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FAQs on Tibet Travel
Do I really need a travel permit if I want to visit Tibet? How can I get one?
For clients who book tours with us, we will handle the travel permit for you. You only need to provide us with the necessary information including your full name, nationality, age, gender, occupation, passport number as well as photocopies of your passport and visa at least 20 days in advance. After the application is checked and approved, the Tourism Bureau will issue the travel permit about two weeks prior to your entry to the region. Then we will deliver the travel permit to your destination before Lhasa so that you can board the flight or train to Lhasa successfully.
From start to finish, we will help you get everything ready for a memorable and best Tibet tour.
When is the best time to visit Tibet?
Is altitude sickness a big problem? How can I avoid it?
- Get a thorough physical examination and seek advice from your doctor if you plan to visit Tibet. If you suffer from anemia, hypertension, or heart problems perhaps you should not visit the area.
- Be careful not to catch a cold and also ensure you are in good health before heading there. Bring medicines for colds, diarrhea and fever with you. Some nasal ointment and throat-moistening lozenges will be of great help for those who are sensitive to chilly or freezing weather conditions.
- On the first day of your arrival, avoid vigorous activities such as walking fast, running and swimming. Bathing and smoking are also not recommended.
- Drink enough water and eat lightly. Snacks with high caloric content, like chocolate, will come in handy.
- Please notify your private guide immediately to get instant help if you feel any discomfort.
What is the appropriate behavior when visiting religious sites in Tibet?
- Visitors need to walk clockwise around the religious sites and facilities, like temples, monasteries, pagodas, Mani stones and prayer wheels.
- Visitors are not allowed to touch Buddhist statues and sutras. Also taking pictures and smoking inside temples or monasteries is prohibited.
- Avoid wearing shorts at the religious site.
- Do not touch anyone on the head.
- Do not step on the threshold of any house, temple or monastery.
Is it convenient to use credit card and ATM cards when traveling in the region?
ATMs are also not widely available in the region, so you may wish to withdraw money or exchange money at the Bank of China if you run out of Chinese currency. Remember to bring your passport, which must be presented when exchanging currency.
I found all Tibet tour packages 2018/2019 cost more than those of other major tourist cities in China. May I know why?
Can I do independent travel in Tibet?
Can I travel to Tibet from Kathmandu?
- You need to apply for a China Visa at the Chinese Embassy in Kathmandu. After you book the trip with us, we will apply for the travel permit as well as a China Visa Invitation Letter from the Tourist Administration for you one month ahead of the trip. These two documents are required during your visa application.
- Copies of your China Visa Invitation Letter and the travel permit will be sent to our partner agency in Kathmandu before your arrival. The original travel permit will be kept by your guide in Tibet.
- Our partner agency there will assist you in applying for your China Visa at the local Chinese Embassy in Kathmandu. The Visa Section at the Chinese Embassy in Kathmandu is only open 3 days a week - Monday, Wednesday & Friday from 09:00 AM to 12:00 AM. Therefore, you are advised to arrive 3 days before your departure to Tibet in order to have enough time to apply for your visa.
- You need to bring your passport, visa and the copy of your travel permit with you when going to Lhasa from Kathmandu. Your local guide in Tibet will forward your original travel permit to Immigration Control, and it will then be handed to you after your passport, visa and copy of travel permit are verified during the Customs procedure.
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