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

Lhasa, China

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Travel along one of the world’s most spectacular rail routes during this multi-day, train adventure from Shanghai to Lhasa. Pass by stunning mountain views and scenic provincial villages as you head deep off the beaten track. In Lhasa, you’ll enjoy time to hit the highlights, from the UNESCO-listed Potala Palace to Tibetan handicraft stalls. The tour includes four-star accommodation and visits to two of Tibet’s most fabled monasteries.
  • A multi-day sightseeing tour of Lhasa, Tibet, with train travel from Shanghai
  • Discover some of China’s most stunning and overlooked landscapes on a comfortable train ride
  • Enjoy comfortable accommodation in 4-star hotels, along with tasty meals and entrance fees
  • Opt to add on 2 and 4-day options to Everest Base Camp, Lake Namtso, and Shigatse
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Tibet travel permits and other necessary permits for Tibet
3 nights accommodation in 4-star standard twin room hotel shared with another traveler (If you are a single traveler, you may pay for the single supplement to enjoy double room hotel.
Local English-speaking Tibetan tour guide
Transportation by comfortable van or minibus with experienced local driver in Lhasa
Welcome Dinner
Liability travel insurance
Drinking water provided during the trip
Train ticket (soft or hard sleeper) from Shanghai to Lhasa
Breakfast (3)
Single Supplement if you are a single traveler
China visa fees (please make sure you have China L Visa before you reserve this group tour or other types of China Visa with relative certificate.
All Lunches and dinners; Tips to tour guide and driver
Doilungdêqên District, Lhasa, China

Departure Time

8:10 PM

Departure Time

8:10 PM

Return Details

Doilungdêqên District, Lhasa, China

Departure Time

8:10 PM

Return Details

Gonggar County, Shannan, Tibet, China
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Travelers are required to provide photocopy of passports and China L visas in advance
  • Please note that you will only be allowed to enter Tibet with a Tibet travel permit. Your local tour operator will help you apply for a Tibet permit (usually need at least 12 days), but be sure you have a passport which is valid for at least 6 months
  • A copy of your Tibet travel permit will be sent to you in advance. When entering into Shanghai Train Station, please present your Tibet travel permit, train ticket, passport, and Chinese visa to the conductor
  • Once the train ticket from Shanghai to Lhasa is booked, it can not be canceled by tour supplier. If customers cancel the tour after train ticket has been booked, they will be charged the cost of train ticket
  • A valid passport and China L Visa used to apply for Tibet Permit are required on the travelling period
  • Price is based on double occupancy. Single room supplement is subject to availability and additional charge
  • In June, July, or August, the hard or soft sleeper train tickets are difficult to purchase, tour supplier will recommend some transfer trains for choosing. Both sides will choose the better one.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
  • OPERATED BY China Tibet Train

If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.

If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.

If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What is the maximum group size during Small-Group 5-Night Lhasa Tour by Train from Shanghai?
This activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Small-Group 5-Night Lhasa Tour by Train from Shanghai.

Product code: 18203P4

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