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Gonggar Airport in Lhasa, Tibet
Gonggar Airport in Lhasa, Tibet surrounded by mountains


The fastest way to get to Tibet. There are numerous flights every day from all major cities in China. There is one international flight to Lhasa from Kathmandu, Nepal. You will land in one of the highest airports on Earth. During the flight, if weather permits, you can see the Himalayas- the highest mountain range in the world. We recommend it for those who have limited time.
Afternoon and evening flights tend to be delayed more often than morning flights due to weather conditions.
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Qinghai-Tibet railway, Tibet Autonomous Region
Qinghai-Tibet railway, Tibet Autonomous Region


Traveling by train can take up to 40 hours, however, you will be enjoying stunning views on the way. Depending on the departure time, you can see various parts of Eastern Tibet, including mountains, grasslands, forests, and can spot some wildlife.
Trains originate from several Chinese cities, such as Beijing, Shanghai, Chengdu, Chongqing, Guangzhou, Lanzhou and Xining. In addition, you can take a train on one of the stations, where trains stop, such as in Xian (train from Shanghai or Guangzhou).
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You can enter Tibet from Nepal through the newly opened border pass at Gyirong. You will need to join an organized tour once you cross the border with Tibet.

We offer private tours starting from the Nepal border.

Alternatively, you can start your tour in Tibet and travel towards Nepal.

Only Chinese citizen can travel overland from China to Tibet. For other visitors, the earliest point of entry in the Eastern part would be Golmud. You can take a train from China to Golmud and start your journey from there.

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