Lhasa Namtso Lake Tour explores UNESCO World Heritage sites and natural attractions of Tibet. Namtso Lake is one of the most beautiful lakes in Tibet.The sacred Namtso Lake means Heavenly Lake. You will see wonderful scenery and unique Tibetan culture during the tour.You will see an enchanting holy Namtso Lake and lifestyle of Nomads on overland tour to Namtso Lake. During Lhasa Sightseeing, we visit Potala Palace, Jokhang temple, Drepung Monastery and Barkhor street. This is our best selling Tibet tour. We are a professional and reliable tour company for Tibet cultural tour. Our itinerary is tailor-made and fully customize. For booking, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call or message on Whats App +977 9851023742.
Tour Name: Lhasa Namtso Lake Tour
Tour Style: Group Joining Tour
Tour Duration: 6 Days
Tour Difficulty: Moderate
Tour Season: April to November
Trip Altitude: 3650m-5250m
Tour Cost: USD 1050 - USD 1250
Mode of Transport: Flight/Car/Jeep/Van/Bus
Tour Start/End: Lhasa
Lhasa Tour and Namtso Lake is a week tour in Tibet that explore around Lhasa and trek around Namtso Lake, the salt lake in Tibet.
Lhasa Namtso Lake Tour explores Lhasa and Namtso Lake together. Namtso Lake is the most beautiful lake in Tibet. It is 260 km far from Lhasa. The lake extends 70km east to west and 30km south to north. Lhasa Lhasa to Namtso Lake Tour offers the real beauty of Tibet. The itinerary are as Day 1: Arrival in Lhasa, Day 2: Lhasa Tour Potala Place, Jokhang Temple, Barkor Street, Day 3: Lhasa Tour- Drepung and Sera Monastery, Day 4: Lhasa to Namtso Lake, drive back to Dunxumg or to Yampachen, Day 5: Yampachen to Lhasa and Day 6: Depart from Lhasa
Lhasa Namtso Lake Tourdesigns for those travelers if you have not been at high altitude. This is one of the best itinerary which covers all historical sites of Lhasa like Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkor street, Drepung and Sera monastery. Namtso Lake is a attractions of this tour. It is the second largest lake in Tibet. Its natural beauty will take your breath away. It is also one of those rare places on Earth as the beauty of Nature is something material.
Walk around the heavenly terrain of Namtso lake, witness an exotic Tibetan culture and make new friends. On the way to Namtso Lake tour, you will see lots of nomad families. This will give an experience of Tibetan locals' life style.
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 Namtso Lake (5100m, 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 5: Namtso Lake back to Lhasa via Yangpachen (230km, 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 6: Lhasa Airport (3650m, 63 km, 1 hr 15 minutes )
Breakfast and your tour guide will transfer you to Lhasa airport or train station to continue travel to Kathmandu or mainland china.