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  • Getting into Tibet

    By Air- This amazing land is now easily accessible from Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal. Schedule air services fly from Kathmandu to Lhasa, and back every Tuesday and Saturday with additional flights on Thursdays from July. This flight lasts a little over one hour and gives you a panoramic view of the Himalayas. By Land- The Friendship Highway starts from…

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  • Country (province) Information

    Tibet is known as the roof of the world, located over 3800 meters. It has spread in an area of 12, 00,000 square kilometers and the population is about 2.3 million. It is situated in the south-west part of China. It is bordered by Nepal, India and China. Eastern part, northern part and southern part are the geographic division of…

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  • Tibet Visa Information

    There are three levels of bureaucracy you need to jump through to travel in Tibet: a visa to get into China, a Tibet Tourism Bureau (TTB) permit to get into Tibet and an Alien Travel Permit to travel to certain regions of Tibet. The current regulations (which could change tomorrow) state that all foreigners wanting to visit Tibet must be…

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  • Foreign exchange and Banking in Tibet

    Coins are not accepted by Tibetans. So, you need to manage some tiny changes so that you can spend on little things. There are few money exchanging facility and ATMs in Lhasa, but outside of Lhasa, it is difficult. Some of the hotels in Lhasa also provide money exchange service. 

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  • Accommodation

    In most of the cities and towns hotels and guest houses are available. Lhasa boasts of accommodation ranging from simple guest houses to four star hotels. Shigatse, Gyantse and Tsedang offers up to three star hotels. While other smaller or remote areas, accommodation is available mainly in guest houses.

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  • Festivals in Tibet

    Tibetans are versatile people. Most of them believe in Buddhism and worship around monasteries, shrines and other holy places. Similarly, they observe various festivals like Tibetan new-year, great prayer festival, butter lantern festival, Shoton festival to name a few, some of which are briefly described in the following: Tibetan New Year (January or February) Tibetan new-year is observed in order…

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  • Best Time to Travel Tibet

    All the seasons are suitable to visit Tibet, especially the central part of Tibet. Due to its location in the high altitude, summer is regarded as the best travelling season in Tibet. However, some travelers like autumn as the weather becomes clear during autumn. Even winter is the best travel season to experience the rich religious life in Tibet. So,…

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  • Places to see in Tibet

    There are many places, religious sites, mountains and Lakes along with the nomadic communities to visit and experience natural and cultural influence. Regarding the travelers’ choice, these places and sites are the most popular things and places to see in Tibet. Lhasa (3650 m) Potala Palace Jokhang temple and Bharkhor bazzar Norbulinka Palace Drepung Monastery Sera Monastery Shigatse (3900m) Gyantse…

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  • Electricity in Tibet

    If you wish to bring along electric devices for use during your stay, a transformer is necessary. Most of the hotels in Tibet have both 110V and 220V electrical outlets in the bathrooms, though in guest rooms usually only 220V sockets are available. As the shape of a socket varies between countries, a portable plug adapter may also be necessary.

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  • Health and Safety in Tiber

    Health and safety is a great matter for the travelers, no matter where are you travelling. Immunization and Acute Mountain Sickness are most health problem that occurs in Tibet while traveling. Before arrival, you should be aware of some immunize problems as hepatitis A, hepatitis B, typhoid, and diphtheria/tetanus. Acute Mountain Sickness is another problem that may arise when you…

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  • Travel Insurance

    Travel insurance is most essential for your Tibet tour which protects your financial securities and compensates your lost property as well as life security. Travel insurance should cover emergency rescue expenses, trip cancelations, medical expenses and any other eventual mishaps. We do suggest you to buy your insurance policy from your homeland country before leaving for the trip.

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  • Tibet Travel Document Checklist

    The four travel documents you need as a foreigner before you can enter Tibet are: The Chinese Visa. You can apply for this at a Chinese Embassy in your country. The Tibet Tourism Bureau Permit (TTB). You cannot enter Tibet without this permit. The Alien Travel Permit (PSB). This permit is required to enter restricted areas in Tibet (see…

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