Official Tibet Travel Guide
The climate of Tibet:
1. How’s the weather in Tibet? Is it warm in summer? Is it very cold in iciness?
Tibet is in a high plateau, and it belongs to ordinary downy unique weather. Climates are quite distinct in one-of-a-kind areas of Tibet. The jap Tibet that’s at a decrease elevation is warmer than western Tibet. In some mountain areas, there are 4 seasons on the identical time in distinctive altitude. The climate in an afternoon varies greatly, too. The night is bloodless at the same time as the day is heat. It spans 12-15 degrees centigrade in an unmarried day.
The climate in southeastern Tibet along with Nyingchi and Chamdo is balmy with a median temperature of eight ranges centigrade; whilst in western Tibet (Shigatse and Nagqu) is quite bloodless with a median temperature beneath 0 degrees.
However, inside the crucial vicinity of Tibet, the climate of Lhasa and Tsedang is extra favorable for journeying. Travelers can go to those two regions all 12 months round, not too warm in the summer season and no longer too cold in winter.
2. How is the road circumstance in the rainy season in Tibet? Need I take any rainproof with me?
The wet season in Tibet is especially from June to August and it does have a totally awful effect on the roads. However, there are numerous tune renovation workers and neighborhood army could additionally give the assist to repair the roads. Generally, speaking, it only takes some hours to make the roads feasible again. As for the rainproof, you’re recommended to take raincoat, rain-proof trousers and shoes in case you need to trek, climb the mountain or ride a motorbike. If you have got organization excursions organized by means of a few journey agencies, generally you do not want to take rainproof with you, because Tibet often rains at night time and the weather is pretty correct in the daytime. Besides, the traveler bus is always at the side of you.
Three. What is the quality time to tour to Tibet?
Generally talking, early April is the start of tour season, which lasts to mid-June whilst a huge number of Chinese tourists rush to Tibet for summertime excursion. Late June to the stop of National Holiday is the height travel season when a few critical festivals held in Tibet, like Shoton Festival, Gyantse Dawa Festival and Nagqu horse using Festival. After mid-October, Tibet turns to wintry weather and because the site visitors lessen substantially, greater than half of the inns are closed for the negative reservation.
As for the quality time to journey, it depends on your journey requirement.
1. If you need an exceptionally cheap charge, visit Tibet in winter, from December to subsequent March. All the matters are pretty reasonably-priced; even the vacationer websites offer 30-50% bargain on front charge. Hotels are cheap, too. You can revel in 5 big name resorts with much less than 100USD which includes breakfast. Compared with traveling in August, the value of a wintry weather excursion is handiest 50%-60% of a summer excursion. Because of the terrible amount of visitors, the Potala Palace permits you to spend even an entire day in it. Besides, the priests are not busy and have spare time to speak with you.
2. If you like trekking, do it in May or September whilst the monsoon will in no way bother you and the weather is balmy and pleasant.
Three. If you like Mt.Everest and need to see the clear face of it, try and avoid the rainfall season and foggy climate.
4. If you love to go to the grassland in north Tibet, do the excursion in July when the flora bloom in sizable grassland and organizations of yak and sheep, Tibetan nomad tents spread everywhere in the grassland.
5. Those who want to pressure to Tibet thru Sichuan-Tibet motorway should avoid the wet season. There might be mudslides, cave-ins, and mire on certain sections of the street, blocking the passage of automobiles.
About high altitude sickness
1. What is excessive altitude illness? What’s the symptom of excessive altitude sickness?
High altitude sickness may also occur at excessive altitudes (over 2700m) because of the reducing availability of oxygen. It normally occurs following a rapid ascent and can normally be prevented by way of ascending slowly. Symptoms frequently happen themselves six to ten hours after ascent and generally subside in one to two days, however, they on occasion turn into the greater extreme conditions. Common signs and symptoms of excessive altitude sickness encompass shortness of breath, headache, fatigue, belly contamination, dizziness, and sleep disturbance.