Tibet Travel Advice

With Rickshaw Travel, you can build your own completely personal trip where you can discover Tibet’s spirituality and beauty at your own pace. There’s a lot to consider when planning a trip to Tibet, so to ensure that you get the most out of your travel experience, take a look at some of our travel health tips, visa advice and other practical information.

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Best time to visit Tibet

In order to get the most out of your time in Tibet, it’s a good idea to take into account the country’s varying climate regions. We’ve compiled a handy guide to help you get to grips which months are best to plan your travels.

Best time to visit Tibet
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Visa, Passport and Money Advice

Though there are lots of exciting things to think about when organising your trip to Tibet, there are also a few important bits to tick off the list, like passports, visa and currency. So to make planning that little bit easier, we’ve put all of our Tibet travel know-how into one handy page.

Visa and Passport Information
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Getting to Tibet

When travelling to Tibet you’ll have to spend a night in China before you can cross the border. You’ll also need and a Chinese visa and a permit to enter the country. To find out more, check out our handy info page.

Getting to Tibet
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Getting Around Tibet

Due to public transport restrictions in Tibet, there are only a couple of transport options available, which makes getting around pretty straightforward. So during your trip, you’ll travel by private car or minibus.

Getting Around Tibet
On the ground airplane with sun setting in the backgroundBook flights with Rickshaw
At Rickshaw not only do we prearrange every aspect of your holiday itinerary we also book international flights and any domestic flights for your trip.
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Group of travellers in front of Everest in TibetAccommodation in Tibet
From small hotels in Lhasa to a simple guest house at Everest Base Camp, Tibet accommodation offers simplistic yet authentic charm during your Tibet trip.
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