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Ancient Tea Route

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The highlight of our Lijiang trip!

We were contemplating whether to go horse riding on this Ancient Tea Route. Came highly reccomended... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2014
A painful but enjoyable experience

For those without any experience, 4 hours of horse ride is too long. Go for the short course option... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2013
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2 Oct 2014
“Get a package from the old town”
2 Oct 2014
“Enjoyable, interesting”
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Xinhua Street, Gucheng District, Lijiang 674100, China
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Reviewed 2 October 2014

It's very much cheaper to get the package from Lijiang old town that offers almost the same ride and route including meal and transport. Because we already had a hired private driver for our Lijiang tour, we came to this Ancient tea route place along...More

Thank CelLee
Reviewed 2 October 2014

The Ancient Tea Route originally started out in the Pu Er region of Yunnan which has been growing tea for hundreds of years. The tea was transported on horse back to the Middle East and Europe via the Himalayas. The caravans came up from Pu...More

Thank Brigit B
Reviewed 24 April 2014

We were contemplating whether to go horse riding on this Ancient Tea Route. Came highly reccomended by owner of boutique hotel - The Bivou which we stayed at. Decided to take up package with hotel and I must say that was probably the best decision...More

3  Thank AmatuerTraveller
Reviewed 22 May 2013

For those without any experience, 4 hours of horse ride is too long. Go for the short course option instead. The road was rough and bumping down the hill while balancing on the horse was no joke. That said, the view along the way was...More

3  Thank fablejas
Reviewed 8 January 2013

this literally is the ancient route which people used to follow in order to ferry tea. really not that much of interest to see along the way, but a nice way to combine with a visit to Lashi lake. Tourist price is 460RMB per person...More

Thank Jon1796
Reviewed 13 July 2012

You can find the cheapest package in town for as little as 120RMB. Do not take these cheap packages, because the horse ride portion is inside the village. The one I went was 180RMB, which I purchased from the guesthouse I stayed. A driver will...More

3  Thank Jack Y
Reviewed 5 July 2012

Ancient Tea Route is a long way, it's the part of it. At the end of the road, you will see the source of Lashi Lake.If you like ancient or riding, just do it. But don't believe what you see on the board at the...More

4  Thank Ricca67
Reviewed 6 April 2012

joined a tour to Lashi lake and horse ride on ancient tea route, it costed RMB200, kinda reasonable for a day tour. It's fun to ride a horse visit the route. Worths visiting, but be careful of the unreasonably expensive tour, prob cost you RMB400....More

3  Thank k_lcy
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