It is quite a challenge to cycle across the “roof of the world”! Our trips are specially designed to allow you to explore Tibet in depth, fully absorbing the scenery and culture while undertaking the challenge of biking at a high altitude on demanding road conditions. You will stay in hotels and tents, always supported by your travel consultant, local guides and experienced drivers. Understandably, a biking tour of Tibet is not for everyone. The demanding but rewarding trip requires much preparation to make sure that you are in good enough physical condition for the challenge. The recommended season for biking in Tibet is from May to June and September to early October to avoid winter’s cold and the late summer rainy season. If you are ready for this exciting adventure in Tibet, please contact us for more details about the Tibet Biking Tour costs and our suggested itinerary.
The best time to cycle in Tibet is from May to middle June & September when the weather is warm and dry. Generally speaking, the best time to Tibet is from May to October, however, cycling in Tibet requires better weather condition, rainy season (late June to August) is not suitable for a biking tour.
The specific cost for a cycling tour in Tibet is hard to say, depending on your travel date, itinerary, accommodation standard, etc. However, the cost of biking tour in Tibet is much more expensive than a regular sightseeing tour. You need to hire a guide, a licensed vehicle with driver, rent a mountain bicycle, prepare some biking gears...
In Lhasa, there are many bicycle shops providing bike renting service. You may ask your guide to take you to these shops and help you rent a bicycle. Generally, the cost for renting a bike in Lhasa is about RMB60-RMB80 per day. However, besides the renting fees, you'll also need to pay a refundable deposit for each bicycle at about RMB800.