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Lhasa City & Namtso Lake Tour - 16 Nights/ 17 Days

Lhasa City & Namtso Lake TourTibet Lhasa is a short tour that takes you to the heart of Tibet, capital city of Tibet- Lhasa for Ancient Monasteries and famous potala palace. After Tibet Lhasa city tour, you will drive to Namtso Lake, locally known as heavenly lake. Journey to the Namtso Lake is very popular and really beautiful. Tibet Lhasa and Namtso lake tour is a short adventure tour in Tibet Lhasa that gives an opportunity to see preserved Buddhist cultures, traditions and scenic beautiful tour of most popular Lake in Tibet- Namtso Lake.

Tibet Lhasa journey start by train or flight to Lhasa from china or round trip Kathmandu- Lhasa flight from Nepal side. Lhasa travel is a dream tour for anyone who wishes to make short cultural tour in Tibet Lhasa. We take care of all your flights, train and permits for this Tibet Lhasa tour.

Lhasa City & Namtso Lake Tour - Day to Day itinerary

Day 01 Arrive in Lhasa by plane or by train

Lhasa Train station/airport picking up, you are warmly welcome to Tibet by saying Tashi Delek at the Train station/airport by your tour guide and an experienced driver and send you back to your well reserved hotel. Then have a good rest to acclimatize the high altitude in the afternoon. Overnight at Lhasa.

Day 02 Visiting the famous Potala palace, Jokhang temple and Barkhor street (B)

Morning section to visit the famous Potala Palace, which is situated on the marpori(red hill) and is abode of bodhisattva of compassion, Avalokiteshvara. The potala palace is divided into two parts; white and red palace is about 119m tall. the red palace had 13 storey, Golden tomb from fifth to thirteenth Dalai Lama. Songtsen gonpo's meditation cave is situated in white palace is oldest chamber in the history of whole potala palace. Afternoon section visiting to Johkang temple, built during Songtsen Gonpo’s reign by princess Wencheng of Tang dynasty. The most interesting thing in Jokhang is the sacred goat head in the Jampa chapel which is believe to "self-arisen" i.e. not man made. Then exploring the famous old barkhor street, enjoying shopping traditional Tibetan things around the street.

Day 03 Driving towards Drepung monastery and Sera monastery (B)

Drepung monastery is situated at the foothill of a mountain and was founded by Jamyang Choeje in 1416. The monastery is divided into two different colleges that is Drepung loselling and Drepung Gomang College. The Ganden podrang is famous among them as it is the government centre during fifth Dalai Lama and later moved to the famous Potala palace during fifth Dalai Lama.

In the afternoon exploring the Sera monastery which was founded in 1419 by Tsongkapa's disciple Jamchen Choeje. The whole monastery is divided into two colleges and there are Sera 'jhe' and Sera 'may' respectively. Among them 'Tsokhang chenmo' where the monks from all the colleges assemble and pray together there. You can also see monks debating there in the courtyard at around 6-7:30 in the afternoon section. Note: if you don't feel tired, you can try for the khora(circumambling around) Drepung and Sera monastery. Your tour guide and driver will drop you back to your hotel.

Day 04 Driving towards the Yangpachen hot spring and the sacred lake Namtso.(240km)with good black asphalt surface(B)

Namtso is Tibetan word, means 'heavenly lake's situated in Damxung county with about 240km from Lhasa. The lake is 70km long, 30km in wide, 35m and is second largest lake in china. The melted snow and ice of the Nyenchen Thangla Mountains forms the water supply of Namtso. Through this journey you can see the most famous ice-capped Nyenchen Thangla mountain ranges and Yangpachen geothermal power station and hot spring pool. Also pasture land where the nomads gaze their animals and you feels like the whole pasture is dotted with yaks.
Overnight in Lhasa

Day 05 Leave Lhasa by train or by air (B)

A private vehicle will transfer you from Hotel to airport or train station. The pick up time will be arranged by the tour guide at Day 04 End the service.

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