Tibet Group Tours
Exploring Tibet highlights with fix-departure small group tour packages at lowest price.

Tibet Group Tours

Travel Tibet China offers various Tibet group tours at a reasonable price, you will experience with the soul and experience the magic and beauty of Tibet.

Our Tibet group tour has a few most popular Tibet tour itineraries, including Lhasa tours, Everest base camp tours, Mount Kailash tours and more. If you don’t find a tour on our schedule that fits yours, you can also design your own Tibet tour with our travel experts. In order to make you experience authentic characters of your destination at a better price, we pick up the most classic tours connecting every single highlight of each place.

From your initial contact with Travel Tibet China all the way through the conclusion of your tour. You will benefit not only from our relatively lower prices also the best services from our tour consultants, guides and drivers.

Here below let's recommend some of the most famous Tibet group tour packages. You can select your favorite route. We can also help you to find more like-minded tourists to join your tour.

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Recommended Tibet Group Tour Packages for 2020

The first time visitors to explore the most popular and featured destinations in Tibet, including Lhasa, Mount Everest, Shigatse, Yamdrok Lake, etc. They are all very classic itineraries in Tibet and have been chosen by more than half of our customers. The 8 Days Lhasa Everest Classic Group Tour is strongly recommended because it connects two most popular destinations in Tibet - Lhasa and Mount Everest. The 7 Days Join-in Lhasa to Kathmandu Overland Tour will also take the route from Lhasa to Mount Everest, but allow you to leave Tibet directly for Nepal. The 4 Days Best Lhasa Highlights Tour is suitable for those who want to have a brief impression of Tibetan culture. All three tour packages offer you competitive prices for traveling in different periods of the year.

5 Days Lhasa and Ganden Monasteries Grou...

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This 5 Days Lhasa to Ganden Monastery group tour will take you to the Great Three Monasteries of Tibet in just one go with a delightful trekking around Ganden Monastery to experience the vi...

15 Days Mt. Kailash & Guge Kingdom Sight...

lhasa - yamdrok lake - shigatse - mt.everest - lake manasarova - kailash trek - saga

This 15 Days Mt. Kailash & Guge Kingdom sightseeing tour, you will experience a pilgrimage of the Mount Kailash and explore the Guge Kingdom Ancient Site.

14 Days Mt. Kailash Trekking & EBC Tour

lhasa - yamdrok lake - shigatse - mt.everest - lake manasarova - kailash trek - saga

This is truly a journey to feel, magnificent temples, mountain passes, snow-capped peaks, nomad camps, pilgrims of Tibet. Start the trip from exploring the heart of central Tibet.

5 Day Lhasa to Yamdrok Lake Tour

lhasa - karuola glacier - yamdrok lake

Visit the Lhasa, enjoy the marvelous scenery around Karuola Glacier and Yamdrok Lake. Explore the holy city Lhasa's famous attractions, then take a daytour to visit the holy lake - Yamdrok.

12 Days Lhasa - EBC- Namtso - Tsedang Gr...

lhasa - yamdrok lake - shigatse - everest - namtso - tsedang

This itinerary involves the major attractions in Lhasa & EBC and a two day-tour to the oldest Samye monastery. Then, you can continue your exploration to the cultural root of Tibet in Tseda...

4 Days Lhasa Small Group Tour

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This is classic Lhasa city tour itinerary which covers the best highlights of holy ciy Lhasa, including the magnificent palace, temples, street, etc.

8 Days Lhasa to Everest Base Camp Tour

lhasa - yamdrok lake - shigatse - everest

from Lhasa to Everest Base Camp via Shigatse, and enjoy the beautiful scenery of Mt. Everest.

7 Days Lhasa to Yamdrok & Namtso Lake To...

lhasa - gyantse - shigatse - namtso

Tourists will be able to see the majestic mountainous range and sacred lakes on the roof of the world.

6 Days Lhasa and Namtso Lake Tour

lhasa - namotso lake

Enjoy the Lhasa tour before driving to Lake Namtso and viewing the stunning vista of holy Namtso Lake.

