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Taiwan Tea Culture & Culinary Tour
Summer 2024 Program

We have been planning this trip for a year and a half now, joining forces with our beloved collaborators and trusted farmers in Taiwan, which we are going to reveal for the first time, face to face, with our audience.

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"Ye fang cha 野放茶 is the most sustainable agriculture approach for tea growing; tea produced without human interference. The interaction of the trees with living organism in the soil, brings out the original taste and texture of the tea".

 

Master Jian

This program is original and unique to ho yum tea, curated 100% based on our own experience in multiple visits to the island in the past decade. Every place we visit, every master we meet, and every meal we will have, has been tried before or planned by us exclusively for this trip. This is not a tourist package or bundle ever offered before by anyone else.

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Small Group

Small group of 13 travelers, along with 4 staff members lead by Pink & Nadi

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10 Days Program

Everyday we will meet a different master with a different speciality

tea making

100% Original

Based on our own experience, every activity was planned by us exclusively for this trip

We will travel with a private minibus, as a small group of up to 13 travelers, in a boutique program for 10 days in northwest and central Taiwan. The program will be focusing on wild growing and tea making, combined with local culinary gems and cultural activities. This is the ultimate experience for tea and culinary enthusiasts who want to take on a meaningful, educational journey to Taiwan, to meet real tea masters all the way to the source, without worrying about language and cultural gaps. We will provide full guidance and translation for all events and activities in an unforgettable trip to Taiwan.

"Tea grown with pesticides and fertilizers has lost its original properties and medicinal values. Natural wild tea is an elixir that combines the energy of heaven and earth; it’s about cha qi and energy."

Master Chen

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Local Culinary Hidden Gems

Inspired by both China and Japan, the culinary scene in Taiwan is full with traditional and modern influences from Asia's best cuisines. We will share together a variety of different meals, such as street food, regional traditions, and fine dining tea pairing experiences.

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Schedule Highlights

taiwan street food

Day 1 - Taipei

  • Hotel check-in (meeting point)

  • Opening session in a tea house, greetings with tea & snacks

  • Taipei night market, including free time for a night walk.

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Day 2: Taipei, Beipu

  • Local brunch including Taiwanese pancakes

  • Guided tour in the National Palace Museum

  • Dinner at Hakka restaurant in Beipu old town

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Day 3: Emei Shan

  • Wild tea plantation & factory tour

  • 12-course tea-based fine dining lunch

  • Eastern Beauty masterclass

  • Traditional pastries and free time in weekend market

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Day 4: SML, Mingjian

  • Hakka breakfast & Leicha

  • Bicycle route / boat trip in Sun Moon Lake

  • Homestay and dinner in Lugu village

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Day 5-6: Lugu, Alishan

  • Baking masterclass in Mingjian

  • Hongyu and Dong Ding tea tasting in Lugu

  • Hiking through tea plantation in Alishan

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Day 7: Alishan

  • Early morning picking and tea-making hands-on experience

  • Wild tea plantation tour

  • Sunset masterclass in Woodhouse

  • Hotpot dinner

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Day 8: Yingge

  • Lunch in Taichung

  • Yingge clay museum guided tour

  • Teaware shopping (free time)

  • Back to Taipei city

  • Night off in city center

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Day 9: Taipei

  • City walk: Lunch, bubble tea, local pastries

  • Tea workshop in tea house

  • Fine dining tea pairing experience with a private chef

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Day 10: Taipei

  • Hotel check-out

  • Tea workshop in tea house

  • Farewell gathering

Summer 2024 Tour: May 30th - June 8th

Registration for our upcoming tour is officially open. Sign up before April 5th to secure your place.

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For more information about our journey to Taiwan, please contact us directly or via the form below.

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