After being shut for three years, China has finally decided to re-open its door to foreign tourists. On January 8, 2023, mainland China lifted the border restrictions imposed during the COVID outbreak in early 2020. Since then, mainland China has been swamped by visitors. However, tourists waiting to travel to Tibet will still have to wait another month until the Tibet travel permit resumes in April.
Yes, Tibet is preparing to re-open its border and issue travel permits for all foreign tourists from the beginning of April. Such good news for everyone who’s been desperately waiting to travel to Tibet! Even if the thought of traveling to Tibet has never crossed your mind, this is a sign to plan a trip to Tibet in 2023. It is a wonderful destination for someone who enjoys nature and also likes to learn about a new culture. Tibet is known for its rich Buddhist culture and old monasteries in the most beautiful places that will leave you in awe.
With the Tibet border re-opening in April, we are now accepting reservations for our cross-country tours to Tibet. We at Outfitter Nepal have been operating several overland and air travel to Tibet from Nepal, which had come to a halt due to COVID. We are happy to be back with our exclusive Tibet tour plans just for you.
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Can Tibet travel permits be issued from Nepal?
Yes. In fact, you don’t even require a Chinese visa if you’re traveling to Tibet from Nepal. You will be issued a Chinese Group Visa from the Chinese Embassy in Nepal, for which you have to book your travels through a certified tour operator in Tibet. It usually takes 3 business days to receive the Chinese Group Visa.
The corresponding travel agency in Nepal takes care of the visa application process on your behalf, so you just have a submit the following documents to your travel agent.
- Application form
- Passport with a minimum validity of six months
- Passport copies of previous Chinese visas (if you have any)
- Passport-sized photos
- Visa application fees, depending on the nationality and period of stay
When Tibet border is open for the Tourist ?
Tibet border is going to open from the begging of the April 2023. Who are the tibet, Mountain kailash lover, keen to visit once in their life, it is the one of the great oppurtunity to be there and enjoy your holidays.
Please get in touch with us if you’re interested in taking a tour of Tibet. Our team at Outfitter Nepal takes care of all the formalities and visa application process once you’ve submitted the required documents and visa fee to us.
Outfitter Nepal has been successfully providing excellent travel services for years. In addition to Tibet, we also organize cross-country tours to Bhutan and India. We are proud to be a pioneer in the tourism industry in Nepal by organizing trekking and sightseeing trips throughout the country. Customer safety and satisfaction are our topmost priorities. Rest assured; you’re safe in our hands.
As the border opens, there’s a sudden increase in people traveling, thus elevating the risk of COVID. So, we request our travelers to follow COVID protocols for their own safety.
Please reach out to us if you have any queries. We’re forever happy to assist you. Happy traveling!
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Raj Kumar Basnet holds more than two decades of travelling experience in different regions of Nepal. He has trekked in both popular and off-the-beaten-path Nepali trekking trails which have allowed him to gain expertise in tourism. With years of field experience under his belt, he is now concentrating on sharing as much of his tourism knowledge as possible. Now, the co-owner of Outfitter Nepal, he hopes that the knowledge he’s gained over the years would deem helpful for the travellers visiting Nepal!
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