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Tibet Namtso Lake Tour

  • Trip Code: Namtso Lake
  • Trip Duration: 6 Days
  • Destination: Tibet
  • Group Size: 2+
  • Season: April-November
  • Max Altitude: 4718 m/ 15475 ft
  • Trip Starts/Ends: kathmandu to kathmandu
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OVERVIEW

Namtso Lake Tour(4718 meters /15475 feet)

Duration is 6-7 days

(Kathmandu-Namtso Lake-Kathmandu.)

Namtso Lake is a stunning high-altitude saltwater lake located in the Tibet Autonomous Region of China. It is the largest lake in the Tibet region and one of the highest lakes in the world, sitting at an altitude of 4,718 meters above sea level. The lake is surrounded by snow-capped mountains and offers breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape. It is considered a sacred site by Tibetans and is a popular destination for tourists and pilgrims alike. Visitors can enjoy activities such as hiking, camping, and birdwatching while taking in the serene beauty of this natural wonder.

About Namtso Lake:

Namtso Lake is a stunningly beautiful high-altitude saltwater lake situated in the northern Tibetan plateau. It is located at an altitude of 4,718 meters (15,479 feet) and covers an area of approximately 1,920 square kilometers (740 square miles). The lake is surrounded by snow-capped mountains and grassy hills, and it is considered one of the most beautiful natural wonders of Tibet.

Namtso Lake is an important pilgrimage site for Tibetan Buddhists, and it is also a popular destination for tourists who come to enjoy its scenic beauty and tranquility. Visitors can enjoy hiking, horseback riding, and camping around the lake, and they can also visit the small monasteries and hermitages that dot the surrounding hillsides.

One of the most popular times to visit Namtso Lake is during the Tibetan New Year, which usually falls in February or March. During this time, Tibetan pilgrims come to the lake to perform religious rituals and to participate in traditional celebrations. However, the lake is beautiful throughout the year and offers breathtaking views and a peaceful retreat from the hustle and bustle of modern life.

ITINENARY

Itinerary of Tibet Namtso Lake Tour

Arrival in Lhasa (3650m)

Lhasa Tour – Visit Potala Palace, Johkang Temple, and Barkhor Street

Lhasa Tour – Explore Drepung and Sera Monastery

Drive from Lhasa to Namtso Lake (5100m) for a 5-hour, 250km journey

Return from Namtso Lake to Lhasa via Yampachen (230km, 5 hours)

Depart from Lhasa Airport (3650m, 63, 1hr 15 minutes)

Cost Includes

Cost Excludes

  • Please visit the following site for on arrival Visa at Kathmandu Airport. https://nepaliport.immigration.gov.np/on-arrival/IO01
  • Any other not mentioned in cost include
  • Trip Code: Namtso Lake
  • Trip Duration: 6 Days
  • Destination: Tibet
  • Group Size: 2+
  • Season: April-November
  • Max Altitude: 4718 m/ 15475 ft
  • Trip Starts/Ends: kathmandu to kathmandu
  • Transportation:
  • Accomodation:
  • Trip Grade: