Tibet Train Tour

A Tibet tour would be incomplete if you fail to enjoy the epic ride on Tibet train. Running across rolling snowy peaks and vast highland prairies and glittering alpine lakes on lofty Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, Tibet train is an engineering miracle in railroad history. The 1,972km's journey starts from Xining and it takes 20:55h to reach Lhasa via Golmud, Tuotuo River and Admo and Nagqu, etc. Filled with a spectacular window view, the train journey saves you lots of money and gives you more time for acclimatization to soaring Tibetan Plateau than flight. Undoubtedly, it's your best choice for Tibet entry.

With our branch office based in Xining, starting point of the essence of Qinghai-Tibet train, and years of Tibet train tour running experience, we can secure your Tibet train ticket, and offer Tibet permit service for free and a wide choice of Tibet train tours from major cities like Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, and Chengdu, Xi'an and Chongqing, etc. We free you from dealing with complex booking and travel documents, leaving you focus on the enjoyment of pure travel. So, tell us your need, your tour date, and personal preferences and Join us for an amazing ride to explore holy Tibet.

Recommended Tibet Train Tour Packages

As a leading Tibet tour running operator, we are your best guarantee of Tibet train ticket and Tibet Permit. Totally free of hidden cost, forced shopping and detours, our Tibet train tour packages combine the major Tibet entry cities across mainland China with the highlighted Tibetan attractions, such as Lhasa, Namtso, EBC, and Mt. Kailash, etc. in Tibet. You can easily book our Tibet tour and enjoy the mesmerizing journey in Tibet after an epic ride on Tibet train.

Frequently Asked Questions about Tibet Train Tour

  • Q: Why take Tibet train to Tibet?

    Well, there are multiple reasons for that. Firstly, compared with flight, the train ticket is much less expansive. Secondly, Tibet train is much punctual than the flight due to air turbulence and unstable weather on Tibetan Plateau. Thirdly, taking Tibet train can minimize the chance of AMS due to comparatively gradual ascent than the flight. Lastly and most importantly, the epic window view you get on the train is much much more than taking a flight.

  • Q: How to buy Tibet train ticket?

    Theoretically, you can buy train ticket yourself, if you have a Chinese bank account. However, in reality, due to the language barrier and easy access of train tickets of other numerous travel agencies across China, the safest and most convenient way is to book your Tibet train ticket online.

  • Q: How about the Tibet train onboard?

    The facilities of Tibet train are quite traveler-friendly. Both Chinese and western toilets are available. Oxygen supply outlet will be on when passing high passes like Tanggula Railway Station (5,068 m). Dining carriage and food trolley service are available at meal times. However, there is no shower facility. There is a socket for you to recharge battery or your cell phone. The train guard will patrol to check if there is no security issue.

  • Q: How much does it cost to take the Tibet train?

    The actual cost depends on where you board the train. The closer you are to Lhasa, the train ticket is much cheaper. And generally, the soft sleeper is the most expensive and scarce ticket. And the price of a hard sleeper is in between soft sleeper and hard seat. Taking the Xining-Lhasa train for example, the ticket price of soft sleeper is from 781 RMB while the hard sleeper is from 495 RMB and a hard seat is from 224 RMB.

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