5-Day Lhasa & Yamdrok Lake Tour

Embark on a Journey to Discover Tibet’s Natural Beauty & Cultural Heritage

Duration
5 days
Tour Type
Group Tour
Price From
US$659

Sparkling azure waters that stretch from horizon to horizon await at the end of this 5 day Lhasa to Yamdrok Lake tour. Spend a little under a week exploring the highlights of the Tibetan world and some of its most sacred sites. From the glistening white walls of Potala Palace with its commanding view to the lively streets of Barkhor this tour will open the door to this enigmatic land. Lhasa City is the heart of Tibet, and it can be felt when there amongst the locals and pilgrims from the landscape. This tour will allow enough time to immerse yourself into to the culture and enjoy the sites. It’s also a perfect addition to any trip in Asia.

Small Group

4-13 Participants

Meal Inclusions

Breakfasts: 4, Lunches: 1, Dinners: 1

Attraction Transfers

Tourist vehicle transfers between attractions

Accommodation

4 nights in premium 3/4 star hotels

Permits Handled

Tibet Travel Permit for foreign travelers

Activity Level: 3/5

Some extended walking on varied terrains.

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Tour Highlights

Discover the heart of Tibetan culture and spirituality with visits to iconic landmarks.

Day 1: Arrival in Lhasa

Activities: Transfer from the airport/train station to the Gang-Gyan Hotel Lhasa. Rest and acclimatize to the high altitude.

Accommodation: Gang-Gyan Hotel Lhasa or similar.

Activities: Morning visit to Drepung Monastery, followed by an afternoon at Sera Monastery to witness the monks’ debate activities. Enjoy a welcome dinner.

Meals: Breakfast and welcome dinner.

Accommodation: Gang-Gyan Hotel Lhasa or similar.

Activities: Tour the iconic Potala Palace, participate in local Tibetan folk activities in the park, visit Jokhang Temple and Barkor Street, and experience Tibetan social culture at a sweet tea house.

Meals: Breakfast.

Accommodation: Gang-Gyan Hotel Lhasa or similar.

Activities: Journey west to Gyantse, passing by Yamdrok Yumco Lake, visiting rural families for a farm lunch, then return to Lhasa.

Meals: Breakfast and farm house lunch.

Accommodation: Gang-Gyan Hotel Lhasa or similar.

Activities: Transfer to the airport/train station. End of the tour.

Meals: Breakfast.

Frequently Asked Questions

Typically, it is recommended to apply at least 15-20 days before your planned travel date to ensure ample processing time.)

The best time to visit Tibet is from April to October when the weather is most favorable, with clearer skies and milder temperatures. However, for those looking to experience specific festivals or less crowded seasons, other times of the year can also offer unique advantages.
Yes, vegetarian options are available, especially in larger cities like Lhasa and Shigatse. Hotels typically offer simple Western meals, and vegetarian dishes can be found in local Chinese restaurants or noodle shops in remote areas or small towns during long journeys.
Breakfast at the hotel usually includes simple Western options. In larger cities, you’ll have a wider range of choices, whereas in more remote areas, the selection may be more limited but still satisfying.
4-star hotels generally offer a higher standard of accommodation, with more spacious rooms, additional amenities, and better service compared to 3-star hotels. Both options provide comfortable lodgings, but 4-star hotels may offer a more luxurious experience.
Our tours are designed for small groups, with a minimum of 4 and a maximum of 13 people. This ensures a more personalized and enjoyable travel experience.
Yes, we provide 1L oxygen bottles for each tourist. For destinations further from Lhasa, we also supply medical-grade oxygen canisters, which are more effective than small bottles. It’s also advisable to prepare some altitude sickness medication as a precaution.
Most of our guests choose to fly into Tibet, with many domestic cities offering flights to Lhasa. It’s the quickest way, usually taking 1-3 hours, compared to over 20 hours by train. Train tickets can only be booked 15 days in advance.
Large luggage can be stored in the vehicle or left at hotels during your stay. You’ll only need to carry personal items and anything you might need for the day’s activities.

Here’s a general overview of hotels in Tibet; actual stays may vary depending on the tour and pricing.

