5 Days Namtso Lake Group Tour

5 Days Namtso Lake Group Tour

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We are a team of adventurers that will help you discover the best places in the world. We'll guide you throughout the adventures so you can live unique and life changing experiences.

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Itinerary

Day 1: Lhasa Arrival

Stop At: Lhasa, Lhasa, Tibet
Highlights: Welcome to Lhasa! Today upon your Lhasa arrival, you will be greeted by your Tibetan guide and escorted to hotel. Rest of the day you will have a good rest to acclimatize the high altitude.
Tips:
1) The Lhasa guide will hold pickup board wirtten as Snow Plateau, please kindly look for this pickup board outside of the airport
2) As the altitude of Lhasa is up to 3,500meters, new commers usually have different level of high altitude sickness symptom, it is recommended to avoid strenuous activities or alcohol drinking for the first few days, drink more water, have enough rest, these measures will help you to overcome or prevent the sickness.

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Four Points By Shareton 4-star

Day 2: Lhasa City

Stop At: Lhasa, Lhasa, Tibet
Elevation: 3500m
Highlights: Today you will visit the famous Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street. Evening is a welcome dinner for the entire group.
Potala Palace: Which is known as the cardinal landmark of Tibet and the residence of the Dalai Lama lineages. Stands 13 stories high and owes over 1,000 rooms, 10,000 shrines and 200,000 statues, the Potala Palace formed a small world in it.
Jokhang Temple: Listed on UNESCO's World Heritage list in 2000 as part of the Potala Palace,Jokhang Temple is the ultimate pilgrimage destination for Tibetan Pilgrims. The temple is a four-storey timber complex with a golden top, with the combination of Tang Dynasty, Tibetan and Nepal architectural styles. Every day, pilgrims come from every corner of Tibet worship here, make it a perfect site for photograpers.
Barkhor Street: As the oldest street in Lhasa, Barkhor Street is considered as the center of the old city, and a perfect place to lear Tibetan culture, economy, religion, and arts. The street is full of handicarfts, such as ornaments, knives, tangka, religious musical instruments, gold and silver ware, masks and a lot more. If you intend to buy some souvenirs for friends or famiy, Barkhor Street will be an ideal place.
Tips:
1) Today you will visit Potala Palace, please take your passport with you as it needs passport for entry
2) Some visitors might feel a bit hard to breath when climbing the Potala Palace, so please just take the climbing slowly.
3) Some places are not allowed to take photos, please kindly inquire your guide for details.
4) When shopping around Barkor Street, you can compare and bargain for the unique souvenirs
5) During the summer time, the musical fountain show at the Potala Plalace Square is 19:30—22:00PM.
6) Please bring hat, sun cream, and sun glasses for today’s tour as you will be at outside for a long day
Duration: 5 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Four Points By Shareton 4-star

Day 3: Lhasa Suburb

Stop At: Lhasa, Lhasa, Tibet
Highlight: Today we will visit Xueduibai Handicraft Art School and Sera Monastery with debate.
Xueduibai Handicraft Art School: It is treasure house of Tibetan handicraft culture, offers you a close look of Tibetan costumes, such as making Tibetan insence and Thangka, also you will learn about theTibetan calligraphy and block printing. This place will be a highlight of your trip to learn Tibetan culture.
Sera Monastery: Which is located in the northern suburb of Lhasa City. The monastery was named Sera which means wild rose in the Tibetan language, because the hill behind it was covered with wild roses in bloom when the monastery was built. From of Mon ~ Fri, every afternoon, you ll be able to see monks debating at Sera Monastery.
Duration: 5 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Four Points By Shareton 4-star

Day 4: Lhasa / Namtso Lake / Lhasa

Stop At: Lhasa, Lhasa, Tibet
Distance: 240km round-way Drive: 6hrs Elevation: 4500m
Highlights: This morning you will be drive to visit the beautiful Yamdrok Lake for great highland lake view and the distant view of Mt. Nojin Kangtsang(7191m). Then drive back to Lhasa
Yarlong Tsangpo River: Yarlung Tsangpo River is the part of Brahmaputra River that flows through Tibet, the river originates from a glacier on the northern side of the middle Himalayas, over 5,300 meters (208,661 feet) above sea level. It runs across the south of Qinghai-Tibet Plateau from west to east, through India and Bengal, and finally flows into the Bay of Bengal. Altogether more than 2,900 kilometers (1,802 miles) long with a catchment area of 935,000 square kilometers, it is the fifth longest river in China(sencond to Yangtze River in China) and described as "the highest river in the world" . When leaving the Tibetan Plateau, the Yarlung River flows in Yarlung Tsangpo Grand Canyon---the world's largest and deepest canyon.
Yamdrok Lake: Which is one of the 3 most sacred lakes in Tibet. It is a lake of 72km long, fed by numerous small streams and sourrounded by snow covered mountains. The two long arms of water, makeing it look like a scorpion from the sky. According to legend, Yamdok Lake is the transformation of a goddess.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Lhasa, Lhasa, Tibet
Distance: 500km Drive: 9hrs 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. Then drive back to Lhasa
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.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Four Points By Shareton 4-star

Day 5: Lhasa Departure

Stop At: Lhasa, Lhasa, Tibet
Highlights: Today is free for you until to be transferred to the airport or train station in time for your next destination.

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

$821.00 Per Person