Hikers walk along rice terraces in the Xuefeng Mountains, in Hunan province, in China. Photo: Tessa Chan

China’s first world-class hiking trail mapped out in Hunan’s Xuefeng Mountains

  • The route is made up of existing rural paths and ancient walkways long forgotten by locals
  • The team behind the venture hope to bring international adventurers – and their tourist dollars – to a little-seen but highly scenic corner of the country
Topic |   Asia travel

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Hikers walk along rice terraces in the Xuefeng Mountains, in Hunan province, in China. Photo: Tessa Chan
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Tessa Chan

Tessa Chan

Tessa Chan is an editor and multimedia journalist, with a focus on exploration and conservation. She has studied photojournalism, feature journalism, and is a qualified drone pilot. Before joining the Post she worked for Leo Burnett Worldwide, Contagious Magazine and Warner Music Spain. She commissions travel content and creates multimedia features for the Culture desk.