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Q: How much does it cost to get the Tibet Entry Permit?

I understand you have to pay the travel agency service fees, but there is also apparently a government charge to pay.

How much are both?

10 years 12 weeks ago in  Transport & Travel - Lhasa

 
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I have seen many different prices on Internet from nothing (all the fees are included in a travel agency package) to RMB 800.

You'd better check with various travel agencies and compare their price.

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10 years 12 weeks ago
 
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I've been reading up on Tibet entry... in order to go, you have to go with a tour/guide. You aren't allowed in otherwise. Most of the travel agencies will apply and get your visa for you included in the price of the tour.

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would I be able to get a personal pass and ride my motorbike into Tibet?

 

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7 years 38 weeks ago
 
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it is nice, that for masterrace of HAN chinese is going to be more places in China, in their country, where they are not allowed to go as they please, need passport and visa to their " provinces " and so on.

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7 years 37 weeks ago
 
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if you have a Chinese Id card then you can go as freely as you want. I just don't understand how so many people have traveled to Tibet on a bicycle and have not been stopped by police to be checked. They even stopped giving personal passes to get into Tibet now. Do they sneak in on a bus or what?

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7 years 37 weeks ago
 
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Someone suggested to me (on a forum??) that it's much easier to get into T!bet from other countries, such as Nepal or India. I haven't checked the validity of this claim, but might be worth looking at.

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Back in the day, the Indian/China border was 2 bored guys playing cards and a fence in the middle of nowhere. Might have changed since.

Other borders might not have big checkpoints (I don't know), but I'd expect the paths to be quite rocky.

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