In one's life, traveling to Tibet Autonomous Region can be an unforgettable experience it should not be missed at any cost. However some special requirements that you should not ignore but be aware of and WhindhorseTour can provide you guidance on these matters. They provide tips on how to get your Chinese visa and assistance in applying for your Tibet entry permit. You should not worry anymore about the process to obtain a Tibet entry permit because this blog will explain how easily you can get one.
The first thing is to book a group tour through a licensed travel agent like WindhorseTour who will assist you to obtain a Tibet entry permit. You wouldn't want your trip to be spoiled by some paperwork you forgot to fill out, specially if you are planning to visit the Tibet Autonomous Region. Make sure your passport at least valid for 6 months and here are two kinds of permits required:
- Tibet Travel Bureau Permit (TTB): This allows you to enter Tibet.
- Alien's Travel Permit (PSB): this permit is for traveling to "unopened" area including: Tsedang, Shigatse, Gvangtse, Ngari Region, Nyingchi Region, Chamdo Region, Chamdo Region. You can apply for this permit in Lhasa.
Due to the special requirements, it is highly recommended you book a tour from a licensed travel agency who will handle all your travel arrangements to the Tibet Autonomous Region in order to make your trip a worthwhile experience. The travel agency will send your application for a Tibet entry permit to the government of Tibet Autonomous Region. Occasionally, you may apply for TTB 10 days in advance and no more than 14 days before your intended departure date.
There are certain things you need to be aware of before you leave for Tibet, there may be some attractive advertisements giving big discounts on your Tibet entry permits. However this is not the case and these agents may be offering you the same Tibet entry permit but with below standard accommodations. Another important key factor is that you are always with your travel guide while you are in the Tibet tour. It is not legal to travel in and around Tibet Autonomous Region without a travel guide. WindhorseTour will help you to process a Tibet entry permit because we are a licensed travel agent with offices in Lhasa.
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