HOW TO TRAVEL TO TIBET
If traveling to Tibet is something that interests you, I can assure you that you won’t be disappointed. Tibet is a place that is rich in history and culture, with sights and traditions that are solely indicative of their country. It is a place that is truly unlike any other in the world. Beyond the spirituality of Shangri-La and the images of monks that are so often associated with Tibet, lies a land that is as beautiful as it is mysterious. In actuality, little is known about Tibet, including how to travel to Tibet and what you need to get started on planning your trip.
HOW TO VISIT TIBET
Booking through Tibet at KailashGuide.com can guarantee you the most authentic experience and best package possible. We are enthusiastic about sharing our culture with you and can answer any questions you may have. Whether you’re wondering how to get to Tibet or how to get a Tibet travel permit, we can help you through it all, start to finish. When planning any sort of trip in Tibet, local travel agencies like Kailash Guide Travels are your best bet.
We try to make things as simple as possible for you, but there are a few guidelines that must be followed before you can embark on your Trip to Tibet. Travel to Tibet requires a Tibet Entry Permit for all non Chinese passport holding travelers. In order to secure this permit, you must apply for this permit at least 20 days before the date of your departure. This permit is the key to traveling throughout the country, as you will not be permitted anywhere in the country without it. For more information on permits and how to obtain them, just mail us .
As the “Roof of the World” Tibet may seem almost impossible to reach, but it’s not. Even though you cannot enter as a backpacker, you still have other ways on how you can get to Tibet. No matter where you start, you must enter Tibet through either our neighbor, Nepal, or through one of the many mainland Chinese cities. Hundreds of flights and trains depart from these cities daily. We are always ready to help you.
Tibet Permit and Visa Information
China has two kinds of visa system for Tibet :
A) Group Visa for tour group
B) Individual Visa
People may travel to Mainland China and Tibet with either a group visa or with as individual visa .Group visa has all the participants enlisted in one group visa and must travel together , both while entry and exit . This is usually not practical if you are arriving with different flights .
Tibet permit for travel via in Mainland :
Tourists entering Tibet visa mainland cities should process your own individual China visa with chinese consulate in your resident country . Mention only those places in mainland China to be visited (exclude to mention Tibet). Once you have the Chinese visa on your passport then send us a copy and we will process your Tibet travel permits based on your itinerary. Tibet permit is handed to you upon arrival in Mainland china before traveling to Tibet ( TAR).
Visa for Travel via Nepal:
Those entering Tibet Autonomous Region via Nepal , a group visa from the Chinese Embassy in Kathamandu must be obtained through a travel agent. In order to process a group visa and travel permit , you will have to provide us your passport details in advance. And then we process the necessary permits and an approval letter is send to the Nepal Agency in Kathamandu. Upon your arrival in kathamandu .Nepal agency will help you to submit this approval letter with your original passport and additional forms to the Chinese Embassy in Kathamandu.
Currently the Chinese embassy in Kathamandu accepts visa application only on Monday ,Wednesday, and Friday from 09:30am until 11:00am . Regular visa processing takes 3 to 4 working days but with a payment for an emergency processing fee ,they can collect the visa on the same day.
Tibet Air flight
By plane travel to Tibet from Nepal Kathmandu and China is most fast way and convenience for you getting there , the Tibet airline is connection with the Nepal Kathmandu and China these cities currently ,below is the air flight schedule available for your option.
Noticed: Because the air flight times change every year, so for : flight time table is just for our client to reference
Arrival flight schedule
|Destination||Flight No||Price||Daily flight||Departure||Arrival||Remarkable|
|Chengdu-Nyingtri||CA4431||1380||2 3 4 67||0730||0915|
Departure flight schedule
|Destination||Flight No||Price||Daily flight||Departure||Arrival||Remark|
|Lh— Lhasa–Guangzhou||CZ3464||2500||1234567||1505||1945||Via Kunming|
|Lh L Lhasa-Kathmandu||CA407||2900||246||1040||1145|
Noticed: Because the air flight times change every year, so for :above flight time table is just for our client to reference
the internal airline as Lhasa to Ngari flight is operate from 2009. there are every week two
flights fly between Lhasa and Ngari. The flight time around 90minutes ,and the airfare is ￥2600p/p.
Lhasa to Ngari
Flight No :CA4117 departure 0950—arrival 1130 Monday and Friday
Ngari to Lhasa :
Flight No : CA4118 Departure 1220-arrival 1400 Monday and Friday
Since July-1st.2006 the Qinghai-Tibet railway began operations, for the tourist have one more traffic channel to access Tibet .and by train way travel to Tibet , You will get chance to experience the Qinghai-Tibet railway and enjoy the Qinghai-Tibet highland scenery by the train tour .
The following form is the railway operation schedule from china several cities to Tibet ,and from Tibet to china .if you consider by train to travel to Tibet you can reference below form to plan your Tibet tour .
For the detail information you can reference following schedule as we have recommend under.
The Qinghai –Tibet Train Schedule
Noticed: Unless the Beijing_Lhasa No Z21/Z22 train and Xining-Lhasa N9801/N9802 train have operate every day between both of cities, other train will departure the next day . According to the Qinghai-Tibet railway office regular , tickets for the Qinghai-Tibet railway train from China to Tibet, or from Tibet to China must be booked 10 days before departure date. Otherwise buying train tickets is not possible.
Of course we are happy to help you book your train journey, please contact us at www.kailashguide.com