Lhasa EBC Namtso Lake Tour is a small group tour, explore the Everest Base Camp and two of Tibet's holiest lake-Namtso and Yamdrok lakes. Namtso Lake in Tibet is second largest and holy lake of Tibet.The awe-inspiring landscapes, ancient cultures, cities and Majestic view of Mt Everest is special features of this tour. We also visit Tsedang, Lhasa, Gyantse, Shigatse and Rongbuk after discovering Lhasa attractions of Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Sera, Drepung and Barkhor streets. We are a reliable and responsible tour agency for Lhasa to Kathmandu Tour. For booking, email us at email@example.com or call or message on Whats App +977 9851023742.
Tour Name: Lhasa EBC Namtso Lake Tour
Tour Type: Private/Group Tour
Tour Duration: 10 Days
Tour Difficulty: Challenging
Tour Season: April to November
Trip Altitude: 3600m-5250m
Tour Cost: USD1250-USD 1550
Mode of Transport: Flight/Car/Jeep/Van/Bus
Tour Start/End: Lhasa
The 10 days Lhasa Everest Base Camp Namtso Lake Tour is a great tour for adventure and nature lovers.
Lhasa EBC Namtso Lake Tour involves all awe-inspiring attractions, religious sites and magnificent natural wonder including Lhasa, Namtso Lake and Everest Base Camp. This is one of the best itineraries that covers some of beautiful places of Tibet like Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor street, Drepung and Sera monastery with Gyantse Kumbum and Shigatse Tashilhunphu monastery. Namtso Lake is the second largest salt lake in Tibet with an altitude of 4,718 m. Its surrealistic beauty will take your breath away. 10 days itinerary of Lhasa Everest Base Camp with holy Namtso Lake tour itinerary are as Day 1: Arrive in Lhasa, Day 2-3: Lhasa Sightseeing, Day 4: Lhasa / Gyantse / Shigatse, Day 5: Shigatse / Rongbuk, Day 6: Rongbuk / Shigatse, Day 7: Shigatse / Lhasa, Day 8-9: Lhasa / Namtso Lake / Lhasa, Day 10: Tour Ends.This tour takes you some of famous places of Tibet such as Lhasa, Everest Base Camp and Namtso Lake. Potala Palace, old monasteries, temples, a beautiful salt water lake Namtso, Lake Yamdrok and famous town of Gyantse and Shigatse including Everest Base Camp are some of highlight aspects of 10 days Lhasa EBC Namtso Tour.
The 10 days Lhasa Namtso Lake EBC Tour visits the pristine Namtso and Yamdrok lakes with incredible Lhasa sightseeing and also explore the Everest Base Camp. Likewise, Tibet Lhasa Namtso Lake EBC tour is also a popular trips in Tibet , full of awe-inspiring landscapes, ancient cultures, medieval cities and majestic Mt. Everest. The tour is unique which leads to Lhasa, Namtso Lake and Everest Base Camp, the landmarks of Tibet. You will enjoy the enchanting holy Namtso Lake and the life of Tibetan Nomads while on Namtso tour. The Lhasa EBC Namtso lake tour is an overland travel which pass the ancient towns of Tibet such as Lhasa, Gyantse, Shigatse and Rongbuk. The best tour in Tibet which has an awe-inspiring attractions of religious sites and magnificent natural wonder.Tibet Lhasa EBC Namtso tour is suitable for those travelers who want to join in a small group tour to cut down the package price. In 10 day Tibet tour-Lhasa EBC Namtso trip, you will first visit around Lhasa city, then drive to Everest Base Camp and finally discovers Namtso Lake-one of the three holiest lakes in Tibet.
Day 1: Arrive in Lhasa (3650m).
Arrive in Lhasa either by flight or train. Tibetan guide will greet, receive you there and drive to your hotel. You may view the Yarlung Tsangpo River / Brahmaputra River (the Longest and largest river in Tibet) and Lhasa River on their way to Lhasa. Take a rest to acclimatize in high altitude after check in hotel. It also possible to walk around Potala Square, and get amazing photos of Potala Palace. Overnight in Lhasa.
Day 2: Lhasa Tour - Potala Palace, Johkang Temple, and Barkhor Street.
Breakfast, and sightseeing tour first visit the Potala Palace is the winter palace of the Dalai Lama. Tibet Potala palace has 1000 chambers, the gilded burial stupas of former Dalai Lamas and meditation cave of the 33rd great king of Tibet.After lunch, tour to Jokhang temple built by the 33rd great kind of Tibet in 7th century to promote the Buddhist religion. Barkhor Street is the local Tibetan street around Jokhang temple; you can walk with pilgrims and locals, and shopping local Tibetan souvenirs there.
Day 3: Lhasa Tour - Drepung and Sera Monastery.
Breakfast and continue Lhasa tour to visit Drepung monastery, one of the great three” Gelug monasteries of Tibet built in 1416 by Jamyang choge, one of the Tsongkhapa’s main disciples. Ganden palace used to be Dalai Lama’s palace in the Drepung before he moved to the Potala palace.
