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How to Travel to Tibet from Mainland China

How to Travel to Tibet from Mainland China

Planning your trip to Tibet does not just mean contacting a Tibet tour operator, but also planning how you are going to get there. There are many routes that lead to Lhasa on the high Tibetan Plateau. The most of them start in mainland China, with both flights and train journeys to the roof of...
Tibet Group Tour or Private Tour? Which is best for you?

Tibet Group Tour or Private Tour? Which is best for you?

Since it was first opened to the international tourist in the 1980s, Tibet has been a must-see region of China that has attracted all kinds of travelers, from those that want to understand more about the Tibetan people and culture to the tourists that want to go and visit the world’s highest mountain. For several...
Taking trains to Tibet the Roof of the World

Taking trains to Tibet the Roof of the World

While taking a flight to the Tibetan capital of Lhasa may be the fastest option. But it is not always the most cost-effective and can be an expensive trip for such a short flight. However, there is an option that is taking trains to Tibet, can be a lot less costly and has the advantage...
Explore Tibet Received the 2018 Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor

Explore Tibet Received the 2018 Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor

One of the top Tibetan tour operators, Explore Tibet, has once again taken the title of Certificate of Excellence for 2018. The TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence is an award given to accommodations, attractions and restaurants that consistently earn great reviews from travelers. For travelers, this is a way of knowing if the company you are...
Food and Drink on the Tibet Train to Lhasa

Food and Drink on the Tibet Train to Lhasa

When traveling to Tibet, many people decide to take the train from one of the seven gateway cities in Mainland China. Moreover, whether you are starting from Beijing or from Xining, all the trains have facilities for you to eat during your trip. There are many options when traveling on trains in China and Tibet...
Guide to Railway Stations in Tibet

Guide to Railway Stations in Tibet

Lhasa Railway Station The main railway station in Tibet, Lhasa Station lies to the south of the Lhasa River, at an altitude of 3,641 meters. The station was completed in 2006, and was officially opened on July 1, 2006. The final destination of trains on the Qinghai-Tibet Railway, Lhasa station sees 2,700 visitors a day...
How To Travel Tibet On A Budget - Explore Tibet

How To Travel Tibet On A Budget – Explore Tibet

Travel to Tibet can be done in one of two ways; by flight or by train. Traveling by train from one of the seven gateway cities in China can make a big difference. There are two types of sleeper cabins on the trains from China to Tibet; Soft Sleepers and Hard Sleepers. In order to...
Chunyun A Massive Travel Month with 2.98 Billion People Travels Just Before The Chinese New Year.

Chunyun A Massive Travel Month with 2.98 Billion People Travels Just Before The Chinese New Year.

This year’s spring festival travel rush, known as Chunyun, will see people taking 2.98 billion trips by various means, with high-speed trains playing a greater role during the world’s largest annual migration. 29th Jan marks the first day of this year’s Chunyun, when people start to travel home for the Chinese New Year, which falls...
Best Priced Tibet  Small Group Tours | Explore Tibet

Best Priced Tibet Small Group Tours | Explore Tibet

The Tibet Autonomous Region of China is one of the most unique places any traveler can visit, and gives one unique experience of the culture and religion of the Tibetan people. Located high on the Tibetan plateau in the far west of China, the plateau has an average altitude of over 4,000 meters, making it...
Sichuan-Tibet Railway - Tibet Travel News

Sichuan-Tibet Railway – Tibet Travel News

Sichuan–Tibet Railway, 1800km, is China’s second Sky Road after the Qinghai–Tibet Railway was used in 2006. The first segment from Chengdu to Kangding started in 2014, and the other end from Nyingchi to Lhasa began in June of 2015. From Kangding to Nyingchi is the last segment of Sichuan–Tibet Railway, which is also the longest and...
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