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Overview of Tibet Tour

Tibet tour is  without a doubt, one of the most remarkable places to visit in Asia. Tibet tour offers fabulous monastery sights, breathtaking high-altitude treks. Stunning views of the world’s highest mountains, and one of the most likable peoples you will ever meet.

Between 1950 and 1970, the Chinese wrested control of the plateau. Drove the Tibetans’ spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, and some 100, 000 of Tibet’s finest into exile. Systematically dismantled most of the Tibetan cultural and historical heritage.  All in the name of revolution. Tour in Lhasa, however, remains the primary focus of Buddhist worship anywhere in the world. The places of Tibet tour to cast away any preconceptions. He or she may have and join in Tibet’s journey of discovery along the way at least for a while. They have restored all Monasteries across the country, along with limited religious freedoms. Your Tibet tour will take you past glittering mountain turquoise lakes and over high passes draped with prayer flags.

Tibet tour is a uniquely spiritual placem

For many people, the Tibet tour is a uniquely spiritual place. You will only find peaceful moments. The fleeting, and precious, when everything seems to be in its proper place. Therefore, They seem to come more frequently in Tibet, whether inspired by the devotion apparent in the face of a pilgrim or the dwarfing scale of a beautiful landscape. The country has its own unique cultures and traditions of the Tibetans Monpas, Lhopas, and also Moslems. You can get to know about their style of large exciting celebrations will keep you astonished.  In the Tibet tour, we mostly travel and drive in the highpass with colorful flags beating endlessly against the stone cairns. Visiting the blue salt lakes of Namtso, you will travel an ancient trail alive with color, ritual, and history.

Tibet tour is entirely within and encompasses most of the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau or the Plateau of Tibet, with an average altitude of over 4,500 meters above sea level. It is known as The Roof of the World and The Third Pole of the Globe. Tibet is synonymous with devout religious practices, especially in Tibetan Buddhism and Bon. Most of the people here are  Tibetan, an ethnic group with bold and uninhibited characteristics.

They take beef, mutton, and dairy products as staple food, which protects them from severe cold. Tibetan people grow crops under harsh climatic conditions. They produce lots of barley here as it is high altitude place. The popular Zumba and barleywine are made from it. Tibetan culture developed in Tibet tour, primarily isolated from the rest of the world. Human activities can be traced back to the late Paleolithic Period.

Tibet tour travel package

Tibet tour travel package is a journey on prosperous and beautiful land. Lies on the highest plateau on Earth called the Roof of the World. Tibet overland tour package is more exciting. crossing the high desert plateau. panoramic drives, visiting the cave, ancient monasteries.

We will see the incredible view of Mt. Everest and many other Himalayan ranges in the package. Despite modernization, Tibet overland tour presents the beauties of its past. After we go to see the most fascinating Gompas, antique markets, ever-smiling, and fun-loving Tibetans, and fantastic turquoise lakes. Discover ancient Buddhist culture. Overwhelming landscapes, exotic cities, hidden valleys. artistic monasteries, dominant inhabitants, and the rest.

Most of the Tibet tour package starts with a drive through beautiful scenery dominated by green meadows, river gorges, snow-capped mountains, waterfalls, and enchanting flora & fauna of the valleys of  Kerung  Lhatse and Xegar. We will also have a breathtaking panorama view of incredible Himalayan ranges, including Mt. Cho Oyu (8201m), Mt. Xishapagma (8012m), and Mt. Everest.

You will encounter various magnificent destinations and significant attractions of Tibet’s most prosperous towns. A visit to the culturally attractive city of Lhasa. After that Tibet tour package goes to Gyantse and Shigatse Which is a remarkable feature of this overland tour in Tibet. There you will be visiting beautiful monasteries and other famous places like Tashilunpo and the Kumbum, rich in sculptures and murals. We have two days of sightseeing in Lhasa (3600m), the spiritual and secular center of Tibet.

Tibet tour by Overland

Tibet tour indeed is a journey on very rich and beautiful land, located on the highest plateau on Earth called the Roof of the World. the adventure in Tibet travel is also more exciting crossing the high desert plateau, panoramic drives, visiting the cave, ancient monasteries, and an incredible view of Mt. Everest and many other Himalayan ranges. The Tibet tour presents the beauties of its past, the fascinating Gompas, ancient markets, ever-smiling, and fun-loving Tibetans, and amazing turquoise lakes. Furthermore, discover ancient Buddhist culture, overwhelming landscapes, exotic cities, hidden valleys, artistic monasteries, dominant inhabitants, and the rest.

