Sa'gya County Travel Tips

Here are some travel tips we listed for the visitors so that the visitors can have an unforgettable and amazing trip in Sagya County.

  1. Due to its high elevation, the climate of Sagya County is relatively hard, with an annual average temperature between 5-6 ℃. The months from November to next March are usually accompanied by quite low temperature while May to October is considered as the best travel time to Sagya.
  2. As Sagya County is located at an average altitude over 4,400 meters, high altitude sickness easily occurs usually. The most effective way to avoid high altitude sickness is just to be optimistic. In addition, bring enough water or drinks, fruits and snacks with high caloric content, like chocolate for fluid loss and energy consumption usually accompany the acclimatization process. Above all, taking a good rest is the most important.
  3. If you are planning to visit Sakya Monastery, the Mt. Everest and Rongbuk Monastery, you have to apply for a travel permit for these scenic spots are listed as closed areas in Tibet.