Best Time to Travel to Tibet and Nepal

If you are interested in the Buddhist culture, it is a good idea to combine the Tibet tour and Nepal tour together. Tourists can take flights to Kathmandu, Nepal from your own country, after a short tour in Nepal, you can travel from Kathmandu to Lhasa, the capital city of Tibet.

Tibet in May
Tibet in May

During the Tibet Nepal Tour, you are going to visit the breathtaking scenic spots including the Kathmandu valley, Yokmtso Lake, and Mt.Everest. Meanwhile, you gonna experience the profound Buddhist culture by visiting the Buddhist architectures such as Sera Monastery.

Sera Monastery
Sera Monastery

When you plan a Tibet Nepal tour, you may wonder when is the best time to tour Tibet. You can travel to Tibet all the years round except for mid-February to the whole March.

Kathmandu
Kathmandu

The spring months from April to May are the best period to travel to Tibet when the weather is neither extremely hot nor extremely cold and there are few rainy days. And this is also the best time to travel to Mount Everest with the dull road the clear sky. The landscape views of Tibet are at the best level.

The period from September to mid-November is another excellent time to take a Tibet tour when the leaves start to fall, and the forests are carpeted with red and gold as the falling leaves cover the ground. It seems to be the best time for photography and you are guaranteed to find the perfect shot in autumn.

As it is warm in the summer of the Tibetan Plateau, it is the most popular time of year for travelers to travel to Tibet which makes it difficult to get train tickets to Lhasa. In addition, the prices of Tibet tours and hotels are higher in Lhasa compared to the low season. Meanwhile, the summer does bring rain and clouds. Although it is rainy in summer months, it is still possible to trek in Tibet. While it is not suitable to trek to Mt. Everest because the clouds cover the peak of the mountain and it is difficult to catch a whole view of Mount Everest.

Winter months from mid-November to February is also possible to travel to Tibet. Traveling to Tibet during winter, you may have a unique view of Tibet.

When Is the Best Time to Tour Nepal?
Tourists can travel to Nepal all years round.

Spring with a warm climate is the best time to travel to Nepal when flowers bloom especially the national flower of Nepal – rhododendron sweeping the ascending altitudes with its breathtaking color and beauty.

Summer is also a popular season of Nepal tour. The weather is hot and wet. The rain spreads the pleasantness around with lush green vegetation.

Autumn is the best tourist season in Nepal when the weather is highly pleasant and you may see the stunning mountain view. It is the peak season to trek in Nepal to explore the mountain views. If you happen to come to Tibet in a suitable time, you may have a chance to join the biggest Hindu festivals Dashain.

Winter is good for trekking in lower elevations.

In a word, the best time to travel to Tibet and Nepal is from April to May and from September to November. Because during those two periods you can see the fantastic nature view of both Tibet and Nepal

Best Time to Travel to Mount Kailash

Mount Kailash regarded as the axis of the world is the holy mountain of Buddhism disciples, Hindus, Buddhists, Jains, and Bon. There are thousands of Buddhists from other places of Tibet, Nepal, and India travels to Mount Kailash to take a pilgrimage around Mt Kailash known Which is also known as “kora”. And do you know what is the best time to travel to Mount Kailash?

Mount-Kailash
Mount-Kailash

Actually, there are two great periods for Mount Kailash tour. One is from April to June, the early summer when the weather is warm and all creature come back to life. Traveling to Mount Kailash during this period, you may see the beautiful natural scenery with green pasture, crystal clear water, blue sky and flocks of cattle. As it is not the rainy season, you are able to have sunny, clear days. The road is dull which suitable for a trekking.

The another best time to travel to Mt. Kailash is from September to October when leaves turn yellow and a golden sea comes into view. You may have a chance to appreciate the different view of Mount Kailash. Since it is the best time to travel to Mt. Kailash, you will not only enjoy the breathtaking mountain scenery but also meet people from other parts of the world who are attracted by the Mount Kailash as well. It is possible for you to encounter some devout pilgrims and religious followers performing kora along the route.

