Days Beijing Lhasa Train Tour
Tour Code: Tibet_15
Availability: Year Round
1. Tour Itinerary
Our tour guife will
pick you up from your hotel in downtown Beijing
and then transfer to Beijing West Station
with private car. Take train from Beijing
to Lhasa via the world's highest railway to
appreciate the quintessence of Lhasa for two
Overnight on train.
The long journey takes
about 43 hours, you will spend two days and
two nights on the Train. On the first day
you will pass through two provincial capital
cities: Lanzhou and Xining. Xining is the
beginning of Qinghai-Tibet Railway. The last
stop for today is Xining, where you will arrive
at about 16:00.
Enjoy the most beautiful scenery along Qinghai-Tibet
Railway. Highlights of the trip include the
snow-capped mountain peaks, the grassland,
the desert and the lakes.
You will arrive in Lhasa
at about 16:00. Your tour guide will hold
a sign with your name on it at the exit
of the railway station to welcome you. A
private car will take you to your hotel.
The rest of the day is free.
Tour to the Potala Palace, the Sera Monastery
and the Norbulingka.
Palace: An architecture group situated
on the top of the Red Hill in Lhasa, it consists
of temples, palaces, and dormitories. Covering
an area of over 130,000 square meters, Potala
Palace originally hosted the meditation retreat
of Tibetan King Songtsen Gampo, who built
the first palace there in 637. It used to
be the residence of Dalai Lamas and the political
center of Tibet from 1649 until 1959.
Monastery: Built in 1419, it is one of
the six main monasteries of the Gelugpa of
the Tibetan Buddhism. The monastery is famous
for the daily spiritual debates of the monks.
Covering an area of 114,946 square meters,
Sera Monastery has many Buddha statues and
beautiful murals in the halls.
Norbulingka: Built by the 7th Dalai Lama
in 1755, it was the former summer residence
of the 8th Dalai Lama. Norbulingka means Jewel
Garden in Tibetan, it has an abundance of
chapels, gardens, fountains, and pools as
well as a variety of beautiful flowers and
Tour to the Jokhang Temple, the Drepung Monastery,
the Tibet Museum and visit the Barkhor Street.
Temple: Located in the center of old Lhasa
city, the monastery was first built in 647AD
by Tibetan King Songtsen Gampo. It is a prime
seat of the Gelugpa of the Tibetan Buddhism
with many invaluable cultural relics. Every
year, the Great Prayer Festival is held here.
In 2000, Jokhang Temple was inscribed on the
UNESCO World Heritage List.
Drepung Monastery: Known for its high
standards in academic study, it was called
the Nalanda of Tibet. Drepung Monastery was
built in 1416, it currently covers an area
of 250,000 square meters. In its heyday, it
held as many as 7,700 monks. One of the monastery's
highlights is the thangka unveiling at the
Shoton Festival in August.
Tibet Museum: Covering an area of 54,000
square meters, it demonstrates a traditional
Tibetan architectural style. Starting with
the prehistory of Tibet, the multiple halls
cover a variety of interesting exhibits: Tibetan
handicrafts, costumes, jewellery, weapons
and musical instruments.
Street: With a history of more than 1300
years, it is the oldest street in Lhasa. Barkhor
Street is the window of Tibet, it exhibits
articles showing typical Tibetan life. All
kinds of interesting commodities show all
aspects of Tibetan culture, economy, religion,
||Departure from Lhasa
Transfer to the airport for your departure.
We wish you have a pleasant journey home.
2. Hotel Accommodation For This Tour
3. Tour Price
4. Inclusion For The Above Tour:
Please send us an email
and provide the information below so that we
can quote precisely
for the above tour.
1. The number of adults and the number of children
in your party. If there are children under 12
years, they can enjoy the preferential price.
2. Your approximate travel date.
3. The code of the tour that you are interested
in. Each tour has a code, you can find it above
- at the top of the page where the tour is.
4. Hotel choice for your tour (luxury or standard
or comfortable hotels).
5. If you would like us to tailor make a new
tour for you that is different from the above
tour, please let us know your requests.
1. Airport or hotel pick-up
and drop-off service in cities listed in the
2. Private English-speaking tour guide, driver
and car service as indicated in the itinerary.
3. The admission tickets for scenic spots listed
in the itinerary.