In the Afternoon, we visit Sera Monastery, one of the “great three” Gelugpa monasteries of Tibet built in 1419 by Jamchen Chojey, one of the Tsongkhapa’s main disciples. The Monks debate at around 3 - 5 in the afternoon is the main attraction of Sera Monastery. Stay overnight in Lhasa
Day 4: Lhasa to Shigatse (3900m, 318 km, 6 hrs)
Breakfast and drive to Shigatse cross over the Kambala pass (4790m) with the view of Yamdrok Lake (4400m) is surrounded by many snow capped mountains. Lunch in Gyantse, the third largest historical city of Tibet, and visit the famous Pelkor Monastery and Gyantse Kumbum here, and then continue drive to Shigatse is the second largest city in Tibet. You will visit Tashilunpo Monastery, the seat of Panchen Lama, the second largest incarnation lama in Tibet. Stay overnight in Shigatse
Day 5: Shigatse to Rongbuk Everest (5200m, 400km, 9-10 hrs) via Tingri
Breakfast and drive to Rongbuk monastery Everest via Lhatse ad Shegar, the small town we stop for lunch. The view of the Mount Everest can see in the distance if the weather is clear from Shegar. Driving on the way to Rongbuk Monastery, we will cross one of the highest pass in Tibet called Pang La pass (5050m) that offers the top five highest mountains in the world including Mt. Everest, Makalu, Cho Oyu, and Shisapangma. Stay overnight at tent or Rongbuk monastery guest house.
Day 6: Everest Base Camp to Shigatse (3900m, 400km, 9-10 hrs)
Morning enjoy the sun rise on the top of mount Everest, and it’s magnificent full view standing like a snow capped pyramid in front of you at Rongbuk. This is the vantage point to see the grand view of Mount Everest. Breakfast and you may trek to Everest Base camp 4 km one way. It is also possible to go by local bus. After base camp, you can visit Rongphu Monastery which is the highest monastery in the world (5000m) and belongs to Nyingma sect. After that we drive back to Shigatse, and stay overnight in Shigatse.
Day 7: Shigatse to Lhasa (3650m 318 km,6 hrs)
Today, we will drive back to Lhasa on the friendship Highway. The whole distance is almost 280km and it takes 6 hours along the Brahmaputra River, the Longest and largest river in Tibet. Stay overnight in Lhasa
Day 8: Lhasa to Namtso Lake (250km, 5 hours)
Breakfast and drive to Namtso Lake enjoying views of the snow mountain ranges, lots of nomads tent with grazing yak and sheep densely-populated around the mountain side. Namtso Lake is the heavenly one of the four holy lakes of Tibet also known as the highest salt lake. You can do a very relaxing trekking around the lake side and Island. To spend a night at lake shore is fantastic to see the stars. Stay overnight in Namtso Guest house
Day 9: Namtso Lake back to Lhasa via Yampachen (250km, 5 hours)
Enjoy the clear morning at the lake shore, and it is also possible to trek along the lake shore to Tashi Dor Island to explore the meditation caves. Drive to Dumxung to have lunch, and continue drive to Lhasa via Yangpachen hot spring to have both indoor and outdoor swimming pool filled with hot springs water. Stay overnight in Lhasa
Day 10: Lhasa Airport or Train Station.
Breakfast and Tibetan tour guide will transfer you to the airport or train station and help you get on board. Say good bye to Tibet Himalayas and Lhasa.
Trek Gear List: No need to bring unnecessary trekking equipment with you for Lhasa EBC Namtso Lake Tour. The following trekking equipment and gears are recommended before Lhasa EBC Namtso Lake Tour. Most of the trekking equipment what you will need can be rented or purchased in Nepal either in Kathmandu or Lhasa at cheap price. We will help you with the necessary arrangements. Except your day pack all the luggage will be carried by porters. There is an allowance of 15 kg per person. Additional personal items not needed for the trekking part of the trip can be stored in the storage room of hotel without extra cost.
Sun hat or scarf
Light balaclava or warm fleece hat
Sunglasses with UV protection
Lightweight cotton long pants
Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms
Fleece or wool pants (seasonal)
Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants
Thin, lightweight inner socks
Thick, warm wool hiking socks
Hiking boots with spare laces
Camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals)
Gaiters for hiking in winter to the base camp
Light and expedition weight thermal tops
Fleece jacket or pullover
Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional)
Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket
Down vest and/or jacket
Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer (seasonal)
Sleeping bag rated to zero DC
Headlamp (e.g. Petzl Zoom) with spare bulbs and batteries
Trekking Bags/Duffel bag
Basic First Aid Kit
Large plastic bags - for keeping items dry inside trek bag
Day pack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches)
Water bottle (2) or camel bag
Toiletries (Small wash towel, Toilet papers etc)
Ear Plug (who know some people on group are snoring)
1 medium sized quick drying towel
Tooth brush/paste (preferably biodegradable)
Multipurpose soap (preferably biodegradable)
Face and body moisturizer
Feminine hygiene products
Wet wipes (baby wipes)
Tissue /toilet roll
Anti bacterial hands wash
Trail Map/Guide book
Journal & Pen
Pencils and small notebooks
Travel game i.e. chess, backgammon, scrabble
Modest swim suits (for Kathmandu)