Tibet Nepal Border Updates
Tibet Nepal Border Update, Border is open, Tibet Tourism Bureau is issuing Tibet travel permit for the overland journey between Tibet Autonomous region of China and Nepal. This could also mean the foreign visitor can undertake the overland trans-Himalaya journey from Tibet and Nepal. Instead of Zhangmu the new port is open at Kyirong.
If you would like to travel from either Lhasa to Kathmandu to Lhasa. You will need to book your tour 25 Days before the travel dates. If you are coming from Kathmandu to Lhasa, you will have to get the Chinese Group visa from Embassy of the Peoples Republic of China in Kathmandu. Please read here more about coming to Tibet from Nepal.
Followings are previous updates.
Tibet Nepal Border open 2016: After the devastating earthquake in Nepal 2015 and certain border area inside the Tibet in the year 2015. The border has been close every since the border between Nepal and Tibet has been closed to the international travelers. The border of Gyirong or Geelong was open for Nepalese and Chinese tourist and traders. According to CCTV 13, the local news channel in China. the border between Tibet and Nepal will be open at Gyirong port for the International traveler from the month of June. but we haven’t had any confirmation from the Tibet tourism bureau. I will keep my readers update in this post.
It has been over sometimes since 1st June, we have been waiting for a news about the opening of the border. but it has not really happened for the international travelers. Some local reports indicate the few Indian pilgrim has made to Tibet from Gyirong border. yet we have not had any official confirmation about it.
Heavy Rains Cause New Damage in Border Region
July Update: The heavy monsoon rain has cause damages on the road. some video shows a heavy rockslide just pass the Chinese custom on the border. We think this would further delay in the opening of China -Nepal border in Kyirong. And now no one is really sure about when the border is going to reopen. If there is Tibet Nepal Border update in will keep this post updated.