Namtso Lake Trek - 10 Days

Namtso Lake Trek - 10 Days

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.

Day 01:
Fly to Ganggar Airport and drive to Lhasa (3560m) 62km O/H Mandala Hotel

Day 02:
AM:Visit Drepung Monastery PM: Visit Sera Monastery

Day 03:
Am: Potala palace PM: Jokhang and Summer palace

Day 04:
Drive to Yangbacheng (the hot spring) 90Km O/H (Hire the yaks for next day)

Day 05:
Trekking to Gurong Valley O/H Camp

Day 06:
Trekking to other side of Gurongla Pass O/H Camp

Day 07:
Trekking to Namtso Valley O/H Camp

Day 08:
Visit Tashiduo Monastery and make a circle O/H Camp

Day 09:
Drive to Lhasa 245km

Day 10:
Drive to Airport

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