Payment

Yes, you can

By default, the first listed payment-method is by Credit Card; Currently, accepted credit cards are

  • Visa card
  • American Express
  • Mastercard
  • Discover card
  • JCB cards
  • Diners Club International

If your card may not be one of above listed, you are welcome to use PayPal to make the payment, or you may use direct bank transfer to make the payment. In this case, please contact us directly, we shall send you our company’s bank detail and assisting you to make the bank remittance

Single supplement is a charge paid by a visitor whom takes a room occupied alone.

Most hotel rooms are priced for double occupancy, when only one visitor occupies a full room during a trip, then a supplement of other half of the room will be applied; The large size (king-size) room is a variant of the standard room. Although it is one bed, the price of such room is generally the same or even higher than the standard room, so the room rate is at least same as two beds room. If a person uses a large size bed room, there is also a single supplement,

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

Preparation

No, tourists cannot apply for Tibet Travel Permit by themselves. Tibet Travel Permit has to be applied by one tour operator based in Tibet.

Firts of all, you will need to contact your travel agency to finalize a Tibet tour; and then you will need to provide your colored passport copy, which is with minimum validity of 6 month.

Once the agreement you’ll have signed with your selected travel agency, the process of applications of Tibet Travel Permit will be activated by your travel agency

The time to apply for Tibet Travel Permit is vary when the region you will visit is different.

Usually, a regular sightseeing trip to the central Tibet may take 8 working days a little longer; however, a kailash cora trek may need more than 15 working days for Tibet Travel Permit

suggestion: if your trip to Tibet is about 5 – 10 days long and just visiting the region in the central Tibet, you may need to confirm your tours 20 days before your arrival

To receive Tibet Travel Permit, there are few ways to do ;

-1, if you travel to Tibet from any city in China by flight, then you need an actual address like your hotel, and then we will send the Tibet Travel Permit by one regular carrier, such like EMS or Shunfeng

-2, if you travel to Tibet from any city in China by train, then we can send you a scan copy of your Tibet Travel Permit, and you can print it out and carry it with you on your trip to Lhasa

-3, If you travel to Tibet from Nepal, Kathmandu; then you need a nepal agent to do this paper work for you,; please provide your agent contact detail, we will be in touch with them to arrange all

You need to carry Tibet Travel Permit when you arrive in Tibet. Once you arrive in Tibet, you will meed you guide in airport or train station, and then you need hand over your Tibet Travel Permit to your guide, whom will carry it in the entire trip.

Tips:
When go to Tibet by plane, you will need to carry orignal copy of Tibet Travel Permit;
When go to Tibet by train, it is ok for you just to carry photo copy of Tibet Travel Permit;

A travel guide is reuqired when you make a trip in Tibet. You cannot travel in Tibet without a tour guide. However, you can travel without a guide when you make a trip to the east Tibet of Kham and Amdo

Yes, you can travel without a guide in Kham.

Kham is one part of the east Tibet traditionally. Nowadays, it mostly refers to the western sichuan province, the Kanze (Garze) Tibetan autonomous prefecture. In addition, Shangri La city and Deqin in the northeast of Yunnan province, and Aba Tibetan & Qiang people autonomous prefecture are all included in the “Old” Kham

Yes, you can travel without a guide in Amdo.

Amdo is one part of the east Tibet traditionally. Nowadays, it mostly refers to Qinhai province. In addition, the south of Gansu province, currently Xiahe county, which Labrang monastery is located in, are all included in the “Old” Kham

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.

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

Tibet Trek is usually a 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;

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

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 trip departure is recommended.

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;

Travel 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.

For more detail, please visit this page

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