In the spirit and essence of the old caravanserais that served the leaders of the pack-trains carrying tea from the Burmese border to the high plateau of Tibet, LUX* Tea Horse Road is a series of properties located in some of the world’s most majestic settings. The high mountain peaks, lush valleys and deep gorges of Yunnan are a haven of natural and cultural diversity, connected by this ancient road that was plied for thirteen centuries by horse caravans. Immerse yourself in a travel experience like no other, to explore and absorb the rich stories of the old trails, in the knowledgeable care of LUX* Tea Horse Road.
Over 13 centuries, the epic of the old Tea Horse Road — one of the true Asian odysseys — has created a rich, magical narrative. The tales, ancient and modern, are finally being pieced together, as told in images and words by photographer and author Michael Freeman, exclusively for LUX*.