Tibet is a land of mystery. An isolated vast land, enough exotic to make you remember this place for a lifetime. It beholds the world’s highest lakes, untouched flora & fauna, tallest mountains on the planet, and most amazing people. Often considered a real Sangri-la, Tibet shines with its glory as a top destination to travel to. Tibet is situated on the northern side of the Himalayas and is an autonomous region of China. This mysterious place is known for its several names like The Forbidden Land, The Land of the Gods, and The Land of the Monasteries. Most of the part of Tibet lies above 5000 meters from sea level. Thus it is also stated as ‘The Roof Of The World’.

Lhasa is the capital city of Tibet. It houses several ancient monasteries and palaces including ‘Potala Palace. Potala Palace is the winter residence of His Holiness Dalai Lama. Lhasa also considered ‘Tibet’s Spiritual Heart’ housing around 22 Temples and 15 hermitage sites. Tibet is an acutely Spiritual land. The norms and values of Tibetan are inspired by Buddhism. These values can be noted in its Monasteries, Temples, and Tibetan lifestyle.

Tibet offers a vast amount of Natural and Cultural wonders. Travel around Tibet has been on the top to-do list of many travelers around the world. Cultural Tours in Tibet, Trekking in Tibet, and Pilgrimage tours in Tibet are the best possible way to celebrate this land of mystery. Family tours in Tibet give an ample opportunity to travel in these isolated mountains with Family. Tibet owns a well-maintained road network. It gives access to Disables friendly tours in Tibet and gets lost in the majestic beauty.

Can I Travel independently in Tibet?

As per the policy and travel regulations of the Tibetan Autonomous Region, you cannot travel independently in Tibet. It is mandatory for all international travelers to book the services with local Travel agencies in Tibet or Nepal.

Is Tibet Travel Permit required to travel to Tibet?

Every international traveler entering Tibet needs Tibet Travel Permit, many times referred to as Tibet Visa. You need to show this permit while you enter Tibet via Mainland China or Nepal. Travelers entering from China need to show a valid passport and Chinese visa while applying for Tibet Travel Permits. Travelers entering from Nepal only need passport copies.

Do we need any other permits to visit Tibet?

Tibet Travel Permit is accepted within counties of Lhasa. If your travel plan includes visiting beyond Lhasa, consider applying for other restricted area permits as well. However, your travel operator will do it for you.

Additional Permits to travel to Tibet

An alien travel permit is required if you want to travel into one or more counties in Tibetan Autonomous Region. Issued by the Local Public Security Bureau, this permit allows you to travel to more than one prefecture. For instance, traveling from Lhasa to Everest Base Camp, you will enter from Lhasa prefecture to Shigatse prefecture.

A border permit is mandatory if your travel itinerary includes the border destination area. For example, traveling from Nepal to Tibet or going to Mount Kailash or Everest Base Camp. This additional permit is required along with the Tibet Travel Permit.

A military permit is required for traveling into sensitive military regions. Like traveling to Ngari province (Mount Kailash region), Nyinchi province, or traveling overland from or to Yunan Qinghai province.

How do I enter Tibet?

Tibet can be entered only from Mainland China or from Nepal. If you are entering Tibet from Nepal, consider getting a Chinese group visa from the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Kathmandu. From Nepal, you can either fly to Tibet or travel overland. The fastest way to get to Lhasa is by air. Lhasa has only access to Kathmandu for international flight operations. The overland journey to Lhasa from Kathmandu covers a distance of 1,300 kilometers, taking 7-8 days.

If you are entering Tibet via China, there are more options. There are daily flights to Lhasa, Nyinchi, and Shigatse from Beijing, Shanghai, Chengdu, Xian, and Kunming. But the most frequent flights are available from Chengdu. Also considering train travel from Beijing to Lhasa, which is one of the most beautiful train ride one can experience.

Cultural Tours in Nepal

Nepal offers the best Cultural tours and sightseeing activities with its rich cultural diversity and exotic traditions and ever-smiling people. Its’ capital, Kathmandu is a cultural hub providing the best experience for people and their daily lifestyles. With ancient cities, charming courtyards, elegant Temples and Stupas, and beautiful alleys, you will be mesmerized by every aspect of this tiny country in the lap of the Himalayas. Cultural Tours in Nepal offers you an expansive diversification of experiences and insight into the culture and traditions of Nepalese.

Nepal is a melting point of Hinduism and Buddhism, making it the best place for sacred pilgrimage trips.

Cultural Tours in Tibet

Tibet, also known as the last Shangri-la, offers some of the most fascinating vacations. For many years, it has been a darling to cultural and spiritual lovers from around the globe. Its spellbinding cultures, ancient traditions, and medieval monasteries and palaces are noteworthy. Not only the high-altitude mountains but also its century-old way of life makes it the best place for Family vacations in Tibet.

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Trekking in Tibet

Trekking in Tibet is a perfect way of exploring the heaven-like landscape and experiencing the rural life of the people in the High Himalayas. Nothing can beat the thrill of trekking on the Tibetan plateau. With an average elevation of over 4,500m (14,800 ft), Tibet offers some of the greatest Trekking experiences throughout the globe. Tibet is also known as the ‘Third Pole’ due to the number of glaciers in the Himalayas.

The weather in Tibet is much drier and colder compared to Nepal. It is due to the elevation of the Himalayas, which blocks the tropical monsoon moistures from reaching north. Wich makes Trekking in Tibet extreme. However, Tibet has been on the bucket list of many travelers as it is heaven for trekking and hiking enthusiasts.