Tibet Tours from Beijing by Train or Flight 2024 - all are customizable !

Why travel from Beijing to Tibet

  • International arrival hub - Beijing is usually chosen as the arrival city in China for international flights by most tourists.
  • Adequate supply for flight/train tickets - there are multiple flights and daily train you can take to go to Tibet from the capital city of China.
  • No.1 tourist destination - Beijing is the most visited destination in China. Covering Beijing on your trip, your Tibet tour becomes more perfect.

How to plan a Tibet tour from Beijing

You are suggested to stay 3 or 4 days to see the highlights before heading to Tibet. You can spend a day to visit the central city area where you can see Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven. In another day, you can go to hike the Great Wall. If you want to spend an extra day in Beijing, you can visit the Summer Palace, Hutong. There are many night activities for you, such as Opera Show, Kungfu Show, bars, etc.

As for the part in Tibet, two destinations should be covered - Lhasa and Everest. Lhasa is the transfer center as well as the first destination in Tibet where Potala Palaces and many magnificent Buddhism monasteries are. After 1 or 2 days stay in Lhasa, you can travel around to other places, such as Namtso Lake, Nyingchi, Shannan, Shigatse, Ngari as well as Mount Everest.

4 Days Lhasa Tour from Beijing by Flight

Tibetan Woman Prostrating on Jokhang Temple

Beijing Lhasa

Highlights: Potala Palace, Barkhor Street, Sera Monastery

On this classic journey, you explore the best attractions of Lhasa in 4 days. During your journey to the capital city of Tibet, you’ll not only visit the most sacred landmarks of Tibet, but also enjoy the peaceful living style and devoted Buddhist atmosphere.

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8 Days to See the Harsh Contrasts of Beijing and Tibet

Mutianyu Great Wall

Beijing Lhasa Tour Lhasa

Highlights: Forbidden City, Great Wall, Potala Palace, Barkhor Street

Beijing is the most popular gateway city to Tibet. It has flexible schedules of both flights and train to Lhasa. Besides, it is the No.1 tourist destination in China. This tour covers the highlights of Beijing and Lhasa. You will be able to see Beijing's most famous attractions before flying to Lhasa. While in Lhasa, you will have four days to explore the best highlights in this holy city at a leisure pace.

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8 Days Lhasa Tour from Beijing by Train

Train travel on the highest altitude railway

Beijing Lhasa Tour Lhasa

Highlights: Forbidden City, Great Wall, Potala Palace, Sera Monastery

On the train to Tibet, you'll witness thousands of miles of unrivaled charming landscapes that you will never see from the train window. This itinerary can be designed to give you a flavor of what is possible.

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10 Days Brief China History Tour Plus Memorable Trip to Holy Land

Bird's Nest in Beijing

Beijing Xian Lhasa

Highlights: Forbidden City, Great Wall, Terracotta Warriors, Potala Palace

This tour includes three of the Top 10 Most Popular Destinations in China: Beijing, China’s capital and the home of many of China’s iconic symbols: the Great Wall, Tiananmen Square, and Forbidden City. Xian, China’s ancient capital, is famous for its long history and the awe-inspiring Terracotta Warriors; Tibet, which is the home of Tibetan Buddhism and known as the “Roof of the World”.

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10 Days Beijing Xian Lhasa Memory Tour by Train

Terra-Cotta Warriors in Xi'an

Beijing Xian Lhasa

Highlights: Great Wall, Terracotta Warriors, Qinghai Tibet Railway, Potala Palace

This tour combines the two greatest ancient capital cities in China - Beijing and Xian with the holy city Lhasa in a single trip. You will firstly spend several days in Beijing to visit the world-famous attractions, such as Great Wall, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, etc. Then take a high speed bullet train to Xian to see the man-made wonder - Terracotta Warriors. Lastly, go to take a train to experience the highest railway in the world Qinghai Tibet Railway. As a private tour, you will be able to travel at a leisure pace with more flexibility.

12 Days Best China Highlights Discovery Tour

The Bund - The Museum of International Aichitecture

Beijing Xian Lhasa Shanghai

Highlights: Great Wall, Terracotta Warriors, Potala Palace, the Bund

This tour is strongly recommended for visit-time China visitors covering Beijing, Xian, Lhasa and Shanghai all of which are top destinations in China. It is all about bringing China’s history and culture to life. You will touch the ancient heart of China in Beijing and Xian, then go to the Roof of the World to follow the footsteps of devoted Tibetans to explore their religion and pilgrimage routes. Finally, get a glimpse of China’s future in Shanghai, China’s fashion and culture capital.

