Tibet and Nepal neighbouring each other and both have very unique and charming religious cultures. Nepal is known as the kingdom of Buddhas, has old towns with thousand years’ history and trek routes which could rank as one of Asia’s greatest trekking activities. Hence a lot of tourists choose to enter Tibet after their visit in Nepal, switch their eyes from the green oxygen-rich jungles to the mysterious Tibet up onto the plateau.
The pilgrims and prostrators from across Tibet, the chanting monks, the local grannies mumbling mantras while turning the prayer wheels in hands, the shaggy cloaks of the Khampa nomads and the colorful braids and jewelry decoration on the heads of the Tibetan women. All those precious moments in Tibet will long stay with you for the rest of your life.
The permit and visa application procedures for a Tibet tour differ from entering from mainland China, and you can find the latest information on how to get to Tibet from Nepal below.
All foreign tourists are required to get a Tibet Tourism Bureau (TTB) permit for visiting Tibet. Furthermore, an Alien Travel Permit is additionally needed for the trip to Everest Base Camp, as well as a Military Permit for the trip to Mt. Kailash or other sensitive border areas. All the permits will be organized by travel agencies on our side as part of our service, and the permit application process generally takes 15-20 work days depending on different routes of your Tibet tour. You can see more details below.