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Tibet Discovery Tour by Train from Xining

7-Day Xining (3Days)Overnight train (1Day) Lhasa (3Days)

This exclusive tour allows you to take train along the new Tibet Railway as you explore the most beautiful and mysterious part of the world.

  • Tour Type: Private Tour
  • Best Season: Summer Autumn Winter
  • Exprience:

From $1,489 USD p/p

Inquiry This Tour


  • Wild adventure from Xining to Lhasa on train
  • Picturesque Qinghai Lake recommended by TimeoutBeijing
  • Major sites in Lhasa
  • Local flavor meals
  • Train ticket booking and land transfer

Tour Itinerary


Xining Arrival

Airport Transfer (Xining)

Upon arrival in Xining, your tour guide will escort you to hotel.

- Smart Tips:

  • It needs 20 days to process Tibet Travel Permit. China Travel kindly suggests you confirm your tour at least 30 days ahead of time.
  • DAY


    Qinghai Lake, Qinghai Lake Cruise

    Known as "Immortal Sea", Qinghai Lake is definitely a present from heaven. Today, you will take a half-hour boat trip on the lake. Have simple lunch nearby.


    Xining to Overnight Train by Train No. Z21 (Xining Railway Station - Lhasa Railway Station) Dep 15:21 - Arr 12:10

    Taer Monastery, youyi store , Hotel to Train station Transfer (Xining)

    Today you will feel the peace at Ta'er Monastery. It's the Buddhist garden buildings, combining the architectural arts of the Zang and Han nationalities. Have simple lunch nearby.

    Later today, you will board on an overnight train to Lhasa. Enjoy the ride!


    - Smart Tips:

  • Before heading to Lhasa, you need to double check your pack, travel permit, cash, ID and other important stuff shouldn't be left behind.
  • DAY


    Train station Transfer (Lhasa)

    When you arrive in Lhasa, our Lhasa tour guide will escort you to hotel for check-in. Have a good night rest for tomorrow.




    Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street, Sera Monastery

    Sera Monastery

    Today, you will visit the highlights of Lhasa. Firstly, visit the famous Jokhang Temple. Have lunch in a Tibetan-style restaurant.

    Afternoon, you will visit one of the most important monasteries in Lhasa: Sera Monastery. Later, your Lhasa tour guide will lead your way in a free stroll in Barkhor Street.


    - Smart Tips:

  • Tibetan carpet, Thangka(a painted or embroidered banner), Tibetan fresco painting, butter sculptures and other stuff can be found in Barkhor Street, which can be something nice to bring home.
  • DAY


    Drepung Monastery, Visit Tibetan Family, Potala Palace

    Today we will firstly visit the sublime Potala Palace. Later, we pay a visit to one of the biggest monasteries in Lhasa: Drepung Monastery. Have buffet lunch in a hotel.

    This afternoon, you will visit a Tibetan family, to learn about their day-to-day life and faith.



    Lhasa Departure

    Hotel to airport Transfer (Lhasa)

    Hopefully this adventure has made your dream come ture. Today your Lhasa tour guide will escort you to the airport. Thank you for choosing us. Hope to see you again soon!


    Price Per Person in US Dollars

    $ USD
    Apr.1- Nov.31 Tourist Class Superior Class Deluxe Class Single Room Supplement
    1 person -
    2-5 persons / /
    6-9 persons / /

    * The price may change during some festivals including the Spring Festival, Tomb Sweeping Day, Labor Day (1st May), Mid Autumn Day and National Day (1st Oct.).

    * The price is subject to change based on exchange rate.

    What's Included & Excluded

    Price Inclusion

    • Entrance fees.
    • Meals listed in the itinerary.
    • Private transfers.
    • Private English-speaking guide and driver.
    • Hotels listed in the itinerary.
    • Service Charge & Taxes.
    • China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance.
    • Luggage Transfers.

    Price Exclusion

    • International Airfare or Train Tickets to enter or leave China.
    • China Entry Visa Fees.
    • Excess Baggage Charges.
    • Personal Expenses.
    • Any meals that are not mentioned in the tour itinerary.
    • Single Room Supplement.

    Good to know

    It needs 20 days to process Tibet Travel Permit. China Travel kindly suggests you confirm your tour at least 30 days ahead of time.