Tibet Travel Information
Most importantly, all travellers traveling in TIBET are kindly requested to bear in mind that TIBET being extremely remote and isolated by the most formidable Himalayan ranges remains still one of the most captivating but least developed parts in the world. With its very short history of tourism (just about 8 years), the facilities for tourists although being upgraded are still at basis and limited scale. So, the visitor are requested not to have high expectation in terms of facilities in TIBET. However, we always put all our efforts to make your journey as pleasant as possible.
Besides, the road between TIBET & NEPAL is not up to the standard. It is rough , bumpy and fill of bends . Particular, during monsoon (JUNE - AUGUST), it can be temporarily obstructed by landslides and erosion. So, a bit sporty wears and shoes are much advised facilitating the travelers to walk over the landslides (specially in the NEPAL portion).
OVERCOMING ALTITUDE PROBLEM
Traveling in Tibet is an adventure involving high altitude could be strenuous so far most visitors have only minor effects from the altitude. However, we advise specially the guests with known heart or lungs or blood diseases to consult their doctor before traveling. Mild headache, fever, loss of appetite or stomach disorder can take place before acclimatization.
Drink 4 liter. Of water minimum a day, don't exhaust yourself so much and breathe deep and take rest, use warm cloth, and use more garlic soup, and don't use like oily foods and try to have more drinks and eat.
BOOKING & VISA
Minimum 2 weeks in advance (for booking from outside KATHMANDU) and one week (from within KATHMANDU) a firm booking with full payment along with full passport details (incl. Full Name, Date & Place of birth. Passport No., Date of issue & Expiry, Profession, Sex, Home Address, Tel. No., etc.) Should reach us. We arrange CHINA/TIBET visa at a cost of USD 30.00 per person. For visa procedure, 5 full working days are required with a condition that clients should be available in KATHMANDU, otherwise urgent charge will have to be borne by the clients.
50% of the tour cost will be charged as cancellation fee if you cancel the tour within 7 days prior to the start of the tour (for bookings from outside KATHMANDU) and USD 100.00 will be charged (for bookings in KATHMANDU). No refund, thereafter, also for NO-SHOWS, DELAY ARRIVLALS or whatsoever reasons.
RISK & LIABILITY
We shall always put all efforts in making your journey smooth and pleasant. However, as all Tibet tours are run strictly under TIBET TOURISM AUTHORITY, we or our agents shall not be responsible for any change or cancellation of programmes due to any unavoidable circumstances such as road blockade, flood, snow, unrest, cancellation of flight, delay arrivals, sickness or accidents. Any extra cost incurring there of shall be borne by the clients. So, it is most advisable that clients to have full insurance against medical and personal accidents risks. Cancellation insurance is also most advised from your home country.