During this travel package, we will drive through wonderful scenery dominated by green meadows, river gorges, snow-capped mountains, waterfalls, and enchanting flora & fauna of the valleys of Kerung and Latngang Nepal. We will have a breathtaking panorama view of incredible Himalayan ranges including Mt. Cho Oyu (8201m), Mt. Xishapagma (8012m), and Mt. Everest.  You will encounter various magnificent destinations and major attractions of Tibet’s most prosperous towns. Thus, a visit to the culturally attractive city of Lhasa, Gyantse, and Shigatse is a remarkable feature of this overland tour in Tibet.

One can still see today nomads herding their yaks, pilgrims worshipping at sacred shrines & the expansive, striking & enduring Himalayan topography during the overland tour of Tibet. The comprehensive Tibet overland packaged tour is designed to fit all average level travelers and as much as possible comfort journey in high plain land.

Monastery tour in Tibet

Sera Monastery together with Ganden Monastery and Drepung Monastery in Lhasa are known as the Three Great. The Sera monastery was completed in 1419. The monastery is magnificent and covers an area of 114,946 square meters (28 acres). We will see the main buildings of the  Coqen Hall, Zhacang (college), and Kamcun (dormitory). There are some  Scriptures written in gold powder, fine statues, scent cloths are in these halls. Sera temple is designed around the Main Assembly Hall, which is the grandest hall of Sera, occupying a floor space of 1,000 square meters.

The four-storied hall has four chapels in which Arhats, Manjushri, Tsong Khapa, and Chenrezi are enshrined. This famous monastery in Tibet suffers severe damage in the 1959 revolt in Lhasa, The monastery’s unique tradition and its philosophical curriculum has to attract hundreds of pupils each year and is presently recognized as one of the largest and premier leading Buddhist monastic institutes in the world

 

 Short Tibet travel package

This Tibet tour package is best for people who are searching for some snappy refreshments after a busy time. You don’t need to arrange and work out the plan. It’s incredibly modest and will offer you full delight. Along with that, this tour package incorporates fly-in-fly-out administration from Kathmandu. Vacationers will get two full days of going to and touring.

It is a short trip where you will enter an entirely different world, full of happiness and excitement. On these busy days, it is hard to find a long time to visit every place. But, with this trip, you can go to a single location and utilize your short vacation in the best way.

Visit the colorful Monasteries in Tibet

Lhasa is a beautiful city. It is full of colorful monasteries, temples, and natural beauty, as well. Therefore, It is a must-visit place in Tibet. Whether you want to study culture or get lost in the incredible nature, you can do it all with Lhasa.

Especially with this Lhasa tour with us, we will ensure that you had the most fantastic time in this beautiful city.  Moreover, you will get to witness the old Tibetan art, their architecture, and many more. The religious values and beliefs of these people are a great thing to observe.  Furthermore, Tibetan markets are another fantastic place to visit.

The Tibetan peoples are very humble and make your tour memorable. The Tibetans are very polite and also hospitable. They will treat you with nothing but kindness. You will be more than happy to meet such amazing people and their inspiring culture.

This is one of the best places to visit for natural and cultural aspects. The perfect blend of nature, culture, art, and architecture, WOW what a fantastic place is Lhasa!! You will have the best time of your life here.

Mount Everest Tibet tour

Mount Everest Tibet tour is a complete tour package that covers the major attractions of Lhasa and Central Tibet and once a lifetime experience of Everest Base Camp. The journey begins with Kathmandu to Kerung overland drive and ends by flying to Kathmandu from Lhasa. Witness Buddhist prayer ceremonies, visit the homes of local Tibetans and observe religious customs to give you an insight into Tibetan life and spiritual practices.

Tibet is famous for its religious values, art, history, monuments, and many more. But, the best part of a trip to Mount Everest Tibet Tour. It is also the main goal for most travelers there. Also, it is the best way to see the stunning view of Mount Everest from the north side.  This site provides a clear and mesmerizing view of the magnificent Mount Everest. It is also considered the best trek of Tibet.

Tibet Everest base camp tour, a desirable and mesmerizing journey which you’ll enjoy needless to say as this trip not only leads you with immense scenery of Tibetan vast landscapes and snow-clad high peaks, culture and age-old traditions because it was since past hundred of centuries.

Experience Tibet Everest base camp tour a journey of a lifetime experience where you’ll be within the world’s highest and largest plateau of Tibet with exceptional and marvelous views along the drive with an overnight in the local guest house and tourist standard hotels.

