Tibet Train Tour

Great Tibet Tour offers you train tours to Tibet from all destinations of main land China. Besides the well-designed itinerary with Tibet Permit provided, we also offers Tibet train booking service. Easy breezy One-Step Solution for your Tibet travel.

Tibet Railway is a landmark achievement in Chinese engineering and design, and in the process, creating world railway history. Train to Lhasa extends 1,956 kilometers from Xining, Qinghai Province to Lhasa, Tibet and is the world's longest railroad built atop a plateau. The Golmud-Lhasa section, constructed in 2001 extends 1,142 kilometers with the highest elevation being some 5,072 meters above sea level at Tanggula Range making it also the highest railway in the world. Great forethought, ingenuity and creativity overcame the engineering difficulties during construction, the design of the train itself, and the efforts made to protect the environment, flora and fauna.

Xining Lhasa Train Tour
  • 6 days
  • R04

Xining Lhasa Train Tour

As the beginning of the world's highest railway, the Qinghai-Tibet Railway, Xining is the closest city for travelers to travel to Tibet by train, it is also the best part of the scenery that offers spectacular views of snowcapped peaks and bloomy glaciers from the Thangula ridge (5072m), endangered wild lives like Tibetan antelopes by traversing the Kekexili Wildlife Reserve, lone nomad families dwelling black tents and scattered villages in the isolated Changthang. And on your arrival at the holy city, Lhasa, you will greet by its fair blue sky and a glimpse of Potala palace perching on the red hill. In the following days, you will be overwhelmed by mystical buildings and temples which reflect rich culture and tradition of the ancient city. Moreover, it is a great pleasure to mingle into the bustling Bakhor Street with devoted pilgrims.
Chengdu Lhasa Train Tour
  • 6 days
  • R01

Chengdu Lhasa Train Tour

It’s a great experience to take the train from Chengdu to Lhasa. The Chengdu plain, Guangyuan mountainous, grassland, desert, land of snows as well as the Snow Mountains and the lakes will continually appear and strongly attract your heart. On the other hand, the train journey does great help to adapt the high altitude. On your arrival in Lhasa, you need to have a good rest first and the sightseeing will start on the next day.
Beijing Lhasa Train Tour
  • 7 days
  • R02

Beijing Lhasa Train Tour

Beijing, the capital of China enjoys easy transportation and China’s classical historical attractions. For many foreign visitors, Beijing is a must to visit. The flight from Beijing to Lhasa is quite expensive. Compare to the flight, the train from Beijing to Lhasa shows advantages on price. The train departs daily and to arrive at Lhasa on the third day, it takes about 44hrs covering a total distance of 3753km. Enjoy the most beautiful scenery of Beijing-Tibet Railway with spectacular land of snows, boundless desert, vast grassland, magnificent ice-capped mountains, beautiful lakes that dotted along the way.
Shanghai Lhasa Train Tour
  • 8 days
  • R03

Shanghai Tibet Train Tour

Travel to Tibet by taking the Shanghai-Lhasa Train Z164 (20:10-19:20). The train departs every day from Shanghai Railway Station and arrives at Lhasa Railway Station on the third day after about 47hrs on the train. The train in total covers a distance of 4373km. Its operational speed is 120 km/h, 100 km/h over sections laid on permafrost. The Qinghai-Tibet Railway is known as the "Sky Road", the scenery along the way is really fantastic. The train will go through Ningxia’s Shapotou, along with the winding Yellow River across the area. After that, pass the Kunlun, snowcapped mountains, Tanggula, Tuotuohe, Kekexili and finally get to the “City of Sunlight”---Lhasa.
Guangzhou Tibet Train Tour
  • 9 days
  • R05

Guangzhou Tibet Train Tour

Travel Tibet by taking the Guangzhou-Lhasa Train. Train(T264) leaves Guangzhou Train Station every other day, and arrive at Lhasa Train Station on the third day for the total of 55:01hrs. You will spend two nights in the train.
Chongqing Tibet with Mt Everest Train Tour
  • 10 days
  • R06

