Tips for Travelling to Tibet in October
October is a peak tourism time of Tibet due to great climate and weather. At the beginning of this month there is a week-long holiday for Chinese to celebrate the National Day, you'd better travel to Tibet after the tour rush. The holy place at the roof of the world is different from bustling Beijing and inviting Lijiang. Tibet is a pure and nature land, a place full of romance and dream, a place to return to yourself.
October is a good season to travel to Tibet. Touring Tibet in October is very comfortable. Tibet in October is not so hot in summer, or freezing in winter. The following are some tips about transportation, accommodation, food and other matters need attention for travelling to Tibet in October.
How to Get to Tibet
How to get to Tibet is the first thing which need to be taken consideration when travelling to Tibet. When you travel to Tibet in October, you can go to Tibet by train. If your blood pressure comparatively high and you couldn't adapt yourself to the high altitude change, train is a better choice for travel to Tibet.Besides, going to Tibet by plane is a convenient and fast way to Tibet. But you may need to book ticket in advance if you want to take train or plane.
Beautiful Landscape along Tibetan Railway.
Hotels in Tibet
There are many kinds of hotels in Lhasa for your choice, including guest house, budget hotels, boutique hotels, 4 star hotels and 5 star hotels in Tibet. You can choose different level accommodation from cheap hotels to luxury hotels basing on your own need. In general, the hotels in Lhasa are very tidy and safe, which can offer hot water for 24 hours.
Double Room of Five-star Hotel in Tibet.
Food in Tibet
Foods in Tibet mainly are Tibetan Cuisine, Sichuan Cuisine. If you travel to Tibet in October, please don't miss the local traditional Tibetan food, special dried beef and mutton, butter tea, tsampa, and barley wine, which are most popular food in Tibet. If you want to eat in local Tibetan restaurant, the price of food in Tibet costs average around 16 dollars. If you like eating fast food, the price of food is much cheaper about 5 dollars. Trying some Tibetan food will enrich your Tibet tour.
Buttered tea is peculiar to the Tibetan.
Tips for Travelling in Tibet
a. Tibet permit is necessary for foreign tourists when travelling to Tibet.You need to get Tibet permit before visiting Tibet.
b.Weather of Tibet in October is very dry and there is strong ultraviolet ray. You need carefully protect your skin. Sun cream, sun hat and sunglasses are necessary to bring.
c.Because the temperature of early morning and night in Tibet is very low, you'd better take some thick coat and sweaters.
d. In order to make your Tibet tour more ease, please wear comfortable and suitable shoes.
e.Altitude sickness prevention. During your Tibet tour, please do not overeat, drink alcohol and smoke. It will be better to eat much vegetables, fruits and some other foods full with Vitamin. When you arrive in Tibet at the first time, please walk slowly, do not walk fast, even run. You need less bathe to avoid cold and serious diseases and enough sleep to keep in good and stable mood.Besides, prepare some common medicine, like cold medicine,altitude sickness medicine and aspirin.