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Beijing, the capital city of China, is the international arrival hub in China for most tourists. There are many historic and cultural tourist sites in Beijing, such as: Forbidden City, Great Wall, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace, Hutongs and Kungfu Show, etc. It is very worthwhile to spend 2 to 4 days in Beijing to visit the highlights before travelling to Tibet.
It is also very convenient to take train or flight to Lhasa from Beijing. There are 3-4 flights (3-4 hours) and 1 direct train (40 hours 45 minutes) each day from Beijing to Lhasa. Although Beijing Tibet train journey is a long-time travelling but you can enjoy the wonderful sightseeing crossing Chinese northern 8 provinces and along the Qinghai-Tibet Railway.
Why travel to Tibet from Beijing:
1) International arrival hub in China with many convenient flights to enter into mainland China
2) Many famous historic and cultural tourist sites in Beijing
3) Enough flight/ train tickets supply from Beijing to Lhasa every day