Tibet Tours- Tour Of A Lifetime
Lhasa is the main city of Tibet which has been remained important since the historic medieval time. The culture, cusumes, lifestyles and languages has not changed since the times of Genghis Khan. It is here where the true history and culture of Mongolians and Genghis Khan can be unfolded. Dalai Lama used to remain on the top hierarchy among all the feudal lords and they all used to gather in Lhasa for the celebration of Dalai Lama's birthday. People from Mongolia, China and other parts of the world used to gather for the big celebration.
A traveler should bear with him a passport with validity remaining no less than six months. Make sure that it has plenty of blank pages for visas, entry and reentry stamps and extensions. Besides, holding other ID's like student card or driving license will be an advantage. Loosing passport in Tibet is very bad, as you have to go to Beijing to get new one.
Travelers to Tibet requires to obtain special Group Visa/Permit. The visa processing is initiated only after you book a trip with a qualified travel agency. Original passport has to be submitted along with the Visa Application Letter ( Invitation Letter) of Tibetan Tourism Authority to the Chinese Embassy in Nepal . We are eligible to process your visa/permit and can fax you the Visa Application Letter ( Invitation Letter) if you wish to apply the visa abroad. Normally, Chinese embassy of Kathmandu works on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays between 09 30 am to 11 am. The regular visa fee is (USD45.00 for other nationality & USD60.00 for American Nationality).
Most importantly, all travelers traveling in TIBET are kindly requestd to bear in mind that TIBET being extremely remote and isolated by the most formidable Himalyan ranges, remains still one of the most captivating but least developed parts in the world . With its very short history of tourism (Just about 8 years), the facilities for tourists although being upgraded are still at basic and limited scale. So the visitors are requested not to have high expectation in terms of facilities in Tibet . However, we will always put all our efforts to make your journey as pleasant as possible.