Cultures of Yunnan & Tibet

​Immerse yourself in the bygone cultures and impossibly beautiful mountains of China’s Yunnan province and Tibet. Journey along the ancient Tea Horse Road, so-named for the Chinese who traded tea for Tibetan horses.

Journey Overview

Immerse yourself in the bygone cultures and impossibly beautiful mountains of China’s Yunnan province and Tibet. Journey along the ancient Tea Horse Road, so-named for the Chinese who traded tea for Tibetan horses. Discover villages built on age-old customs, tea and herbal medicines. Venture deeper into mountains filled with extraordinary natural beauty and Buddhist temples. Then, climb even higher to Lhasa and peel back the many layers of Tibetan culture.

The trading route, which operated between the seventh and 20th centuries, was so-named because the Chinese in Sichuan and Yunnan would trade their tea for Tibetan horses.

Journey Highlights

  • Appreciate age-old customs at a traditional tea ceremony
  • Roam the ancient streets of Shuhe, a UNESCO-listed village
  • Enjoy true Tibetan hospitality in a local family home
  • Meet a world-renowned Chinese medicinal practitioner
  • Learn the traditional arts of script printing and incense-making
  • Visit one of Tibet’s great six monasteries, Sera Monastery

Price:
Twin Share per Person: From $9,300
Solo Traveller: From $15,975

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Journey Dates & Prices

As this Private Journey can be personalised to your specific requirements, it is not available for online booking.

Depending on your preferred dates and arrangements, final pricing will vary from low season to peak season travel.

Please call A&K on 1300 851 800 or send us a booking enquiry to book this journey

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