How to travel from Asia to Tibet?

 

Tibet is located on the roof of the world with an average altitude of 4500M above sea level, surrounded by many snow mountains of the Himalaya Range.

Even though Tibet Autonomous Region is neighboring Nepal, India, Bhutan, and Mainland China but only from Nepal and Mainland China, Travelers can travel into Tibet so all the Travelers from Asia have to either fly to Nepal or fly to China and travel to Tibet. 

Below Tibet Travelers will explain how to travel from Nepal to Tibet and how to travel from China to Tibet. 

Traveling from Nepal to Tibet 

They are 2 ways to travel to Tibet from Nepal.

1. By flight

2. By overland from Kyirong border town in Tibet

Before we share about the ways to travel to Tibet from Nepal, firstly we would like to share information about the Tibet Travel Permit and China Group Visa, these are the 2 necessary documents to travel to Tibet from Nepal. 

Steps to obtain Tibet Travel Permit and China Visa

1. Travelers can choose any tour from our website. Confirm Tibet Travel itinerary and price with Tibet Travelers via sending us an Email at info@tibettravelers.com

2. Once the tour itinerary with the price in Tibet is confirmed, Tibet Travelers request 50 US dollars as a deposit via our Paypal. infotibettravelers@gmail.com 

3. After the deposit, Tibet Travelers request 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 it 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 

Americans and Canadian citizens cost 200 US Dollar Per Person

For other Nationals: 110 US Dollar Per Person 

The above price is including the service fee of our Nepal partner agency. Our Nepal partner agency will need the invitation letter from us, the original Passport, and the China visa fee from Travelers to get the China visa from the Chinese Embassy in Nepal.

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

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. The price of a flight ticket is around 280-350 USDollar one way. Tibet Travelers can also help to buy flights from Nepal to Tibet. 

Overland from Nepal to Tibet 

If 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 transportation from Nepal to the Tibet border in Kyirong town.

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

Private Tour

Group Tour 

Customized Tour

After sharing the ways to travel Tibet from Nepal, below Tibet Travelers will share the ways to travel Tibet from China. 

Traveling from China to Tibet 

They are 3 ways to travel to Tibet from China.

1. By flight

2. Overland from Golmud or Xinjiang

3. By train from China

Before we share the detailed ways to travel to Tibet from China, firstly we would like to share information about the Tibet Travel Permit and China Visa, these are the 2 necessary documents to travel to Tibet from China. 

China Visa 

If Travelers prefer to Travel to Tibet from China, Travelers have to visit the Chinese Embassy at the nearest big city in their home country to obtain a China Visa. 

China visa is difficult to get if Travelers mention Tibet so Tibet Travelers would like to inform Travelers to send us an Email about the China visa so we can send our PDF version of an easier way to obtain the China Visa. 

Once Travelers have a China Visa, the next step is the Tibet Travel Permit. 

Steps to obtain Tibet Travel Permit 

1. Travelers can choose one of the tours from the Tibet Travelers website. Confirm Tibet Travel itinerary and price with Tibet Travelers via sending us an Email at info@tibettravelers.com

2. Once the tour itinerary with the price in Tibet is confirmed, Tibet Travelers request 50 US dollars as a deposit via our Paypal. infotibettravelers@gmail.com 

3. After the deposit, Tibet Travelers request Travelers to send us the clear Passport and China visa scan. with the confirmation of the Tibet tour itinerary and Passport and China visa scan, Tibet Travelers can obtain the Tibet Travel Permit from Tibet Tourism Office in Lhasa, Tibet.  

Flights from China to Tibet 

They are daily flights to Tibet from almost all the cities in China.

Smaller cities can also travel Tibet as a connecting flight from Chengdu or Chongqing.

From any city in Asia, one of the most popular cities to fly into Tibet from China is Chengdu and Xian.

The price of a flight ticket from Chengdu to Tibet is around 200-230 USDollar one way. Tibet Travelers can also help to buy flights from other cities in China to Tibet. 

Overland from Golmud or Xinjiang to Tibet 

Traveling overland to Tibet from China is quite expensive. Still, if Tibet Travelers prefer to travel overland from these 2 cities in China to Tibet, Travelers can send us an Email as a customized Tour

Train from China to Tibet 

Traveling via train to Tibet is a great option for any Traveler who would love to enjoy the beautiful nature along the way. One of the best cities in China to take the train into Tibet is Xining. Travelers can read our previous article about the best cities in China to take the train to Tibet with full detailed information on the train to Tibet. 

After explaining the ways to get to Tibet. Tibet Travelers would like to share the 3 types of Tours Travelers can choose to travel inside Tibet. 

Private Tour

Group Tour

Customized Tour

This is the information regarding traveling to Tibet from any Nation in Asia. 

Every year many Asians are traveling to Tibet so Tibet Travelers thought that sharing this information might be useful for Asian Travelers who are willing to travel to Tibet.

For Tibet Travel free information or booking tour to Tibet, Email Tibet Travelers at info@tibettravelers.com 


Written By :Tenzin

Dec 22, 2017


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