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Travel to Tibet in Winter

 2014-01-15    lyla    Tours    Lhasa    2624  

Take a winter tour to Tibet is a wonderful choice.For the special geographical location and altitude, the winter view of Tibet is distinctive and unique.

In winter,the average temperature in Tibet is 5 ℃ higher than Beijing, daytime temperature is generally above 15 ℃.Vistors can experience the lively Losar,enjoy the beautiful snow mountain landscape,take a sunbathing in Lhasa.

Enjoy Lhasa Sunlight

In winter,there are less tourists in Lhasa.It’s more comfortable and pleasant to visit the Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street and other attractions.During the Losar which is "Tibetan New Year",you can enjoy colorful Tibetan folk festivals and cultural events.It can make you feel authentic Tibetan character and charm of Tibetan culture.


As most of the plateau climate vertical changes significantly, the temperature difference between day and night is huge. Lhasa is called as Solar City for you can see the sun rom 9:00am to 19:00pm.There are 10 hours with sunshine everyday in winter.

In addition to visiting attractions,vistors can sit in the sunlight,enjoy a cup of butter tea or barley wine outside the street shop.Spend your whole in a daze.Or you can also go to the bazaar to buy fruits and other small objects.Buy some Tibetan antiques,enjoy a leisurely journey.

Take Nyingchi eco-tours

Nyingchi is considered as the best destination to take winter eco-tours.There are a large number of world-class natural landscape here like the Yarlung Zangbo Grand Canyon, Namjagbarwa, Bomi glaciers, Basum Lake and so on.


Compared to other parts of Tibet, Nyingchi has highest oxygen content and highest temperature. The greatest charm of Nyingchi is its vivid ecological beauty,the distinctive transition of the high altitude and different views of gradually changing echelon which are very remarkable.

There are three classic travel route in Nyingchi.First one is the photography tour of Niyang scenery.Second one is unique folk customs tour.The third one is take a hiking to the the world's largest canyon- Yarlung Zangbo Grand Canyon.

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