7 days Lhasa-Namsto lake -Lhasa

Short itinerary;

7 Days Lhasa-Namsto lake -Lhasa

Day 01: Arrive at Lhasa

ELEV 3650M

Overnight night in Hotel (Lhasa)

Day 02: Lhasa-Jokhang temple -Barkhore square -Ramoche Temple

Overnight night in Hotel (Lhasa)

Day 03: Lhasa -Potala palace-Nobulingka summer palaces of successive Dalai Lamas

Overnight night in Hotel (Lhasa)

Day 04: Lhasa-Drepung monastery-Sera monastery

Overnight night in Hotel (Lhasa)

Day 05: Lhasa -Namsto lake(250km)

ELEV: 4718 m

Overnight night in Hotel (Damxung town)

Day 06: Damxung -Lhasa(200km)

ELEV:3650m

Overnight night in Hotel (Lhasa)

Day 07: Depart Lhasa

Price includes:

  • All the necessaries Tibet Travel Permit
  • All the necessaries entrance fees
  • Your accommodation with included breakfast
  • Tibetan English Speaking guide
  • Car and driver for the whole trip
  • Agency service fee
  • guide and driver accommodation and meal
  • permit shipping fee

Price Excludes:

  • Your lunch and dinner
  • your flight or train ticket both way
  • personal expenses
  • guide and driver tips

Feel free to ask if you have any further questions.

Detail itinerary;

7 Days Lhasa-Namsto lake -Lhasa

Day 01: Arrive at Lhasa

ELEV 3650M

Arrive at the train station (20km) or airport(60km) in Lhasa.  Our guide and driver will pick you up and transfer you to the hotel for acclimatization; you can have your free time hanging out in this holy city to get the first impression of Tibet.

Overnight night in Hotel (Lhasa)

Day 02: Lhasa-Jokhang temple -Barkhore square -Ramoche Temple

Potala Palace view from Jokhang temple rooftop

Potala Palace view from Jokhang temple rooftop

Morning visits the Jokhang temple is the most sacred temple in Tibet. In the Tibetan language, it refers to Buddha’s house. The most important statue is said to be made by Buddha Sakyamuni himself time. It was built in the 7th-century 32nd king Songtsen Gampo. The Jokhang temple is the convergence of Tibet’s spiritual and secular life. Here you can meet all kinds of tribes from the Tibetan plateau. The surrounding market is called Bakhore. One of the most important religious paths.

Afternoon visits to the Ramoche temple, It’s the sister temple to the Jokhang, which is completed about the same time. Tradition says that it was built originally to house the much revered Jowo Rinpoche statue, carried to Lhasa via Lhagang in a wooden cart, brought to Tibet when Princess Wencheng came to Lhasa.

Overnight night in Hotel (Lhasa)

Day 03: Lhasa -Potala palace-Nobulingka summer palaces of successive Dalai Lamas

Our clients in Norbulingka summer Palace

Our clients in Norbulingka summer Palace

Morning visits the Potala palace towers above the city of Lhasa as the national landmark that allures international visitors. The massive 13-storeyed building used to be the former abode for the Dalai lamas. It looks incredibly magnificent from a distance and can be viewed from various places around town. As the nation’s supreme relic, the palace dates back to the seventh century A.D.

Afternoon visits the Norbulingka summer palace, the former summer palace of Dalai Lamas built-in during the 18th century by seven Dalai lamas. Explore the beautiful gardens and experience one of the holiest sites in Tibetan Buddhism while soaking up the rich history.

Overnight night in Hotel (Lhasa)

Day 04: Lhasa-Drepung monastery-Sera monastery

Drepung monastery main assembly hall

Drepung monastery main assembly hall

Morning visits the Drepung monastery was founded in 1416 by a charismatic monk and disciple of Tsongkhapa called Jamyang Choji. Within just a year of the completion, the monastery had attracted a population of some 2000 monks. In 1530 the second Dalai lama established the Gaden Palace, the palace was home for the Dalai lamas until the fifth built the Potala Palace. Drepung monastery is one of the biggest Gelugpa sect Buddhist monasteries in the Lhasa area

Afternoon visits the Sera monastery. All the Gelugpa monasteries history is strongly connected to Master Lama Tsongkhapa (1357–1419), the founder of the Gelugpa order, the much venerated and highly learned guru in Buddhist scriptures. The Sera Monastery at the foot of Sera Uste Hill is located 2 kilometers north of Lhasa. It is one of the great three Gelukpa university monasteries of Tibet.

Overnight night in Hotel (Lhasa)

Day 05: Lhasa -Namsto lake(250km)

ELEV: 4718 m

Namsto lake with Mt Nenchenthangla veiw

Namsto lake with Mt Nenchenthangla veiw

Today, driven 220km to Namtso Lake, Namsto lake is known as Heavenly Lake and one of the three sacred lakes of Tibet; the largest lake throughout Tibet and the second saltwater lake in China only after Qinghai Lake. The tour then takes you to Lake Namtso, the second-largest saltwater lake in China. The surrounding snow-capped peaks are far in the distance. On the way, you can explore local villages and nomads’ life. Also, you see the Mt Nenchenthala ranges(7162m).  Drive back to Damxung town

Overnight night in Hotel (Damxung town)

Day 06: Damxung -Lhasa(200km)

ELEV:3650m

Drive back to Lhasa with same route  

Overnight night in Hotel (Lhasa)

Day 07: Depart Lhasa

Our guide and driver will transfer you to the Lhasa airport or the train station. Depart Lhasa and end the Tibet tour.

Price includes:

  • All the necessaries Tibet Travel Permit
  • All the necessaries entrance fees
  • Your accommodation with included breakfast
  • Tibetan English Speaking guide
  • Car and driver for the whole trip
  • Agency service fee
  • guide and driver accommodation and meal
  • permit shipping fee

Price Excludes:

  • Your lunch and dinner
  • your flight or train ticket both way
  • personal expenses
  • guide and driver tips

Feel free to ask if you have any further questions.