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.

tibet travel permits
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Payment

No, we do not charge any extra fees or fuel surcharges. The listed price is the price you pay. Including tax.

We understand that you may not have a printer handy when you’re traveling so it is not necessary to have a printed copy. However, we require that you show ID matching your reservation and also the Order # that is immediately emailed to you after you make your reservation.

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

Preparation

Wear whatever is comfortable. It is recommended to have a sturdy pair of broken-in trail shoes, boots, or sneakers. 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…, you are welcome to contact us.

Tibet Treks are camping based where you are fully supported and accommodated in tents. A supporting crew including guide, cook, and local Tibetan supporting member of cook assistant, packing animal managing, whom will work together to provide you with sleeping tent and all meals. You may need to come with your own sleeping bags and mattresses. Or Contact Us for checking detail of what to bring, what not to;

Tibetan Trekking will have on hand almost all of the things you will need on your trek. We provide you with extensive advice on the equipment to take with you and what to expect. There will be generally a couple of nights where you will spend on the mountains, and you may also experience the local Tibetan songs and dances, when porters and the crew are in the mood.

For more info about Tibet Trek Grade, please view this page for detail

Reservation

You must contact us 10 days ahead of your scheduled tour for a full refund. Within 10 days you will assess a 20% of your tour cost as termination fee. There are no refunds for cancellations within 24 hours of your tour, or if you decide not to show up.

Yes. Reservations are required for guaranteed spots on all tours. Reservations help us 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.

For a regualr trip in central Tibet, a minimum of 30 days ahead of your planned departure is needed to determine if there will be a group departure that you can joinin, and also for applying your Tibet travel permit

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 20 days ahead of your planned departure is needed to determine if there will be a group departure that you can joinin,

The above receommended time is just sugegstion, However, we strongly recommened to make booking as early as possible when travel in high-season. It shall help to block the necessary supply, such like hotel, vehicle, guides;

Weather

We do 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.