Namtso Lake to Lhasa
Lhasa is the cultural and religious heart of Tibet. Lhasa is home to Tibet’s most famous and holiest temples. Each day, thousands of pilgrims prostrate around Jokhang Temple. Along with the famous monasteries of Sera and Drepung, Lhasa is a must see for anyone interested in Tibet! This itinerary will allow you to spend 4 full days exploring every part of the city.After your time in Lhasa, you will drive out to the high altitude lake of Nam Tso. Along the way, you will see sweeping views of the Nyenchen Tanglha Range as well as nomad herders living in traditional style yak wool tents. This itinerary is just a suggestion and can be modified in any way. Email or call us for more information.
Tour Type: Small private group tour
Tour Duration: Small private group tour
Best Time: April to February
Day 1 ARRIVE LHASA
Arrive in Lhasa, Tibet via plane or train. Upon arrival in Lhasa (3700m) you will be welcomed by your English-speaking Tibetan Guide and Tibetan Driver and we will bring you to your hotel.
Day 2 LHASA TOUR WITH LOCAL GUIDE
In Lhasa (3700m) we explore the Jokhang Temple, the central monastery in Tibet, and the surrounding Bhakor Street, the bustling Lhasa market. In the afternoon we go to Sera Monastery to watch the monks debate in centuries-old manner.
Day 3 LHASA TOUR WITH LOCAL GUIDE
In Lhasa (3700m) we tour the Potala Palace, the winter palace of the Dalai Lama built in the 17th century by the fifth Dalai Lama, and Norbulinka, the summer palace of the Dalai Lama, built in the 18th century by the seventh Dalai Lama.
Day 4 LHASA – NAMTSO LAKE –LHASA
After breakfast then drive to Damxung, on the way you will see Mt. Tanggu-la (7500m) and drive through grasslands to Namtso lake, “Heavenly Lake.” Before getting to lake we will drive through the (Largen la pass (5200m) see the view of the lake from far and then still drive about 35km and we will reach the Lake. On the way we will see Nomads around Namtso lake and after spending some time at the lake, we then drive back to Lhasa.
Day 5 DEPART FROM LHASA
Transfer to Lhasa train station or Lhasa airport.