Lhamo Lhatso, the Sacred Lake Tour


This small, oracle-shaped sacred lake is as exciting for its scenic beauty as it is for its cultural richness. It is located at Yarlung valley in the Central Tibet. It is best for those who wish to experience Tibetan culture in a short span of time. This lake is also known as ‘The Life Spirit lake of Goddess’, the Goddess being PaldenLhamo. It is said that this female spirit promised the first Dalai Lama, in one of his visions, to ‘protect the reincarnation lineage of the Dalai Lamas’. Over the centuries it has become a tradition for lamas in search of a newly reincarnated Dalai Lama to travel here. Every year,many pilgrims also travel here to seek vision and blessing from this sacred lake.

Itinerary for LhamoLhatso Scared Lake:

Day 01: Arrive at Gongoar airport, transfer to the Lhasa city. Overnight at hotel.
Day 02: Sightseeing in Lhasa ( Potala Palace, Jhokhang Temple and Barkor street )
Day 03: Sightseeing in Lhasa ( Drephung or sera monastery and Norbulingka )
Day 04: Lhasa drive to Rutok(4310m) via Gaden monastery,123 km east of Lhasa. Camp
Day 05: Rutok treks Magong la pass (4820m) Camp
Day 06: Magongla pass trek to Dzingchi. (4020m)Camp
Day 07: Dzingch trek Woka(4120m).Camp.Visit Hot spring and Choelung monastery.
Day 08: Woka-PechingShang(4100m).Camp 7-8hrs.
Day 09: Peching trek to Pende Bridge (4000m).Camp 7-8hrs.
Day 10: PendiBridg trek Shumtse Kang Camp 6-7hrs.
Day 11: Shumtsekang trek to Lungla or Tamado (5180m)3hrs camp.
Day 12: Tamado trek to ChokorgyelGompa(4500m) 2-3hrs camp.
Day 13: ChokorGeyl trek to LhamoLhatso pass (5200m) 5-6 hours and back to ChokorGyel
Day 14: ChokorGyelGompa drive to Tsedang
Day 15: Tsetang drive to Gongkar airport