Very few people visit Tibet in winter, so you’ll have key attractions largely to yourself.
Hotel prices and many entry tickets are discounted by up to 50%, but some restaurants close.
Tibet is closed to foreign tourists in March.
(Apr & mid-Oct–Nov)
The slightly colder weather means fewer travellers and a better range of vehicles.
Prices are 20% cheaper than during high season.
The warmest weather makes travel, trekking and transport easiest.
Prices are at their highest, peaking in July and August.
Book ahead during the 1 May and 1 October national holidays.