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Tibet Travel in Winter

Time: 24-10-2019 This Article is Composed by BudgetTibetTour

Recently, Tibet launched the winter free ticket policy, perhaps, after a short surprise, there will be some doubts, winter, really suitable to come to Tibet? Is it really cold in Tibet in winter? Is it much easier to get high altitude sickness in winter than that in summer? Tibet in winter, the scenery is not good? To answer all of your questions, we read this post. Now, you can get the answer by reading the following text.

1. Is it very cold in Tibet in winter?

Yes, it’s very cold in the morning, evening and night. From December 2018 to February 2019, the average temperature in Tibet was minus 4 degrees Celsius, which is lower than the previous year, and the lowest in the past 19 years. Actually, Tibet has a high altitude, long sunshine time and abundant sunshine in winter. So, winter in Tibet is mostly like this:

Clear Sky of Tibet
Clear Sky of Tibet

2. Travelling to Tibet in winter is more likely to get high altitude sickness?

The answer is NO! According to the monitoring data of Lhasa meteorological bureau in 2018, the oxygen content of Lhasa in summer and winter is 66% and 63% respectively, the difference is only about 3%. Therefore, the difference between the oxygen content of Lhasa in summer and winter is actually not too big. It is not true that winter is much easier to get high altitude sickness.

  Potala Palace in Winter
Potala Palace in Winter

3. The scenery is not very good in winter?

There is a popular saying in the travel circle of Tibet, “Tibet in July and August is the tourists’ Tibet, while Tibet in winter is the real Tibet”. In winter, Tibet is less crowed with tourists and more comfortable and leisure. Moreover, the visibility in winter is much higher than in summer, you’ll have more chances to see the clear cummit of Nnamjagbarwa mountain. So, what excuse do you have for not coming to Tibet this winter???

Clear summit of mountain 
Clear summit of mountain

 Drinking sweet tea and basking in the sun
Drinking sweet tea and basking in the sun

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I'm interested in the 14 day trip from Lhasa to Nepal trip. In in January or February would be great. how much would that be? is there space?

best regards Mo***

Answered by Nancy

Dear Mo***,

Greetings from Nancy at Budget Tibet Tour, thanks for visiting our website and sending your inquiry. Sorry we do not have any group tour in Jan or Feb to Kailash as there will be heavy snow and the road will be blocked, and also the area would be closed, and no one do the business there, no hotel, no restaurants there. So from Nov to March we would not send any groups there.
If you would like to do this tour, you must plan it from April to Oct. and at present we have the group tour in next 6th May and 29th May, and we will have more available date in future. if you are interested in joining in this, please kindly let me know. Best regards.

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