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Namtso Lake Tour

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 8 day(s)
Group Size: 1 - 25 people
Destination(s): Tibet  
Specialty Categories: Cultural Journey  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 800 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 2000 US Dollar (USD)

Namtso lake, situated in the nomadic county of Damshung, is one of the highest and spectacularly beautiful lakes in Tibet. While there, you can meet nomads and see the nomads' way of life, as well as get a great view of Mt. Nyincheng Thangla and visit the famous hot springs in Yangbacheng.

This is a 8 days Namtso Lake tour. Visit all major places in Lhasa and day trip to Ganden Monastery with little hike. Drive to Namtso Lake and via biggest source of hot spring in Tibet with Karmapa's Monatery which is named Tserpu.

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Fly to Lhasa. Arrival Gangar Airport and drive to Lhasa,Yarlong Tsanpo river is the one of the biggest or longgest river in Tibet. Overnight Shangbala & Keychu Hotel (62 km, 1 hr).

Day 2: Sightseeing. AM: Visit Sera Monastery PM: Jokhang Temple & Barkhor street, Sera is the second biggest Gelupa Monastery in the north suburb of Lhasa, which was built in 1419 by Tsongapa's disciple Sakya-yeshi. Situated at the heart of the oldest section of the Lhasa city, Jokhang, one of the oldest temples in Tibet, was built in the 7th century by the 33rd king Sontsanganbu. Barkor is the middle pilgrimage circuit around Jokhang temple (FB).

Day 3: Sightseeing. AM: Visit Potala Palace. PM: Drepung Monastery & Norbulingka, Potala was the winter palace of the Dalailama, which was originally built in the 7th century by the king Sotsen Gampo and rebuilt to the present size by the 5th Dalai lama in the 17th century. Built in the mid-18th century by the 7th Dalailama, Norbulingka, the Jewel Park was the Dalai lama's summer palace, it covers 100 acres with palaces, pavilions and a zoo. Drepung monastery. Built in 1416 by Tsongapa's disciple Jamyang-choje, Drepung Monastery is the biggest Gelupa monastery in the west suburb of Lhasa (FB).

Day 4: Drive to Ganden Monastery. Drive to Ganden Monastery and hike around mountain and back to Lhasa Overnight Shangbala and Keychu Hotel (70 km, 1 hr).

Day 5: Drive to Namtso Lake (250 km, 4 hr). Drive to Namtso Lake and sightseeing around the lake Overnight Tashi Duo Guesthouse.

Day 6: Excursion. Exploring at Namtso Lake and from where you can get wonderful view of Mt. Nyincheng Thangla.

Day 7: Drive to Lhasa. Visit Yangbacheng Hot spring (The biggest source of Tibetan hot-spring in Tibet) and Tserpu Monastery and back to Lhasa Overnight Shangbala and Keychu Hotel (250 km, 5 hrs).

Day 8: Drive to airport. Fly next destination.

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- Sightseeing tour in Lhasa city
- Land Transfer by Toyota Land cruiser and Deluxe bus
- Tibet travel permit
- Tibetan English speaking guide during the tour
- Twin sharing accommodation as per tour program
- Monasteries entrance or Grassland fees as per program
- Travel insurance.

Price Excludes:
- Cold drinks
- Alcoholic beverages
- Lunch and dinner
- Nepal re-entry visa
- Tips for guide, porters, driver.

About This Supplier
Location: China
Joined InfoHub: Nov 2008

M18859 is an adventure tour company operated by a group of experienced Tibetan people who are from different parts of Tibet. It was established in 1993 in Lhasa, the capital city Tibet. We are one of the best specialists in Tibet providing deluxe, standard and budget custom designed tours all around the Tibetan...

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