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Guilin Tea Plantation and Mount Yao

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(15 reviews)
Guilin, Guilin, China
45 mins
Tip-Supported

About the tour

Mount Yao Tea Plantation is nestled amount Yao Mount, which is the highest mountain in Guilin. You will explore local tea production that surrounds the base and grows along terraced cliffs of this majestic mountain. Along with exploring the history and learning about this organic local tea, your guide will show with you the unique glorious views that can only be found in this region, such as sea clouds. The tea plantation, officially called Guangxi Guilin Tea Science Research Institute, includes 23 hectares of scientific research and experimental tea gardens and tea tree species resource nurseries. It is part of National Archaeological Park of Jingjiang Kings Tombs where 11 generations of Ming princes were buried. The institute focuses on tea plant species research and technology promotion for the whole region of Guangxi. When you visit in person, the cable car up to the top of the mountain and toboggan down also adds a lot of fun to this site. All seasons present different scenery, so you won't feel bored whenever you come. Join our guide for an amazing 45 minutes of local Guilin tea with incredible views.


Meet Jenny's China Tours

Jenny's China Tours

Jenny’s China Tours provides custom and private tours to Shanghai, Beijing, Xi'an, Chengdu, Guilin and throughout China. Our guides are China experts, speak great English and love sharing the history and culture of China with visitors. We have been delighted to share different parts of China virtually with new friends. We look forward to your visit. Meet our guides: • Cassie: Our Chengdu expert was born in Chengdu and shares the life of Pandas, city culture and history with energy and enthusiasm. She has been an expert guide since 2013 and loves travel, public speaking and meeting people from different cultures. • Alice: Probably our most outgoing guide, Alice is our Shanghai expert and goes above and beyond with every tour to make sure customers are happy and fulfilled. An avid traveller, she is the consummate professional and is always eager to share the history and culture of Shanghai. • Amber: Our Beijing expert became a tour guide after graduating college and has a passion for travel and is always planning her next trip. She delights in sharing the Great Wall, Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City and the culture of Beijing. • Susan: Our expert Chengdu guide loves sharing Chengdu culture and history with visitors. She also has a passion for reading and has visited over 20 countries! This has helped her understand each country’s unique culture. • Apple: You won’t meet a more optimistic guide than our Shanghai expert Apple. As a local Shanghainese, she shares the city’s rapid ascent to modernity along with historic treasures of the Bund, Tianzifang and old Shanghai. • Eva: Our Xi’an expert is a master guide with over 16 years of experience and loves sharing the history of Xi’an’s Terra Cotta Warriors, the last standing city wall all of Xi’an’s famous spots. She never misses a question and eager to share. • Sally: As a native Xi’an resident, Sally is an expert on her hometown and enjoys sharing its history and secrets. As a guide of over 20 years and a degree from Xi’an Foreign Language University, you won’t find a better ambassador to get to know Xi’an. • Yvonne: Our Guilin expert, Yvonne, used to be a translator before becoming a guide with over 15 years of experience now. With impeccable English and knowledge of Guilin, she lovers showing the amazing sights and history of this unique region of China. •Lee: Lee lives in a province called Qinghai in North Western China. his hometown is located at an intersection between the ancient Silk Road and the Tibetan plateau. It is rich in unique landscapes and diverse ethnic culture. Lee has worked as an interpreter and a guide specialising in adventure travel; he loves spending time in the natural world!


What to expect

Get ready for something special. We’re travelling to Guilin with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you’ll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing content creator.

The tour will last about 45 mins and will be live-streamed by your content creator directly from Guilin. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your content creator and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.


Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to join, but you have the option to leave a tip during the tour.

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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.


Reviews from travellers

Felix L.

17 September 2021

Interesting insight of the tea plantation at Guilin china

Maria K.

15 September 2021

Interesting to learn about the process of harvesting the tea and tea making

🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 Richard M 🐵 .. ..

13 September 2021

Wonderful trip Yvonne. So pleased to revisit this centre last seen 12 years ago. Glad to say that nothing much had changed, even the plants looked the same. With Kevin’s expert guide to the tea ceremony, helped in no small way by his little girl, this was a trip to remember. Must repeat!

Julie P.

12 September 2021

Great tour of the Guilin tea plantation and a delight to see Kevin's daughter showing us the art of tea making. Thank you Yvonne for this tour.

Giada A.

12 September 2021

It was an excellent and beautiful tour. I truly loved it!


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