If you are planning on your tour to Tibet at some point in the future, you must be wondering – “when is the right time to visit Tibet?”True that this question sounds pretty much simple in nature, but it cannot be answered in that ease. Although tourists all over the world visit Tibet in any season of a year because of its varied yet distinct beauty all year round, but the best time for you to travel in Tibet would depend on your personal preferences. So, before you continue to read rest of this article, ask yourself – “why do I want to visit Tibet?”
Having our active involvement in Tibet’s inbound tourism for more than a decade, we can tell you that over 60% of the outside visitors come here for the uplifting view of Himalaya Range from Tibet, especially because of its closely gazed position with Mt. Everest.
Host to a few of the highest peaks of the world, the Great Himalayas is the first choice of travelers and adventurers around the world.
Among the elevation of over 8000 m in an average, over 14 supercilious summits stand conceitedly around the Himalayan range. To name a few significant peaks, it’s obvious to include Mt. Everest (8844.43m), Mt. Lhotse (8516m), Mt.Makalu (8463m) and Mt. Cho Oyo (8201m)
When is the best time to visit Tibet ?
For tourists who opt for Mt. Everest tour , the best time ranges from April to mid-June and September to October. If you visit within this specified time frame, you can enjoy the grand panorama of the summit of Mt. Everest, free from the presence of rainy and foggy effect of the nature during monsoon weather.
In general, monsoon season at Mt. Everest region takes effect from mid-June to early September over the north elevation of Mt. Everest. Much of the intermittent cloudbursts and unembellished tempest are observed from July to August. However, it’s not that Everest can’t be seen at all in the summertime. It’s just a matter of having good luck.
April to early June and mid-September to mid-October are the best time for mountaineering the world’s highest peak Mt. Everest because wind speed remains stable and relatively in fair condition for mountaineering in this time. Moreover, there remains less chance to experience life-threatening weather conditions such as heavy rain shower, storms and hurricane.
If your plan is to get the highest visibility and perform some quality landscape photography, travel to the base camp within November to December in the winter season.
This is the time when Himalayas display its full magnificence in front of your eyes with colorful Tibetan flags waving on its forefront. Eminent Gawu La Pass (5198m) and famous Rongbuk Monastery are two perfect places from where you can take charming, full-fledged photos of the Mt. Everest.