Best Tours Place in Tibet

Everest base camp Tibet Tour is one of the best tours in Tibet to visit the Everest Base Camp, where you will be compensated with surrounding and stunning perspectives of Mount Everest from the north side. The first day of the tour starts early in the morning. A scenic drive to Kerung Border (Nepal-Tibet Border) through the beautiful Nepalese countryside. The second day passes with enthusiasm as you will drive tight to the high Tibetan levels. Where you will get to see the correct Tibetan scene. From the high standards, you can explore and snap the high mountains like Mt. Cho Oyu & Mt. Xishapagma.

After we take an exhilarating drive to Rongbuk – 5000m and a mere 7km below Everest Base Camp Tibet. The perspective here is fantastic! Rongbuk is unquestionably the most astounding religious community on the planet. Which was first implicit 1902 by the Nyingma Lama and initially housed more than 500 friars? Today, just something like 50 friars and nuns remains, imparting the same supplication to God corridor, however, to discrete homes. The nuns here are incredible fun and will be pleased to have you join their night petitions to God. The vivacious can do the 7km climb to Base Camp for a closer perspective of this heavenly mountain, as well as you can rent a steed truck.

Mount Everest Tibet tour is the best place to visit in the world

After the tour heads to Xigatse passes in a grand drive traverse Gyatchu La Mountain. In this way, you will discover a course to Mt. Kailash. You will need to hold up for the morning touring and Panchen Lama’s Tashilhumpu cloister visit, after which you will head to the Panchen Lama’s Tashilhumpu religious community and return to your inn to stay overnight. On the fifth day of Everest base camp Tibet. You will drive a full day to traverse Karola, Kambala, and brilliant Yamdrok Lake and the Tibetan lifesaver stream Bramha Putra to the heavenly city of Lhasa.

Lhasa merits two/three full days of your consideration and visit. Here you will visit Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street, Potala Palace, Drepung & Sera Monasteries. Bear in mind to purchase something for your kin back home on the Lhasa roads. The eighth and the last day of your tour take you to the airfield for your takeoff flight once more to Kathmandu or another terminus as you have arranged.

Tour start from Kerung 7 hour drive from Kathmandu

Mount Everest Tibet is called Mount Qomolangma. It is not just a journey of entertainment; instead, it is a matter of pride to be in the lap of the world’s tallest mountain and witness its beauty live. Your journey will begin with a drive from Kathmandu to Kerung. On the way only, you will be able to enjoy the fantastic sceneries. When you reach Tibet, you will be able to enjoy various monasteries, palaces, and other things.

After all that, your journey will move towards the famous and breathtaking Mount Everest Tibet. To reach there, you will be driving through the peaceful and fantastic countryside of Tibet. We can enjoy hiking to North Everest Base camp from where the views of the North Face of Mt. Everest are incredible. The sizzling view of the mountain will never fail to stun you. You will just be amazed to see the snow-capped mountains and the clouds flowing over, the calm nature, and the fantastic landscapes. Furthermore, the sunsets and sunrise in the mountains are to die for.

Your journey is still going on. Mount Everest Tibet tour will always have amazing places to see. You will then move towards Lhasa, where you will visit various historical and religious monasteries like Tashilumpo and other palaces.  Afterward, we drive back to Kathmandu through the overland drive.

 

Lhasa Everest base camp tour

The first three nights of our Tibet Everest base camp tour are going to be spent within the ancient city of Lhasa. This duration will also give us a chance to possess correct acclimatization. The sightseeing of culturally and historically interesting sites of Lhasa. After exploring the traditional town, we leave Lhasa on a personal Jeep or Van. Along the wonderful Friendship Highway, we’ll stay in first-rate yet traditional Tibetan gust houses and hotels every step of the way.

The most admirable highlight of the Lhasa Everest base camp tour is our visit to the world’s highest base camp of Everest. The breathtaking view of Mt. Everest from base camp is actually breathless and marvelous. this tour takes you to those highlighted places and allows you to experience the sites in close proximity. you’d be encountering many local people and enjoy Tibet’s beautiful sites to their fullest extent.

Highlights of The Tour

  • The northern face of the magnificent Mount Everest
  • The stunning landscapes and mountain views
  •  The historic monasteries and palaces
  •  A spiritual yet exciting journey

Accommodations in Mount Everest Tibet tour

All accommodation lodgings have been choosing in our Lhasa tour for their standard of hygiene, standard of service, location, and food quality. All accommodation is based on a twin sharing basis, during your tour, we will use Hotel Flora or Snowland in Lhasa, Single supplement will be provided on request it cost US$ 120 Single Supplement Fee.

