Published on July 25, 2014
PowerPoint Presentation: Travel Permits for Visiting Tibet The beauty of Tibet: The beauty of Tibet Tibet serves as one of the most popular holiday destinations in the South Asia. It is an autonomous region located to the south eastern China. It is known for it’s hilly areas, mountains, lakes and monasteries and also for a number of other tourist attractions. Many people visit Tibet as a part of their pilgrimage trip and again many others keep Tibet on their must visit list while holidaying in China. It has a pleasant weather throughout the year thought the most ideal or the peak season for the tourists is essentially from the month of April to October. During this time of the year Tibet also receives rain. Few of the most beautiful regions in Tibet are the Shingatse, Lhasa, Shangri-La etc. Tibet boasts of many mountain ranges which includes the Himalayan mountain range border it to the south and also the Mt. Everest which is the highest peak in the world. It even has few of the oldest and the largest monasteries in the world. The Tibetan tourism has developed over the years and has become a very popular tourism destination. The typically Tibetan style buildings and the Tibetan food is also favourites amongst the Tourists. Different conducted tours arranges for all the most exciting attractions in Tibet in a safe and secured way. One can plan a customized private tour or group Travel to Tibet depending on own choices. Documents needed: Documents needed There are few official documents required for acquiring Tibet travel permits. Tibet is a Chinese province officially though operates autonomously and thus a valid Chinese Visa is required to acquire the Tibet travel permit . Since it is an autonomous region and is not as same as the other parts of the Mainland China, few more documents are required in order to travel to Tibet. The Tibet travel permits are not the same for all the places in Tibet and they vary from places with the Tibet. Special permits are required for those willing to visit the Mt. Everest camp or the Mt. Kailash. There are four main types of permits required for travelling to Tibet, they are the China Visa or the Tibet Group Visa, Tibet Travel Permit, Alien’s Travel Permits and the Military Permits. It is necessary for every traveller to apply for the permits atleast 15 days prior to the journey. PowerPoint Presentation: There are basically two types of Chinese Visas, the Alien Visa and the Group Visa. The alien visas which are marked with an ‘L’ are given to the foreigners who come to Tibet for a short stay that is about 30 days and doesn’t extend beyond 90 days of stay. The Group Visa on the other hand is applicable to tourists who travel to Tibet in groups and these visas are issued on a separate paper instead of on the passports. For the tourists who will be entering Tibet from Kathmandu in Nepal requires to have the Visa issued from the Chinese embassy in Kathmandu no matter even if they already have a Chinese Visa.