Everest Hotel

Tingri, Tibet, China

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Average time to visit

Climate is not such a major consideration when visiting Tibet as many people might imagine. For a place nicknamed ‘The Land of Snows’, there’s a surprising lack of snow. The boom in domestic tourism means that Lhasa swells with Chinese tourists in the summer and particularly in the week-long holidays around 1 May and 1 October. Winter is very cold, many restaurants are shut and snow can close mountain passes, but some travellers swear by the winter months. There are few travellers about at this time and Lhasa is crowded with drokpas (nomads). The average temperature in January is -2°C.

Spring, early summer and late autumn are probably the best times to visit Tibet. March is a politically sensitive month in the country and there is occasional tightening of restrictions on travellers heading into Tibet at this time, but the weather’s pretty good. April brings reliable weather in eastern Tibet and discounts on accommodation and vehicle rental in Lhasa. Mt Everest is particularly clear during April and May.

From mid-July through to the end of September the monsoon starts to affect parts of Tibet. (The months of July and August bring half of Tibet’s annual rainfall.) Travel to western Tibet becomes slightly more difficult, due to roads being washed away.

It’s worth trying to time your trip with one of Tibet’s festivals. New Year (Losar) in January or February is an excellent time to be in Lhasa, as is the Saga Dawa festival in April or May.

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Description

The Everest Hotel is another Tibetan style 3 star like many to be found in Tibet. Though in need of some modernisation, it is clean and comfortable and is the only accommodation option in the area. The rooms all have en-suite facilities.

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Tingri, Tibet, China

Everest Hotel situated at 3,880m heigh in the Sagarmatha National Park is the highest located hotel in the world and commands a spectacular view of Mt. Everest. It is located at Baiba Town of Tingri at the foot of the Mt. Everest. The hotel is conveniently located on the China and Nepal border. It is 510 kilometers to Lhasa, 240 kilometers to Shigatse, 240 kilometers to Zhangmu - the border port, 100 kilometers to the Everest and 5 kilometers to the checking station on the Sino-Nepal border.

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