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How to Apply Visa to Enter Nepal
Top Information Before Travel to Nepal
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The Government of Nepal has announced an issue for the flight operation to Lukla. Most of the flights to Lukla will commence from Ramechhap until further notice to avoid the heavy traffic congestion in Kathmandu airport. The airport in Ramechhap is located 130km from Kathmandu (approximately 3-4 hours drive).
Tibet is well known among explorers for cultural and Buddhist trips and the land is otherwise called the paradise for adventure searchers. Tibet gives a chance to witness the excellence of snow-topped pinnacles of the Himalayas including the world’s tallest Mount Everest, stunning lakes, villages, wonderful passes, sanctuaries and holy places alongside usually acclaimed heritage locations of Lhasa.
Tibet Tour with Everest base camp is a planned fascinating adventure into the detached and favored landscape of Tibet. EBC is a fancied trekking spot to see the gigantic perspective of the Mt. Everest. Tibet the nation rich in cultural and natural excellence is the best location for the individuals who desire a Himalayan scene, investigation of notable and old legacy locales and Buddhist culture cities.
This is amongst the most exemplary voyages through Tibet which takes us to the base camp of Mt. Everest, of course, the most noteworthy mountain in the world. Enjoy the visit to the magnificent Mt. Everest prevailing at 8848 meters above sea level and view of other fundamental pinnacles of Himalayas during the trek. The summit is arranging on the outskirt amongst Nepal and China, The north side has a place with Tibet Autonomous Region of China and while its south side belongs to Nepal.
Also, going at the foot of Mount Everest symbolizes the self-challenge as Mount Everest appreciates the notoriety of the roof of the planet with more than 40 high pinnacles nearby. This Tour gives you the chance to appreciate the sunset and sunrise of the golden Mt. Everest peak and exploration of Tibetan culture with an adventure to EBC.
An adventurous pleasurable journey around historical places and cultural heritage of Tibet.
Enjoy the breathtaking view of world’s highest peak, Mt. Everest along with several other surrounding mountains.
Explore the Yamdrok Tso Lake and visit famous Tibetan monasteries.
Private transportation from Kathmandu to Gyirong
Private transport throughout the 8 days tour
Tibet Travel Permit
Chinese Visa Fee
Accommodation on Twin sharing basis (single supplementary available at extra cost)
Sightseeing and Monasteries Fees as per our itinerary
Lunch and dinner
Insurance of any kind
Personal expenses such as a drinks, snacks, tips and Etc
Any additional cost due to natural calamities and unforeseen circumstance.
Flight to Kathmandu or any destination to mainland china
Day 01: Kathmandu (1300m) to Gyirong (Nepal-Tibet border) 2800m – 145 km
Our driver will pick up you from hotel at 4 am then we will drive through the beautiful countryside, rivers and traditional villages. After arriving Gyirong (2800m) where it is surrounded by snowcapped mountains and dense forest, we will do the necessary border formalities at immigration.
We will stay overnight in Guest house.
Day 02: Gyirong – Tingri (4300m)/Lhatse (4350m): 225/244 Km
After breakfast at hotel, Day drive to the highest plateau of the world with the magical view of Tibetan scenery offering sheer feeling of standing on the roof of the world. We will enjoy the amazing and beautiful Himalayan ranges including Mt choOyu (8200M) & Mt Xishapagma (8012M) in a good weather. From TINGRI , we can enjoy the panorama view of Mt. Everest (8848M).
Overnight stay at Tingri.
Day 03: Tingri/Lhaste- Xigatse (3900M): 244 KM
We will have a breakfast and continue drive crossing over the Gyatchu La (5220M), the highest pass en route to Lhasa via Lhaste.
Overnight stay at Guest house.
Day 04: Xigaste- Gyanste (3950M): 90KM
Today we will drive to Gyanste. On the way you can see many Tibetan farmer villages. Once we reach at Gyanste then we will visit to the Kumbumstupa and Perklor Monastery.
Overnight stay at guest house.
Day 05: Gyanste – Lhasa (3650M): 261KM
Today we will have full day picturesque drive. We will visit Manakdam Lake, korola glacier and Yamdrok Lake on the way to Lhasa.
Overnight stay in Lhasa
Day 06: Lhasa tour – Potala Palace, Johkang Temple and Barkhor Street
Today after breakfast your tour guide will bring you to the Potala Palace which is the winter palace of the Dalai Lama and was put to use since the 7th century by the 33rd great king of Tibet then we head to Johkang Temple which was founded by the 33rd great king of tibet in the 7th century, You can see the inside the statue of Buddha Sakyamuni at the age of 12. Outside you can see Pilgrims making prostrating in front of Johkang Temple. Around the temple there is Barkhor street, where you can do Kora with Pilgrims and locals and also explore the old market.
Overnight stay at Lhasa.