4. Service charge and government taxes.
5. The air ticket of economic class, taxes and
dues for the flights as listed in the itinerary.
6. Fourteen-night hotel accommodation in twin
shared room with daily breakfast.
7. A lunch served on board as listed in the
8. Tibet entry permit based on the listed itinerary.
5. Exclusion For The Above Tour:
1. International flight tickets
or train tickets.
2. Hotel single room supplement.
3. Personal expenses such as laundry, drinks,
fax, telephone call, optional activities, etc.
4. Tips to local tour guide and driver.
5. Estimated group surcharges for excess baggage.
6. Fees for entry visa to China.
7. Cable car, sightseeing bus and cruise unless
8. Meals (L & D) not listed in the itinerary.
6. Terms / Condition
Cancellation and refund policy
for Tours reservation
If you want to cancel your booking or part of
it, you must advise us in advance. The letter
must be signed by the lead name on the booking
and once we receive it you should expect to
receive a cancellation letter within 24 hours.
If you do not then please contact us to ensure
your letter has been received.
To cover the cost of processing your cancellation
and to compensate us for the risk that we may
not be able to resell your travel arrangements,
we make a cancellation charge on the scale shown
below. The person who made the booking is responsible
for paying this charge. The size of the charge
depends on when we receive your cancellation
notice or letter or how you would like us to
deal with your payment providing that we have
received your full payment for the tours.
No Cancellation Fees if written cancellation
notice is received more than 30 days prior to
Cancellation in advance & Cancellation penalty
More than 30 days, no Cancellation Fee
30-10 days, 50% of the full payment
9-0 days or no show, 100% of the full payment
7. Pricing Policy
- The price is set as four travelers
together, usually more people more discounts.
See Price Calendar on top right corner.Please
fill out Tailor-made form for free if you have
over 10 travelers, and we will calculate a more
favorable quoted price.
The quoted price contains Standard Tour Class
lodging, and we offer hotel upgrade service.
You can choose to upgrade hotel when booking,
the price will change accordingly.
Not all hotels can provide Standard Triple Room
if you want three travelers in one room, they
may arrange extra bed service. The additional
fee for an extra bed is Single Supplement, and
it is included in the final price.
Your earlier arrival to Beijing later departure
from Hong Kong can be adjusted on line; but
the extra charge is not included in the original
The single supplement is not included in the
quoted price except single traveler's price.
We choose only centrally located hotels with
western standard service and breakfast. However,
we can also arrange good location and clean
local hotels with lower prices. Please inquiry
The breakfast is subject to hotels' arrangements,
they may offer western food or Western &
Chinese Buffet in the morning.
Child's breakfast is included only when he/she
occupy a bed. Otherwise the hotel may charge
an extra fee for the breakfast.
- Lunch and Dinner (Optional)
The original price excludes lunch and dinner
unless particular illustration. Usually, dinner
and lunch are optional Chinese food with local
flavor, and the meal price is charged based
on the group size.
If you have some preferences on meals such as
vegetarian meal and diabetic meal, please make
us know in Special Requirements.
Please also fill the Special Requirements if
you want other choices such as Hindu meal, Halal
food or Western food, etc. You are suggested
to uncheck lunch and diner when booking. We
will try to arrange it and your meal price is
charged by the local restaurant.
Our guide will lead you to your favorite restaurants
when you don't select meals, the meal fee is
at your own. Besides, your group should pay
an extra 100RMB per day in cash to the driver
- Transfer Service
We offer free airport/railway station transfer
service as specified in the itinerary. As for
earlier arrival or later departure, you will
be charged a bit of service fee and guide service
is not provided. Please provide train/flight
number, arrival time and contact information
in Special Requirements.
Usually, local guide will drop you off at security
checkpoint of airport or railway station without
guide serve on the flight or train. And the
transfer guide may be not the same of that on
We promise to offer flights operated by major
airlines such as Air China, China Southern Airlines,
China Eastern Airlines and Hainan Airline, etc.
or local big airlines such as Shenzhen Airlines,
Xiamen Airlines, Sichuan Airlines, Shanghai
Airlines and Shandong Airlines and so forth.
And the aircraft type is Airbus A3XX Series
or Boeing 7-Series. Any change due to objective
cause, we will ask your permission in advance.
- Scenic Spots
Children, between 2 to 12 years old and under
1.3 meters (4.3 feet), can get discount.
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on the train