Updated Tibet Railway Maps and Train Routes Maps
As Train tour becomes more popular among Tibet travelers, the world-famous Qinghai-Tibet Railway offers direct accesses to experiencing the unique train sightseeing along the Qinghai-Tibet plateau.
Convenient transportation demands are gradually fulfilled with more rail links with Qinghai-Tibet Railway. If you plan to take train from or to Tibet, the following informative maps of Tibet railways, Qinghai Tibet Railway, and Tibet train routes, such as Beijing Lhasa train map, Chengdu Lhasa train map, Shanghai Lhasa train map, etc are helpful references.
How to Plan A Tibet Tour
Tibet is too vast to be visited in one single trip, but planning ahead of time can make most of your holiday. A classic Tibet tour always takes about 4 ~ 8 days. Apart from 2 days for arrival and departure, it usually needs 2 other days to explore majestic Potala Palace and other landmarks in Lhasa, the capital of Tibet. With a day trip’s distance from Lhasa, Namtso Lake is another perfect tour extension if you visit Tibet from May to October.
☛ 4 Days Holy City Lhasa Private Tour - Heart of Tibet
☛ 5 Days Lhasa City and Holy Lake Namtso Tour
To explore further, it’s strongly recommended to travel from Lhasa to Mount Everest via Gyantse and Shigatse, which usually needs 4 more days. It is an unforgettable sightseeing trip with lots of attractions to visit, such as Yamdrok Lake, Karola Glacier, Kumbum Stupa of Palcho Monastery, Tashilhunpo Monastery, etc. Of course, the biggest draw must be gazing upon the unparalleled north face of the world’s highest peak – Mount Everest.
☛ 6 Days Lhasa Gyantse Shigatse Historical Tour
☛ 8 Days Everest Base Camp Tour - Top of the World
☛ 9 Days Tibet Discovery Tour plus Everest and Namtso Expedition
For Buddhist followers and hiking lovers, you are suggested to travel to Ngari to join the kora around the holy Mt. Kailash and sacred Lake Manasarovar, which usually takes about 5 ~ 8 more days from Lhasa. The wild nature of Ngari is spectacular as well.
☛ 13 Days Mt. Kailash & Lake Manasarovar Trekking Tour
Tibet Train Routes and Gateway Cities
More Information about Tibet Train
Recommended Tibet Train Tour Packages
Check out our most popular train tour packages departing from most popular gateway cities to Tibet - Beijing, Xian, Chengdu, Xining, Shanghai, etc. All packages are customizable according to your requirements. If you have more time, you can extend your trip from Lhasa to other popular destinations, such as Shigatse, Mount Everest, Nyingchi, Ngari, etc. Check more >Tibet Train Tours
Beijing / Lhasa
8 Days Lhasa Tour from Beijing by Train
Highlights: Forbidden City, Great Wall, Potala Palace, Sera Monastery$1,168 / Details
Chengdu / Lhasa
7 Days Lifetime Tibet Train Tour from Chengdu
Highlights: Chengdu Panda Base, Qinghai Tibet Railway, Potala Palace$939 / Details
Xining - Lhasa
6 Days Discover Tibet Train Tour from Xining
Highlights: Qinghai Tibet Railway, Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple$998 / Details
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