Namtso Lake Trek - 10 Days

Namtso Lake Trek
Namtso Lake Trek
Namtso Lake Trek
At a Glance
Duration10 Days
Trip GradeModerate

Namtso lake is one of largest holy lakes in Tibet. Located around 240km to the north of Lhasa, it offers fantastic views of Mt.NyingCheng Thangla (7210m) In addition to enjoying the stunning beauty of the lake and the surrounding grasslands and mountain peaks, you can also visit Tibetan nomads’ tents & ride a horse or yak around the Lake.

LAKE NAMTSO: It is second biggest salt lake in Tibet lies 210km north of Lhasa. It is fairly rugged trip off beaten track but the rewards are considerable .At present this is best opportunity open to travelers to see nomads on the move their yaks herds and to get the flavour of Tibet’s high grasslands. The lake itself is spectacular and still totally wild. The altitude exceeds 4300m for the most of journey and one mountain pass is 5200m.The road from Lhasa follows After leaving from Lhasa, the route follows the Damxung River valley through fields of rape and barley passing small villages Greenery and dwelling become sparser as the valley narrows. the road enter a steep, rocky gorges 80km from Lhasa and climbs beside the tumbling River for several kilometers, when it merges on the Tibet northern plateau a totally new landscapes greet the travelers. Windswept grassland alternating with grave desert stretch between snowcapped mountains and a chain of steep bare hills. This is land of nomads too high for farms and villages.

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