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Namtso Lake Tour

Namtso Lake Tour

This is a tour full of trekking and driving. Perfect for those who love to camp and walk in the midst of beautiful mountains, up and down the hills, this tour offer you a great opportunity to get along with nature. The whole time you are in this tour you will be very close to the nature and you will experience a feeling second to no other when you watch the sunset in Everest, when you walk and drive along the great lakes in the topmost part of the world and when you move through the glacier valley in the Tibetan Plateau.
This tour is perfect for an adventurous family or a group of people from your college or work who are bored of concrete city and looking for something different, something natural. This tour is a combo of the Lhasa experience with its great architectural example and the Tibetan untouched natural beauty.

Namtso Lake Tour

Day 01: Fly to Lhasa.
Day 02: Sightseeing in Lhasa.
Day 03: Sightseeing in Lhasa.
Day 04: Drive Lhasa to Namtso Lake & back to Lhasa.
Day 05: Departure from Lhasa and fly back to Kathmandu 

Day 01: Fly to Lhasa
Arrival in Lhasa (Gonggar) airport and be greeted by our airport representative who will escort you to the hotel with 1.5 hrs drive. The rest of day is leisured, acclimatized yourself to high latitude. Dinner & overnight stay at hotel

Day 02: Sightseeing in Lhasa
We begin our sightseeing tour that includes Potala Palace, the greatest monumental structure in Tibet, and it was once the center for both spiritual and temporal power of Tibet. You will be attracted deeply by rooms, halls, chapels, and furnishings of Potala Palace. And the stories that took place there will convulse you absolutely. In the afternoon, we will visit Jokhang Temple which is the holiest temple of Tibet. A palpable sense of reverence accompanies a visit here. The constant bustle, dazzling paraphernalia of worship, flickering butter lamps and wreaths of heady incense make the Jokhang Temple one of the Tibet's most memorable experiences. Finally we will visit fascinating Barkhor Street which is Lhasa's liveliest place and it is also the main route for prayer wheels rotating. Dinner & overnight stay at hotel

Day 03: Sightseeing in Lhasa
This morning we make sightseeing tour of the Drepung Monastery which was once Tibet's richest Monastery, with four colleges and 10,000 monks in its heyday in the 17th century. A group of white buildings stands on the hillside and out against the majestic Mt. Gambo Utse, here you can get a wonderful view of the Lhasa City and surrounding scenery. The next sightseeing spot is Sera Monastery. It is famous for its warrior monks, Dob-Doa. After that, we will visit Norbulingka which was once the summer palace of the Dalai Lamas. It contains several palaces, chapels, and buildings. Finally we drive back to the hotel for dinner & overnight stay

Day 04: Drive Lhasa to Namtso Lake & back to Lhasa
Drive to visit the second largest salt water lake in China.Namtso Lake is the biggest lake located at the highest altitude in the world. The Lake maintains it's level from rainfall and melted snow flowing from high mountains. Namtso is also popular for being a sacred Buddhist pilgrimage site where Zhaxi Temple is situated. The Lake's beauty should not be missed by any traveler during the visit in Tibet.

Day 05: Departure from Lhasa
After breakfast you will be transferred to airport to connect flight to Kathmandu or other destinations.

Note: Customized itineraries for private groups can also be arranged. Please let us know the proposal.

Trip Facts

Tour Name: Lhasa Namtso Lake Tour
Tour Grade: Easy to Moderate
Activities: Tours & Sightseeing
Tour type:Cultural, historical and adventurous
Accommodation: Lodges/Dormitories
Location: 260 kilometers from Lhasa City and 60 kilometers from Damxung County.
Elevation: 4,718 m (15,479ft)
Tour Duration: 05 Days
Group Size: Minimum 4
Best Season: Spring ,April and May/June, July and August
Transportation: Car/ Jeep/Van/ Plane
Trip region: Tibet via Nepal
Flight: Kathmandu – Lhasa
Best Season: Spring ,April and May/June, July and August



The above cost includes the following services:

  • Tibet travel permits
  • Monasteries entrance fee during sightseeing 
  • English-speaking guide
  • Accommodation with breakfast 
  • All necessary land transportation by jeep/car/van
  • Sightseeing tours as per the program
  • Chinese Visa fee

Cost does not include:

  • Air ticket (Kathmandu-Lhasa-Kathmandu)
  • Expenses of personal Nature
  • Re- Entery visa fee
  • Travel Insurance
  • Airport taxes
  • Photography charge

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