Tibet Travel Information 2014
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Tibet Travel Information 2014

Update: Mar. 12th, 2014

Tibet Travel Info 2014

Tibet Travel Information 2014 - High Altitude Sickness

The high elevation and low oxygen content in the air on Tibet Plateau might cause a series of illnesses and uncomfortable feelings, which are collectively known as high altitude sickness. Most tourists planning a Tibet tour might have heard of the high altitude sickness, but only a small number of them have correct understanding of it. In stead, most tourists have fears about the possible high altitude sickness before enter into Tibet. Actually, the mild high altitude sickness symptoms don't have any threat to people's life. But severe high altitude sickness might cause pulmonary edema or encephaledema. People's life would not be threatened if you get professional treatment in time.

In consideration of visitors' health, Tibet Tour always suggests our clients to make a good preparation for the precaution of the high altitude sickness precaution. Tourists could adapt to the high plateau environment quickly if the function of your organs are in good condition. Tourists planning to join the Tibet train tours don't need to be worried about the health condition. The oxygen supply would be available once the Tibet trains arrive in Golmud. Visitors in Tibet are advised to turn to the oxygen bottle easily for the oxygen uptaking would decreaese the adaptability to the plateau environment.

To adapt to the high altitude gradually, tourists are strongly suggested to visit the regions with lower altitude first and then continue your journey to the places with higher altitude. Among all the prefectures on Tibet Plateau, Nyingchi Prefecture enjoys the lowest average altitude. The mild high altitude sickness mainly marked by headache, choking sensation in the chest and poor sleeping quality. Good rest and proper food taking could better protect visitors from the high altitude sickness. Besides, a good mood is also of great importance for the protection of the high altitude sickness.

Tibet Travel Information 2014 - Travel Season

A large number of tourists have a misunderstanding in the travel season on Tibet Plateau - Tibet is only suitable for traveling in summer and it is very cold in winter. In fact, Tibet is suitable for sightseeing all year around. The climate in most regions of Tibet is characterized by abundant sunshine and rare rainfall. Summer, the rainy season in Tibet, is also the best season for Tibet tour. Tourists who've been to Tibet in summer would find the rainy season in Tibet is quite different from the rainy season in the other regions. Generally, it rains frequently in the night, but it would get cloudy in the day.

The period between July and August is the peak season of Tibet tour. Both the pleasant climate and the Shoton Festival celebration are of great attraction for visitors from different corners of the world. But all the scenic spots are crwoded by visitors and the price for the accommodation is the highest in this period. To avoid the high season, a large quantity number of toruists would like to travel to Tibet in autumn.

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