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Tibet Tour in June 2017 — The Month for Saga Dawa Festival

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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.

Tibet Small Group Tours Departing in June to Join

DepartingGroup Tours Available to JoinPrice FormStatusEnquire
2018-06-0310 Days Lhasa to EBC and Namtso Lake Small Group Tour by trainUS1180Available Join-in Now
2018-06-034 Days Lhasa Impression Small Group TourUS490Available Join-in Now
2018-06-035 Days Lhasa and Yamdrok Lake Small Group TourUS680Available Join-in Now
2018-06-035 Days Lhasa Small Group Tour with Three Major MonasteriesUS590Available Join-in Now
2018-06-036 Days Central Tibet Culture Small Group TourUS750Available Join-in Now
2018-06-036 Days Lhasa and Lake Namtso Small Group TourUS750Available Join-in Now
2018-06-038 Days Central Tibet and Namtso Small Group TourUS940Available Join-in Now
2018-06-038 Days Lhasa to Everest Base Camp Small Group TourUS930Available Join-in Now
2018-06-0610 Days Lhasa to EBC and Namtso Lake Small Group Tour by trainUS11801 ConfirmedJoin-in Now
2018-06-064 Days Lhasa Impression Small Group TourUS490Available Join-in Now
2018-06-065 Days Lhasa and Yamdrok Lake Small Group TourUS680Available Join-in Now
2018-06-065 Days Lhasa Small Group Tour with Three Major MonasteriesUS590Available Join-in Now
2018-06-066 Days Central Tibet Culture Small Group TourUS7502 ConfirmedJoin-in Now
2018-06-066 Days Lhasa and Lake Namtso Small Group TourUS750Available Join-in Now
2018-06-068 Days Central Tibet and Namtso Small Group TourUS940Available Join-in Now
2018-06-068 Days Lhasa to Everest Base Camp Small Group TourUS930Available Join-in Now
2018-06-1010 Days Lhasa to EBC and Namtso Lake Small Group Tour by trainUS1180Available Join-in Now
2018-06-104 Days Lhasa Impression Small Group TourUS490Available Join-in Now
2018-06-105 Days Lhasa and Yamdrok Lake Small Group TourUS680Available Join-in Now
2018-06-105 Days Lhasa Small Group Tour with Three Major MonasteriesUS590Available Join-in Now
2018-06-106 Days Central Tibet Culture Small Group TourUS750Available Join-in Now
2018-06-106 Days Lhasa and Lake Namtso Small Group TourUS750Available Join-in Now
2018-06-108 Days Central Tibet and Namtso Small Group TourUS940Available Join-in Now
2018-06-108 Days Lhasa to Everest Base Camp Small Group TourUS930Available Join-in Now
2018-06-1310 Days Lhasa to EBC and Namtso Lake Small Group Tour by trainUS1180Available Join-in Now
2018-06-134 Days Lhasa Impression Small Group TourUS490Available Join-in Now
2018-06-135 Days Lhasa and Yamdrok Lake Small Group TourUS680Available Join-in Now
2018-06-135 Days Lhasa Small Group Tour with Three Major MonasteriesUS590Available Join-in Now
2018-06-136 Days Central Tibet Culture Small Group TourUS750Available Join-in Now
2018-06-136 Days Lhasa and Lake Namtso Small Group TourUS750Available Join-in Now
2018-06-138 Days Central Tibet and Namtso Small Group TourUS940Available Join-in Now
2018-06-138 Days Lhasa to Everest Base Camp Small Group TourUS930Available Join-in Now
2018-06-1710 Days Lhasa to EBC and Namtso Lake Small Group Tour by trainUS1180Available Join-in Now
2018-06-174 Days Lhasa Impression Small Group TourUS490Available Join-in Now
2018-06-175 Days Lhasa and Yamdrok Lake Small Group TourUS680Available Join-in Now
2018-06-175 Days Lhasa Small Group Tour with Three Major MonasteriesUS590Available Join-in Now
2018-06-176 Days Central Tibet Culture Small Group TourUS750Available Join-in Now
2018-06-176 Days Lhasa and Lake Namtso Small Group TourUS750Available Join-in Now
2018-06-178 Days Central Tibet and Namtso Small Group TourUS940Available Join-in Now
2018-06-178 Days Lhasa to Everest Base Camp Small Group TourUS930Available Join-in Now
2018-06-2010 Days Lhasa to EBC and Namtso Lake Small Group Tour by trainUS1180Available Join-in Now
2018-06-204 Days Lhasa Impression Small Group TourUS490Available Join-in Now
2018-06-205 Days Lhasa and Yamdrok Lake Small Group TourUS680Available Join-in Now
2018-06-205 Days Lhasa Small Group Tour with Three Major MonasteriesUS590Available Join-in Now
2018-06-206 Days Central Tibet Culture Small Group TourUS750Available Join-in Now
2018-06-206 Days Lhasa and Lake Namtso Small Group TourUS750Available Join-in Now
2018-06-208 Days Central Tibet and Namtso Small Group TourUS940Available Join-in Now
2018-06-208 Days Lhasa to Everest Base Camp Small Group TourUS9302 ConfirmedJoin-in Now
2018-06-2015 Days Kailash and Manasarova TourUS1780Available Join-in Now
2018-06-2210 Days Lhasa to EBC and Namtso Lake Small Group Tour by trainUS11802 ConfirmedJoin-in Now
2018-06-2410 Days Lhasa to EBC and Namtso Lake Small Group Tour by trainUS1180Available Join-in Now
2018-06-244 Days Lhasa Impression Small Group TourUS490Available Join-in Now
2018-06-245 Days Lhasa and Yamdrok Lake Small Group TourUS680Available Join-in Now
2018-06-245 Days Lhasa Small Group Tour with Three Major MonasteriesUS590Available Join-in Now
2018-06-246 Days Central Tibet Culture Small Group TourUS750Available Join-in Now
2018-06-246 Days Lhasa and Lake Namtso Small Group TourUS750Available Join-in Now
2018-06-248 Days Central Tibet and Namtso Small Group TourUS940Available Join-in Now
2018-06-248 Days Lhasa to Everest Base Camp Small Group TourUS930Available Join-in Now
2018-06-2710 Days Lhasa to EBC and Namtso Lake Small Group Tour by trainUS1290Available Join-in Now
2018-06-274 Days Lhasa Impression Small Group TourUS580Available Join-in Now
2018-06-275 Days Lhasa and Yamdrok Lake Small Group TourUS750Available Join-in Now
2018-06-275 Days Lhasa Small Group Tour with Three Major MonasteriesUS680Available Join-in Now
2018-06-276 Days Central Tibet Culture Small Group TourUS850Available Join-in Now
2018-06-276 Days Lhasa and Lake Namtso Small Group TourUS850Available Join-in Now
2018-06-278 Days Central Tibet and Namtso Small Group TourUS1050Available Join-in Now
2018-06-278 Days Lhasa to Everest Base Camp Small Group TourUS1050Available Join-in Now
2018-06-2815 Days Kailash and Manasarova TourUS19902 ConfirmedJoin-in Now

Avg. Temparature of Tibet Hot Places in Summer

Lhasa WeatherJun.
Lhasa 10℃~
23℃
Shigatse 6℃~
26℃
E.B.C 4℃~
20℃
Namtso Lake 1℃~
15℃
Ngari (Mt. Kailash) 6℃~
19℃
Kathmandu 19℃~
28℃

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Tibetan Festivals Celebrated in June

Saga Dawa Festival

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

Horse race 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.

Drigung Cham Dance Festival

As the most interesting part in Drigung Dharma Assembly, 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.

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