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Nam Tso Lake Trekking

Trip Level
Trip Duration
11 Days


Namtso or Lake Nam trekking is a mountain lake on the border between Damxung County of Lhasa prefecture-level city and Baingoin County of Nagqu Prefecture.

Detailed Itinerary

  • Day 01: Fly to Lhasa. Our guide will meet you at the airport and transfer you to Lhasa. Overnight hotel

  • Day 02-03: Sightseeing tour in Lhasa. We visit, Potala Palace, Sera Monastery & Norbulingkha Palace. As well as Jokhang Temple, Drepung Monastery & Barkhor Market

  • Day 04: Morning drive to Damxung and start trekking. Overnight camp

  • Day 05: Trekking around Nam Tso. camp.

  • Day 06: Trek back to Nagenla Pass and drive to Lhasa

  • Day 07: Lhasa / Gyantse

  • Day 08: Gyantse / Shigatse

  • Day 09: Shigatse / Lhatse via Sakya Monastery

  • Day 10: Lhatse / Nyalam

  • Day 11: Nyalam / Zhang-Mu then drive back to Kathmandu

Cost Details

  • Nights at hotel and guest houses including breakfast
  • Travel-licensed vehicle according to group size & season as itinerary needed including gas and parking fee
  • Free Lhasa Railway Station transfer at all time on the first day
  • Free pick-up from airport to hotel at 10:00 am, 14:00 pm and 17:00 pm on the first day
  • Guide: experienced local English-speaking tour guide
  • Attractions: all entrance fee mentioned in itinerary
  • Permit: Tibet Tourism Bureau Permit (TTB); Alien's Travel Permit(PSB) to be applied in Shigatse with your original passport which takes abt 30mins
  • Travel Agency Liability insurance
  • Government Tax
  • Express delivery fee of Permit (eg. SF. Express)
  • Food & lodgings for guide & driver
  • Oxygen tank for emergency use
  • Two bottles of mineral water per person per day
  • International flight to and out of China
  • Domestic flight/train to and out of Lhasa; (We’d like to book the domestic flight/train ticket at the BEST price. )
  • Lunch & Dinner are not included but we will recommend some good ones for you according to your requirements. Usually, it takes 3-10 USD per person for each meal
  • While Gratuities for guide and driver is NOT mandatory, it is expected. Based on their service, you can tip them on the last day of the tour. Each of you is suggested to tip them 5-10 USD/day in total
  • All the commission and tax charged by PayPal, Bank, and government when making payment. (e.g. PayPal --- 4.2%. Wire transfer --- 7%)
  • Personal expenses
  • Anything not mentioned in the Inclusions

Equipments Checklist

  • Sunglasses
  • Scarf
  • Hat
  • water Bottle



Departure Dates

No fixed departures.