17 Days Northern Mt Kailash(Ngari) Tour

lhasa - yamdrok lake - shigatse - mt.everest - lake manasarova - kailash trek - saga - namtso

A trip to visit Mt. Kailash (Gyantse, Shigatse, EBC, Lake Manasarovar, Mt. Kailash, Tsada Earth Forest, Site of Ancient Guge Kingdom, etc.) 17 days Round Trip to Northern Tibet.

Highlights of Tibet Attractions

Tibet, being known as the Roof of the World, is the highest place to heaven, with an average elevation of 4,900 meters. Located in a plateau north of the Himalayas, it is a mysterious, exotic place that many outsiders yearned for. Since the beginning of the 20th century, the massive, tranquil land with its majestic scenery and mysterious religious culture has exerted an awesome draw on travelers. If it’s your first time in Tibet, you cannot miss the top attractions listed below, because they represent the most authentic Tibet.

Potala Palace

The Potala Palace is included in the first important national cultural relics protection list. It is the world’s largest and most intact ancient castle-style complex located on the highest altitude.

Jokhang Temple

The 1,300-year-old Jokhang Temple is the spiritual center of Lhasa permeated with intense incense. The life-sized statue of the Shakyamuni at the age of 12 is worshiped in the main hall.

Namtso Lake

Best time to visit: June to September
Literally meaning Heavenly Lake, Namtso Lake is really worthy of its name. With shimmering turquoise-like blue water and flying colorful flags, Namtso Lake attracts plentiful photographers...

Everest Base Camp

Best time to visit: Summer & Autumn
Everest Base Camp is a desirable place for tourists to take a panoramic view of Mount Everest – the highest peak in the world. Besides, it acts as an important scientific observation base and Mt. Everest mountaineering headquarters. (Not Open to Tourists Now)

Useful Guide and Tips about Tibet Group Tours

What Makes Us Different? Why Travel with Us?


SAFE & COMFORT
* Use standard A/C Tourist Vehicle in tour with Oxygen supply to make tour safe and comfort.
* Use Fingertip Blood Oxygen meter to followguests’health condition on tour.
* Includes Travel Insurance covering unexpected accident.
* Hand-picked Restaurants with SAFE FOOD and local flavor.
* Comfortable Hotel with good location and Tasty Breakfast.
* Tourist-friendly Service to offer Sleeping Bagsfor Everest Tour at clients’ request

AUTHENIC EXPERIENCE
* Traditional Tibetan Welcome Dinner and use Tibetan restaurants as much as possible.
* Pay more attention to interaction and activities with local communities rather than just tour. Like visiting Tibetan Village, Hanging Praying Flag, dining in Tibetan Tea House, etc. (based on different tours)


TO MEET THE DEMAND OF YOUTH
* Offer Guest House Options to youth to minimize the cost of a tour.
* Offer opportunity for solo travelers to share room cost with group members. NOT mandatory Single Room Supplement Charge.


EASY TO BOOK TRAIN TICKETS TO LHASA
We have significant advantages for visitors booking train tickets to Tibet from the Chinese mainland, Tourists can book train tickets along with group tour package once for all with Travel Tibet China.

Most Asked Questions about Tibet Small Group Tour


1. How many people will be in each tour group?

Group sizes vary from trip to trip. Our tour groups are average of around 8-10 tourists, with a maximum of 12 to ensure the quality of our service .

2. How many people are needed for a tour group? If no one else joins in the group, will it be cancelled?

When you book the group from our company, once the deposit payment is received, no matter how many people will join in the group, the trip will be guaranteed unless there is an uncontrolled situation (such as political factors or Tibet stops being open to foreign tourists).

3. Do we need to gather together in the same city to enter Tibet?

Customers who join in the group don't have to go to a designated city to gather. You can either take a train or plane from any mainland city to Lhasa. We will process the Tibet Permit application respectively for each customer.

