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Tibet is often called "roof of the world". As the title implies, it is located at the highest elevation with its impressive natural beauty. This remarkably fine tourist destination that is surrounded by grand mountains, century old caravan trails cross the mysterious landscape through hidden valleys to exotic cities all inhabited by the Tibetan Buddhists. This is the land of the ancient Buddhist culture - its arts & monasteries. Tibet is the perfect destination for traveling that offers a spiritual journey highlighting one's lifetime. Besides, Tibet is the fulfilling experience for the adventure seekers which offer you ample opportunity to explore the Himalayas giving you ultimate thrill of climbing, trekking and other adventurous activities.

Tibet at a Glance

Tibet is rightly located at the centre of Asia with a population of some 6 million people. This ancient trading centre having an average altitude of 13,000 feet above sea level compasses an area of 2.5 million square kilometers. The earth's highest mountains, a vast arid plateau and great river valleys have associated Tibet to be the most sought tourist destination amongst the world. One who visited will be rewarding with its enriched culture and impressive natural beauty as a bonus.

Tibet Lhasa Tour Fly in & Fly out 3 Nights / 4 Days -Departure Every Tuesday & Saturday

Tibet Lhasa Tour Drive in & Fly out 7 Nights / 8Days - Departure Every Saturday

Simikot Mount Kailash & Lhasa Tour 24 Nights / 25 Days - Departure Every

Tibet Lhasa Everest Base Camp Tour 9 Nights / 10 Days

Tibet VISA & TRAVEL PERMIT:

There are two kinds of permits for traveling in Tibet: the entry permit (TTB permit) and the Alien's travel permit (PSB permit). You can get them easily from Angel Tours and Travel.

TTB Permit - Tibet Entry Permit

When you fly from any city to Lhasa you will need to show this permit when you check in at the airport and to get the Tibet visa you need this permit. Furthermore, whenever you buy a flight to Lhasa you need to show this permit. TTB permits are also needed by groups traveling by Land Cruiser but this will be arranged by the Angel travel agency organizing the trip.

PSB Permit - Alien's Travel Permit

If you want to go further to the "unopened" areas, you need an Alien's travel permit issued by PSB of Tibet. It is called "Alien's Travel Permit" or "PSB permit". Here is a picture of PSB permit :

How to get the travel permits?

You are requested to submit us your passport copy with following information at least 20 days before trip departure for visa procedure. At least 5 days before tour commencement, original passports must reach to our office in Kathmandu.

  1. Name in full (as in passport)
  2. Sex
  3. Nationality
  4. Passport Number
  5. Date of birth
  6. Occupation
  7. MRP Front Face Picture - 2 Copies

TEMPERATURE & CLOTHING

Tibet will have it's average temperature between 5-20 degree Celsius in the month of April through October. During trekking season, the night temperature in the mountain often falls below freezing. Therefore, you are required to have adequate warm clothes to save from extreme cold. Further, it will be better to dress in layers that can be easily put on & off as required. It is often advisable to carry raincoat because snow or rain can also occur sometimes.

CLOTHING & ACCESSORIES RECOMMENDED

  • Thermal underwear, woolen or silk long sleeve tops & bottoms
  • Woolen shirts, pullover, pants, socks, hat, gloves & scarves
  • Down jacket or wind breaker
  • Good walking boots or shoes
  • Sun hat, sun glass, suntan lotion, torch light, pen knife
  • Medicine for common colds, headache, diarrhea & diamox against altitude sickness.

HEALTH

It is necessary to be physically fit & healthy for the participate on Tibet tour. Even if, there is no particular age limit guideline, child below 8 years or elderly people exceeding 70 years or more are not advisable to take participation. Doctor's medical certificate is essential for trip participation. Further more, those who are sufferer of high blood pressure, heart problem or diabetic are not recommending for tour.

INSURANCE

It is most advisable all clients to have full insurance against medical and person accident risk, natural calamities, political instability, etc.

Tibet Visa Cost

  • Normal Fee US $ 95.00 Per Person
  • Urgent Visa Fee US $ 90.00
  • Service Charge for Travel Permit and Visa - $ 30