Best Season to Travel
Best Time to Visit Tibet
(A) In Lhasa and the central part of Tibet, the climate is normal and nice for traveling. So if you only stay in Lhasa, you can go there anytime of the year.
(B) Lhasa - Shigatse - Lhatse - Tingri - Nyalam: Along the Friendship highway is basically in good conditions year around. But it is not available for tourists from Dec. to Jan. because of the snowed land; every August, the rain season, landslide will be occurred!
(C) Mt. Everest Area: Early May and early Oct. are the best time to visit Mt. Everest. Due to the clear weather, you have great chance to see Mt. Everest's true face. It will be too cold for tourists to visit this area from Oct. to Apr.!
(E) In eastern Tibet, May, Jun. and Sep. are the high seasons to travel there. It will be difficult and dangerous to visit this area in Jul., Aug. and winter, because there will be a terrible landslide in summer and frozen load in winter.
(F) Ali (Mt. Kailash): Every May, Jun., Jul., Sep., Oct. is the best time to visit this area without the trouble of the landslide by the heavy rain and snow.
Although the climate is not as harsh as many people's imagination, it is necessary to be well prepared for the sudden drops of temperature at night, particularly in western Tibet.
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Question:What’s the best season to visit Tibet?
Answer:Generally speaking, it is suitable for visiting Tibet from Apr. to the early Nov. Except this period, the temperatures start to plummet. The peak season is from May to Sep. and the best months are May, Jun., Sep. and Oct. as Jul. and Aug. are rainy months.