Location: This low valley location is hours from the nearest city, allowing visitors to connect with nature and truly relax into the rhythm of rural living.
History: The area is rich in resources and has a long history of providing delicious vegetables, fruits and fish, with rainbow trout and wild honey among its most famed produce.
Service: There are only nine rooms in this traditional Tibetan-style house, so guests can enjoy personalized service round the clock.
Neighboring the ethnic Lisu farming community of Tacheng, the area surrounding this property is known for its fresh produce, with organic rice in particular one of the most significant local harvests. Beekeeping is also a popular trade in this fertile zone, also known for being the playground of endangered Yunnan Golden Monkeys, no doubt attracted by the abundance of fresh fruits and nuts. The Lisu community offer plenty of opportunities for guests to learn about local farming culture, with home visits a highlight of any stay. The onsite pool is also a popular venue for guests looking to relax with a commanding view of the surrounding mountainous terrain.
With Remote Lands you'll travel with people who have made Asia the solitary focus of their own lifelong adventure. As our guest, you'll discover Asia on a journey that is completely, authentically your own, adapted from our own remarkable experiences and adventures over the years.
With Remote Lands you'll travel with people who have made Asia the solitary focus of their own lifelong adventure. As our guest, in the continent that our north American founders Catherine and Jay have adored and explored for decades, you'll discover Asia on a journey that is completely, authentically your own, adapted from our own remarkable experiences and adventures over the years.
Breathtaking mountain and valley views are just one highlight of the rooms, all of which are authentically restored with all wooden furnishings, intricate lattice-work window panes, and plush beds with rich linens. All rooms also offer modcons such as TV, hair dryer, hot water, 24-hour room service and WiFi.
The 13 deluxe rooms are configured with king beds or two twin beds, with space starting from 270 square feet. Large windows are the focal point, offering guests stunning views.
The seven deluxe suites stretch up to 860 square feet, with a king bed and living area, as well as a balcony.
An outdoor pool allows guests to cool off after a day of exploring the surrounding village and forest while soaking up the stillness of the surrounding countryside.
The onsite garden gives guests the opportunity to show appreciation for local farming culture and to the Lisu who staff the propety. Organic farming techniques are practiced in this famously fertile area to produce exceptional crops.
Utilizing ingredients from the onsite garden and nearby fields and orchards, the restaurant serves up top-notch organic cuisine with superlative views. Expansive picture windows in dining room open up to let in fresh mountain air, while wafts of home-cooked meals drift in from the kitchen.
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