How to Travel in Tibet from Malaysia

Every year, Malaysians Travelling to Tibet to experience the lovely surroundings are increasing. Tibet has emerged as a famous vacation spot for Malaysian people. Tibet Travel Agency helps you arranging every necessary document and other needs, to experience your travel to Tibet smoothly.

More than 60 percent of people in Malaysia believe in Islam and about 20 percent believe in Buddhism, and they are attracted to Tibet because of the region’s strong Buddhist culture. Almost all of the population are Buddhists, and their religious beliefs are closely related to their culture and life.

A large number of temples and monasteries, not to mention the holy lake and holy mountains, are enticing for Malaysian Buddhists. Knowing the best way to travel from Malaysia to Tibet is an important factor for anyone planning a trip to the roof of the world.

Differents ways of traveling from Malaysia to Tibet

Malaysia does not have direct flights to Tibet, so you need to fly to China or Nepal first, and then transfer to Tibet. There are daily direct flights from Kuala Lumpur to Chengdu, Shanghai, or Beijing in China and Kathmandu in Nepal. Flights to China may take 4.5 to 7 hours, depending on the location.

Flying from Malaysia to Tibet via Chengdu.

Chengdu is the nearest exit from Tibet to Malaysia and one of the most popular departure cities for tourists from all over the world. And not only can you get closer to Malaysian tourists, but you can also stay in the city for a day or two to meet the famous giant panda. There are four direct flights from Bangui to Chengdu every day, and this route is the most convenient. The flight usually lasts 4 hours and 35 minutes, and if the ticket is cheap, it can sometimes be around US$93.

Chengdu is a very good transit city for travelers from Malaysia to Tibet.

There are two ways to get from Chengdu to Tibet: Train or Plane. The train traversed Qinghai Province via the Qinghai-Tibet Railway in three days. This is a great way to travel to Tibet because you will see some of the most breathtaking scenery in the world along the way. The Chengdu-Lhasa route passes through Lanzhou and Xining, a total of 3,070 kilometers, which takes 36 hours.

The flight from Chengdu to Lhasa only takes 2 hours and 15 minutes, and there are usually 14 direct flights to Lhasa every day. The cheap air ticket from Chengdu to Lhasa is about 155 US dollars per person. The only advantage of flying compared to trains is time, as neither will help you adapt to higher altitudes.

Traveling from Malaysia to Tibet via Beijing or Shanghai

If you plan to travel to Tibet via Beijing or Shanghai, you can fly directly from Kuala Lumpur to these two cities every day. There are 3 direct flights to Beijing every day, each of which takes 5 hours and costs around US$152. There are four direct flights from Malaysia to Shanghai. It takes about 6 hours a day, it’s about $144.

However, there are fewer flights from Shanghai and Beijing to Lhasa than from Chengdu, with only two direct flights from Beijing and one flight from Shanghai. Moreover, the flight from Shanghai is not a direct flight but stops at Xi’an between. A flight from Beijing to Lhasa usually takes 4 hours and 30 minutes and costs approximately US$426 per person, while a flight from Shanghai takes approximately 7 hours and 55 minutes, and a two-hour transit in Xi’an costs approximately US$430 per person.

You can also take a train from Beijing and Shanghai to Lhasa, both of which run on the Qinghai-Tibet Railway. The train from Beijing to Lhasa takes about 41 hours, nearly 48 hours from Shanghai.

Traveling from Malaysia to Tibet, through Kathmandu, Nepal.

Traveling from Malaysia to Nepal is very different, especially in terms of document requirements for entry into China. There are currently more than 7 direct flights daily from Kuala Lumpur to Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, Nepal. The flight usually lasts 4 hours and 45 minutes, and if the ticket is cheap, it can be around US$220.

Traveler can take planes from Kathmandu to Lhasa, Tibet. It is the only international flight to Tibet. Air China’s flights from Kathmandu to Lhasa depart around 12:10 pm every day and arrive in Lhasa at 4:00 pm local time. Sichuan Airlines has flights departing from Nepal at 11:30 in the morning.

Road trip from Nepal to Lhasa through Krirong Port.

Tourists will enter Tibet through Kyirong Port. It is the only open border between Nepal and Tibet. on Way you can view the Mount Everest, and Himalayan Mountains.

When the route to Tibet is planned, start to choose the best season for Tibet travel to Tibet, and the rest of the travel service will be assured to the travel agency to handle it.

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