Tibet – A Breathtaking Rail Journey

We chose to travel on the Qinghai-Tibet Railway as we made our way to Tibet. This special railway extends 1,956 km’s across the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, and connects, Xining, the capital of Qinghai Province, to Lhasa, the capital of Tibet. What an experience this 21 hour train journey provided us!

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The railway itself is an engineering marvel. For starters, the line holds the title of the worldโ€™s highest railway, peaking at 5,072m above sea level as it Continue reading