Lhasa & Yamdrotso Lake Tour

5 Days
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Private escorted tour with guide & vehicle at your service exclusively and the itinerary can be tailor-made to your exact liking.

Dazzling Yamdro-tso(elev 4441m) is normally first seen from the summit of the Kamba-la(4700m). The lake lies several hundreds meters below the road, and in clear weather is fabulous shade of deep turquoise. Far in the distance is the huge massif of Mt. Nojin Kangtsang(7191m).

Day 1 Arrival in Lhasa

Our staff will greet you at Lhasa Airport/Railway to transfer you to hotel. From Lhasa Airport to downtown Lhasa, usually takes abt 1.5hrs; from Lhasa Railway Station, abt 20mins. After transferred to hotel, the rest of the day you will be free to wander around the city on your own but try not to overtax yourself. The first day's well-rest is crucial to acclimatize high altitude. Remember to drink lots of water, eat light, and not to shower if you can help it. 

Day 2 Lhasa City

As the capital city, Lhasa is the political, economic, cultural, communication and tourism center of Tibet with a history over 1300 years.

Potala Palace
Pious worshipers kowtowing in front of Jokhang Temple. It's a religionary tradition of Tibetan people.
Day 3 Lhasa Suburb

Today you will visit attractions in Lhasa suburb. You will stay long hour on sightseeing under the fierce sun of Tibet, do arm yourself with sunglasses/ hat/ sunscreen, etc.

Drepung Monastery
Sera Monastery
Day 4 Lhasa - Yamdrotso - Lhasa

A present drive from Lhasa to Yamdrotso Lake along the well-paved Friendship Highway via Kamba-la Pass (4790m). At far distance of Yamdrotso, the huge massif of Mt Nojin Kangtsang (7191m) stands proud and tall, which is the highest mountain near Lhasa.

Yamdroktso Lake
Yamdroktso Lake
Other service: Local Tibetan Family Visit
Day 5 Departure from Lhasa by Flight/Train

Your tour ends today. Our guide and driver will collect you from your hotel to transfer to Lhasa Airport/Railway for your next destination.

Our private customized Tibet tours are ideal for families, small groups and individual travellers who desire a more thorough and intimate introduction to Tibet. Price varies with size, season, hotel rate. etc. Please fill out this form so our travel designers can start helping you plan a trip.

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We plan to visit Lhasa during our stay in Beijing early July. Please let us know what will be the cost (we have two persons) if we just take this 5 days tour. We could stay for 6 days but no more then a week. Give us an idea how much the cost if we have a private guide (do need to speak English) and vehicle instead of group tour. Thanks!




Dear WENDY BAO, very nice to hear from you are interested in taking our 5 Days-Lhasa & Yamdrotso Lake Tour in July and okay as well with 6 days tour, if so I’d like to recommend you our 6 Days-Lhasa Gyantse Shigatse Tour, both are private tours, i will email you it's costs soon. 

All our tour guides can not only speak good English and Tibetan, but also very fluent in Chinese, so please no worry about this. 



Hi, I am interested in the 5 day tour of Lhasa and Yamdrotso lake. I am travelling with a friend and we will be flying into Lhasa on 27th April and leaving by train on 1st May. How much would this tour cost? We are happy to join with others but this was the only one of your tours that seemed to fit into our time frame. Many Thanks, Emily




Dear Emily Glover, you could take our 5 Days-LHASA & YAMDROTSO LAKE TOUR as you required, but this tour can be private tour only. 

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