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Lhasa Tour with Yamdrok -Tso Lake is a perfectly designed tour with the rich blend of exotic wilderness of Tibet. Also known as Heavenly Lake, The Yamdrok Lake Tour gives you a pleasant opportunity to witness the vistas of untouched landscape and Himalayan Panorama. Some of the major highlights of this tour are Potala Palace, Sera Monastery, Drepung Monastery, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor market and Norbulingka Palace, Summer Palace of Dalai Lama.
Yamdrok-Tso Lake (4441m/14570ft) is over 72 kilometers long situated in Nagarze County, Shannan District, which is about 70 km away from Lhasa, surrounded by many snow-capped mountains and fed by numerous small streams.
For your Lhasa Tour with Yamdrok -Tso Lake, you will be welcomed to Lhasa (3660m/12007ft). Upon your arrival, meeting and assistance by Great Nepal Representative and transfer to your Hotel. Enjoy cultural welcome. Rest of the day free for acclimatization process. Overnight at Hotel in Lhasa.
After breakfast, you will have a full day Lhasa city tour. You’ll visit the UNESCO-listed Potala Palace, a focal point for Tibetan Buddhism and home to the Dalai Lama for many centuries, You’ll also explore the 1300-year-old Jokhang Temple with its sacred golden Buddha, the spiritual epicenter of Tibetan Buddhism. Explore Barkhor Street to witness daily lifestyle of Tibetan Monks. Overnight at Hotel in Lhasa.
In the morning, you are going to visit Drepung monastery which is one of the “Great Three” Gelug Monasteries of Tibet, founded in 1416 by Jamyang Choge, one of the Tsongkhapa’s main disciples. Ganden palace used to be Dalai Lama’s palace in the Drepung before he moved to the Potala Palace. Afternoon, visit Sera Monastery, another one of the “Great Three” Gelug Monasteries of Tibet, founded in 1419 by Jamchen Chojey, one of the Tsongkhapa’s main disciples. The hot attraction is the Monks debate at around 3 – 5 in the afternoon. Overnight at Hotel in Lhasa.
After breakfast drive to Yamdrok-Tso Lake(4441m/14570ft) via Gampala Pass (4790m/15715ft). The Lake is surrounded by many snow-capped mountains and in the distance you have spectacular views of Holy Mount Nyenchen Khangsar. The Lake Yamdrok is one of the three Holy Lakes in Tibet with Lake Namtso, Lake Mansarovar. Later drive back to Lhasa. Overnight at Hotel in Lhasa.
Transfer to Gonggar Airport for your connecting flight to Kathmandu or onward. This would be the end of your Lhasa Tour with Yamdrok -Tso Lake.