Tibet Travel Tips

The Potala Palace is shrouded in mist and mystery.

Tibet is still a mysterious place for most people. There is pure blue sky, thin plateau air, and Tibetan antelopes of crossing the road in groups in Tibet. Some people’s dream of traveling to Tibet finally has turned into a dream. They yearn for Tibetan attractions, Tibetan culture, and everything in Tibet, but they don’t start to explore Tibet at last. There are Tibet travel tips for those who want to travel to Tibet.

Tibet Temperature

Many visitors to Tibet do not know the weather in Tibet. Some people think that winter in Tibet is especially cold. But in fact, in terms of temperature, except for the north Tibet and Ngari no man’s land, Tibet is very suitable for human activities, especially for tourism.

In summer in Tibet, the daytime is basically below 25 degrees, and the evening is basically around 10 degrees. In winter, Tibet has the sunniest weather of the year, though oxygen is scarce. In winter, there are also more than ten degrees in the daytime, and the lowest is a few degrees below zero at night. If you travel to Tibet, you almost travel during the day and don’t have to worry about the temperature. It’s really warm in winter and cool in summer. It’s not too cold in winter and it’s not too hot in summer.

Travel Season

The number of tourists in Tibet in winter is obviously less than that in summer. Summer is the slack season for tourism in Tibet. But accommodation, tour buses, and other costs are very cheap in summer, and fewer tourists, you can enjoy your Tibet tour better. In winter, the scenery is not much different from that in summer, but clear weather allows you to see more snow mountains and large areas of glaciers. But, most people want to travel to Tibet in summer. In this period, Tibet has suitable weather, you can explore Tibet better. Despite the high cost of travel, people’s enthusiasm for exploring Tibet cannot be deterred.

Rainy Season

Located on the Qinghai-Tibet plateau, Tibet also has a dry and rainy season. Every year in April or May, the rainy season begins quietly in Tibet. From Zayu and Motuo in southeastern Tibet to Lhasa and Shigatse, the center of rainfall moves westward over time. By about July, Tibet has entered the rainy season in full swing, and from mid-late September to early October, the rainy season has basically ended.

During the rainy season, the road conditions in Tibet are very bad and highly unpredictable. It is possible that a rainstorm in the middle of the night will break the originally intact road section. But, you don’t worry about that. In general, it can be solved within a few hours. But you need to be prepared psychologically.

If you’re looking for a self-guided trip like hiking or biking, you can pack a blazer, rain pants, and rain boots before you set out.

If you choose to drive or travel with a group, there is no need to worry about it. Tibet is rainy at night and sunny during the day, which will not affect the trip.

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