4. Is there only one Tibet Permit for a group? Do I have to depart from the same mainland city as other people?

Every customer needs a Tibet Permit and we will process the Tibet Permit application respectively for each customer. If there are 10 people in a group, 10 Tibet Permit are needed for each customer to enter Tibet from different mainland cities either by train or by air. Therefore, customers who join in the group can choose where and how to enter Lhasa in Tibet, as long as you arrive in Lhasa on the designated arrival date of the group.

5. What are the quality standards of the hotels for the tour group? Can I pick a hotel?

At present, the hotels for our tour groups are carefully selected to satisfy our customers the most with a fair price. At present, the starting standard we provide is economical. If you prefer a higher standard, you can upgrade the room to a more comfortable one. Due to limited conditions in Tibet, you can only upgrade the room to a five-star standard one in Lhasa, Shigatse, and Nyingchi (Five-star hotels are only available in these 3 cities). If you have any other specific concerns about the accommodation conditions, please contact our travel consultants.

6. May I book a hotel by myself?

Customers can book the hotel by themselves. Please confirm with the hotel whether they are qualified to host foreigners. In Tibet, foreign customers can only choose hotels which are qualified for hosting foreigners. In some remote areas, since there are only small inns, motels or guest houses, you may not be able to book online. In this case, we can book it for you. Therefore, if you prefer to book the hotel yourself, please confirm with your travel consultant in advance for us to make better arrangements for you.

7. What kind of vehicles are used for the tour group?

The vehicles we use vary according to the size of the groups. At present, the vehicles range from 7-passenger minivans to 23 – passenger buses.

8. Will there be any shopping stops for the tour group?

All our tour groups are none-shopping tour groups. The tour guide will not take the customers to any shopping places to spend money. Visitors can purchase souvenirs to their own preferences.

9. Are the costs of the tickets for the attractions listed on the itinerary included in the payment for the group tour? Do I have to visit every attraction on the itinerary?

The price of tickets for attractions in Tibet varies from busy seasons to off seasons. In this winter, many places and some temples are even free to visit. Therefore, tickets cost is not included in the group tours. On one hand, tourists can pay the tour guide according to the actual ticket price. On the other hand, tourists who are not interested in visiting temples can save some money by not paying the entrance fee.

10. How much luggage am I allowed to bring? Are there any restrictions for the luggage I bring?

Luggage limit mainly depends on the airlines requirements. For airlines in mainland China, free luggage is limited to one backpack or suitcase per passenger weighing 20kg or less (except for low-cost airlines). Excess luggage will be charged at 15% of the full ticket price / kg (please check with the airlines), while there is no restriction to the luggage Weight on trains. When arriving in Tibet, the coaches have no restrictions on the weight nor size of the luggage. No fees will be charged for luggage either.

11. How can I make a reservation for visiting the Potala Palace?

Tickets are not included in our package, but we will help our customers to make reservations for the Potala Palace in advance to guarantee their visit on the appointed day.

12. Are there many restaurants along the way of the group tour? Can I freely choose what I like to eat?

Dietary conditions are normally limited in Tibet expect for some big cities such as Lhasa and Shigatse. Customers can choose restaurants they prefer or try some restaurants the tour guide recommend as well. As long as time allows, you can choose where you like to dine in Lhasa or Shigatse. But once being out of the urban area, there are basically Sichuan restaurants along the way without many other options. Since the time for having meals is limited on the way, generally the whole tour group will dine in the same restaurant.

13. Is there any vegetarian restaurant in Tibet? Where I am supposed to eat at if I am a vegetarian?

In Tibet, there are some vegetarian restaurants in big cities such as Lhasa. But there are no vegetarian restaurants along the way due to limited conditions. Please communicate with the tour guide in advance if you are a vegetarian. The tour guide will help our customers to order vegetarian dishes in the restaurant and let the chef prepare vegetarian meals for you.

14. Is the tour guide Tibetan?

Some of our tour guides are Tibetans, and some are not. They are either natives to Tibet or from other cities. However, our tour guides all have been working in Tibet for many years. They have a profound knowledge and understanding of Tibet's history, culture and customs. They are very experienced in how to serve our customers and handle the altitude sickness.

