Journey Name: Shanghai to Lhasa  |  Journey Duration: Upto 10 days
The Qinghai-Tibet railway is the highest altitude railway in the world. You'll witness thousands of miles of unrivalled landscapes. Enjoy the majestic scenery of China as the train passes through Xian-Lanzhou-Xiningin the daytime. The journey from Shanghai to Tibet is just under 49 hours covering a distance of 4373KM. 
Train Departure Schedule :
January - March
April - June
July - September
October - December
Journey Dates :

Train Available

Start City

End City





(19:28,1st day)

(19:51,3rd day)




Places Covered:
Shanghai, Wuxi, Nanjing, Bengbu, Xuzhou, Zhenzhou, Xian, Lanzhou, Xining, Golmud, Nakchu, Lhasa
Day to Day Itinerary:
Day 01: Flight to Shanghai,
When arrival Shanghai airport meet local tour guide transfer to hotel. If time possible
Half day sightseeing the city tour, Overnight at hotel.

Day 02: Shanghai- Lhasa by T164 train
Local sightseeing the Lujiazui ,Oriantal Pearl TV touwer,Yu Garden,the people square
in the evening by T164 train(20:08) to start the train trip to Tibet. Overnight on the train.

Day 03: On the Train trip to Tibet
The train will cross Xi’an ,Lanzhou ,Xining, Kokonor lake ,bird island salty field Qinghai-Tibet pasture Golmud .cities Over night on train.

Day 04: Train arrival Lhasa station.
This full day the train will driving on the Qinghai-Tibet plateau, from train window you will view the Jangtang(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 .

Day 05: 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.

Day 06: 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.

Day 07: Departure.
Transfer from Lhasa city to airport departure to China .

Above 10 pax
Single supplement
$ 790p/p

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 .
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