Tea-Horse Route


The Tea Horse Road had two main routes stemming from Yunnan and Sichuan respectively and converging in Tibet before heading to Nepla and India.

Route A: Tea & Horse Caravan Route map

Xishuangbanna/Simao > Dali> Lijiang> Zhongdian>Deqin> Mangkang> Zuogong> Bongda> Chamdo> Luolongzong> Gongbujiangda> Lhasa (From Lhasa it heads south through Gyantse and Yadong in Tibet and on to Burma, Nepal and India)

Route B:

Ya'an> Luding> Kangding> Litang> Batang> Chamdo> Lhasa ( then to Nepal and India)

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