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Tea and Horse Caravan Road (Chamagudao) is an ancient trade route connecting Tibet, Yunnan and Sichuan…

Tea and Horse Caravan Road (Chamagudao) is an ancient trade route connecting Tibet, Yunnan and Sichuan. It had been the important path along which tea, horse and traditional Chinese medicine were transported and traded, known as also known as the Silk Road of southwest China. It originates from Xishuangbanna in southern Yunnan, passing through Pu Er town of Dali, Lijiang, Zhongdian (Shangri-la), Deqin & enters into Tibet till reaching Lhasa. The entire route stretches about 4000 km all the way to Myanmar, India & Nepal. The route has passed through some of the most dangerous mountain ranges and high-passes in Tibet and Himalayas…

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