Discover the natural wonders just outside Taipei on a full-day tour of the beautiful Shiding Thousand Island Lake and taste the local "pouchong" tea at the Pinglin Tea Plantation.
About this activity
Duration 5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Pick-up possible from any hotel in downtown Taipei. The exact pick-up time will be advised on reconfirmation.
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund
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Escape the city for the tranquil Shiding Thousand Island Lake
Explore the tea culture of Taiwan at the Pinglin Tea Plantation
Taste the local tea and learn how it is produced
Benefit from pick-up at your hotel in downtown Taipei, and then journey by air-conditioned coach through New Taipei City. Say goodbye to the urban landscape and head into the beautiful countryside along mountain roads that lead to the Shiding District.
Get spectacular views of the scenic Thousand Island Lake (Qiandao Hu) and Feitsui Reservoir. Soak up the serene landscape of lush green hills and tiny islands that dot the lake. See the vast tea plantations of the surrounding area, and then go to the Pinglin District, famous for producing pouchong (light oolong) tea.
Savor the taste of the local tea at the Pinglin Tea Plantation and learn more about its importance to the culture of Taiwan at the Pinglin Tea Museum. Explore all stages of production, from growing the plants to harvesting the leaves. Discover what it takes to brew the perfect cup of tea in Taiwan! Return to Taipei and get dropped off at your hotel on arrival.
Hotel pick-up and drop off
English-speaking guide (other languages available upon request)
Local travel insurance
What’s Not Included
Food and drinks, except for the tea tasting
When you get there
Know before you go
• The Pinglin Tea Museum is closed on the first Monday of every month and will be replaced with a visit to Pinglin Old Street