Welcome to Tibet - one of the most mysterious region in the world. For centuries, Tibet remains to be the imagination of spiritual seekers, mountain adventurers and intrepid travelers; and continues to promise breathtaking high-altitude scenery, awe-inspiring monasteries, epic road trips and a unique Himalayan culture.

We offer independent and authentic Tibet Tours for you whilst ensuring all the smaller details are taken care of, leaving you free to relax and enjoy the experience. Besides, you can also customize your own trip by telling us your ideas, and we'll take care of the rest for you.

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Recommended Tibet Small Group Tours

Tour Tibet in a small group with big saving! Keeping groups small in size, Our group tour packages to Tibet take you explore the best parts of Tibet with local travel guide at the local price. Please check the tour details with day by day itinerary and scheduled departure dates through out the year 2017.

Tibet Travel Permit

For foreigners traveling to Tibet, the Tibet Travel Permit is necessary document required by the government. The permits vary according to the places tourists plan to go. In fact, there are three kinds of permits that required by the government.

Tibet Tourism Bureau Permit - also known as Tibet Entry Permit or Tibet Visa, is the basic permision you need to have to enter Tibet. You need to show this permit when boarding your flight and train to Tibet.

Aliens' Travel Permit - Another must document for tourists who plan to visit the unopened areas outside Lhasa, such as Tsetang, Shigatse, Everest Base Camp.

The Military Permit - an extra permit that required for a Mount Kailash tour, a Nyingchi tour or a Chamdo tour.

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Train to Tibet

To get to Tibet by train from mainland China is absolutely an unforgetable experience for most travelers. Currently, you can take a Tibet train in Beijing, Shanghai. Guangzhou, Chengdu, Chongqing, Xi’an, Lanzhou, and Xining. The Qinghai-Tibet highway is the world’s highest railway that through the Tibet Plateau from North to Century. While taking the train journey along the Qinghai-Tibet railway, you could enjoy the vast land of northern Tibet. Specially-designed for running in the high land, every Tibet train has oxygen supply system so that you can have no worry about high altitude sickness on the train.

As it is a lifetime journey to get to Tibet by train, it is quite popular among both domestic and foreign tourists. For the limited supplication of Tibet train tickets with the huge demands, we highly suggested you to book Tibet train ticket in advance . Every year, we have a large number of annual booking from Train ticket office, so we can help individual travelers to book the Tibet train ticket, especially in peak season. However, it is also difficult to guarantee the soft sleeper berth ticket from Beijing, Shanghai and Chengdu. As most travelers choose to start their Tibet train journey from those cities, it is suggested to get to Xining first, and then take a Xining-Lhasa train for every train to Tibet will stop at Xining.

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Tibet Theme Tour

We are glad to share more travel idea with your. No matter you are searching for a classic overland tour from Lhasa to Kathmandu, or eager for a lifetime memory on the Everest Base Camp; no matter you decide to take an overland tour through the highway to Tibet, or just want to follow the pilgrims path to trek around the Mount Kailash, you can find someone that fit your needs.

  • Tibet Lhasa and Surrounding Tour

    Lhasa and Surroundings Tour

    It is the best choice for travelers who visit Tibet for the first time to fully explore the holy city, Lhasa and the surrounding areas for less than one week.

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  • Tibet Everest Base Camp Tour

    Everest Base Camp Tour

    It will a lifetime memory to stay overnight at the Base Camp at the north face of Mount Everest. The top of the world is just in front of you!

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  • Mount Kailash Tour

    Mount Kailash Tour

    Join in our Mt.Kailash tours to follow the pilgrims pace and complete a Kora around Mount Kailash, or just take an adventure tour in Ngari, Tibet.

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  • Lhasa Kathmandu Tour

    Lhasa-Kathmandu Tour

    One of the most popular overland tours in the World! Traveling through the friendship highway between Lhasa and Kathmandu, you will see the best of Tibet in one go!

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  • Tibet Namtso Lake Tour

    Namtso Lake Tour

    The famous holy Lake Namtso worth your time to stay for one night at the lake side, seeing the sunset, the silver lake and the amazing sunrise from the crystal lake surface. Come to purify yourself!

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  • Overland to Tibet

    Overland to Tibet

    Recently, there are four highways to Tibet from Sichuan, Yunnan, Qinghai, and Xinjiang in mainland China. And the best of Tibet Plateau is always on the way. Just travel to Tibet by land!

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About Tibet

Lhasa, the capital city of Tibet, where you can visit the Potala Palace, the Jokhang Temple, the Barkhor Street and some other monasteries.

Shigatse, the central of Tibet and a paradise for trekking lovers, who can trek to Mount Everest Base Camp, Gama Valley and so on.

Nyingchi, with the lowest altitude than any other regions in Tibet, is called Switzerland of Tibet because of its charming scenery with snow-capped mountain, lakes and forests.

Ngari, with an averege altitude of 4500 meters above the sea leve, is the home of holy Mount Kailash and Lake Manasarovar, and is where the ruins of Guge Kingdom is.

Shannan, also called as Lhokha, is the cradle of Tibetan Civilization, where you can vidsit renowned monasteries and palaces.

Chamdo, as a part of the Ancient Tea Horse Road, is located at the side of Sichuan-Tibet Highway, connecting Shichuan with Tibet.

Nagchu, as the largest prefecture of Tibet, has the vast Qiangtang grassland with verious kinds of wildlife and the holy Lake Namtso.

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