The Ancient Tea-horse Road
Want to appreciate the Ancient Tea-horse Road? Follow China Highlights's guide in this issue of special report to get an overview of the introduction, history, culture and the tours of the Ancient Tea-horse Road. Moreover, attrations on the Ancient Tea-horse Road are also listed. Here's the brief map of the Ancient Tea-horse Road.
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1. Introduction to the Tea-horse Road
Across the dangerous hills and rivers of Hengduan Mountain Range, in the wild lands and forests across "the Rooftop of the World", a mysterious ancient road winds and wonders. It is one of the most heart quaking roads on this planet. For thousands of years, numerous caravans had been quietly traveling along it. Read More
2. History of the Tea-horse Road
"The Ancient Tea-horse Road" is a commercial passage mainly for tea-horse trading between the inner land and Tibet. In the history, "The Ancient Tea-Horse Road"was almost across the western frontier of China. In the old times, the little passage between Tibet and the outside world was formed by long-time stamping of people and stocks. Read More
3. Culture of Tea-horse Road
The Ancient Tea-Horse Road is an important thread of natural and cultural tourism. Natural wonders, civilization heritage, marks of ancient ethnic customs and countless romantic stories are spread along the Road. It is a sediment of history which contains traces of people's activities over thousands of years and their persistence to life. Read More
4. Attractions on Tea-horse Road
The ancient Tea-horse Road winds through China's vast west area, along which are diverse tourist resources including a wide variety of widelife, colorful ethinic culture, splendid imperial monuments and religious traces. From south to north on the way you will find:
5. Tea-horse Road Tours
Traveling along the Ancient Tea-Horse Road is a trip to return to the nature, a trip of the harmony between men and the nature, a trip of spiritual neutralization for urban people, and a trip of adventure and discovery.
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