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Tibet Tour Package

A wonderful tour package to Tibet can be the realization of one's greatest dream or the adventure of lifetime. We have explored every corner of Tibet so we know how to design the best Tibet tours that allow you to take in all of the “must-see” sites. No matter how you are planning to arrive in Tibet - by air or via train, our Tibet tour packages will help you arrange the best tour schedule, accommodations and transportation around this virtual paradise. Whether you want to just spend a few days in the capital of Lhasa or two weeks touring monasteries and seeing Mt. Everest, our Tibet tour consultants are happy to offer alternative tour itineraries and help with customized Tibet tour packages that will appeal to your particular interests. Our special pre-arranged tours of Tibet are provided below. Your dream Tibet tour package is just a click away!

Tour Package FAQ

  • How about the dinning in Ngari area?
    You’d better prepare some snacks for the journey is very long. There are many places providing Tibetan Food only and some offering Sichuan Cuisine also. There are not so many choices. If you are not used to the local food, you can prepare compressed biscuits, chocolate and instant noodles in advance.
  • How to take pictures in Tibet in summer?
    The tourist peak season begins in the turn of Spring and Summer. But apart from the snowy mountains, grasslands and lakes on the conventional route, summer cannot be said to be the best time for photographing in Tibet. If you enter Tibet from June to August, you can go to Namtso to shoot some of the normal Tibetan scenery and the starry nights. During the Gyantse Horse Racing Festival in late July and the Shoton Festival in Lhasa in August, you’re able to shoot pictures on these Tibetan activities.
  • How long does it take to process a Tibet Group Visa?
    At present, it takes 3 working days to handle a Tibet Group Visa. That means you need to stay at Kathmandu for at least 4 days. Then you can take a flight from Kathmandu to Lhasa on the fifth day.
  • What kind of equipment needed for photography in Tibet?
    Seeing these lingering scenery, many tourists are regret that they don’t have a professional camera. In fact, this is not the case. High-end cameras do take greater pictures than normal ones or the smart phones. But only with phones, some people can still take amazing photos due to their good photography expertise and sincere love for Tibet. However, you need to pay attention to the following issues:

    If you use a SLR, it is best to bring a tripod, given the strong wind in Tibet.

    Please prepare more batteries, lest you do not find places to charge your devices.

    Do not use a polarizer when using a wide-angle lens, or the sky on your pictures might be too dark.

    Do not put the film in the car. Cause the temperature in the car may get really high in the mid of the day, and the film may get damaged.

    To equip your camera with a UV mirror, which can protect the camera from rain and dust. Bring more film, cause the film in Lhasa is very expensive.