If clients want to use deluxe and best accommodations available we can upgrade the accommodation  on the tour as per your request, in Lhasa can use the budget to 5-star hotel available to upgrade the tour  please contact us

Food on Mount Everest Tibet tour

Your Mount Everest Tibet tour package includes only breakfast. So, you may want to carry with you energy bars, dry foods like chocolates, cookies, etc to eat on the way. Restaurants in Lhasa, Gyantse, and Xigatse. You can have a choice of local, Chinese to Continental meals. the other places, you will find basic Tibetan foods.

Clothing and Packing list

The weather is cold, harsh, and dry. You will need enough warm clothes. here are some suggestions for packing.

Official Documents

Passport and Chinese Visa: Never forget your original passport and Chinese Visa with photocopy also.

Tibet Travel Permit: Be sure to get the Tibet travel permit, We will send it to you before you start the tour

Bank Cards and Enough Cash: Cash can be withdrawn everywhere in Lhasa.

Clothing

T-shirts

Sweaters

Hoodie, fleece, long sleeve jacket, or windbreaker

Thick down jacket or insulated jacket: if you are traveling to Tibet in winter during December, January and February it is very cold.

Windproof pants:

Underclothing

Rain jacket, raincoat, or poncho

Breathable socks: Prepare 4-5 pairs don’t forget to put warm and thick socks

Backpack: 35 to 50 Ltr

Sleeping bag: The accommodation Rongbuk is quite basic on our Mount Everest Tibet tour,  so if you have a sleeping bag take it or you can just take a sleeping bag liner.

Toiletries:

Hand sanitizer
Lip balm for the dryness of the climate.
Sunscreen lotion
First Aid kid and medicine for common illness and High altitude sickness
Other toiletries you might need on a regular basis

flashlight with extra batteries.

Footwear

Comfortable trekking shoes
sneakers and tennis shoes

Breathable socks

Medical Kit

You can take some basic medications for your Mount Everest Tibet tour, you can get it in there also but quite hard due to the language barrier. you can put in your kit box some antibiotics like Ciprofloxacin. Bring the usual Panadol/Tylenol (ibuprofen) for headaches, colds, and flu and Loperamide or equivalent for diarrhea, as well as medicine for stings and insect bites. You can also get altitude tablets which are called Diamox. you can also bring some Multi-Vitamins.

Highlights of Tibet Tour

1. The great art and architecture

2. Historical palaces and glorious monasteries

3. Gentle and kind Tibetan people

4. The religious and spiritual place

5. The natural beauty and scenery of the place

Few reasons to visit Tibet

breathtaking Natural Wonders

While you are on a Tibet tour, you will mostly travel at an average altitude of over 4,000 meters, Tibet is the closest place to paradise and formed with various natural wonders. While you are driving in this high plateau you will get the soaring snow-capped mountains, like Mount Everest – the world’s highest peak, Mount Kailash – the religious “center of the world”. Also here is the  Namjagbarwa Peak with an existence of over 700 million years, and so on. Other great attractions in Tibet are its holy lakes are also great, including Yamdrok Lake, Namtso Lake, Manasarovar Lake, Lhamo La-Tso, etc. Besides, you can explore the wild prairies, deep valleys, verdant forests, grand ice glaciers, rare animals, and other different scenery. Of course, the blue sky and white clouds will never absent.

Magnificent Palaces & Monasteries

When it comes to the outstanding architecture in Tibet tour, you must think of Potala Palace at once. Located highly above Lhasa city, Potala Palace makes full use of the hilly topography to create both majesty and harmonious integrity. Besides Potala Palace, Yumbulagang Place deserves your travel as well. It is a watchtower-styled building situated on the hilltop of the southeast of Tsedang. Apart from pl

Hospitable Local Tibetans

The Tibetan people are honest people, They are friendly, warm, and willing to help you. While you are on the Tibet tours you will meet many good Tibetan people. The people here are extremely hospitable and friendly toward travelers, honest and sincere Tibetans will go the extra mile to treat their guests with a feast and give them a present before parting ways. If you will visit the homestay or your guide house, they make every effort to entertain their guests and make them feel at home. When visiting a Tibetan family, you feel as welcomed by old friends you haven’t seen for a very long time.

