Tibet Attractions:
Potala Palace
Namtso Lake
Bakhor Street
Jokhang Temple
Sera Monastery
Tibet Tours :
Tours from Beijing
Tours from Xi an
Tours from Shanghai
Tours from Chengdu
Tibet EBC Tours
Tibet 4 Days Tour
Tibet 5 Days Tour
Tibet 6 Days Tour
Tibet 7 Days Tour
Tibet 8 Days Tour
Train Tickets :
Shanghai Lhasa Train
Xi an Lhasa Train
Chengdu Lhasa Train
Xining Lhasa Train
Beijing Lhasa Train
Travel Tips :
Tibet Festivals
Tibet Permission
Tibet Hotels
Altitude Sickness
Tibet Maps

    Being one of the highest highways in the world, Qinghai-Tibet highway starts from Xining, Qinghai Province. The highway crosses four mountains, namely Kunlun Mountain (4,700 meters), Fenghuo Mountain (4,800 meters), Tangula Mountain ( 5,150 meters at the mountain pass), and Nyainqentanglha Mountain. It spans three rivers, Tongtian River, Tuotuo River and Chuma'er River, averaging 4,500 meters. The Tibetan part of the highway is 544 km, and traverses the Changtang Plain in the north, and converges with the Sichuan-Tibet Highway in Lhasa.

    Qinghai-Tibet Highway is 1,160-km (720 miles) long, and is the main state secondary road, with the roadbed being 10-meter wide, and an incline of less than 7%. The speed limit of drive is 60 km per hour.