TIBET REOPENING 2023
TIBET TRAVEL UPDATE FOR FOREIGN VISITORS – MARCH 2023
Tibetan tourism bureau announced that starting from March 15, 2023, we can apply for Tibet Travel Permits and visitors can start planning their tours from April 1st.
At this moment only foreign travelers living in China can visit Tibet. We expect tourism to reopen for all other travelers soon and we will keep you updated.
WHO CAN VISIT TIBET IN 2023
Currently, only residents living in China can visit Tibet. That includes foreigners with valid work, business, and student visas, and members of their families living in China.
TIBET TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS
All foreigners visiting Tibet need Tibet Travel Permit. To apply for it we need clear photos or scans of passport and Chinese visa. In 2022, there are additional requirements that foreign visitors have to meet.
Complete list of required documents to apply for Tibet travel permit in 2021:
1. Clear scan or photo of passport: page with information
2. Scan or photo of Chinese visa
3. Provide proof of residentship in Mainland China.
It is required to stay in Mainland China prior to applying for the permit. You will need a letter saying that you are residing in Mainland China.
For travelers with work visas, your company can issue this letter.
Students can request this letter from their school or university.
You can also include your family members in the letter.
Please, contact us for a template of this letter. We provide all the necessary information and examples.
WHEN FOREIGNERS LIVING OUTSIDE OF CHINA WILL BE ALLOWED TO VISIT TIBET
Right now, we don’t have any information about reopening for all travelers. As we know, the situation here is changing rapidly. We will keep posting updates when more news becomes available.
We hope that traveling will be possible very soon.
We hope to greet you here in Tibet as soon as it will be possible!
CONTACT US FOR DETAILS
POPULAR TOURS IN TIBET
8 DAYS LHASA TO EVEREST
A beautiful and exciting journey, starting in Lhasa, the capital of Tibet, and going to the Everest Base Camp. The tour visits Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Sera, Drepung and Tashilhunpo monasteries, Kumbum Stupa, Yamdrok Lake and Karola glaciers.
15 DAYS MOUNT KAILASH PILGRIMAGE TOUR
One of our most popular group tours, starts in Lhasa, the capital of Tibet, and goes to Mount Kailash for three-day trekking around this sacred mountain. During this tour, we visit Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Yamdrok Lake, Gyantse monastery and Kumbum stupa, Mount Everest, Lake Manasarovar, Mount Kailash, and much more.
10 DAYS EASY ACCLIMATIZING EVEREST TOUR
This slow-paced private tour takes you from Lhasa to Gyantse and Shigatse, where we spend the first few days acclimatizing. We will visit many of the historical and religious places, such as Potala Palace, Jokhang temple, Gyantse monastery, and Kumbum Stupa.
We will make stops by the most beautiful natural spots: Yamdrok Lake, Karola glaciers and many of the high mountain passes and viewpoints. Finally, we will reach Everest Base Camp, where we stay for the night.