Tasty Tibetan Food

Tibetan people mostly eat the Tsampa, Tsampa is a traditional Tibetan Food favored by tourists. which is made of barley flour, which is the food on which generations of Tibetans have grown up. The locals eat this traditional dish with cheese of (female yak), butter tea, and, occasionally, sugar. The main meat they use is Yak meat is an essential ingredient of various Tibetan dishes. Momos (dumplings) and Tibetan pizzas are some popular dishes containing yak meat, while dried meat of yak is another local specialty. you can try some of the Mommoms, Thenthuk, a soup comprising noodles, yak meat, and vegetables,

 

Some Information and  facts about Tibet

Geography

Geographically Tibet can be divided into three parts; the East, the South, and the North.  When we go to the Eastern part of Tibet it has the forest region which occupies around 25% of Tibet. The Southern part is open grassland occupying almost half of Tibet. They have agricultural regions in the Central and Southen regions. Tibet as well as containing all the major cities Lhasa, Gyantse, Shigatse, Gyatsa, and Tsedang. This area also considers the cultural center of Tibet and Buddhism.

Climate

You can do the tour from mid-July through to the end of September is the best period.

The temperature varies sharply from the south grassland to the north plateau. The south is warm and rainy. The most rain falls from May to September. It is warm from June to August. The coldest months are from December to February and crossing over the passes becomes almost impossible.

During this package, the Hotels/guesthouses have basic facilities. Even a hotel in Lhasa may not meet your expectation. We always try to provide our clients with a twin room but it may not always be possible. Sometimes, because of weather factor or road condition, we may not be able to bring you to the hotel of our contract or rooms may be already sold out due to delayed arrival and we may have to request you to adjust to whatever accommodation available at that moment. In Lhasa, Gyantse, and Xigatse, you can expect a twin room with an attached toilet/shower but in other places; you will have to adjust with common restroom facilities.

Transportation

From Kathmandu, the Tibet tour starts by a van/coach to Kodari (Tibet border 116 km). Our guide is with you until the Tibet border onwards.  Tibetan crews will drive you all the way to Lhasa. In the event of landslides or road blockade for any reason, you need a service of a porter to carry your luggage. you can hire another means of transport between the two landslides or for an onward journey. You need to spend some nominal amount of money. During the change of vehicle at the border. We are requesting you to help yourself with your luggage.

Travel to Tibet from Nepal

the best and easy way to travel to Tibet from Nepal is by taking a direct flight to Lhasa.  from Kathmandu, Nepal, by Air China or Sichuan Airlines every day. Airplanes take off around noon and need around 1:30 hours to cover the distance. The price for a flight ticket depends on the season and ranges between $300 and $500 for one way. So the average price is somewhat less than $400. Due to the time difference between Lhasa and Kathmandu although it is just a 1-hour flight you will land at the airport of the Tibetan capital between 3 pm and 4 pm. Another popular way is traveling by road and it is good also for altitude sickness. The friendship highway and route of Zhangmu and Nyalam is not operating these days so we take a route from Kodari.

Tour Guide

Tibetan guides are reported to have limited English. In the Tibet tour may not expect a fluent explanation about culture and religion or any other academic topics. He will serve more as a geographical guide and will be responsible for dealing with bureaucracies on the way. However, we will try our best to assign you the best guide available though.

Tibet Visa information

Traveling to Tibet you need from Nepal are required to apply for both of China Group Tourist Visa and Tibet Visa (also named Tibet travel permit). For both travel documents, individual travelers can only get them through a local travel agency and we will arrange it for you. For the processing of China Group, Visa takes at least 3 working days, Thus we advise you to arrive in Kathmandu earlier.

While for Tibet Permit, We need to start preparing at least 20 days before you for Nepal. All you need to do is emailing the photo of your passport information to us.

If you have any Chinese visa in your passport when we apply for a China Group Visa, the previous Chinese visa will become invalid. If you have, you can take it and use it to fly from Kathmandu to Chengdu and later get Tibet Permit for Tibet entry. We will arrange your Tibet visa and travel permit for your Tibet tour.

Best time to visit Tibet

The best time to visit Tibet is in the places you like to see as it has high mountains to the city Lhasa. This beautiful small land of natural beauty has surpassed various troubles and is now trying to recover as a developed place. Tibet is a country with its full of culture, religious faith, and historical attractions.

There are various places you can see as a tourist and enjoy your holidays. Why not spend your time and money in a place where it will have a substantial positive impact? Being the site full of monasteries, mountains, hills, lakes, and many more, still, it is not so popular. It might be a lack of awareness or advertisements. But there are some best places to see, and they have their own best time to visit Tibet.

