Holy Tour to Mount Kailash and Ngari Region
There are three common ways to get to
Mount Kailash and Ngari, western Tibet
- Many tourist travel from Kathmandu
to Dam, the main gate between Tibet and Nepal. From Dam,
either go to Lhasa, capital city of Tibet, or travel directly
to mount Kailash. To get to Lhasa, it is possible to go
by air. Road is the most used travel method whole country
- Some tourist chose to take flight
from Kathmandu, or Nepalganj to Smikot, an airstripe in
northwestern Nepal. Then, trek toward western Tibet for
four or five days to ge to the border between western
Tibet and northwestern Nepal.
- Tourists go to the mainland China
and travel throughout Tibet from eastern Tibet and western
Tibet to reach to the sacred Mount Kailash. Til Lhasa,
air serve is available from the main cities like Changu.
Visa and Permit:
No tourist travel without visa. Many
travellers get in trouble with permits. It is your responsibility
to find out whether you need a permit or not to travel the
place where you are intending to go.
The best way to find out your requirements
is by contacting a travel agency. Contact the following
travel agencies and ask them what you need to do.
Nepal Travel Agencies:
Karnali Excursions (p)Ltd
Tibet Travel Experts:
The World-Wide Web Virtual Library
High altitude sickness is most common problem. You need
to prepared it and bring your own medication. Also, it is
recommend to have something to protect from sunburn. It
is good to have your own First Aid Kit. Lost appetite makes
travellers vulnerable, it is wise to travel with some medicine
and high nutrition foods.
Many Tibetans don't like to be taken
photographs. Some thinks that photographing shorten their
life-spend. Therefore, you are advised to ask before you
You know, Tibetans have no idea what
western culture are like. Also, you don't know much about
real Tibetan culture. Therefore, there are a great risk
that you can cause offence against local Tibetans by doing
something is normal in your culture. So, pay attendion what
you wear and how to keep your relationship with your partners,
boyfriend & girlfriend. Short-trousers, mini-skirts,
and kissing & hugging in public can be really offensive
to local people.
Many tourists show no interested in
knowing what a $ 1 U.S. worth in another country. Because
lack of this knowledge cause so many problems between local
people and tourists.
$ 8 to $ 12 U.S. worth a simple lunch for an American or
European. it can be earned between an hour and less than
an hour. The same amount of money is a day wage for most
hard working Tibetans in Tibet. Unemployment rate in Tibet
is 78% percent in Tibet.
What do you think the scale tourist
impact could there be? Many tourists only think what things
and serves are worth in their country. Because this calculation,
many Tibetans have learned to ask so much extra money and
they get it. Tourist need to know how to buy products and
services at the prices in Tibet, not prices outsite Tibet.
Only tourist who have knowledge of local money value can
do a fair deal. Obviously, no third Tibetans want to see
when some Tibetans cheating and robbing tourists because
tourists don't know how much worth for a product or service