Qinghai-Tibetan plateau is known as the World Roof", the Third Pole of the Globe? it is the original place of many big rivers in China. Qinghai-Tibetan railway is about 1,142Km long, 960Km of which runs on the highland of more than 4,000m and 550km of it passes across the all year round frozen earth. Qinghai-Tibetan railway has 34 stops which are located at Nachitai, Tuotuo River, Mt. Tanggula pass, Amdo, Nagchu, Damsung, Yangparchen and Lhasa etc. 7 sightseeing platform are specially built for the passengers?enjoyment where the trains will stop for 10 to 30 minutes. The train can drive 160Km/hour with the most luxurious carriages equipped with the advanced facilities such as oxygen-supplying, pressure-balancing system etc. It takes about 50hours getting to Lhasa from Chengdu, you can appreciate the beautiful scenery during the daytime driving hours.
Day 1: Chengdu-Lhasa|
Gather at Chengdu Railway Station at least one hour in advance before T22/3 departs at 20:59pm. Train Overnight
Day 2:Train Stay
Day 3: Arrival at Lhasa
Pick-up, transfer and check-in at hotel
Day 4: Lhasa Visit
Guide sightseeing of Potala and Jokhang
Day 5:Lhasa - Yangpachen - Namtso Lake
Drive to Namtso via Yangpachen, a terrestrial-heat power station.Back in the evening.
Day 6 :Lhasa-Shigatse
Drive to Shigatse via Yamdrok Lake, Korala Glaciers, transfer to Shigatse hotel.
Day 7:Tashilhunpo Monastery
Guided sightseeing Tashilhunpo Monastery,Shigatse Fair and Lhokar - the Tibetan granary to see the local life. Back to Lhasa for dinner.
Day 8:Back to Chengdu
Depart from Lhasa to Chengdu by flight, end tour.
(based on per person and shown in US Dollar)
| Departure dates and prices
Departure Date:Every odd-number date
||top luxury tour
TTB permit and the travel permit related,
local tour bus,
local English speaking tour guide,
5 nights hotel accommodation
one way train ticket Chengdu to Lhasa,
one way air ticket Lhasa to Chengdu, airport&fuel tax,
other things not listed in "including"
1.Minor program changes sometimes are necessary, depending on road conditions, weather and availability of room.
2.The joint group will go to fixed souvenir shops, while the private group can avoid this subject to your decision.
3.Health consultation from your doctor before you come to highland(Over 3000M).
4.As we travel in Tibet area where the economy is much more backward than other places, the food alternative is limited,so we suggest you order food in local restaurants available yourself or take some solid food.Most of local restaurant can only offer the simple Sichuan and Tibetan dishes.
5.All the passengers can buy the ticket from Chengdu/chongqing directly to Lhasa but they have to get down the train at Xi"ning train station and then transfer to another train from Xi"ning to Lhasa.The officials and staff of the train station will lead the passengers to the train and all the passengers will have the same seat or sleeper number.......
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