Tibet is also freshwater for the Everest Base Camp. Although Mount Everest is situated in Nepal, there is an easy way in Tibet for its trekking. If you want to save money and have the best adventure, you can still go from the Tibet side. You can also enjoy the sightseeing and the spectacular views of various snowy mountains. Also, Tibet is the best place to know about his holiness Dalai Lama. The spiritual learning, kindness, compassion, and many more things you can take away from here.

The beauty of Tibet cannot come in words. Your one journey will make you feel like you have entered an entirely new world. The religious values and behavior of people here are excellent. And the world-famous monasteries are the major attractions of Tibet. You can learn the teachings of Buddha, meditations, and have a peaceful and enjoyable time.

best time to visit tibet

You get to know about the monks, their daily life and also help them to know about the external world. One journey, hundreds of memories with learning, and a lot of positive impact on society, visiting Tibet is your best lifetime experience.

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Weather and climatic conditions of Tibet

Tibet lies at a high altitude, thus known as the roof of the world. The weather and climatic conditions of Tibet vary according to time and place. The temperature differs as per the cities. However, the climate of Tibet is very normal; neither very hot nor very cold. The areas nearby the Himalayas and rivers are comparatively cold than other places. The climate of Tibet also depends on the snow level. However, it generally has high-altitude weather. whether also matters when is the best time to visit Tibet.

Tibet tour in  Summer.

The difference in weather can be seen among various cities of Tibet. For example, in Lhasa, there is cold and suitable weather. It Known as the city of light, it is known for its sunshine. Located at the height of 3500 meters, it might be freezing in winter. The temperature can call be on minus. And the summer is warm and suitable. The seasons in Lasha can be shown in the table below:

Spring March, April also  May ( best time to visit Tibet)
Summer June, July August ( best time to visit)
Autumn, September and also October ( ok to visit)
Winter,  November, December, January, February ( coldest time)

You can visit it at any time of the year. Generally, the best time to visit Lasha is Spring, Summer, and Autumn. You can also visit it in early and late winter.

 Shigatse

Shigatse is the most popular city for our  Tibet tour. This is the second-largest city. It is mainly famous as a gateway to Everest Base Camp and its views. This place also has various temples and historic monasteries, including Rongbuk Monastery. Shigatse is renowned for the celebration of multiple festivals.

The weather of Shigatse is warm during January and February of the year. There is good sun-light during this time. March is the month where the temperature starts to increase, and spring also starts. Daytime is warm enough. However, nights might get very much cold. September and October are the months of winter. It is not the best time to visit Tibet, and June begins the rainfall.

If you want to visit the Everest Base Camp, the months April and May are considered best. Also the September, October and, November.

Xining

Xining is another famous city in Tibet. Every year hundreds of tourists visit this place to witness its natural and artificial beauty. It is a place worth visiting with its exotic lakes, monasteries, and the very famous sun and moon mountain.

It has a very balanced kind of weather. Typically, December AND January are the months of winter with temperature in minus, and June, July is the months of summer. The summer is warm with direct sunlight making it even easier to travel.
There is no specific best time to visit this place; however, you can visit its winter and summer to avoid any rainfall.

best time to visit tibet

Guge Kingdom

The Guge Kingdom is another popular place to see in Tibet. This place is full of amazing views of sunrise and sunsets, eye-catching artistic works, ancient constructions, and many more. This is a place that carries the cultural values and historical stories of Tibet.

This amazing place is full of scenic beauty, providing a great source for photography. The little village and natural beauty make this place even more attractive. The weather in the Guge Kingdom is warm and sunny during the daytime and very cold at night. The daytime average temperature can be up to 10 degrees Celsius and night temperature may fall below 0 degrees Celsius.

You can visit this beautiful fantastic place any time of year. However, the months of September and October are considered best for their suitable and favorable climate.

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Places to see in Tibet

 Jokhang Temple

Jokhang temple is one of the popular temples in the world. It is incredibly famous for its artistic beauty and spiritual values. It is situated in a very touristy city in Tibet Lhasa. This temple carries the values, religious faiths, and history of Tibet so well that you cannot just take off your eyes from it. The beautiful golden temple is also listed on the World Heritage List.

It is also known as the most peaceful and spiritual place in Tibet. This place is filled with the most positive vibes and full of wisdom and culture. You will forget all your troubles, and get the best feeling of learning, awakens, and happiness in this incredible temple.

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 Lulang Forest

Forests represent the deepness, nature, and serenity with the feeling of freedom and liveliness. Lulang Forest of Tibet tour is one of the best forests around the world. It is situated around 90 km away from Bayi Town. This place is so exotic that it will make you forget today’s busy competitive life in cities.

