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Tibet Visa Information

While entering Tibet, tourists are required to possess a passport  that is valid for at least six months from the date of issue.

Tibet Visa Information

Below is a list of rules travelers are required to follow before travelling to Tibet:
a. Tibet is Autonomous region of China and integral part of Chinese culture and heritage. Special permit and Visa to visit Tibet is only available in selected countries including Nepal. You will have to proceed to obtain visa for Tibet through a recognized travel and tour company that operates in Tibet.
b. You should submit a copy of passport at least 15 days prior to arrival in gateway cities (Kathmandu or Chengdu or any other Chinese cities). Passport should be valid for more than 6 months from the date of application.
c. Those entering Tibet via Kathmandu , Nepal , must expect 2 days of visa waiting time. Visa will only be issued in one of the woring days, namely Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Applicants are required to bring 2 passport size photos. We shall send client "Chinese embassy visa form" well in advance to be fill up by each client which can either sent to us by email or can be collected upon arrival.
d. Most of the trips to Tibet can be started from mainland China or gateway city of Chengdu either via train or by air. In such case we request our client to obtain Chinese visa in their home country. However, we will organize Tibet permit and handover it through our agent in one of the cities in China before entering Tibet Autonomous region.

e. Chinese visa will be valid for China mainland only. Please do not bring Chinese visa if you are entering via Tibet Autonomous region.
f. We would further supply detail information and offer briefing upon arrival.

Note: Please note that permit and visa regulations for Tibet change every year without any prior information.

Entry Procedure:

By Road

1. Kodari Border near Zangmu from Kathmandu 
2. Through Golmud road to Amdo 
3. Purang from Simikot Humla

By Air
  1. Kathmandu to Lhasa
  2. Hongkong-Chengdu-Lhasa

Flight Schedule Of Tibet

Current flight schedule between Kathmandu, Lhasa and Chengdu.


Flt No



Chengdu /Lhasa/Kathmandu

SZ 407




SZ 408



MON - 1, TUES - 2, WED - 3, THURS - 4, FRI - 5, SAT - 6, SUN - 7
Subject to change without prior notice

What to Bring:
 Personal clothing:

It is recommended to bring clothes according to the season. It is preferably recommended to bring cotton for summer and woolen clothing for evening and winter. Should you be trekking in Tibet, we recommend to carry strong comfortable trekking boots, warm socks, sunglasses, headgear, raincoat, and warm clothing, including a down Jacket for higher altitude treks and for the evenings. In addition, a sleeping bag is must. (Note: for trekking, only a load of 25 kg is allowed)

Cancellation Policy:

A cancellation charge of 50% will be applicable for confirmed bookings if the client informs us seven days before departure. However, after such deadline, no refund will be entertained. There will also be no refund on No Show-ups and delay in arrivals.

Altitude & Health Tips:

Traveling in Tibet is an adventurous journey into high altitude region. While most visitors have only minor effect from the altitude, we advise, especially those with known heart or lungs or blood diseases to consult their doctor before traveling. Mild headache, fever, loss of appetite or stomach disorder can take place as part of acclimatization. For better acclimatization, we advise you to  drink 4 ltr of water minimum a day take rest when required
Best Season to Visit Tibet:
May to August

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