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Discover Chinese Culture in Yunnan

 During this trip, you will discover the towns and villages that stake out the ancient tea and horse trade route in northwest Yunnan. You will spend time in Taoist and Buddhist monasteries scattered throughout the mountains.

You will discover the local minority ethnic groups, their way of life, their culinary specialties. You will experience calligraphy and Chinese cuisine through workshops, practice Tai ji quan in the parks with a Chinese teacher and taste the famous Pu’Erh tea from Yunnan during a traditional ceremony.

The purpose of this stay is to take the time to soak up the Chinese philosophy, culture and traditions which are so different from our Western way of thinking through the daily practice of a Chinese arts, encounters and organized cultural workshops.

“Nice discovery… thank you Laura, you were a great guide! Good luck and we look forward to meeting you again. Kisses.”


“1st trip to China. What great discoveries and great encounters. Thank you for your availability and for your organization where everything slides smoothly. This change of scenery was resourcing for me. I leave full of energy. Good luck.”


“Magnificent trip !!! Many thanks to Laura and the whole team. Perfect organization. Thanks to you, we want to come back very soon. I think that I have experienced something unique and that I will always remember these wonderful moments. Thank you again and well done. I’m sending you big kisses.”



If you bring together and register 13 other participants in the same course, your course is offered to you.

Number of participants

8 – 14 people

Varied cultural workshops

Yang style Tai ji quan (“Yang Family Tai Chi Chuan Association” school), calligraphy,
Chinese cuisine, tea tasting
Level of practice: all levels
Teachers: Chinese teachers
Translation: Laura Scaffidi

The program

This is a 15-day and 14-night stay (travel not included).
Visit of Kunming and its surroundings, Dali and its surroundings, Lijiang and its surroundings
Hikes in the breathtaking scenery of the Yunnan mountains
Daily practice


Detailed program

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    Nights in comfortable hotels according to our resort.


    Local and traditional cuisine, full board.

    Course dates

    We are waiting for an improvement in the health situation linked to COVID-19 before proposing internship dates.

    Tailor-made courses

    If you are a group of 12 people, you can choose the dates of your course (apart from the dates offered for other courses on our site).

    Course price: 2450 €

    This course price includes: accommodation, lessons, guide and translation, full board meals, entrance fees to cultural sites visited, transport in China, in short everything except the plane ticket and visa.

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