Small-Group 5-Night Lhasa Tour by Train from Shanghai

Small-Group 5-Night Lhasa Tour by Train from Shanghai
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$775
Duration: 6 days
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Shanghai is one of the best inbound cities of China. Take a train from Shanghai to Lhasa and enjoy the special scenery changing from skyscrapers of big cities to the depopulated zone of Tibet Plateau. And the train will take you to Tibet for visiting.

Day 1: Take a train to Lhasa from Shanghai
In the daytime, you can go to see the charming Yuyuan Garden by yourself, and then go to Shanghai Train Station for train to Lhasa. When entering the station, you need to present to the conductor your passport, China Visa, Tibet Travel Permit and train ticket. Then start to enjoy your memorable trip.

Overnight: on the train

Day 2: On the Train to Lhasa
Today, on the first full-day, you will pass through two important provincial capitals in northwest China: Lanzhou and Xining. Traveling along on Qinghai-Tibet Railway, you will be able to enjoy the incredible scenery of the countries in Northwest China.

Overnight: on the Train

Day 3: Lhasa Arrival
Today, you will witness the most beautiful scenic view on the Qinghai Tibet Train. After arrival, your tour guide will meet you at the train station in Lhasa.

Overnight: Gang-gyan Hotel (4-star)

Day 4: Lhasa ( B )
After having breakfast, your guide will drive you to visit the splendid Potala Palace: the cardinal landmark in Lhasa. You will have a whole morning to explore the world-level architectural work: the White Palace, the Red Palace, the corridors, stairs and countless lama’s dormitory. Then, continuing to browse the Jokhang Temple, which is another UNESCO World Heritage site. Afterwards, you will go to the Barkhor street next to the temple, it is filled with pilgrims and street vendors, they usually sell the traditional Tibetan items such as prayer wheels, jewelry and more.

Overnight: Gang-gyan Hotel (4-star)

Day 5: Lhasa ( B,D )
You will visit two great monasteries of central Tibet: the Drepung Monastery and Sera Monastery. The Drepung Monatery was the central government until the 5th Dalai Lama built the Potala Palace to replace it. If you visit at the right time, you can also get a chance to watch the monks debate the Buddhist scriptures in Sera Monastery.

Overnight: Gang-gyan Hotel (4-star)

Day 6: Departure from Lhasa (B)
After eating breakfast, you will be transferred to the train station or the airport if you need.

Recommended: tourists can add other trips on this tour: 
1) 4-Day Lhasa to Everest Base Camp Tour
2) 2-Day Lhasa to Lake Namtso Tour
3) 2-Day Lhasa to Shigatse Tour

Shanghai is one of the best inbound cities of China. Take a train from Shanghai to Lhasa and enjoy the special scenery changing from skyscrapers of big cities to the depopulated zone of Tibet Plateau. And the train will take you to Tibet for visiting.