Lhasa, Tibet (PRWEB) July 27, 2015
Over the 2015 Tibet travel season many groups of travelling students have visited Tibet; their feedback on the experience has been that Tibet can help visitors develop a unique perspective on the world and enhance cultural competency. When working with an experienced tour operator, they can forget about the logistics and focus on relaxing, taking in the scenery, and learning about Tibet’s culture and history. Tibet Ctrip Travel Service-TCTS (http://www.tibetctrip.com) has been helping students discover Tibet for over 12 years and shares their advice for planning a trip.
Finding a quality tour operator is crucial to maximizing the value of any tour of Tibet; it’s important for travelers to do thorough research online and check popular travel review sites such as trip advisor before deciding on one. Travelling student groups will want to be sure that their tour includes visits to historical sites along with temples and monasteries. TCTS employs only knowledgeable native Tibetan guides who are passionate about sharing their culture and educating visitors.
Should the group decide to embark on one of Tibet’s famous trekking tours be sure that the tour operator is prepared to provide nutritious meals and snacks on the trail; hiking at such a high altitude can place heavy demands on the body. Also, check to see if they are able to provide equipment such as tents and sleeping bags. This way travel groups can avoid taking expensive outdoor gear half way around the world.
Students will also find Tibet visa restrictions to be more lax than 2013 and 2014. Previously groups had to consist of 5 or more travelers of the same nationality, however this is no longer the case. The only exception is that Indian passport holders must travel with other Indian passport holders when visiting the Kailash area. Also, Everest base camp is again accessible; it experienced temporary closure after the Nepal earthquake.
Those looking to walk away from an adventure with memorable life experiences and knowledge of a unique culture need look no further than a tour of Tibet; perfect for students taking needing a break from classes but still wanting to broaden their experience and knowledge of the world. With the 2015 travel season wearing on, now is the time to book a tour!