Tibet Autumn


Autumn in Tibet is from September to November. The weather is cold, with lows being -4 °C at the lowest elevations. 



The average temperature in Lhasa is 1 °C ~ 15 °C. In autumn, precipitation decreased, but in September, there was more rain at night, and the temperature was lower after the night rain. During the day, the sunshine was sufficient, the radiation was strong, and the air gradually became dry. In the autumn, the wind in Lhasa was obviously weakened, the air was cool, and the temperature difference between day and night was still very large.

In autumn, Lhasa was wrapped in gold, the sun and the leaves were golden, and the whole city was shining. From October, tourists gradually decreased. At this time, believers from all over the world came to pilgrimage. In late September, Tibet has been colored by golden trees, but it is still warm, the weather is stable, there is no rain or snow or strong winds, and it is completely covered with golden yellow in the middle and late October.

Travelers who like the sky can find the most suitable perspective in Lhasa in the fall. The sky was clear, the autumn air is fresh, and the photographing effect is even more magnificent. In the city, two of the autumn features are the Zongjiao Lukang Park and the Norbulingka Summer Palace behind the Potala Palace. People sit leisurely in the autumn sunshine while drinking sweet tea. Walking on the Bajiao Street, you will see lots of honesty and integrity believers, holding the prayer wheel, silently speaking, around the Jokhang Temple circle and circle…



The climate along the Yarlung Zangbo River is cold and humid in autumn, and the temperature decreases from the Nyingchi in the southeastern part of Tibet to the northwest along the basin. The Nyingchi basin is around 5°C to 12°C. The Shigatse basin is between 0°C and 10°C. The temperature difference is relatively large; you need to wear a warm jacket or cotton coat.

Brahmaputra coast is the representative scenery of autumn in Tibet. The Yarlung Zangbo River is regarded as the mother river of the Tibetan people; it is also one of the world's high-altitude rivers. The vegetation and crops along the coast grow. The rows of poplar trees witness the changes of the four seasons. Autumn is also the harvest season in Tibet. The harvesting of grain on the coastal farmland and the bundling of bundles are the result of hard work.

Poplar forest is a very iconic tree species in Tibet. It can grow at such a ridiculous high altitude and guard an inch of sand. The autumn poplars are replaced with golden yellow, and the fallen leaves are covered with trails. The best time to admire the poplar forest is from late September to early October.



Shannan is a temperate arid climate, with an average of 14°C during the day. Because the altitude is lower than other areas, the vegetation here is more lush, diverse, diverse and colorful. Besides the iconic golden yellow poplar forest, Brahmaputra is dotted with red vegetation and rich green plants. 

If you go further, the grassland in Lhoke is an attraction rarely visited by ordinary tourists. There are many national-level protected animals. The excellent ecological environment provides an ideal home for black-necked cranes and rock sheep. The altitude here is higher than other grasslands, so the animals are lazy,the herders are leisurely grazing. Although there are many forests in the mountains, the air is still dry, so it is always necessary to replenish moisture and moisturize.



Autumn, we think it is the best season to visit Namtso. At this time, the temperature of Namtso is about 12 degrees Celsius during the day. It is recommended that the coat be double or thick. Warm coats at night: sweaters or warm suits, which can be added if you are afraid of cold or weak constitution.

Many people who want to shoot the Namtso sunset or the sun shining, we suggest this time to go to Namco. Wearing a sweater and a thick coat during the day can be done. In the evening, the temperature will be lower. You need to wear a thick sweater and a thick coat. Travelers are not usually go out at night, everyone usually hides in a tent and roasts the fire except when they get up in the morning to watch the sunrise.



1. Most regions of Tibet are dry, but there are still more rains in July and August, and roads are often blocked. The Ngari area is suitable to tour in spring and autumn. As the pleasant climate, moderate oxygen content and good road conditions, it is also a good choice to go to the remote north of Nagchu.

2. Drying in the fall is easy to crack the skin and lips. At this time, you must pay attention to moisturizing and skin care, lip balm and sunscreen are highly recommended.

3. The temperature difference between morning and evening is large, although it is warm during the day, you should wear jacket and warm clothes.

4. September is the peak season of tourism in autumn, if you choose to go to Tibet by train, please book ticket in advance as the train tickets in huge demand.


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