Beijing to Lhasa Train Journey

It is now possible to travel the vast Tibetan plateaus in the high altitude via railway system. Though it takes a bit longer to travel through train than throughairplanes, but the rewards we get from it more than make up for it. You get to witness the intensely spiritual aspect of this place by passing through the remote monasteries, high mountain passes, traditional homes, and colorful market places. In addition, you get to witness a panoramic view of Mt Everest.

Itinerary for Beijing to Lhasa Train Journey:

Day 01 : Arrive in Beijing, transfer to your hotel. Tour briefing. Lunch and dinner on your own.
Day 02 : Visit Tiananmen Square and Forbidden City. Lunch with local family of the Hu Tong area.
Day 03 : Full day tour of one of the seven wonders of the world- The Great Wall at Badalin section.
Day 04 : Board train for the journey from Beijing - Lhasa.
Day 05 : Train journey Beijing - Lhasa continue.
Day 06 : Arrive in Lhasa (3,700m/12,136ft)/transfer to hotel, time to acclimatize.
Day 07 : Guided tour to Potala Palace, Norbulinga, Jokhang Temple and Barkor Street with Tibetan pilgrims.
Day 08 : Guided tour to visit greatest monasteries in Lhasa-Drepungs and Sera.
Day 09 : Drive to Gyantse, visit PelkorChode and Kumbum Stupa.
Day 10 : Drive to Shigatse, visit His Holiness the Panchen Lama’s sacred throne- Tashilhunpo Monastery.
Day 11 : Drive back to Lhasa via Kichu valley.
Day 12 : Transfer to airport, fly to Kathmandu and transfer to your hotel.
Day 13 : International Departure