General information
A traveler should bear with him a passport with validity remaining no less than six months. Make sure that it has plenty of blank pages for visas, entry and reentry stamps and extensions. Besides, holding other ID's like student card or driving license will be an advantage. Loosing passport in Tibet is very bad, as you have to go to Beijing to get new one.

Visa- Travel Permit

Entering Tibet from Nepal

People travelling to Tibet from Nepal must be in group visa which can be issued for organized group tours of any no of participants. The group visa will be on a paper-format and not on your passport. We will require your passport details including your residence address and profession details along with confirmation of your trip at least two weeks prior to your trip date. For smooth processing, your original passport should be available in Kathmandu at least one week prior your trip date. There after emmergency charge comes into effect. Chinese embassy in Kathmandu accepts visa application on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays From 0930 am to 11 am only.

Entering Tibet from mainland China
People traveling to Tibet via mainland China also can travel to Tibet with individual visa on their passport but they must be bearing the Tibet Travel Permit. With prior arrangement, we can fax the travel permit to your address or you can collect the same from our branch offices in Chengdu or Xian or Beijing .


Tibet , China is a high desert plateau consisting of sparse grasslands and gravelly plains. Altitude sickness is the effect of the thin air at great heights. Travellers to Tibet may suffer some discomfort like breathlessness and headaches before becoming acclimatized. Many hotels keep bottled oxygen.

Access: Air China operates direct flights between Kathmandu and Lhasa (one hour). The trans-Himalayan overland journey retraces the old mule caravan route (962 km, three to six days). Lhasa is also connected to Beijing , Xian, Chengdu and Chongqing by air.

Season: March through October is the best time to visit. Layered clothing is recommended as day and night-time temperatures vary greatly. Down jackets are required from October to March (there is snow). The rainy season is June-September. The average temperature in Lhasa ranges from -1.60C (January) to 160C (July).

Adventure: Trekking, mountaineering and mountain biking.

Accommodation: There are modern hotels and restaurants in Lhasa , Shigatse, Gyantse and Tsetang. Basic facilities at other places.

Place Of Interest
For centuries, it has fascinated mankind. It was hardly accessible to the outside world and has been always a challenge to human beings. Tibet , a "forbidden land" not only by man but also by nature, attracted many explorers, scholars, and pilgrims and adventure lovers, all in pursuit of "Real Shangri La". It is not only the geographical and natural enchants but also a long historical culture and religion that appeal the foreigners to visit Tibet at least once in a lifetime.......More>>>>