Nam-Tso Trek

NAM TSO TREK

The main attractions of Nam-Tso  trekking are Nomad life, Monasteries, the holy salt lake, Nam-Tso excursion, walking and camping on Tibet , Lhasa tour, some high passes like Largen-la 4,970m etc.

The Nam-Tso Lake trek starts from Lhasa to the famous salt lake in Tibet "Nam-Tso". It is situated 190 km north of Lhasa . Nam-Tso Lake is the sanctuary of many species of migrating birds and other local birds. Thus lake is second largest salt lake in Tibet . Nam-Tso lake trek across the Nyenclien Thangla Mountains to pebbled shores of holy Nam-Tso Lake takes 6 to 7 days.

OPTIONAL ARRANGEMENT

The program can be arranged according to your interest:

  • Entry/Exit from Nepal by driving.
  • Entry/Exit form Lhasa
  • Extension with other trekking and tour.
  • Extension with east/west Tibet tour.

ITINERARY

Day 01 Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel. 

Day 02 After breakfast, full day Kathmandu sightseeing.

Day 03 Visa preparation day

Day 04 Fly from Kathmandu to Tibet , Gonggar Airport and drive to Lhasa crossing Yarlung River . O/N hotel

Day 05 Lhasa , sightseeing. Visit Potala Palace , Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Market.

Day 06 Lhasa , sightseeing. Visit Drepung, Sera Monastery and Norbulingkha, summer palace of the Dalai Lama.

Day 07 Drive to Nizhong; arrange yak for trekking. Overnight in tented camp. 

Day 08-13 Trek to Nam-tso (lake ). Overnight in tented camp.

Day 14  Explore around Namtso Lake . At 4718 metres, Nam-tso (lake) is approximately 190km north of Lhasa . ts salty waters have a stunning shade of turquoise. Overnight in tented camp .

Day 15 Drive back to Lhasa and transfer to hotel.

Day 16 Drive to Gonggar Airport and fly back to Kathmandu .

Day 17 Kathmandu , free day. 

COST OF TRIP

The cost of the trip depends upon the mode of transportation, accommodation and the number of person. For more information, please contact us.

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Trip Facts

  • Trip Days: 17 Days
  • Best Time: Apr - Nov
  • Difficulty: Easy