The forest situated at an elevation of 3700 meters is full of bio-diversity. It has incredible scenic beauty and is famous for its rare species of plants and wildlife. It has a variety of trees, making it look like the most beautiful forests. There are several grasslands, rivers, waterfalls, etc. adding beauty to the forest. Also, it is rich in Rhododendron and other flowers, making it utterly heavenly.

Potala palace

Potala Palace

Your journey in Tibet tour can never be complete without visiting the Grand Potala Palace. It is situated in Lhasa. The World Heritage Site Potala Palace is also a reason why many people visit Tibet. The main feature of this palace is that it was the winter palace of his holiness Dalai Lama for ten years.

This palace has a been history as it was built upon the palace of 33rd Tibetian King Songtsen Gampo. Therefore, The appearance and art of this palace are commendable. It has now being converted into a museum, storing various story materials. Potala palace presents the old residence of Dalai Lama and some of the essential materials used by him.

It has a colorful foundation with 13 story building. You can take amazing pictures around it. The fantastic views of the Potala palace will undoubtedly make your journey even more memorable. You will be a lucky person to witness the precious materials, books, and other things of the great Dalai Lama. Your journey will be filled with love, gratis, ude, and compassion after the best time to visit Tibet.

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Conclusion of Tibet tour

These are some of the places that you can see in Tibet. There is no specific best time to visit Tibet; you can visit it any time of the year. The weather of Tibet is favorable most of the time in the year. There are many other temples, monasteries, rivers, lakes mountains. Etc in this fantastic place. Tibet is a place you must visit at least once in a lifetime.

The best time to visit Tibet is you can make it during the autumn, spring, and summer. In winters it might get cold. You might also want to avoid the wet time to prevent rain, to make your journey more comfortable. You can also check the weather forecast before beginning your journey. The main things you need to consider are the permits.

There might be various places (not mentioned ones above) that are restricted in Tibet. So make sure you collect all detailed information before starting your journey. And after all, you can begin your cost-friendly and incredible trip to Tibet.

The best time to visit Tibet or any place is when you want to explore something new, want to begin some adventures, and take a break from your regular daily life. It is when you want to spend some precious time and make some unforgettable memories with your loved ones. And most importantly, the best time is when you are in sound health.

So, go ahead to explore the fantastic Tibet tour and its beauties and add some precious memories to your life.

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How to enter to Tibet?

There are mainly two ways to get into Tibet. One and the famous route is via Nepal and another way is via Mainland China. But the Procedures of your Tibet travel permit from these routes are different from each other.

You can’t enter Tibet as a backpacker, so every traveler needs help from a Travel Agency either from Tibet or from Nepal. Above the Himalaya trekking based in Nepal and our travel partner in Tibet will help you to enter Tibet.

Get into Tibet from Nepal

As Tibet and Nepal share sites other borders so it is more Due to closeness and convenience to do a Tibet tour from here. , Nepal is becoming the main entry point of getting into Tibet from the beginning of time. The main entry point is via the Kodari border for the Tibet overland tour. The other option is getting a flight to Lhasa from Kathmandu, It is a short 1-hour flight by Air China and Sichuan Airlines, they operate flights every day. Furthermore, the Kathmandu-Lhasa flight brings you a spectacular view of Nepalese Himalayan ranges including Mount Everest and other snow cap Mountains.

Get into Tibet from mainland China

Many travelers enter Tibet from the mainline of china mainly domestic tourists and s some foreigners too.

if you are looking for a budget way to get to Tibet then take a train to Lhasa from China’s main cities. The main cities of China like Chengdu, Beijing, Guangzhou, Shanghai, Xian, and Xining are connecting by the railway to Lhasa, Tibet. You can book your railway ticket online or contact travel agencies. Another way of getting Tibet from China is by flight. Main cities if China likes Beijing, Shanghai, Xian, Xining, and Guangzhou are connecting with direct flights to Lhasa.

Important Note: Chinese government can add or remove rules to define how to enter Tibet so kindly check before you book your Tibet tour. It could be immediate rules and not possible to get that information in advance. We need to follow their rules.

Where is Tibet?

Tibet lies in the south-west of China and it shares its border with India, Nepal, Myanmar (Burma), and Bhutan.

