Journey Name: Chengdu to Lhasa  |  Journey Duration: Upto 10 days
 
Overview:
The Qinghai-Tibet railway is the highest altitude railway in the world. You'll witness thousands of miles of unrivalled landscapes. See wild animals through the train window; and enjoy the breathtaking natural beauty of Plateau lakes and snow-covered mountains along the train line. The train from Chengdu to Lhasa made its debut on July 2, 2006, one day later than the train from Beijing to Lhasa.  The journey takes nearly 44 hours covering a distance of 3348 kilometres.
 
Train Departure Schedule :
2015
January - March
April - June
July - September
October - December
 
 
Journey Dates :

Train Available

Start City

End City

Frequecy

Distance

Duration

T22

Chengdu
(20:59,1st day)

Lhasa
(17:20,3rd day)

Every Two day

3360km

43h51m

 
Places Covered:
Chengdu, Guangyuan, Baoji, Lanzhou, xining, Dehaling, Golmud, Nakchu, Lhasa
 
Day to Day Itinerary:
Detail itinerary:
Day 01: Flight to Chengdu
When arrival Chengdu airport meet local tour guide transfer to hotel.If time possible
Half day sightseeing the city tour as Pavilion Park and Qingyang Palace,Overnight at hotel.
Day02Chengdu-Lhasa by T24 train
To sightseeing the Panda BaseJinsha Ruins Museum,then transfer to railway station take T22 train(20;36) to start the train trip to Tibet. Overnight on the train.
Day03:On the Train
The train will be via the Xian, Lanzhou and Xining Kokonor lake ,Qinghai-Tibet pasture Golmud
overnigh on the train
Day04: Train arrival Lhasa station.
This full day the train will driving on the Qinghai-Tibet plateau, from train window you will view the Jang tang(in Chinese Kekexili )wildlife natural preserve area and resource of the Yangtse river ,Tangu-la Pass Tsona lake and north part of the Tibet grass land ,on 1600PM arrival Lhasa train station, meet our tour guide transfer to hotel .afternoon take rest for acclimatize for the high altitude .
Day05: Lhasa city tour
AM-To visit the Potala palace around 3hours, Then meet driver to transfer to hotel go to lunch and prepare to visit Afternoon schedule
PM-To visit the Jokhangtemple and Bakhorstreet,
Day06: Lhasa city tour.
AM-Drive from hotel to Drepung about 10 km to visit the Drepungmonastery about 3hours then back lhasa city go to lunch and take rest.
PM-To sightseeing the Sera monatsry and Norbulinka(the summer palace of the Dalai lama ).
Farewell dinner with cultural dance show at an authentic Tibetan restaurant.
Day07:Departure.
Transfer from Lhasa city to airport flight to china or Nepal.

 

 
Price:
Grade
1pax
2-5pax
6-9pax
Above 10 pax
Single supplement
Price
$1150p/p
$860p/p
 $730p/p
$ 710p/p
 $119p/p

 
Inclusions:
The tour cost include:
1- Hotel accommodation
2- All necessary Tibet tour permit
3- All sightseeing entrance fee mention as per itinerary
4-All transportation fee as transfer from airport and sightseeing as per itinerary by private car & land cruiser vehicle throughout the trip
5-Local Tibetan english speaking tour guide.
6-Meals mentioned as per itinerary and one fare well dinner at Tibetan restaurant with cultural dance show in Lhasa.
7- Train ticket .
 
Exclusions:
The tour cost excludes :
1- International airfare,
2-Expensive of private nature such as beverage laundry telephone etc
3-Any expenses other than mentioned under Tour cost includes heading.
4-Insurance of any nature
5-Chinese visa fee
 
Route Map
 
  • An engineering marvel, it is the world's highest railway
  • Unique and wonderful scenery
  • Special sightseeing windows on board and scenery viewing platforms 
  • Comfortable accommodation to suit every budget
  • Oxygen supplier on board for those who feel light-headed