2 Days Namtso Lake Group Tour from Lhasa

Lhasa Namtso lake tour is most popular trip. it starts with the flight to Lhasa airport. visiting Potala Palace-probably the principal target of most of the visitors, Sera Monastery-the last of the three Yellow Sect monasteries to be built in Lhasa and the tour concludes in Norbulinka- the summer palace of the Dalai Lama. visit Drepung Monastery-the largest, richest and the most powerful of the three major Yellow Sect monasteries of Tibet, the ancient Jorkhang Temple in the old Tibetan quarter of Lhasa and the Barkhor Street that forms the pilgrim circuit around the Jorkhang Temple. Lhasa Namtso lake tour continue to Namtso Lake-the heavenly lake of Tibet. Enjoy the views of Nyechen Tanghla Mountain ranges and Changthang grasslands. Visit the cave hermitages and take some walks along the lakeshores and in the late morning, return to Lhasa visa Yangpachen Hotspring and visiting Tsurpu Monastery.

Day 1 Lhasa – Namtso Lake – Damxung / Yampachen

Stop At: Lake Namtso

In the morning, drive from Lhasa to Lake Namtso, one of the four holy lakes of Tibet and also the highest saline lake in the world. On the way, you can see snow-capped Nyenchen Thanglha Mountain Ranges and lots of nomads and their tent with grazing yak and sheep densely-populated on the flourishing grassland ( in summer). Besides, you can enjoy the view of Sky-Road Railway with snow mountain background; while standing at the famous Lagenla Pass(5190m), you can view the stunning vista of holy Namtso Lake. Then we can enjoy our time to do leisurely trek around Tashi Dor Island and along the lakeshore. Drive back to Dumxung or Yampachen.

Duration: 2 hour

Day 2 Yampachen to Lhasa

Stop At: Yangpachen Hot springs

Drive to Yampanchen and enjoy the natural hot spring bath in here. (Please prepare your own swimming suit.) The famous Yangpachen lies on the southern slope of the Nyenchen Tangula Mountains and is famous for its geothermal scenery. Every year, Yangpachen Hot Spring emits heat equal to that of 4.7 million tons of standard coal. Lying in a plateau basin, Yangpachen’s geothermal field covers 40 square km. To take advantage of geothermal field, resorts were built in here, giving tourists a chance to enjoy the outdoor natural hot spring spa. After having thoroughly relaxed in the spa, we head back to Lhasa. On the way, we will visit Chimelong Nunnery.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

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