Qinghai Tibet Railway

Shanghai to Lhasa

  • Journey name: Shanghai to Lhasa  
  • 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:

2015 : January - March , April - June , July - September , October - December

Journey Dates:

  • Daily

    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 - Click here

Price - Click here


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