Attraction Cau dat tea factory, Xuan Truong, Da Lat, Lam Dong Published on: 13-11-2015
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Why Cau Dat tea Planation is special ?
Most tours of Dalat will take in a tea plantation, as one of Dalat’s staple products. Cau Dat, around 20km from Dalat and 1,650 metres above sea level, is where the Vietnamese tea industry originated, with the Dalat Cau Dat Tea Company. Tea plantations from Holland and France were planted in 1922, and the French brought in the tea processing machines. Tea trees cover 230 hectares of Cau Dat, marginally less than Bao Loc, the other major tea producing region. Cau Dat grows high quality black tea and Oolong tea varieties, but the specialty is the green tea, said to take on the flavour of the morning dew. It is possible to arrange a tour of the Cau Dat Tea area, through any of the tour operators in Dalat.
What to explore at Cau Dat tea Planation?
Having cultivated tea for over 2000 years, Vietnam is one of the largest tea producers worldwide, with tea growing regions in the highlands of north and central Vietnam. Head to Dalat, the capital of Lam Dong Province, to tour Cau Dat tea plantation and tea factory where Vietnam’s tea industry began. Cat Dau Tea Factory was established back in 1927 and sits amidst green tea plantations that cover 230 hectares. In Vietnam, tea is used for both social and ceremonial occasions at home and in teahouses, while street-side tea vendors serve both hot and iced tea to passersby.
How to get to Cau Dat tea Planation?
Cau dat tea planation is located 25 km away from Dalat city. From the city center, you just need to follow the way to Trại Mát (Linh Phước Temple) then keep driving on the highway to get Cau Dat. A simpler way is to use Google Maps.
- A breaking view over the planation
- For a relaxing moment
- For people of all ages
- A great opportunity for photos
- To away from the hustle of city
Cau dat tea factory, Xuan Truong, Da Lat, Lam Dong