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Travel to Tibet in Winter

Time:20-09-2019 This Article is Composed by BudgetTibetTour

In the past two years, it has become fashionable to travel to Tibet in winter. Since last year, Tibet has launched a series of preferential policies to promote winter tourism in Tibet, attracting many tourists to visit Tibet in winter. Every year from May to October is the peak tourist season in Tibet, and from November to March the following year is the off-season. In many people's mind, Tibet is a bitter and cold place in winter. In fact, in recent years, Tibet has become a popular winter tour routes, winter is also very suitable for Tibet tourism.

Tibet Tour in Winter

In winter, Tibet is in the low season of tourism. Many scenic spots implement the low season ticket policy and the price is 50% lower. Hotel accommodation price - 40%-60% reduction, flight ticket to Tibet as low as 20% discount, Chengdu to Lhasa minimum only 400 RMB.

Winter in Tibet is also a dry season. There is little rain. Most of the time, the sun is shining brightly, and the sky is clear. During the day, the temperature in Lhasa, Nyingchi and Shigatse is around 15 degrees, warmer than Beijing and Shanghai; At night, it is about minus 3 degrees Celsius, which is a typical characteristic of plateau climate. Fortunately, most travel activities are carried out during the day, so the weather during the day is very comfortable and suitable for tourism.

Travel to Tibet in Winter

Winter in Tibet, many traditional festivals with strong local characteristics, if travel to Tibet, people can enjoy not only a different Tibetan custom, but also a different cultural feast. Winter, the people living here with colorful festivals gathered to celebrate, send away the past year, ushered in the New Year, looking forward to the New Year in family harmony, good weather, grain harvest. During the festival, you can not only see the Buddha exhibition ceremony, worship Buddha, the demonstration of dharma, but also enjoy the Tibetan opera performance, puppet show, Lantern Festival, singing competition, traditional dance and other wonderful activities. Therefore, traveling to Tibet during festivals has become a new fashion.

Travelers' Questions Might Help

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 please contract us, our specialists will reply you within 24 hours.

Ms. Pa*** from: Can I apply for the Chinese Group Visa if I travel only by myself alone?
October 16, 2019 12:26

I want to take the train from Lanzhou to Lhasa on the 12th of Nov. 2019 and need a permit for Tibet. I want to spend 5-6 days in Lhasa. I need to book a train ticket and accommodation I am a U.S. citizen and a solo traveler. My 4th time to China.

Please help!! I have had no success with other tour agencies.

Answered by Nancy
October 17, 2019 02:03

Dear Ms. Pa***,

Thanks very much for your inquiry. From your travel time, here we recommend one 6 days Exploration of Legendary Ancient Cities group tour to you, and we currently have one departure date on 14th of November. Taking train from Lanzhou to Lhasa will cost you about 24 hours, and we are happy to help you book train ticket. Please kindly note that there is no "permit-only" or "accommodation-only" service, foreign tourists are not allowed to travel Tibet alone, you have to book a pre-organized tour including guide, car, and hotel as well. As you are only one person, joining a group tour is the most economical way. We will prepare guide, car, accommodation, Tibet permit for you. Applying for Tibet Permit requires copy of your passport and Chinese visa, and it usually takes about 15-20 days, if you want to join our tour, please send copy of your passport and visa to us quickly. I will send detailed itinerary to your email, please check it. Best regards.

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