Come and join this unique food tour to discover the secret of Chinese afternoon tea. Indulging yourself with various local traditional desserts and aromatic black tea. Taste all kinds of mooncakes from the dessert shops on Huaihai Road.
What to Expect
Meet your guide at the 14:00, and start your relaxing afternoon tea food tour from Huaihua Road, Shanghai. You will firstly try out some tasty mooncake at 2 local pastry shops. Mooncake is a typical pastry that Chinese people have during the Mid-autumn Festival, which is symbolized the reunion for the entire family like a harmonious circle.
Then you will sit down at a tea house next to the dessert shops to start your tea ceremony. China is with a long history of tea culture, and people here do believe that drinking tea keeps your doctor way. Have a taste of some green tea from Hangzhou as well as some black tea from Fujian province. Through the classic tea ceremony, you will get a better understanding of the functions of different size of the tea cups, the temperature of water to uses for different tea leaves. You will also learn the original birth places for different tea as well as how tea culture has been changing the world since the Anglo-Chinese War in 1839.
Your final stop for the tour is at a Cantonese dessert restaurant where you will enjoy a different sweet flavor through various icy deserts, such as milk pudding with purple sticky rice, papaya, sago, mango puree and amazing almond tofu!
- Local guide
- Afternoon tea/tea ceremony
What's Not Included
- Hotel pickup and drop-off