Dangra Yumtso and Namtso Lake Trekking - 20 Days
The share of Dangra Yumtso Lake 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 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.
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: 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.