16 Days Best China Tea Tour to Fujian and Yunnan

Fujian and Yunnan provinces are two the tea producing areas with long history. During this China tea culture tour, you will learn about various teas growing in Fujian and Yunnan. At the same time, enjoy the mountain scenery and explore local culture.


  • Explore the place where is famous for tea in Fujiang and Yunnan.
  • Learn about the culture of Pu’er tea and rock tea, share China tea culture.
  • Taste various traditional and famous tea, enjoy a tea feast.
  • Meet the friendly ethnic minority people – Aini People and Nuoji people.

Brief Itinerary

  • Day 1: Shanghai Arrival
  • Day 2: Shanghai-Hangzhou
  • Day 3: Hangzhou
  • Day 4: Hangzhou-Huangshan
  • Day 5: Huangshan
  • Day 6: Huangshan-Wuyishan
  • Day 7: Wuyishan Mountain
  • Day 8: Wuyishan-Anxi
  • Day 9: Anxi-Xiamen-Kunming
  • Day 10: Kunming-Xiaowan-Fengqing
  • Day 11: Fengqing
  • Day 12: Fengqing-Daxueshan-Xilinshan
  • Day 13: Xilinshan-Xigui-Lincang
  • Day 14: Lincang-Mengku
  • Day 15: Mengku-Lincang-Kunming
  • Day 16: Kunming Departure

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Detailed Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive in Shanghai

Sightseeing and Activities: Arrive in Shanghai
Accommodation: Shanghai
Meals: Lunch

Our guide will wait for you at the airport, and then transfer to hotel. Overnight in Shanghai.

Day 2 Shanghai-Hangzhou

Sightseeing and Activities: Visit
Accommodation: Fuzhou
Meals: Breakfast and lunch


Day 3 Hangzhou

Sightseeing and Activities:
Meals: Breakfast and lunch


Day 4 Hangzhou-Huangshan

Sightseeing and Activities:
Accommodation: Xiamen
Meals: Breakfast and lunch


Day 5 Huangshan

Sightseeing and Activities:
Accommodation: Xiamen
Meals: Breakfast and lunch


Day 6 Huangshan-Wuyishan

Sightseeing and Activities:
Accommodation: Wuyi Mountain
Meals: Breakfast and lunch

Xiamen is the mos

Day 7 Wuyishan Mountian

Sightseeing and Activities: Wuyishan Tea Tour, Xiamei Ancient Village
Accommodation: Wuyishan Mountian
Meals: Breakfast and lunch

In the morning, visit Dahongpao (Red Gown) and Water Curtain Cave. About 2 hours, you will see Dahongpao’s mother bush, which is over 350 years old. On the way back from Water Curtain Cave, you can see a lot of tea gardens on the rock, where you can learn about rock tea. And go to a tea farmer’s house to taste special wild wuyi Rock tea.

In the afternoon, you will have a wonderful tour in Xiamei Ancient Village, it is the starting village of Wanli tea road to Russia in Qing Dynasty. Xiamei Village is also well known for its Ming and Qing Dwellings featuring exquisite brick, stone and wood carving. Walking in the Xiamei Village brings you back to the Ming (1368 – 1644) and the Qing (1644 – 1911) Dynasties. Most of buildings are well preserved with the sculpture of wood and stone, which is a part of the Wuyi World Culture Heritage.

In the evening, we shall go to watch the theatrical extravaganza “Impressions of Da Hong Pao”, which is directed by Zhang Yimou who is also the director of the opening ceremony of Beijing Olympic games, 2008.

Day 8 Wuyishan-Anxi

Sightseeing and Activities: Tianyou Peak, Bamboo Rafting Tour, Rock Tea Tour
Accommodation: Wuyi Mountain
Meals: Breakfast and lunch

First visit Royal tea garden, then we will start to climb Tianyou peak which is located at the center of wuyi scenic area. It is known as the “Top Scenic Spot of Mt.Wuyi”. You will sweat a lot along the way but the awesome experience is relaxing cause the scenery on the top is absolutely unforgettable. Tianyou Peak is also an outstanding choice for watching sunrise, cloud sea and buddha’s light.

We shall take the ‘bamboo rafting’ down the Nine Bends River, through the Tianyou peak and other Oolong Mountains and cliffs. It makes you feel like you are in a landscape painting corridor and it’s a real feast for your eyes.

Then visit Local tea house for tasting different rock teas include DaHongPao, Baijiguan, Tieluohan and Shuijingui.

Day 9 Anxi-Xiamen-Kunming

Sightseeing and Activities: Zhenghe White Tea
Accommodation: Wuyi Mountain
Meals: Breakfast and lunch

This day, we will travel to the birthplace of white tea –Zhenghe County. You will learn about white tea history and taste Zhenghe white tea here.

