The Ancient Tea Horse Road is an ancient trade route formed by the tea trade via horse from the tropical areas of southern Yunnan to the snow-covered plateaus of the Himalayas. It is not one road but consists of separated trails divided into the Qinghai-Tibet route, the Yunnan-Tibet route and the Sichuan-Tibet route.
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The ancient market town of Shaxi is the perfect spot for a quiet getaway from the busy tourist destinations of Lijiang and Dali. Make sure to be there on a Friday to experience one of the biggest and most interesting markets of Yunnan.