Recommended Tea-picking Gardens in Changsha
Tea for China is as Coffee & Wine for western culture. Green tea has a history of over 3,000 years. It was made of the sprouts of tea trees, after being water-removing, rolling, and drying. It ranks first in production and variety in China. March and April is the best time to pick the tea leaves. Do you want to know how to pick up the best tea sprouts or tea buds? The following tea gardens will give you the clue.
Yunyou Tea Garden
The Yunyou Tea Garden covers an area of 5,000 mu, or 333.33 hectares. It is adjacent to Tuantou Lake in the north, Xiangjiang River in the east, and Weishui River in the south. It is hilly and densely wooded. The natural environment and climate here are very suitable for the growth of tea trees.
Address: Lingchong Village, Jinggang Town, Wangcheng District, Changsha
Surrounding tourist attractions: Jinggang Ancient Town, Qianlong Lake, Xiangling Peach and Plum Garden, Succulent-planting Base
Wushan Gong Cha Tea Garden
The Wushan Gong Tea Garden covers 1,260 mu, or 84 hectares. The tea garden, as well as tea pickers form a beautiful scene here.
Address: Weizi Village, Wushan Street, Wangcheng District, Changsha
Surrounding tourist attractions: Wushan Forest Park, Xianlinju Farm, Yuhu Park
Hemi Peak Xingkong Tea Garden
The Xingkong Tea Garden is located in the core area of the Heimi Peak National Forest Park. It has created a tea brand called “Mi Feng Golden Tea”. A total of 300 mu of “Mi Feng Golden Tea” are planted here yearly.
Address: Heimi Peak National Forest Park, Changsha
Surrounding tourist attractions: Heimi Peak, Golden Tea Garden, Peach Blossom Base, Paragliding Base
Chinese source: official WeChat of the Hunan Provincial Department of Culture and Tourism