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Da Hong Pao (Big Red Rope) Scenic Area

Wuyi Mountains, Wuyi Shan, China
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Symbolic tree

This is a valley covered with tea plantations. From the entrance, it was a short walk to the... read more

Reviewed 29 December 2017
LG_Kay
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Singapore, Singapore
A short hike to see the source of pride for the whole area

This is good introductory hike or a good ending one (as it was for us) since it is relatively short... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2017
Houstonian88
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Houston, Texas
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  • Average21%
  • Poor7%
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“easy path” (2 reviews)
“trees” (8 reviews)
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Wuyi Mountains, Wuyi Shan, China
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Reviewed 29 December 2017

This is a valley covered with tea plantations. From the entrance, it was a short walk to the destination, where the iconic trees are clearly marked out with the red Chinese wordings. These trees are at most symbolic, nothing spectacular. Most visitors and all tour...More

Thank LG_Kay
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Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

This is good introductory hike or a good ending one (as it was for us) since it is relatively short and easy (compared to the other trails we did). There are 2 ways to the get to the 6 "mother" trees and I recommend you...More

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Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

I was completely over whelmed with the beauty of the walk!! It is a very serene, tranquil valley. The easy walk made it even more enjoyable. You can focus on the beauty of the area without struggling to climb steps. The tea trees are beautifully...More

Thank Donna N
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Reviewed 28 June 2016

It was a pleasant and easy walk to the Da Hong Pao Scenic Area. The path takes you through a narrow valley with a flowing creek amidst sheer mountain cliffs and rock face. The three Da Hong Pao tea bushes which are the most expensive...More

Thank nellielim
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Reviewed 12 May 2016

Dahongpao Scenic Area is actually a beautiful path in the middle of the valley covered with tea plantations. You will cross small rivers walking on stones, you'll meat Tea Plantations workers carrying their big bamboo baskets with the tea leaves they've taken. It's an easy...More

Thank Vince G
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Reviewed 8 April 2016

The history of the tea as told was that the source of the Big Red Robe tea, to be found in the original 4 plants, now aged 360 years old, in Wuyishan is now so rare that it costs US$1million dollars for a kilo of...More

Thank ongaiai
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Reviewed 26 March 2016

Well if you find the prospect of seeing the tree bushes from which the most expensive tea was made go for it. The walk to the bushes takes around 30 mins from the entrance and is pleasant and not strenuous. Once you reach the spot...More

Thank savvyuec
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Reviewed 6 January 2016

This is a highlight of the attraction! All the characters well moulded and handsomely made with fine strong features! What an achievement. Seeing the finely made statues make me marvel at their level of art! A must visit when you go there

Thank Mei Y
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Reviewed 12 November 2015 via mobile

A scenic walk through ravine with numerous types of Yan tea plots leading to the original Dahongpao six bushes on a cliff. Try the piping hot tea leaf hard boiled eggs while contemplating the bushes. While leaves are no longer harvested from these bushes for...More

Thank Remarx
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Reviewed 31 October 2015

I'm surprised to learn that these tea threes at the cliff are insuranced! The view around this around is also quite spectacular.

Thank Javier L
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