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Tibet Biking Tour

Located in the west area of China, Tibet is famous for its diverse topography with high mountains, deep valleys, scattered rocks and zigzag pathways. Because of the unique landscape, Tibet has become a paradise for bikers. Tibet biking is a physical and psychological challenge for every biker in the world. With an average altitude of four thousand meters, this holy land contains less oxygen than other places on the planet.

If you want to have Tibet biking tours, you need to overcome the difficulties of high altitude sickness, poor road conditions, and changeable weather. Cycling on the Tibetan Plateau, you will be stunned by the running yaks dotted on the boundless grassland, the tranquil lakes mirroring the blue sky, and the snow-capped mountains shining in the sun. Tibet biking tour is the best way for travelers to explore the beauty of Tibet, experience Tibetan traditional culture, and unveil the mystery of Tibet.

Tibet biking tour is a lifelong dream for most real bikers. So, how to plan a successful Tibet biking tour? Before you start your biking tours, you should do a lot of preparations in advance. You need to know how to prepare your package, choose the right travel time, take the necessary documents, and the best places to visit. Therefore, joining a Tibet biking tour is very necessary.

Gliding through the wildlands with the blowing wind, a biking tour is a refreshing way to see Tibet. A biking trip in Tibet is sure to capture your heart as you take time to indulge in a slower-paced lifestyle. You will find here at Great Tibet Tour, the professional tour agency, to help you customize your own biking itinerary which you want. Don't be hesitating anymore. Join us, and start your Tibet biking tours today!

Cycle on the roof of the world and enjoy plateau landscape including vast grassland, snowy mountains & fabulous Namtso.
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This short bike ride takes you to enjoy the beautiful countryside scenery of Lhasa and visit the sacred sites of Tibet.
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Lhasa - Gyangtse - Shigatse - Lhatse - Everest Base Camp - Rongphuk - Gyirong - Kathmandu
Offer the world's longest and steepest descent, breathtaking views of the Himalayans and amazing cultural experiences.
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Lhasa - Gyantse - Shigatse - Tingri - Rongbuk - Everest Base Camp - Shigatse - Lhasa
An awe-inspiring experience and a must for biking enthusiasts. The stunning landscape is worth your effort.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Can I cycle in Tibet?

Of course, you can. You are allowed to cycle in Tibet on the condition that you have got the Tibet Travel Permit, the private tour guide, and the vehicle. The guide and the driver will drive in the lead of the team, and you need to follow them.

​Tibet Travel Permit is the primary permit for cyclists to get. Some extra permits like Aliens' Travel Permit and Military Permit are required in some remote Tibetan mountainous areas. We Great Tibet Tour can help you apply for those permits for free if you book our Tibet tour packages.

​A bike is an essential tool during the cycling tour. At present, more and more travelers are willing to cycle from Lhasa city to Kathmandu. With the development of the Tibetan tourism industry, getting a mountain bike is much easier than in the past. Cyclists can buy or rent bikes in the starting point - Lhasa city. Then sell out your bikes in Kathmandu when finishing their cycling tour. The second way is to take your bikes by express delivery.

​If you want to ride a motorbike, 1515 USD is required to pay to customs as the deposit; then, you need to get the international driver's license. For the renting fee, it's 230 USD per day.

​It is inconvenient for cyclists to buy some necessities in the mountainous areas. ​​You​ should pack plenty of food, drinks, water-proof tent, first-aid kit, sleeping bag, waterproof coat, waterproof shoes, wind-proof clothes, warm clothes, map, sunblock, lipstick, sunglasses, etc.

​The best time to cycle in Tibet is ​in May, June, September, and October. July and August are the rainy seasons. Therefore, you’d better avoid the two months. Winter is not the right time because the roads might be blocked by the heavy snows. 

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