Experiencing PuerhTea Processing in RedDao "Capital"

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The experience

-Tea picking, make fermented tea products (Bamboo Tube Roasted tea, Puerh Tea Cakes, Peony tea, White tea, Red tea, etc.), make traditional paper from bamboo, straw. cooking, help with events for visitors and field education workshops for local youth, etc. -Working in house ( documenting: texts, photos, podcasts and magazines ) -Work at a similar designated space (work with local tea start-up, local tea youtubers ).

What you offer

18 hours of help per week

Content Writer: Write, edit and publish inspiring content.

Photography: Take, edit and provide amazing photos.

Video Making: Create, edit and publish digital videos.

Party Promoter: Help organise and promote parties and social activities.

What you get

3 days off per week

Private Room: You will have a bed in a private room. In other words, a room just for you.

Shared Dorm: You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other travelers.

Breakfast: You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.

Lunch: You are entitled to a free lunch, every day of your stay.

Dinner: You are entitled to a free dinner, every day of your stay.

Discounts on Parties: Get discounts at nearby parties and clubs.

Discounts on Restaurants: Get discounts at nearby restaurants.

Discounts on Pubs: Get discounts at nearby pubs.

Discounts on Drinks: Get discounts for drinks and beverages from our bar.

Discounts on Tours: Get discounts for tours and excursions around town.

Free Laundry: You can use our laundry room freely.

Free Tours: We’ll take you on tours and rides around town. For free!

Free Hiking Tours: We’ll take you on excursions and hikes around town. For free!

Get free drinks or beverages.: Drink up! Get free and tasty drinks for yourself.

Free Parties: Get free entrance for the best parties in town.

Free Events: Get free entrance for the best events in town.

Bikes at your disposal: You can use our bikes any time you want.

Pick Up: We will pick you up when you arrive, and take you to our property.

Language lessons: Take free language classes at our place.

Permaculture Course: Take part in our Permaculture course for free.

Use our equipped kitchen: Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.

Certificate: Get a certificate of completion after you finish your experience.


Intermediate English

Over 18 years old

Accepts solo applications and also couples and pairs

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

Program Details

• Opportunities to discover lot of fantastic mountain scenery over the whole area, practice indigenous knowledge of hill-tribes.
• Experience tea processing in mountainous of Baiyue tribes where tea is grow "wild" and is harvested by the local people, then bring unique tea gifts back your home
• Learning about tea sector, it may good for a startup business when back home (why not!)
• Help with social impacts of local enterprise and bring back your home with many unique tea gifts for free!
• Become member of Baiyue Tea club and seasonal tea receiving when you back home
• Experience the mountainous of Baiyue tribes where tea is grown "wild" and is harvested by the local people, explore and contribute to the social impact for hill tribes

Activities & Shift

Typical day description: Typically, you will work eight hours a day, four days a week. Work will generally be Monday through Thursday, from 8:00AM until 5:00PM.
7:00 AM: Breakfast + Morning wakeup tea drinking
8:00 AM - 11.30AM: Group working (optional) + Energy tea drinking
11:30 AM-13:00: Lunch time + Fermented tea drinking (for digestive)
13:00 - 17:00 : Group working + Energy tea drinking
17:00 - 22:00: Dinner and rest time + Tea party (option teas)


Please be prepared for the level of fitness this work requires and have appropriate clothing available for such work conditions. Also note that, depending on the season, it can be hot, humid, and buggy.
Note that: WE DON'T WORK OUTSIDE IN RAINY DAY: There is a dizzying mix of weather here, some time it is rain for a halt of month, We are belong to citizen of Yin & Yang philosophical concept, Therefore we believe that working in the rain can cause slippery surfaces and limited visibility, but also affected with rheumatism disease. (there had some participants who complain about this cause, while he took part in our program just for a week, but it was rain foe whole that week!!! )