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1 Day Namtso Lake Private Tour

Lhasa - Namtso Lake - Lhasa

from US$ 300

TOUR TYPE: Private Tour with private Tibetan guide & Vehicle

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  • Day 1Drive 250km to visit Namtso Lake and then drive back to Lhasa
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Day 1 Lhasa - Namtso Lake - Lhasa

Distance: 500km round way    Drive: 10hrs round-way    Elevation: 4730m 

Highlights: This morning you will get up early to catch a 4hrs drive to visit the Tibetan holy lake---Namtso Lake. The high plateau sceneries of yaks, sheep, grasslands, snow mountains will certainly impress you. Drive back to Lhasa after the tour. 

Namtso Lake: Which is the second largest saltwater lake in China only after Qinghai Lake.  Namtso Lake was selected as one of the five most beautiful lakes in China by Chinese National Geography magazine. Its touching beauty should not be missed by any visitors there. In Tibetan, Namtso means 'Heavenly Lake.' It is considered one of the 3 holy lakes in Tibet and famous for its high altitude (4730 meters), vast area (1961 square kilometers) and beautiful scenery.  In clear weather the water is a miraculous shade of turquoise and there are magnificent views of the nearby mountains. The wide open spaces, dotted with tents of local nomads, are intoxicating.

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All Tibet travel permits

Transportation with experienced driver

Lisenced Tibetan English-speaking tour guide 

Entrance ticket fees for attractions listed in the itinerary


Personal expense

Hotel accommodation

Travel insurance (Recommended)

Tips and gratitude to tour guide and driver

Meals (Average meals cost in Tibet is USD5-8/per)

Flight/train to and out of Lhasa (We offer flight/train bookings if you need)

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