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Yamdrok Yumtso Lake

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“mountain pass”(5 reviews)
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Langkazi Country, Nagarze County 851100, China
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 15 September 2011

Yamdrok lake – stunning blue water on a almost desert mountain background... if the weather allows, the snow capped mountains are a complement to the beautiful scenario On the way, enjoy the view of the Lhasa river, and the Yaks – by the lake you...More

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Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 17 September 2016

The drive from Lhasa through snaking mountain roads needed over two hours to reach the Yamdrok Yumtso Lake. So overall you probably will need a traveling time of about 4 hours. At the end of the gruelling drive or a vehicle ride you see a...More

3  Thank 13mak
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Reviewed 9 October 2018

Another beautiful yet over-crowded lake. And be careful here too - my friend lost her hat due to strong wind. Tourists were queuing for taking picture with a stone. After we took picture at this touristic area, our local tour guide brought us down about...More

Thank purisu
Reviewed 19 September 2018

the Yamdrok tso is locate betweent Lhasa and Shigatse tourist golden route in Tibetan ,if any tour group once through Lhasa to Tibet ,you should been cross here ,can view this amaze holy lake ,

Thank tibetanstravel
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Gettimg there is part of the adventure- hairpin turns up and down mountain passes- beware of the locals demanding 10 rmb per person to take photo along side tibetan mastifs, goats and yaks. The view of the lake is spectacular from above and equally from...More

Thank BostonBostonGirl
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

For Buddhism, this is one of the sacred lakes in Tibet region! Splash the water upon you to be blessed! Make your praying by the lake. Hope you’re protected from all evil spirits. Meet the Tibetan mastiff, take some photos with him n give a...More

1  Thank tsai95862016
Reviewed 27 July 2018

The drive from Lhasa was in drizzle and low cloud so we weren't sure what to expect, but as you get more into the hills on what is a very alpine style road climb, the views become increasingly interesting. As the morning developed the drizzle...More

Thank PietroDallavia
Reviewed 20 July 2018

On 7th July 2018 our group of 14 from Sri Lanka travelled in a private coach from Lhasa to Shigatse. Though we looked forward to a day of sight-seeing during this tour, we were unfortunate as the sky was cloudy most of the way with...More

Thank Seevali D
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

Special color of Yamdrok lake is only possible when you visit there sunny day. It s beautiful with different view on different season

Thank Phurbu T
Reviewed 23 May 2018

one of the absolute highlights of our retreat trip to Tibet, which was challenging on many levels (increased altitude leads to increased need to go to the toilet and you'll need to be prepared for the 'rudimentary' hole-in-the-ground toilets around Tibet. I suggest a face-mask...More

Thank RovingRed74
Reviewed 15 May 2018

One in a million views. Such a peaceful place and any photo you take won't do the experience justice. Just spectacular.

Thank Bernice H
Reviewed 4 May 2018

We drove a few hours along the bank of the lake on our way from Lhasa to the Everest base camp through Shigatse and Tingri. The lake's bright turquoise colour and the view of the winding waterway tucked in the mountains are breathtaking. If time...More

Thank Susan T
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Kendrick T
13 November 2017|
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Response from Cheng S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it is mandatory for foreigners to travel with a guide from a registered China tour guide company which will apply for your Tibet permit. There are police checks at various points and the tour guide will collect your... More
Celestial G
4 November 2016|
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Response from LuizDutraNeto | Reviewed this property |
Hi. We took a car with a driver and a guide from Lhasa to Gyantse, with short stops on the banks of Yamdrok Lake, Kamba La Pass (4.794m), Karo La Pass (5.039m) and Sim La Pass (4.330m). Surrounding us, peaks over 7.000m... More
Juliette L
25 April 2016|
Response from Berry K | Reviewed this property |
1-2 jam seharusnya ok. Jika tubuh anda sudah terbiasa dengan kondisi tipisnya oksigen, silahkan untuk menikmati pemandangan yang menakjubkan lebih lama lagi :) Enjoy!
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