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4 Days Lhasa Holy City and Holy Lake Tour

Trip Length
4 or 5 Days
Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street, Yamdrok Yumtso Lake
All Year Round
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Yamdrok Yumtso (4,441 m), one of the three holy lakes in Tibet and the largest habitat of waterfowls in south Tibet. On one of the peninsulas of the spear-shaped lake lie the holy Mt. Donang Sangwari (5,340m), and the snow peaks of Nojin Gangzang (7,191m) and Jangzang Lhomo rise in the distance. The lake and the Yarlung Tsangpo River (3570) are separated by a mountain and the shortest distance between them is only 6 kilometers. The 800m-high difference contributes a rich water resource to this region. Many Tibetans believe that the life of Tibet will no longer continue when the lake dries up.

Although you have no much time planned to travel in Tibet, you will not only see the monasteries, but have the special opportunity to appreciate the natural beauty, the holy lake-Yamdrok Yumtso. Throw away the noisy cities, to embrace the holy lake reflecting the pure blue sky. You can even have a interesting picnic or hike by the lake.

Itinerary Day by Day

Day 01 Arrive at Lhasa for acclimatization by air or train

Yarlong Tsangpo River ValleyToday's highlights:

Airport/train station transfer to hotel, Acclimatize to the High Altitude.


Fly into Lhasa or arrive in Lhasa by train. Local guide will meet you and transfer you to Lhasa. On the way, you can appreciate the heart-beating highland view along the Yarlong Tsangpo river (the longest river in Tibet and highest river on the earth with an average altitude of 4,000 meters), originating from Jiemayangzong Glacier on the northern Himalayas.

Day 02 Sightseeing in Lhasa

Potala Palace's ProfileToday's highlights:

Potala Palace, Jokhang temple, Barkhor Street


Today, you will visit the highest palace in the world-Potala Palace which is the Dalai Lama's winter palace. It locates on the red hill, a good viewing point in Lhasa.

In the afternoon, we go to the renowned Jokhang Temple which will provide you one of your first sights of devout Tibetans. In the temple you will see the glistening Sakyamuni statue which is considered as Tibetan Buddhism's rarity.

After then, stroll around the bustling Barkhor Street.

Day 03 Lhasa-Yamdrok Yumtso-Lhasa

Yamdrok Yumtso LakeToday's highlights:

Yamdrok Yumtso Lake


About hundred kilometers, you will appreciate the holy Lake of Yamdrok Yumtso Lake.The sacred lake of Yamdrok Yumtso is revered as a talisman, supporting the life-spirit of Tibet. It is said that should its waters dry, Tibet will no longer be habitable. Down to the Lake to have a picnic or hike.

Day 04 Bid farewell to Lhasa

Today's highlights:

Airport/train station transfer, Say Goodbye to Lhasa


Transfer to Gonggar Airport or Lhasa Railway Station to take flight or train out of Lhasa.

Lhasa Group Tour to Yamrok Lake - Fixed Departure Date 2020

Departure Months
Departure Days
Departure Days
Departure Days
Departure Days
Departure Days
19 25
09 11 15
01, 04
09, 11
15, 18
22, 25
02, 05
08, 13
16, 19
23, 27
03, 06
11, 13
18, 20
24 26
01, 04
08, 11
15, 18
22, 25
01, 05
08, 12
15, 19
22, 26
02, 05
08, 10
12, 16
19, 22
26, 28, 30
03, 07
10, 14
17, 21
24, 28
06, 09
13, 16
04, 07
11, 14
 18, 21

Price Quotation

Seasons to Travel Tour Cost in USD Tour Cost in RMB Single Supplement in USD Single Supplement in RMB
Off Season of December, January, February USD630 RMB3,900 USD132 RMB830
Shoulder Season of April, May, November USD680 RMB4,300 USD140 RMB880
Busy Season of June, September, October USD720 RMB4,500 USD148 RMB930
Peak Season of July, August USD750 RMB4,800 USD156 RMB980

1. Prices listed above are for per person, based on double occupancy.
2. Tour cost exchange rate in chart is about 1:6.3 which is subject to change.
3. Deposit is 150USD per person for booking the tour, we accept wire transfer, paypal or Western Union etc.
4. Contact Us Directly to Get Discount for Early Booking

Price Includes:
1. Airport transfer: The free airport pick-up is at 09:30am, 01:30pm and 04:30pm respectively from the airport to Lhasa and from Lhasa to the airport is at 06:30am, 08:30am, and 12:30pm. If your flight time can not be matched with our free pickup/drop-off service, we would provide you with the private airport transfer with extra charges.


Cost per Car (in USD)

Cost per Car (in CNY)
Single Way between Lhasa and Airport USD60 CNY400

Single way between Lhasa and Train Station

USD40 CNY250

2. All necessary Tibet Travel Permits
3. Accommodation: 3 or 4 nights 3-star standard hotels in Lhasa
4. Local Tibetan English-speaking tour guide 
5. Meals: breakfasts provided by hotels and one welcome dinner upon arrival
6. Different vehicle type according to different group size.
7. Entrance Fees: all entrance fees listed in the itinerary
8. Drinking water
9. Travel insurance

Price Excludes:
1. Personal Expenses: Expenses of a purely personal nature such as laundry, drinks, fax, telephone call, optional activities 
2. Extra expenses incurred due to unexpected natural events (delays, road washouts, etc.)
3. Lunches and dinners
4. Gratuities: gratuities, tips to guides, drivers, bellboys, etc.

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  4. Confirm and Pay Deposit.
  5. Receive Invoice & Flight/Train Info.
  6. Pay Balance & Enjoy your trip!


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"Migmar was very knowledgeable in Tibetan culture and helpful once at destination. Extremely helpful the entire trip ensuring that all our needs were met. Cook and drivers were very pleasant and they were enjnoyable to be around. Vehicles were appropriate for our cycling trip. We loved the Nyalam-Zhangmu downhill ride very much. Nature and religious sites were very exciting, unique and enjoyable. The trip went off without a problem and we loved every minute of it!"

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