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Tibet Tour: Your Gateway to Tibet

Your plans for a Tibet tour are taking shape – but what’s the best way to get to Tibet? Choosing the right gateway to Tibet can save you a significant sum when it comes to plane or train tickets. The fact is that getting a Tibet Travel Permit easily requires entry from either mainland China or Nepal. Which is the better option?

Nepal Tibet Entry Pros and Cons

You may have heard that entry into Tibet from Nepal is a convenient option, and that’s certainly true. Once you’re in Nepal, it’s easy to get in touch with your Tibet tour travel guides, a must for your travel permit which you can also apply for from Nepal. And there’s no denying that Nepal is an interesting place to visit on your way to Tibet. There’s just one problem: this gateway to Tibet is known for its expensive flight tickets, so launching your trip from Nepal is a costlier option.

Starting Your Tibet Tour Adventure in China

China offers several cost-effective routes to Tibet and making use of one of them will be an enjoyable excursion on its own. If you’re considering this route, it’s best to wait until you are in China before you apply for your Tibet Travel Permit.

Simply apply for your visa using only your Chinese destinations in your itinerary. Your chances of getting your TTP once you are already in China are far better, plus you’ll get a chance to explore a bit of China as part of your holiday.

Tibet Entry from China: The Details

One of the most popular choices our clients enjoy is the route from Guangzhou to Xining by air followed by a train trip from Xining to Lhasa. Although it may not be the fastest way to get there, it is definitely one of the cheapest, and since you’re traveling overland, you get to enjoy the changing scenery on the way. The train journey is like no other you’ll ever experience.

For a faster transfer that’s still relatively cheap, choose a Chinese city near the border for a quick local flight. Chengdu, Xining and Chongqing are among the cities with cheap fights to Lhasa. And while you’re there, why not do a bit of exploring? Our Tibet tour company also operates in China. Let us show you around.

Finding Your Way is Easier with Local Travel Professionals to Help

Tibet travel takes some careful advance planning. You will need the correct documentation, and you will certainly need local travel guides and local knowledge if you hope to get a travel permit. So why not begin talking to us before you arrive in China or Nepal?

Just tell us what your vision is, and we’ll show you the different ways you could achieve it. Whether you’re planning a luxury getaway and price isn’t an issue, or would like to choose the most economical options without sacrificing comfort, we will be able to find the perfect fit for your needs.  For cost-conscious travelers, we are able to secure cheap flights to Tibet and very reasonably priced accommodation.

Having a local on your side before you set out helps to smooth your path. Whatever your Tibet travel advice needs, the sooner you get professional advice, the easier your travel preparations will be. As for your Tibet tour, it will be the adventure holiday of a lifetime! Let us help you get the details organized.

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