Can Travelers from Italy, Spain, Germany, Netherland, Iran, South Korea, etc land in Tibet, China?

Updated on March.23,2020: There is a surge in imported confirmed coronavirus cases as students, others fly back to China. Due to the worldwide COVID19 quick spread, international flights to Beijing from countries such as Italy,Germany, France, UK, Spain, Middle East, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, etc can not land in Beijing finally but have to be diverted to other nearby airports. These airports include Tianjin, Shijiazhuang, Hohhot, Jinan, Qingdao, Nanjing, Shenyang, Dalian, Zhengzhou, Xi’an etc.

The latest on the coronavirus pandemic, which has infected more than 335,900 people and killed more than 14,600 worldwide. The COVID-19 illness causes mild or moderate symptoms in most people, but severe symptoms are more likely in the elderly or those with existing health problems.

Due to More Imported Cases, Tibet/China Protect local People and Foreign Travelers via Flights Restrictions

Travelers from countries heavy hit by COVID19 may not land in Tibet, China per scheduled itinerary. And most probably passengers may have to be quarantined for around 2 weeks in designated area. To those foreign travelers wanting to visit Tibet, this is actually a Tibet travel ban and the restrictions will surely infect foreigners arrival entry to Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Chengdu, Xi’an, etc. So it is to say that foreign travelers can not enter Tibet according to any pre-managed travel itinerary. So far no Tibet permits can be applied and all foreign travelers planning to travel to Tibet need to postpone the trip at least after June 2020. If there is instant news from tourism authority in Lhasa, we will update it. Foreign travelers can also write to us for reliable Tibet travel suggestion for any traveling after June 2020 (info@tibetlocalguide.com).

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