2 Days Namtso Lake Excursion




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DAY 01 NAMTSO LAKE(4700m) DAY TRIP, 8.5hrs,500km, (B)

Attractions; Namtso lake, Mt. Nyechen Thangla, Lagen la pass(5190m), view of Thangula range and Nomad family.

Today we drive to north-west of Lhasa via Qinghai-Tibet highway, tracing the Tibet railway to Damshong and then cross the Lagen la pass by driving further west to Namtso lake, north-western part of Tibet is vast pastures for the plateau nomads since from long time and we call it Changthang (Northern plain), from ridge of the Lagen la(5190m) it offers the first view of the amazing Namtso lake vista, the paved road cut through the nomads grasslands and black tents of nomad families can be seen along the road side during summer season, Tashi peninsula is the final destination of the day, in the afternoon you explore around the Tashi Do peninsula and surroundings.

Namtso lake is one of the Tibet’s three most holy lake and Tibetans makes pilgrimage circumambulation around the lake on some ritual time which takes about a month or less to complete the whole circle, it is world highest salt water lake and second largest salt water lake in China with 70km in length and 30km in breadth (1st largest salt water lake in China is Kokorno lake in Qinghai province).


Attractions; Nomads family visits.

Today we will drive back to Lhasa, en route we will stop at a local family tents to experience their typical tents and lifestyle. Afternoon you have time to rest in Lhasa, you also have enough time to wandering around the Bakhor street to pick up some gift for family and friends at home. Overnight in Lhasa.


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