– Experience Tea Tasting Festival in Mae Hong Son, Thailand

January 24, 2011 (PRLEAP.COM) Lifestyle News can announce that the Tea Tasting Festival is an annual event, which will be held in Mae Hong Son on 11th February 2011. The Tea Tasting Festival is held at the Rak Thai village and the aim is to promote the tea products of the Rak Thai village.

Rak Thai village is situated on the border of Myanmar and Thailand. The main occupation of the villagers is the growing of tea.

The festival is supported by the tea growers and it promotes tourism to the area. During the festival visitors can enjoy hot tea tasting, tea making demonstrations and cultural shows.

In addition to tea tasting other activities are on offer including horse riding around the village to explore the flora and fauna of the area. The villagers prepare delicious Yunnan food for their visitors.

Nearby Mae Hong Son which means the City of Three Mists is located in a deep valley surrounded by high mountains. It is the most mountainous area in Thailand and is virtually covered in mist throughout the year. The terrain is ideal for the training of elephants.

Mae Hong Son is an ideal tourist destination and it attracts an increasing number of visitors each year. The main attractions of the area are the fantastic natural scenery, the numerous hill tribes and the opportunities for soft adventures. Rafting, mountain biking, treks and elephant trekking are all popular activities in the area.

Visitors staying in hotels in Mae Hong Son will be able to obtain details of the various activities and tours on offer from the hotel staff, including the annual Tea Tasting Festival.