Tibet - Gateway Cities (PDF Chapter)

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Tibet - Gateway Cities (PDF Chapter)

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p>This is the Gateway Cities chapter from Lonely Planet’s Tibet guidebook.

Given the complicated logistics of getting into Tibet, it’s advisable to at least stay overnight in a gateway city en route to Lhasa, either to pick up your permit, meet up with your fellow travellers or to buffer potential delays in your international flights.

  • follow the 60s Hippy Trail from colourful and chaotic Kathmandu
  • maps
  • explore western Sìchuan from Chéngdu before heading to Tibet
  • transport
  • take the Qinghai–Tibet Railway from Xiníng
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Kathmandu, Chéngd?, Xiníng.

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