Travel to Tibet from Nepal in 4 steps
Tibet is the roof of our world with homes to many of the highest mountains on the planet earth.
Some Travelers planned the trip to Tibet more than 20 years ago, and it's beautiful to hear such stories from the Travelers. These fascinating stories are the inspiration for us to write more articles regarding traveling to Tibet so more and more Travelers can travel into Tibet.
To fulfill the dreams of Travelers and also to help the life of locals in Tibet are essential missions of Tibet Travelers.
They are Travelers traveling to India, Bhutan, and Nepal. These places are very close to Tibet, and some of the Travelers will also plan to travel to Tibet after the tours in Nepal or Bhutan or India.
Some Travelers prefer to travel to Tibet from Nepal because of the China Tibet group visa which is easier to apply from Nepal via the Chinese Embassy.
They are two destinations from where Travelers can travel into Tibet.
They are many Travelers traveling to Tibet from Nepal, so today Tibet Travelers would like to share the four steps to travel to Tibet from Nepal to make it easier for Travelers to travel to Tibet.
Travel to Tibet from Nepal in four steps
- Plan the trip to Tibet at least before a month.
- Apply for Tibet Travel Permit and Tibet group visa from the tourism office in Lhasa, Tibet through Tibet Travelers travel agency.
- Buy the flights to Nepal and buy the flights to Tibet through Tibet Travelers travel agency.
- Meet the Tibet Travelers staff at the Lhasa Gonggar airport or Kyirong border between Nepal and start the tour.
Plan the trip to Tibet at least a month in advance
Tibet Travelers travel agency request Travelers to book the tour to Tibet at least 20 days advance, so we have enough time to apply for Tibet group visa and Tibet Travel Permit.
Tibet group visa and Tibet Travel Permit
- Tibet group visa
- Tibet Travel Permit
Tibet group visa and Tibet Travel Permit are the two primary documents required to travel to Tibet from Nepal.
Question: Normally Travelers ask how many days it will take to apply for Tibet group visa?
Answer: Tibet Travelers travel agency can apply for Tibet group visa from the Chinese Embassy in Nepal with help from our partner Travel agency in Nepal.
We request Travelers to spent three full working days in Kathmandu to apply for Tibet group visa.
Tibet group visa fee rates
For USA citizen: 200 US Dollar including the service fee of Nepal travel agency.
For Brazilian citizen: 190 US Dollar including the service fee of Nepal travel agency.
For Canadian citizen: 145 US Dollar including the service fee of Nepal travel agency.
For Romanian citizen: 147 US Dollar including the service fee of Nepal travel agency.
For European citizen: 110 US Dollar including the service fee of Nepal travel agency.
For Asian citizen: 110 US Dollar including the service fee of Nepal travel agency.
For Australian citizen: 110 US Dollar including the service fee of Nepal travel agency.
Serbia citizens: 51 US Dollar including the service fee of Nepal travel agency.
Albanian and Micronesian citizens: 30 US Dollar including the service fee of Nepal travel agency.
Above 25 US Dollar is the service charge of our Nepal partner travel agency.
For more details on the holiday dates in Nepal. Travelers can check our previous article on the price of Tibet group visa and policy for different Nationals.
Question: Normally Travelers ask how many days it will take to apply for Tibet Travel Permit?
Answer: Tibet Travelers travel agency can apply for Tibet Travel Permit around a month in advance, and we will get the Tibet Travel Permit from Tourismo office in Lhasa, Tibet around five days before the trip.
Tibet Tourism office usually won't issue the Tibet Travel Permit in more than two months of advance since Tibet travel situation changes very often.
The information and documents required to apply for Tibet group visa and Tibet Travel Permit are:
- A scan of the passport.
- Confirmation of the tour enter date, exit date and the travel destinations in Tibet.
- Deposit 50 US Dollar through Paypal.
Tibet Travelers travel agency will need clear scans of passport.
Travelers will have to confirm the exact entering date and exit date to Tibet from Nepal.
The entering date to Tibet and exit date to Tibet will be written on the Tibet Travel Permit. Travelers are allowed to travel into Tibet on the written entering date and must leave Tibet and China on the written exit date.
If Travelers prefer to spend time in China after Tibet. Travelers can let us know so we can apply for a Tibet group visa for a month which let Travelers spent around a month in China including the days spent in Tibet.
The travel destination places in Tibet are also written on the Tibet Travel Permit. Travelers are allowed to travel only the sites in Tibet which are written on the Tibet Travel Permit.
Our Tour Guide will bring the Tibet Travel Permit at the Lhasa Gongkar airport or Kyirong border between Nepal to pick the Travelers and to register.
International flight to China
Even though all the websites are changing each year. Travelers can also check to prefer site via Google to find the best websites to buy flights from your current destination to China.
Below are the Tibet Travelers recommendation flight website from previous Travelers.
Once the flights to Nepal is confirmed.
Travelers can buy the flight from Kathmandu, Nepal to Lhasa, Tibet via the internet or through Tibet Travelers travel agency via sending us Email at [email protected]
The flight ticket normally cost around 250 - 500 US Dollar one way depends on the season.
Meet Tibet Travelers Team at Lhasa train station or Lhasa Gongkar airport
Travelers can share us the arrival date and time into Tibet through Email.
Tibet Travelers Tibetan Tour Guide and Tibetan Tour Driver will be at Lhasa airport or Lhasa train station to pick our Travelers and travel to Lhasa to the hotel.
Travelers will meet Tibet Travelers manager in the hotel to explain detail about the tour in Tibet to make sure our Travelers have a great time in Tibet.
Travelers can pay the rest of the amount of money in cash to Tibet Travelers manager after sharing brief details about the Tour.
During the tour, Travelers can contact our manager for any help regarding the tour via phone from the Tour Guide or hotel reception.
Tibet Travelers manager will meet the Travelers at the end of the trip for a Thank you gift from Tibet Travelers.
One of the easiest ways to travel to Tibet is from Nepal since Tibet Travelers travel agency will take care of the both Tibet group visa and the Tibet Travel Permit.
Travelers can see the view of Mount Everest from the flight if the weather is good.
To apply for China visa is difficult for some Nationals when mention about traveling to Tibet so we recommend traveling from Nepal so Tibet Travelers can take care of the Tibet group visa.
To make traveling to Tibet convenient is very important so local Tibetan travel expert the Tibet Travelers travel agency has focused on providing the simple and easy four steps to travel to Tibet from Nepal.
We hope the above information is useful for all the Travelers planning on traveling to Tibet from Nepal.
Travelers can also send us Email regarding traveling to Tibet from Nepal. [email protected]