Our guests need Chinese Visa for entering Tibet. For Tibet only group visa is issued by the Chinese Authority. For visa procedure we must need copy of your passport at least 45 days prior to the commencing your trip. You may send it us through email to our official email address.
We do visa procedure from Kathmandu. We need your original passport with two passport size photos and home address detail on the arrival day of your Kathmandu.
Notes to be considered for Chinese (Tibet) Visa
1. For Chinese (Tibet) visa you must be in possession of valid passport for at least 6 months.
2. The copy of your passport that you send us one month before and your actual passport must be same in order to avoid the risk of not getting the visa.
3. The traveler who is joining Kailash Mansarovar Heli Tour should send us the scanned copy of original passport with two passport size photographs before 45 days prior to commencing the trip.
4. Do not apply for Chinese visa in your country by yourself if you are intending to travel Tibet via Kathmandu (Nepal). If you had applied for the Chinese Visa in your country prior to arrival in Kathmandu, it would be automatically cancelled when we apply for you in Kathmandu.
All arrangements within Tibet are solely at the discretion of China Tibet Tourism Bureau, a government organization and we have no control over the quality of facilities.
Check List of Packing
The following list is suggested to pack for KailashMansarovar Tour. Please use this list as a guideline. Adjustments to the list can be done according to your needs and interests.
Lightweight cotton long loose fitting pants
Light and weight thermal tops
Fleece jacket or pullover
Lightweight gloves wool or fleeced
Thick, warm wool hiking socks
Hiking shoes with spare laces
Running shoes or sandals with back strap for evening
Daypack Bag (30-40L)
Torch or headlamp with spare bulbs and batteries
Basic First Aid Kit
Prescription drugs if you may be taking daily
Trekking Poles/ sticks
Refillable water bottle – Min 1 Litre
Swim wear for bath at Mansarovar (if you need)
Sunglasses with UV protection + retainer (thread / chain)
Personal Hygiene / Toiletry
Light weight towel
Tissue /toilet roll
Wet wipes / Body wipes
Anti bacterial hands wash
Tooth brush/paste (preferably biodegradable)
Soap (preferably biodegradable)
Foot powder / cream
Multi Nail clippers / Swiss army knife
Face and body moisturizer
Sunscreen and lip balm
Small hand mirror
Wide tooth comb / brush (especially for women)
Camera & Binoculars
Bed sheet (if you need your own)
Shawl / Thin fleece blanket
Protein bars, chocolate, dried fruits, candies, snack, readymade foods
Umbrella or Rain Suits
Pooja Samagri according to your tradition
First Aid Medical Kit
AK Holidays provides first aid medicines and medical kits.