Tibet is located in the southwest of China and in the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, which is a autonomous region of China. The region covers an area of around 1.22 million kilometers. Tibet has an average altitude of above 4,000 meters and is called the roof of the world. Tibetan majestic scenery, mysterious and exotic religious culture, and cheerful looks of Tibetan people are highlights of Tibet autonomous region, which attract a large number of visitors from China and abroad. Tibet borders near Qinghai province to the north, borders near Sichuan Province to the east and to the southeast by Yunnan Province. All of these borders are also top travel destinations in China, especially Yunnan province, which offers amazing natural scenery and colorful ethnic minorities culture.
Due to the special topography, Tibet has special climate. Climate varies in different areas in Tibet and temperatures varies greatly in a day. Climate in southeastern Tibet, such as Nyingchi, is gentle. And in western Tibet such as Nakqu, the climate is so cruel with average temperature below zero degree. At the same time, as the most visited destinations, Lhasa and the central part of Tibet is very suitable for travelling with normal climate. In Lhasa and central part of Tibet, it is not so cold in winter, and it is not hot in summer. The best time to travel to Lhasa and central parts of Tibet is from March to October, when you will not feel cold or hot. But generally speaking, for all areas of Tibet, the best time to visit is from April to October, when it is the peak season for travelling.
Travelling to Tibet, Lhasa is a famous tourist city that must not to be missed. As the capital of Tibet, Lhasa is a famous historic and cultural city with he highest altitude in the world. As a result, Lhasa is well known as the city of Sun or the city of Sunshine. Potala Palace lies in the northwest of Lhasa City, which is the symbol of Tibet and a must in your Tibet tour. Besides, Nyingchi is also a must in your Tibet tour. It is located in the eastern part of Tibet, which is well known as the South of Yangtze River in Tibet because of its amazing natural beauty. Nyingchi has abundant forest scenes and natural resources, such as bananatrees, palm trees and snow lotus. In addition to these, Heavenly Lake Namtso, Chambaling Monastery, Jokhang Temple, Ngari Region and so on are also the must in your Tibet tour.
When you pay a visit to Tibet, remember to bring Warm clothing, which is a must to ensure a comfortable tour. In a word, enjoy the mysterious Tibet journey!