How to travel from U.S America to Tibet?



They are two ways to travel Tibet from the United State of America. Traveling from America to Nepal and to Tibet or Traveling from America to China and to Tibet. 



1.How to travel Tibet from the United State of America through China



Tibet Travel Permit


Before explaining about the Tibet Travel Permit, there is very important document Tibet Travelers will request from American travelers who are planning to travel from China, (China Visa) With the scan of China visa and passport, Tibet Travelers can issue the Tibet Travel Permit from Tibet Tourism office in Lhasa.



China visa 


Most important question is always about China visa, which plays the biggest role in issuing the Tibet Travel Permit. China visa can be issued at the Chinese Embassy in cities in the United State of America, there is one important thing to remember when applying for China visa is not to mention about traveling to Tibet, it will be very difficult to obtain the China visa or even can be rejected if travelers mention about traveling to Tibet. Travelers can mention about the trips in China in Chengdu or Beijing. For more information on easier ways to obtain the China visa, you can send us Email at 



After the China visa and Tibet Travel Permit, the next question is the nearest and most accessible and if possible inexpensive cities in China from where you can fly or take the train to Tibet.

Below are few of our recommendation cities from where you can fly or take the train to Tibet, Travelers can also fly or take the train from other cities in China if preferred.




Flight ticket cost around 247 USD one way

Train ticket soft sleeper cost around 200 USD one way 




Flight ticket cost around 486 USD one way

Train ticket soft sleeper cost around 200 USD one way 




Flight ticket cost around 498 USD one way

Train ticket soft sleeper cost around 200 USD one way 


Tibet Travel Permit for Flight from China


The original Tibet Travel Permit is needed to take the flight from China to Tibet so Tibet Travelers request American travelers to stay 1 night in China at a hotel near the airport or in the city so Tibet Travelers can mail the permit to hotel reception. Tibet Travelers is not allowed to mail the permit outside of China. Tibet Travelers will mail the permit to the hotel in Chengdu after receiving the address and phone number of the hotel from travelers, we can also recommend hotels at the airport like Chengdu Shangliu airport Mingkang hotel. (Phone number of the Manager is: 18583628058) Please make sure to speak Chinese, if not please let us call them) You can book this hotel from or also through us.


Tibet Travel Permit for Train from China


For the train to Tibet from China, scan printed copies of the permit will be okay to board the train so Tibet Travelers will send the scan of a permit to American travelers after issuing from Tibet Tourism office. Travelers can print the 2 papers of the permit and buy or pick the train ticket from the train station and also board the train safely.


How to buy the flight tickets from China to Tibet?


Flight ticket from America to Chengdu, Beijing, Shanghai or other cities, American travelers can easily buy by yourself in any domestic airlines. Tibet Travelers can help to buy the best price flight tickets from China to Lhasa, Tibet, and Tibet, Lhasa to China. Once we have the confirmation dates, we will check the lowest price for that dates and we will let you know with details of the flight, once travelers confirm the price and flights details, Tibet Travelers will buy the tickets for you with some deposit through PayPal Once travelers get to Tibet, travelers can pay the flight fee with the trip fee in cash.


How to buy the train tickets from China to Tibet?


Tibet Travelers has shared an article about how to buy the train ticket online to make it convenient for the Travelers. 


These are the few important information on how to travel from the United State of American to China and to Tibet. Below Tibet Travelers will explain how to travel from America to Tibet through Nepal.



2. How to get to Tibet from the United State of America through Nepal


American travelers can fly to Kathmandu Nepal via India or other countries or even directly through the United state of America.


Tibet Travel Permit


Tibet Travelers Tour Guide will be waiting at Lhasa Gongkar airport with the original Tibet Travel Permit, our Tour Guide will help to register you for the airport security with the China visa from you and Tibet Travel Permit from Tour Guide and after registration, Tour Guide will take you to the hotel in Lhasa where you can meet our Travel Agency Manager by discussing itinerary and price, Manager will answer all your questions on tour itinerary and after everything is good then you can pay the amount for the trip and flight ticket.


China visa


With the scan of Passport copy, Tibet Travelers can easily issue the invitation letter from Tibet Tourism office, after getting the invitation letter, we will scan it to our Nepal friend agency, who can help to arrange the China visa for you in Kathmandu, Nepal. Travelers must stay 2 full days in Nepal for issuing the China visa or you can travel in Nepal with the scan of passport copy and give the original passport to our Nepal agency so he can obtain the China visa from Chinese Embassy in Nepal. After getting the China visa, Our Nepal agency will deliver the China Visa and Passport to your hotel in Kathmandu.


China visa fee rates


China visa fee rate for the United State of an American citizen will cost 200 US Dollar Per person including the service fee of our Nepal agency. 


Flights from Nepal to Tibet


Tibet Travelers can help to buy the flight tickets from Kathmandu, Nepa to Lhasa, Tibet round trip or one way. Round trip ticket cost around 600-670 US Dollar Per Person. You can also buy by yourself through Google. If we buy the tickets for you, please send some deposit through PayPal:


Before the China visa and Tibet Travel Permit and Flight to Tibet

One of the most important things to arrange before the China visa, Tibet Travel Permit, and flight to Tibet is the Tour in Tibet. Please choose one of our private tour or group tour fix departures, after confirming the Tibet tour with 50 US Dollar per person through PayPal, please go to next step, China visa and Tibet Travel Permit and Flight to Tibet.  

These are the information on how to travel Tibet from the United State of America, every year many Americans are traveling to Tibet, that is one of the main reasons for Tibet Travelers blog on How to Travel Tibet from the United State of America.


For your Journey to Tibet, Email Tibet Travelers today. 

Written By :Tenzin

Jun 19, 2017


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