Important Tibet-tour-packing-advice
Important Tibet-tour-packing-advice
Tibet Travel Agency,Tibet Tours 2019

What to bring for Tibet tour? Packing Checking List

Maybe you are getting excited for your Tibet trip coming up soon, right? Well the high altitude travel of Tibet is not easy. Lots of things may make your trip very uncomfortable. Beside you have your trip pre-organized in advance, it is critical to pack some essential things such as travel documents,clothing, suitable size suitcase and/or backpacks, medicine,skin care products, cash and bank cards, electronic products such as flashlight, batteries, power adapter, memory cards, mobile phone, lap top, etc.Before you leave home, here is a check list for tour packing. Be sure you have all the necessary staffs in your practical size suitcase and/or light backpack.

Tibet tour packing list for easy tours

  • Valid Passport
  • Chinese Visa or Chinese Tibet Group Visa
  • All Tibet travel permits
  • Printout Tibet travel itinerary with important addresses and contacts
  • International power adapter
  • Chinese sim card (Try to buy one when in China, it is more convenient if you travel long time in China. However most restaurants and hotels have free WiFi access, please get VPN and some useful travel APP)
  • Flight or train reservation info (keep it in your mobile and/or laptop)
  • Cash in RMB, or USD, Euros, etc (Important for Tibet trip). Checks and credit cards are less commonly accepted. (Only a handful of major high end shops and hotels accept international credit card, while the transaction fee is as high as 3.5-6%.)
  • Essential medicine and first aid items (please consult with your doctors, please see Medicine in detail as below)
  • Insect repellent
  • Water bottle
  • Day backpack
  • Gloves (especially for easy tour in winter seasons, November to next April, for some high altitude places, gloves are also necessary even in the month of May, June, September, October)
  • Scarves
  • Sunglasses, Sunscreen, Sun lotion
  • Warm cloths such as down jacket (especially for spring, fall, winter)
  • Quality socks (to help keep warm)
  • Towel (for train travel), toiletries, flush Wipes
  • Few unique gifts from your own country to the kind people around you (such as your Tibetan tour guide, driver, cook, hotel reception staff, luggage keeper, porters, etc)

Pack Some Useful Altitude Medicine for Tibet Travelling

  • Aspirin-for pain or fever
  • Diamox
  • Cold and flu tablets, throat lozenges and nasal decongestant
  • Dietary supplements, such as multivitamins-consider for long trips when such intake may be inadequate
  • Scissors, tweezers and thermometer

Note: For any medical advice, please consult with your doctors for high altitude trips. You may have to need very professional suggestion from doctors rather than listening to any tour operators.

Packing List For Tibet Trekking Adventures

  • One or two pairs of water-proof trekking boots/or outdoor shoes
  • Your own comfortable trekking gears such as sleeping bags/mats (if local Tibet tour operator does not arrange these things)
  • Walking sticks
  • Cold weather trekking trousers (fleece inside)
  • Pullover
  • Fleece jacket
  • Cool Max Socks
  • Compass