• All transfer by tourist bus and jeep, Tibet, sightseeing in route, lodge accommodation along the way in two in sharing basis with breakfast. Monastery entrance fees, one English speaking guide for all tour, budget hotel in Lhasa, Flight ticket Lhasa-Kathmandu, Tibet travel permit, group visa etc.
• Meals, personal expenses, airport tax, insurance, emergency visa fees, tips, incase of land slide on the way porter fee etc.
CLOTHING ACCESSORIES: From Oct.- March warm clothes are required to fight the frosty cold. From April-September light clothes to shun the scorching heat. However a jacket and a sweater are advised throughout the year as the weather may unexpectedly change at any time. The recommended items are: A domestic first aid kit, toilet and tissue papers, flashlight, sleeping bag, comfortable walking shoes, dust masks, utility knife, sun hat, sun glasses, suntan lotion and a limited number of clothes.
CUSTOMS: There is no permission on still and video cameras, tape recorders or radios as long as they are registered with a custom official. Printed matters considered unsuitable by the Chinese Government are prohibited. Customs regulations forbid the export of art objects created prior to 1959 or souvenirs in amounts deemed to be excessive.
FOOD & DRINKS: Tibet has only a handful of towns and Tibetan cuisine is not exactly the most varied in the world. It is a handy to carry. Anything that can be brewed with hot, water instant coffee, drinking chocolate, tea (bags) soup cubes, powdered milk, other food items worth considering are instant noodles, vegemite nuts and raisins, chocolate, dry foods and biscuits.
BUSINESS HOURS: Government offices are usually closed on SATURDAY and SUNDAY.
CURRENCY: RENMNBI, The people’s money used by millions of Chinese everyday, circulates in notes a of 1,2,5, 10 and 50, 100 Yuan, 1,2 Jiao, 1,2 and 5 fen. There are also coins for 1, and 5 fen. With the Chinese Currency Renminbi, one Yuan is divided into 10 jiao, into 10 fen. (US$ 1 =10 yuan).
AIRPORT: Lhasa Gonggar Airport is approx. 96 kms. Away from Lhasa.
AIR TICKET RECONFIRMATION: Your guide will reconfirm the air ticket upon payment of RMB 30, which is the reconfirmation fee charged by China Southwest Airlines.
CANCELLATION POLICY: A cancellation charge of 50% for confirmed booking up to SEVEN DAYS before departure to TIBET will be charged after which NO REFUND will be entertained. Further under no circumstance will there be a refund on NO SHOW UPS and DELAY in ARRIVALS.
HEALTH & ALTITUDE PROBLEMS: Traveling in Tibet involves high altitude and can be strenuous. Clients with heart and lung problems or blood diseases should consult their doctor before booking the trip. Very rare cases of altitude sickness have been reported. Simple headache, fever, loss of appetite and stomach disorders can happen before the acclimatization. Advised, drink approx. 03 liters. Of water per day, do not strain yourself, move slowly, breathe deeply and take regular rests please do not smoke & do not drink alcohol.