Before You Go

  • How to get to Tibet from Nepal or mainland China ? By flight or train or by overland?

    How to get to Tibet from Nepal or mainland China ? By flight or train or by overland? There are two main ways to get to Tibet, one is the international get way to Tibet which is either fly from Kathmandu to Lhasa or overland from Kyirong border to Lhasa. Lhasa is the capital city […]

  • Five reasons why you are recommended to take Tibet Winter Tour?

    Five reasons why you are recommend to take Tibet winter tour? 1) Cultivating an in-depth understanding of Tibet and Tibet’s authentic experience if you take Tibet winter tour. Entire Tibet, for Tibetans, winter is well-known for a pilgrimage tour to central Tibet and the highlight of the Tibetan pilgrimage tour is in Lhasa , the […]

  • Get to know Tibet within 3 minutes

    Why visiting Tibet? TIBET, known as the Roof of The World, is a dream destination to its exotic culture, scenic highland landscapes and friendly people. Take time to admire its rich natural attractions of the world’s highest snow capped mountains, including Mt. Everest, Joyu, Shisha Bangma, holy Mt. Kailash, Mount Everest, and many beautiful holy […]

  • What is the best time to travel to Tibet?

    » What is the best time to travel to Tibet? Seasonal Guide to Tibetan Trekking As thrill seeking adventures become more popular, people are turning more towards activities that are both physical and rewarding. There is something especially beautiful about traversing through lands and trails that pioneers and explorers once used. Carrying nothing but the pack […]

  • Do I have to rent a 4WD vehicle for my trip to Tibet?

    » Do I have to have a 4WD vehicle for my trip to Tibet? 4 WD vehicle is not necessary nowadays in Tibet. It was just 6-7 years before when many parts of the road was not paved such as the road to Mt. Kailash, the road to Mt. Everest, the road to Namtso lake, the […]

  • I am non English speaker , can I get a tour guide of that language?

    »  I am non English speaker , can I get a tour guide of that language? We have our own excellent  English,  French, German, Russian speaking guides but apart from French speaking groups, most of our tour groups request us for English speaking guides because if you take other language speaking guides, the trip price […]

  • Am I physically qualified to take a trip to Tibet?

    » Am I physically qualified to take a trip to Tibet? A lot of people ask many questions whether he or she can go to Tibet because of his or her age, his or her stomachache, high blood pressure, etc.  In general, everybody who are below 80 years old are definitely qualified to travel to Tibet […]

  • What documents do you have to have before you travel to Tibet?

    As usual, you need a valid passport which means your passport needs 180 days validity when you are traveling to Tibet. Besides, you need China visa and Tibet (entry) and road permits for traveling to Tibet. There are two ways to get Tibet visa which depends on from where you are entering Tibet. There are only […]

  • Can I travel to Tibet with travel agent with any kinds of passports?

    Can I travel to Tibet with travel agent with any kinds of passports? Anybody who holds common passports can go to Tibet for a visit through any of the local authorized  travel agencies, except the tourists who are holding three different kind of passports which are as below: 1. Those who holds the passports relating […]

  • Can I join a small group tour?

    » May I join a small group tour? In the one hand, it is not very easy to arrange a Tibet trip but if you book your trip with a professional company Tibet Shambhala Adventure, you can join many group tours no matter whether you fly from Europe to Lhasa via Nepal or fly from Europe […]

  • Tibet 50 essentials before you go – I

    What is Altitude Sicknessand theSymptoms? Altitude sickness, also known as Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) or altitude illness is common at high altitudes, and depends on the elevation, the rate of ascent and individual susceptibility. Most visitors to Tibet will suffer from at least some symptoms that will generally disappear through acclimatization in several hours to […]

  • Into Tibet 50 essentials before you go – II

    Which overland tour is better, Shichuan-Tibet or Qinghai-Tibet? The overland tour from Shichuan to Tibet is most beautiful one among the roads into Lhasa, but it is most dangerous. The road is gravel-based and goes across Hengduan Mountains. In the rainy reason, the mud-rock flow usually happens. In winter, mountain passes are covered with heavy […]

  • Money and Currency Exchange in Tibet

    Lhasa Currently, Bank of China, China Construction Bank and Agricultural Bank of China have their branches in Lhasa, and you can use your credit card in Bank of China and up market hotels. ATM machines have been hooked up but we suggest you take some cash in case the network breaks down. US dollars can […]

  • Ways of avoiding and getting rid of altitude sickness by Tibet travel advisor

    Don’t be so afraid of high altitude sickness, just take other people’s advice, not to do heavy actions, not to take shower, not to eat too much on the first day, and what’s more, do not think too much about the altitude, psychologically thinking you can overcome the alitude sickness is the most important. About […]

  • What to bring if you want to have a Tibet tour?

    Acute Mountain Sickness About Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS), it normally a slight reaction will take place for sure especially for the travelers who come to Tibet for the first time. AMS represents the body’s intolerance of the hypoxic (low oxygen) environment at one’s current elevation. the typical symptoms would appear on the facets like headache, […]