Tibet Transportation Travel Tips
Qinghai Tibet Railway, Tibet Transportation Travel Tips

For a Tibet tour, you need consider the way of entering Tibet at first. Therefore, most foreign travelers worry about how to come to Tibet. Here Tibet Travel Expert offers Tibet transportation travel tips for you. Hope you can learn some useful information from our tips.

The Way of Getting into Tibet-Tibet Transportation Travel Tips

Most people are worrying about AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness). So we suggest you can come to Tibet from Qinghai Province. Since the railway can provide oxygen in plateau, you can feel safe without worrying the lack of oxygen issues. What’s more, you can take the Qinghai-Tibet Railway for a landscape train travel to Tibet. And along the way, you can see blue sky with big cluster of clouds, which are very unique from anywhere else. People said Qinghai-Tibet Railway is closest to the sky and clouds. Thus, it is very worth seeing the magnificent view.

Tibet transportation travel tips, Qinghai Tibet Railway
Qinghai Tibet Railway Landscape


Qinghai-Tibet Railway Time Schedule

Departure City Departure Time Elevation
Xining 14:05 2,261m
Delingha 18:13 2,980m
Golmud 21:22 4,700m
Amdo 05:38 4,800m
Nagqu 07:03 4,500m
Damxung 08:43 4,200m
Lhasa 12:00 3,658m


For people have a short time visiting Tibet, you can also take a flight to Lhasa. It will be convenient and fast. However, you may need one or two days for acclimatization in Lhasa. And when you get off the airplane, please do not exercise heavily and drink enough water to get accustomed to plateau environment.There are direct flights to Lhasa from Beijing, Xi’an, Chengdu, Chongqing, Kunming, and Shenzhen. And many cities have flights to Lhasa with stopovers, such as Shanghai, Guangzhou, Xiamen, Hangzhou and Urumqi.

Tibet Lhasa Gonggar Airport, Tibet Transportation Travel Tips
Tibet Lhasa Gonggar Airport


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