In winter Tibet is not only silent and dignified, but also beautiful and charming. But there is always a wrong impression about Tibet in winter – people’s grave doubts about its coldmess and snow, that is why many guests don’t make their Tibet tour in winter. In fact, it is still available to visit Tibet in winter, with plenty of attractive places worth visiting such as Lhasa, Lake Yamdrok, Gyantse, Shigatse, Tsedang and Linzhi. Even you can take a 4WD vehicle to visit the Everest B.C. and continue to Kathmandu via Kyirong port.
There is big temperature difference between day and night in winter of Tibet, cold in the morning and evening, but warm during the daytime with the strong sunshine. Furthermore, it is a big temperature difference from under the sun to in the shadow. So you should wear thick clothes in the morning and evening and in the shadow, to keep yourself warm and avoid catching cold. In winter of Tibet, it is usually sunny and partly cloudy, with the minimum temperature between -5℃ and -8℃ and the maximum between 9℃ and 14℃. The air is dry, and sometimes there is a strong wind. In any way, winter tour in Tibet is always possible and unique and cost reasonable.