Lhamo Latso Lake Trekking

TYPOLOGIES

Adventure Trekking

DIFFICULTY

Medium

MIN. AGE

5 Years

Trip Introduction

Lhamo Latso Lake Trekking is unexplored trekking, which has its beauty as a remote area. However, based on its prominent religious value in Buddhism of Tibet, more than hundreds of people in Tibet plan for their religious tours and pilgrimage to the famous Oracle lake named Lhamo Lhatso on a yearly basis.

Here, the thrilling trip goes through Yarlung, the historical capital city belonging to the southern Tibet region, and with the visit of the first monastery of Buddhists and the first palace of the Tibetan King in the fertile valley of Tibet.

Later on, we will move ahead to remote village areas and in approximately 5 days of our trek, we will trek across various photogenic villages and nomadic pastures. In fact, we will cross large numbers of mountain passes, which are beyond 5,000 meters, and stunning lakes belonging to the alpine valley.

Later on, the trail will go through various historical monasteries, and finally, we will go for a steep climb on the ridge that starts from the monastery of Choker Gyal that takes us to a popular spot remarked with many prayer flags from the ridge of about 5250meters height. Now, we will be able to get a picturesque view of the visionary lake named Lhamo Lhatse Lake that goes down the basin valley. Thus, the pilgrimage lets you view various high snow mountains, famous monasteries, seldom visited hermitages in caves, and the sacred Lhatse Lake.

Trip Highlights

Trip Overview

  • A visit to the renowned temples and monasteries, which include
    Jokhang Temple, Drepung Monastery, Potala Palace, Samye Monastery and
    Sera Monastery and so on.
  • Visit the Chokorgyel Monastery and the view of Lhamo Lhatso Lake.
  • Finally, the trip allows you to visit a few other nearby places, like Tradruk Temple, Yambulakhang Palace, and Chongye Valley.

TOUR MAP

Day by Day Itinerary

Day 01 - Arrival at Lhasa

Our guide will receive you in Lhasa and take you to the nearby hotel, where you will have a rest and acclimatization over the night.

DAY 2 & 3 -Sightseeing in Lhasa

Our team will take you to the sightseeing tour at Lhasa for both 2nd and 3rd day of our trip. During this time, you will be able to visit many highlights at Lhasa. These include Sera and Drepung Monasteries, Potala Palace, Barkhor Street and Jorkhang Temple.

DAY 4 - Journey to Samye Monastery (150km)

We will start our tour for the day by driving across the Yarlungdzanbo River bank and before reaching Tsedand, we will go by a ferry. Later on, we will take some local transport to reach the Samye Monastery, the first monastery of Buddhists in Tibet.

DAY 5 -Trek to the Olka Valley

Now, we will start our trek to the Olka Valley and while passing through the route, we will come across large numbers of hot springs and visit a few of the popular Gelugpa Sect monasteries, like Chosang and Cholung monasteries.

DAY 6 - Long Day Trekking Tour to Amando

Today, you will experience a long day trekking tour to reach at Amando. During the entire trail, you will come across large numbers of nomadic encampments on your way.

DAY 7 - Trek to the famous Chokorgyel Monastery (5180m) 4 to 5 hours

Starting from your trek at Amando, you have to walk for about a half hour to reach Gyelung-la located at 5180m and follow 4 hours trek to the Chokorgyel Monastery established by Dalai Lama 2 and the Gendan Gyatso.

DAY 8 -Trip to the Holy Vision Lake of Lhamo Lhatso

We will finally accomplish our trip to the holy Lhamo Lhatso Lake. Every Panchen Lamas and Dalai Lamas had arrived here at least for one time in their entire life to get a vision of their upcoming incarnation.

DAY 9 & 10 -Return Journey to Chokorgyel Monastery and then to Tsedang

For ninth and tenth day of our trekking tour, we will have our return journey to the Chokorgyel Monastery and later on, reach at Tsedang.

DAY 11 -Tour to Explore the beauties of Tsedang

Today, our team will let to explore nature’s beauty in nearby areas of Tsedand. Particularly, you will visit Tibet’s first building, i.e. Tibet-Yambulakhang Palace and the Tradruk Temple. Along with this, you will be able to visit the tombs built by Kings of Tibet in the Chongye Valley.

DAY 12 Depart from Tsedang to reach at Lhasa

Finally, our team will let you depart from Tsedang and drop you at the Lhasa airport.