Xining and Lhasa are both hot destinations for tourists from domestic and abroad. Here, you will find some information about Flight from Lhasa to Xining and also there are tips for travel to the two cities. Hopping these are helpful to you China tour.
About Lhasa: Lhasa, whose name means 'the Land of Gods' in Tibetan, is the capital of Tibet Autonomous Region. Due to its sufficient sunshine annually, it is also famed as 'the Sunshine City'. It is the center of Tibet's political, economic, cultural and religious activities.
About Xining: As the capital city of Qinghai Province, Xining is the provincial center of politics, economy, culture, education, technology, transportation and commerce. Xining lies in the eastern part of Qinghai-Tibet plateau, and the upper reaches of Shuang Shui River.
Flight from Lhasa to Xining ► Depart from: Lhasa Gonggar International Airport (JZH)
► Arrive at: Xining Caojiabao Airport (XNN)
2 h 10 min
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► For ensuring flight information can visit:
Sichuan Airlines www.scal.com.cn
► Attentions: The above information is listed for your reference and subjected to change without advance notification from TCT. We suggests ensuring the flight information (including flight frequency and exactly flight schedule) by visiting airline official website or consulting with your TCT tour advisors separately. TCT has no responsibility on any loss caused by using the above information directly without checking or consulting.
Tips for travel to Lhasa and Xining
• Domestic Travel High Season
The most crowded seasons in China are Chinese Spring Festival (usually in late Jan or early Feb.), International Labor Day (May 01 to 03) and National Day (Oct 01-07). Spring Festival and the National Day golden week are the most crowded time for travelling.
• Best Time to Visit Lhasa:
The best time to visit Lhasa is in summer and autumn, especially from August to October. The warm and humid climate in these two seasons is unlike the dry and windy weather in winter and spring. Summer and autumn are the most comfortable time in Lhasa; from March to October, the climate becomes mild and humid and is the best season for travel in Tibet. The Spring and Winter in Lhasa are dry and windy.
• Best Time to Visit Xining:
The best time to visit Xining is from May to September. The climate in Xining is characterized as having an arid climate with little rain and has plenty of sunshine; it is dry and windy in spring, and has a short summer season and a long and cold winter. In the coldest month the temperature may drop to -9 degree Celsius, and in the summer it is always less than 20 degree Celsius, a perfect place to escape the heat waves in the plain areas.
► More transportation information: Lhasa Transportation
► More travel information: Lhasa Travel Guide
► Recommended China Tour to Lhasa: 4 Days Lhasa Essence Tour
(Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street, Tibet Museum, Sera Monastery, Drepung Monastery)