Make sure you have all y0our paperwork in order before you leave. It is good idea to print of all hotel confirmations in Chinese and English. This will be useful if you don’t speak Chinese or Tibetan and especially when you need to take any taxis.
Important Travel Documents
Have you packed the following documents?
- Flight Tickets
- Insurance documents
- China train tickets
- Cash and credit card
- Tibet Travel documents
- Group Visa (if you are coming from Nepal)
Hand Hygiene Products
When you are out and about on travels in Tibet and China, it’s a good idea to pack a hand towel or tissues. Along with hand sanitizer in your backpack or handbag. This is because many public bathrooms in Tibet don’t provide hand dryers or soap. Also, a small hand towel can double up as a useful sweat towel during the summer!
Travel Adapter plug
If you are bringing any kind of electrical devices with you on your trip. Make sure you have one or two travel adapters with you to charge your items. Tibet works on a two pin 100 volt sockets.
Shoes with easy wear
In many buildings in Tibet, including sightseeing attractions, Temple, Palace, Museums and Monastery Flip Flop are not permitted. To minimize the hassle and spent taking shoes on.
Pack cloths according the season
Tibet is a Place with of four distinct seasons so you should pack accordingly. During spring time and rainy season, take a rain coat and an umbrella. During the humid summer, light cool clothing. For autumn, a light jacket will be useful for cooler evenings and in winter pack warm clothes, particularly if you are visiting Mount Everest and Mount Kailash or Western Tibet.
Other useful items
Other items that you may find useful for your trip include a pocket Wi-Fi router so you can use your phone and internet during your trip without paying expensive data charges. These can be hired in Tibet. If you have a Tibetan Phrase book or guide book you may also want to take these with you. Most Tibetan Hotels provide with all the toiletries you need so if you forget your toothbrush don’t worry!
As Tibet is bit dry and sunny most of time, skin burning is one of many reason make you travel disturb. Bring enough sunscreen and sun glass. Also, nice sun cap or hat, but you are allowed wear hat inside temple and monastery.
Tibet is highest place in world, its average height is 4000 meters. Don’t neglect with your medical necessary. It’s very easy to get your sickness get worse. Additionally, get advice from your doctor, and bring enough medicine, which you need to use in your daily life. Also, don’t forget bringing your altitude medicines.