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Xining (西宁) is the capital and largest city of Qinghai province, located along the upper reaches of the Yellow River. The city was originally a trading center along the Silk Road and a meeting point between Tibetan, Central Asian and Chinese people.

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  • Qinghai-Tibet Highway
    Qinghai-Tibet Highway 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, Fenghuo ...

  • Qinghai-Tibet Railway
    (Chongqing)-Lhasa express train line and Xining(Lanzhou)-Lhasa express train line. Q4. Can foreigners take these trains? A ...

  • Beijing to Lhasa
    to arrange the permit in Beijing, Xi'an, Chengdu or Xining. Just remember that from Chengdu the best way is to take a bus to Xining and then arrange stuff there. September can be hit or miss because the high ...

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