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2-Day Small-Group Lake Namtso Experience from Lhasa

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    Day 1: Lhasa - Namtso Lake - Damxung / Yampachen

    Stop At: Namtso Lake National Park, Namtso Lake, Damxung County China
    In the morning, drive from Lhasa to Lake Namtso, one of the four holy lakes of Tibet and also the highest saline lake in the world. On the way, you can see snow-capped Nyenchen Thanglha Mountain Ranges and lots of nomads and their tent with grazing yak and sheep densely-populated on the flourishing grassland ( in summer). Besides, you can enjoy the view of Sky-Road Railway with snow mountain background; while standing at the famous Lagenla Pass(5190m), you can view the stunning vista of holy Namtso Lake. Then we can enjoy our time to do leisurely trek around Tashi Dor Island and along the lakeshore. Drive back to Dumxung or Yampachen.
    Duration: 2 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Dumxung or Yampachen local hotel

    Day 2: Yampachen to Lhasa

    Stop At: Yangpachen Hot springs, Yangpachen Town, Lhasa China
    Drive to Yampanchen and enjoy the natural hot spring bath in here. (Please prepare your own swimming suit.) The famous Yangpachen lies on the southern slope of the Nyenchen Tangula Mountains and is famous for its geothermal scenery. Every year, Yangpachen Hot Spring emits heat equal to that of 4.7 million tons of standard coal. Lying in a plateau basin, Yangpachen’s geothermal field covers 40 square km. To take advantage of geothermal field, resorts were built in here, giving tourists a chance to enjoy the outdoor natural hot spring spa. After having thoroughly relaxed in the spa, we head back to Lhasa. On the way, we will visit Chimelong Nunnery.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pickup Point: Clients' Hotel in Lhasa downtown
    Dates: Daily from April 1 to November 15
    Seeoff point: Clients' Hotel in Lhasa downtown
    Departure Time
    8:30 AM
    Duration
    2 days
    Return Details
    Clients' Hotel in Lhasa downtown
    Inclusions
    • Accommodation included: 1 night
    • Small-group (around 12)
    • 1 night accommodation at a Namtso guestroom
    • English-speaking Tibetan guide
    • Transportation by comfortable van or minibus with experienced local driver (gasoline is included)
    • Oxygen cylinder in the car (4L or 7L)
    • Liability travel insurance
    • Drinking water provided during the trip
    • Entrance fee of tourist sites
    • Entry/Admission - Namtso Lake National Park
    • Entry/Admission - Yangpachen Hot springs
    Exclusions
    • Small Group (2-12 persons)
    • Meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
    • Tibet Travel Permit (USD$50/person)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Book at least 20 days in advance so tour operator may attain your Tibet Permit. Tibet Permit will be delivered to customers' delivery address / hotel address in one city of China. Please note your tour operator will contact you after the booking is confirmed.
    • Travelers are required to provide photocopy of passports and China L visas at least 20 days prior to travel date.
    • Notice: Customers' airport pick-up and drop-off in Lhasa need be arranged by tour supplier. If customers fly to Lhasa from Kathmandu, please do not apply for China L Visa in advance, because customers need apply for their Tibet Group Visa from China Embassy in Kathmandu via travel agency. Before that, they need ask for invitation letter from tour supplier. If customers fly or take a train to Lhasa from one city of China, they need apply for their China L Visa from China Embassy in their country.
    • A valid passport and China L Visa used to apply for Tibet Permit are required on the travelling period
    • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
    • Travelers who got a Tibet Travel Permit from another travel agency cannot book this day tour
    • Travelers are required to book multiple day tours from the same suppliers if their plan includes multiple destinations in Tibet
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Please arrange Lhasa arrival one day before your travel date and Lhasa departure one day after your travel date, because foreign travelers can not visit Tibet alone.
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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