Your visit to Hangzhou won’t be complete without an afternoon spent in Longjing Tea Plantation, where Longjing Tea, China’s best green tea, thrives.
Bordered by Tianzhu Mountain and Beigao Peak to the north, Longjing Tea Plantation centered on Phoenix Hill spreads out gracefully. Spanning 240 hectares, the Longjing Tea Plantation resembles a green ribbon clinging to the gentle slopes elevated no more than 400m. It is enveloped by mist and clouds all year around. Along its foot, 8 villages: Longjing, Manjuelong, Jiuxi, Wengjiashan, Yangmeiling, Shuangfeng and Maojiabu shine as abodes of immortals. The favorable geological condition, agreeable climate as well as fertile and mineral-rich soil are the keys to Longjing Tea’s impeccable quality and enduring legacy.