Sunburn is one of the major problems in Tibet. Lying on the planet’s highest plateau, Tibet is close to the sun, this making Tibet a place with strong solar radiation. Besides, Tibet’s thin and clear air allows more of the sun’s harmful UV(ultraviolet) radiation through to the ground, increasing the risk of sunburn.
That is to say, instead of heat, sunburn is caused by high level of UV radiation. It harms your skin and leaves it burned and red, making you feel itchy and irritated. For more details about the sunburn in Tibet, please keep reading our article. Get to know the main symptoms of sunburn, possible solutions for sunburn relief and prevention while your Tibet tour.
Any exposed part of your body including nose, ears, lips and even eyes can get sunburned. Usually, within a few hours after strong sun exposure, the symptoms of sunburn start to occur. How do you tell if you are getting sunburned? The main sunburn symptoms are listed below for your reference.
While your Tibet tour, once there are any signs and symptoms of sunburn showing, do as the instructions below to relieve it as soon as possible.
You should consult a doctor for treatment if the sunburn is severe. Have a check here:
As mentioned earlier, in the high altitudes of Tibet, snow blindness is possible to occur. Snow blindness is a condition caused by bright sunlight reflecting off the whiteness of the snow in Tibet. Here are some tips to relieve snow blindness:
Due to the strong solar radiation in Tibet, you must pay much attention to sun protection. There are some suggestions for you to prevent sunburn during your Tibet tour.
The questions raised by our past customers can help you get a more clear picture about tours to Tibet, read them or tell us your own questions via the form on the right side, our specialists will reply you within 24 hours.
I am interested to join 8 days tibet basecamp tour. in sep 2 schedule
I am Indian female living in hong kong right now and plan to reach lhasa by train.
May I know the pricing of single supplement room? Will there be availability of vegetarian food?
Greetings from Helen at Budget Tibet Tour, and welcome you to join 8 days Tibet Mt. Everest group tour. If you travel alone, there is single room supplement fee, but this fee can be spared if there is another person who can share the same room with you. And it's no problem for you to get vegetarian food, we will tell your special requirement to our guide, and the guide will help you order vegetarian food. If you live in Hong Kong and want to take train to Lhasa, you can get to Guangzhou firstly, then taking train from Guangzhou to Lhasa. I will send detailed itinerary to your email, please check it. Warm regards,
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