What Kind of Travel Document Do I Need for China Tibet Tours?
Firstly, in addition to your passport, Chinese Visa is required when you enter China. You can apply for the Chinese Visa in Chinese Embassy based in your country. Secondly, for visiting Tibet, you need an entry permit called Tibet Travel Permit which is only applied in Tibet by a local Tibetan travel agency, like us. This permit will be checked when you take the train or flight to Tibet, so if you don’t get Tibet travel permit, you have no right to visit Tibet.
Besides applying for Chinese Visa and Tibet Travel Permit, visiting some unopened places in Tibet, such as Everest Base Camp, Mount Kailash, some places in Nyingchi and so on, still needs other travel permits, including Aliens’ Travel Permit, Military Area Entry Permit, and Frontier Pass. But you don’t worry about travel documents. You just need to let us know your travel time, destinations, duration, the number of people, etc. We will prepare well for you.
When Is the Best Time to Start China Tibet Tour?
In fact, China can be visited all year round. For temperature zone in China are various, you can visit different places according to the different weather. As for Tibet, the best time is from April to October. If you visit Tibet and China in peak season, from May to August, you may spend plenty of time waiting, and the cost will also higher. What’s more, the peak season is also a rainy season, if it rains, you may not appreciate the scenery. At the same time, if visiting mountain regions, like Mount Everest, you may not view the summit for the mist.
Relatively speaking, visiting Tibet in winter, the low season, you can save money and time. Certainly, making the reservation is also much easier than that of in peak season. More importantly, there are many important festivals that will be celebrated, such as Shoton Festival and Losar Festival. You can have an opportunity to explore Tibetan Culture.
How to get to Tibet from Mainland China?
All right, entering Tibet from Mainland China, you can choose to take the flight, the train or the car. If flying to Tibet, you can take the direct flight to Tibet from Beijing, Shanghai, Chengdu, Shangri-la, Kunming, Guangzhou, Chongqing, Xian, or Xining. However, if you want to acclimatize gradually at this high altitude and view the enchanting scenery on the way, taking the Tibet train to Tibet from Beijing, Shanghai, Xining, Chengdu, Chongqing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, or Lanzhou is the best option. If time is enough, you want to have an in-depth China Tibet tour. You can drive to Tibet from Yunnan, Chengdu, Xinjiang…