Tibet has its own unique territories in central Asia, lies on Tibetan Plateau which is the highest region on our Earth, with an average elevation of 4,900m. We are thankful to organize the tour towards such a magnificent region. It is not only naturally rich, but also the culture of over thousand years, honored the people and enforce everyone to proud ownself to this sacred tradition existing in our earth.
This tour helps you to explore the Lhasa, the historical city along with different ancient monasteries and the most gorgeous Potala Palace. Also, this tour becomes popular because of the extra drive to the north base camp of the world highest mountain, the Mt. Everest. Finally, we will arrive by road in Kathmandu, the capital city of Himalayan Kingdom, Nepal, which is our initial landing before fly to Lhasa.
In Kathmandu, during our tour, we spend the night at a small or medium sized, typically Nepalese, three or four-star hotels located in the center of the capital or close to the city center. They are beautiful, clean and well maintained. In Lhasa, Gyantse and Shigatse, there is available of three or four-star hotels. Otherwise, we have to stay in camp or at simple guesthouses.
Towards Kathmandu (Nepal) more than 25 airlines form different corners of the world, they used to operate flights. Among them Turkish air, Qatar Airways, Thai Airways, Golf Airways, Air India used to provide pleasant services, but other airlines are not bad experienced.
All our trips are organized with private jeeps which are favorable for the bad road conditions too. Sometimes people need to have patience on the overland trips. The journey can be associated with imponderables, for example, due to the weather conditions; possibly landslides may occur and block the road, also our jeep may damage on the ways.
To eat and drink:
Please keep some calorie supplies such as biscuits, chocolate and sweets with you. Sufficient drinking water is also necessary, which you can buy everywhere.
During the travel, to maintain the health is another important part of the vacation. You should always be careful healthy when you travel. In Lhasa, medicinal support is easily available at emergency, but in countryside, may not available, so every traveler should bring emergency-kit (including regular medication if you use daily). A compulsory vaccination is not required in Tibet. However, please inform in advance of the journey about infection and vaccine protection and other measures for prophylaxis. Please also get medical advice about thrombosis and other health risks. Also, medically examined is recommended, before the journey, especially going to the heights of above 4000 m.
Travelers to Tibet are most concerned about the problem of altitude sickness. The sophisticated high elevation, the thin air with less amount of the oxygen content, continues blowing stark wind imposes the altitude sickness. If you achieve the altitude too fast, by travelling from car or plane, the body may be less able to adapt the altitude; as a result, one may not feel well. The altitude sickness is often characterized by the following symptoms: Headache, dizziness, difficulty breathing, tiredness and insomnia. If you are interested, but suffer from heart patients or those who have hypertension; should consult with your doctor before leaving to travel to Tibet. Enough time to acclimatize, slowly moving, avoiding smoking and alcohol, positive feeling, lots of drink and sufficient rest can avoid the altitude sickness. For the emergency, bring pain killers that do not make you sleepy.
Climate and appropriate clothing:
May to October is the suitable time to go to Tibet, because of acceptable temperature and weather, but, preparing for all short of the temperature is obligatory because in such altitude, the weather is undefined. Please bring warm clothes, Thermal underwear, down jacket and down sleeping bag. Also in Tibet, there is a big difference in temperature during the day and at night time. Please also have a linen cloth (inner sleeping bag), sunglasses for over 3000 m height, sunscreen with a high sun protection factor (in Tibet, the UV radiation is exceptionally strong). Also, we are pleased to inform you about the appropriate clothing for your trip with travel confirmation.
Passport and visa requirements:
We will provide you the necessary travel permits for Tibet. Nepal requires the visa for all foreigners. You can obtain it, on arrival visa at the airport in Kathmandu without any problems, also other border customs too. Or, if you want to get a visa in advance, then please contact the Nepalese embassies or Nepalese consulates from your home town. A visa cost depends on the length of your stay between $25 to 100US $. You need a valid passport besides the visa. Please take a sufficient number of passport photos (at least 4 pieces) for the visa and other purpose.
Note: With two peoples, an individual trip is also possible any time. Please ask for a program according to your wishes.