Located in the south-west of China, Tibet process breathtaking landscape views with great Mount Everest situated on the land and several amazing lakes. In addition, Tibet has it’s unique and charming region cultures that make it a dream destinations for many travelers. Traveling to Tibet is not as difficult as you think to be. However, you still need well prepared for the Tibet tour such as the best time to visit Tibet.
When is the Best Time to Visit Tibet?
Generally speaking, Tibet can be visited all years round except for the February and March when there comes to the Tibetan New Years. The Peak season to travel to Tibet is summer while it doesn’t mean the best time to visit Tibet. Because traveling to Tibet during the summer month, you may experience the bad climate with too much rain which vague the views of many attractions, in particular, Mount Everest. You are not able to catch a clear view of Mount Everest. Meanwhile, with lots of travelers flooding into Tibet, it is so crowded that you can’t see the whole view of Tibet. The winter months is not the best time to visit Tibet as well, because, the temperature of some area is extremely cold. Attractions like Lake Namtso and Mount Everest can’t be viewed. However, most of the travelers traveling to Tibet only to catch a glimpse of the splendid Mount Everest.
Actually, the best time to visit Tibet is Spring and Autumn when the weather is neither extremely hot nor cold. You can make a desition to travel to Tibet during April when the average maximum temperature is 15℃, and the average minimum temperature is 0℃. It is a dry season with seldom rain and still strong wind and the flowers are bloom, the lakes are at the best view and everything come back to life. So you can make your way to Lhasa city, the city of sunshine to visit the Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple and Meander the bustling Barkhor StreetTraveling to Tibet from mid-September to mid-Oct in autumn is an appropriate period to catch a clear view of Mount Everest. If you came in a good day, you are able to see the great sunrise and sunset view of Mount Everest. If you wanna visit the holy Lake Namtso, its time to do so. In addition, traveling to Tibet during the spring months(April, May) or the Autumn months(September, October), you may happen to join the traditional Tibetan festival such as Saga Dawa Festival(takes place around the 15th day of April in the Tibetan calendar) and Nyingchi Peach Bloom Festival (lasts from Mar.12nd to Apr.30th) through which you may get more knowledge of Tibetan culture.
It is important to travel to Tibet at the best time. Before you launch your journey to Tibet, you should join an organized Tibet Tour offered by the local Tibet travel agency so that, they will help you design the travel itinerary according to your demands and take care of the application of Tibet Travel Permits. Besides, you can get the useful Tibet travel tip from them including the best time to visiting Tibet, what to pack for Tibet tour.