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Namtso Lake National Park

Namtso Lake, Damxung County, China
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Beautiful Scenery and a Magical Place

It was worth the long drive and the very basic accommodation. Take a walk on the lake shore and... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2018
Miriam B
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Weinheim, Germany
Awe-inspiring sunset at Namtso Lake

Last year, a group of five of us went to Tibet for 18 days, covering a great number of attractions... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2017
olevia_explorer
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Singapore, Singapore
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Namtso Lake, Damxung County, China
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Reviewed 26 February 2018

It was worth the long drive and the very basic accommodation. Take a walk on the lake shore and hike around the Tashi Dok. Make sure you rise early and watch the sunrise. It is a natural beauty and a very special place.

Thank Miriam B
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Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Last year, a group of five of us went to Tibet for 18 days, covering a great number of attractions in Tibet. We visited Xining, Qinghai Lake, Potala Palace, Ningtri (LinZhi), Lake Namtso, Lake Yamdruk as well as the Mt Everest Base Camp. It was...More

1  Thank olevia_explorer
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Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful, mildly salty & sacred lake about a 5 hour drive from Lhasa depending on traffic. It is the largest lake in Tibet approximately 70km by 30 km at an altitude of 15,551 feet. The road there climbs thru a canyon to...More

1  Thank Patty6-13
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Reviewed 15 January 2017

往納木錯的途中 七月的油菜花田就讓我這久居都市的人興奮不已 淡淡花香,心曠神怡 接近納木錯居高臨下睥睨綠水青山 不禁發出讚嘆 溫度較低正好是七月份適合避暑之處 第一次見證課本中所謂的藏北草原 讀萬卷書,行萬里路 所言不假 Namtso is worth a visit, especially in summer. It is a good place to avoid humidity and the heat wave. The sky is clear, the Tibetan Plateau stretches, and the lake is jewelry blue that is...More

Thank DreamHigh888
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Reviewed 31 December 2016

This was one of our last stops on our tour through Tibet inspired by Michael Palin , we had stayed overnight in Shigatse after visiting Everest Base Camp overnight and we then drove over land which was an incredible experience in itself stopping to take...More

Thank toad69
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Reviewed 2 November 2015

This area is interesting. There is a mix of tourists, locals, and pilgrims who come to walk around the island. The water is clean and the mountains are amazing when covered in snow. Great for photos. There is also a monastery built into the mountain...More

Thank Denell1006
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Reviewed 2 October 2015

Namtso Lake is a spectacular sight, ringed by snow capped peaks and endless grasslands occupied by the nomadic yak herders. It is at very high altitude and there is a limited amount of easy walking but the traditional Tibetan culture and wonderful setting make this...More

Thank Hazzz M
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Reviewed 31 July 2015 via mobile

Never seen anywhere on Earth like this. Thick white clouds literally hanging over your heads,blue sky and green lake. Occasionally,a Tibetan yak grazes by. And the strong breeze carasses your face. At 4700m, the beauty of Namtso lake will take your breathe away,and quite literally....More

Thank 12gotravel
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Reviewed 22 July 2015 via mobile

12 days in lahas, the only place that make me felt most special is namtso lake. Just beautiful and cold. We didn't spend the night but we should have. They have everything you needed, restaurants, warm clothing can be rented and blankets too. It worth...More

Thank iococanada
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Reviewed 1 September 2014

On of those rare places on Earth where you feel the beauty of Nature as something material. You can drink the air and taste the wind admiring mountains arond this Tibet's 2nd biggest solty lake

1  Thank Olga A
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