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Namtso lake trek

Namtso lake trekking info
Namtso lake trekking is popular walking trail of TibetNamtso lake, is one of the famous lakes of Tibet situated at an altitude of 4718 m. Namtso lake is about 190 Km. north of Lhasa it is one of largest and famous holy lakes from the pilgrimage point of view. Namtso is the second largest saltwater lake in Tibet (China) it is approximately 70km long and 30km wide. Best season for Nam tso lake trekking are late May to October, however you must be prepared at all times for wet weather, snow and cold winds. It is a very remote region so we should carry camping, kitchen equipment and provision for the entire trekking part. One of the most beautiful high alpine sacred lakes of the world hidden behind the Himalayan fortress is called the Namtso lake. Proper acclimatization and previous alpine walking experience is required to do Namtso hiking successfully.
Namtso lake trek offers fantastic views of Mt. Nying Cheng Thangla (7210m) In addition to enjoying the stunning beauty of the lake and the surrounding grasslands. Trekking start from Damshung valley via Lagaen-la, 5,180m above sea level, and then to the mystical environs of Tash-Do heritage and the vast Namtso. The final leg of the loop enters a remote region of the Nyanchen Thang-la range. Travelers have to cross the Kong-la pass 5,240m above sea level and wind through the deep glacial valley on the return to Damshung area. Then we drive to Reting Monastery, to Drigong Monastery and return to Lhasa.
Nam tso lake is the sanctuary of many species of migrating birds and local birds, it is easily accessible from Lhasa a popular excursion destination among Tibet travelers. Explore cultural and heritage sites of Lhasa then trek to Namtso lake After trek drive back to Kathmandu. Suggested Namtso lake trekking itinerary given below if it is not suitable for you, we design another as per your desire and duration of holidays fell free to contact us.

Day 01 : Welcome to Nepal, after arrival in Nepal airport our representative welcome and assists to transfer hotel evening welcome dinner.
Day 02 : Kathmandu Valley city tours and preparation for Namtso lake trek.
Day 03 : Flight from Kathmandu to Lhasa, explore around Lhasa.
Day 04 : Sightseeing in Lhasa-Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor.
Day 05 : Sightseeing in Lhasa-Drepung and Sera Monastery.
Day 06 : Drive from Lhasa to Damshung.
Day 07 : Trek from Damshung to Namtso Lake.
Day 08 : Rest and exploration day at Tashi Do
Day 09 : Drive back to Lhasa via Yangbachen.
Day 10 : Drive from Lhasa to Gyangtse (3990 m)
Day 11 : Drive from Gyangtse-Shalu-Shigatse (3860 m)
Day 12 : Drive from Shigatse to Lhatse via Sakya Monastery.
Day 13 : Drive from Lhatse to Tingri.
Day 14 : Drive from Tingri to Zhangmu.
Day 15 : Cross China border then drive to Kathmandu, evening farewell dinner.
Day 16 : After this amazing Namtso lake trek if you are interested for other activities like Safari, Rafting, Biking, Tours, Peak climbing or more trekking in other region we organize trip according to your desire. If you decide to leave Nepal we will transfer to airport for your onward destination.
Private departures date for Namtso lake trek can be schedule as per the guest’s requirements. If you need recent updated fixed departure dates fell free to contact us.

Service include

Tibet Airports pick up and drop by private vehicle.
Tibet Hotel in Kathmandu for 4 Nights twin sharing with breakfast.
Tibet Full day guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu.
Tibet Domestic flights and airport taxes.
Tibet All meals and accommodation during the trekking period.
Tibet An experienced English speaking guide trained by government of Nepal.
Tibet Highly experienced trekking staffs.
Tibet All governmental procedure permits fees and local taxes.
Tibet Down jacket, sleeping bag, duffel bag, medical kit etc.
Tibet Travel and rescue arrangements.
Tibet Welcome and farewell dinner at typical Nepalese restaurant.

Service exclude

Tibet Travel Insurance of Guest.
Tibet Personal expenses bar bill and beverages.
Tibet Lunch and dinner while in Kathmandu.
Tibet Emergency evacuation cost in case of emergency.
Tibet Any additional meals in Kathmandu except mentioned in the itinerary.
Tibet Pony hiring cost.
Tibet Others which is not mentioned on service include.
Tibet Trips for Driver and staff.

Trip note

Base camp trekking agency Nepal always thinking about guest’s safety, it is our paramount concern. when you are planning Namtso lake trekking trip to Tibet, you should be aware that it is rigorous and challenging trip where we have to spend all the time at high altitudes. Sometime health condition of member, natural disaster, and weather condition of mountain region changed unexpectedly we cannot guarantee it. Please note that group leader has the authority to cancel any part of Tibet, Namtso lake trek itinerary if it is necessary due to safety concerns, be prepared to be flexible if required. Otherwise group leader follow the above itinerary. Namtso lake trekking can be operated in  camping basic on request. Before departing to Tibet Consult your personal Doctor and check your health condition, involve in regular physical exercise, reduce drinking alcoholic beverage and smoking habits also.

Additional information

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Holiday trip fact

Price: On request
Grade: Moderate
Season: April to November
Duration: 16 Days
Operation: Lodge / Camping
Activities: Trekking, sightseeing
Group Size: Min 4
Highest access: Gyatso la 5220 M
Start From: Kathmandu
Ending at: Kathmandu

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Route map of the trip