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Railway to Lhasa
Aug 2, 2006 05:51
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  • MIMOZ
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what about the tickets, I've heard it's kinda hard to get them
Aug 6, 2006 22:03
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Here is the official site

http://www.chinatibettrain.com

permit info, train schedule and fares, photos, etc. It is not a tour agency trying to sell you something.

Goodluck.
Jan 2, 2007 14:19
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Does anyone know if it is possible to take the train from Beijing into Lhasa and then a flight back? Does anyone have a travel agency to recommend? I have written to several and do not get any responses?

I plan on travelling the end of March 2007.
Jan 3, 2007 01:30
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Hi,
Have a look at this page, you can find a Tibet Tour icon. Click it, and see if you can find what you want.
Cheers,
Siva
Jan 6, 2007 03:01
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Yes, you can take train from Beijing to Lhasa then a flight back. You may contact gmail.com|tibetfit.service to arrange all these things include legal tibet permit for you. I have a good experience with them, they are highly recommend by a lot of backpackers.
Mar 5, 2007 20:58
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I am somewhat confused here - I thought there was already a train in operation a long time ago to go to Lhasa?

The new train that we are talking about here - is it just a new train running on the same track? Or there hasn't been a train going to Lhasa before? And is this the Qinghai-Tibet Railway, or is that something different again?

Sorry I am just learning so this might be a stupid question.
Mar 6, 2007 00:30
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Hi CAROLNYNY,
This is an old post so maybe you are confused by our 'outdated' talk. ^_^
There is already trains running to Lhasa, from Beijing, Guangdong, Shanghai, etc. But the luxurious sightseeing train is still under construction.
Cheers!
Jan 1, 2008 01:58
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GUEST46164 hi.
i have a question to ask.
if i would to travel using the qinghai to tibet rail, is there stations between the destinations where i can alight to spend a night or 2 before continuing my journey to tibet?
thanks
Jan 1, 2008 21:17
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Yes, depending on where you first started from...?!
You will have to buy point-to-point tickets for all your expected legs. You CANNOT hop-on-hop-off on the same ticket.
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