Chengdu Tibet Tours & Tibet Tours from Chengdu
Chengdu is one of the most popular and convenient gateway cities to reach Tibet either by flight or by train. Chengdu is easily accessible from international flights from cities around the world and also well connected to other Chinese cities by flight or train. There are numerous direct flights from Chengdu to Lhasa every day. The Tibet Train departs from Chengdu to Lhasa every other day.
Chengdu is best known for being the home of the Giant Pandas and spicy hot pot. Many travelers spend some time exploring the city of Chengdu and the areas around the city before or after their Tibet trip. Some of the best activities include visiting the Panda Research Base, tasting Sichuan cuisine, shopping at Jinli Street or Wide and Narrow Alley, climbing to the peak of Mount Emei, seeing the world’s biggest and oldest Giant Buddha, at Leshan, watching the local Shichuan Opera with mask changing skills.
Taking a flight from Chengdu to Lhasa allows you to get an aerial view of the unique terrain of the Tibetan Plateau. Whereas taking the Tibet Train from Chengdu to Lhasa allows you to get a closer look at the stunning highland views and grazing animals along the way. Regardless of which route you choose, our staff here at TravelChinaTibet.com can help you plan your itinerary and apply for all the necessary Tibet permits. This will be a once in a lifetime trip. You can choose from one of our itineraries below or let us customize a special Chengdu and Tibet tour for you so that you can fulfill your dream!