5 Days Lhasa Namtso Lake Tour

Want to come to Lhasa to see the beauty of the Holy Land? Lhasa, the holy land of Tibetan Buddhism, also called Sunlight City, is located in the middle of the Tibetan Plateau. It is the capital of the Tibet Autonomous Region and the political, economic, cultural and religious center. It is 3658 meters above sea level. This 5 Days Lhasa Namtso Lake Tour will take you to explore the best highlights of Lhasa including Sera Monastery, Norbulingka, Barkhor Square, Namtso Lake, Potala Palace, Drepung Monastery, and get an insight into Tibetan life.

  • Sera Monastery, Norbulingka, Barkhor Square, Namtso Lake, Potala Palace, Drepung Monastery
  • Private tour guide + Driver + Vehicle + entrance Tickets fee + Breakfasts, Lunches
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5 Days Lhasa Namtso Lake Tour
 
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  1. Day 1: Lhasa Arrival

    Fly to the holy city of Lhasa, capital of the mystical Buddhist Kingdom of Tibet. You are greeted by tour guide at the airport and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day will be at leisure for you to relax and adjust to the high altitude.

    Accommodation: Lhasa

  2. Day 2: Lhasa
    Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street (Lunch)

    AM: Tour starts from the religious Potala Palace (3700 m ) built in the 7th century by the famous Tibetan king-Songtzen Gampo. The present one was built by the 5th Dalai Lama in the 17th century. It became known as the “Winter Palace” by the 1750, when the 7th Dalai Lama built the Norbulingka Park as his summer residence.

    Noon: Lunch at local restaurant.

    PM: After lunch, you will visit Jokhang Temple which is situated in the old section of Lhasa. King Songtzen Gampo built this temple in the mid-7th century A.D. Now it is the most sacred place in Tibet. Pilgrims come here to pay homage from all over Tibet. Visit Barkhore Street in the evening.

    Accommodation: Lhasa

    Potala Palace

  3. Day 3: Lhasa
    Drepung Monastery, Norbulingka Park (Lunch)

    AM: Full day sightseeing takes you to Drepung Monastery. “Drepung” in Tibetan means the hill of rice because this white Monastery looks like a big hill of rice. This monastery occupies an area of 150,000 square meters with 7700 lamas and becomes the largest monastery in Asia.

    Noon: Lunch at local restaurant.

    PM: After that, you will visit Norbulingka Park. In 1752, the 7th Dalai Lama built the first palace here for successive Dalai Lamas to carry out their political and religious activities during the summer season. Then, our guide will take you to visit a local Tibetan family and Tibetan carpet workshop for free.

    Accommodation: Lhasa

    Norbulingka

  4. Day 4: Lhasa - Namtso Lake - Lhasa by Car
    Namtso Lake (Lunch)

    Day tour to Namtso Lake (4718m)(3 hours driving) via Yangpachen hot-spring. You will have a chance to see Nyenchen Thanglha snow mountain ranges, and pass the Nagela (5190m). Namtso Lake is the sky lake which is one of the three holy lakes in Tibet and also the highest salt lake. You can do a little hiking around. On the way back, you can have hot-spring at Yangbachen if you like (Fee on your own).

    Accommodation: Lhasa

    Namtso Lake

  5. Day 5: Lhasa Departure

    Our tour guide will see you off at the airport in the morning and end the wonderful trip.

 

Price includes

  • All entrance tickets as mentioned in itinerary
  • Hotel with breakfast
  • All meals or local cuisine as noted in itinerary
  • All transfer as mentioned in itinerary
  • Air-condition car, driver and English speaking tour guide
  • The above private escorted tour is customized for you, your family or your friends exclusively. No other travelers will join in your group

Price excludes

  • Personal expense
  • Gratuities (recommended)

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