Tibet Travel Guide, Advice and Tips

Latest highly practical Tibet Travel advice about weather, best time to visit Tibet, cost, permits, transportation, attractions, high altitude sickness, maps, etc. Check the tips and information for your traveling in Tibet.

Tibet Scenery
Traveling to Tibet becomes more and more popular in Britain nowadays. Great Tibet Tour lists the useful information about the flights to Tibet from UK. Hope to help British travelers find the best way to get to Tibet.
travel to tibet from spain
There're two ways to travel to Tibet for tourists from Spain. One is to get through gateway cities in mainland China with your China Visa. Another way is to enter Tibet from Kathmandu, Nepal with your China Group Visa, as well as your Tibet Travel Permit.
Taken in Kathmandu
Traveling from Lhasa to Kathmandu is not short and easy. It takes 7~14 days to complete this trip depending on your itinerary. You may have a flight or overland tour to enjoy the different highlights. This Tour is definitely one of the most memorable journeys in your lifetime.
flight to Tibet
The easiest way to book flight to Tibet is to entrust your travel agent to take care of everything for you. Therefore you don't need to face the problem of being required to present your Tibet Travel Permit for booking.
Tibet Border Pass is required when you travel to some remote border areas in Tibet.
When tourists plan to travel to Mount Everest, Mount Kailash and other border areas between Tibet and other countries, the Tibet Border Pass is required. While, this pass can not be applied by themselves, and travelers should ask help from the travel agency.

Tibet Border Pass

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Example of Military Permit for your Tibet travel
The tourist Military Permit is one of the document issued by Military office in Lhasa. It's an additional permit besides your Tibet Travel Permit. If you are going to Ngari for visiting Mt. Kailash or Lake Mansarovar, you need to apply your Military Permit one month before your departure.

Military Permit

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prayer flag
When you travel to Tibet, you will see Tibetan prayer flags at the passes of mountains, banks of rivers, sides of roads, etc.. It's a kind of symbol of the local culture. Everything from the color and words holds meaning.
Scenery of Frankfurt.
Travelers can fly from major cities of Germany like Frankfurt and Munich to China such as Beijing, Chengdu, Shanghai, Hongkong, and Guangzhou then get to Tibet by flight and/or train. You also can travel to Tibet via Kathmandu, Nepal, then get to Lhasa by overland/flight.
if you love photogragh, just go to Tibet
How to get to Tibet from Japan? We list the guidance for all the details including the documents for entering Tibet, equipment and gear, and various flight routes. You have lots of choices.

Flights to Tibet from Japan

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To help Indian travelers realize their Tibet dream, we offer various tour packages and it's easy to have a Tibet tour from India.
Tibet is a hot destination for travelers from India, especially India pilgrims. As there's holy mount Kailash and lake manasarovar which are regarded as the most sacred places for Hinduism. We offer various tour packages to help you realize your Tibet dreams.
Dublin, Ireland (DUB-Dublin)
It takes about 24hrs to fly from Dublin to Tibet, taking a flight from Ireland to Tibet has becoming more and more popular for visitors. You can experience its beauty because flying to Lhasa is now easier than ever.

Flights to Tibet from Ireland

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Vibrant Express is used to run on the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link.
More and more international tourists seek ways to travel to Tibet from Shenzhen. You may choose connecting flights to Lhasa, go to Guangzhou to take the direct train, or fly to Xining to experience the Qinghai-Tibet railway.
Nagqu Horse Racing Festival is the greatest annual event in northern Tibet
Nagqu Horse Racing Festival is the greatest annual event in northern Tibet. During festival, you can enjoy an attire feast, taste delicious Tibetan food, and enjoy singing and dancing.
first ever palace-Yumbulagang
Shannan, also called Lhoka is located in the southeast of Tibet. There are two ways for you get to Shanan. You can take a flight to Gonggar Airport or drive to Shannan from Lhasa.
Nichi is known as “the Switzerland of Tibet”.
Nyingchi located in the southeast of Tibet and being called as the “the Switzerland of Tibet”. It deserves you visiting with idyllic attractions like Niyang River, Lulang Forest, etc. We list the brief instructions about the history, transportation and weather for your traveling in Nyingchi.
Foreigners inTibet
For foreigners planning a Tibet tour, there're 3 things you may need to know in advance, such as booking your tour, applying for your Tibet Travel Permit/Tibet Visa, and choosing the best time to visit Tibet.
Fly to Tibet from Singapore is easy
As residents in a modern city, more and more travelers from Singapore want to experience the unique culture and nature in Tibet. Tibet attracts thousands of international travelers every year, and it’s easy to travel to Tibet from Singapore.

Travel to Tibet from Singapore

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Thangka is a traditional Tibetan painting art form.
Tibetan thangka is a kind of scroll painting decorated with colored satin, with distinct national characteristics, strong religious color and unique artistic style, which has always been regarded as a treasure by people. It is also a valuable resource for the study of ancient painting.

Tibetan Thangka

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We got tens of Tibet Travel Permits each day.
Input the Tibet Travel Permit application online, we will help you get your Tibet Visa successfully! According to the related rule, all travelers need to input all detailed info about your Tibet tour for applying your Tibet Permit.
Lhasa Railway Station
When traveling to Tibet, you can try the train tour from Lhasa to Shigatse. Along the Lhasa- Shigatse railway, you can visit the beautiful Lhasa River and the Yarlung Zangbo gorge. Arrived in Shigatse, you will not only visit any famous temples including Tashilhunpo Monastery, Sakya monastery but also visit the world's highest peak - Mount Everest.