23rd Oct. 2017
 
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Currency

The official currency in the Tibet is the Chinese Yuan (CNY). The Yuan is also called Renminbi (RMB), or kwai. The Yuan notes are found in 100, 50, 20, 10, 5 denominations while the coins being 1, 0.5, 0.2, 0.1 denominations. It is better to carry some money in US dollar of all denominations.

Changing Currency:
The Only the central bank The Bank of China offers money exchange services in Lhasa of Tibet. The credit cards are accepted by only a few top hotels & shops in Lhasa. Therefore it’s advisable to carry local currency of all denominations while visiting Lhasa.

You may exchange the dollar or CNY into Nepali rupees at the Sino-Nepal Border but the exchange rate there may not be competitive. Many find it more convenient at Kathmandu money exchange centers.
The Banks in China/Lhasa are closed on Saturdays & Sundays.

 
 
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