Lhasa and Dangra Lake Trip

The share of Dangra Yumtso Lake Sustained a relatively large population in ancient times. The entire Dangra region is Sacred to theDangra Lake Tibet Bonpo,and at Ombu itself then was a Small Bonpo temple and hermitage Complex, known as Ombu Zhang Zhang Gon.

This region there are 67 Lakes, including of Tibet's largest, such as Dangra Yumtso, Serling Lake, Kering Lake, Vru - Lake, Nangze lake, Shuru Lake etc. It is far of human inhabitants, you will be met a few villege and people but much wild animals while your trekking.

This region is one of the less traveled one. This trekking route is very new and it is very unique in any aspect in terms of culture, nature, people and geography. It can be said that it is the way to explore wild animal including unique people with unique place.

  • Trip Itinerary
  • Cost Include/Exclude
  • Additional Information
  • Testimonials

Day 01: Fly Kathmandu to Lhasa airport and drive 98 km to Lhasa. o/n in hotel.

Day 02-03: City tour in Lhasa visiting Potala palace, Jokhang temple, Norbulinkha Sera & Drepung monastery. O/n in hotel.

Day 04: LHASA-GYANGTSE (3950m) 261km Full day picturesque drive crossing over high passes like KAROLA (5,010) & KAMBALA (4,794) via Yamdrok lake and the Tibetan lifeline river YARLUNG TSANGPO (Brahmaputra) - o/n in Gyangtse hotel.

Day 05: Gyantse Sightseeing and Drive to Shigatse Visit Kumbum stupa and palchok monastery, which is said to be the home of 10,000 images. Then drive Gyangtse to Shigatse, 90 km. After lunch, visit Tashilunpo monastery, which is the seat of the Panchen Lama. O/n in hotel.

Day 06: Drive Shigatse to Lhatse (150 km) via visiting sakya monastery, which is 30km from the main road, after visiting sakya monastery then drive to Lhatse along the Friendship highway. O/n in guesthouse.

Day 07: Drive Lhatse to Sangsang (160 km). O/n in guesthouse. 

Day 08: Drive Sangsang to Chung Riwoche. 

Day 09: Explore at Chung Riwoche. O/n camping 

Day 10: Riwoche drive back the same route to Sangsang. O/n in guesthouse 

Day 11: Drive Sangsang to Tsome (200 km). O/n camping. 

Day 12: Explore at lake Dangra Yumtso. O/n camping. The share of Dangra Yumtso Sustained a relatively large population in ancient times. The entire Dangra region is Sacred to the Bonpo, and at Ombu itself then was a Small Bonpo temple and hermitage Complex, known as Ombu Zhang Zhang Gon. This region there are 67 Lakes, including of Tibet's largest, such as Dagra Yumtso, Serling Lake, Kering Lake, Vru - Lake. In the northeast there are a number of 6000 meters peaks in clouding mt. Tingri (6450 m) Purok Gangri (6482 m) Norlha Gangri (6136 m)

Day 13 - 14: Explore the lake Dangra Yumtso. O/n camping. 

Day 15: Drive Dangra Yumtso to Phanga Zone. O/N in camping 

Day 16 - 17: Phanga sightseeing 

Day 18: Drive Phanga Zhon to Namtso Lake. O/N in camping. Namtso means Sky Lake. It has an altitude of 4718m. 

Day 19: Drive Namtso to Lhasa (235 km) it takes around 5 hours. O/N in hotel. 

Day 20: Departure to airport for your flight back home or next destination.

Trip Facts

  • Total Duration:19 Nights / 20 Days
  • Mode of Transport: Land Cruiser
  • Accommodation: Hotel / Guesthouse / Camp
  • Trip Grade: Strenuous
  • Max. Height: 5400m
  • Start From: Lhasa
  • End To: Lhasa
  • Best Season: Spring / Summer / Automn

Trip Map

Lhasa and Dangra Lake Trip map

 

Cost Includes:

  • Hotels with breakfast while in Lhasa
  • Accommodation on twin sharing basis at Guest Houses and Camping Tents as per itinerary
  • 4500 Model Luxury Japanese Landcruisers (4 Person in 1 Landcruiser Basis) and Support Truck
  • Freshly cooked full board meals
  • Dining / Kitchen and Toilet tents
  • English speaking Tibetan Guide
  • 1 Nepali / Tibetan Team Leader
  • Experienced Sherpa Staff
  • Monastery entrance fees
  • Yaks and Yak-men for Porterage during Kailash Parikarma
  • Gamow Bag, Oxygen for altitude problem 

Cost Exclude:

  • Nepal re-entry visa fee
  • Travel Insurance
  • Extra cost in the event of landslide, for hiring porterage or arranging additional transportation
  • Expenses of personal nature.
  • And China visa fee if you entering from Mainland China.
  • Evacuation CostOthers which is not mentioned on the above included items

Trip Facts

  • Total Duration:19 Nights / 20 Days
  • Mode of Transport: Land Cruiser
  • Accommodation: Hotel / Guesthouse / Camp
  • Trip Grade: Strenuous
  • Max. Height: 5400m
  • Start From: Lhasa
  • End To: Lhasa
  • Best Season: Spring / Summer / Automn

Trip Map

Lhasa and Dangra Lake Trip map

 

Additional Infos

Trip Facts

  • Total Duration:19 Nights / 20 Days
  • Mode of Transport: Land Cruiser
  • Accommodation: Hotel / Guesthouse / Camp
  • Trip Grade: Strenuous
  • Max. Height: 5400m
  • Start From: Lhasa
  • End To: Lhasa
  • Best Season: Spring / Summer / Automn

Trip Map

Lhasa and Dangra Lake Trip map

 

Testimonials

Trip Facts

  • Total Duration:19 Nights / 20 Days
  • Mode of Transport: Land Cruiser
  • Accommodation: Hotel / Guesthouse / Camp
  • Trip Grade: Strenuous
  • Max. Height: 5400m
  • Start From: Lhasa
  • End To: Lhasa
  • Best Season: Spring / Summer / Automn

Trip Map

Lhasa and Dangra Lake Trip map

 

Kailash Yatra 2013 Departure