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Tibet Train Ticket FAQs

Tibet Train Ticket FAQs

The trains to Tibet from the seven gateway cities across China have four classes of tickets, though you will only find three advertised. Officially, there are only three classes of Tickets, Soft Sleeper, hard Sleeper, and Hard Seat, but unofficially, there is also the “unreserved” class of ticket, which you can get only at the...
Traveling from Nepal to Tibet by Train

Traveling from Nepal to Tibet by Train

As fantastic and convenient as it would be to be able to travel directly from Kathmandu to Lhasa by train, as yet, there is no railway that links these two neighboring capitals. However, there soon will be. After the successful implementation of the Qinghai Tibet Railway, and the extension line from Lhasa to Shigatse, there...
Tibet Winter Tours for budget travelers

Tibet Winter Tours for budget travelers

With the tail end of autumn already in sight, and winter now on its way on the high Tibetan plateau, now is the time to book that stunning Tibet winter tour. Winter in Tibet is the low season for tourism and is a great time to travel to the plateau if you are working on...
Highlights of the Qinghai Tibet Railway

Highlights of the Qinghai Tibet Railway

The route from Xining to Lhasa is the main Qinghai Tibet Railway and travels from Qinghai Province of China to the capital of the Tibet Autonomous Region, Lhasa. Traveling down across the vast plateau, the train passes through and by several notable sights and areas of interest that travelers do not normally get to see...
Tibetan Railways – Three New Rail Lines for Tibet

Tibetan Railways – Three New Rail Lines for Tibet

The Qinghai-Tibet Railway is the most famous railway in the world. It is a high-elevation railway that connects Tibet with the rest of China. Despite many experts saying it could not be done, the section from Xining to Golmud was completed in 1984. 22 years later, after the development of new methods of railway construction...
A Complete Guide to Visiting Lhasa – Part 3

A Complete Guide to Visiting Lhasa – Part 3

How to travel to and around Lhasa Known as the “City of Sunshine”, Lhasa is one of the most spectacular cities in the world. The world’s highest capital city is Lhasa. It is a mix of ancient and modern that melds together perfectly to give tourists and travelers the perfect Tibetan experience. The spiritual and...
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...
Traveling to Tibet in Summer

Traveling to Tibet in Summer

Summer in Tibet is a special time of year. Not only for the peak tourism season in the region, but it is the best time for the local Tibetans.  It can be seen at its absolute best. Already a land of stunning landscapes and breathtaking scenery, Tibet has a richer look to it during the...
When is the best time to visit Tibet?

When is the best time to visit Tibet?

Set on a high-altitude plateau, and among tall mountains, Tibet is one of the new wonders of the modern tourist world. And once the harshness of winter is over, it is a great place to visit around Tibet. Whether you want to trek the slopes of the mountains or visit the base-camp used by the...
Top 10 sights of a Tibet Tour | Explore Tibet

Top 10 sights of a Tibet Tour | Explore Tibet

Tibet is the roof of the world, and the Tibet tour is almost every traveler’s dream. Despite having very strict Tibet permit policies around using guides, transport, and Tibet permits, thousands of visitors travel to this remote region to experience the adventure that is Tibet. A land full of centuries-old traditions, a mysterious religious culture and...
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