Tour Tibet in June
------The Month for Saga Dawa Festival
The weather of Tibet is fine and warm in June without large amount of rainfall. The average temperature in June is about 10-25℃. But the temperature would be lower at higher altitude.
Making a Tibet tour in June can enjoy the picturesque natural scenery on Tibet Plateau as well as a big feast of Tibetan culture. Grasslands gradually turn green and herdsmen begin to move to the grasslands to start a new year’s work. If driving though the grasslands, you can see flocks of sheep or yaks dotting the green land. June is a wonderful time to visit the Heavenly Lake Namtso and the Nyainqentanglha Range north of Lhasa.
Tibetan people also will celebrate many grand festivals in June. The warm weather also offers a best chance to trek in Tibet. No wonder, the number of tourists to Tibet starts increasing rapidly.
June:4℃ ~ 20℃
June:9℃ ~ 22℃
June:6℃ ~ 26℃
June:6℃ ~ 19℃
June:1℃ ~ 14℃
June:19℃ ~ 28℃
Tibet Small Group Tours Available in June to Join
8 Days Lhasa to Everest Base Camp Small Group Tour: marvel at Mt.Everest real close
Tour Route: Lhasa - Gyantse - Shigatse - Everest Base Camp - Lhasa
Almost all the itineraries covering Everest Base Camp originate from this classic itinerary. The travel route to EBC involves all the awe-inspiring attractions, religious sites and magnificent natural wonder.
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7 Days Lhasa to Kathmandu Overland Small Group Tour
Tour Route: Lhasa - Gyantse - Shigatse - Everest Base Camp - Kathmandu
This tour combines the classic itinerary of visiting Tibetan cultural and natural beauty with a stopover in EBC. Tourists will finally end up in Kathmandu via Gyirong.
From USD 960 p.pAvailable Departures in Nov. and Dec.2021-06-03$1060open for booking Book2021-06-05$1060open for booking Book2021-06-09$1060open for booking Book2021-06-12$1060open for booking Book2021-06-14$1060open for booking Book2021-06-17$1060open for booking Book2021-06-19$1060open for booking Book2021-06-22$1060open for booking Book2021-06-24$1060open for booking Book2021-06-28$1160open for booking Book
15 Days Kailash and Manasarova Small Group Tour: A pilgrim’s final fantasy and the greatest overland trip in Tibet.
Tour Route: Lhasa - Gyantse - Shigatse - E.B.C - Lake Manasarova - Kailash Trek - Saga - Shigatse - Lhasa
This is truly a journey to feel, magnificent temples, mountain passes, snow-capped peaks, nomad camps, pilgrims of Tibet. Start the trip from exploring the heart of central Tibet.
From USD 2026 p.pAvailable Departures in Nov. and Dec.2021-06-18$1880open for booking Book2021-06-18$1880open for booking Book
10 Days Lhasa to Everest Base Camp and Namtso Lake Small Group Tour
Tour Route: Lhasa - Gyantse - Shigatse - Mt. Everest - Namtso - Lhasa
The travel route to EBC & Namtso Lake involves all the awe-inspiring attractions, religious sites and magnificent natural wonder in Tibet.
From USD 1269 p.pAvailable Departures in Nov. and Dec.2021-06-04$1210open for booking Book2021-06-04$1210open for booking Book2021-06-11$1210open for booking Book2021-06-18$1210open for booking Book2021-06-25$1320open for booking Book
4 Days Lhasa Impression Small Group Tour
Tour Route: Lhasa
This classic Lhasa city group tour is the best choice for tourists who have limited time or visit Tibet for the first time. After visiting the must-sees in Lhasa, you will have a comprehensive impression of Tibetan culture and pave the way for your revisit in the near future.
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8 Days Driving Across Himalaya Overland Adventure from Kathmandu to Lhasa
Tour Route: Kathmandu - Kyirong - Everest Base Camp - Tingri - Shigatse - Gyantse - Lhasa
This 8 days Kathmandu to Lhasa tour involves all the amazing natural landscape and historical cultural sites with an epic road trip, including the Everest Base Camp, Yamdrok Lake, Tashilhunpo Monastery etc.
