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mide okusagaAug,04 2018 06:04:17
i want to join the ebc trip this august..how long will it take to  get visa please? im a british citizen. thanks
admin(08-17,2018): Dear Mide,

Thanks for your inquiry, this is Kalsang Namgyal from Explore Tibet,
Tibet Travel Permits;
Tibet Travel Permit is very essential and must for foreign travelers traveling to Tibet, it can be obtained within 15 days. So we request and appreciate you to confirm booking a tour at least 15 days before your trip starts, the earlier, the better. Then we have enough time to prepare and to apply for the Tibet Travel Permit for you.
Will need you to send us clear scan copies or photos of passports and Chinese tourist L type visa. If other type of visas, need also either work permit or invitation letter. Once I receive all your documents with your tour deposit then I will process them further to work on the Tibet Travel Permit.

Best Regards,
Kalsang(your trip advisor)
CorinnaJul,25 2018 14:56:50
Hello we are 2 friends who want to make a spiritual tryp to Tibet Maximum 15 days
Which possibilities do you have
November: first half of november
admin(08-17,2018): Dear Corinna,
Thanks for your inquiry, this is Rex from Explore Tibet,
Permit information:
Tibet travel permit process take around 18 days and we need 3 days to send you the permit in Xi’an China, so we need your clear scanned copy of passport and China tourist visa. Yes, we will take care of the permit for you. As you will take train to Lhasa, you only need the copy of the permit which I will send you by email and print out 3 sheets of every page to board the train.
Tour information:
i recommend 10 days private tour for you, with only guide and driver

best regards,
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admin(07-19,2018): Dear Heather,

Thanks for your inquiry, this is Mia from Explore Tibet

Yes, we can customize the Tibet tour for you, and if you and share your plan like when you come and how many days would like to spend in Tibet, also how many people will come with you, then we can quote for you accordingly. Looking forward to hear from you.

Have a nice day!

Best Regards
Mia (Trip Advisor)
Hansa NariaparaJul,07 2018 15:58:39
We have China visa already.  We want to take the train from Xining to Lhasa, Lhasa to Kathmandu tour. And then tour Nepal.
Please can you book the train tickets for us to make sure that we are in Lhasa in time to join your tour Lhasa beginning of October or end of September please.
How much are the train tickets for 2 adults for soft sleeper?
We are flying to China from the UK,  where should we land in China to make it easier to reach Xining?

Thank you.
Kind regards
Hansa Nariapara
admin(07-11,2018): Hi Hansa,
Thanks for your inquiry, this is Rex from Explore Tibet.
Ticket information:
trains tickets to Lhasa start to sell 1 month in advance, and are very challenging to book, we can’ t guarantee you until we successfully booked it, but we will do our best with all of our resources, normally, will be no problem.and i advise you to fly to Beijing firstly, then Beijing to Xining by plane.

One way train ticket from Xining to Lhasa costs CNY1,200 per ticket for soft sleeper.
Tour information:
Since you would like to get back to Kathmandu at the end of trip. So, Here I recommend you join the group tour below on 1st Oct., cost is USD1,100 per person, at most 10 people.

Kind Regards,
Rex(yout trip advisor)
YukoJun,11 2018 07:49:08
Dear all
My friend and I are interested in joining 8D EBC tour starting on 26th Jul.
Planning to flying to Chengdu from London. Do you recommend to take any particular flight from chengdu to Lhasa? Or could you arrange the return flights Lhasa - chengdu for us? Any discount?
Also what would be the temperature around that time ? We would like to ensure to have the right range of clothes we have.
Usually rain a lot in that time?
Thank you!
admin(06-20,2018): Dear Yuko,

Thanks for your inquiry,

Flight tickets:
We also can help you book the air ticket, as in peak season, the air tickets near the full cost, we can help you book the flight tickets, but we will charge the full cost of the air ticket, no discount, because the tickets cost will change everyday. And you can choose morning, noon or afternoon flights as you wish. I hope you can understand. And you can book it by yourself will be cheaper, on this website: Expedia. com(on this website , you can book the tickets without Tibet travel permit)
The one way economy air tickets from Chengdu to Lhasa is USD271 per ticket.
The one way economy air tickets from Lhasa to Chengdu is USD271 per ticket.

In July, it was a little cool in the mornings and you would need a fleece jacket or light sweater. But the afternoons were warm. It rained every day but usually in the evening or at night. As you go to higher elevations, it is colder. Then you will need a jacket and a hat. I would think that August would be warmer than July.

Mia(your trip advisor)
SarinlakJun,05 2018 23:48:50
Now i stay in Chengdy and planning to go EBC&tibet travel on around end of june, i wanna know the cost if i ask you prepare for the flight tickets from Chengdu to lhasa
admin(06-08,2018): Dear Sarinlak,

Thanks for your inquiry, this is Sherry from Explore Tibet
Permit information:

Tibet Travel Permit is very essential and must for foreign travelers traveling to Tibet. The application can be started 2 months before the tour starts, and permit can be obtained in 15 days. We will take care of your permit application in Lhasa.
Will need you to send us clear scan copies or photos of passports and Chinese tourist L type visa. If other type of visas, need to provide with either work permit or an invitation letter.

Time is getting very tight for your permit application if you plan to travel in June.

We have a 8-day EBC group tour from June 23rd – 30th, if you are able to join in, please send passport and visa today, also confirm the booking today, so we can submit your files tomorrow. Tourism bureau doesn’t work on weekends.

After we obtain travel permit for you, still need 2-3 days to mail it to your Chengdu hotel, you need original permit to board the plane to Lhasa.

Flight tickets:

One-way economy class flight ticket from Chengdu to Lhasa costs CNY1850 (USD290) per person.

Tour details:

8 days EBC Exploration (http://www.exploretibet.com/tibet-group-tours/8-Day-EBC-Group-Tour.html )

Group tour cost is USD900 per person. Max. 10 people in one group.
Single room supplement is USD161.

total tour cost USD1061
Best Regards,

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