Before starting your Tibet Trekking Tour, you should always follow your doctor's advice regarding altitude based on your health condition. It is advisable to follow your doctor's advice regarding altitude based on your health condition. It is good to avoid altitude sickness by slowing down, keeping warm, drinking water frequently, avoiding showers for the first one or two days, taking it easy, and sleeping well. You will usually have enough time to stay in Lhasa to adjust to the altitude before starting your trekking tour.
Here are some additional notes to keep in mind for your Tibet Trekking Tour:
1. Due to the high altitude, it is advisable to undergo a physical examination before traveling to Tibet.
2. Be sure to inform your guide or the hotel staff if you feel unwell or need help. They are always willing to assist and are experienced in dealing with altitude sickness.
3. When trekking in Tibet, it is essential to stay within sight of your tour guide as getting lost in remote areas with altitudes ranging between 3,650m and 5,300m can be dangerous.
4. There is a significant temperature difference between day and night in Tibet, and the ultraviolet rays can be very strong. Therefore, it is important to bring warm clothes and sunscreen to protect yourself from the harsh weather conditions.
5. Normally, ordinary trekking equipment is sufficient for the trek, with trekking shoes being the most important. Other warm clothing should be prepared according to your needs. Our team in Tibet would provide the camping gears according to your trekking route.