How to Go to Tibet Detailed Guide

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Detailed travel guide for Tibet trip feel free when you are planning to go to Tibet. make sure you take travel tips from expert of Tibet tour.

Tibet the heart of the Indian travelers especially, Consider the land as the Texas for Asia. The journey from your hometown to Tibet could be both long and tiring. Tibet is called the ‘Roof of the World’. Tibet is the highest region on Earth, “extreme points of Earth” with an average elevation of 5,000 m (16,000 ft). The highest elevation in Tibet is Mount Everest, Earth’s highest mountain peak, rising 8,848 m (29,029 ft) above sea leve. The Geography of Tibet is on a humbling scale — dramatic snow-peaked mountains loom over vast plains, zigzagging and dubious highways on the way through high passes surrounding with colourful prayer flags and lakes stand in the shadow of centuries-old glaciers.

Indian trip lovers prefers most to visit Tibet once in a year not only because of the scenic beauty or the Tibetan charm. The cultural holy spots and pilgrimage places in Tibet are also extremely holy for the Indians and they respect the Tibetan kora regions equally. The special mention however goes to lake Manasarovar and Mount Kailash. Xach year thousands of international tourists in planning their ways to Tibet. Where travelers like to lose themselves in order to rediscover themselves! The land bejeweled with lamas, friendly Sherpas (Nepalese ethnic group) and high mountains touching the skies, can be reached by several ways from both India and Nepal.

Before you planning to travel to Tibet make sure take travel tips from expert of Tibet tour..

Flying to Tibet is the most efficient way to reach Tibet, situated on towering Qinghai-Tibet Plateau. Things would be much easier as you check the international flight online.

Visa Requirements

There are usually two types of Visas issued by the visa department of Tibet. Tibet Visa also known as Tibet Travel Permit for the ordinary tourists who are generally apply for travel visa, visiting most of regions of Tibet. These ordinary tourists get their visa of Tibet and make their tour like every other international tourist. These travelers need to show their passport and Chinese Visa to ultimately acquire the Tibet visa. Then send it to hotels in China before you heading to Lhasa, Tibet either by train or flights. .

Travel from Nepal to Tibet

While planning to visit Tibet via Nepal is the shortest route to enter Tibet, if you decide to enter Tibet from Nepal, a Group Tourist Visa and Tibet Visa are required. Usually Chinese embassy in Kathmandu issues these required group tourist visas. These visas can be issued either on spot through our Kathmandu-based office or Chinese embassy in Kathmandu Nepal. To visit Tibet from Nepal it is necessary to be a part of an organized tour planned by a recognized touring company/agency. Keep in mind it is to be noted, that this is a legal obligation with no exceptions for this rule. One must have made the following arrangements before leave to Tibet from Nepal: a permitted private vehicle, required travel documents with proper permits, a guide and a driver. It is not necessary to be in group travels one can also and easily be a solo traveler. But they must be a part of an organized tour for traveling Tibet.

From Mainland China, most tourists either fly or take the train to Tibet from Miland. There are direct flights to Lhasa from Chengdu, Xining, Lanzhou, Labrang (Xiahe), Beijing, Chongqing, Xi’an and Kunming. Most travelers prefer to fly to Lhasa from either Chengdu or Xining airport. In addition to Lhasa, you can also fly from Chengdu (Sichuan) to Nyingtri (Linzhi). The travel agency you will make your tour plan need to mail you the original permit to a hotel/hostel you will be staying at in Mainland China. For detailed information on to go from China to Tibet, read the following link: How to go from China to Tibet

The train to Lhasa began operating in July 2006. Trains originating in the city of Xining, Lanzhou, Chengdu, Chongqing, Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou. Most people taking the train while traveling Tibet do so from Xining. Xining is the official starting point of the Tibetan Railway and is the nearest major city to Lhasa. Xining, elevation 2300 meters/7500 feet, above sea level also allows travelers to better acclimatize to Tibet’s high elevation. In order to take the train to Lhasa, the travel agency you use will you email with a copy of your permit, which can be printed out to show officials.

More people should visit so Tibet gets the attention and support from the outside world it deserves. talking to locals and seeing things from ground level do you truly learn about what’s going on, and can therefore inform others about the state that Tibet is in.

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