All participants receive free TEAinTEXAS magazine and samples of tea during a 5 hour HOUSTON bus trip. Guests learn about the history of tea while visiting a Texas Museum, a tearoom for lunch and shopping. A fun time to appreciate Houston's tea madness, games and raffles are played during the day.
Kindly advise of any wheelchair/ walker access needed for museum entrance.
Deadline to change/update TOTAL participants due on Friday prior to tour. [50% Deposit due at that time.] We assume no responsibility for transportation or venue facilities/equipment. This sample itinerary gives a suggested route (inside 610 loop). Price for senior groups are discounted to $15 pp (regular $19.95), minimum of 20 guests, maximum of 40. Price includes museum donation, step-on guide, snacks, prizes and teas. Transportation is not offered since most groups have a precinct bus or church van. LUNCH NOT INCLUDED.
Lunch for groups is approx. $16+tax/tip=$18. We collect the $30 together prior to the tour. This allows us to go quicker during the tour and avoid lines at checkout. Lunch is served in traditional English courses: first course: fruit/ second course: tea sandwiches/ third course: dessert along with gourmet teas. All food allergies must be notified in writing by deadline. We will advise the tearoom of these needs. *Tearoom venue (for lunch stop) depends on group size.
Arrive at Pioneer Memorial Log House Museum for tour of colonial exhibit and docent talk. Serve Tea and Savories 1513 Cambridge St Houston, TX 77030 Bus Talk: Why drink Tea?
Depart to British Isles Tea Shop Shopping: British china/ wares. Serve Tea and Sweets 2366 Rice Boulevard Houston, TX 77005
Depart for LUNCH Bus Talk: Health Benefits of Tea
Arrive for lunch/ tea tasting - YOUR CUP OF TEA Tearoom* 2620 Fondren Houston, TX 77063
Depart for Heights Blvd Bus Stroll- View Victorian Era Homes onboard Bus Talk: History of Victorian Tea