Day 07: Lhasa Tour- Drepung and Sera Monastery
In the morning, you are going to see Drepung Monastery which is one of the “Great Three” Gelung Monasteries of Tibet. It was founded in 1416 by Jamyangchoge. You can explore the biggest kitchen of monastery and enjoy Buddhist Sculpture carving workshop near Drepung. In the afternoon time, you will explore the Sera Monastery which is another one of the “Great Three” Gelung Monasteries of Tibet. The hot attraction is the monks debating in the courtyard of Sera Monastery and many other ancients’ attraction.
Overnight stay in Lhasa
Day 08: Lhasa- Kathmandu or another destination to mainland china.
The guide you drive you to the airport or train station and help you get on board.
How to go to Tibet from Nepal?
The travel regulations when going to Tibet from Nepal are different than the regulations when going from China to Tibet. Traveling to Tibet can be done in one of two ways, from Nepal across the land border or by flight to Lhasa Gonggar International Airport.
From Kathmandu scenic drive to the Tibet border is about 130 km north to the border rasuwagadhi. Where you will crossover into Tibet, and be met by the local Tibetan tour guide, who will take you to the town of Gyirong for your first night of this tour. The tour starts with a drive to the second largest city in this region, Shigatse. From there, it is a short hop to Gyanste, and on along the friendship highway, past Karola Glacier, Yamdrok Lake and the spectacular Nyenchen Khangsar Mountain, the highest mountain near Lhasa. The fastest way to get Lhasa from Kathmandu is by flight from Tribhuvan International Airport. There are daily flights from Kathmandu to Lhasa to Kathmandu by China air which is 3 and a half journey. The cost of direct flights to Lhasa from USD 280 to USD 300, plus airport taxes and transfer fee. The Kathmandu Lhasa flight is the only international flight connecting Tibet with other countries and is considered to be one of the most beautiful air routes in the world, flying over the breathtaking mountains. Once you arrive at the Lhasa airport, your required guide, Private Vehicle and driver will meet you. You will beings your travels in Tibet according to the travel itinerary.
You will be not able to enter Tibet by and or by flying from Nepal without an organized tour from a travel agency, which needs to be arranged well in advance.
How to get the Tibet Permit from Nepal?
If you are planning to visit Tibet from Nepal, then you can contact us to will help you with all the arrangements for your tour. Foreign visitors to Tibet are not permitted to travel independently in this region and are required to have a local guide and organized vehicle for all their travels.
From wherever you enter China from Kathmandu or mainland china, you need the Tibet travel Permit in order to get into this region, like this, a requirement for every visitor to Tibet and this is arranged by your tour Operator with Tourism Bureau in Lhasa. Tourists are requested to mail the scanned copy of passport and then we will get the Tibet travel permit and visa invitation letter issued by the Tibet Tourism Bureau. To make it go smoothly, it is recommended to constant us to apply for Tibet travel permit 20 days in advance to visit Tibet.
However going from Nepal to Tibet, you must have a Group Chinese Visa, it should be applied though the Chinese Embassy in Kathmandu with the help of travel agency. If you arrive in Nepal with a Chinese Tourist visa already in your passport then this will be cancelled and replaced with the Group Tourist Visa and you will be not refunded of Chinese visa and will useless.
We will assist you in getting the Group Chinese visa, to obtain it we will state all of the details listed in your passport along with your travel route in Tibet and the dates you will be in Tibet and submit to the Chinese embassy in Kathmandu. It will take 3 working days to obtain Chinese Group Visa. Visa applications are accepted only in weekdays (Monday to Friday). For example if a guest provide his/her passport to us before 11am then s/he will get visa in the afternoon of 3rd day and can fly to Tibet next day. For your information, Chinese Embassy in Kathmandu doesn’t process visa application on weekends, during Chinese Holidays or during Nepalese Holiday.
3 steps to get your Tibet permit and visa in Nepal
When depart from Nepal to Tibet, you will need to apply for your Tibet travel permit and Chinese Group Visa through a travel agency.
The scanned copy of your passport will be used for Tibet permit only while applying for the Chinese Group Visa; your Original Passport will be required.
Step one: Confirm your travel date, Itinerary and mail your passport copy to Mountain Hike Nepal
Before leaving to Tibet from Nepal, you should confirm your tour date and itinerary with us then we will help you to apply for Tibet Tour Permit on your behalf.
Step two: Arrive in Kathmandu and provide us your Original Passport and photo.
You should arrive in Nepal 4 working days in advance and contact us in Kathmandu, give your original passport to apply for Chinese group visa.
You also need to bring recent passport size photos with white background.
Step three: Get the issued Chinese Group Visa
Mountain Hike Nepal will deliver the visa to you as soon as it is issued. When you leave for Tibet, remember to bring three documents with you: Chinese Visa, Photocopies of Tibet travel permit and the application form.