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Looking for an in-depth exploration of Nepal and Tibet? Why not experience the best of both destinations? You can spend 4-9 days exploring Kathmandu, Pokhara, Nagarkot, and Chitwan in Nepal, and then spend another 4-8 days visiting the highlights of Tibet, including Lhasa, Yamdrok Lake, Mount Everest, Shigatse, Namtso Lake and more. Combining Tibet and Nepal together will make your trip truly unforgettable.
You can travel from Lhasa to Kathmandu by overland or by flight. Select the following 3 Lhasa to Kathmandu tour packages ranging from 7 to 13 days to explore Tibet first and then enjoy your trip in Kathmandu. Best prices are guaranteed!
It is a popular choice to enter Tibet from Kathmandu, Nepal. Travelers can have an immersive cultural experience in Kathmandu by exploring “the City of Temples” and then reach Tibet by overland or by flight. Choose one of the 3 best tours from Kathmandu to Lhasa for a memorable experience.
Take an unforgettable journey through China, Tibet, and Nepal. Explore iconic Chinese cities like Beijing, Shanghai, Chengdu, and Xian before visit Tibet. Exit through the Gyirong Border to Nepal, or start your journey in Nepal and make your way to Tibet and cover highlights of China. Customize your tour at the best prices!
Professional & Knowledgeable Nepal/Tibet Local Guides
Flexibility & Comfortable Pace on Your Own
Well-selected Hotels/Guesthouses in Every Destination
Authentic Experiences & Various Activities
1. How to apply for the Tibet Travel Permits?+
In order to apply for a Tibet Travel Permit, you need to apply for a Chinese visa in the Chinese embassy or consulates in your country first. If you book a tour with us, we will send an invitation letter to you to help you apply for a Chinese visa.
Once you get a Chinese visa, please send the photocopies of the visa and your passport to us, and we will apply for the Tibet Travel Permit for you. Please note that international tourists must book a tour with a local travel agency in Tibet if they want to travel to Tibet.
After the permit is issued, we will send it to your hotel or the places you stay in China. You need to show the permit while boarding on a train or flight to Tibet. The government do not allow travel agencies to send the permit overseas.
2. How many days do you need to visit Tibet Everest Base Camp?+
For a classic exploration from Lhasa to Mount Everest Base Camp, it is highly recommended to take our 8 Days Lhasa - Yamdrok Lake - Shigatse - Mount Everest - Lhasa tour.
Besides, if you plan to trek to the base camp, you will need to allow at least a few days for acclimatization before starting the trek. The trekking can take 4-5 days, depending on your pace and the route you take.
If you plan to visit other attractions in Tibet, such as Lhasa, Yamdrok Lake, Shigatse, or Mount Kailash, you will need to allow additional time, which may take around 8 to 15 days. The number of days required to visit Tibet Mount Everest depends on the route you take and the activities you plan to do. Please remember, all the tours can be customized to suit your preferences and needs.
3. Should I worry about altitude sickness when travelling in Tibet?+
The average elevation of the region is over 4,000 meters and altitude sickness is a common concern for travelers visiting Tibet. Not everybody will suffer from altitude sickness when traveling in Tibet and most visitors will be in good condition when they arrive.
The symptoms of altitude sickness can include headache, nausea, dizziness, and shortness of breath. It is important to allow time to acclimate to the high altitude and to take precautions to prevent altitude sickness. Travelers should drink plenty of water, avoid alcohol and caffeine, and eat light meals that are high in carbohydrates. It is also recommended to take it easy for the first few days, avoiding strenuous activities and allowing time to adjust to the new altitude when arrive in Lhasa. Some travelers may also benefit from taking medication to prevent or treat altitude sickness.
If symptoms of altitude sickness persist or worsen, it is important to seek medical attention immediately. Many hotels and travel agencies in Tibet have oxygen supplies on hand to help alleviate the symptoms of altitude sickness. It is important to consult with a doctor before traveling to Tibet, especially if you have a history of heart or lung problems, high blood pressure, or other medical conditions that may be affected by high altitude.
4. What is Tibet Travel Permit+
5. Is Nepal Tibet border open?+
Yes. The Gyirong Border between Nepal and Tibet is currently open for travelers in 2023, and it's possible to enter Tibet from Nepal without a Chinese visa. Instead, travelers will be issued a Chinese Group Visa from the Chinese Embassy in Nepal. To obtain this visa, it's necessary to book your travels through a certified tour operator in Tibet.
6. How can I get Tibet visa from Nepal?+
To enter Tibet from Nepal, all travelers must obtain a China Group Tourist Visa through the Embassy of the People's Republic of China in Kathmandu. Additionally, foreign travelers must obtain a Tibet Travel Permit to visit Tibet. These permits are mandatory for all foreign travelers and must be obtained before entering Tibet.
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