Tibet train tour from Xining

9 Days
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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.
DaysTrip OutlineDaily ActivityAccommodationGuide & DriverMeal
01Arrival in Xining airport and transfer to train station-take train to Lhasa-on board trainQinghai Tibet railway-Beautiful view of Qinghai lake-Golmud-Kunlun Mountain rangeOn board trainLocal TibetanOn your own
02Arrival 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 cityHotel in LhasaLocal TibetanOn your own
03Sightseeing tour in LhasaVisit Potala Palace, Jokang temple, Bharkor BazarHotel in LhasaLocal TibetanBB
04Sightseeing tour in LhasaVisit Drepung and Sera monasteriesHotel in LhasaLocal Tibetan
05Lhasa to Tsetang (3600m/160km)Lhasa-Barhmaputra-Samye monastery,TsetangHotel in TsetangLocal TibetanBB
06Tsetang to Gyantse.(3950Mts/ 360Km )Yamdrok lake, Karola glacier, GyantseHotel in GyantseLocal TibetanBB
07Gyantse to Shigatse. (3900mts/ 90Km )Visit Palchoe monastery and Kubum pagoda stupa, Tashi Lhunpo monasteryHotel in ShigatseLocal TibetanBB
08Shigatse to Lhasa (3650Mts/ 280KM )Barhmaputra river, Nyemo county, Chushol countyHotel in LhasaLocal TibetanBB
09Drive to Lhasa Gongkar airport.(3600Mts/45Km )Holy Lhasa city-Kyichu valley-Lhasa airport

Inclusive

  • 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

Exclusive

  • 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.
  • Day 1 Arrival in Xining airport and transfer to Xining train staion-take Qinghai Tibet railway to Lhasa. overnight on the train

    Arrival in Xining airport and directly transfer to Xining west train station. Take the Qinghai Tibet rail way which is the highest train trip in the world, enjoy a great view of Qinghai lake, beautiful nomadic grassland and Kunlun mountain range.

  • Day 2 Arrival at Lhasa train station and transfer downtown Lhasa.(3650Mts/ 10Km ) Hotel on B.B

    Enjoy the most beautiful view of Tibetan high plateau, beautiful snow-covered mountain range-high plateau lake, Thanggola pass and you will finally arrive in the holy Lhasa city. You will be warmly welcome by our Tibetan guide and driver and accompany you to the holy city of Lhasa.

  • Day 3-4 Sightseeing tour in Lhasa, Potala Palace, Jokang temple, Bharkor Bazar, Drepung and Sera monasteries. Hotel on B.B

  • Day 5 Drive from Lhasa-Samye monastery-Tsetang.(3600Mts/ 160Km ) Hotel on B.B

    You will start your tour at 8Am and drive along the Lhasa river where it joins the Bharmaputra river at Chushur bridge. You will leave your vehicle at Samye ferry and take a motor boat to Samye monastery by crossing the Bharmaputra river which takes an hour to get to the other side river and then we will take monastery bus or truck to which takes half an hour to get to Samye monastery. After the Samye monastery sightseeing, you will have lunch in the monastery restaurant and then continue your journey back to ferry side and get to Tsetang after half an hour drive. We will directly drive to Yumbu Lhakang which is 30Km outside of Tsetang town. Visit Yumbu Lhakang and Traduk temple on the way back.

  • Day 6 Drive from Tsetang to Gyangtse.(3950Mts/ 360Km ) Hotel on B.B

    You will start your tour at around 8.30Am from your hotel and then drive towards Gyangtse through 3 big mountain passes, Kampa La, Karo La, Simila respectively. Karola is the highest pass among them which is over 5000Mts with it's most beautiful glaciers, beautiful Yamdrok lake emerged as coral color from the top of Kampala pass. You will have your lunch at Nakartse country which is just between the Yamdrok lake and Karola glaciers.

  • Day 7 Drive from Gyangtse to Shigatse. (3900mts/ 90Km ) Hotel on B.B

    You will start your tour at around 9Am from your hotel and then drive towards Palchoe monastery for a few minutes. Visit Palchoe monastery and Kubum Pagoda stupa. After the sightseeing, You will have your lunch and then continue your journey to Shigatse by passing one of the biggest farming land in Tibet where people grow barley, wheat, different kinds of vegetables.Pm visit Tashi Lhunpo monastery and old market of Shigatse.

  • Day 8 Drive from Shigatse to Lhasa (3650Mts/ 280KM ) Hotel on B.B

    You will start your tour at around 9.30Am from your hotel and drive along the Bharmaputra river with a landscape of sandy hills, villages, and Rulak Yungdrung ling at the otherside of the river. You will have lunch in a small town called Nyenmo which is the border point between Shigatse and Lhasa . Free afternoon for shopping.

  • Day 9 Drive from Lhasa to Lhasa Gongkar airport.(3600Mts/ 60Km ) End the trip

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Inclusive

  • 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

Exclusive

  • 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.

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