Namtso Lake


གནམ་མཚོ་ 纳木错湖 Namtso Lake is located at an altitude of 4, 718 meters (15, 479 ft) at the Northern Nakchu grassland in Tibet. 240 Km towards the north of Lhasa, with a driving duration of around 4-5 hours.

Namtso Lake is surrounded by white snow mountains and grassland where Nomads will camp in the summer with Yaks. Namtso Lake is one of the most popular travel destinations in Tibet. 

Non-Pollution Eco Bus

To protect the environment of Namtso Lake National Park, a non-pollution Eco Tour Bus base is constructed 40km from the Namtso village. Travelers have to change the travel agency vehicle to the Eco Bus from the village to the lake. 


Accommodation & Restaurants 

Accommodation is not available at the lake. The nearest accommodation is a 2-star Hotel at Damxung Town, 60km from Namtso Lake. They are many local restaurants in Damxung town.

Trekking route near Namtso Lake

9 Day Tsurphu to Yangpachen trek is the nearest trek to Namtso Lake. Travelers can travel to Namtso Lake after the trek. 


Namtso Lake is the number one travel destination in Tibet Travelers 2017 tour list so we highly Namtso Lake to all Travelers.

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Written By :Tenzin

May 25, 2023


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