From USD 1060 p.pAvailable Departures in Nov. and Dec.2021-06-03$1060open for booking Book2021-06-06$1060open for booking Book2021-06-17$1060open for booking Book2021-06-24$1060open for booking Book
6 Days Central Tibet Culture Small Group Tour
Tour Route: Lhasa - Gyantse - Shigatse- Lhasa
The week-long Journey gives tourists a rare opportunity to taste the essence of Tibetan Culture in central Tibet. Besides, the must-see scenery like Yamdrok Lake and glaciers, vital monasteries are also covered in the itinerary.
From USD 779 p.pAvailable Departures in Nov. and Dec.2021-06-04$750open for booking Book2021-06-04$750open for booking Book2021-06-11$7504 Guests BookedBook2021-06-12$750open for booking Book2021-06-18$750open for booking Book2021-06-25$750open for booking Book
6 Days Travel to Sky Lake - Lhasa and Lake Namtso Small Group Tour
Tour Route: Lhasa - Namtso Lake - Lhasa
This itinerary covers major scenic spots in Lhasa and tourists will be able to see majestic mountainous range and sacred lakes on the roof of the world.
From USD 760 p.pAvailable Departures in Nov. and Dec.2021-06-04$770open for booking Book2021-06-04$770open for booking Book2021-06-11$770open for booking Book2021-06-18$770open for booking Book2021-06-25$770open for booking Book
5 Days Lhasa Small Group Tour with Three Major Monasteries
Tour Route: Lhasa
The 5 days tour features the major monasteries of Tibet, Drepung monastery,Sera monastery and Ganden Monastery, which are 3 main Yellow sect Monasteries in Lhasa. Through this tour, tourists may have a better understanding of the largest and mainstream leading sect of Tibetan Buddhism.
From USD 590 p.pAvailable Departures in Nov. and Dec.2021-06-04$590open for booking Book2021-06-04$590open for booking Book2021-06-11$590open for booking Book2021-06-18$590open for booking Book2021-06-25$590open for booking Book
5 Days Lhasa and Yamdrok Lake Small Group Tour
Tour Route: Lhasa - Yamdrok Lake - Lhasa
This itinerary involves the major attractions in Lhasa: Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Drepung Monastery and Sera Monastery, and a day tour to the holy lake Yamdrok, one of the three sacred lakes in Tibet.
From USD 679 p.pAvailable Departures in Nov. and Dec.2021-06-04$680open for booking Book2021-06-04$680open for booking Book2021-06-11$680open for booking Book2021-06-18$680open for booking Book2021-06-25$680open for booking Book
8 Days Central Tibet and Namtso Small Group Tour
Tour Route: Lhasa - Gyantse - Shigatse - Lhasa - Lake Namtso - Lhasa
The cultural tour takes tourists to visit the hot attractions in main cities of Tibet and appreciate the spectacular view of two scared lakes.
From USD 890 p.pAvailable Departures in Nov. and Dec.2021-06-04$960open for booking Book2021-06-04$960open for booking Book2021-06-11$960open for booking Book2021-06-18$960open for booking Book2021-06-25$960open for booking Book
6 Day Lhasa to Tsedang Tour
Tour Route: Lhasa - Tsedang - Lhasa
This itinerary involves the major attractions in Lhasa and a day tour to the oldest Samye monastery. Then, you can continue your exploration to the cultural root of Tibet in Tsedang.
From USD 760 p.pAvailable Departures in Nov. and Dec.2021-06-04$780open for booking Book2021-06-04$780open for booking Book2021-06-11$780open for booking Book2021-06-18$780open for booking Book2021-06-25$780open for booking Book
17 Days Kailash Manasarovar Full Moon Tour & Guge Kingdom Exploration
Tour Route: Lhasa - Gyantse - Shigatse - Everest Base Camp - Saga - Darchen - Kailash Kora (3 days) - Manasarovar - Guge Kingdom - Saga - Sakya - Shigatse - Lhasa
This tour allows tourists to enjoy the divine experience and ultimate religious and natural attractions across Tibet,esp. in Ngari Prefecture on full moon date.
