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Fully Prepared before Traveling to Tibet

Update time: 2018-04-16 Editor: 0 247
Experts reminded that if you want traveling Tibet in winter, you should make adequate preparations, pay attention to keeping warm, prevent UV radiation and dry weather, and especially pay attention to avoid colds to induce altitude sickness.

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In the winter, Tibet's sunshine is more splendid, and the fares of many tourist attractions are half lowered, and there are no queuing troubles. Moreover, Tibet flight and train tickets are also relatively abundant, attracting many tourists to Tibet. Experts reminded that if you want traveling Tibet in winter, you should make adequate preparations, pay attention to keeping warm, prevent UV radiation and dry weather, and especially pay attention to avoid colds to induce altitude sickness.


The first is to avoid excessive alcohol consumption before entering Tibet. Take anti-altitude sickness drugs in advance may made your body adapt to the high altitude environment more quickly. Medical experts advise that people with chronic respiratory diseases or cardiovascular diseases need to be cautious when entering Tibet. Before entering Tibet, you must ensure that your body is in a healthy condition and avoid excessive fatigue and colds.


The second is to rest and reduce activities as much as possible among three days before arriving in Tibet. Do not rush into the areas above 5,000 meters above sea level. Severe altitude sickness is similar to the early symptoms of brain edema. Visitors who have symptoms such as headache, nausea, vomiting, and dyspnea for several consecutive days should be diagnosed and treated by professional doctor as soon as possible.


Third, the diet should be light. Pay attention to drink plenty of water during the journey so that the body can maintain adequate moisture. At the same time, avoid eating spicy food, eat more easily digestible food, more vegetables and fruits. First arrive in plateau area, travelers should also avoid frequent bathing to prevent cold-induced acute pulmonary edema.


Fourth, pay attention to keep warm and prevent sunlight. In winter, Lhasa, Shigatse, Shannan and other places, the morning and evening temperature difference may be around 20°C. Especially in the evening, you need to pay more attention to keep warm. In addition, ultraviolet radiation in winter Tibet could be strong, it is better to prepare sunscreen and sunglasses.


Finally, it is not necessary to be overly nervous. With the improvement of medical level in Tibet, even if the visitors have symptoms of altitude sickness, they can adapt to it with timely medical treatment or a good rest. So, do not have too much psychological burden before you go.

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