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CLOTHING : As temperatures vary greatly between day and night (from 25 C to below 0 C) , it is best to wear layers of warm clothing. Besides the normal clothes, the following items are recommended : down jackets, down pants, gloves, well worn in walking shoes, woolen socks, sun hat, a raincoat or a folding umbrella, woolen sweater , and a light jacket with hood. All jewelleries is best left at home, as no safe deposit boxes are available in Tibet.

PHOTOGRAPHY : Still cameras, home video cameras, and 8 mm movie cameras are allowed into Tibet but special permission is needed for 16 mm and 35 mm movie cameras.

INSURANCE : We recommend that you insure yourself against sickness: EMERGENCY RESCUE , accident , hospitalization, cancellation etc as we accept no responsibility for damages or expenses which may arise from mishaps to persons or their belongings during these pilgrimages.

MEDICINE AND HEALTH : At present, no health certificates or inoculations are required for entry into Tibet. However, because of the rugged mountain terrain, high altitude, and non availability of good medicinal facilities, we require that you be certified by your doctor to be medically fit for high altitude travel.
It is advisable to carry the following medicines: insect repellents, band – aids, throat lozenges, anti –biotic ointment, aspirins, sleeping pills and medication for body aches, colds and anti-motion sickness. At altitudes it is advisable not to exert oneself and to drink plenty of fluids.

ACCERSSORIES: We recommend that you bring the following items to make your journey more comfortable.
Your personal first aid kit, toilet paper, Flashlight with extra batteries, sun glasses, Notebook, pens, pencils, Camera and film and extra batteries for electronic cameras, Binoculars,
Duffel bag: Long(36 inches or so) heavy duty canvas or nylon bag that can be secured with padlock .Waterproof it by lining with a thick plastic bag. Rain gear: Your raincoat should be roomy and have a water proof hood.
Foot wears: Your hiking boots should have thick soles and high enough to provide adequate ankle support. a spare pair of thongs or sneakers to wear in camp. Pocket Knife, sewing kit, Compass, Altimeter, Drinking cup, Cigarette Lighter, towel, Plastic bags (a few of each size-strong), dust masks, Strong Sun cream and Chap stick, Money Pouch or belts and
Water purification tablets.

Special Note :

ALTITUDE SICKNESS : This is an environment related condition that can effect anyone who ascends too rapidly to high elevations without acclimatizing properly. (suggest to read any book on Trekking which has a chapter on this. If unable please let us know and we shall furnish the same).

RESPONSIBILITY : All arrangements within Tibet are solely at the discretion of the China Tibet Tourism Bureau (CTTB), a government organization, CTTB reserves the right to change itineraries without advance notice, depending on the weather and road conditions.

Currency: The unit of currency in Tibet is Yuan. US$ 1= 8 Yuan. Indian Rupees 100 = Nepalese Rs. 160 .Indian Rs. 100 = 20 Yuan approximately.

REFUND : If CTTB does not operate a particular tour, a full refund will be made of the tour and such refund will absolve Nepal Sagarmatha Travels (P) Ltd. of any responsibility.

PAYMENTS : A 50 percent deposit must be sent in advance before the start of the trip in favour of ‘Nepal SagarmathaTravels Pvt. Ltd.’Kathmandu by Demand Draft or by telegraphic / electronic bank transfer at the following bank account. Full and final payment must reach us before the client proceed for Tibet from Kathmandu.

M/S Nepal Sagarmatha travels (P) Ltd.
Nepal SBI Bank
Durbarmarg, Kathmandu
A/C no. 015201000687

Tour Cancellations: There will be a cancellation fee of 30 % for any of the cancellations made 20 days prior to Tour departure date to Tibet, 50% for 14 days prior to departure date and there will be no refund there after. No refund for no shows and delay arrivals from whatsoever reason.