Lhasa Namtso Lake trekking one of the highest salt in world elevation of 4,718 m, and has a surface area of 1,920 square kilometers. This salt lake is the largest lake in the Tibet Autonomous Region. However, it is not the largest lake in the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau. Namtso Lake Trekking is not technical and easy.
Day 01: Fly from Kathmandu to Lhasa.
Day 02-03: Sightseeing tour of Lhasa
Day 04: Drive to Reting monastery.
Day 05-08: Trek from Reting to Joktso La.
Day 09: Drive from Joktso La to Damshung.
Day 10-12: Trek from Damshung to Namtso
Day 13: Camp at Namtso.
Day 14: Drive back from Namtso to Lhasa.
Day 15: Fly to Kathmandu.
The Gyanma Valley is a broad agricultural tributary of the Kyi Chu River, located to the east of Lhasa. Barley fields sprawl across this valley floor which is splendid with small villages, settlements and temples, including the shrine commemorating the birthplace of Emperor Song Tsen Gampo. It costs 4 days walk from Gyama to Samye and is one of the finest treks in central Tibet. After visiting Samye monastery, we will trek across Yarlung Tsangpo River and drive to Tsetang. The next day morning we will go to Lhasa from where we will continue our journey to Tashido near Namtso Lake and camp there for one night. From Namtso Lake, it is a 3 days trek to Damshung via Kong-La, which is an unforgettable route.
Day to Day Outline Itinerary
Day 01: Kathmandu to Lhasa by flight.
Day 02-03: Sightseeing of Lhasa.
Day 04: Drive to Gyama. Camp.
Day 05-08: Trek from Gyama to Samye. Camp.
Day 09: After visiting Samye monastery, across Yarlunng Tsangpo river and drive to Tsetang.
Day 10: Drive back to Lhasa.
Day 11: Drive to Tashido near Namtso Lake. Camp.
Day 12 - 14: Trek from Tashido over the Kong La pass to Damshung and camp there.
Day 15: Drive back to Lhasa.
Day 16: Fly to Kathmandu/Xian/Chengdu.