5 Nights 6 Days Lhasa Namtso Lake Tour

Book Lhasa Namtso Lake tour covering tourist place in Lhasa with overnight excursion to Namtso Lake – 4370 meters which is the beautiful lake in Tibet.

Tibet is also known as Rooftop of the world. Tibet draws tourist movements around the world due to its landscape, religious traditions, culture, and its unsolved mysteries from the century. Escape hustle and bustle of Lhasa and Barkhor street to spend overnight at Tranquil lake – Namtso. Namtso lake which is considered one of the three holy lakes in Tibet. Namtso is the second-largest saltwater lake in China and one of the most beautiful natural sights in Tibet.It is over 70 km long, reaches a width of 30 km and is 35 m at its deepest point.The lake is at 4730 m

Tour Duration: 4 nights/5 days

Tour Theme: Cultural and Natural beauty

Tour Type: Private Tour (Fly In and Out)

Highlights: Lhasa city and excursion to Namtso Lake

Day 01: Fly Kathmandu to Lhasa

Morning you will transferred to Kathmandu airport from your hotel located in Kathmandu city center. Once the flight takes-off from Kathmandu and takes norther route, immediately you can see spectacular view of the Himalayan ranges  from your flight’s window. If lucky you can also see aerial view of Mt. Everest. Once you reach to Lhasa, you will meet our representative. Drive to Lhasa located 1 hour drive from the Gongkar airport. Rest of the day is free for acclimatization.

Overnight at Hotel in Lhasa

 

Day 02: Full-day sightseeing tour

Enjoy full-day sightseeing tour of Lhasa with your guide. Visit Potala Palace s\ituated on the Hill of central Lhasa, Potala Palace is the highest ancient palace in the world, reaching 3,767.19m (12,359.55ft). As the winter palace of the Dalai Lama from the 7th century CE the complex symbolizes Tibetan Buddhism and its central role in the traditional administration of Tibet. The White Palace contains the main ceremonial hall with the throne of the Dalai Lama, and his private rooms and audience hall are on the uppermost level. The palace contains 698 murals, almost 10,000 painted scrolls, numerous sculptures, carpets, canopies, curtains, porcelain, jade, and fine objects of gold and silver, as well as a large collection of sutras and important historical documents. Continue to Jokhang Temple Monastery founded by the regime also in the 7th century, in order to promote the Buddhist religion. Covering 2.5ha in the center of the old town of Lhasa, it comprises an entrance porch, courtyard and Buddhist hall surrounded by accommodation for monks and storehouses on all four sides.

In the late afternoon explore narrow lanes of Barkhor Bazaar. Located in the old area of Lhasa City, Tibet, Barkhor Street is a very ancient round street surrounding the Jokhang Temple and the locals are always proud of it. As a symbol of Lhasa, it is also a must-see place for visitors.

Overnight at Hotel in Lhasa

 

Day 03: Full-day Tour

Start your sightseeing tour with excursion to Norbulingka which is Dalai Lama’s former summer palace constructed in the 18th century, is located on the bank of the Lhasa River about 2km west of the Potala Palace in a lush green environment. Visit Sera Monastery located at the foot of Tatipu Hill in the northern suburb of Lhasa City, Sera Monastery  is one of three famous monasteries in the city along with the Drepung Monastery and the Ganden Monastery. It is dedicated to the Gelugpa or Yellow Hat Sect, a branch of Tibetan Buddhism, founded by Tsong Khapa. Also visit Drepung which is the most important monastery of Gelugpa in Tibetan Buddhism. It is considered one of the ‘Three Great Monasteries’.

 

If time permit visit Tibet Museum located in the southeast corner of Norbu Lingka, Lhasa city, Tibet Museum covers an area of 23,508 square meters (5.8 acres) including the exhibition area of 10,451 square meters (2.6 acres). It is equipped with modern facilities to ensure quality service for visitors and safety and efficient administration of the museum itself.

Overnight at Hotel in Lhasa

 

Day 04: Drive to Namtso Lake

Morning your guide will come and pick-you from your hotel. Drive to Namtso lake which is considered one of the three holy lakes in Tibet. Namtso is the second-largest saltwater lake in China and one of the most beautiful natural sights in Tibet.It is over 70 km long, reaches a width of 30 km and is 35 m at its deepest point.The lake is at 4730 m so you’ll need to acclimatize in and around Lhasa for a few days before heading this way.It is not unusual for visitors to get altitude sickness on an overnight stay out at the lake. Spend your day to witness beuty of the lake and changing water colour.

Overnight at Guest House in Namtso

 

Day 05: Drive Lhasa

Drive back Lhasa visiting Yangpachen hot spring. If time permit then also enjoy visit to Tsurpu monastery.

Overnight at Hotel in Lhasa

 

Day 06: Fly to Kathmandu

Morning you will get transferred to Lhasa airport to board your flight back to Kathmandu. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel.

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Service Includes:-

  • 4 nights at Hotel in Lhasa
  • 1 night at Guest House in Namtso
  • Daily breakfast at Hotels
  • Round-trip airfare Kathmandu/Lhasa/Kathmandu as currently applicable
  • Tibet/China visa fee as applicable
  • English speaking Tibetan local guide for sightseeing tours
  • Private vehicle for sightseeing tours as per itinerary
  • Monuments entrance fees
  • Tibet Invitation Permit and processing fees
  • 2 airport transfers in Kathmandu for Lhasa flight
  • Taxes as applicable

 

Services Excludes:-

  • Meals in Lhasa
  • Personal expenses
  • Any arrangements in Kathmandu can be organize as per request and extra cost
  • Any other services not mentioned in cost includes section
Name of the client Travel Date Nationality Service Rating*
Mark Hsu 13 Sep 2010 China Excellent
Shalu Lamba 8 Sep 2011 India Excellent
Jacqui Rehman 25 Oct 2011 Australia Excellent
Richard Wales 01 Mar 2013 UK Excellent
Kelly Clark 09 Apr 2014 USA Excellent
Holly Walker 12 Oct 2015 Belgium Excellent
Peter Richard 18 Mar 2016 UK Excellent
Shanti Valentino 20 Apr 2016 Italian Excellent

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