Kathmandu to Lhasa Flight
The only international flight to Lhasa is from Kathmandu, Nepal. There is only two flight a day in the Summer months and One flight per day in the Winter months. Many times (Mostly during the Monsoon Times), due to the climate situations in Lhasa airport the flight gets redirect to the Chengdu airport. Please keep all the possible communication channel open to communicate with the local travel agency in Lhasa, About the pickup. We would like to recommend you in starting to use WeChat.
Kathmandu to Lhasa Flights
|10:45||14:45||CA408||Air China||no fixed price|
Lhasa to Kathmandu Flights
|10:40 (China Time)||9:45 (Nepal Time)||CA407||Air China||no fixed price|
kathmandu to Lhasa Flight Map
Some necessary information for Coming to Tibet from Nepal
If you are coming to Lhasa from Kathmandu, The Tibet travel regulation is little different So you will need to know this information while planning for Tibet Travel.
Chinese Group Visa: It is compulsory for everyone coming to Tibet from Nepal to get Chinese Group Visa from the Chinese Embassy in Nepal. So don’t apply for the Chinese Visa from your home. We will have to send the Visa invitation to Nepal, and only local Visa Agency in Nepal should utilize for the VISA.
Duration of Visa application: It normally takes three business days for the Visa process. So you will have to be in Kathmandu for the Visa application. Our local Visa agent will meet you at your hotel.
The Visa: The group Visa is two A4 size paper. One is for your entry into China and Another is for your departure from China. Please do not leave it in your Kathmandu Hotel or at the Kathmandu airport. When you arrive at the Lhasa Airport, make sure you have one copy in hand for the departure from China.
Tibet travel permit: We will make your Tibet travel permit, without your Chinese Visa. You will only have to send us your scanned copies of the passports. Your permit waits at the Airport with our guide in Lhasa.
Lhasa airport: At the Lhasa airport the China Custom Checkpoint is on the first floor. There you will be check for the Chinese Group Visa and Passport. After the checkpoint, you will have to come down to the ground floor. Your guide will be waiting for you on the ground floor with the Tibet permit.
FAQ about Flights to Tibet
Lhasa Airport is located 65 Kms south west of Lhasa city. the journey from Lhasa Airport to Lhasa could take one and half hours
For the domestic flights, the fare for children is half for children from two years of age to twelve years of age. For international flights, the cost for children’s flight fare is seventy five percentage of that is for the adult. For infant child the cost for the flight fare is ten percentage of the adult fare, but child is not allow to occupy a seat.
|Luggage type||First Class||Business Class||Economic Class||Baggage size|
|Carry-on baggage||5kg * 2 pieces||5kg||5kg||55cm/20cm/40cm(L/B/H)|
The Maximum Weight for carry in baggage is 5Kg, first class passengers can have 2 carry bag but the passengers in other class can have on one. there will be the extra charge for access weight.
The maximum weight for check in baggage is 40 Kg for the passenger in first class, 30 Kg for passengers in business class, and 20 Kg for passenger in Economic Class. Passenger traveling with infant are allowed with extra 10 Kg.
The only International flight to Lhasa, Tibet is from Kathamandu in Nepal. beside this all the flight to Tibet are domestic flight in China. So it is either you fly to Kathmandu and flight to Lhasa or Fly any where in China and then take flight to Tibet.
The permit policy is different in both case. please read for detail about Tibet entry permit.
During the low season we might can find you discount for your flight to Tibet. The low season is from November to March. But only if your would give us confirmation to book your ticket two months prior to the travel date.
During the high season which is from April to October, there is a little changes for us to find you the discount as it is a peak season and there are millions of domestic tourist making it to Tibet.
Above stated points are base on the our experiences, but we will know for sure when we book your ticket.
We do E-ticket. we will send you the copy of e ticket and you will get your boarding pass from the Airport. providing your passport to them
If you fly to Tibet from China, then you should have original copy of your Tibet Travel permit. We will post the permit to your hotel in China, if you are staying any way in China before coming to Tibet. If you are taking transits any where, we would have some one deliver your permit to the Airport.
If you are flying to Tibet from Kathmandu, you will board flight with out permit and your guide will have permit in Hand waiting for your arrival at the Airport in Lhasa.
Yes, you cant book your flight ticket to Tibet from your home country. Tibet flight can only be purchase with domestic jurisdiction of China. When you will try, you will be ask to submit the copy of your Tibet travel permit, which we will be only able to get at the last week before your arrival in Tibet.
Any travel agency in China, including us can help booking your flight ticket.