Travel restrictions mean that independent travel is currently not possible, as foreign travellers need to pre-arrange a tour with a guide and transportation for their time in Tibet. On the plus side, new airports, boutique hotels and paved roads offer a level of travel comfort unheard of just a few years ago. If the rigours of high-altitude Tibet travel have deterred you in the past, now might just be the time to take the plunge.
Tibetan plateau covering 1.23 million sq km is linked to the south by the 2500km long Himalayas and to the west by the Karakoram. With an average height of 4,000 meters above sea level, Tibet encompasses some of the world's highest mountains. Mt. Everest (8848m), the world’s highest ...View Detail
Guide and Accommodation Throughout your time in Tibet you will be accompanied by a knowledgeable Tibetan guide who will not only act as an interpreter but will also provide a valuable insight into the Tibetan way of life. In Lhasa, accommodation will be at Dhood Gu or ...View Detail
Nepal Nomad’s Tours are based on entry and exit from Katmandu. However, you can also enter from parts of Mainland China, i.e. Beijing, Chengdu Xian, etc. Air China flies between Katmandu and Lhasa across the mighty Himalayas. This flight offers spectacular views of Mt. Everest, Makalu and many ...View Detail
LHASA The magnificent Potala Palace dominates the city of Lhasa. It contains the winter quarters of the Dalai Lama, the jewel-encrusted gold and silver stupas of previous Dalai Lamas as well as numerous grand staterooms and many important chapels. There are many superb statues, mandalas, murals and thangkas ...View Detail
Vaccination requirements change frequently, so we suggest you consult your doctor prior to your trip. We also recommend that each person carries a basic first aid kit. The main health consideration in Tibet is altitude related illness or Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS). You may experience some mild symptoms ...View Detail