Tips on Tibet Travel PermitThousands of people travel to Tibet and Nepal every year to experience the unique culture and visit some of the highest, most remote areas of the world. Nepal, the kingdom of the Himalayas and the Tibet is "third pole of the world" that are all popular destination for travelers all over the world with breathtaking landscapes and mysterious Buddhism. There is no doubt that Tibet is a charming and unique place.
However，Due to special geographical and political reasons，China's censorship of people entering Tibet is very strict.so，the first tip， If you want to enter Tibet，according to the laws of the People's Republic of China, in addition to the Chinese visa, foreigners need a Tibet tourist permit (some people also call it a Tibet visa) to get to Lhasa by train or plane.
2. when you apply for a Tibet Travel, it is best not to mention Tibet.
if you mention that you would travel Tibet during your stay in China, China Embassy would requires you to present Tibet Tourism Bureau Permit (also called Tibet Travel Permit, short for TTB), but here in Tibet, Tibet Tourism Bureau would not issue TTB until China Visa copy is provided. To sum up they are contradictory policies of different government departments which never get fixed, somehow.
It's terribly annoying, to you as well as to us, but we don't see it to be fixed any time soon. Thus to avoid the unnecessary trouble, we suggest you NOT TO MENTION TIBET when apply China Visa, or your visa application will be rejected.
3. Tibet agency needs many documents & info from each and every traveler to obtain a Tibet Travel Permit(TTB) and The time needed to apply for it changes irregularly. But they usually need at least 16 days prior to file the application with these documents &. info. Tibet Tourism Bureau will issue TTB permit about 7 days or so prior tour starting date. So，everything must now be arranged beforehand, including any trekking itinerary you have planned.
Due to the tough natural environment with an averagely low temperature and small temperature gap. Tibet is one of the harshest places for human existence. Before you start your trip，you need to know Latest highly practical Tibet Travel advice about the weather, the best time to visit Tibet, cost, permits, transportation, attractions, high altitude sickness, maps, etc . Make better preparation for your Tibet Travel.
I hoep those Tips will help you have a happy journey.