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Shanghai Tibet Tours

Shanghai is one of the most convenient gateways into China for travelers from around the world as an international travel hub.There are multiple flights and a train departing from Shanghai to Lhasa every day. Traveling from Shanghai, China’s most modern city, to Tibet, one of China’s lesser-developed regions, will give you a fascinating look at the contrasts between rural and urban China. We can take care of all of your Tibet travel needs, from airplane and train tickets to all of the required travel permits needed to visit Tibet. Please contact our friendly travel consultants and we will help get you started on the adventure of a lifetime.

2-Day Shanghai City Exploration

2-Day Shanghai City Exploration

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First, you will see over 5000 years of Shanghainese history at the Shanghai Museum. Yuyuan Garden is next, considered the masterpiece of Chinese classical gardens is also on the menu. Finally, This walking tour takes you along the beautiful skyline of the Bund.

3-Day Shanghai City + Zhujiajiao Water Village Tour

3-Day Shanghai City + Zhujiajiao Water Village Tour

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From the Bund to Shanghai museum, you will see Shanghai’s urbane modernity as well as over 5,000 years of Shanghainese history. You will explore one of China’s most famous water villages- the 1,700 year old city with buildings remaining from the Ming and Qing Dynasties.

4-Day Shanghai Tour with Shanghai Disneyland

4-Day Shanghai Tour with Shanghai Disneyland

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This kid-friendly trip focuses on modern Shanghai. First you will visit the Bund and see the modern skyline of the city, you will also visit the classically famous Yuyuan Garden, and Bazaar. Finally, you can be a kid again will visit the Shanghai Disneyland Park.

8-Day Shanghai Lhasa Yamdrok Lake Tour by Air

8-Day Shanghai Lhasa Yamdrok Lake Tour by Air

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Shanghai, see some of the most iconic sites- the Bund, Yuyuan Garden, and an ancient water village. Flying to Lhasa, you will see the Potala Place, some of Tibet’s Historical temples, and more. Finally, you will be taken to one of the holiest lakes in Tibet- Yamdrok.

8-Day Shanghai Lhasa Tour by Train

8-Day Shanghai Lhasa Tour by Train

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Upon arriving in Shanghai, you will glimpse its history and modernity- the Bund, an ancient water village, and more. Then, you take the train to Lhasa, Tibet’s capital. In Tibet you will see tibets most famous pieces of culture and history- Norbulingka, Jokhang, and more.

10-Day Shanghai Lhasa Shigatse EBC Train Tour

10-Day Shanghai Lhasa Shigatse EBC Train Tour

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After experience a once-in-a-lifetime train tour across the far East of China to its far West (Shanghai to Lhasa) along the Qinghai-Tibet Railway, you arrive in Tibet. Continuing, you will see Lhasa’s most famous sites on the way to Mount Everest Base Camp.

11-Day Shanghai Lhasa Everest Namtso Lake Tour by Flight

11-Day Shanghai Lhasa Everest Namtso Lake Tour by Flight

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After spending 2 days in Shanghai, experiencing its history, you fly to Lhasa. Starting in Lhasa you will visit Jokhang, Yamdrok Lake, and much, much, more. Your journey takes you to Everest Base Camp, Shigatse, and more, before heading back to Lhasa before all is done.

Shanghai Tibet Tours FAQ

  • How to get to Tibet from Shanghai?

    By flights – There is no direct flights from Shanghai to Lhasa. Normally, tourists need to take a stopover in Chengdu, Chongqing, Hefei, Changsha or Xian, if they fly from Shanghai to Lhasa. The stopover usually takes around 4 hours, however, the stopover time can be as long as 16 hours. Some of our customers fly to 1 of these 5 cities for a day tour before flying to Lhasa, due to the long stopover time.

    By train – It takes 48 hours to take a train from Shanghai to Lhasa, so most our customers from Shanghai will fly to Xining or Xian to catch a train to Lhasa. The train from Xining to Lhasa takes only 22 hours, while the train from Xian to Lhasa takes 32 hours.

  • What to see in Shanghai?

    Shanghai is an entrance city to China. Many international tourists want to take a tour in Shanghai for one day or two before departing for Lhasa. As the Magic City of China, there are lots of popular tourist destinations in Shanghai, such as the Bund, the Oriental Pearl TV Tower, Shanghai Historical Museum, the Former French Concession, Yuyuan Garden and Zhujiajiao Water Town. These places show you the most authentic history and culture of Shanghai. You will know how Shanghai developed from a small village to the financial center of China after visiting these places.

  • What can I see on the Bund?

    The Bund is considered as a mini Shanghai City. The development of the Bund is a miniature of the development of Shanghai. In 1844, the Bund became a part of British Concession. Since then, more and more buildings in western style were built on the Bund by foreign companies, banks and news agencies.

    Nowadays, tourists can take a stroll on the Bund to admire the view of Huangpu River and the historical buildings. Some of these buildings have a history of over 100 years. If you want to know more about the Bund and these buildings, it is suggested to hire a local tour guide to tell you some interesting stories about this area. An insightful tour guide can help you learn more about Shanghai than other tourists.