15. Can one person alone join in your tour group?

The original intention of gathering a tour group is to save the costs for those who travels alone. So you are welcome to join in our tour group by yourself.

16. Can the travel agency book the air/train tickets for me? How much it will cost?

For customers who participate in our group (whether it is a join-in group or a private group), we provide air/train tickets booking service. The price of the air/train tickets vary according to different seasons or flights, etc. If you need to book a ticket/train ticket, please contact our travel consultant for the latest air/train tickets’ price information.

17. What happens if I had an altitude sickness during the tour?

If an acute altitude sickness occurs to you during the tour. You can breathe oxygen for an immediate relief (a 4L oxygen cylinder for each passenger will be provided on the car). If you need to see a doctor, the driver or the guide will accompany you to the clinic/hospital in Lhasa or Shigatse. If you happen to be in a remote area such as Everest Base Camp, you will be taken to the nearest clinic to be treated (the cost of the car and medical expenses need to be paid by the customers themselves).

18. Is there any age limit for participating in the group?

There is no clear age restriction for Tibet tours has no clear age limit. So far, the youngest customer we had was 4 years old and the oldest was 70 years old. If you are planning to travel to Tibet, please consult your doctor for professional advice on whether your health condition allows you to go to Tibet.

19. If you have to withdraw halfway through the tour because of the altitude sickness, can I have a refund?

If you need to end the trip and leave early due to an altitude sickness or other emergencies, your payment for the unconsumed items and the hotel will be refunded according to the actual conditions. If you share the payment for a hotel room with another group member, the number of rooms booked will be the same and the payment will not be refunded.

20. If I join in the tour group by myself, do I have to pay a single room supplement?

If you join in our group by yourself, we will try to find another single customer of the same gender to share a room with you if you like, which can help you to save a single room supplement.

21. How do I get my Tibetan Permit? Can you send it to where I live in my country?

The Tibet Permit is not allowed to be delivered to foreign countries. On the one hand, the Tibet Permit will usually be ready 7-10 days before you enter Tibet. So there may not be enough time to send it abroad. On the other hand, there is a risk of losing it by shipping. Tibet Permit is a very important document and you are required to show the original one to board if you are taking an airplane to enter Tibet. We will mail it to the mainland city where our customer is flying from, or it will be delivered to your hotel or the airport of your departure flight. If you are taking a train to enter Tibet, you only need to print out an A4-size color copy of the Tibet Permit after we send a scanned copy of it to your mailbox, which will enable you to board the train.

22. What is an economy hotel? What is the level of an economy hotel?

The standard of a economy hotel is of about 3-star. Not every hotel in Tibet have a star-rating. The hotel we use for our tour group is as good as or even better-facilitated than some 3 star hotels. We pick the hotels according to their actual conditions including the facilities and services instead of just the star-rating. Due to limited resources in Tibet, the general level of the hotels cannot be compared with those in other big cities in China. Your understanding is highly appreciated.

23. Do I have to take a designated train or plane to arrive in Lhasa to make for the pick-up shuttle?

As long as you arrive in Lhasa on the agreed designated date, no matter what time it is, whether it is a train or an airplane, our agency provides free shuttle service. The same applies to the drop-off services. As long as you leave on the same day after the group tour ends, you will be provided free drop-off service for you train or plane any time on that day.

24. Are there any discount for tickets of attractions in Tibet? Is there a discount for the elderly or children?

Currently, Tibet's ticket discount policy is only applicable to people from mainland China, Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan, not for foreigners.

25. In Everest Base Camp or Namtso where there are only guest houses or tents, can 2 people share a room?

There are only one big long bed in the tents of Everest Base Camp. Generally, 8-12 people share one tent. When in the peak seasons, more people will share one tent, so there is no room for just 2 people. There are 2-person rooms in the guest houses in Namtso, which is more expensive. If you prefer to have a 2-person room by yourself, please contact our travel consultant to upgrade it and pay the single room supplement.

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