Top 3 Reasons Why You Should Take Tibet Train to Lhasa

To many, taking the Qinghai-Tibet Railway to Lhasa is an integral part of their Tibet tour. The world’s highest ride on soaring Tibetan Plateau gives ample reasons for you to do so. Here, I have listed top three reasons why you should choose the Qinghai-Tibet Train to start your journey in Tibet. Let’s browser them…

May 4, 2018 BY Kunga

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How to Get to Tibet from Mainland China

Tibet, the serene, calm, and beautiful region which is also known as the ‘Roof of the World’, has a reputation for being a difficult place to get to. In reality, that is not the case. Over the years the growing tourism market of Tibet has ensured comfortable travel options to tourists. Tibet is a place…

April 10, 2018 BY Kunga

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Which Is the Best City to Take Train to Tibet

At present, there are seven major railway routs to Tibet in China, namely Beijing-Lhasa, Shanghai-Lhasa, Guangzhou-Lhasa, Chengdu-Lhasa, Chongqing-Lhasa, Lanzhou-Lhasa and Xining-Lhasa. All other six railways would first meet in Xining and then head to Lhasa from there. In fact, Qinghai-Tibet Railway officially starts from Xining, the capital city of Qinghai province, and connects Lhasa in…

March 2, 2017 BY Kunga

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The Ultimate Travel Guide about Planning a Lhasa Tour in 2019

Lhasa, the capital city of Tibet, with a history of over 1,300 years, it is the political, economic and cultural center of Tibet, and also the highest city in the world at an altitude of 3600m. Lying in the center of Tibetan plateau, Lhasa is surrounded by towering holly mountains, crystal clear holly rivers and…

January 22, 2017 BY Kunga

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Top 6 Lakes and Rivers along Qinghai -Tibet Railway

Qinghai-Tibet Railway is the highest and the longest plateau railway in the world. Qinghai-Tibet Railway, 1956km long, starts from Xining to Lhasa, via Golmud. Golmud-Lhasa section of Qinghai-Tibet Railway which is 1142km long passes through the Gobi desert, marsh wetland and snow-capped mountains and grasslands. Qinghai-Tibet Railway also passes through Kunlun Mountains. Kunlun Mountains, which…

November 17, 2016 BY Kunga

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Train to Tibet – The Most Popular Way to Get to Tibet

Tibetan train, running along Qinghai-Tibet Railway, was developed by our Chinese independently. It looks similar to other trains with semi-circular roof but the capacity is much lower and the carriage is more capacious. Forty-four passengers can enjoy meals at the same time in the dining car. Beside traditional breakfast, it also offers fast food, Chinese…

September 2, 2016 BY Kunga

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A Glimpse of Lhasa Railway Station

A Glimpse of Lhasa Railway Station

  Tibet has established a three-dimensional transportation network. With the construction of highways, railways and airports, the transport conditions within and outside the region become better and better. In 2006, the Qinghai-Tibet Railway‘s opening to traffic broke the traffic “bottle-neck” on the plateau, ending Tibet’s history of no railways. As the terminal of the 1,142…

May 13, 2014 BY Kunga

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