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Tibet Travel regulations

By | 2018-02-02T08:15:52+00:00 4:43 pm|

Tibet travel regulations 2017: Every year, We update with the latest Tibet travel restrictions and regulation. here it for 2017. Since we are covering only in Tibet Autonomous region, my post is only base on Tibet travel regulation 2017 of TAR (Tibet Autonomous Region). For details information about Travel regulation into other Tibetan inhabitant places in China.

Things to Consider while reading about Tibet travel regulations 2017:

1) The regulations are the policies of People’s Government of Tibet Autonomous Region and it applies to all the travel agencies for international travelers. It is not the Travel agencies who make their policies.

2) The regulations might change over a period of Time and we will be trying to keep up to date information about the new regulations if there is.

3) The regulations are up to date update by the end of 2017

Corola pass, Tibet Travel regulations 2015

Over all Tibet travel regulations 2017:

There is no restriction for the multinational groups to Travel in Tibet. Single travelers can apply for the Tibet permit. The process of making Travel permit is same. Every traveler must send the deposit, the copy of passport and the visa , Two weeks before Your actual arriving date in Lhasa.

There is a regulations which states, Every visitor must make a deposit prior to their visit. Our travel agency will have to show the letter from Bank while making your permit. The amount will be use for the tour cost during your visit and you can pay the remaining only when you arrive.

Every International travelers must have a tour guide and private tour vehicle with driver and accommodations should be book in hotels which have license to accommodate foreign travelers.

Nyethang Lhachemo, Tibet Travel regulations 2015

Update after Nepal earth quakes

The Border is open from travelers to make journey across the border to and from Nepal.


Here are the regulation Base on the locations

Lhasa and Central Tibet

Lhasa and central Tibet region including Shigatse, Gyantse, Tsedang and Yamdrok Lake are open for international travelers. beside the Lake Lhamo Lhatso, which was closed last year and which will most likely be close this year too.

Everest Base camp

The Everest Base camp is open for International travelers. There is a new road to Mount Everest Basecamp.

Mt Kailash and Western Tibet

Mount Kailash region is open for international travelers. But for Indian travelers, only some selected travel agency can make permits. The regulation for Indian travelers are only for the Kailash region. For traveling to other parts of Tibet, regular travel agency can make your permit.

For travelers from other countries all regular Local base travel agency can make your permit. Remember Tibet Tourism bureau will not issue permit for travelers above 70 years of Age to trek around Kailash.

Chamdo Prefecture

Beside the Rawok Lake, The entire Chamdo prefecture is close for international travelers. But anyone can do Yunnan to Lhasa Overland tour.


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The above mention Tibet Travel regulations are up to date when posting, it might change over the time. We will update when it does. If you have any questions any thing about Tibet travel and Tibet Tour. Please feel free to Mail me at itibettravel@gmail.com

More Useful links about Tibet travel information:

The categories

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Tibetan Religion :  About our spiritual life.

The pages:

Tibet travel: Covers general information about Tibet travel you should know.

Tibet permit: Detail information about Tibet travel permit which is some times known as Tibet Visa.

Attractions of Tibet: Map pointing the exact locations of the Attractions in Tibet. It is good to know the exact local of the place of visit before making your travel plan.

Booking Tibet Tour: Steps on booking Tibet tours with us

Tibet tour: Gives Information about different themes of Tibet Tours

Tibet group Tour: We offer Two itinerary for group tours of the budget travelers traveling in Tibet.

Tibet tour packages: Itinerary of six most popular travel route in Tibet.

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