Chongqing Tibet with Mt Everest Train Tour

Train departs from Chongqing to Lhasa on every other day, the entire railway stretches as long as 3654km and it takes around 42hrs to reach Lhasa from Chongqing. If tourists prefer to enjoy Yangtze River cruise trip first and later move from Chongqing to Tibet, this route is strongly recommended to you.
Lanzhou Tibet Nepal Overland Train Tour
  • 8 days
  • R07

Lanzhou Tibet Nepal Overland Train Tour

Train departs every day from Lanzhou to Lhasa, and arrive in Lhasa the next day. You will spend one night in the train. Travel overland from Tibet to Nepal in 7 days along the Friendship Highway connecting Lhasa and Kathmandu. It is the only international road in Tibet and starts from Lhasa, goes through Shigatse, Tingri, Nyalam, Zhangmu, friendship Bridge, ends at Kathmandu.
Chengdu-Lhasa train
  • 12 days
  • C01

Chengdu & Tibet Train Tour

The modern, surprisingly laid-back city of Chengdu is the largest and most important in China’s southwest. Visit its major attractions of Giant Panda Breeding Research Base, Leshan Giant Buddha, Mt Emei.. Take the world’s highest railway to Lhasa. Tibet, the roof of the world, the highest of azure skies; serene nomads atop their horse; city-state temples; rivers of orange-clad monks and flapping prayer flags…
Great Wall
  • 14 days
  • C03

Beijing Tibet Chengdu Train Tour

Beijing, Lhasa & Chengdu, three major cities of China with flavour of their own, all included in this one tour. at Beijing, capital city of China, you will visit Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven Park Badaling Great Wall, Ming Tombs, Bird Nest(outdoor scene), Water Cube(outdoor scene); at Lhasa, the scared and spiritual centre of Buddhisim, you will visit Drepung Monastery, Nechung Monastery, Sera Monastery, Pabonka Monastery, Potola Palace; Jokhang Temple; Barkhor Street, Namtso Lake, Tashi Dor Monastery; at Chengdu, the laid-back "Country of Heaven" Chengdu, you will visit Shu Feng Ya Yun Sichuan Opera, Giant Panda Breeding Research Base, Leshan Grand Buddha, Mt Emei, Wenshu Temple, Mao Zedong Statue in Tianfu Square, People’s Park, Kuan-Zhai Lane….
Touching
  • 10 days
  • C04

Chengdu Xining Lhasa Chengdu Train Tour

10-Day Chengdu-Xining-Lhasa-Chengdu Train Tour allows you to travel to Tibet by the shortest train ride from Xining; see the major attractions of Xining, Qinghai Lake & Ta'er Monastery; visit the most popular sights in Lhasa city & suburb; visit Giant Panda Breeding Research Base & Leshan Grand Buddha in Chengdu before returning home.
Chengdu Tibet Nepal Overland Train Travel
  • 12 days
  • N02

Chengdu Tibet Nepal Overland Train Travel

This 12-Day Chengdu-Tibet-Nepal Overland Train Tour takes you to Chengdu to see giant pandas; travel by train through Qinghai-Tibet Railway to Lhasa; sightseeing Gyantse, Shigatse, Everest Base Camp; then overland to Kathmandu, Nepal; sightseeing major attractions of Kathmandu…(NOTE: THIS ITINERARY IS CURRENTLY UNAVILABLE! Due to the earthquake in Nepal in 2015, Zhangmu, the border town, which connected Nepal and Tibet, has been closed to foreigners ever since. The exact reopen time had been brought up then put off many times over, but still unsure. At the moment travelers can only fly between Nepal and Tibet. If anything changes, we will update here soonest.)
Xining Tibet Everest Train Tour
  • 16 days
  • R08

Xining Tibet Everest Train Tour

This 16-day Xining Tibet Everest Train Tour starts in Xining, visit Qinghai Lake, the largest lake in China. Then take the Qinghai-Tibet Railway from Xining to Tibet, via Tanggula Pass (5072m), is the world's highest point on a railway. Abt 24hrs later, one night in the train, arrive in Lhasa. After a 3 nights acclimatize in Lhasa, head to Tsetang, then Everest Base Camp, the highest mountain on earth.

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