2 Days Namtso Lake Private Tour from Lhasa

Lhasa Namtso Lake Tour is exploration of historical city Lhasa and Namtso Lake. Namtso Lake in Tibet is second largest lake in Tibet. It is situated at 250 Km northern from Lhasa. Namtso lake extent 70 km from east to west and 30 km from south to west. This lake is covering as area of 1920 sq km and situated at 4748m altitude. Small himalayan peaks are surrounding and well hanging of Tibetan praying flags makes more beautiful. This lake is also regarded as a holy Lake in Tibet. Namtso lake from Lhasa can be a day tour or night stay at simple guest house near by lake. Historical city Lhasa and sight seeing around is exploring important Tibetan monuments. Potala palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street, Drepung Monastery, Sera monastery are the listed of most visiting place in Lhasa. Lhasa is connecting with international airport. Flight is only possible from any part of China and from Nepal. It is also connected with train route from main cities of China. Touch Kailash Travels and Tours offer private Lhasa Namtso Lake Tour either direct from China or from Nepal.


Day 1 Lhasa – Namtso

Atttractions and activities: Nianqing Tanggula Mountain Observation Deck, Holy elephant Gate, Namtso

Meal: Not Included

Accomodation: Stay overnight in Namtso (Not included)

Nianqing Tanggula Mountain Observation Deck

The Nianqing Tanggula Mountain Observation Deck is an excellent location to watch the main peak of the Nyainqentanglha Mountain. In fact, the “Viewing Platform” is a temporary stop at the road, a row of ordinary houses with a canteen, a bathroom, and a parking lot with a small area. Next to the road, the wind flutters in the wind; in the distance, it is the white snow and the towering mountains. The blue sky, the white clouds, the snowy mountains, the black and white yak, and the prayers that danced in the wind all formed a colorful picture.

Holy elephant Gate

Holy elephant Gate is located in nagqu area, Bango county qinglong township 5 villages, holy lake Namcuo north of Chadolangka island. The holy elephant gate of heaven is the famous Chadonangka island on the north shore of Namtso. From the distance on the mountain, namtso’s lake shoreline forms two arcuates. In the middle of the arc, there stands a huge stone, which looks like an elephant close up. The environment is pure and the scenery is pleasant.


Namtso is 240 kilometers from Lhasa. It is one of the three largest holy lakes in Tibet and is also a famous holy site for Tibetan Buddhism. The endless snow-capped mountain beside the lake is the Nyainqentanglha Mountain. On a beautiful day, the snow-capped mountains are reflected in the lake, giving a sense of peace and tranquility. There are numerous secular believers who come to Namtso every year on April 15 of the Tibetan calendar to celebrate the Saga Dawa Festival.

Day 2 Namtso – Lhasa

Atttractions and activities: Yaowang Mountain Observation Deck

Meal: Not Included

Accomodation: Not included

Yaowang Mountain

Located on the southwest side of the Potola Palace, you will find Yaowang Mountain. It will be opposite of the Red Hill that is found at Potola Palace. There is a road that passes between the two mountains. The name of that road is Beijing. If you are looking for a great place to photograph the Potola Palace, go on the viewing platform that is located on the hillside. It is also the backside of 50 yuan.Each morning you will be able to find plenty of photography lovers gathered together to watch the sun come up at the Potola Palace.


  • Driver with private car
  • Experienced tour guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Pick-up and send-off services at the beginning/end of the tour
  • Bottled water


  • Gratuities
  • Personal Consumption
  • Accommodation
  • Meals

Change & Refund Policies

  • Free cancellation at or before 01:00 at least 3 days before the date of use
  • Cancellations made at or before 00:00 at least 1 day before the date of use will incur a cancellation fee of 40%
  • Cancellations made at or before 23:59 on the date of use will incur a cancellation fee of 100%
  • Partial cancellation of this booking is not permitted

How to Use It

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking. We will contact you as soon as we receive your order.

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Traveler Information

Infant: Age 1–2

Adult: Age 3–70