Tibet - Gateway Cities (PDF Chapter)
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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
- explore western Sìchuan from Chéngdu before heading to Tibet
- take the Qinghai–Tibet Railway from Xiníng
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Kathmandu, Chéngd?, Xiníng.
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