Tibet Train Tour
Great Tibet Tour offers you scenic Tibet train tours from major Chinese provincial cities like Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Chengdu, Chongqing, Xián and Xining to Lhasa. Besides the well-designed itineraries with Tibet Travel Permit provided, we also offer a Tibet train booking service. Easy breezy one-step solution for your Tibet travel.
Qinghai-Tibet Railway is the highest railway in the world, which extends 1,956 kilometers from Xining, Qinghai Province to Lhasa, Tibet and it's the only railway to Lhasa from mainland China at present. Traveling by train to Tibet is a favorite choice for foreign tourists as the Tibet train offers an incredible window view along the way. Especially, from Golmud to the Lhasa section. Just imagine yourself sitting back comfortably beside the train window and enjoy the epic vista of Hoh Xil Nature Reserve, snow-capped Kunlun Mountains, glittering alpine lakes, various rare species that live in the Tibetan Plateau, such as Tibetan antelope, as well as grazing yaks dotted on massive grassland. After crossing the Tanggula Mountain Pass, the highest point of the rail line at 5,200 meters, you will enter Tibet and admire the vast and endless Qiangtang grassland. The two-day climb will also make it easier for you to acclimatize to the plateau climate.
Besides, Qinghai-Tibet Railway has allure itself as it’s the landmark achievement in Chinese engineering and design, and in the process, creating world railway history. It’s the world's longest railroad built atop a plateau. 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.