Choui Fong Tea Plantation is one of the biggest tea producers in the city of Chiang Rai, situated at the top of a hill with a bird’s eye view of the surrounding fields. Experienced travelers find themselves straying further from the beaches of the south and instead travel directly to the Thai mountains for gems like this.
There is a tea shop and restaurant on site with expansive views over the rolling hills and mountains in the distance. It is a modern, clean, and intricately designed building with a terrace and huge windows opening out onto the scenery. There are numerous open fields to wander through and a menu with a diverse tea selection to choose from.
Something For Everyone
Choui Fong grows some of the finest quality teas in the country and upon arrival you’ll immediately see the millions of tea plants descending down the mountainside as endless hills of greenery. A variety of teas are grown and harvested here. Sip on an oolong, a fresh matcha, or a Ti Kuan Yim, the “Iron Goddess of Mercy”. Other exotic possibilities include Dragon Pearl and Rose, but simple Chinese black tea is also available.
Not just for tea connoisseurs, Choui Fong Tea Plantation is for anyone that takes pride in quality, because an unmistakably rich and aromatic flavour lies in every cup. Depending on preference, hot or cold tea is available alongside plenty of cakes and other delectable snacks and sweets. For visitors that aren’t interested in tea at all, there’s also a selection of coffee on the menu. With plenty of tea treats and activities to sample, like the green tea cakes, a visit to Choui Fong can be as short as 30 minutes or as long as a few hours.
Culture, Celebration, Ceremony
Tea drinking is an ancient practice for many Asian cultures, and it is used as both celebration and ceremony. Not only does the beverage itself carry an array of physical health benefits, drinking it is also a ceremonial moment of rejuvenation.
It’s possible to participate in a tea ceremony here in Choui Fong. It is believed that a cup of tea can bring joy into your life as you sit, reflect, enjoy, and relax. The experience reminds us to appreciate silence and sensory pleasures. In Choui Fong, it’s easy to notice and soften into the tranquility of the atmosphere.
The Freshest and The Fanciest
The plantation uses some of the best and most cutting-edge methods for planting, harvesting, and processing tea. The company’s techniques have created a name for themselves within the tea industry and won several awards for the quality of tea they produce.
There is an abundance of ways to enjoy tea, but no better way than to see how it’s made while you experience the exquisite finished product. Fresh loose-leaf tea and related products are available for purchase, once you’ve sampled it all and decided what you like.
Visit Choui Fong Tea Plantation
A trip to Choui Fong is a tasty chance to sip on some of the best tea in Thailand and spend a day in a peaceful environment away from the fast pace of everyday life.
Visit Choui Fong between stops in Chiang Rai City for an experience that will delight all of the senses — delicate flavours, cool air, and a visually beautiful landscape that smells like tea and fresh mountain air.
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