China expeditions

Zheng He: Treasure Voyages

Zheng He was a famous Chinese explorer who is known for his Treasure Voyages, a series of expeditions sponsored by the Ming dynasty between 1405 and 1433. These voyages involved a massive fleet of ships that traveled to Southeast Asia, South Asia, the Middle East, East Africa, and the Horn of Africa. The main goals of the Treasure Voyages were to spread Chinese culture and diplomacy, gather tribute from foreign lands, and establish trade routes. They also helped establish China as a major maritime power and brought back valuable knowledge about the world beyond China's borders.

📅 Duration

From 1405 A.D. to 1433 A.D.

🤠 Explorers

📍 Route

Zheng He: Treasure Voyages expedition route

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