Namtso Lake Trekking Itinerary
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu. Eco Trip Nepal airport representative will transfer to hotel.
Day 02: After breakfast, full day Kathmandu valley sightseeing. Such as Pashupatinath, Bouddhanath and Patan City.
Day 03: Visa preparation day.
Day 04: Fly from Kathmandu to Tibet, Gonggar Airport and drive to Lhasa crossing Yarlung River . Overnight at hotel.
Day 05: Lhasa sightseeing. Visit Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Market. Overnight at hotel.
Day 06:Lhasa sightseeing. Visit Drepung, Sera Monastery and Norbulingkha, summer palace of the Dalai Lama.Overnight at hotel.
Day 07:Drive to Nizhong; arrange yak for trekking. Overnight at tented camp.
Day 08-13:Trek to Nam-tso (lake ). Overnight at tented camp.
Day 14:Explore around Namtso Lake . At 4718 meter, Nam-tso (lake) is approximately 190km north of Lhasa . Its salty waters have a stunning shade of turquoise. Overnight at tented camp .
Day 15:Drive back to Lhasa and transfer to hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 16:Drive to Gonggar Airport and fly back to Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel.
Day 17:Kathmandu, free day till departure.
Day 01 Arrival in Kathmandu 1334m,
Eco Trip Nepal representative will transfer to hotel, Namtso Lake trekking briefing with officially arrangements. Overnight at Kathmandu hotel.
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What makes this trip different?
Eco Trip Nepal has been working hand to hand with nonprofit social organization SWAN Nepal (Social Welfare Association of Nepal) from its initial years. We provide continuous support to SWAN financially as well as by organizing charity and volunteering tours in the remote village of Baglung district. Organizing your holiday through Eco Trip Nepal will not only provide the chance to explore the natural grandeur of Himalayan country Nepal but also you will be playing a vital role in bringing positive changes in the lives of local community.
Financial support to direct beneficiaries: In all our programs, we strive to ensure that we only use local operators and try to source all provisions from local businesses, so you can be sure that some part of the money paid to us for arranging your holiday goes to the needy people of Nepal. The money you pay for touring and trekking through Eco Trip Nepal directly benefits the local people through SWAN as we provide them certain percentage of our profits from each and every trip on regular basis. Our guests experience true satisfaction together with enjoyment from Nepal holiday.
Local development through tourism: Eco Trip Nepal along with SWAN has been working together in discovering new routes, making plans into action and constantly working on how it can positively impact on local community development through tourism. In this way we have developed the Eco-tourism Project which focuses to flourish local tourism preservation of nature and cultural heritages.
Community Tourism: We help experience the best of Nepal through the eyes of the local Nepalese community. We enhance community based tourism to help our guests discover local habitats and wildlife; celebrate and respect traditional cultures, rituals and wisdom. In this way community will be aware of the commercial and social value placed on their natural and cultural heritage through tourism, and this will promote community based management of these resources.
For more details, visit SWAN Nepal's website www.swannepal.org