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Tibet (Xizang) Tours

Tibet (Xizang) is officially reopened to foreign travelers. The local Tourism Bureau started to accept applications for Tibet permits from March 15th, 2023!

Tibet is a dream destination for anyone who loves traveling. On the roof of the world, countless snow-capped peaks reach to the sky, topped by the awesome Mt. Everest. More than 1,000 lakes dot the vast highland plateau like blue or green jewels.

The amazing Potala Palace has been "shining like the sun and the moon" for hundreds of years. Tibetan Buddhist prayer flags hang everywhere and beautiful monasteries are the spiritual centers of the Tibetan world. Tibet also has great glaciers, mysterious historical sites, wild animal paradises, and friendly Tibetan people.

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No matter whether you just want to have a look at Tibet or want to go deeper to seek out its beauties hidden in remote areas. No matter whether you are a big fan of Tibetan culture or you are more interested in a trekking and camping experience, we are ready to make your dreams of a Tibet tour come true.

Our Customer's Favorite Tibet Tours

The suggested itineraries for a Tibet tour below will give you some inspiration. Please feel free to contact us if you would like to tailor-make any of them or create a trip according to your ideas.

Pilgrimage to the Roof of the World 8-Day Lhasa to Everest Base Camp Private Tour
  • Holy City and Plateau Scenery
  • Everest Base Camp
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the birds on Erhai Lake
Travel by the Great Qinghai-Tibet Railway 7-Day Tibet Tour by Train from Xining View more
Yumbulakang Palace
Discover Tibet's Cultural Origins 8-Day Tibet Tour including Tsedang, Shigatse, and Lhasa
  • The famous Tibetan palaces
  • The four representative monasteries
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village on the bank of Erhai Lake
Holy City and Holy Lake  5-Day Tibet Tour including Lhasa Highlights and Lake Yamdrok View more
 potala palace
Capture the Spirit of Lhasa 4-Day Lhasa Highlights Private Tour View more

More Recommended Tibet Tours with Remoted Areas

The tours below are for your reference if you would like to explore the west or the east of Tibet, or even have a overland trip to Nepal.

7-Day Lhasa, Nyingchi, and Bome Tour
  • Peach blossom valley
  • Beautiful lakes and hidden glacier
14-Day Tibet Tour with Mt. Kailash and Lake Manasarovar
  • The lost Guge Kingdom
  • A 3-day Kailash Kora
11-Day Overland Trip from Lhasa to Kathmandu
  • Holy City and Everest Base Camp
  • Great Himalayan Mountains
3-Week Nepal, Tibet, and Bhutan Tour
  • A bucket list trip for adventurers
  • From the jungle to the world's roof

Tibet Trekking Tours

Tibet is a paradise for hikers. We have selected the best trekking tours in Tibet for your reference. no matter whether you would like to just have a taste of the short trekkings near Lhasa or want to challenge yourself with a multi-day trekking for the amazing plateau scenery, we are happy to help you to plan a once-in-a-life Tibet trekking tour.

7-Day Tibet Tour including Trekking and Camping
  • Lhasa suburbs trekking
  • Camping on a Tibetan pasture
11-Day Tibet Tour with Everest Base Camp Trek
  • Lhasa highlights
  • A 4-day trek to EBC
9-Day Tibet Tour with Lhasa and a Ganden–Samye Trek
  • Lhasa highlights
  • A 4-day trek in great valleys

China Tours including Tibet

Here are some recommended private China tours including Tibet. We are happy to tailor make any of them according to your schedule and interests.

21-Day China Tour with Holy Tibet
  • The best for a bucket list trip
  • A grand trip including China's highlights
18-Day Epic China Tour with Yunnan and Tibet
  • Ideal for a second China tour
  • Explore more natural beauty and ethnic cultures
10-Day Beijing-Lhasa-Shanghai Tour
  • A time-smart choice
  • Experience a train journey on plateau
20-Day China, Nepal, and India Tour
  • A bucket list trip for culture fans
  • Discover 3 holy lands
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Tibet Travel Tips

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1. How to Obtain a Tibet Travel Permit

All foreign travelers need a Tibet Entry Permit for entering Tibet (Travel Permits and Military Permits may also be needed for areas outside Lhasa). Permits can only be obtained by qualified Chinese tour operators and the application process often changes without warning. Foreigners are not allowed to tour Tibet without a local guide.

  • Book a tour with us.
  • Submit a copy of your passport ID and China visa pages at least 20 days in advance.
  • If you work/live in China, you also need to submit a working certificate issued by your company or a proof of residence.
  • The Tibet Tourism Bureau will check the documents and send us a paper travel permit 7 days before you enter Tibet.
  • We will get the travel permit to you before you board your flight/train to Lhasa.

Foreigners can hardly ever obtain travel permits for March, during Tibetan New Year, when Tibet is closed for political reasons.

2. Transportation to and from Tibet
3. Altitude of Main Cities & Places of Interest in Tibet

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