Tibetan Homestay in Yunnan near Deqen
Nestled deep in the majestic gorges of the upper Mekong River lies a cozy village, some 20 kilometres south of Deqen. Our Tibetan family invites you to experience the wonders of Tibetan culture and hospitality at our Tibetan Homestay in Yunnan. Indulge in self-made honey and wine, and savor a traditional Tibetan dinner made with home-grown vegetables and other delicious specialties.
Staying at our homestay in this picturesque mountain area will be an unforgettable experience. The world seems to stand still here, providing the perfect opportunity to explore ancient Tibetan traditions and culture. Our Tibetan Homestay can be found in a small village, which has a population of around 150. The spacious, two-story residential building features two terraces with stunning views of the snow-capped Meili Xue Shan Mountain to the south, weather permitting.
Below our homestay, you will find a stable that houses goats, pigs, cows, chickens, and a dog. Our Tibetan family tends to the animals and grows their own vegetables in several fields within the garden. Children will love getting involved in daily farm activities like milking cows, churning butter, and making cheese. They can also observe the traditional process of honey bees making honey.
Our cozy living room is decorated with typical woodcarvings on the walls, a wide Buddhist shrine, and a constant flaming stove. After enjoying dinner in the warm parlor, we invite you to savor our homemade red wine or Ara, a barley liquor. On clear nights, the unpolluted starry sky provides a breathtaking view and peaceful sleep. Our homestay provides a wonderful breakfast and lunch that includes Baba, a traditional Tibetan bread, and self-made butter tea.
Our homestay is also child-friendly, and children can explore the area with other kids from the neighbourhood. The sunny afternoons are perfect for relaxing hikes, and our homestay offers the ideal starting point. You can try different ways to get into the surrounding mountains, including a ridge in the southeast of the village that offers a beautiful view of the vastness of the Mekong valley. Just a short distance away is the holy snow mountain Kawa Karpo, also known as the gateway to Tibet.
In summary, our Tibetan Homestay in Yunnan near Deqen offers a unique opportunity to experience the peaceful mountain lifestyle of the Tibetan people. With delicious food, breathtaking views, and child-friendly activities, it is the perfect destination for families and travelers seeking an authentic cultural experience.