Tibet Mountain Biking - Lhasa Namtso Lake Mountain Biking

Namtso Lake is located north east 215 kilometer from Lhasa city.Namtso Lake is 4718 metres above the sea level, 70 kilometers in lenghth, 30 kilometers in wideth and 1940 square kilometers in size. It is both the highest and biggest salt water lake in the world.

Meaning Heavenly Lake in Tibetan, Namtso is respected as one of the four holiest lakes and the seat of Paramasukha Chakrasamvara by Buddhist pilgrims. Buddhists believe Buddhas, Bodhisattvas and Vajras will assemble to hold religious meeting at Namtso in the year of sheep on Tibetan calendar. Circumambulation around the lake at the right moment equals 100 thousand times of that in normal years. Hence thousands of pilgrims from every corner in the 5th & 6th month of the Tibetan calendar each year, many Buddhists come to the lakeside on pilgrimage to pay homage and pray. Deep tracks are worn into the lakeshore due to this activity.

In history, monasteries stood like trees in a forest around Lake Namtso attracting large numbers of pilgrims with eminent monks in Buddhist temples developing body and character and extending Buddhism. On the four sides of the lake stand four monasteries, which have Buddhist meanings.

Trip Detail

  • Location: Nepal,Tibet
  • Duration: 23 Night / 24 Days
  • Type : Mountain Biking
  • Grade : Medium
  • Highest Access : 5200m
  • Best Season : Junne to October, April to May

Trip Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu Pick up to Hotel.
Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu.
Day 03: Fly to Lhasa free day and fix bikes.
Day 04: Free till mid day and Potala guided tour.
Day 05: Short Bike ride to Derapuk and Sera Monastery.
Day 06: Bike around Lhasa.
Day 07: Jeep Drive to Nam Tso Lake and back to Yangpachen Camp.
Day 08: Bike over Sogu la pass Camp.
Day 09: Bike Over Markyang La Pass Camp.
Day 10: Bike to Shigatse Hotel.
Day 11: Rest day in Shigatse and Tashilongpo tour Hotel.
Day 12: Bike to Tso La pass Camp.
Day 13: Bike over Tso la pass Sakya monastery camp.
Day 14: Bike to Transo lake camp.
Day 15: Bike to Shegar Hotel.
Day 16: Bike over pang la pass Tashixong camp.
Day 17: Bike to Rambuk Base Camp EBC.
Day 18: Bike over Namna la pass Tingri Guest house.
Day 19: Bike to Lalung La phedi Camp.
Day 20: Bike over Lalung La pass Nyalam Guest House.
Day 21: Bike to Zhangmu crossing border last resort Nepal.
Day 22: Bus transport to Kathmandu Hotel.
Day 23: Shopping in Kathmandu Hotel.
Day 24: fly back Home Airport drop.

Cost Includes

Airport Pick up and drop.
sightseeing in kathmandu with Guide.
Accommodation Kathmandu and Lhasa twin one sharing room on B/B basis.
Flight to Lhasa from Kathmandu.
Flight for Nepali Guide.
Transportation to Lhasa City from Airport.
Chines Visa fee.
All the necessary permit and entrance fees in Tibet.
Support truck and eep
Transportation to Kathmandu from Border.
Tent two person sharing and Mattress.
Dining tent,Kichen Tent and all kichen Equipments.
Drinking water.
Breakfast Lunch and Dinner in Camp.
One English speaking Tibetan Guide.
Bike Guide and Nepali sherpas and cook.

Cost Excludes

Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu and Lhasa.
Alcoholic drinks.
Bike.
Bike Helmet.
Necessary equipments for bike and cold.
Sleeping bag.
Shoe for both hike and bike.
Gloves for both bike and cold.
Bike glasses.
Requirement parts and tools if you have disc and Magura brake in your bike.
Service other then mentioned.
Cost due to nature.
Tips for Nepali & Tibet staffs.
Re-Entry Visa to Nepal

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