Tea tour and onsite courses

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A FOREST HAS NO DOORS

We welcome you among our tea trees all-year long, to savour all aspects of the terroir with your own senses. Each visit is a full immersion in the Yunnanese terroir, in full respect of its land, people, and culture.

We offer different kind of trips, according to your interest and available time including on-site courses, mountain trips, teaware artists, travels to neighboring mountains and other tea regions long-term stays up to six months: contact us to book a talk and find the solution that better suits your needs.

Customised visits: 
Bookings are open for February 2024 - June 2024

Spring tea tour: 
May 6th-18th 2024, info and bookings

Seasonality

Xishuangbanna is enjoyable all year-long, with a very mild sub-tropical climate that express itself in a moltitude of colors.

October - January

The rain in October starts to diminish until a dry January; the temperature are mild, with fresh nights (13-18°C) and warm days (19-25 °C). 
Ideal for any kind of visit, at all altitude. 

February - April

February and March are the dryest months, and between mid-March and mid-April the tea season is at its peak: expect hotter days (max 30-33°C in Jinghong, 28°C in the mountain) and a dry weather, until the first rains arrives between late March and April.

May - September

The rainy season with its ever-changing skies, hues, and fragrances. 
The new tea has been pressed and it is ready to be tasted and purchased.
Choose it if you like to feel the tropical fragrance on banana leaves, and you are ready to relax listening to the sound of the rain. 

Beyond the clouds

Extensive travels

Join our 2024 Spring tea tour around the most famous mountains of Yunnan: guided by tea farmers and scholars you will experience the fragrances and aromas of the spring tea, joining an exclusive workshop on gongfucha and one on Yixing. We will visit charming teaware studios in the Xishuangbanna area, immersing ourselves in the local culture.

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Learn with your senses

On-site courses

We propose all the ranges of our courses on-site, both in our Xishaungbanna tea-room and workshop and in our tea-forest.
Being physically surrounded by the small of soil and trees, being able to taste the fresh leaves, to touch them, and to live with the people involved in their production will make your study more intense and unforgettable.

Experience Yunnan

Long-term stay

We welcome long-term visitors either for study, professional enhancements, or co-operations. Xishuangbanna is an ideal base to live and breath tea culture at every hour of the day; every road brings you to a tea mountain, and every conversation will leave you with new ideas and inspirations.

Tailor your trip, visit us in downtown Xishuangbanna for the time of a tea or to stay for few months: let usknow about your plan and what you like the most, we are pleased to customize your time here according to your preferences.

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Xishuangbanna, Yunnan, China

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