Custom Itineraries * Private Tours * Join a Group * Great Value * Luxury to Mid-Range * Families

About Tibet


The main languages spoken are Tibetan, Chinese, and English.


The local currency is Chinese Youn. Credit cards are generally accepted in bigger towns and at hotels. There are ATM's in the larger towns.

Telephone Calls

To call internationally from Tibet, dial:  00 + country code + area code + telephone number. Hotel receptionists will help you make calls.

Only global cell phones will work and only in the bigger towns. You may want to consider renting one or getting a satellite phone.


Travel Alerts & Warnings

U.S. Department of State

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

AWR Best Adventure Travel Companies on Earth
National Geographic Traveler