Visiting: Hangzhou, Lijiang, Shanghai
On this 10 day journey into the heart and soul of tea, we will discover the ancient Way of Tea at a restored Ming and Qing dynasty village near Shanghai. The magic and beauty of the Tea Ceremony and Emperors teas will be revealed at a tea house amongst the old temples and springs in Hangzhou. We will voyage to the Tea Horse Road and the home of the worlds most coveted teas in Yunnan.
Daniel Scheffler is the host of iHeart Media’s first original travel podcast, called Everywhere. He frequently writes for The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Conde Nast Traveler, National Geographic and various others. He is also the Special Features Editor at Wonderlust Travel and is currently working on a travel coffee table book with a publisher in Manhattan. He has traveled to over 125 countries, stayed in more than 2500 hotels, and flies somewhere every single week of the year for the sheer love of seeing the world. He lives in New York with his husband, and their dog. Visit www.danielscheffler.com and make sure you listen to Everywhere!
Sarah Scarborough has dedicated the last 20 years of her life to exploring the world of tea. She has biked, hiked and backpacked into the heart of the origins of tea to source the finest and most ethically grown varieties. Having developed numerous sustainable tea companies around for the US and Australasian markets, she has won awards for product development and for pioneering ethical trade.
Through her platform, Tea Huntress, Sarah shares with clients the soul of tea through ceremony and ritual. www.TeaHuntress.com
INTERNATIONAL AND INTERNAL CHINA AIRFARES ARE ADDITIONAL- Quoted at time of booking and depending on place of origin.
US Nationals require visa for China- details provided at time of booking.