  • What are the taboos for photographing in Tibet?
    You need to notice that some places cannot be shot for free. You may be charged 50 yuan or more to take a picture of these places. Don’t take pictures without permission or try to snap pictures secretly without paying. If you want to shoot portraits of the local people, you’d better ask for their consent first.
  • How long does it take to finish the circuit around Mt. Kailash?
    It is 52 kilometers in total distance and can be completed within 3 days, or 2 days for the tourists who are physically strong. You may wish to set the schedule according to your physical strength and condition. Trekking around Mt. Kailash is a lifelong pursuit for most pilgrims, as long as with a strong perseverance you may easily fulfill this goal and your desire.
  • What if the altitude sickness happened on the way to Everest?
    Get to Lhasa in advance and spend a few days at low altitude areas getting used to the environment. If you experience altitude sickness during your journey to Everest, you should carefully observe and evaluate. If you experience severe symptoms of altitude sickness such as pulmonary edema, you should immediately evacuate to the low altitude area. If you are in good physical condition, it is also recommended to bring some chocolate or take anti-hyperactivity drugs in advance to avoid or alleviate the symptoms of altitude sickness.
  • How is the road condition to EBC?
    From Lhasa to Everest Base Camp are asphalt road, ordinary commercial vehicles can drive on it. Tingri been separated with New Tingri (Shelkar Town) and Old Town (Gangga Town), there are 70 miles in between, the new constructed asphalt road is ready, and New Tingri is closer to EBC, and takes 3 hours of vehicle, the road condition is very good, both car and vehicles can run on it.
  • When is the best time to cycle in Tibet?
    The best time to cycle in Tibet is from May to middle June & September when the weather is warm and dry. Generally speaking, the best time to Tibet is from May to October, however, cycling in Tibet requires better weather condition, rainy season (late June to August) is not suitable for a biking tour.
  • Where is the best place to see Mt. Everest and several other peaks?
    The world famous Mt. Everest is lofty, grand and magnificent, and within the range of 20 kilometers, surrounded by other peaks and mountains. Everest base camp observation deck and Rongphu Monastery are the best place to take the far view of the Mt. Everest. Of course, there are many other famous mountains and peaks can be seen over there also, such as: Lhotse Peak (8,516 meters, the 4th highest in the world), Makalu Peak (8,463 meters, the 5th highest in the world) and Nuptse Peak (7,855 meters), in the Southeast; Pumori Peak (7,145 meters), Gyachung Kang Peak (7,008 meters) and Chooyu Peak (8,201 meters, the 6th highest in the world) in the west; Changtse Peak (7,543 meters) where 3 km in the north. So in this area formed a group of peaks, forms of a spectacular scene.
  • Can I travel to Mt. Kailash in winter?
    You can travel in Tibet all around the year, but it is also depending on different areas. Due to the high altitude and located in a remote area, no tourist would come over as heavy snow has sealed the mountain pass.
  • What do I have to take when I go hiking in Mt. Kailash?
    For the first time, please arrange your itinerary according to your physical strength, and make adequate preparation in advance. It can be completed in 2-3 days. According to our years of experience, we remind tourists to bring backpacks, alpenstock, knee pads, snow cover, charge pants, down jacket, quick-dry underwear, thick socks, hiking shoes or hiking shoes, anti-high anti-drug, gastrointestinal drugs, etc.
  • Where are the places that photography are prohibited in Tibet?
    (1)Temples. Tibetans believe in Buddhism, and there are many temples everywhere, such as the Potala Palace and the Jokhang Temple. When you visit the temples, you need keep quiet and do not take pictures inside the halls.

    (2)Border checkpoints. Given its geographical location, there are not only strict regulations for foreigners travelling to Tibet, but also the rules for Chinese people to apply for border permit to certain places. Do not take pictures there at the border checkpoints.

    (3)The Tibetan pilgrims to Lhasa. On the way to Lhasa or Jokhang Temple, there are many pilgrims who make their pilgrimage by continuously prostrating themselves on the ground. This is a very unique scene in Lhasa. If you want to take pictures of them, you’d better ask them first. If they are not willing to be shot, then just leave them alone.

    (4) Animals such as yak and Tibetan Mastiff. The yak in Tibet is also a very unique scene on the Sichuan-Tibet Route. But you must notice that whether the yak has its owner, especially those with careful decorations.

    Travel makes people feel happy, especially in such a beautiful place in Tibet. You’d better abide by these regulations and respect the local customs. Only in this way, you can have a nice journey that haunts you for a long time.

  • What are the characteristics of Tibetan costumes?
    In the Tibetan area, it can be said that “there are different customs only miles away from each other”. There are different costume styles in different areas. Tibetan clothing is vary from one district to another. Traditionally, Tibetan clothing consists of a robe and shirt. The Tibetan robe worn by men is broad and is normally fastened under the right arm, while the women’ s clothing are slightly narrower with or without sleeves. The robes often fastened with two cloth belts. The shirts are also fastened on the right. Men typically wear white shirts with high collars, while women wear various colors with turndown collars.
  • Can a Tibetan Group Visa not be applied in Kathmandu?
    Up to now, the Tibetan Group Visa can only be applied in Kathmandu. It is necessary to hand over the original passport to the Chinese Embassy in Nepal. Therefore, if foreign tourists enter Tibet from Kathmandu, they must reserve enough time in Kathmandu.
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