Frequently Asked Questions about China Tibet Nepal Bhutan tour
When is the best time to visit China, Tibet, Nepal and Bhutan together?
Taking the climate of these places into consideration, the best time to visit China, Tibet, Nepal and Bhutan together is spring (April to early June) and autumn (Sept. to early Nov.). During this time, you can enjoy the mild temperature and sunny weather, and clearly appreciate the stunning view of the Himalayas. Besides, the weather in spring and autumn is also suitable for trekking, cycling and all kinds of outdoor sports.
How many days are required to tour China Tibet Nepal and Bhutan together?
How many days are required to tour China, Tibet, Nepal and Bhutan together depends on where you want to go and what you want to see whilst traveling. Besides, you also need to consider other things, such as your budget and the time of year in which you want to travel.
In general, if you are planning a shorter tour of the four destinations, then around 15 days is enough, to give you the basics of the four locations. However, if you want to get a little more in-depth, then you need to be thinking of a tour that encompasses between 17 and 25 days, or more if you want to explore further afield.
What travel documents are required to obtain for China Tibet Nepal Bhutan Tour?
Each of the four places requires different travel documents. Before you go to China, you need to obtain Chinese Visa at first, in addition to your passport. The Chinese Visa can be obtained from Any authorized Chinese Embassy in your home country or the third country. You can apply for it by yourself or via the travel agency.
Expect for Chinese Visa, you have to apply for Tibet Travel Permit in advance when traveling to Tibet. Tibet Travel Permit, also called Tibet Visa, which has to be applied through an authorized local Tibet travel agency. It will be checked when you take the train or flight to Tibet. Besides, if you plan to visit “unopened areas” or military sensitive areas in Tibet, such as Mount Everest, Shigatse, Ngari, Nyingchi, etc., you also need to apply for Alien’s Travel Permit, Foreign affairs permit, and Military Area Entry Permit.
For Nepal, the travel documents required are simple. Nepal Visa is an official document issued by immigration authority. You can get your Nepal Visa ahead in your home country, or on arrival in airport. But, if you choose to travel from Nepal to Tibet, you also need to apply for Chinese Group Visa, is a single-entry tourist visa issued by the Chinese Embassy in Kathmandu. It is a special Group Visa for foreign travelers who enter Tibet via Nepal. It can be applied only through local Tibet travel agency and the validity of it is usually no more than 30 days.
Touring Bhutan, you are required to book your Bhutan trip with a tour operator and apply for the Bhutan Visa beforehand, just like traveling in Tibet. It is an official single-entry visa.
This may seem complicated, but you don’t worry about it. Because we will offer one-stop service for applying for travel documents, as long as you book China Tibet Nepal and Bhutan tour packages through us.
How to avoid altitude sickness when touring Tibet?
Compared to other three destinations, Tibet stands differently in terms of its high altitude. So, many tourists will wonder how to avoid altitude sickness when touring Tibet?
At first, having a thorough medical checkup before the tour. You’d better consult your doctor for advice on medicines that help to relieve the symptoms of altitude sickness. And you can also formulate a sensible itinerary for your Tibet trip. It is advisable that starting your Tibet trip from relatively low altitude to adapt to the altitude gradually. When traveling at altitudes above 2,500-3,000 meters, it is recommended to ascend no more than 500 meters per day.
Besides, when you arrive in Tibet, you’d better stay in Lhasa for a few days to offer you much time to adapt to high altitude. And you’d better not take shower for the first two days in case you catch a cold. keeping warm is also important for you to avoid getting cold in Tibet tour. Catching cold will make you easy to get high altitude sickness.
In addition, strenuous exercises should be avoided, such as running and jumping. Meanwhile, having a good rest can also help you avoid altitude sickness. And you’d better drink plenty of water to keep your body well hydrated.