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12 Days Beijing Lhasa Everest Highlights Tour

Tibetan Praiyer Flags on Mount Everest

Beijing Lhasa Everest Lhasa

Highlights: Forbidden City, Great Wall, Potala Palace, Mt. Everest

During this overland journey, you meet the most magnificent contrasts while enjoy breathtaking plateau landscape. Most importantly, you are going to conquer the peak of the world - Everest.

13 Days Beijing Xian Lhasa Kathmandu Adventure Tour

Terra-Cotta Warriors - Eighth Wonder of the World

Beijing Xian Lhasa Kathmandu

Highlights: Forbidden City, Great Wall, Terracotta Warriors, Potala Palace, Mt. Everest

This tour combines both the classic highlights of Tibet and China's other regions, including Beijing, Xian, Lhasa, and Mount Everest. Start your adventure from the capital of China - Beijing, and finish at Gyirong Port on the Nepal Tibet border so that you don't have to return to Lhasa or other cities in China to get home. It's a wonderful tour full of diverse experiences - cultural contrast, different sceneries, meeting local people, high speed train, overland driving...

15 Days China Tibet Splendid Culture Tour Plus Silk Road Journey

Dunhuang Crescent Lake

Tour Beijing Xining Tour Lhasa

Highlights: Forbidden City, Mogao Grottoes, Jiayuguan, Qinghai Lake, Potala Palace

This 15 days tour focuses on the charm of Chinese culture and history, including the imperial and history of Beijing and Xian, Ancient Silk Road experience in Dunhuang and Jiayuguan, fabulous Qinghai Tibet Plateau Buddhist culture. Flight is the major transfer between cities, but you will also experience the high speed railway in the trip.

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14 Days China Treasures Exploration plus Overland Tour to Kathmandu

Magnificent Mount Everest

Beijing Xian Chengdu Lhasa Kathmandu

Highlights: Great Wall, Tarra-cotta Warriors, Giant Panda, Potala Palace, Mount Everest

It is a 14 days tour which takes you to the treasures of China. You will visit many world cultural heritages, like Great Wall, Temple of Heaven, Forbidden City, Terracotta Warriors, Potala Palace etc. Besides, you will get a close contact of adorable giant pandas and take a close sight of Mount Everest

17 Days Best China Tour with Tibet and Yangtze River Cruise

Relaxing Yangtze River Cruise

Beijing Xian Lhasa Chengdu Chongqing Yichang Shanghai

Highlights: Forbbiden City, Great Wall, Tarra-cotta Warriors, Potala Palace, Yangtze Cruise

Encompassed China Highlights - explore China with a relaxing Yangtze River Cruise, Asian best gastronomy city - Chengdu, Great Wall hiking, man-made wonder of Terracotta Warriors, grandiose Potala Palace...

18 Days In-depth China Holiday with Tibet Highlights Tour

Fishinman of Li River

Beijing Xian Shanghai Guilin Chengdu Lhasa

Highlights: Forbidden City, Terracotta Warriors, The Bund, Li River, Giant Panda, Potala Palace, Yamdrok Lake, Mount Everest

This long China tour up to 18 days is an in-depth China tour covering the most popular tourist destinations both in China and Tibet. You will travel from the prosperous southern China to the historical northern area, then fly over thousands of mountains to explore the holy land Tibet. Modern city, beautiful countryside, giant panda, World Cultural Heritage Sites, food street, pilgrimage, Tibetan architecture, plateau lakes, snow mountains... there are so many things to see and experience in this tour!

11 Days Beijing Xining Tibet Traversing Tour

Qinghai Lake

Beijing Xining Lhasa

Highlights: Forbidden City, Great Wall, Potala Palace, Mt. Everest

Usually it takes more than 40.5 hours to get to Lhasa by train, and the first half of the train journey is not as scenic as the second half (Qinghai Tibet Railway). This tour has shortened the long time spend on the train, cut the boring first half’s train journey, and left you enough time to experience the spectacular train life on the Qinghai Tibet Railway. At the same time, it also will take you to explore the best highlights in historical Beijing, beautiful Qinghai and holy Land Tibet.

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15 Days China Tibet Diverse Tour with Zhangjiajie Avator Exploration

Zhangjiajie National Park

Beijing Chengdu Lhasa Xian Zhangjiajie Shanghai

Highlights: Highlights:Great Wall, Tarra-cotta Warriors, Giatn Panda, Potala Palace, Zhangjiajie National Park

15 days China tour including the most popular destination with the highlights in Tibet. Also, a relaxing Yangtze River Cruise is included for elder travelers to enjoy the days in China. The best choice for you to explore the real whole China.

From $2,950Check Details

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