Pick up from and drop off at the hotel and the airport on a private tourist vehicle
Twin-share accommodation at two-star hotels in Lhasa, Gyantse and Shigatse with breakfast included (7 nights only)
Dormitory-based guesthouse accommodation in Xegar and Rongbuk with breakfast included (2 nights only)
All ground transportation in tourist vehicle (car/van/minibus)
Authorized English-speaking Tibetan guide
Guided sightseeing as mentioned in the itinerary
Tibet travelling permit (We will mail the permit for those who are flying from China to Lhasa and we will provide the hard copy in Kathmandu for those who traveling via Kathmandu.)
Sightseeing entrance fees for all the sites mentioned in the itinerary
Everest region entrance fee
The required number of ground staff for the tour like helpers and drivers
Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment and medicine for our ground staff
All government taxes, vat and tourist service charges
All official expenses
Price Does not Include
International airfare and airport departure tax (We can book flights to enter and leave Tibet either via Nepal or China.)
Travel insurance which covers emergency rescue and evacuation (See the travel insurance page.)
Nepal entry visa if you are travelling to Tibet via Nepal (You can obtain the visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. Tourist Visa with Multiple Entries for 15 days can be obtained by paying USD 25 or equivalent foreign currency. Similarly, Tourist Visa with Multiple Entries for 30 days and 90 days can be obtained by paying USD 40 and 100 respectively. Please bring 2 copies of passport size photos.)
Internet and telephone calls
Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks
Lunch and dinner in Tibet (Depending upon your spending habits, USD 15-20 per day is enough for one person.)
Tips for the guide (Tipping is expected.)
Any other expenses not mentioned in the Price Includes section
To enter Tibet, either you have to go via Nepal or China. There are regular flights from Kathmandu, Nepal to Lhasa except on Tuesday. And, from China, there are daily flights from Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou.
Tibet Travelling Permit:
1. If you are travelling via Nepal, we handle all the procedure to secure the visa. The processing fee is all included in the trip price.
2. If you are travelling via China, you should get the Chinese visa from the Chinese Embassy in your home/resident country. You will then need to e-mail us the scan copy of the Chinese visa. We will apply for the Tibet travelling permit. Once we receive the hard copy of the permit from the Tibetan authority, then we will mail the copy to your country or your hotel address in China. If you are flying to Tibet via China, then please consider staying one night in China. So you can collect the permit for Tibet at your hotel.
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USD 3,475 per person
All you need to bring for this tour is simply some comfortable clothes. There is no any requirement of special equipment. However, for your ease, the following list gives you a general idea about the items needed for this trip. The most important factor to be considered while packing for this trip is the time of the year you are traveling.
The clothing you bring will need to allow for both the warmth of the days and the chill of the nights. Following items are recommended to carry on the trip for your own protection and safety.
Sleeping bag (Optional)
Warm wool or synthetic hat that covers your ears
Sunglasses with UV protection
Waterproof shell jacket and pants
Pants (Loose jeans/khakis/cotton)
Lightweight thermal tops and bottoms
Shoes or sneakers
Medicines and First Aid Kit
It will be better if your personalized first-aid kit includes these:
Ibuprofen for general aches and pains
Immodium or Pepto bismol capsules for upset stomach or diarrhea
Diamox (commonly prescribed as Acetazolamide) 125 or 250mg tablets for altitude
Miscellaneous, but Important!
Passport and extra passport photos (3 copies)
Airline ticket (Please make a copy and leave on at our office in KTM just in case if you need to change the date of your)
Durable wallet/pouch for travel documents, money & passport
Travel insurance policy
Credit cards and cash
This list is only a guide. While you are required to bring everything on this list, there are numerous options, brands, and versions of each piece of equipment. Use your experience and the listed features to find the best gear for you.
Note: Tight fitting, figure-hugging clothing such as those made with Lycra can often be offensive to locals, especially to women. If you find these items comfortable as a base layer, please pack something to wear on top of them.
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