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Tibet Itinerary

Tibet Extension



Day 01:
Arrival Chengdu and transfer to the 4*Hotel.
Visit to Panda Research Centre and sightseeing (B,L)

Day 02:
Morning flight to Lhasa and transfer to the 4*Hotel. Afternoon walking Tour with your guide (B,L)

Day 03:
Full day sightseeing in Lhasa (B,L)

Day 04:
Transfer to the Holy Lake for sightseeing. Continue to Shigatse and the 3*Hotel. (B, L)

Day 05:
Full day sightseeing including the Tashillhunpo Monastery (B, L)

Day 06:
Transfer back to Lhasa for overnight (B,L)

Day 07:
Flight back to Chengdu for your onward connection. (B)

This is simply a suggested itinerary and can easily be customized to suit your schedule, budget, and interests.


What is included:

• 6 Nights accommodation in 4 and 3 Star Hotels with buffet breakfast
• Flights Chengdu-Lhasa-Chengdu 
• Arrival/Departure transfers 
• Car transfer Lhasa-Shigatse
• Full sightseeing programme with Chinese lunches
• Entrance Fees
• Services of an English speaking guides
• Tibet Entrance Documents

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When to go

The best time to travel Tibet is between April and October, and peak season is from May to September. The best months are May, June, September or October as July and August can be rainy months.


Flying time

The most convenient way to travel to Tibet is by air. From Beijing approx 5hrs and from Chengdu only 2hrs or from Katmandu just over 1hr.

Time difference




All individuals entering Tibet must hold a passport valid for at least six months. If you are entering Tibet from China, your Chinese visa must be valid. Only travellers with tourist visas (not business, resident or student visas) are permitted.


Health requirements

An altitude over 3,000 meters (9,843 feet) is usually defined as high altitude. Altitude Sickness is the biggest health risk to tourists in Tibet. Symptoms include headache, nausea, dizziness, fatigue, shortness of breath, loss of appetite and disturbed sleep. Most people will experience one or more symptoms upon their arrival in Tibet. The symptoms will usually gradually decrease in severity during acclimatization and will usually not interfere with mild activity and sightseeing. It is advisable to check with you GP prior to your visit.