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Tibet Travel Guide

Tibet Travel Guide

Knowing how to book a tour to Tibet, what you need to pack for your tour, and things like flight or train details are important parts of the required information on tours to Tibet. Knowing about these things can mean the difference between your tour going well and ending up with problems because of altitude sickness or incorrect train tickets.

Here is the detailed explanation of the different things you need to know to make sure your tour to Tibet with Explore Tibet goes without a hitch, and you can enjoy it to the fullest.


Tibet Travel Information

  • How to book Tibet tour?Knowing how to go about booking a tour with Tibet Group Tour is the first step in knowing what you need for your tour to Tibet. Following a few simple steps with our expert tour advisors can make sure your tour is the best possible for your budget.
  • What to pack for a Tibet tour? Here is a basic example of what you should take to Tibet for your tour, although the list is not comprehensive, and you may need to add items according to your personal needs.
  • Lhasa airport
    Train and flight detailsThere are two ways of traveling to Lhasa, by flight or by train, and it is your choice which you take. The flights are the faster option, and can get you to Tibet in less than 8 hours from anywhere in China or Nepal. However, they are more expensive, and there are few discounts available for flights.
  • Tibet Group Tour
    Tips on altitude sicknessWhen traveling to high altitudes such as the Tibetan Plateau, there is always a risk of getting altitude sickness, which can have a detrimental effect on your enjoyment of the trip. Also known as Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS), altitude sickness occurs when the oxygen levels in the atmosphere are lower than that of sea level, forcing the body to work harder to adjust to the reduced oxygen content of the air.
  • Best time to travel to TibetTraveling to Tibet can be done at almost any time of year, with the exception of February and March, when the region is closed to tourism for foreign visitors. From April to January, the region is open for tourism, and there are many things to do throughout the year, though some areas are out of reach during the depths of winter.
  • What to see in TibetTibet is an ancient land, filled with mystery and mysticism, and has been inhabited for more than 21,000 years. Lying on the world’s highest plateau, the modern inhabitants of Tibet migrated from northern china over 3,000 years ago.