Saturday, January 22, 2011

Tibet Travel Information

Nepal to Tibet travel information


Tibet travel Information
Facts for the visitors

Visa and entry procedure
There is need a group visa in tibet, no facility to give a single visa or a individual visa for the tibet.so, better to contact through any agency , they will manage the group and give a visa. you have to need a photocopy of the passport before 25 days. it is need a original passport one day before. From a Nepal no facility to get the chinease visa. you can get the chinease visa in the boarder of  the tibet and china or after reaching the china. if you like to go directly to china you can get the visa from your home country Embassy. 


Entry routes
Entry route of the tibet is from the  Nepal  is kathmandu. from kathmandu you can go by bus or directly flight to Lasha. you can get the tibetan  group visa from a nepal. other route to enterT ibet by blight from the chendu or bejing and from a Honkong. now a days there is facility to go Bejing from the train. 

Guides and accommodation:
There are best English speaking guide in tibet. They will explain tibetan cultural and way of the life, however all the guide have no excellent and same kind of  the quality, so better to carry a Guide book if it is possible . 
             along the way  of the Lasha there is found the Hotel of the basic quality. in the main city Gyantse, shigatse found a good hotel and reasonable prices. there is no find standard quality of the HOtel everywhere, so  better to not expect very good hotel. 


Transportation:-
Lasha is now joined train facility to the china. condition of the road or road quality of tibet are no good as china. Almost japanese 4WD jeeps are used to carry the tourist and Truck are used to supply the tourist. 

Best time to visit Tibet:
The best time to visit tibet is April to november. Trekking for the mount kalish and mansarovar is beginning from the April and November, at this time no snow and clear sky in tibet. 

Food:
Many travellers suffered from the diarrhoea in tibet, the best way to prevent is stop to eat the green salad and better to put the iodine tabelets to purify the water. the way to go tibet there is no variety of the food and not so good as a city. it is better to buy some dry food in Kathmandu or any places. 

Clothing and equiment

Rain jacket or raincoat
Towel
sleeping Bag
Sun cream and lip protector
Water Bottle
warm hat and gloves
Warm cotton trousers
Cotton shirts(short and long sleeved)
Thermal underwear(top and bottom)
Down jacket
At least five pair of shocks



Altitude and sickness:-
in tibet there may be suffered from the altitude sickness. main symptoms of the altitude sickness is headache, lethargy, nausea, and sleeplessness. There is need a bottle of the oxygen.Hotel in lasha have a facility oxygen bottle. also there are possible to find the doctor. In the tibet trek or mansarobar yatra there is carried a PAC(portable altitude chamber). 
Before the departure  the tibet, our staff precaution and briefing about the  sickness. 




Travel insurance
Helicopter is no allowed in the tibet. so you make sure that your insurance cover the charge of helicopter from the boarder of the nepal to kathmandu or no. if any case some problem happened you shall be carry by the land cruiser to the boarder of the nepal, then fly by the Helicopter. 

Tibetan Buddhism
Religion is extremely important to the Tibetans and has a strong influence over all aspects of their lives. Bön is the ancient religion of Tibet, but has been almost eclipsed by Tibetan Buddhism, a distinctive form of Mahayana and Vajrayana, which was introduced into Tibet from the Sanskrit Buddhist tradition of northern India. Tibetan Buddhism is practiced not only in Tibet but also inMongolia, parts of northern India, the Buryat Republic, the Tuva Republic, and in the Republic of Kalmykia and some other parts of China. During China's Cultural Revolution, nearly all Tibet'smonasteries were ransacked and destroyed by the Red Guards. A few monasteries have begun to rebuild since the 1980s (with limited support from the Chinese government) and greater religious freedom has been granted – although it is still limited. Monks returned to monasteries across Tibet and monastic education resumed even though the number of monks imposed is strictly limited.
Tibetan Buddhism has four main traditions (the suffix pa is comparable to "er" in English):
  • Gelug(pa)Way of Virtue, also known casually as Yellow Hat, whose spiritual head is the Ganden Tripa and whose temporal head is the Dalai Lama. Successive Dalai Lamas ruled Tibet from the mid-17th to mid-20th centuries. This order was founded in the 14th to 15th centuries by Je Tsongkhapa, based on the foundations of theKadampa tradition. Tsongkhapa was renowned for both his scholasticism and his virtue. The Dalai Lama belongs to the Gelugpa school, and is regarded as the embodiment of the Bodhisattva of Compassion.
  • Kagyu(pa)Oral Lineage. This contains one major subsect and one minor subsect. The first, the Dagpo Kagyu, encompasses those Kagyu schools that trace back to Gampopa. In turn, the Dagpo Kagyu consists of four major sub-sects: the Karma Kagyu, headed by aKarmapa, the Tsalpa Kagyu, the Barom Kagyu, and Pagtru Kagyu. The once-obscure Shangpa Kagyu, which was famously represented by the 20th century teacher Kalu Rinpoche, traces its history back to the Indian master Niguma, sister of Kagyu lineage holder Naropa. This is an oral tradition which is very much concerned with the experiential dimension of meditation. Its most famous exponent was Milarepa, an 11th century mystic.
  • Nyingma(pa)The Ancient Ones. This is the oldest, the original order founded by Padmasambhava.
  • Sakya(pa)Grey Earth, headed by the Sakya Trizin, founded by Khon Konchog Gyalpo, a disciple of the great translator Drokmi Lotsawa.Sakya Pandita 1182–1251CE was the great grandson of Khon Konchog Gyalpo. This school emphasizes scholarship.

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