Lhasa and Yamdrok Lake Tour

Lhasa and Yamdrok Lake Tour – 5 Days

  • Trip Start

    Lhasa or Kathmandu

  • Trip End

    Lhasa or Kathmandu

  • Group Size

    Min 02 Pax

  • Transportation

    Flight/Private Vehicle

  • Max Altitute


  • Accomadation

    Standard Hotel

  • Best Season

    April - June & August - November

  • Easy level

    Trip Grade

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This Lhasa and Yamdrok Lake Tour – 5 Days is an unforgettable journey through the Tibetan Himalayas that covers the most tourist sites Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Bakor street, Drepung monastery and Sera monastery in Lhasa city and four sacred lakes in Tibet, Yamdrok lake. Being easy and short tour, you will have enough time to immerse yourself into to the culture and enjoy the sites. This tour can be a good choice for all those who wants to explore roof of the world along with excursion to holy Yamdrok Lake. Yamdrok means torquise in Tibetan language. With these fact Yamdrok-Tso Lake (4441m/14570ft), looks exactly as beautiful as torquise blue during the good weather days.

Lhasa Yamdrok Lake Tour commence as you fly from kathmandu to Lhasa over the Himalayas. Upon your arrival at airport in Lhasa, you will be meeting up and greeted by our representatives who will assist you in transfer to your hotel. For the new-comers, to get acclimatized to the high altitude we recommend you to have a good sleep in your hotel. On the next two days sightseeing of Lhasa City which includes, Potala Palace, Jokhang and Barkhor street in the first phase. For the next day, Visit Drepung monastery where you visit biggest monastery kitchen inside the monastery and enjoy Buddhist Sculpture Carving workshop near Drepung. Moving towards, Sera Monastery you will experience the Monks debate at around 3 – 5 in the afternoon. In addition, you can tour the Tibetan religious scripture printing house; inside the monastery, you can see three sand Mandalas and colorful Rock Painting of Buddha. An overland trip to Lake Yamdrok is usually part of a longer tour. By road, Lake Yamdrok is around 114 kilometers from the center of Lhasa and takes around 2 hours 30 minutes to drive, surrounded by many snow-capped mountains and fed by numerous small streams. Then we will drive downhill to the lake and enjoy the free walk at the lake shore before heading back to Lhasa.

Being a local tour operator, you can use our one-stop service to book your flight tickets to and from Kathmandu to Lhasa. We use standard 3-star hotel and You may also choose your favorite hotels through our wide range of hotel choice. Our devoted and knowledgeable Tibetan guides will ensure your travel safety and bring you a mesmerizing journey in Tibet. These trip is suitable throughout the year, April to October is regard as best season. But, from November to March of the next year, water of Yamdrok Lake will freeze due to the weather condition.

Highlights of Lhasa and Yamdrok Lake Tour:

  • Count the steps up to the Potala Palace
  • Exhilarating experience of flying over Himalayan Range (if you are flying from Kathmandu)
  • Enjoy the authentic local Tibetan Food
  • Follow in the track of pilgrims at the Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Street
  • Watch monks debate at Sera Monastery
  • Stroll around the local market of Lhasa and See the lifestyle of locals
  • Discover the awe-inspiring scenery of one of the sacred lakes – Yamdrok Lake

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Detailed Itinenary

Day 01:

Arrival at Lhasa (3595m), Transfer to Hotel. Rest and acclimatize.

Accommodation: Standard Hotel

Day 02:

Lhasa city sightseeing, visit Potola Palace, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Market

Accommodation: Standard Hotel

Include Meals: Breakfast

Day 03:

Lhasa Tour - Drepung and Sera Monastery

Accommodation: Standard Hotel

Include Meals: Breakfast

Day 04:

Lhasa - Yamdrok Lake - Lhasa

Accommodation: Standard Hotel

Include Meals: Breakfast

Day 05:

Departure from Lhasa

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What’s Included

Price Includes

  • Airport pick up and drop as per the itinerary
  • Tibet travel permit and all other necessary permits to Tibet
  • All entrance ticket fees for all tourist sites listed in the itinerary
  • Standard Hotel Accommodations on twin sharing basis with Breakfast Inclusive
  • Knowledgeable English-speaking Tibetan local tour guide
  • Tibet Visa Fee
  • Service Charge & Government Taxes
  • All ground transportation by private vehicle jeep/ van/ or coaster bus as per the group size
  • Arrangements include planning, handling, operational and communication charges

What's Not Included

  • Meals not specified in the itinerary (All lunches & dinners)
  • International airfare and airport taxes; Kathmandu – Lhasa – Kathmandu Flight tickets (Aspiration can provide you domestic flight/train ticket booking service at the BEST discount price, please contact us for the details)
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, drink, fax, telephone call, optional tour activities, etc.
  • Any losses incurred which is beyond our control
  • Insurance of any kind
  • Tips to the guide & driver (Tips is not mandatory but expected)

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At Aspiration Adventure, We believe that the accommodation is one of the major factor that enhances your overall travel experience So, We provide you 3-Star Standard hotel accommodation during these 3 Nights 4 Days Lhasa sightseeing. Services and facilities are: Air-condition equipped in each room, which can relatively warm the room; 24 hours hot water supply; Breakfast buffet; Private twin & single room with attached bathroom; Free Internet Access. However the exact services available will vary from hotel to hotel. We ensure to provide you best standard accommodation. Our accommodation is planned by us to make it suitable for everyone in general. As the capital of Tibet, Lhasa has a wide variety of accommodations for you to choose from, ranging from the high-end hotels to the simplest guesthouses. Hotels ranges from economy class to luxury class, from traditional Tibetan hotel to luxury Western style hotel. If you want to customize it as your needs, budget and wishes, we can do it. Please inquiry us. We are flexible and happy to make that trip happen.