Rail Tours in Tibet
Explore mystical Tibet
Situated in South Western China, Tibet is often referred to as 'The roof of the world'. This spectacular state has an average elevation of over 16,000 feet making it the highest inhabited region of any country. An incredible feature of Tibetan railway travel is the Tangula Pass, which is the world's highest railway line. The Tibetan Plateau provides numerous tributaries to rivers including the mighty Yangtze River which runs almost 4,000 miles to its estuary near to Shanghai. Tibet is widely regarded as a spiritual place, instilling a sense of peace and wellbeing into those who visit. Highlights of train travel in Tibet include sights of beautiful monasteries, friendly locals and a traditional culture that the place has tried its best to retain. Experience this Buddhist kingdom, hidden away amidst the towering Himalayas, when you travel on Tibet railways.