Traveling to Tibet from Nepal

Nepal and Tibet share both the Himalayas and the Buddhism. For travelers who want to travel among the Himalaya giants and explore different culture and nature, traveling to Tibet from Nepal is the best choice.

It’s easy to get to Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal, from international counties. Kathmandu is connected with major cities in the world by flights, you can check the schedule online and fly to Nepal conveniently.

Famous as “Kingdom of the Himalaya”, Nepal is home to 10 UNESCO heritage sites, with both cultural and natural scenic sites. Spend some days in Nepal, you can visit the famous Pashupatinath Temple and Bhaktapur Durbar Square, indulge in delicate structures in different styles. Swyambhunath Stupa, Boudhanath Stupa, Patan Durbar Square and Patan Museum can also be your destinations. Owns beautiful jungle, Nepal is also the heaven for nature lovers. Elephant safari, jungle walk, and jungle activities in Chitwan will satisfy you.

For international travelers to enter Tibet from Nepal, a Tibet Travel Permit and a Group Chinese Visa are needed. Travelers must join a group organized by a travel agency, and only the travel agency can apply for the Group Chinese Visa. The visa is issued by the Chinese Embassy in Kathmandu, it usually takes 3 working days to get it. Once you book a tour from us, we will manage every permit for you in time, don’t worry. But you’re suggested to book the tour at least one month before your Tibet tour because several days are needed to apply for the Tibet Travel Permit.

There are two choices to travel to Tibet from Nepal, by plane, and by overland driving.

Direct flights to Lhasa are available in Kathmandu, during high seasons, flights take off every day. Since Nepal and Tibet are close neighbors, fly to Lhasa only takes about 1.5 hours. The ticket costs about USD 450, and the price varies according to seasons. You can check the schedule and price online easily and choose the most suitable one.

Another choice, have a Nepal Tibet overland tour, will offer you an adventure in the Himalayas. Kathmandu is connected with Lhasa by the Friendship Highway, you can travel to Tibet from Nepal via the Gyirong Port. Along the road, you will be surrounded by snow-capped mountains and be immersed in fast-changing sceneries. You can stop at Shigatse, pay a visit to the Mount Everest and the Lake Yamdroktso.

Whichever transport you choose, you will eventually arrive in Lhasa, the capital of Tibet with age-old history. This ancient city is the economic, political as well as religious center of Tibet. In this mysterious land, our tour will take you to the Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street, Drepung Monastery, and Sera Monastery. To extend your journey, you can take the flight or train to inland cities of China and explore different culture and nature.

Travel to Tibet from Nepal will offer you the valley scenery as well as plateau scenery in a whole trip. With 13 years’ experience in running tours in Tibet, we are trusty and reputable. If you want to explore the Himalayas, don’t hesitate to contact us. We will offer you a high-level travel experience in Tibet and Nepal.

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