Living in Tibet

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Living in Tibet

Postby tibetanholyghost » Wed Jan 29, 2014 9:59 pm

Hi all,

From what I understand, foreigners are only allowed to enter Tibet via a tour group and must only stay for a restricted time frame- they are not allowed to reside there. How true is this? Can someone confirm this?

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Re: Living in Tibet

Postby conebeckham » Wed Jan 29, 2014 10:59 pm

Fairly true, but there's no such thing as Tibet.
It's the Tibetan Autonomous Region you're talking about. This was pretty much Central and Western Tibet, historically.

In "Eastern Tibet," which was Kham, I understand it's somewhat easier to move around, and less restrictive, over-all. I've not been, but have many friends who have, and it all depends on who you go with and where you go.

If you have an experienced guide, you can get around some of the PRC hoops....
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Re: Living in Tibet

Postby PadmaVonSamba » Thu Jan 30, 2014 2:24 am

I think it depends on who you can bribe.
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