2017 Latest Tibet Travel Permit and Travel information – i Tibet travel 2017-10-19T12:44:08+00:00

2017 Latest Tibet Travel Permit and Travel information

Following are Tibet Tourism Update are the Latest Update travel update from Tibet. These updates are subject to change at any time. So please contact your travel agency for detail information. When you contact them please write them your detail itinerary from home to Tibet and Back. In this way, your Tibet travel agency can guide you smoothly through the process and procedures.

Our Associate in Nepal has updated us that, Chinese Embassy in Kathmandu is not going to issue any group visa from 18th September to 28th October.

Also, there is a closure for visitors traveling to Tibet in the month of October for ten days.

If your tour plans are coinciding with these latest developments please contact your agencies to make changes accordingly

Tibet Nepal Border opens: Tibet Tourism Bureau is issuing Tibet travel permit for the overland journey between Tibet Autonomous region of China and Nepal.

Tibet travel Permit situation remains same. It’s being issued to all the international visitors.

  1. The Road from Nyintri to Lhasa is closed until November for the completion of Nyintri- Lhasa express road. So if you are planning to go to Lhasa to Nyintri, you will have to take the southern route via Tsedang, this route is  606 Kms, instead of 410 Kms directly from Nyintri to Lhasa.
  2. Yumbulhakang’s (the oldest fort in Tibet) in Tsedang, The management committee for Fort has recently announced the fort will be closed for next four month for timely maintenance.

According to the latest update from Tibet Tourism Bureau. Tibet Tourism Bureau has stopped issuing group visa invitation letter for less the 3 member group. If you are coming from Nepal then the group size must be 3 or more. If you are individual or two member group coming from other cities of China, get the visa without visa invitation. Contact us @ itibettravel@gmail.com for more.

The two-day Top Urgent Visa:
This service has been suspended and is not applicable right now. I don’t know yet when they will resume this service again. We will inform all of you as soon as we hear from the circulars from the Chinese Embassy. Please tell your clients not to book their tickets think they will get in 2 business days. (I mean applying today and getting the visa tomorrow).

The Chinese Embassy in Kathmandu, Nepal has announced new restriction for the Chinese Group Visa. According to this restriction, these 26 nationalities should obtain the Chinese visa or  Tibet Group Visa from the Chinese Embassy in their home country:
Those 26 countries are; 

1) Pakistan  2) Bangladesh  3) Sri Lanka  4) Afghanistan  5) Azerbaijan  6) Lebanon  7) Syria  8) Iraq  9) Iran  10) Kazakhstan  11) Kyrgyzstan  12) Tajikistan  13) Turkey  14) Uzbekistan  15) Albania  16) Democratic Republic of Congo  17) Ghana  18) Cameroon  19) Kenya  20) Libya  21) Mali  22) South Sudan  23) Nigeria  24) Somalia  25) Tunisia  26) Chad.

The Tibet tourism bureau is accepting Tibet travel permit application after a month closure (Feb 25th toMarch 30th, 2017)

The visitor can start visiting Tibet starting 1st April 2017. the fast track permit application would take at least 10 days.

Depending on the place of the visit, Travel permit may take 7-29 Days to process.

Tibet Nepal Border reopens

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