Wuyishan in Fujian province offers everything from demanding mountain hikes to serene rafting trips, and is home to some of the world’s most prized tea.

CREAM ORCHIDS HANG overhead, and dangling pots burst with pink and purple petals. Outside, enormous lily pads float like dinner plates on reflective ponds, shoulder-high buttress roots stabilise towering tualang trees, and a ceiling of green harbours tropical birds and flying foxes.

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