Tibet Train

Tibet train

Tibet train/train to Tibet connecting Tibet with the rest of China has been the lifeline for the development if the Tibet the remotest provinces of China. Since the commencement of the railway line in the year 2006, China railways have played a significant role in the development and betterment of the livelihood of the local and improvement of the tourism industry in Tibet.

Taking train beside being cheaper, could also help travelers in acclimatizations and gain access to the remotest region of the Tibet Qinghai plateau. Tibet is the last province of China to have a train, due to its elevation and terrains. With the increase of the modern technology and economic prosperity of China, Tibet and Tibetan people receive this love and bless from the Beijing central government in the form of the railway line connecting us with the rest of China.

After the railways linked Tibet to the rest of China. The train has been the main mode of transportation between Tibet and the rest of the Country. Each year millions of commuters between Tibet and the rest of China.

Qinghai to Tibet Railway line includes the world highest point on a railway line at the Tanggula Pass at 5231 Meters and the world highest railway station, The Tanggula station at 5072m. The average high of the Qinghai to Tibet Railway line is above 4000m. This is why we have a coach specially built for the High altitude of Tibet. We will have change from the normal Coach to pressurized coach somewhere in Xinning.

The passenger coach to Tibet are built especially for high altitude and has an oxygen supply for each berth, Train is pressurized and every passenger train has a doctor on board. A passenger Health registration card is required to take the train to Lhasa. This card can be obtained when you get your train ticket from the ticket window. Everyone must read the Health notice for the High altitude and sign the agreement on the card for the train.

You can book the train tickets to/ From Lhasa.

Tibet train route Map
Frequency  Distance Duration  Soft Sleeper Hard Sleeper
Everyday 2864 km 32Hr 06M 1110 RMB/Person 715.8 RMB/ Person
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Everyday 1972 km 21Hr 41M 882 RMB/Person 559 RMB/ Person
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Everyday 3753 km 40hr 20m 1292 RMB/Person 813 RMB/ Person
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Alternative day 3360 km 36Hr 30M 1127 RMB/Person 709 RMB/ Person
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Every Day 3030 Km 35Hr 53M 1127 RMB/Person 709 RMB/ Person
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Everyday 4980 km 52Hr 34M 1658 RMB/Person 977 RMB/ Person
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Everyday 2188 km 24Hr 28M 929 RMB/Person 589 RMB/ Person
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Everyday 4373 km 46hr 15 m 1426 RMB/Person 896 RMB/ Person
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Free Travel consultancy for Tibet

We can offer Tibet Travel consultancy if you would like to travel to Tibet, Kham (Sichuan) and Amdo (Qinghai). Contact Us if you are interested. We can offer a special discount to Groups.

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Responsible Tourism

I-Tibet travel and Tours is fully committed to responsible and Sustainable tourism practice in Tibet. Our privilege to be able to host you in Tibet also makes our responsibility in protecting nature and contributing back communities.

As a Local Tibetan travel agency in Lhasa. Our staffs are 100% local Tibetan tourism professionals. Additionally, We only use local Tibetan guides, other tours crews, and local business. 100% of the travel money goes to locals. Besides, We use 3% of the net profit into Environmental and social initiatives.

Being Tibetan, We know how vital the Tibetan environment is for the entire world. Mountains, glacier, and rivers are all cherished in our culture. We do our best to reduce the environmental impact of your tours in Tibet.

Following are Our ways:

a) No Small plastic bottles in the tour

All the drinking water are provided in the bigger container. So all visitors are asked to bring his/her own water bottle. In this way, we reduce hundreds and thousands of small plastic bottles. All the bigger containers are provided back to the manufacturer for reuse.

b) Incentives for practice

Incentives are given to guide and drivers. Who follow our strict directories on ethical practice towards sustainable and responsible tourism practice.

c) Staff Training every winter

Winter is a low season in Tibet tourism.  We provide skill training required for the practice of Responsible and Sustainable tourism practice, first Aids and emergency first responder training. One of our managers is certified Humanity Supply Chain management by fritz institute. We work closely with individuals from institute like Tibet Eco Travel initiatives and Local Tibet Red Cross society and other NGOs.

d) Tree Plantation

Some portion of the tour money  are save for our 1000 Tree plantation project. We will plant trees when we will have enough funds.

e) Smaller group size

All our tours are a small group to reduce environmental Impact. Since traveling in a smaller group has less impact on committed in an area than a big group. Therefore all our tour groups are small.

f) Trekking tours and environmental care in the wilderness of Tibet

During your trekking Tours, you will be walking across a very fragile ecosystem.  We do take extra care in our trekking tours preventing environmental effects. Following are how are take care of our environment our trekking tours.

1: We nothing leave mother behind.

We make sure we take all our rubbish and leave nothing behind.

2: We protect the grassland

A little destruction of Tibet’s fragile environment is irreversible. So, in the trekking tours, we will not make drainage surrounding your tent. Instead, we will provide trekkers with a better tent with bathtub style floors which prevent water from getting into the tent. We don’t put a small tent toilet. Even if we try to put the grass back, it is not the same. So when you are answering your nature called please enjoy the view.

3: Collecting the garbage along the way.

We have a saying in Tibet, “if you can’t help, don’t harm.” Here is our helping part. We always have extra yaks carrying the Garbages, our yak men will be collecting while waiting for the clients at the campsite. Yak man walks faster than all, and they have free time at the camp. While cook prepares for meals and drinks, We pay yaks men’s incentives in collecting the rubbish around the camp.

I-Tibet travel and tours, identify its self as a social enterprise.  For this, we dedicate 3% of our annual net profit to Social and environmental projects. Every winter we buy winter clothes for small children and donate to schools. In this way, besides donating winter cloth, we are also encouraging them to go to school.

It is important to make our guest understand Local Culture, Beliefs, and Ethics. Hence it will make it more comfortable during Our special tour arrangements. Like, your home visit, culture programs, and our others.

Sustainable toursim in Tibet

I-Tibet travel is local Tibetan travel agency based in Tibet. Being register in the year 1991, as Tibet Whole world international travel Co.Ltd.  Makes one of the oldest Tibetan travel agency in Lhasa. Thus we can to make all the Document require for your Tibet travel including travel permits. Our service includes wide ranges of Tibet tour packagesTibet group tour for Budget Travel. Also, You can book your Tibet flight tickets and Tibet train tickets. So, We hope you will choose a Local Tibetan travel agency to travel to Tibet.

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