11-Day Yamdrok Lake Trekking Tour
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11-Day Yamdrok Lake Trekking Tour

11-Day Yamdrok Lake Trekking Tour

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Duration: 11 days
Attraction: Jokhang Temple , Barkhor Street , Potala Palace
Update: Jan. 20th, 2013
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  • Day 1:Arrive in Lhasa

    We will pick you up at the airport or railway station. We will drive to Lhasa along Yarlung Zangbo River and Lhasa River and enjoy the Tibetan style dwellings on our way. Then we will take a rest and adapt ourselves to the plateau environment after we arrived at our hotel.

    Accommodation:3-star Standard HotelMeals:None
  • Day 2:Potala Palace – Jokhang Temple – Barkhor Street

    We will make a visit to the highest ancient castle style architectural complex above the sea level – Potala Palace in the morning. It was the residence of the Tibetan Dalai Lamas, as well as the political, educational and religious center of Tibet.

    In the afternoon, we will pay a visit to the Jokhang Temple which was widely accepted as the spiritual center of Tibet. The precious Statue of 12-year Sakyamuni (the founder of Buddhism) brought to Tibet by Princess of Chinese Tang Dynasty and the statues of some eminent Buddhists are enshrined in the monastery. Then we will take a ramble at Barkhor Street which around the Jokhang Temple. It is a free market and a famous circumambulation in Tibet.

    Accommodation:3-star Standard HotelMeals:None
  • Day 3:Lhasa – Gongga

    It will take us 1.5 hours to drive to Gongga from Lhasa. We will keep driving toward Langda Village. Langda Village is about 10 kilometers away from Butang Monastery. It will take us three hours to trek to Butang Monastery which was constructed in 11th century.

    Accommodation:Guesthouse or TentMeals:None
  • Day 4:Butang Monastery – Mountain Pass

    We will set off from Butang Monastery and trek up along the valley. We will appreciate the landscape of Yamdrok Lake at Jiarela Mountain Pass. Then wewill trek down to Zayu Village,located at the bank of Yamdrok Lake at the foot of the mountain. We could enjoy the amazing sunset glow of Yamdrok Lake after we settle our camp there.

  • Day 5:: Zayu Village – Gongbuxue Township

    We will set off from Zayu Village. We could enjoy a harmony idyllic landscape of herds and green fields on our journey. We will trek into the mountain valleys after we climb over the mountain near Zayu Village.

    Accommodation:Guesthouse or TentMeals:None
  • Day 6:Gongbuxue Township? Nimalong Village

    We will trek to Nimalong Pass in the morning. We can take an overview of Yamdrok Lake at the mountain Pass. It will present you a different appearance. Then we will trek down to Nimalong Village at the foot of the mountain.

  • Day 7:Nimalong Village – Tebula Village – Duoque Township

    We will set off from Nimalong Village in the morning. We arrive at the bank of Yamdrok Lake again after we climb over a mountain along the highway. Tebula Village is located at the end of the highway. We will arrive in Duoque Township after two more hours trekking. Duoque Township is a relatively larger village. There are few teahouses and guesthouses. It is also noted for its air-dried mutton.

    Accommodation:Guesthouse or TentMeals:None
  • Day 8:Duoque Township –Dalong Town- A Za Township

    We can purchase some necessary supplies in the town seat of Nangkartse after we arrive in there by trekking or driving. Then we will keep moving toward A Za Township. We will connect with the lamas of Yumbudor Monastery firstly after we arrive in A Za Township.They will prepare ferry boat for us and take us to their monastery.

    Accommodation:Guesthouse or TentMeals:None
  • Day 9:A Za Township - Yumbudor Monastery

    We will leave A Za Township for Yumbudor Ferry, about 10 kilometers away in the morning. We will get on the boat and move toward Yumbudor Monastery, which is located on a small island. It was firstly constructed in 16th century. Few tourists visited the monastery because of the inconvenient transportation.

    Accommodation:Guesthouse or TentMeals:None
  • Day 10:Yumbudor Monastery Nangkartse - Lhasa

    We will make our way back to Lhasa via Nangkartse.

    Accommodation:3-star Standard HotelMeals:None
  • Day 11:Leave Lhasa

    We will transfer you to the airport or the railway station.


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