About the tour
Enjoy a gondola ride and admire the beautiful scenery of the Maokong mountains before visiting the lush, green landscapes of the Bagua tea plantations and the fertile backdrop of Thousand Island Lake (Qiandao Lake) nestled in the upper reaches of the Feicui Reservoir. You』ll be introduced to Taiwan』s unique tea culture in Pinglin Tea Museum and see the rolling hills of one of the most scenic tea plantations in northern Taiwan.
Our tour begins on one of Taipei』s most famous attractions, the Maokong Gondola. You』ll take a slow ride up to the highest peaks of of Taipei』s beautiful mountain range. The view from the Gondola is spectacular. From high in the air you』ll see incredible, high mountains, lush, forested valleys, and even some Daoist temples.
Once you』ve arrived at the top of the mountain range. You』ll overlook the rustic Baguo Tea Plantation, where tea has been grown at the perfect altitude, in the slopes of the mountains, for generations. You』ll have a chance to stroll through the rows of tea plants, all set against the backdrop of the one-of-a-kind Thousand Island Lake. This is followed by a stroll down one of Taiwan』s 「old streets』 which is a street of traditional Chinese and Taiwanese style that sells a variety of goods, snacks, and clothes. Some have remained unchanged since the days when Taiwan was a Japanese colony.
The day continues with a trip to the Pinglin Tea Museum. You』ll learn about the ancient tea culture that has existed since the dawn of Chinese culture. Once you』ve finished the Museum, enjoy the afternoon at your own pace in the quaint, old-world tea village. There will be plenty of opportunities to try a variety of teas, explore the temples and shops, or just sit and take in the views. Whether you』re looking for a romantic afternoon with that special someone, a fun day out with the family, or taking some time by yourself to unwind, we guarantee it』ll be a day you won』t forget.
09:30 Pick up from your accommodation
10:00 Maokong Gondola (20min)
11:20 Old Street & Lunch time
13:00 Bagua Tea Plantation
14:00 Thousand Island Lake
15:00 Pinglin Tea Museum
15:30 Drop off at your accommodation
Taste authentic Taiwanese teas in this full day tour
We』ll take you from Taipei to the nearby Taiwanese countryside
Enjoy a scenic ride over the mountains on the Maokong Gondola
Overlook the lush green landscape of Bagua Tea Plantation at Thousand Island Lake
Check out Taiwanese culinary fare as you stroll along historic 『Old Streets』
Learn about the history and culture of tea and tea production at Pinglin Tea Museum
Enjoy a scenic ride to Bagua Tea Plantation
Enjoy afternoon tea (tea expense not included but don』t worry, it』s not expensive) and take in the Taipei City scenery
The cost detail
The cost includes ：
an English tour guide, and ticket(s) for Maokong Gondola
The cost does not include：
Accommodation and food. Tips for your tour guide and driver.
After application, if you make cancellation or postpone the tour due to personal reason , the refund rule is as follows:
If make cancellation 15-30 days prior the departure day, 60% of tour fee will be refunded.
If make cancellation 7-14 days prior the departure day, 40% of tour fee will be refunded.
If make cancellation 3-6 days prior the departure day, 20% of tour fee will be refunded.
If make cancellation 3 days prior the departure day, no tour fee will be refunded.
If the activity is suspended due to the cause which can not be ascribed to the organizer, no refund will be issued.
Tripbaa will inform you of postponement or refund if there is any force majeure.