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Lhasa Tours from Beijing

Update: Sep. 12th, 2012

Lhasa Tours from Beijing

As one of the most famous entrance cities of Tibet tour, there is a large number of tourists would like to start their Lhasa tours from Beijing for its convenient transportation and profound culture.

Lhasa Tours from Beijing - Brief Introduction of Beijing

Beijing is a famous historical and cultural city with a history of more than 3000 years. Located at the center of Beijing, the Forbidden City(also called the Imperial Palace) keeps attracting numerous overseas tourists here everyday. It is an ancient Chinese style architectural complex which could be dated back to 1420. It acted as the imperial palace of Ming and Qing dynasties.

The Forbidden City is also the largest and most well-preserved wooden structure architectural complex around the world. There are more than one million precious cultural relics in Imperial Palace. There are various permanent exhibitions in the museum. Before the Lhasa tours, tourists could learn more about the history and culture of ancient China through the exhibitions and relics.

Besides, the world famous Great Wall in Beijing is also one of the biggest attraction for tourists taking Beijing as the entrance of their Lhasa tours. The existing Great Wall could be dated back to14th century. Great Wall is widely regarded as the symbol of China and was listed as the world culture heritage in 1987. It was selected as one of the most attractive highlights in Beijing for overseas tourists. There is a famous saying goes that one who fails to reach the Great Wall is not a hero.

Lhasa Tours from Beijing - Transportation

Tourists planning to start their Lhasa tours from Beijing could enter into Tibet from Beijing by air or by train. Both the direct trains and flights between Beijing and Lhasa have been opened. It should be noted that the direct flights between Beijing and some international metropolis are also available. Tourists in Copenhagen, Frankfurt, Toronto, Chicago, Los Angeles, Singapore and other noted metropolis could fly to Beijing directly.

It takes about 6 hours to fly to Tibet from Beijing. It would be much more time-saving compared to enter into Tibet from Beijing by train since it takes about 46 hours to tour to Lhasa from Beijing. But tourists planning to join the Lhasa tours from Beijing by train could enjoy the fabulous natural landscapes along Qinghai-Tibet Railway.

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