Tibet Shambhala Adventure's Tibetan travel guide will welcome you at the Xining airport and transfer to the Xining west train station. This Tibet train tour begins from Xining and you will take the world’s highest train trip to the ancient city of Lhasa, starting from Xining. This Tibet train tour not only helps you gradually to acclimatize to the high altitude but also shows you the beauty of the Qinghai lake, Tso Ngonpo in Tibetan and it’s enormous grassland around, the Kunlun mountain range, Tibetan high plateau, many other beautiful lakes, nomad camps, lots of wild lives, spectacular Nyenchen Thangla mountain range and finally the view of Potala Palace, one of the seven wonders of the world heritage.The entire duration of the Tibet train tour to Lhasa from Xining is around 23 Hours.
On the second day of your train ride to Lhasa, you will arrive in Lhasa train station and you will be doing a Tibet travel around Tsetang, Gyantse, Shigatse and then to Lhasa with Lhasa sightseeing tour including the Potala Palace, Jokang temple, Bharkor Bazar, Drepung and Sera monasteries. Continue your Tibet Tour to Tsetang which is located to the south of Lhasa at the distance of 160 km and the Yarlung valley, created by the grand Barhmaputra river. Visit Samye monastery enroute and Yumbu Lhakang and Traduk temple in Tsetang.
Continue Tibet travel to the western region of Tibet and drive to Gyantse. Gyantse was a very important town in the olden days to do the trade between India and Tibet and at the present day, Gyantse is one of the biggest counties and the largest farming lands in the Tibet Autonomous Region. Your Tibet tour will lead you to visit Palchoe monastery and giant Kubum Pagoda stupa which has more than 600 hundred years history and the monastery has many sacred statues and relics.
Continue Tibet travel to Shigatse and visti Tashi Lhunpo monastery, the seat of the Penchen Lama and the largest monastery in the Western Tibet. Continue Tibet tour along the Barhmaputra river and some of the beautiful Tibet's villages. The people who live on those villages are all farmers and they grow barley, different kinds of green vegetables and potatoes.Your Tibet travel is full of beautiful scenic spots and rich Buddhist culture including lots of relics and sacred statues, old Tibetan traditional buildings,and extraordinary Tibetan painting which have more than thousand years history.
|Days||Trip Outline||Daily Activity||Accommodation||Guide & Driver||Meal|
|01||Arrival in Xining airport and transfer to train station-take train to Lhasa-on board train||Qinghai Tibet railway-Beautiful view of Qinghai lake-Golmud-Kunlun Mountain range||On board train||Local Tibetan||On your own|
|02||Arrival in Lhasa train station and transfer downtown Lhasa (3650m/10km)||Tibetan high plateau-beautiful snow covered mountan-Thanggo la pass-lakes-Kyichu valley-Kyichu river-Holy Lhasa city||Hotel in Lhasa||Local Tibetan||On your own|
|03||Sightseeing tour in Lhasa||Visit Potala Palace, Jokang temple, Bharkor Bazar||Hotel in Lhasa||Local Tibetan||BB|
|04||Sightseeing tour in Lhasa||Visit Drepung and Sera monasteries||Hotel in Lhasa||Local Tibetan|
|05||Lhasa to Tsetang (3600m/160km)||Lhasa-Barhmaputra-Samye monastery,Tsetang||Hotel in Tsetang||Local Tibetan||BB|
|06||Tsetang to Gyantse.(3950Mts/ 360Km )||Yamdrok lake, Karola glacier, Gyantse||Hotel in Gyantse||Local Tibetan||BB|
|07||Gyantse to Shigatse. (3900mts/ 90Km )||Visit Palchoe monastery and Kubum pagoda stupa, Tashi Lhunpo monastery||Hotel in Shigatse||Local Tibetan||BB|
|08||Shigatse to Lhasa (3650Mts/ 280KM )||Barhmaputra river, Nyemo county, Chushol county||Hotel in Lhasa||Local Tibetan||BB|
|09||Drive to Lhasa Gongkar airport.(3600Mts/45Km )||Holy Lhasa city-Kyichu valley-Lhasa airport|
- Accommodation on twin sharing room basis
- 1 Local Tibetan English speaking guide
- Transportation by one good conditioned tourist mini van
- Yamdrok lake conservation fee
- Karola glacier conservation fee
- Breakfast for entire tour
- All necessary Tibet permits
- Permit delivery fee
- Xining airport to the train station fee
- Oxygen inside the car just incase needed
- Both international and domestic flight
- Tibet Train tickets
- Lunch and dinner
- Service of mainland China or Nepal side
- China visa fee
- Insurance including personal, medical, travel and evacuation insurance
- Personal expenses such as (alcoholic beverages, laundry, phone call, etc
- Any extra cost in the event of landslides and personal nature expenses.