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Explore the famous Dagomys Tea Plantation
Learn about the technology of growing and processing of tea
Participate in a tea tasting with cakes, honey and souvenirs
Take a ride around Sochi's central sights
About this activity
What's included, what's not
Professional English-speaking guide assistance.
Driver’s services as per the program (Comfortable car/minivan with A/C)
Uch-Dere tea plantation entrance fee
All taxes, fees and handling charges
Food / Drinks (except mentioned)
Know Before You Book
Additional charge for transportation is applicable if you are accommodated in Adler or Krasnaya Polyana. Please advise on your place of stay right after booking.
Pickup is available from most centrally located Sochi hotels/apartments. Please arrange pickup from your hotel/apartment or a nearby location when you call to confirm your reservation.
What you can expect
This is a tour to famous Dagomys Tea Plantation, where travelers will have a chance to walk through the tea plantation founded in the Soviet period as a ChaySovKhoz – Soviet Agricultural Unit. The tea plantation is located 17 km from the Sochi city centre. You will learn about the technology of growing and processing of tea by the local agronomist and will get to participate in a Krasnodar tea tasting with cakes, honey, jam and souvenirs. After a tour to the Tea Plantation, take a ride around Sochi's central sights to learn more about the city and listen to your guide's fascinating stories.
Meet your guide in your Sochi hotel to start your tour to the place where the world's northernmost tea has been cultivated since 1887, under the Krasnodar Tea brand. The tea plantation tour is one of Sochi's most important tourist attractions. It offers travelers an insight into tea plantations in the subtropical climate of Sochi. Sochi is well-known as the only place in the country that produces tea, thanks to particular weather conditions, they have the northernmost plantations in the world. You can join a guided tour that explains the history of tea in the region inside an izba, a traditional log house. The izba is located on top of a mountain and offers unforgettable views. And inside you can try local tea from samovar and listen to 19th-century folklore music.
10:00 - Hotel pick up
10:30 - Arrival to the Uch-Dere tea plantation
10:30-12:30 - A trip to Uch-Dere tea-growing farm includes a field lecture on the peculiarities and history of tea in Russia. To complete the fun time at the excursion, there's a tea-party in a warm atmosphere (local jam, honey, pies and tea)
13:00-15:30 - Tour of Sochi central district (The Marina Port, Russian Orthodox church of Michael Archangel, the Theatre Square, the Winter Theatre promenade)
15:00 - Back to the hotel
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