Avoid the crowd in the peak time of Tibet tourism, travel to Tibet in winter and enjoy the enthusiasm on the snowy plateau. Though most places of Tibet is chilly, Tibet is not as cold as your imagination, especially Lhasa which is even warmer than Beijing. As the main winter seasons from November to March are covered by warm sunlight, the average temperature of many areas of Tibet is around 10 to 18 degrees centigrade that is actually higher than some places of northern China.
Lhasa is the major destination of Tibet winter tour. Low latitude and abundant sunlight makes the winter temperature of Lhasa more than ten degrees centigrade in the day and around zero degrees centigrade at night. Besides, it is very dry in Lhasa, which will keep you from feeling chill. On the contrary, it is very comfortable in the warm sunlight.
It is also a great opportunity to feel the calmness of this ancient, holy and mysterious land. In winter, there are less tourists offering a less noisy sightseeing chance to pay a good visit to all the attractions without being disturbed. You also do not have to worry about the availability of the entrance tickets for the hot tourist sites in Lhasa, the world famous Potala Palace in particular. You will not be limited to observe the inside of Potala Palace within an hour. Just visit all the rooms, halls and chapels to your heart's content.
Besides, the cost of Tibet winter tour might be the most concerned element for some travellers. In fact, travelling to Tibet in winter is the most economical Tibet tour. Many hotels, airlines and Tibet travel agencies will implement discount to attract more tourists with no compromise to services. You can save as much as 50% of a trip to Tibet in summer.
Furthermore, some travellers might worry about that it is harder for high altitude acclimatization in winter. Actually, it could not be a problem if you have a good plan. You can spend two or three days at Lhasa for altitude acclimatization before travelling to other destinations of Tibet.
So, just pack up and travel to Tibet in the coming winter to explore the winter beauty on the roof of the world.
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