Documents

There is no any type of “Visa” called “Tibet Visa”. The travel document is called: Tibet Travel Permit. It is a doucment that you must have for a trip onto Tibet. Here, “Tibet” Geographically means the central Tibet, which is also called “Tibet Autonomous Region”.

For a trip onto the east Tibetan plateau of “Kham” and “Amdo”, there is no requirement on having a Tibet travel permit, but just a registration at local authority.

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Payment

Please look through the section of “What price include” & “What price exclude”

You do not need to print the receipt to show to your guide, once your tour is confirmed, we will forward all detail to our guide, whom will come to pick you up at the airport or train station

The travel cost on a private tour is vary. It is determined by the size of the group, travel destination, travel duration, for example, a 5 days private tour of Lhasa is much cheaper than a 5 days tour of Lhasa, Gyantse, and Shigatse;

Please contact us to get the latest information on your desired trip.

Preparation

Tibet Treks are fully supported and accommodated in tents. A supporting crew including guide, cook, local Tibetan, and pack horse or Pack Yak. The supporting crew work together to provide you with sleeping tent and included meals. You may need to come with your own sleeping bags and mattresses, Or Contact Us for checking detail of what to bring;

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First of all, Wear whatever is comfortable.
It is recommended to have a sturdy pair of trail shoes, boots. It is preferable to dress in layers and wear clothing that will wick away perspiration and keep you dry and comfortable

Please check the tour that you have booked for what have included, and excluded. We do suggest you bring appropriate clothing to fit the season and a day pack to carry extra snacks and water.

If you may need further information about weather…, Please contact us.

Reservation

A 30 days prior to the departure of your scheduled tour for a full refund.

Within 15 days, cancellation charge is 20% of your tour cost

Within 10 days, cancellation charge is 50% of your tour cost

There is no refunds for a cancellation within 5 days to your departure

A Reservation is needed for guaranteed spots. It helps us to determine the number of guides we need to ensure that our groups remain manageable and enjoyable, and they allow us to notify you of changes to the tour due to weather or anything that could disturb the tours.

Usually, a 30 days prior to the tri departure is needed for booking, and permit applying

For a trip onto West Tibet, a minimum of 45 days ahead of your planned departure is needed

For trips to the east Tibet of Kham and Amdo, a minimum of 15 days ahead of your planned departure is needed

The above recommended time is just suggestion, However, we strongly recommend to make booking as early as possible. It shall help to block the necessary supply, such like hotel, vehicle, guides;

Weather

The weather forecast shall tell what the weather would be on the trek you enroll, We always try to find out the days that possibly be dry, however, it is true that we still sometimes hike in the rain, snow, wind and any other weather conditions that nature decides to throw at us. After all, we’re going on adventures!

If the weather is unsafe for any reason, the trip will be changed or postponed. You will be notified the week of your trip if there are changes due to weather, OR a on-going trip may be terminated due to bad weather