Weather: The rainy season ends in Lhasa, but the dry air has yet to set in. It is already dry in western Tibet. Temperatures in Lhasa usually stay above freezing or between 20 °C (67 °F) and 8 °C (45 °F).
Autumn colors appear.
Clothing: It is best to dress in layers. Bring a light rain jacket and summer clothes. Wear sunglasses and protect your skin.
Things to do: If you like hiking, it is a good time to go to the Nagqu area north of Lhasa, Ngari prefecture (Kailash and Manasarovar area) in the west of Tibet, andMt. Everest. Remember to acclimatize before heading to higher elevation places. Let us help you plan a personalized visit to Tibet.
High season: There are fewer tourists than in July and August. There is a lull before the big October travel rush. Finding accommodation and booking train tickets may be more difficult. Make your trip as smooth as possible with our Tibet tours.