It has mainly three original provinces are U-Tsang, Kham, and Amdo. All these regions people themself consider as a Tibetan. Now Tibet is incorporated into Chinese provinces, with a little reference to the original borders between Tibet’s provinces. China refers to Tibet as a Tibet Autonomous Region or TAR, these include only U-Tsang and part of Kham. The Tibet historical territory is the 10th world’s largest nation by geographical area.

Is it safe to travel to Tibet?

Traveling to Tibet is totally safe. The local people of Tibet are among the most friendly and hospitable people in the world. The record of criminals in the Tiber is as the population here believes in Buddhism. Now the road conditions are good and mostly well paved and are generally safe to travel by overland. But if you wanted to do the biking, or trekking, in summer and rainy time it can be in a poor situation.

We have been running Tibet tours since 2007 and all our drivers are experienced and have driven through every corner of Tibet. We will choose the best local guide who speaks good English and can make your tour in the safest way.

Can you visit Tibet without a tour?

No, it is not possible to visit Tibet without an organized tour from the travel agency. You need a tour guide and travel permits to go to Tibet from any ports of Nepal and Mainland China. You need to arrange your travel permit, visa and have a tour guide through the tour operator.

How Can I get a travel permit for Tibet?

To get the travel permit for your Tieb tour you need to contact your tour agency. They will apply for the necessary permits to TTB. We will process the travel permit 2-3 weeks in advance this means you need to confirm your trip at least 4 weeks in advance to avoid any risk. The Tibet authority starts to issue permits 2-3 weeks prior to your departure date.

How do I receive my travel permit?

You can get your travel permit on arrival at Kathmandu after meeting with us. Or if you are traveling from the mainland of Chine we can send your permit there. We can only send your travel permit to China at your given address but not to other countries. We need your proper address of China (Either apartment or hotel) with a telephone number, the postman will send your original permit prior to your flight or train to China.

What currency do I need to bring?

The currency used in Tibet is the Chinese Yuan or Chinese RMB or Chinese Yuan. Chinese RMB Notes come in denomination of 1, 5, 10, 20, 50, and 100 Yuan. You can exchange USD, Euros, and Pounds into Chinese currencies from any banks or can get local money from ATMs in China. If you start your Tibet tour from Kathmandu you can get Chinese RMB in Kathmandu money changes or in the Banks. Banks in Tibet are closed on Saturdays and Sundays. Therefore, we advise you to bring some cash before you start your day or trip. ATMs are available in Lhasa, Shigatse, and Gyantse, however, it may be difficult to get one in other small towns in remote areas so we suggest you carry enough cash.

What weather can we expect in Tibet?

Tibet is lying at a high altitude so the weather here is quite cold. the best weather for the tour is in the month of Summer from May to September. This time the days are warmer with strong sunshine and cool at nights. Winters November to March is cold and snowing in the higher part.

Electricity Supply in Tibet and what plugs are used?

The electricity supply in Tribet is basically on a 220V or 50HZ. The hotel’s room and also the bathrooms have access to 220V and 110V electrical devices power. To charge your electronic devices, you’d better bring master plug-ins, you can buy it in local shops or get help from your hotel reception.

I am a vegetarian, is it a problem in Tibet Tour?

No problem if you are a vegetarian. Vegetarian foods are easily available in Tibet now. You can find some vegetarian restaurants in Lhasa, Shigatse, and Gyantse, you can get help from your tour guide to choose food and ask him before your go to eat.

How to avoide altitude sickness in Tibet tour?

All Tiber tour itineraries have a number of acclimatization days. You will get an extra day to prepare your body for a walk-up in the higher elevation.

Altitude Sickness usually occurs because of the lack of oxygen in the atmosphere at high altitudes. Our body is not used to walking at high altitudes and it requires a lot of time to adapt to thin air in the mountains. You can’t stop the AMS but you can prevent it if you are following some tips.

Keep your body hydrated. Drink at least 4 liters of water daily.
During the period of climbing Give up smoking, alcohol, and caffeine.
Go slow and take enough time to acclimatize your body to the increase in altitude.
Don’t skip the acclimatization day. you can also use Diamox to reduce the symptoms of altitude sickness.

Sleep well. If you sleep well you can easily minimize your first reaction to altitude.

Can I buy train tickets to Lhasa on my own?

Yes, you can buy a train ticket but it’s very difficult for foreigners.

the main difficulty reason is English is not available for both online bookings or through a phone call, or even booking at train stations. The ticket also on sale for 30-60 days and can be sold out in a short time, especially in peak season time. train schedules also can change once in a while. So to be on the safe side and save your hassle you can book your train ticket also with while you book your Tibet tour with us.

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