Official Tibet Travel Guide – Must-See for Beginners

Tibet is in a high plateau, and it belongs to normal downy special environment. Climates are fairly different in various areas of Tibet. The eastern Tibet which is at a lower altitude is warmer than western Tibet. Environment in south-eastern Tibet including Nyingchi and Chamdo is pleasant with an ordinary temperature level of 8 degrees centigrade; while in western Tibet (Shigatse and Nagqu) is fairly chilly with an ordinary temperature listed below no level. In the central area of Tibet, the climate of Lhasa and Tsedang is more desirable for traveling.

What is the most effective time to travel to Tibet?

Generally speaking, early April is the beginning of travel period, which lasts to mid-June when a lot of Chinese travellers hurry to Tibet for summertime holiday. Late June to the end of National Holiday is the peak travel period when some essential celebrations kept in Tibet, like Shot on Festival, Giants Dawa Festival and Nagqu horse riding Festival. After mid October, Tibet turns to winter and as the visitors decrease significantly, more than half of hotels are closed for the inadequate booking.

As for the very best time to travel, it depends on your travel demand

If you want an incredibly economical rate, most likely to Tibet in wintertime, from December to following March. All things are quite inexpensive; even the traveller websites use 30-50% discount on entry cost. Hotels are cheap, also. You can take pleasure in 5 star hotels with much less compared to 100USD including breakfast.

If you like trekking, do it at May or September when the monsoon will never trouble you and the weather condition is pleasant and pleasurable.

If you enjoy Mt.Everest and want to see the clear face of it, try to avoid the rains season and unclear weather.

If you enjoy checking out the turf land in north Tibet, do the scenic tour in July when the blossoms grow in huge meadow and teams of yak and sheep, Tibetan nomad outdoors tents spread throughout the grassland.

Official Tibet Travel Guide - Must-See for Beginners

Those who intend to drive to Tibet via Sichuan-Tibet freeway should prevent the wet period. There will be landslides, cave-ins and mire on certain areas of the roadway, blocking the flow of vehicles.

Posted by Greyson Rosales