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Greeting from Italy!

 

We had a safe trip back home and, once jet-lag was gone, everything is back to normal.

The travel has been a fantastic, unique experience I will never forget. Thanks for setting everything so well, so precisely, so perfectly! Everything was really great, from the hotels to the guides. So...thank you! The only thing you couldn't really do anything on was the weather.  Maybe next time you can "book" also some sunny weather for us, ok? ^_^

That was my pleasure to meet you in Chengdu. I promise next time I'll come to China I'll be able to read the book you gave me ^_^

 

Here Autumn has come, it's quite cold and i miss pandas very much...

 

Many thanks for your email, hope to hear from you soon.

 

S. S.
Italy

August - September 2017
China Family Holiday (Beijing - Chengdu - Chongqing - Yangtze Three Gorges - Shanghai - Suzhou)

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How To Get ThereThe transportation in Tibet has changed and been improved a lot especially during the past three decades. Now Tibet can be accessible by plane, train and by bus. The most fast and convenient way is getting Lhasa, Tibet by air. Lhasa's Gonggar Airport has flight links other major cities on the Chinese mainland such as Beijing, Xi'an, Chengdu, Kunming, Guangzhou, Chongqing, Shanghai, and Kathmandu in Nepal. Among all the cities, Chengdu is the most important hub which has the most flights to Lhasa on a daily basis. Most travelers choose Chengdu as their gateway to Lhasa, Tibet. Traveling to Tibet by overland trips is getting popular for these who have a longer and flexible travel plan. There are five highways stretching into Tibet from the Chinese Mainland and Nepal, namely, Sichuan -- Tibet Highway, Yunnan -- Tibet Highway, Qinghai -- Tibet Highway, Xinjiang -- Tibet Highway, and the Sino-Nepal Friendship Highway from Lhasa via the border town Zhangmu/Dram to Kathmandu,Nepal.
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The Sichuan - Tibet Highway
The Sichuan - Tibet Highway

The Sichuan -- Tibet Highway is the longest road, which further divided into the Northern and Southern Route.

Yunnan - Tibet Highway
Yunnan - Tibet Highway

Yunnan - Tibet Highway spans 800 kilometers to reach Markham, a less beaten track by travelers.

Qinghai - Tibet Highway
Qinghai - Tibet Highway

Qinghai-Tibet Highway starts from Golmud of Qinghai, which is 1115km journey. The start point Golmud (3200m), the drab little Chinese town where the journey begins, is approached by rail or bus or even plane from Xining (capital of Qinghai Province) or by bus from Dunhuang.

Xinjiang - Tibet Highway
Xinjiang - Tibet Highway

Xinjiang - Tibet Highway starts from Kashgar in Xinjiang. It runs 1550 kilometers, winding its way among fives mountains soaring more than 5000 meters (16400 feet) high above the sea level.

Sino - Nepalese Friendship Highway
Sino - Nepalese Friendship Highway

For these traveling from Nepal overland to Tibet, the Friendship Highway from Kathmandu - Lhasa is the one they are driving on. The journey is without doubt one of the most spectacular in the world.

Qinghai - Tibet Railway
Qinghai - Tibet Railway

The Qinghai - Tibet Railway has already been open to traffic since July, 2006, and offers another experience of getting to Tibet. Such cities of Xining, Lanzhou, Chengdu, Beijing, Shanghai, Chongqing and Guangzhou have direct train going to Tibet.

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