Tibet Travel Information

Tibet Tour-Travel  Preparation:

If you are planning the Tibet tour and the Holy Kailash tour, you should know that it is a rigorous and challenging trip where we have to spend all the time at high altitudes. So, at least 2 months of regular practice is recommended either 2 hours daily running, swimming, or joining a health club may help to complete the Journey successfully. Reduce drinking alcoholic beverages & smoking habits. Consult your Doctor to assess your health to function safely within your limitations. In addition to your physician's prescriptions, a first aid kit is essential for the travel.

General Effective Medicines:

We would like to request you bring the following effective medicines with you for the success of the Tibet and Mt. Kailash tour.

  • Fever
  • Chest congestion
  • Loose motion
  • Body & Joint pains
  • Sore throat
  • Indigestion
  • Stiffness
  • Headache
  • Constipation
  • Cold
  • Acidity
  • Diarrhea
  • Cough
  • Stomach cramps
  • Swellings
  • Sneezing
  • Vomiting
  • Muscle Pulls
  • Nose Blocks
  • Dysentery
  • Store eyes
  • Necessary First Aid Kit
  • Vaseline
  • Facial tissues
  • Dark sunglasses
  • Band-Aid
  • Toilet papers
  • Glare protection
  • Cotton
  • Rubber bands
  • Cough drop
  • Bandage roll
  • Small plastic bag
  • Chopstick
  • Dettol /Listerine
  • Cologne
  • Antiseptic
  • Vicks
  • Mouth Freshness
  • Candles/Lighter
  • Cologne
  • Antiseptic
  • Face Masks
  • Body lotion
  • Nose Inhaler
  • Dust cover
  • Mustard Oil

In addition to the above one should carry glucose-based items [mints, toffees, and mini chocolate bars for periodical consumption at high altitudes for energy. Multi vitamins and vitamin-C tablets are required for daily consumption as a routine. Make a separate pouch for the First Aid Kit with a list of Medicines and their appropriate usage. Saving is not advisable since any cut or bruise may not heal quickly and may irritate with nagging discomfort.


Once you finalized your plan to visit the Holiest Mt. Kailash and Manasarovar, be sure you hold a valid passport. A copy of your passport should be sent to us at least 1 month before starting your Yatra. It is advisable to carry extra money [In addition to the tour cost] for personal needs or emergencies. Travel cheques, Indian currencies [except 500 and 1000 currency notes], and credit card is accepted in Nepal. You can exchange your currency into Chinese currencies at the Chinese border. The unspent Chinese currency can be reconverted on return.


You are advised to own a small waist pouch or document bag to manage the following documents properly;

  • Passport with Photostat copies of Photographs, Identity card Diary for addresses, contacts, small notes, etc.
  • Ball pens with spare refills Maps/Charts/Books etc.
  • Travel Cheques, credit cards & Currency.
  • Airline/Railway tickets/vouchers.
  • Any other document for personal purposes.

Clothing And Equipment:

Clothing & Equipment are very important for all Tibet and Mt Kailash travelers so we are recommending you following equipment for your protection and safety

  • Sleeping Bag down with inside extra cove
  • Down Jacket, Polar fleece: Light quilted.
  • Pure wool and thick cotton socks
  • Thermal underwear (Inner-full fitting) wool or mixed combination.
  • Wool pullovers-polo neck, Flannel shirts.
  • Warm light gloves, Snowcap(with ear covering)
  • Wool monkey caps, Sun hats & scarves.
  • Comfortable Trekking boots and Sandals.
  • Sun / Snow glasses.
  • Towels-including a small hand towel.
  • Hot water bottle.
  • Light Trek bag (for camera, and very essential things.) and duffel bag to keep your personal belongings.
  • Raincoat with hood.
  • Ladies can select other clothing materials as per their interests.
  • Torch with spare cells & bulbs.
  • Video camera: - as per the interest.
  • Binoculars.
  • Plastic mug/ whistle.
  • Swiss knife (multipurpose)
  • First aid box / personal medicine.
  • Walking stick