Lhasa & Yamdrotso Lake Tour

Duration:
5 Days
Tour Code:
L04
Season:
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Autumn
  • Winter
Tour Type:
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
The golden roof of Jokhang Template. From here,  you will also have a good view of Potala Palace.
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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Asked Questions from our Clients

Juli***

2017-08-20

I am traveling to Beijing from NY and planning to go to Lhasa on September 12tb through the 16th because I need to get my flight back to NY on the 17th from Beijing. I heard that the offices will be closed due to the holiday from the 21th - 27th. If I am flying from Beijing to Lhasa, will be enough time to process my travel permit before the 12th? Thanks!

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amy

2017-08-20

Dear Juliana, 

Yes, you are right, here we have a 7 days holiday for Shoton Festival from 21st to 27th Aug and all go back to work on 28th Aug, if you could get your China visa ready on 24th Aug, we would have enough time to process your Tibet permits here according to your schedule, so please no worry about this. In this case, I strongly suggest you join our 5 Days Lhasa & Yamdrotso Lake Tour.

Bart***

2017-06-30

Dear Sir/Madam, I am very interested in the Lhasa and Yamdrotso Lake Tour. At August 12 I can leave Beijing. Could you please answer my following questions: -could you book a train ticket for me from Beijing to Lhasa? I prefer to leave Beijing August 12 in the afternoon or evening. -can I start the tour in Lhasa at August 14? -What will be the price of the train ticket (preferably soft sleeper, but hard sleeper is also fine) and the tour? Thanking you in advance for your reaction! Kind regards, Bart de Graaf.

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amy

2017-07-01

Dear Bart De Graaf,  yes and we could help you book your train for Beijing - Lhasa for 12th Aug and arrive in Lhasa on 14th Aug, please check following:  

Soft sleeper: USD260/person.  Hard sleeper: USD182/person. 

Train/Z21  departure time: 20:00   arriving time: 12:10, it takes around 40 hours.  

I will send you the detailed itinerary and cost of our 5 Days-Lhasa and Yamdrotso Lake Tour by email soon. 

WEND***

2017-05-26

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!

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amy

2017-05-26

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. 

Emil***

2017-01-23

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

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amy

2017-03-10

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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