Dates and availability

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ExperienceTibet” specializes in small group tours to Tibet, focusing on some of the most sought-after itineraries, ranging from the “4-day Holy City Tour” and “6-day Lhasa to Shigatse” journey, to the extensive 15-day Mt. Kailash tour

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2024July76 Days Tibet Golden Route Tour
2024July78 Days Everest Base Camp Tour
2024July74 Days Holy City Tour
2024July115 Day Lhasa & Yamdrok Lake Tour
2024July118 Days Everest Base Camp Tour
2024July1415 Day Mt. Kailash Trekking Tour
2024July148 Days Everest Base Camp Tour
2024July146 Days Tibet Golden Route Tour
2024July1810 Day Lhasa, Everest, Namtso Tour
2024July188 Days Everest Base Camp Tour
2024July218 Days Everest Base Camp Tour
2024July215 Day Lhasa & Yamdrok Lake Tour
2024July214 Days Holy City Tour
2024July216 Days Tibet Golden Route Tour
2024July2215 Day Mt. Kailash Trekking Tour
2024July255 Day Lhasa & Yamdrok Lake Tour
2024July286 Days Tibet Golden Route Tour
2024July288 Days Everest Base Camp Tour
2024August18 Days Everest Base Camp Tour
2024August16 Days Tibet Golden Route Tour
2024August14 Days Holy City Tour
2024August48 Days Everest Base Camp Tour
2024August44 Days Holy City Tour
2024August410 Day Lhasa, Everest, Namtso Tour
2024August46 Days Tibet Golden Route Tour
2024August815 Day Mt. Kailash Trekking Tour
2024August85 Day Lhasa & Yamdrok Lake Tour
2024August88 Days Everest Base Camp Tour
2024August815 Day Mt. Kailash Trekking Tour
2024August118 Days Everest Base Camp Tour
2024August1110 Day Lhasa, Everest, Namtso Tour
2024August116 Days Tibet Golden Route Tour
2024August1215 Day Mt. Kailash Trekking Tour
2024August188 Days Everest Base Camp Tour
2024August184 Days Holy City Tour
2024August186 Days Tibet Golden Route Tour
2024August228 Days Everest Base Camp Tour
2024August225 Day Lhasa & Yamdrok Lake Tour
2024August226 Days Tibet Golden Route Tour
2024August298 Days Everest Base Camp Tour
2024August2910 Day Lhasa, Everest, Namtso Tour
2024August294 Days Holy City Tour
2024August296 Days Tibet Golden Route Tour
2024September16 Days Tibet Golden Route Tour
2024September18 Days Everest Base Camp Tour
2024September110 Day Lhasa, Everest, Namtso Tour
2024September15 Day Lhasa & Yamdrok Lake Tour
2024September215 Day Mt. Kailash Trekking Tour
2024September58 Days Everest Base Camp Tour
2024September56 Days Tibet Golden Route Tour
2024September810 Day Lhasa, Everest, Namtso Tour
2024September1115 Day Mt. Kailash Trekking Tour
2024September128 Days Everest Base Camp Tour
2024September126 Days Tibet Golden Route Tour
2024September155 Day Lhasa & Yamdrok Lake Tour
2024September1715 Day Mt. Kailash Trekking Tour
2024September194 Days Holy City Tour
2024September196 Days Tibet Golden Route Tour
2024September198 Days Everest Base Camp Tour
2024September1910 Day Lhasa, Everest, Namtso Tour
2024September225 Day Lhasa & Yamdrok Lake Tour
2024September228 Days Everest Base Camp Tour
2024September298 Days Everest Base Camp Tour
2024September294 Days Holy City Tour
2024September296 Days Tibet Golden Route Tour
2024September308 Days Everest Base Camp Tour
2024September3010 Day Lhasa, Everest, Namtso Tour
2024September304 Days Holy City Tour
2024October615 Day Mt. Kailash Trekking Tour
2024October610 Day Lhasa, Everest, Namtso Tour
2024October108 Days Everest Base Camp Tour
2024October104 Days Holy City Tour
2024October106 Days Tibet Golden Route Tour
2024October1115 Day Mt. Kailash Trekking Tour
2024October1310 Day Lhasa, Everest, Namtso Tour
2024October1615 Day Mt. Kailash Trekking Tour
2024October175 Day Lhasa & Yamdrok Lake Tour
2024October178 Days Everest Base Camp Tour
2024October174 Days Holy City Tour
2024October186 Days Tibet Golden Route Tour
2024October208 Days Everest Base Camp Tour
2024October204 Days Holy City Tour
2024October206 Days Tibet Golden Route Tour
2024October278 Days Everest Base Camp Tour
2024October274 Days Holy City Tour
2024October286 Days Tibet Golden Route Tour
2024October3110 Day Lhasa, Everest, Namtso Tour

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