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How to Travel to Tibet with Ultimate Travel Advices

Getting ready to prepare for your long-awaited Tibet tour?! Yet still have a vague idea of how, when and where to travel to Tibet, etc. Just take it easy. With over 10-year Tibet tour organizing experience, Tibet Vista’s travel gurus handpick all the frequently asked questions, concerning all the aspects of Tibet tour, helping you map out a Tibet tour that fits you best.

Plan your Tibet Travel from Scratch and Prepare from the Following 8 Aspects:

  • Tibet Maps
  • Visa & Travel Documents
  • Best time to Visit Tibet
  • How to Get to Tibet
  • How to Plan a Everest Base Camp Tour
  • How to Keep Healthy in Tibet
  • Trekking in Tibet
  • Tour Tibet during its Traditional Festivals

Situated at the north side of imposing Himalayan Range, Tibet covers a total of 1, 22 million square km, and its abundant tourism resources ranging from Buddhist monasteries, majestic mountains and heavenly alpine lake, diverse wildlife, etc. are scattered in 7 regions.

By studying easy-to-use Tibet maps, you will have a clear idea where the must-see attractions are located, which means of transportations and travel routes suit you most, and where to dine and stay in a particular prefecture of Tibet, etc.

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Unlikely other provinces in mainland China, Tibet Autonomous Region is a holy realm with unique region and subtle political and cultural history. In addition to Chinese Visa, international tourists have to get Tibet Visa (also known as Tibet Travel Permit) to enter Tibet.

Meanwhile, overseas tourists can only travel in Tibet with the company of a professional tour guide. In some special areas like Everest Base Camp, Mt. Kailash and bome,etc. tourists need to have Tibet Visa and Alien’s Permit and Military Entry Permit. Tibet Vista can help tourists get all the needy travel documents and check the easy steps to acquiring these necessary travel documents.

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Known as the roof of the world, Tibet’s stunning scenery and its notoriously alpine climate have enjoyed both praise and abuse. Generally speaking, travelling to Tibet in 4 seasons, you will see different beauties in Tibet, with varied flora and fauna and diverse cultural events in different regions.

However, different strokes for different folks, some come to Tibet for mountaineering in Everest region; some visit Tibet for cycling or trekking; while others come for pilgrimage or grand religious events, etc. Therefore, for people who travel to Tibet with a particular purpose, the best time actual varies. Find out the best time to Tibet that works best for you.

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In fact, there are three ways to travel to Tibet, i.e. by flight (international and domestic flights), by Qinghai-Tibet Railway (such as Beijing-Lhasa train, Shanghai-Lhasa train, Chengdu-Lhasa, Xining-Lhasa train, etc.) and by road.

Each means has its merits and demerits. Flying to Tibet is the most efficient way. Yet, it costs more and the abrupt altitude change, to most people, may trigger mild symptoms of altitude sickness, such as headache, shortness of breath, fatigue, etc.

While taking Qinghai-Tibet Railway from different provinces of mainland China so far is the best way to travel to Tibet. And you can enjoy the brilliant alpine scenery from Golmud station to Lhasa in the world’s highest railway.

For tourists who would enter Tibet from neighboring country Nepal, taking flight from Kathmandu to Lhasa or use tour bus via Gyirong port to Lhasa are two viable ways. In addition, during peak travel season in summer or winter time, using both flight and railway are a flexible alternative.

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Unequivocally, Everest Base Camp Tour has been the most popular Tibet tour package of all time. The sublime mountains in Himalayas, and heavenly alpine lakes and grand religious sites, etc. account for the popularity of this travel route.

Travelling to Mt. Everest in winter is not that dreadful as many expect. This article clarify many, Travelling to Mt. Everest in winter is not that dreadful as many expect.

The following travel tips will help you understand Mt. Everest and equip you with all the necessary tour information of Everest Base Camp, such as weather, accommodation, travel documents, tour highlights, trekking to EBC, etc.

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Travelling in Tibet, the biggest challenge to tourists would be the acclimatization to high altitude. Normally, the newcomers to Lhasa (3658m) will respond to altitude change and have mild shortness of breath, and fast heart beat and fatigue, etc. There is no need to panic and such symptoms will go away within 2 days after your arrival in Tibet.

The safety of tour has always been the most important objectives for Tibet Vista. Our well-trained tour guide will closely follow each tourist’s health throughout your stay in Tibet. Learn the following handy tips before heading toward Tibet.

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What truly distinguishes trekking in Tibet from elsewhere are the pervasive Tibetan Buddhist ambience, second-to-none alpine scenery and exotic local customs. The varied topography makes Tibet a perfect place for global trekking and outdoor enthusiasts.

Find out the top 10 trekking routes in Tibet, and trekking gears and best trekking time, and other trekking advice.

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If you come to Tibet particularly for experiencing its unique culture and customs, then no better time can you find than travelling to Tibet during its traditional festivals. You can get involved in rarely-seen grand celebration and enjoy the peculiar yet extremely tasty dishes and capture awful lots of precious images of true Tibet and Tibetans’ harmonious life.

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