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1 Day Yamdrok Lake Private Tour

Lhasa - Yamdrok Lake - Lhasa

from US$ 250

TOUR CODE: TCT-PT-01C
TOUR TYPE: Private Tour with private Tibetan guide & Vehicle

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  • Day 1Drive to visit Yamdrok Lake. Then drive back to Lhasa
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ITINERARY
Day 1 Lhasa - Yamdrok Lake - Lhasa

Distance: 240km round trip    Drive: 8hr    Elevation: 4400m 

Highlights: This morning you will be drive to visit the beautiful Yamdrok Lake for great highland lake view. Then drive back to Lhasa.

Yarlong Tsangpo River: Yarlung Tsangpo River is the part of Brahmaputra River that flows through Tibet,  the river originates from a glacier on the northern side of the middle Himalayas, over 5,300 meters (208,661 feet) above sea level. It runs across the south of Qinghai-Tibet Plateau from west to east, through India and Bengal, and finally flows into the Bay of Bengal.  Altogether more than 2,900 kilometers (1,802 miles) long with a catchment area of 935,000 square kilometers, it is the fifth longest river in China(sencond to Yangtze River in China) and described as "the highest river in the world" .  When leaving the Tibetan Plateau, the Yarlung River flows in Yarlung Tsangpo Grand Canyon---the world's largest and deepest canyon. 

Yamdrok Lake: Which is one of the 3 most sacred lakes in Tibet. It is a lake of 72km long, fed by numerous small streams and sourrounded by snow covered mountains. The two long arms of water, makeing it look like a scorpion from the sky. According to legend, Yamdok Lake is the transformation of a goddess.

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WHAT IS INCLUDE

All Tibet travel permits

Transportation with experienced driver

Lisenced Tibetan English-speaking tour guide 

Entrance ticket fees for attractions listed in the itinerary

WHAT IS EXCLUDE

Personal expense

Hotel accommodation

Travel insurance (Recommended)

Tips and gratitude to tour guide and driver

Meals (Average meals cost in Tibet is USD5-8/per)

Flight/train to and out of Lhasa (We offer flight/train bookings if you need)

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