"Destination of the Travellers"

Tibet Tour

A land of mystery, adventure and spirituality; a home of legends, awesome landscapes, artistic monasteries and Tibet Mapcenturies-old caravan trails, Tibet is a destination out of the ordinary, long closed to the outside world...

We offer many different types of tours to Tibet, with a range of hotels to suit range of tourists. What's more, as we understand that a visit to this special country is a highly personal experience, we can also arrange a tour to meet your specific needs.

 

Tibet remains one of the most interesting, remote and undeveloped parts of the world, situated at an average elevation of 5000 m (16,000ft) above sea level. Its facilities for tourists are only now approaching a reasonable standard. A trip to Tibet is not for the faint hearted; the traveling can be hard, adventurous and often unpredictable. Due to Tibet's high altitude travelers with a history of heart, lung or anemia problems should consult a doctor before even thinking about a visit. Visitors should also understand before taking this trip that Tibet was only opened to tourism 19 years ago. The infrastructure of the tourist industry is still very basic in this remote country. Please do not expect the standards you are accustomed to in the West. However, every effort will be made under the circumstance to ensure a smooth and pleasant trip.

Visa and Documentation
You must be in possession of a valid passport. We obtain your visa for Tibet, and will require the following information when making your reservation: full name, date of expiry, and place of issue, nationality, date of birth, sex and occupation. Two passport size photographs are also required. Additionally you must allow three full working days in Kathmandu for the visa to be fiscally stamped in your passport. A 30-day visa for Nepal can be obtained from all Nepalese Embassies abroad or upon your arrival in Kathmandu airport in US$ 26.00.
 

Extra cost of Airfare ( Economy class / Subject to change) :-
USD 775.00 Per person for KTM / LXA / KTM round-trip.
USD 406.00 Per person for KTM / LXA one-way
USD 395. 00.Per person for LXA / KTM one-way.


Chinese visa fee (In US$ /subject to change and to be paid directly in Kathmandu) :

Nationality    Normal Fee     Urgent Fee     Top Urgent Fee

USA                  142.00           164.00              199.00
Other Countries  58.00            80.00                114.00
    

Currency
RENMBI, the people's money used by millions of Chinese everyday, circulates in notes of 1,2,5,10 and 50, 100 Yuan, 1,2 and 5 Jiao; there are also coins for 1,2 and 5 fen. With the Chinese currency Renmbi, one Yuan is divided into 10 Jiao, into10 fen (US$ 1= 8 Yuan)


Customs
There is no prohibition on still and video cameras and tape recorders as long as they're registered with a customs official; printed matters considered unsuitable by the Chinese government are prohibited. Customs regulations forbid the export of art objects created prior to 1959 or souvenirs in amounts demed to be excessive.

Clothing Accessories
From Oct - March warm clothes are required to flight the frosty cold. From April - September light clothes are necessary in order to protect you from the scorching heat. However a jacket and a sweater are advised throughout the year as the weather may unexpectedly change at any time. The recommended items are: A first aid kit, toilet and tissue papers flashlight, sleeping bag, comfortable walking shoes, dust masks, utility knife, sun hat, sun glasses, suntan lotion, and a limited number of clothes.


Food & Drink/ Business hour

Tibet has only a handful of towers and Tibetan cuisine is not exactly the most varied in the world. It is handy to carry, anything that can be brewed with hot, water instant coffee, drinking chocolate, tea (bags) soup cubes, powered milk, other food items worth considering are instant noodles, vegemite, nuts and raisins, chocolate, dry foods and biscuits/cookies. Government offices are usually closed on SATURDAY and SUNDAY.

Air Ticket Reconfirmation

Your guide will reconfirm the air ticket upon payment of RMB 30, which is reconfirmation fee charged by China Airlines.

Cancellation Policy

A cancellation charge of 50% for reconfirmed booking up to 7days before departure to Tibet will be charged after which no refund will be entertained. Further under no circumstance will there be a refund on no show ups and delay in arrival.

Health/Altitude Problem

Traveling in Tibet involves high altitude and can be strenuous. Clients with heart and lung problems or blood diseases should consult their doctor before booking the trip. Very rare cases of altitude sickness have been reported. Simple headache, fever, loss of appetite and stomach disorders can happen before the acclimatization. Advised, drink approx. 3 liter of water per day, do not strain yourself, move slowly, breathe deeply and take regular rests please do not smoke & do not drink alcohol.

Accessories

We recommend you to bring the following items to make your journey more comfortable Personal first aid kit, water purification tablets, toilet kit with toilet paper, flashlight with extra batteries, sunglasses, water bottle, note book, pens, pencils, camera and film and extra batteries for electronic Cameras, binoculars, Duffel bag, rain gear, strong footwear, pocket knife, sewing kits, compass, altimeter, drinking cup, towel, plastic bags, dust mask, strong sun cream, chapstic, and money belt.

Insurance

We recommend you to insure yourself against sickness, emergency rescue, accident, Hospitalization, cancellation etc., as we accept no responsibility or expenses which may arise from mishaps to persons or their belongings during these tours.

Altitude Sickness
The Tibetan Plateau lies over 12000 feet, most people will experience some of the minor symptoms and discomfort of altitude sickness, until their body adjusts to the elevation. This can take from a few hours to couple of days, depending on the individual.

Note: We will be happy to provide package programs including Nepal with any of these Tibet packages on request.



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