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13 Day Lhasa, Mt. Everest, Mt. Kailash, Lake Manasarovar and Kathmandu Adventure Tour
Tour Route: Lhasa - Gyantse - Shigatse - Mt. Everest - Mt. Kailash - Lake Mansarovar - Kyirong - Kathmandu
This 13-day adventure tour covers the highest peak - Mount Everest, the holy Mount Kailash and Lake Manasarovar, which will lead you to appreciate the epic Himalayas, enjoy the sacred Kailash Kora, and drive to Nepal via Gyirong Port.
From USD 1880 p.pAvailable Departures in Nov. and Dec.2021-06-12$1880open for booking Book2021-06-12$1880open for booking Book2021-06-23$1880open for booking Book2021-06-28$2090open for booking Book
Most Popular Private Tibet Tour Itineraries for Traveling in June
4 Days Private Tour from Lhasa to Everest Base Camp
Tour Route:Lhasa - Gyantse - Shigatse - Everest Base Camp - Shigatse - Lhasa
This 4-day classic Lhasa to Everest Base Camp tour is customized for the tourists who are eager to visit the world’s highest mountain - Mount Everest with an extremely tight schedule.
5 Days Lhasa Private Tour with Three Great Monasteries
This 5-day classic Lhasa monastery tour is ideal for Tibetan Buddhism and culture fans to visit the “Great Three” Gelug Monasteries of Tibet.
7 Days Private Tour from Lhasa to Everest and Kathmandu
Tour Route:Lhasa - Gyantse - Shigatse - Everest Base Camp - Gyirong - Kathmandu
This 7-day classic Lhasa to Kathmandu overland tour brings you to travel from Tibet to Nepal via Gyirong Port and takes in all the stunning tourist attractions along Sino-Nepal Highway.
7 Days Gyantse Damar Festival Tour
Tour Route:Lhasa - Lake Yamdrok - Gyantse - Lhasa
During Gyantse Damar festival tour, you will enjoy an exciting time of horse racing, archery competition, horsemanship display. Before arriving Gyantse, you will have a chance to visit the world famous Potala Palace and other famed tourist sites.
8 Days Private Kathmandu to Lhasa Overland Tour with EBC
Tour Route:Kathmandu - Kyirong - EBC - Tingri - Shigatse - Gyantse - Lhasa
This 8-day Kathmandu to Lhasa overland tour takes you to travel from the gorgeous Kathmandu Valley to holy Lhasa City via Gyirong Port.
8 Days Private Tour from Lhasa to Everest Base Camp
Tour Route:Lhasa - Gyantse - Shigatse - Everest Base Camp - Shigatse - Lhasa
This 8-day classic Lhasa to Everest Base Camp tour takes you to get a close-up view of the world’s summit - Mount Everest at your preferred departure date and travel style.
10 Days Private Tour from Lhasa to EBC and Namtso
Tour Route:Lhasa - Gyantse - Shigatse - Everest Base Camp - Shigatse - Lhasa - Namtso Lake - Lhasa
This 10-day Lhasa EBC Namtso tour is perfectly designed for the nature lovers to unveil the mysteries of the majestic Mount Everest and the fascinating Yamdroktso and Namtso.
15 Days Private Tour from Lhasa to Kailash and Manasarovar
Tour Route:Lhasa - Gyantse - Shigatse - Everest Base Camp - Saga - Darchen - Drirapuk - Dzutripuk - Darchen - Saga - Sakya - Shigatse - Lhasa
This itinerary is customized for tourists to tour all the best highlights of Tibet with the flexible visit to Mount Everest Base Camp and trekking to Mount Kailash.
15 Days Kailash Tour in Saga Dawa Festival
Tour Route:Lhasa - Gyantse - Shigatse - EBC - Lake Manasarovar - Kailash Trek - Saga - Sakya - Shigatse - Lhasa
The festival of Saga Dawa marks the enlightenment of Sakyamuni, and occurs on the full moon day of the fourth Tibetan month. Saga dawa is particularly popular time to visit mount Kailash as Tibetan from every parts of Tibet gather in Darchen.
FAQs about Tibet Tour in June
How about Tibet weather in June? And what to wear?
