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Taking a train tour to Lhasa from one of mainland China city, you will see grasslands dotted with black yaks, prayer flags fluttering from gold-topped temples, lakes under blue sky and white clouds, and snow-covered Kunlun Mountains, etc.
In addition, most of travelers think that it is best for them to acclimate the high altitude changes as the railway increases gradually on Qinghai-Tibet Plateau. But you should know: the Qinghai-Tibet Railway extends 1956km, starting from Xining, capital of Qiinghai province, and ends in Lhasa, capital of Tibet. Among them, there are 960km of the line siting at above 4000m and the highest point reaches an altitude of 5072m at Tanggula Mountain Pass.
Nowadays, there are 7 major gateway cities who have direct train to Lhasa: Xining (21h), Lanzhou (24h), Chengdu (36h), Chongqing (36h), Beijing (41h), Shanghai (47h), Guangzhou (53h). Each city also has its unique sites and cultures for you to discovery before taking a Tibet train to Tibet.
Check the below popular China Tibet Tour Packages.