The Tibetan Plateau region of China is known for pristine nature and ancient cultures. Yes, pristine and wild nature in southern China! Child/parent teams will experience modern and ancient Chinese culture, and experience a Tribal Wisdom Academy experiential education standard that will raise the bar...for life.
During our last Tibetan/Na-shee Tribe field trip we were in the ancient mountain town of Lijiang on the Chinese side of the Tibetan Plateau. It was an epic school field trip! Our group of 8 stayed at boutique hotel that is part of a historic Na-Shee Tribal Village.
Interesting Facts about the Na-Shee Tribe:
This is only tribe on earth that still uses pictographic writing.
The core of Na-shee worldview emphasizes the sisterhood of humans and nature, and the divine origin of human beings.
This tribe has a fascinating matriarchal social order. Mom is the boss!
Dates: Summer 2020
Ages: Mostly ages 9+, and a parent must attend.
Duration: Custom group trips are 10 nights!
Tuition: $2,450 per person. TWA provides everything else after arrival in China, including great meals, lodging, and our expert program, (your personal trip expenses such as airfare, passport/visa, and medical insurance fees are not included).
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The below list of field trip activities (from our past trip) are tentatively scheduled for families who will join us on our next trip.
Riding Tibetan horses to experience the ancient Lasha Tea Trail
Near summit hike on Jade Dragon Mountain
Na-shee cloth dye-crafting class
Baisha old town culture tour
Lijiang Dayan old town walking tour, with hundreds of craft shops
Rare and migratory lakeside bird watching expedition
Fishing by boat with our local staff
Na-shee traditional bread and tea making
Experience of tribal agriculture and farm-to-table daily dining
Matriarchal Na-shee women's group campfire dance night
Service Projects at the village Chinese School
Service Projects at a Tibetan Monastery
Service Project at an orphanage
TWA mentoring of students
Parent social time together