Ask Questions For Tibet Travel
Which documents sind essential, when foreign
travellers trip to Tibet?
For Tibet tours, foreign travelers
must have not only a standard Chinese visa
but also a special travel permit which must
be issued in either Lhasa,Chengdu, Kunming,
Beijing, Xi¡¯an or Xining. That
means that a standard Chinese visa is not
sufficient for Tibet tour, and individual
travel for foreigners is not permitted within
Tibet, in some special places, travelers
must even have military permit also. Chinese
visa are generally obtained from most Chinese
embassies and consulates.
2. How to obtain the Alien's
To obtain such permits, it is
necessary to make your travel arrangements
through a bona fide agency, providing details
of full name, sex, nationality, date of
birth, occupation, and passport number.
Please note that it¡¯s also impossible
to obtain flights to Tibet without the Travel
permit.The permits themselves specify every
destination and town that you wish to visit
and can not be changed once you have arrived
in Tibet, therefore be certain to detail
all possible destinations in your request
as well as the route you wish to follow.
3. When to go, what is travel
peak season in Tibet?
April-June and September-November
are generally the best and most popular
months. The rainy seasons are generally
July and August. The travel peak season
is from May to October. Normal cultral tours
in Tibet are also available in rainy season.
4. How to enter Tibet? what
are the most important gateway cities?
There are five main gateway
cities offering access to Tibet: Chengdu
(in Sichuan),Kunming (in Yunnan), Xining
(in Qinhai), Kashgar (in Xinjiang) and Kathmandu
You can reach Tibet by land
or air. Click
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There are only two civilian
airport in Tibet: Gonggar Airport near Lhasa
and Bangda Airport near Chamdo.
5. Is indepentend trip to
all tours of foreign travellers must be
organized by travel agency, and it's not
allowed to travel in Tibet without tour
guide except Lhasa City.
6. what are the most popular
highlights in Tibet?
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7. Is it possible trip to
Tibet in Winter?
Yes! Although it's cold in winter
in Tibet, it's sunny and clear almost every
day, and less tourists trip to Tibet in
this period, so you can take the available
Tibet tours with very good price! Available
Tibet tours in Winter to Lhasa, Gyantse,
Shigatse and Tsedang are available.
Notes: Trips to most places
of Tibet are not accessible due to coldness
and hard road conditions!!
8. Are all Tibetans Buddhists?
Although Tibetan Buddhism has
become the main religious belief of local
Tibetans, not all Tibetans believe in Buddhism.
The Tibetan Buddhist followers explore and
try to connect the relationship between
humankind and Buddha, and all issues concerning
human life and society, with the eventual
attainment of enlightenment. This mode of
thinking that guides their behavior and
actions bears the inevitable stamp of Tibetan
Some scholars believe that the Bon religion
also occupies and important position within
the religious beliefs of the masses. On
the one hand, Tibetan Buddhism has been
formed through long-term struggle and blending
of Buddhism and Bon; on the other, Bon still
has great influence in some remote areas
9. How to book a Tibet tour?
If you have decided to
take the Tibet tour, you should pay us 10-20%
of tour costs as deposit, the rest can be
transferred to us before your starting or
paid once your arrival in China. You will
get a detailed tour confirmations from us.