Xining is a key to the northwest of China. It'very popular to the travelers who wants a trip to Lhasa by land. As the capital city of Qinghai, Xining is the political, economical, cultural and traffic center of the whole province. In the past, Xining was a must-pass of the Silk Road and the ancient path of Tang and Tibet. Xining share a common Buddhist faith with Tibet and it's the gateway of Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau and a city where Qinghai-Tibet railway start from. We suggest you fly to Xining and enjoy your Xining Tibet Tour by train. It will be of great benefit to you to take a look at the amazing landscapes along the road, and overcome altitude sickness as soon as possible.