When to Visit Tibet
Best time to visit Tibet is in the summer or the early winter – from April to November. The place will be very cold in the winters so tourists generally like to visit Tibet in the summer. Summers are cool and generally dry and suit the activities like cycling, trekking, hiking and rafting. Though Tibet receives only 450 milliliter of rain or snow per year summer will be able to present you enough greenery in the summer. Many trekking routes like Kailash-Mansarovar along with other routes will be able to present an unmatchable beauty to you in the summer. If you are planning to take your family to spend a vacation in Tibet then you are suggested to be there between April and October. Sunlight will be warm and cozy and many festivals fall within this time line.
Tibet is open all around the calendar and one can visit Tibet any time they want. Those who are free in the early winters and are eager to explore Tibet in free time are suggested to visit Tibet in the early winters. The tourist rush will be at the lowest and you will get the full opportunity to explore this beautiful place. No matter when you visit Tibet few things must be paid heed to. Since Tibet is in very high altitude sir is thin, which neither blocks the intensity of sun nor holds its warmth. Temperature varies greatly and one should be prepared for it. Within the very day temperature can go up to 29 degrees and fall down to 4 degrees.
There is another way you can plan your vacation to Tibet-according to the festive seasons. All around the calendar there will be some Tibetan festival going on and one can take full joy of participating it. Tibetan people are very welcoming and are happy to include you in their celebration. From February to September there are many festivals tourist can enjoy in Tibet. Tibetan New Year, The Great Prayer Festival (Monlam), Butter Oil Lantern Festival, Saga Dawa Festival, Buddha Unfolding Festival, Yalong Cultural Festival, Paying Homage To The Holy Mountain Festival and many more.