Here’s a super popular quick trip into Lhasa, in which the traveler flies in from somewhere near sea level in China, hits the main sites of Lhasa, and then takes a flight or train out. It seems so quick and convenient, but this trip puts you at hideously high risk of getting altitude sickness! We strongly recommend that you give yourself a little longer to get to Tibet, and longer in Tibet itself with either the 7 Day Sky Train to Lhasa Tour or the 10 Day Safer Everest Base Camp Tour.
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This is a perfect example of what not to do when you travel to Lhasa.
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