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What to Pack

Time: 29-01-2019 This Article is Composed by BudgetTibetTour

What emotions come to mind when you think about a Tibet travel - happiness, excitement, and enjoyment. But apart from the joyous feelings there is a feeling of tension which is related to packing. Most people become anxious when they decide what to take and what to leave. The fear of forgetting something important torment them very much. In this guide, we will give you a list of basic things which a visitor should take while traveling to Tibet.

Necessary Documents to Bring to Tibet

  • Passport and Chinese Visa. Do bring your valid passport, Chinese visa as well as maybe some of your certificate photos and other important documents or materials needed for your travel.
  • Tibet Travel Permit. It refers to a piece of paper listing the group participants on a Tibet tour, which is needed before an airline ticket can be purchased. You can apply for a Tibet travel permit on your own or contact a travel agency to help you arrange it.
  • A Card with Your Personal Information. Make a card with your personal information on, including your full names, nationality, home phone and address, in case you are ever in trouble.
  • Printed Itinerary. A guidebook is also helpful for you to know more about your destinations and will save time when traveling.

Basic Packing Items for a Tibet Travel

This is the most important part for traveling to Tibet. Apart from some likes and dislikes of the person the decision should also be based on the weather conditions of Tibet.

1. Clothes, Shoes and Equipment

 
  Clothes & Shoes Sun-protection & Rain
Spring A thick cotton jacket plus general thermal underwear, pants, sportswear with thin long johns, comfortable underwear.
  1. Sunglasses
  2. Mask can not only protect you from getting sunburned but also keep you warm at night.
  3. A sunscreen with a SPF of 30 or higher.
  4. Umbrellas:Tibet summer is a rainy season. (often rains at night),
Summer T-shirrs (4-5 short sleeves and long sleeves), casual trousers, light jacket (night), sweater, high-top outdoor shoes.
Autumn sweaters, jackets, thick coat and thermal underwear, sports pants and thinker long johns
Winter Sweaters, down jackets, sports pants plus thick warm long johns, gloves, scarf, a hard-soled shoe
Clothes Packing List for Traveling to Tibet

Note: Do not wear clothes that are too revealing, especially when you pay a visit to some sacred monasteries, since Tibetan society is very conservative.
 
2. Medicine 

It is important to take some essential medicines in case you get sickness in Tibet. You can consult your doctors for advice. Following is a list of items you should consider including in your medical kit - consult your pharmacist for brands available in your country.
  • Diamonx, you need it in case AMS happens
  • Insect repellent, sunscreen, lip balm and eye drops.
  • Calamine lotion, sting relief spray or aloe vera-to ease irritation from sunburn and insect bites or stings.
  • Antifungal cream or powder - for fungal skin infections and thrush.
  • Cold and Flu tablets, throat lozenges and nasal decongestant.
3. Foods: High energy foods & drinks: Energy bar, chocolate, beef jerky, and some high energy drinks, etc.
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Travelers' Questions Might Help

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user portrait Ms. ki*** from: 8 Days Tibet Mt. Everest Base Camp Group Tour

Hi,

I am interested to join 8 days tibet basecamp tour. in sep 2 schedule
I am Indian female living in hong kong right now and plan to reach lhasa by train.
May I know the pricing of single supplement room? Will there be availability of vegetarian food?

Thanks,
ki***

Answered by Helen

Ms. ki***,

Greetings from Helen at Budget Tibet Tour, and welcome you to join 8 days Tibet Mt. Everest group tour. If you travel alone, there is single room supplement fee, but this fee can be spared if there is another person who can share the same room with you. And it's no problem for you to get vegetarian food, we will tell your special requirement to our guide, and the guide will help you order vegetarian food. If you live in Hong Kong and want to take train to Lhasa, you can get to Guangzhou firstly, then taking train from Guangzhou to Lhasa. I will send detailed itinerary to your email, please check it. Warm regards,

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