Independent traveling to Tibet is prohibited for tourists and only possible within a pre-booked tour.
Drinking alcohol, smoking and throwing garbage in public places may entail heavy fines.
Public transport in large cities runs from about 00 AM to 100 PM.
Contactless payment systems are rare in China, so subway tickets can be bought at ticket offices at the entrance, in buses - from a conductor, for trips outside the city - from a driver.
1 All taxicabs are metered, however, it is better to use registered services. For short trips, it is still customary to hire pedicabs, where the cost depends on the passenger's weight and the distance.
1 For calls, it is recommended to buy a local SIM card or a special card for international calls at the reception desk.