For most of the foreigner tourists, Tibet Travel is the journey of a lifetime which provides them a chance to avoid the overcrowded metropolis and seek for freedom in an open space to explore the new culture.
Singapore is a country that has a large number of overseas Chinese. Therefore a large quantity of Singaporean travel to Tibet China to dig deep into the unique Chineses culture and take in the spectacular scenery. It is very convenient to take a Tibet tour package from Singapore through the mainland of China including Chengdu, Beijing, and Shanghai. Taking a Tibet tour package from Singapore is much easier than that from other countries. Because for Singaporeans, they can enjoy the visa-free entry to China for short periods which makes it easier to take that once-in-a-lifetime trip to the land at the roof of the world.
How to Get to Tibet from Singapore?
There are multiple ways to travel from Singapore to Tibet.
First of all, you should take flights to mainland China or Kathmandu, Nepal. Then transfer from those places to Tibet because there is no direct flight to Tibet from Singapore. When arriving at Kathmandu, Nepal or the other cities of China, you have two available ways to get to Tibet. flying to Tibet is the quickest way and comfortable way while it is not good for adopting the high altitude. Another way is traveling to Tibet by train which will afford you amazing views of the landscape as it passes along the world’s highest railroad, the Qinghai-Tibet Railway. Here are the main routes to take a Tibet tour Package from Singapore.
Singapore to Lhasa via Chengdu
The Flights from Singapore Changi Airport to Chengdu Shuagliu International Airport operates several times a day and cost about US$850 for a direct flight. There are also some connecting flights to Chengdu which will through Hong Kong and reduce the cost of the flight to under US$500.
Tibet train tour from Chengdu costs $112 for a hard sleeper berth and $177 for a soft sleeper berth and takes around 44 hours covering over 3,360 kilometers. For such a long distance, you are suggested to buy a soft sleeper berth.
Singapore to Lhasa via Beijing/Shanghai
Taking flights from Singapore to either Shanghai or Beijing takes about six hours and costs almost US$1,500. There are multiple flights to Tibet from Beijing and Shanghai every day. And Both the Beijing Tibet train and Shanghai train follow the Qinghai-Tibet Railway. Beijing-Lhasa trains take around 41 hours and Shanghai-Lhasa trains take almost 48 hours.
Singapore to Lhasa via Kathmandu
Taking a Tibet Tour from Singapore via Kathmandu, Nepal is also a good choice for you because it is the only country that has direct flights to Tibet. Tourists can take direct flights to Nepal and then connect to Lhasa. The flight to Lhasa from Kathmandu takes about 2 hours and can cost around US$280 per person. In addition, if you wanna explore the stunning scenery both in Nepal and Tibet, you can travel to Tibet from Kathmandu by road.