We at Escape Nepal Holidays offers travel and tour to Tibet. Tibet is a neighboring country of Nepal and we have a cross border between. Thousands of people travel to Tibet every year through Nepal so, we hope, this information related to travel to Tibet would be useful to you.
Getting to Tibet
Tibet or especially the Lhasa is connected by Air transport from many places and of course from Nepal (Kathmandu) as well. Tibet is connected with overland from Nepal as well. It is easy to travel to Tibet from Nepal compare with traveling from other countries. All our Tibet travel and tours package are based on entry and exit from Kathmandu. We arrange an overland tour to Tibet – Lhasa and Tibet-Lhasa tour by flight from and to Kathmandu.
Tibet/China visa information
The China/Tibet visa information is subject to change every time and it depends on whether you join the trip in Kathmandu or China. If you are joining the trip in Kathmandu, you need a multiple entry visa for Nepal which can be obtained either from your nearest Nepalese Embassy/consulate or on arrival at Kathmandu airport.
For the Tibet, we organize a China/Tibet tourist visa for you once you book the Tibet tour with us and you need to send a color scan copy of your passport at least 20 days prior to the commencement of your trip, followed by your actual passport five days before the visa issuing days. If you are entering mainland China you have to obtain a Chinese visa from your home country.
The visa regulation in Tibet keeps changing please ask us for the latest up to date information about this matter.
Best Time to Travel Tibet
The Climate is not such a major consideration when you plan to travel to Tibet, being nicknamed the Land of snow there is a surprising lack of snow in Lhasa, it is quite cold during the winter months however it is still possible to travel to Lhasa and do some tours around.
Basically, the time of the spring from April till November is the best time to travel to Tibet and you can do only some city tours in winter in Tibet.