Day 10 Kunming-Xiaowan-Fengqing

Sightseeing and Activities:
Accommodation: Kunming
Meals: Breakfast and lunch

Pick you up at your hotel at Wuyi Mountian. Take a flight to Kunming. You will meet your local guide at the airport, and then transfer to your hotel in Kunming. Enjoy your free time in Kunming.

Day 11 Fengqing

Sightseeing and Activities: Puer Tea Garden, China Puer Tea Exhibition Garden
Accommodation: Jinghong
Meals: Breakfast and lunch

Take a morning flight to Puer City. After arriving in Puer, drive to Puer Tea Gardens. Explore the Chinese Tea Institute and their library of dried tea leaves.

In the afternoon, visit China Puer Tea Exhibition Garden. Tea culture is an attractive tourist factor of the city. The exhibition garden is built on the Yingpan Mountain, 29 kilometers from the downtown area. Against the background of a vast tea garden, it is made up of Puer Tea Museum, Tea making workshop, tea-picking zone, tea appraisal garden and some other facilities that comprehensively show the history of Puer Tea, and of how to plant and produce as well.

Eventually, transfer to Jinghong for overnight.

Day 12 Fengqing-Daxueshan-Xilinshan

Sightseeing and Activities: Ganlanba, Yiwu Old Town
Accommodation: Yiwu
Meals: Breakfast and lunch

Drive along the Mekong to Ganlanba, a major residential area of Dai People, see a lively daily market where local people sell or buy food and other native products. Drive to visit Yiwu Old Town, a small town once boomed due to tea trade in the history, visit the old part of the town and the stele that recorded the trade situation in Qing dynasty. Pay a visit to local families that are still producing Pu’er Tea by the traditional way.

Day 13 Xilinshan-Xigui-Lincang

Sightseeing and Activities: Tropical Botanical Garden, Jinuo Moutain
Accommodation: Jinghong
Meals: Breakfast and lunch

Drive to Menglun from Yiwu, visit the biggest tropical botanical garden of China. Enjoy morning freshness in the botanical garden, have a relaxing walk in natural zone for a short experience, and learn the great bio-diversity of rainforest.

After lunch, transfer to Jinuo Moutain. Visit Jinuo People, who uniquely belong to this region. Jinuo minority is the last ethnic minority classified by Chinese Government in 1979. Visit the ancient tea plantations around Jinuo village, which used to be one of 6 Great Tea Mountains reputed as the cradles of Pu’er Tea. Taste the tea that Jinuo people prepare in their traditional way.

Drive back to Jinghong for overnight.

Day 14 Lincang-Mengku

Sightseeing and Activities: Nannuo Mountain, Aini People, Visit tea workshop in Menghai
Accommodation: Jinmai Mountain
Meals: Breakfast and lunch

Drive to Nannuo Mountain, ancient tea plantation there is over 800 years. Aini people, who have been engaged in tea-planting here for centuries. You will visit their village and taste roasted tea they prepared in unique way.

Then move to Menghai, pay a visit to small tea workshop to learn about how fresh tea leaves are processed.

Continue driving to Jingmai Mountain for overnight.

Day 15 Mengku-Lincang-Kunming

Sightseeing and Activities: Tea Picking, Visit Tea Garden, Tea Processing
Accommodation: Jinhong
Meals: Breakfast and lunch

After breakfast, pick tea leaves, visit different ancient tea gardens and beautiful traditional villages. Our guide will show you more about Pu’er tea and the lifestyle of the local minorities. Share tea culture with local people and learn tea processing.

Drive back to Jinghong, visit night market in the evening.

Day 16 Kunming Departure

Sightseeing and Activities: Departure from Jinghong
Accommodation: None
Meals: Breakfast

Go to Jinghong Airport according to your departure flight. Service ends.

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Kunming Sofitel Hotel Jinjiang Hotel Longteng Hotel /
Jinghong InterContinental Hotel Jinghong Dai Garden Hotel Jinglan Business Hotel Rainforest Paradise Xishuangbanna

Service Included:

  • Admission fees for all of the sightseeing spots listed in the itinerary;
  • Meals as listed in the itinerary;
  • Accommodation with breakfast as listed in the itinerary;
  • Private English-speaking tour guide and vehicle for transfers & sightseeing;
  • Service charge & government taxes;
  • Luggage transfers between airports and hotels;
  • Two bottles of mineral water each day.

Service Excluded:

  • Any arrival and departure international airfares or train tickets;
  • Chinese visa fees;
  • Excess baggage charged by Airlines;Single room supplement;
  • Tips to guides and drivers;
  • Personal expenses and gratuities to service staff;
  • Personal travel insurance;
  • All optional programs;
  • Domestic flight/train not listed in the itinerary. (We can provide you the domestic flight/train ticket booking service at the BEST discount price; please contact us our travel experts for the details.)