8 Days Train Tour to Tibet

Duration: 7 Nights 8 Days

8 Days Train Tour to Tibet

Itinerary & Map

  • Day 01
    Chengdu-Lhasa
    • Depart Chengdu for Lhasa. Overnight on train

  • Day 02
    On the Train
    • The train journey passes through the Qinghai-Tibet plateau and through the Tanggu La pass (5072m), the highest point of the railway.
  • Day 03
    Arrival at Lhasa
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Arrive at Lhasa in the evening and check into hotel
 

  • Day 04
    Lhasa Sightseeing
    • Visit the Potala Palace, Norbulingka - the Summer Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street, Ramoche Temple, Drepung Monastery and Sera Monastery - all within Lhasa city. Overnight at hotel
  • Day 05
    Lhasa/Yangpachen/Namtso Lake
    • Take a drive to Yangpachen - the hot springs – in the morning. Visit the Yangpachen geothermal power plant. After lunch drive to Nyainqentanglha then return to Yangpachen. Enjoy a dip in the hot springs then visit Namtso Lake, one of the three holy lakes in Tibet. Return to Lhasa and stroll around Barkhor Street for a taste of the local food and the nightlife.
  • Day 06
    Lhasa/Shigatse
    • Drive to Shigatse, en route visit Yamdrok Lake and Korala Glacier. Check into hotel at Shigatse.
  • Day 07
    Tashilhunpo Monastery
    • Full day guided tour of Tashilhunpo Monastery and Shigatse Fair. After lunch visit the Lhokar - the Tibetan granary and see the local life. Return to Lhasa in the evening and check into hotel.
  • Day 08
    Back to Chengdu
    • Tour ends. Fly Lhasa to Chengdu