• Location: Taipei, Taiwan
  • Duration: 5 hours (approx.)
From USD $ 52.00 View price calendar

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Taipei is renowned for its futuristic skyscrapers and modern shopping malls, but few visitors get to discover the natural wonders just outside the city. This 5-hour tour visits the beautiful Thousand Island Lake and includes a tour of the Pinglin Tea Plantation. Hotel pickup and drop-off is included.

Highlights

  • 5-hour Thousand Island Lake and Pinglin Tea Plantation tour from Taipei
  • Escape the city for the tranquil Thousand Island Lake
  • Discover Taiwan’s tea-making heritage on a tour of the Pinglin Tea Plantation
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off included

What You Can Expect

5-Hour Thousand Island Lake and Pinglin Tea Plantation Scenery Tour

5-Hour Thousand Island Lake and Pinglin Tea Plantation Scenery Tour

Your tour begins with an 8am pickup from your central Taipei hotel by air-conditioned coach. Soak up the scenery as you drive through New Taipei City, then head into the countryside, winding along mountain roads into the Shiding district.

Jump out to admire views of Thousand Lake (Qiandao Lake) and the Feitsui Reservoir, and spend time enjoying the serene landscape, with its lush green hills, vast tea plantations, and glittering lake dotted with tiny islands.

Continue to the Pinglin district, famous for its Wanshan Pouchong tea, and enjoy a tour of the Pinglin Tea Plantation. As you explore the plantation and visit the Pinglin Tea Museum, learn all about the fascinating tea production process, from growing and harvesting the tealeaves, to brewing the perfect cup of Taiwanese tea.

At the end of your tour, return to Taipai, where your day ends with drop-off at your hotel.

Please note: The Pinglin Tea Museum is closed on the first Monday of every month and will be replaced with a visit to Pinglin Old Street.

Customer Reviews

Judith M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2017

Our guide was great. We had one other person on the tour with us, so even though it was billed as a small group tour it was almost like a private tour. We were taken to areas of beautiful scenery, off the path for most tourists we didn't see ANY other non-Asians. We enjoyed the tea museum, and the tea tasting experience was fun. This was a reasonably priced tour, and we felt it was very much work it!

gohils01

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2017

Lovely tour and lovely Guide called Jackie aka Jackie Chan. Would recommend as the views are out of this world.

Nava V

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2017

Very good trip!!

Donato K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2017

Great tour guide, beautiful amazing views even if it was a bit foggy. I also enjoyed tea tasting. Highly recommended.

alexandra g

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2016

This tour was amazing!

Monica V

4 star rating: Recommended January 2018

Great tour, but unfortunately it was raining when we visited. It would be amazing if the weather was better. The tea tasting was a lovely touch to the tour.

oluwabunkola o

4 star rating: Recommended January 2017

It was a very nice tour and the tour guide was very friendly and open to all the questions. The tour ended nicely at a tea house which was really good.

Shi Hon N

3 star rating: Worth doing February 2018

The trip is fine. Only when we view the thousand islands lake we are facing the Sun and the LAKE is hidden in HAZE!
Time is a bit short for every spot.

S.H. from Hong Kong

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