If you fly from Kathmandu to Lhasa, officers of the airlines will check your passport and Chinese Group Visa when you get your boarding pass. Our guide in Lhasa will pick you up at Lhasa airport with the Tibet Travel Permit.
If you travel from Kathmandu to Lhasa by overland by crossing the Gyirong Port, you need to bring your passport and Chinese Group Visa, at the port, our guide will wait for you and help you cross the Customs with the Tibet Travel Permit.
Chinese Group Visa issued in Kathmandu, Nepal
To conclude, no matter you travel from Kathmandu to Lhasa by air or overland, you only have to bring your own passport and Chinese Group Visa (our visa agent in Kathmandu will help to apply for you); we, your local Tibet tour operator will hand the Tibet Travel Permit and pick you up with that permit allows you to travel in Tibet.
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Hello I am planning a trip to Katmandu and on to Lhasa and Mt. Kalias. I am pilgrim. Let me know costs and details I intend to fly or go overload from Katmandu Lhasa etc. Thx.
Dear Mr. To***,
Thanks very much for your inquiry. Travelling to Tibet from Nepal, you need to apply for Chinese Group Visa in Kathmandu. Firstly, we'll apply for visa invitation letter with copy of your passport. Next, we'll send visa invitation letter to you and our partner in Kathmandu. When you arrive in Kathmandu, you need to meet with our partner and give them your original passport, then they will go to Chinese embassy and apply for Chinese Group Visa for you. When you board plane from Kathmandu to Lhasa, they'll only check your passport and Chinese Group Visa. Apart from Chinese Group Visa, you also need Tibet Permit, we'lll apply for Tibet Permit for you in Lhasa, and our guide will pick you up at Lhasa airport with your permit. I will send detailed itinerary to your email, please check it. Thanks & Regards
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