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Tibet has been one of the most repressed and societies in the world today. Tibet Autonomous (TAR), also called the Xizang autonomous region, is located in the southwest frontier of the People's Republic of China. It is inhabited primarily by people of Tibetan ethnicity. With an elevation of 4900 meters, Tibet is the highest region on earth.
Tibet has maintained the beauties of it's previous years, such as the fascinating Gompas, historical marketplaces, ever-smiling and fun-loving Tibetans, awesome Aqua blue lakes etc which compensate every tourist with an indelible long life memory.
Tibet is now a part of China, different than the materialistic and modern phase of living. Tibet is the land of spiritual exercise and practice in pure Buddhism. Besides Buddhism, Tibet is also a perception of the existence of sacred holy land for Hindus as Kailash and Manasarovar. Tibetan Buddhism has the chief influence on the art, music, festivals, and lifestyle of the region.
The traveler interested for Tibet tour should carry a password, which is valid at least for next six month. The passport should have plenty of bank pages for visas, entry and re-entry stamps and extensions. If a traveler is carrying other identities like driving license, student card would be better.
Traveling to Tibet requires a Chinese visa and Tibet travel permit, which both can be obtained in Kathmandu with the help of Great Vision Trek & Expedition. A traveler with Chinese visa will still need to apply for the Tibet Travel Permit. The permit is still required for foreign travelers traveling to Tibet from mainland China. The trip outside the Lhasa also requires an additional permit which is arranged by us.
If a traveler became very sick or seriously injured, need to be evacuated by the air. For this case, a traveler should be sure that the travel insurance covers the evacuation.
Attached Image: Hindu Devotee praying Lord Shiva at Manasoravar Lake, Tibet. Mt. Kailash is the mountain seen at the backgroud.