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January 2018
The flight between Lhasa and Kathmandu is the only international flight in Tibet. The flight will take only about one and half an hour and the timetable is changeable. For there is a time difference between Nepal and China, the depart time and arrival time of the following timetable is local time. Kathmandu Lhasa Flight...
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For tourists who have a tour in Yunnan, it is convenient for them to take non-stop flight to Lhasa from Shangri-La. Shangri-La will depart one flight to Lhasa every day which will take about two hours. Shangri-La has a small airport around 3km outside the town, although there is no airport shuttle, as in bigger...
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As the gateway to Tibet, Xining manages two flights between Lhasa. It will take about two and a half to get. The two flights depart daily and will make no stop flight. Are There any Direct International Flights to Xining? While many visitors tend to land in other cities in China and then take a connecting...
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Boarding in Tibet Trains need few precautions and necessary knowledge. we share you some tips for boarding in Tibet Trains. The train travel from a Chinese city to Lhasa is usually cheaper than taking a flight. A hard sleeper class ticket will cost around one third or half of the Lhasa flight ticket prices. And...
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Some of the staff on the train speak English and they are easy-approaching and hospitable to foreign tourists. Getting help on Tibet Train is not a challenging. If one runs into any trouble, you may ask the head of the conductor for help. Do people feel Altitude Sickness after Train ride? On Day 3, most...
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There are three types of coaches on the Tibet train seats, the first class soft-berth sleeper, the second class soft-berth sleeper and soft seat coaches. Since the journey is really long, most travelers prefer the soft sleepers. The second class soft-berth sleeper is also known as a hard sleeper. Actually, both of the soft sleeper...
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Like other parts of China, There were two toilets available at every end of a car. On one side is an Asian style toilet and on the other side is a Western-style toilet. Overall they keep it very clean and toilet paper is available. but please never use it at station area, unless you were...
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Tibet Train safety is best among all others. Professional service and a group of security people are working together on a memorable journey. Tibet trains safety guaranteed your belonging and health through the whole journey. Tibet trains are quite safe. No one without tickets is allowed in the train cars. The sleeper cars are also...
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Tibet Trains provide temporary medical facilities service. Professional doctors and trained nurses are also available on the trains. Passengers can get timely but limited first aid in a Tibet train. If you suffer from breathless, you can ask the attendant for help. The trained attendant can come to help connect the oxygen tube to the...
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Being warmly considerate on Oxygen supply, Tibet Train offers two sets of Oxygen supply system. One is used for increasing the oxygen content in the train when the train to Lhasa is driven into the plateau zone. The other is directly used by passengers through the independent port. There are oxygen supply tube and mask...
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Food inside Tibet Trains A general cookhouse next to the first class soft-berth sleeper is equipped on each Tibet train and offers passengers 3 meals a day. Besides, a dining room adheres to the cookhouse provides tables and seats for those who would like to appreciate the spectacular scenery outside the train window while enjoying...
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Mount Everest is the highest mountains ( 8,848 meters ), located at the international border between China and Nepal. It has two Everest Base Camps, South Base Camp ( 5,364m ) in Nepal and North Base Camp ( 5,150m ) in Tibet. Especially, the north camp attracts numerous international tourists as well experienced mountaineers every...
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Frontier Pass is the official permission for all travelers from home and abroad, who want to tour the border between Tibet with other regions or other countries. Without this pass, travelers will not be allowed to travel these border area. 1. Who should apply for Frontier Pass? All travelers, whether they are Chinese or not,...
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Aliens’ Travel Permit, also known as “PSB Permit”, is a “must” for those who are planning to travel the “unopened areas” outside Lhasa. This permit is issued by the local Public Security Bureau ( PSB ) of Tibet’s different prefectures. 1. Who can apply for Aliens’ Travel Permit? All foreign tourists can apply for Aliens’...
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Tibet Tourism Bureau Permit is a must-have permission from the Chinese government for all foreign tourists to Tibet. It is also known as “TTB Permit” or “Tibet Entry Permit”. Some people also called it “Tibet Visa” or “Lhasa Visa”. 1. Who should apply for a TTB (Tibet Tourism Bureau) permit? All foreign tourists should apply...
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A Group Visa is a “must” for your Tibet tour from Kathmandu, Nepal. No matter whether you already have a China Visa or not, you need to apply for a new China Visa which is a group visa at the Chinese Embassy in Kathmandu. This policy is regulated by the border treaty signed between Nepal...
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China Visa, also known as “Chinese Visa” or “China Entry Visa”, is an officially approved document issued by authorized bodies of the Chinese government. it in accordance with the laws of the PRC, to foreign tourists apply for entering, leave or transit through mainland China. Wherever places a foreign tourist plans to travel in China,...
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Barkhor Street is the oldest street in Lhasa. In the past, it was only a circumambulation path, Now it’s also a shopping center with national characteristics. It’s an old district with colorful Tibetan features. Tibetan houses line the street, and the ground is paved with man-made flagstones, preserving the ancient look. In the street, you...
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Ganden monastery is the greatest and the oldest monastery of the Gelug Sect. It is also one of three principal monasteries in Lhasa.  Other two are Drepung Monastery and Sera Monastery). At its peak, it had a registration of more than 4,000 monks. Tsongkhapa, the founder of Gelug Sect, established it as the first Gelug...
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Located in the center of old Lhasa city, the Jokhang temple is a prime seat of the of the Tibetan Buddhism, inside we will see lots of statues from different sects. It was first built in 647AD. Main statue inside is the life-sized statue of Sakyamuni at the age of 12, Chinese princess brought from...
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