Mt. Everest Tour – Flag-cloud on Mt. Everest
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Mt. Everest Tour – Flag-cloud on Mt. Everest

Update: Nov. 13th, 2012

Mt. Everest Tour – Flag-cloud on Mt. Everest

Flag-cloud above Mt. Everest would only appear on clear sunny days. It got its name for it looks like flag. It is said that people could indicate the speed of the wind according to the movement, location and height of the flag-cloud. Hence, the flag-cloud above Mt. Everest is praised as the highest wind vane above the sea level. Tourists make a Mt. Everest tour could appreciate the amazing flag-cloud if you are lucky enough.

Mt. Everest Tour – Brief Introduction of Flag-cloud on Mt. Everest

In the high mountain area, the cloud is closely related to the change of the weather. Some experienced mountaineers could even indicate the change of the climate according to the careful observation of the cloud. For mountaineers who climb up to the top of Mt. Everest along the Northern Slope, the flag-cloud would be pretty beneficial for the prediction of the weather in short term.

The continuously generated flag-cloud on the top of Mt. Everest would move with the wind. It looks like a flag hanging on the top of Mt. Everest if you take an overview from Rongbuk Monastery. The study results show that most of the flag-clouds on the top of Mt. Everest would move from the west to the east. It moves from the east to the west when the weather is conditioned by a special climate system.

Mt. Everest Tour – Best Season to Appreciate the Flag-cloud on Mt. Everest

There are a large number of tourists who make a Mt. Everest tour would like to photograph the amazing flag-cloud on the top of Mt. Everest. It should be noted that the best season to appreciate the amazing natural landscape is between April and May, September and October. During these two periods, there is a high visibility since it is always sunny and clear.

As a professional Tibet tour operator, Tibet Tour would like to warmly remind tourists not to plan a Mt. Everest tour during the rainy season since the road condition would be worsen. Besides, tourists couldn't enjoy the most beautiful natural landscape and the flag-clouds of Mt. Everest due to the low visibility.

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