$10.000 Ticket Price for Luxury Train From Beijing To Lhasa???

See Amazing Scenery in the Tibet Train
See Amazing Scenery in the Tibet Train (Photo: China Odyssey Tours)

According to an official with Tibet Tourism Bureau, a Luxury Train from Beijing to Lhasa, capital of Tibet autonomous region, with a ticket price of more than $10,000 is expected to put into operation this year.

Liao Lisheng, director of policies and regulations department of Tibet Tourism Bureau, said the train can only take 108 passengers and its travel time would last a week. The rooms on the train will be classified into different standards and luxuries for passengers include baths and meeting areas, Liao said.

The information drew much attention among the public immediately after the report was released.  Now, China’s Ministry of Railways refuted this information, saying there is no such plan at the moment, the Beijing Times reported.

If this was just a rumor, shame! Specially because a trip from China to Tibet had to be special in its own way, more so when china has planned to invest 10 billion yuan ($1.5 billion) in Tibet’s tourism infrastructure. [China Radio International]

Beautiful Fall Sightseeing in the Tibet Train
Beautiful Fall Sightseeing in the Tibet Train

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Aleksandra Arsenovic graduated with a degree in economics and has a master degree in tourism. Since she worked as a travel agent, she has traveled around the world and developed an interest in luxurious hotels and exotic destinations. As a big fashion fan, Aleksandra loves expensive and luxury fashion items. As an editor of Extravaganzi she shares her knowledge about travels, fashion and accessories.


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