Frequently Asked Questions about Tibet Nepal Tour
Travel to Tibet and Nepal in one tour is quite wise, you can find the difference and similarity between the two destinations both beneath the mighty Himalayas. However, many tourists have no idea how to travel, what should prepare, whether traveling at this high altitude is safe or not…Just take it easy! Here we will offer the detailed response to FAQs about Tibet Nepal Tour to help you!
What travel documents should I prepare for Tibet Nepal tour?
Actually, different travel routes of Tibet Nepal Tour will need different travel documents. In general, there are two routes. The first is to start your journey from Tibet or mainland China. Like that, you need to get Chinese Visa in your own country at first, then, find a local Tibetan Travel Agency, like us, to help you apply for Tibet Travel Permit, the entry permit for your Tibet tour. The second is to travel from Nepal to Tibet. The Tibet Travel Permit is also necessary in this occasion. But instead of a Chinese Visa, you only need to apply for a Chinese Group Visa in Nepal.
In addition, if you want to travel some restricted places in Tibet, such as Mount Kailash, Mount Everest, Lake Manasarovar…You still need to get the Aliens’ Travel Permit, Military Area Entry Permit, and Frontier Pass etc.
How to Get to Tibet from Nepal or Nepal from Tibet?
Well, if you enter Tibet from Nepal, driving from Kathmandu to Tibet via Gyirong Port is the best choice. Not only can you save money, but also appreciate the snow-covered mountains, vast alpine meadow, cute yaks, hospitable locals, and historical scenic spots and so on. Of course, if you don’t have enough time by overland, taking an international flight to Lhasa from Kathmandu is also available.
And if starting the journey from Tibet or mainland China, you can take a flight to Xining, Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Chengdu, Chongqing, and Lanzhou, then, taking a direct train to Lhasa via the Qinghai-Tibet Railway. Besides, you can also fly to Lhasa directly. To be honest, we highly recommend you take a train to Tibet if time permits, owing to the enchanting scenery along the way. More importantly, taking the train can help you get acclimatized to the high altitude to lessen the risk of altitude sickness. Then you will leave for Kathmandu via Gyirong Port by road or take a flight from Lhasa.
When Is the Best Time for Tibet Nepal Tour?
Normally, April to October is the best time to tour Tibet, March to April and October to November are the best time to travel Nepal, also are trekking seasons to Everest Base Camp. So the best seasons for Tibet Nepal Tour are from March to April and September to October. In fact, Tibet Nepal Tour can be done all year around. Summer is the peak season. It is difficult to book all kinds of tickets, hotels. The tourist cost will correspondingly increase. And for many rainy days from June to September, Mount Everest will be shrouded in mist. When traveling in winter, maybe the temperature is lower than that of other seasons, however, you will save a sum of money.