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All our Tibet tours will bring you the destination as close as possible. We offer private tours with English speaking local guides, private transfers and handpicked accommodations. Whether you want visit the highlights of Tibet or looking for an in depth experience, our travel experts tailor made the right holiday package for you.

Tibet, known as the Tibetan Autonomous Region within China, is located on the immense Qinghai-Tibet Plateau with the altitude averaging 4,000 metres. Locked in its mountain fortress of the Himalayas it is only recently that outsiders have had open access to visit the holy city of Lhasa and other parts of this mysterious region. Many times the size of Nepal or Bhutan, there has never been a better time to visit this area of the world before it becomes overly popular and undergoes modernisation.

Please note: The government stopped approving special permits for February & March for foreigners.

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Tibet Tour Itineraries

All GetAboutAsia itineraries are customisable to suit your interests, budget and timeframe. To get you started we've listed some of our favourites below. Our Asia Travel Experts are waiting to answer your questions.

Lhasa to Kathmandu Overland Tour

7 Days, from AU $1,811

Catch a glimpse of the picturesque Tibetan countryside, witness amazing views of the Himalaya and immerse yourself within the history of the old cities.

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Central Tibet and Namtso Tour

8 Days, from AU $1,782

Witness the "Heavenly Lake" of Tibet, also known as the Namtso Lake, visit Tibet's most impressive sights and stroll through the history of Lhasa, Gyantse and Shigatse.

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Tibet Adventure in a small group tour

15 Days, from AU $2,999

Take part in rituals and haggle for a bargain in the markets. From modern Beijing, travel back in time across scenic countryside to Tibet on this well-packed overland adventure.

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Simply Lhasa, Tibet

4 Days, from AU $1,232

Mountain locked and remote, Lhasa has a thousand years of cultural and spiritual history. The Tibetan capital is surrounded with a romance and mystique that captures the imagination like few other cities in the world.

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Lhasa, Everest Base Camp and Namtso Lake Tour

10 Days, from AU $2,240

Get acquainted with the history of Lhasa, experience the Everest Base Camp and relax at the holy Namtso Lake.

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8-day Trip Lhasa to Everest Base Camp Tour

8 Days, from AU $1,623

Witness the sun rising from the top of Mount Everest and visit the main tourists sites of Tibet with this 8-day trip.

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Kailash Manasarovar and Guge Kingdom Exploration Tour

17 Days, from AU $4,166

Take part in the famous Tibetan Kora pilgrimages, visit the Everest Base Camp and visit the old cities of Tibet drenched in history.

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Multi-Country Tour Itineraries with Tibet

All GetAboutAsia itineraries are customisable to suit your interests, budget and timeframe. To get you started we've listed some of our favourites below. Our Asia Travel Experts are waiting to answer your questions.

First Time Tibet

9 Days, from AU $2,922

Locked in its mountain fortress of the Himalayas, Tibet has long exercised a unique hold on the imagination of people the world over. It's only recently that outsiders have had open access to visit this amazing region.

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Himalayas of Tibet

5 Days, from AU $1,648

Lhasa is at the epicenter of all things that is Tibet. Get the broad perspective on Tibet with this short, engaging tour that goes at great length to demystify the forbidden kingdom.

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"Getaboutasia and local office in Nepal and Tibet (Palpasa) have probably provided the best service from any tour operators I have ever had....which has made my whole trip so much easier and enjoyable. Tibet guide Purbhu even helped celebrate my birthday with a cake! How awesome! Tibet is just the most interesting, unspoilt and clean destination....just WOW......! " — Kerry, Coffs Harbour, April 2019

"The guides, particularly the Tibet guide Mr Tawa, and drivers were very good. We were very well looked after. Accommodation was good, indeed very nice in Lhasa at Fourpoint. Overall, we were very happy. " — Mr and Mrs Jayasuriya, Melbourne, September 2018

"Enjoyed China and Tibet! People were very friendly. Location of Lhasa hotel was superb. I had two days travelling outside of Lhasa and I am glad I organised it that way to see rural Tibet. My wish came true when I sat next to a pure white shaggy yak on the shores of Namtso Lake!" — Elizabeth , Mt Tamborine, July 2018

"We enjoyed our trip to China, Nepal and Tibet. This is our 3rd trip with Getabouatsia and we liked the guides and drivers. Our highlights of our trip included China - Shanghai, Tibet – drive to Mt Everest, Nepal – Kathmandu. Thank you for your help. " — Paul and Caroline, Sydney, May 2018

"We had always looked forward to enjoying the history and culture of China and Tibet but our 28-day experience through GetAboutAsia was so much more than we had anticipated. Very memorable. " — Mr and Mrs Whimp, , November 2017

"What an interesting place is Lhasa - plains and lakes surrounded by mountains. We have been asked more than once if people can have their photo taken with us. Westerners are a novelty as we make up only about 10% annually of tourists. We enjoyed yak patties, naan bread and Tibetan noodles - all good stuff. " — Mr and Mrs Cumming, Sydney, October 2017

"The back door of St Regis led us onto the old town. It was close to the Nunnery and the Muslim area. one night we had amazing sate and pulled spicy hand cut noodles from there. Anyway the hotel room has serviced well and a fridge brought in just for us. Samie is a wonderful Monastery plus the beautiful countryside in peace without hordes of tourists. The Tibetans are lovely people!" — Mr Hammett, Sydney, November 2017

"We were constantly amazed at the value of the trip. The drivers were great and patient - the guides were very good. The accommodation was good - very comfortable and food was excellent. It is always difficult to pick favourites as each place has something of its own to offer. Attached a photo of us at 5,000m at the Lake Yamdork in Tibet. Thanks again for dealing with the visa and permits- everything went exceptionally well. It was a great trip." — Kate & Robert, Adelaide, SA, June 2015
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