Tibet in June is the beginning of summer, and in most places, the hottest month of the year. And while you may find some rainfall towards the end of the month, the rainy monsoon season has not yet started. Temperatures can range from as low as 1-4 degrees at night to as high as 20-26 degrees during the day. One of the best times of year to trek, the landscapes is beginning to turn greener from the slightly higher rainfall. While you can spend the day in lighter clothes, it pays to have a couple of sweaters to hand if you are traveling to the cooler areas such as Namtso and Kailash. And remember to bring your sun block and sunglasses.
What are the best festival to enjoy in June?
Saga Dawa Festival is one of the most solemn religious festivals, marking the date of Sakyamuni’s enlightenment and nirvana. It would be celebrated on April 15th according to Tibetan calendar.
Various religious ceremonies would be held to celebrate the Saga Dawa Festival in Jokhang Temple. In the morning, large number of devout followers of Tibetan Buddhism would make circumambulation around Barkhor Street while turning a Tibetan prayer wheel in their hand and murmuring the Buddhism scriptures repeatedly, or make devout kowtow in Jokhang temple to express their respect to the Buddhas. You could also join them if you make a tour to Tibet during the celebration of the Saga Dawa Festival.
In early morning, large number of devout followers of Tibetan Buddhism would make circumambulation with a Tibetan prayer wheel - one of the most symbolic local handicrafts in Lhasa, in their hand around Barkhor Street. During this festival, local Tibetans would stop hunting and abstain from meat and wine, and also free captive animals and do some kind works. Thus, tourists are highly advised to respect their traditions.
Tsurphu Cham Dance Festival - The cham dance, also spelled tscham or chaam, is a lively masked and costumed dance associated with some sects of Buddhism, and is part of Buddhist festivals. The dance is accompanied by music played by monks using traditional Tibetan instruments. The dances often offer moral instruction relating to compassion for sentient beings and are held to bring merit to all who perceive them. Cham dances are considered a form of meditation, and an offering to the gods. The leader of the cham is typically a musician, keeping time using some percussion instrument like cymbals, the one exception being Dramyin Cham - where time is kept using dramyin.
The Cham festival would be held for two or three days. Processions and the unfurling of a great thangkha are the highlights of this festival.
Gyantse Horse Racing Festival is quite popular in Tibet. This annual festival is usually held in June, with the grandest scene and largest scale in local. Gyantse Horse Racing Festival is a great chance for tourists to witness Tibetan people’s enthusiasm on Horse race. Contests in early times included horse race, archery, and shooting on gallop followed by a few days' entertainment or picnicking. Nowadays, the activities are enriched by ball games, track and field events, folk songs and dances, barter trade, etc.
During the festival, people carefully dress themselves and their best horse. Thousands of participants come together and show their excellence in horsemanship and archery. Besides, some people grasp this opportunity to exchange goods.
As the most interesting part in Drigung Dharma Assembly, Drigung Cham Dance Festival will last for three days. Cham dance is a religious ritual dance performed by Tibetan Buddhist monks. It can be a solo dance, or played by pair or groups. It's usually Tibetan Lamas who would put on cham masks, dance costumes and wear ribbons and knives. Accompanied with Tibetan Buddhist music, a senior lama leads the honour guard coming out and then the black hat cham dancers, dharma protectors, ghosts follow by.
After circling around the spot, Drigung festival begins. Various cham dances would be shown by sections. Between dance segments, vivid Jataka stories would be also presented. You will know more about Tibetan Buddhism via watching suiciding for a hungry tiger, exchanging flesh for the pigeon’s live, etc.
What can I expect for the holiest Kailash Saga Dawa Festival in Tibet?
The most solemn of festivals in Tibet, the Saga Dawa Festival is held to commemorate the birth, enlightenment, and death of Buddha Sakyamuni. Celebrations are held across the plateau, with the most popular and largest being at the Jokhang Temple in Lhasa and at Tarboche, below Mount Kailash in Ngari. Circumambulation of these sacred sites is a ceremonial ritual for Buddhist devotees.
Why June is the best time to visit Namtso Lake?
After the last vestiges of the snows have gone in northern Tibet, Lake Namtso really comes into its own, and this Heavenly Lake shows just why it is considered to be so beautiful. Temperatures can still drop to around 1-2 degrees at night, but the area is devoid of all rainfall, and the beauty of Tibet’s largest saltwater lake is clear in the shimmering turquoise waters that reflect the sun’s rainbow light.
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