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Namtso Lake

Located at the altitude of 4718M, Northern Nakchu region in Tibet, around 240Km one way from Lhasa, with a driving of around 4-5 hours, there is one of the most beautiful holy lakes in Tibet, Namtso lake, which is the largest salt lake in the Tibet Autonomous Region.

Photo: Tibetan Mother Praying near the Namtso Lake

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July 02, 2017

Yamdrok Yumtso Lake

Yamdrok Yumtso Lake, The word Yamdrok has a connection with Nomads. Yumtso means Mothers Lake, also known as Goddess, located around 90km one way from Lhasa towards the south, with a driving of around 2 hours. All the lakes in Tibet are known as Goddess and are taken sacred by the Local Tibetan people including the Yamdrok Yumtso Lake. Tibetans worship almost all the nature, worshipping means appreciating, which is the most humble deeds. 

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July 03, 2017