Lhasa Tour Package – Transportation
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Lhasa Tour Package – Transportation

Update: Sep. 12th, 2012

Train on the Qinghai-Tibet Railway

Lhasa Tour Package – Train to Lhasa

The Qinghai-Tibet Railway had been completed and put into operation in July 2006. Tourists can take train to Lhasa from Beijing, Chengdu, Chongqing, Xining, Lanzhou, Shanghai and Guangzhou. The Qinghai Railway almost go the same rout with Qinghai-Tibet Highway, it will pass by various sight spots and stations along the way, including Nanshan Pass, Ganlong, Small Nanchuan, Mount Yuzhu, Budongquan (Never freeze spring), Qumar River, Naij Tal, Wudaoliang, Xiushui River, Tuotuo River, Tongtain River, Yanshiping, Buqiangge, Danggula Mountains, Zhajiang Zangpo, Anduo, Cuona Lake, Nagqu, Damxung, Yampachen, come into Lhasa at last.

After the Qinghai-Tibet Railway completed, the route from Xining to the railway station in Lhasa is 1956 kilometers. Now, more and more tourists would like to take train to Tibet, to enjoy the completely different scenery of Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, which will be an important part of the Lhasa tours.

The railway station of Lhasa is located in the southwest of Lhasa, where altitude is about 3600 meters, about 20 kilometers away from the Potala Palace.

Lhasa Tour Package – Flight to Lhasa

There are three airports in Tibet, including Gonggar Airport, Nyingchi Milin Airport and Qamdo Bangda Airport.

The Gonggar Airport is located in Gonggar County, 98 kilometers away from Lhasa. In Lhasa Gonggar Airport, there are international flight and domestic flight, including direct flight to Chengdu (some will stop at Qamdo), Chongqing, Xi'an and Qamdo. The non-direct flight includes the flights to Guangzhou (stop at Chongqing), Beijing (stop at Chengdu) and Shanghai (stop at Xi'an). The only international flight at the Gonggar Airport is the flight to Kathmandu – capital of Nepal.

The Nyingchi Milin Airport is located in Milin County, Nyingchi. In Milin Airport, there are flights to Chengdu and Chongqing.

Qamdo Bangda Airport is the highest civil aviation airport where altitude is 4334 meters, about 130 meters away from the Qamdo downtown. Presently, there are flights to Lhasa, Chengdu. In Bangda Airport, there is a flight to Chengdu in every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday. In Chengdu Shuangliu Airport, there is flight to Bangda Airport in every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday.

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