1 day Namtso Lake tour

Namtso
With bright turquoise water surrounded by snow capped mountains in this Vast Grasslands, Namtso Lake is really a must-see at your Tibet journey. Before the nomad family visiting, you can freely trek at the lake side.
Type
Private
Duration
1 day
Trip code
TODT-02

Namtso Lake is one of the three holy lakes in Tibet, and has always been the most famous one. The melted snow and ice of the Nyenchen Tangula Mountains from the main water supply of Namtso Lake. When you look into the lake, the intoxicating blue water can make you breathless and forget the unhappiness of real world.

Day 01 :
Lhasa / Namtso Lake[4730m] / Nomad Family visit / Lhasa, 500 KM, 8 Hours' Drive

Driving along Northern Tibetan grassland, distance view of the Nyenchen Thanglha snow mountain ranges, from the Largen-la pass[5190m] you can have the first view of Namtso lake in the distance. Namtso Lake means sky lake which is one of the three most holy lakes in Tibet, also it is the highest saltwater lake in the world. You can hike at the lakeside and around the Tashi Do peninsula, then drive back to Lhasa. En route you will be arranged to visit one of the nomad families.

Tour notes:

Please note prices are based in CNY.

General inclusions:

2 bottles of mineral water provided daily.
All required government taxes and fees.
Domestic travel accident insurance.
All required Tibet permits and domestic travel documents.
All entrance tickets as noted in the tour's itinerary.
Local Tibetan guide fluent in English, Chinese or Japanese that is certified by the state tourism build. (If your native language is not listed please let us know, we are certain we can assist your needs.)
Hotel pick-up and drop-off.
Transportation will we be provided via a comfortable and clean car, minivan or tourist bus depending upon the groups size.

General exclusions:

Personal expenses such as laundry, drinks, internet access, fax, telephone calls etc.
Tips for your guide and driver.
Hotel in Lhasa.
Meals not specified in the itinerary.

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