Know Before You Go

Tibet is a plateau region in Asia northeast of the Himalayas, there are lots of spectacular places for you to explore. As the highest region on Earth, Tibet has an average elevation of 4,900 meters (16,000 ft). Getting well prepared is very necessary before visiting Tibet. Here you will find a broad range of information including transportation, packing, accommodation, etc. This would help you prepare a safe and enjoyable journey to the mysterious holy land of Tibet.

Can most Tibetans speak English? Can most Tibetans speak English?
The official languages in Tibet are both Tibetan and Mandarin, while many Tibetans living near the Tibet-Nepal border also speak Nepali and Hindi. English communication is less popular and is rarely used among Tibetan people.
Internet & WiFi in Tibet Internet & WiFi in Tibet
The use of Internet and WiFi is usually available at most hotels, cafes and restaurants now in the urban cities in Tibet like Lhasa and Shigatse. However, if you travel further to some remote areas like Everest Base Camp and Mt. Kailash, the Inter
Why can't travel to Tibet when getting a cold? Why can't travel to Tibet when getting a cold?
If you are traveling in Tibet, suffering from a cold can make your scheduled trip from dangerous or even to impossible. There are two main reasons for which you should consider postponing your trip to Tibet for your health and safety.
How can foreigners travel to Tibet? What’s the process of applying for Tibet Travel Permit? How can foreigners travel to Tibet? What’s the process of applying for Tibet Travel Permit?
Tibet is a dream land for many of us, which isn’t an exception for overseas guests either. However, in comparison with Chinese residents, foreigners who intend to visit Tibet for traveling need to apply for Tibet Travel Permit. This article tells the process of applying for the Tibet Travel Permit.
What Clothes Should be Prepared for a Tibet Tour What Clothes Should be Prepared for a Tibet Tour
Tibet lies in the high-altitude region, performing a completely different climate from the inland China. What should people wear if they are traveling to Tibet harasses a good many travelers.
Money Matters Money Matters
This page tells you some practical information of what currency is used in Tibet, which banks are available for money exchange, where you can find ATM, and etc.
Travel Insurance Travel Insurance
We offer travel insurance for tourists during the trip in Tibet.
What to Pack What to Pack
This page goes over the essentials of what to pack from home for a Tibet trip, including altitude sickness medicine, skin care products, and etc.
Flight to Tibet Flight to Tibet
Flight is the easiest way to get to Tibet with just a few hours from China mainland or from Nepal.
Hotel & Lodging Hotel & Lodging
You can find recommended Tibet hotel options from budget to luxury class.
Chinese Visa for Tibet Travel Chinese Visa for Tibet Travel
In this article, you’ll get the details on the introduction of different types of Chinese visa, and how to apply for a Chinese Visa for a trip to Tibet.