1) Visa for Tibet - The clients
must arrive Kathmandu at least two days prior to departure to
Tibet tour as visa working days in Chinese embassy are - Every
Monday, Wednusday and Friday only between 0900-1100 hrs.
In order to book a particular tour to
Tibet we need the following details in advance:
1) Full name as it is in the passport
2) Passport number
3) Date of Birth
7) Passport expiry date
2) Flight to Tibet - There
are regular three flights a week to Lhasa from Kathmandu or
vice versa from April to End of October. The days are Every
Tuesday, Thrusday and Saturday.
3) PHOTOGRAPHY - Still Cameras,
home video Cameras, and 8 mm movie cameras are allowed into
China but special permission is needed for 16 mm and 35 mm movie
cameras.There are strict control over taking pictures inside
the monasteris, but upon paying certain fees , a monk may allow
to take few pictures.
4) INSURANCE - We recommoned
that you insure yourself against sickness, EMERGENCY RESCUE,
accident, hospitalization, cancellation etc. as we accept no
responsibility for damages and expenses which may arise from
mishaps to persons or their belongings during these pilrgrimages.
5) MEDICINE AND HEALTH - At
present no health certificates or iniculations are required
for entry into Tibet. However because of the rugged mountainous
terrain, high altituded and non availability of good medical
facilities, we require that you be certified by a Doctor to
be medically fit for high altitude travel. It is advisable to
carry the following medicines: insect repellents, band aids,
throat lozenges, antibiotic ointment, aspirins, sleeping pills
and medication for body ach, cold and antimotion sickness. At
altitudes it is advisable not to exert oneself and drink plenty
of fluids but little alcohal.
6) SEASON - May to Sept -Best
time for visit. Though there can be landslides but can be overcome.
Apr & Oct - Moderate
Nov to Mar -Very cold
7) CLIMATE - The climate in
Tibet can be extreme varying from 25 C. in the day time to -5
C to -10 C. at night. Winds blow at a speed of 50-60 kms per
hour, and at times
FURTHER THE CLIENT SHOULD BE AWARE OF
1) RESPONSIBILITY - All arrangements within
Tibets are solely at the discretion of the China Tibet Tourisn
Bureau (CTTB), a gvernment organigation, CTTB reserves the right
to change itinraries without advance notice, depending on the
weather and road conditions.
2) REFUND - If CTTB doesnot operate particular
tour, a full refund will be made of the tour and such refund
will absolve Friendship Nepal Tours and Travels(P) ltd, Kathmanddu.
of any responsibility.
3) PAYMENTS - A 20 % deposit must be sent at
least 15 days before in favour of Friendship Nepal Tours and
Travels(P) ltd, Kathmanddu. The balance payment must reach us
10 days from the date of departure.
4) CANCELLATION - Due to the
travel policy of the Chinese authorities, the following cancellation
charges will be applicable on individual tour departure.
Less than 20 (twenty) days ----50% of the tour
cost & airfare.
Less than 10 (Ten) days ----No refund on the tour cost &
5) RESTRICTIONS - Do not carry
any Dalai Lama's pictures , free Tibet posters or T shirts,
Tibetain flags or any political Magazines or book.