You may want to check here:
http://www.ctshk.com/english/index.htm when you are in Hong Kong. I have the same trip to Tibet via Hong Kong next month and when enquired at the China Embassy in Canada was told to contact them when I am in Hong Kong. over 7 years ago
even if you cant there are pleanty of tibetan towns and villages that arent actually in tibet!
and you can go by yourself. SICHUAN province, GANSU province... over 7 years agoAnswered by mark1 via WorldNomads.com