The mysterious land of Tibet is an experience like no other. Trek through the cardinal palace as well as isolated small mountain villages, explore temples and monasteries, and encounter friendly people of exotic cultures, all of this offer a fascinating glimpse of traditional religious life, all the while surrounded by breathtaking landscapes.
From May 2012, the Tibet Travel Permit can only be issued to an organized tour group including five or more travelers with the same nationality and traveling together to Lhasa.
Operates: Every Tuesday,Saturday Min. 2persons
Hotels: 4 star Hotel in Lhasa, Tsedang Hotel in Tsedang, Gyanste Hotel in Gyantse and Shigatse Manasarovar Hotel in Shigatse.
One day private tour to Ganden Monastery : USD70/person ( Min. 2persons)
One day private tour to Namtso lake: USD166/person (Min. 2persons)
- Accommodation in sharing twin room at specified hotels with daily breakfast;
- All lunch as mentioned in the program;
- Sightseeing tour with local English-speaking guide;
- All entrance fees + sightseeing as mentioned in the program
- The transportation is in a car (02-04pax), mini coach (05-10pax), coach (15 & above) depending on the number of participant.
- Tibet travel permit
- Chinese visa fee
- Departure flight from Lhasa and airport tax;
- All dinners, other meals, drinks and personal expenses;
- Tips to the guide and driver;
- Any program other than mentioned in our program.
To get the travel permits:
All kinds of people can get Tibet permit through a travel agency except diplomats, journalists, and senior government officials who should travel to Tibet under the arrangement by the Foreign Affairs Office of Tibet Government.
To get the Tibet travel permit you need hold a valid passport with valid Chinese visa and should submit the following information by fax / email at least 15days prior to arrival in Tibet: Full name, Sex, Date of birth, Passport number, Nationality, Occupation . If you are coming to Lhasa from Kathmandu, you'd better get China visa from Kathmandu because no matter you've already got the visa in your country or not, you must get a visa in Kathmandu, which is regulated in an official memo between China and Nepal.
As most of the places in Tibet lie over 3500m, most visitors are likely to experience some minor to symptoms and discomfort of altitude sickness (headache, mild nausea, loss of appetite, trouble sleeping )until their body is adjusted to the elevation. This will generally disappear through acclimatization in several hours to several days. They should take it little easy first couple of days and drink plenty of non-alcoholic liquids, eat light, high-carbohydrate meals for more energy, this help the body to acclimatize faster.