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Tibet Tour in March

Time: 08-11-2019 This Article is Composed by BudgetTibetTour

With an abundance of natural resources and historical relics, Tibet is famous worldwide as a perfect holiday destination. Countless majestic mountains, alpine lakes, spectacular villages, and sacred monasteries make Tibet a charming paradise. Every year, there is an endless stream of tourists heading to this land to view its beautiful scenery. Particularly in spring when peach flowers come to full blossom across hill and dale, which is a picturesque scenery that attract a lot of tourists. In the past, Tibet closed the door to international travelers for some reasons. But fortunately, Tibet is accessible in March now. After a long cold winter, Tibet takes its white clothes off and wears its colorful coat in March. Do you want to witness this beautiful paradise in March? If you want, please follow the next text to know more about it.

Tibet in March
Tibet in March

Part 1. Is Tibet Closed in March?

Yes, it was closed for many years. However, recently Tibet official announced that Tibet is ready to receive international tourists in March from the year of 2020. Many travelers may wonder that is there any travel agency available in Tibet in March? Actually, you don’t have to worry about this issue, since the professional tour adviser from Budgettibettour will help you arrange everything for Tibet tour in March.

Part 2. Tibet Weather and Temperature in March 

March is the first month of spring in Tibet. Weather in this month is still freezing across most areas of this plateau. Usually, the daytime weather is sunny with bright clear skies. It is very comfortable and pleasant to travel to Lhasa and other low elevation areas. As for some mountain areas, it is really cold that you need to prepare more thermal items to protect yourself from catching a cold. When night comes, the weather gets really cold with strong wind, don’t forget to add more warm clothes. To help you learn more details about Tibet weather in March, we compile some weather data of most cities of Tibet in March for you to refer to.

Tibet Weather in March
Cities Avg. Temp (℃) Max. Temp (℃) Min. Temp (℃) Rainfall(mm)
Lhasa 6 13 -1 2
Namtso Lake 3 7 -1 1
Gyantse 1 8 -6 1
Yamdrok Lake -1 4 -6 1
Shigatse 2 8 -5 2
EBC -2.5 7 -12 1
Mt. Kailash -1 5 -8 4
Nyingchi 7.5 13 0 16
Shannan -5 3 -13 3

Part 3. What to Wear in Tibet in March?

Planning what to wear for your Tibet tour might be stressful. To help you with it, we outline some of the necessary items for March. Most of the items we outline are available in Lhasa and its surroundings. If you want to travel to remote areas, you’d better make a detailed plan in advance.

Tibet weather is varied greatly depending on the altitude, season, and the time of the day. In March when the weather is still cold, we suggest you wear long underwear, long pants, light jacket, etc. It is best for you to wear layers, so you can remove layers when the weather gets warm. Additionally, the UV radiation is intense in Tibet, so you’d better bring sun hat and sunglasses to protect you from sunburn.   

Part 4. Things to Do in Tibet in March

1. Attending Nyingchi Peach Blossom Festival

Starting in mid to late March, the Nyingchi Peach Blossom Festival will be held for around 30 days. During this time, fields and hillsides are covered with white and rose-colored peach blossoms. Sometimes in the morning when mist and cloud appear in the hillside, the whole villages are surrounded by white fogs and dotted by rosy flowers, which looks like a heaven that is beautiful and romantic.

Nyingchi in March
Nyingchi in March

2. See Migratory Bird in Yamdrok Lake

Yamdrok Lake is the largest habitat for migratory birds in Tibet. Bird Island, one of islands of Yamdrok lake, is the best place for bird watching. On this island live in thousands of wild birds like bar-headed geese, brown-headed gulls, and black-necked cranes, etc. It is really a stunning scenery when thousands of migratory birds fly over the lake together.

Migratory Bird in Yamdrok Lake
Migratory Bird in Yamdrok Lake

3. Visit Everest Base Camp

March is a good season to visit Everest Base Camp. The temperature during this month is pleasant – neither too cold nor too hot. Usually, the weather is dry with good visibility. From afar, tourists can get a beautiful glimpse of Mount Everest. Anyway, don’t miss Mt. Everest Base Camp when you travel to Tibet in March.

Mount Everest Base Camp in March
Mount Everest Base Camp in March

Part 5. Tips for Visiting Tibet in March

Tibet is a special and beautiful place that have too many things for tourists to explore. Due to its complex weather and geographic conditions, it is very important for travelers to make full prepare, especially if want to travel to Tibet with the elders and kids. Besides, it is also needed to know some basic information about Tibet, such as how to get to Tibet, how to prepare for high attitude sickness, the best time to visit Tibet, etc. To help you make a perfect plan of Tibet tour, we collect some tips as below:

How to Get to Tibet by Train >
How to Get to Tibet by Flight >
What to Pack for Tibet Tour >
How to Cope with Tibet Altitude Sickness Properly >
Where to Stay in Lhasa >
What to Eat in Tibet >

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user portrait Mr. Ju*** from: 4 Days Lhasa Holy Landmarks Express

Hi, I plan to arrive in Lhasa on the 9th of March in 2020 by train and would like to do a 4 day tour. Unfortunately there are no tours scheduled between January and April, will there be tours added or are there not any planned?

Kind regards

Julian Franz

Answered by Helen

Hello Mr. Ju***,

    Thanks very much for your inquiry. We currently have no group tour in February and March, if you would like to travel Tibet in these months, we are able to arrange a private tour for you. While there are several confirmed departure date for the group tour in January and April, if your time is flexible, you may consider joining a group tour in April. I will send detailed itinerary to your email, please check it. Warm regards.

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