy tea-leaves picking, processing, and exquisite drinking art, as well as buying some to appreciate at home.

The exhibition displays Puer tea process, the relevant cultural relics of Puer tea, some calligraphy and painting about Puer tea, which fully embodies the profound Puer tea culture. Puer Tea Expo Garden functions as the perfect place for general visitors to experience the puer tea culture, appreciate the ethnic customs, and enjoy the leisures.

The Attractions in the Exhibition

Upon entering the scenic area, the terraced green ribbon-like route extents and brings you to the picturesque tea garden. Walking along the zigzag road to the top point of the garden – Tea Enquiry Tower, a three layered building with classical decorations, where you can have a good bird’s eye view of the tea paradise. Then you will see the Puer Tea Museum, which houses many pictures and artifacts related to Puer Tea culture.

Besides, there is a village in the garden, composed of typical dwelling houses of five minority groups, such as the Dai, Wa, Yi, Lahu and Hani, where you can appreciate their unique tea culture. Listening to the special ethnic songs and dancing with them will bring you great enjoyment. It would be joyful to have fun at a campfire party at night. Perhaps you will be fortunate to witness the local traditional marriage custom. Next to the village is Jiahuifang(嘉烩坊), which holds many classical-style buildings. You can buy tea products and relevant wares there.

The Puer Tea Processing Workshop(普洱茶加工坊) is located in the tea-covered mountain suffused with faint scent of tea trees. During the end of February and November, visitors can go there to experience the tea leaves picking enchanting with the beautiful folk songs the local tea growers sing. You can also pick tea leaves and participate in its making process. After that, don’t miss the Tea Ancestor Hall(茶祖殿), where there worships sculptures of the tea sage Lu Yu(陆羽)and Ba Yanleng who was the primitive discoverer of tea cultivation.

Come here if you are tired of the fast pace of modern life. Visit the exhibition garden and the wind of the green sea will blow away all your worries. The local hospitable minority groups have already prepared the best Puer tea for you. Have a cup of green tea, and you will be refreshed immediately by its clear fragrance!

Attraction Transportation

Transportation There are regular buses operating between Puer Hongfeng Coach Station and Yingpanshan from 08:30 to 17:00 every half an hour to an hour. Upon getting off, walk to the exhibition garden. Buses for the return journey are scheduled from 07:00 to 14:00.
(Note: Bus schedule is just for reference. It may change from time to time.)

Where to Stay in Simao District

Simao District is a district under the jurisdiction of Pu’er Prefecture, Yunnan Province, China. It is the seat of Pu’er Prefecture. There are many hotels around Simao District. Yunnan Exploration will provide the best hotels for you. The recommended hotels as follows:

English Name

Chinese Name

Address

Telephone

Pu’er Simao Shiping Hall – Tea Horse Post House

普洱思茅石屏会馆-茶马驿栈

No. 34 Shuncheng Street, Near Xima River Park, Simao District

0879-8256999

Pu’er Simao Early Winter Warm Sun Holiday Apartment

普洱思茅初冬暖阳度假公寓

No. 18 Ning’er Avenue, Simao District

021-80187829-168610

Pu’er Little Panda Manor

普洱小熊猫庄园

37 kilometers southeast from Downtown of Simao

0879-3037000

Pu’er Peony Holiday Inn

普洱牡丹假日酒店

No. 7 Shilong Road, Simao District

0879-3025666

Home Inn (Century Square, Renmin Middle Road)

如家快捷酒店(普洱人民中路世纪广场店)

No. 6 Renmin Middle Road, Simao District

0879-2885111

Pu’er Hengrun Hotel

普洱恒润大酒店

No. 18 Pu’er Road, District

0879-2208888

Pu’er Jinglan Hotel

普洱景兰大酒店

 

No. 68 Zhenxing Avenue, Simao District

0879-2161066

Pu’er Mancheng Business Hotels

普洱曼城商务酒店

No. 46, Chacheng Avenue, Simao District

0879-3033111,

3033777

Pu’er Yazhi·Yue Boutique Hotel

普洱雅致·悦精品酒店

 

No. 666 Linyuan Road, Simao District

0879-8806888, 8806999

Pu’er Manlin Hotel

普洱曼林酒店

Nanping Road, opposite to New Passenger Transport South Station

0879-8880091

Recommended travel route and duration on each:

Half an hour on Tea Enquiry Tower (Wen Cha Lou) – 20min on Puer Tea Museum – half an hour on the minority villages – 30-40min on Puer Tea Processing Workshop – 20min on Puer Tea Appreciation Garden (Pin Jian Yuan) – 10min on Tea Ancestor Hall (Cha Zu Dian) – Tea House – Relaxation and Enjoyment Zone (Xian Yi Ju).

When you traveling Pu’er, it is a good place to be put on your list. It can be joined in whatever your Pu’er tour or Yunnan Tour.

11 Days Yunnan Ancient Tea-Horse Road Tour with Puer and XishuangBanna Tea Culture Exploration

14 Days Southwest Yunnan Tea Culture Tour from Xishuangbanna to Puer and Lincang

Travel Tips

Best Tea-leaves Picking Season Spring tea leaves in dry season: from end of February to mid May
Rainy season tea leaves: from end of May to end of September
Autumn tea leaves: from end of September to end of November
Note: It is best to pick around half an hour after sunrise.