It is well worth venturing out from Dali to Shaxi, a former Silk Route trading post where Tibetan merchants sold their sturdy horses in return for tea.
Its photogenic cobbled streets and stone houses are an attraction in their own right, while it is also known as a base for trekking and foraging for rare pine mushrooms, which are considered a delicacy in Japan.
Top itineraries in Shaxi
Explore the unique cultures and landscapes of China’s south-western corner, visiting Yunnan's minority communities and ancient Buddhist monasteries before a two-night stay in Hong Kong.
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