Lake Manasarovar
Lake Manasarovar

Mt Kailash is a masterpiece of God that surrounded by some scenic and cultural spots. There are 5 significant monasteries nearby the Mount Kailash including Drirapuk Monastery, Selung Monastery, Guangzhou Monastery Choku Monastery, and Zutulpuk Monastery. Taking a visit to those monasteries, you can enjoy the profound Buddhist culture. The best way to travel to Mount Kailash is trekking. During the Mount Kailash trekking, you will do through the Lake Manasarovar, one of the holy lakes in Tibet. And it is a freshwater lake. Then you are going to forlorn and wild plateaus, vertical valleys, and narrow, rocky passes. Afterward climbing the Dolma-la pass with a height of 5630m above sea level is the highest pass in the world. No matter when you travel to Mount Kailash, you may see the snow-capped peak.

Mt.Kailash Trekking
Mt.Kailash Trekking

Mount Kailash trekking is one of the most difficult treks. Here we will give you some trekking advice. Foreigner travelers require Tibet Travel Permits to travel to Tibet. If you wanna travel to Mount Kailash, except for a Tibet Entry Permit, you also need a Military Permit and Aliens’ Permit. There is no need to worry about the permits because our experienced guides of Great Tibet Tour will help you get all the permits that you needed for such a tour.

Trekking in such a high altitude Mountian, you may suffer the altitude sickness along the way. In case of this illness, you may rent or buy oxygen bottles from the hotels in Darchen and prepare some medicine.

If you joined our private tour or group tour, we will have fires with your companions and cook for you. However, you are suggested to bring some fruits so you could guarantee one or two fruits intake every day.

Best Time to Travel to Mount Everest

Mount Everest

With the altitude of elevation of 8,848 m, Mount Everest considered to be the highest peak of the world might just be the dream destination for travelers. Mount Everest is located on the roof of the world, Tibet. Therefore, when you plan a Tibet tour, you should take the Mount Everest into your traveling list. As for the best time to travel to Tibet, it all depends on your preference.

 

Mount Everest
Mount Everest

If you want to explore the Everest Base Camp

Everest Base Camp
Everest Base Camp

You are suggested to travel to Mount Everest in autumn months such as October and November when the temperature is neither extremely hot nor extremely cold and you can have the best visibility of Mount Everest. In addition, winter is also a good season to explore Everest Based Camp for there are little snows and the crowds are smaller than peak season. While the Summers does not seem to be a good season to explore Mount Everest. As there are rainy months in summer, trekking to Everest Based Camp become a little bit difficult because of slippery roads.

If you want to climb the Mount Everest.

Mount Everest
Mount Everest

Actually, there are few tourists arriving at the Mount Everest. If you are expert climbers and you really wanna climb the Mount Everest, the spring and autumn months are good for climbing the Mount Everest. Generally speaking, the winter months are not suitable for climbing because there are deep snow and low temperature which makes it impossible to accomplish the climbing. Even the expert climber makes their way to the top by joining organized expeditions. Therefore, if you make a decision to climb the Mount Everest, you should join an organized team.

If you want cheaper prices

Everest Base Camp tour is pricey, especially joining an organized trek because you have to do that unless you’re an experienced backpacker or climber. There are two kinds of tours, the group tour and private tour offered by travel agencies. The time schedule of the group tour is settled while the time schedule of a private tour is flexible. If you wanna travel to Mount Everest at a cheaper price, you should travel in the offseason.

If You Want to Explore Nearby Towns
If you just want to visit the scenery nearby the Mount Everest, October, and November, Mid-April to early May are the two best periods to explore Mount Everest. During the tour, you’ll get a chance to see the remote villages of Thami and Khumjung. Besides you can take a visit to Tengboche Monastery. The nature view of those spots is inaccessible during the winter.

All in all, the beat time to travel to Mount Everest depends on what you wanna explore and what you are interested in about this sacred mountain. In general, the best period to travel to Mount Everest are the spring months from mid-April to early May and the fall months from September to November. No matter when you travel to Tibet, you should work with a local travel agency in Tibet, because they can help you apply for the Tibet Travel permit without which you may never allow to travel to Tibet.