How to Travel from Russia to Tibet?

Russia is one nation where Tibetan Buddhism was flourished many decades ago.

Some say the flag of Russia is similar to Tibetan Buddhism Sakyapa sect school. 

They are many Russians who love traveling to Tibet as adventure and pilgrim, to make it easy for Russian Travelers for travel to Tibet.

Tibet Travelers would like to share the detail information on ways to travel Tibet from Russia.

They are 2 ways to travel from Russia to Tibet

1. Traveling from Russia to China and travel to Tibet

2. Traveling from Russia to Nepal and travel to Tibet

Before explaining the ways to get into Tibet from Russia via China, Tibet Travelers would like to share the documents required to travel Tibet from Russia via China.

1. Traveling from Russia to China and travel to Tibet

The first documents Travelers from Russia need to travel Tibet from China is the China visa, below Tibet Travelers will share in detail. 

China Visa

China visa can be obtained in Moscow, Russia at the Chinese Embassy with your passport.

Tibet Travelers has done some research and below link is the most useful we have found regarding China Embassy in Russia

Tibet Travelers recommend Travelers from Russia for not mentioning traveling to Tibet since sometimes visa can be rejected. Travelers from Russia can send us Email about Tibet Travelers PDF version of easier ways to obtain the China visa if China visa is rejected from Chinese Embassy in Russia. 

Tibet Travel Permit

No China visa, no Tibet Travel Permit.

China visa plays the biggest role in obtaining the Tibet Travel Permit from Tibet Tourism office in Lhasa, Tibet.

Travelers from Russia can send us the scan of passport and China visa so Tibet Travelers can obtain the Tibet Travel Permit from Tourism office in Tibet. 

While obtaining the China visa at the Chinese Embassy in Russia, Travelers from Russia can also check Tibet Travelers link

How to plan a Tour in 5 Steps

Tour in Tibet also plays one of the main roles in obtaining the Tibet Travel Permit. The places where Travelers travel in Tibet and duration of traveling in Tibet will be written on the Tibet Travel Permit and only these places are allowed to travel in Tibet.

Tours offer by Tibet Travelers 

After explaining how to plan a tour to Tibet.

Tibet Travelers would like to request Travelers from Russia to check the Tibet Travelers link for

3 Different types of Tours

Ways to travel Tibet from Russia via China

The best ways to travel from Russia to Tibet via China is taking a flight or train from Moscow to Beijing.

Tibet Travelers has done some research and below are the website that can help to buy the flights to China from Moscow. These are just suggestion website from Tibet Travelers.

Travelers can buy the flight via 

Kayak

Cheap Flights

From Beijing, it is possible to take the direct flight to Lhasa. There is also a connecting flight at Chengdu which is also a good option to reduce the cost of the direct flight.

After arriving in China, Travelers from Russia have to stay one night in China in a hotel near the airport or city to pick the Tibet Travel Permit from the hotel since Tibet Travel Permit is the document required to travel Tibet via a flight from China to Tibet.

If Travelers from Russia are planning to take the train from Beijing or other cities in China to Tibet, the scan of the Tibet Travel Permit will be okay to board the train. 

Travelers from Russia can check the link below for how to buy a flight ticket to Tibet?

Travelers from Russia can check the link below for how to buy a train ticket to Tibet?

Photo: Beauties of Tibet

2. Traveling from Russia to Nepal and travel to Tibet

One of the easiest ways to travel Tibet from Russia is traveling from Russia to Tibet via Nepal. There is a flight from Moscow, Russia to Kathmandu, Nepal with 1 stop. 

Travelers can buy the flight via 

Kayak

Fare Compare

China Visa

Tibet Travelers will take care of the China group visa if Russian Travelers are traveling to Tibet from Nepal. 

Tibet Travelers request Russian Travelers to send us the clear passport scan, with the confirmation of Tibet tour itinerary and passport scan, Tibet Travelers can obtain the invitation letter from the Tourism office in Tibet and send to the Chinese embassy in Nepal. Travelers must stay 2 full working days in Nepal to make sure Tibet Travelers obtain China Group visa on time. 

China Visa Fee Rate 

For Russian citizen China Group visa fee cost: 110 US Dollar per person including the service fee of our Nepal partner agency.

Our Nepal partner agency will need the invitation letter from us, original Passport and China visa fee from Russian Travelers to get the China visa from Chinese Embassy in Nepal.

For Russian Travelers who prefer to obtain the China visa in one working day(Urgent Visa)  will have to pay 50 US Dollar extra on the actual China visa fee rate listed above. 

Tibet Travel Permit

If Russian Travelers are traveling to Tibet from Nepal, Tibet Travelers Tour Guide will have the Tibet Travel Permit at the Lhasa Gongkar airport or Kyirong Nepal border and Tour Guide will show the Tibet Travel Permit to the security office to register and meet the Russian Travelers and travel to Lhasa.  

Flights from Nepal to Tibet 

They are daily flights to Tibet from China Air and Sichuan Air in summer, in winter only around 3-4 per week. Price of flight ticket is around 280-350 USDollar one way. Tibet Travelers can also help to buy the flights from Nepal to Tibet. 

Overland from Nepal to Tibet 

If Russian Travelers plan to travel Tibet via overland from Nepal, Tibet Travelers arranges an overland 3 types of vehicle tour listed below with the link:

Private Tour

Group Tour

Customized Tour

Tibet Travelers can also arrange the transportation from Nepal to the Tibet border Kyirong town.

For the Travelers from Russia who prefer to travel Mount Everest via overland from Nepal to Tibet, we highly recommend doing a hike or trek in Nepal to acclimatized with the attitude of Mount Everest base camp in Tibet with elevation of 5200M

For Russian Travelers who are traveling to China, Tibet and traveling towards Nepal can also travel via overland from Tibet to Nepal. Below are the links :

Private Tour

Group Tour 

Customized Tour

These are the important information required to travel from Russia to Tibet via China and Nepal.

Tibet Travelers would like to welcome all the Travelers from Russia to travel Tibet and witness her beauty.

For other free information regarding Tibet travel or booking a tour to Tibet. Email Tibet Travelers at info@tibettravelers.com

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