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Yamdrok Yumtso Lake

Langkazi Country, Nagarze County 851100, China
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Langkazi Country, Nagarze County 851100, China

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Reviewed 6 days ago

It is the most beautiful place i had ever seen during my 10 days trip in Tibet. One of tibet's three holy lakes. with an area of 638km2 at EL4441m. Yamdrok Tso in Tibetan mean Swam lake.

Thank Chua H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent scenery. It is one of the sacred lakes of Tibet. The view is amazing and worth some to visit

Thank Σοφια Κ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Yamdrok is one of Tibet’s 4 main holy lakes and is regarded as one of the most beautiful lakes in the Himalaya. Just stunning to catch up all part of scenic view in your camera.

Thank belmfgo4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of Tibet's three holy lakes, you will definitely pass by this place on the way to Shigatse or on your way to the Everest Base Camp. On a sunny day, this place is very beautiful; with the clear blue skies and turquoise waters beneath....More

Thank rvn85
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Yamdrok, is a freshwater lake in Tibet. It is over 72 km (45 mi) long. The lake is surrounded by many snow-capped mountains and is fed by numerous small streams. According to local mythology, Yamdok Yumtso lake is the transformation of a goddess and considered very holy....More

Thank ad0312
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Stopped several times along the lake on our drive back to Lhasa, since the colours of the water were almost indescribably beautiful, and the mountain backdrop made this even more special (see pictures). In some places, the lake is road is right next to the...More

Thank Justin C
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

This is a gorgeous blue lake, clear sky. A very popular place to photograph and inspire the nature. High elevation is a challenge many travelers at this level. But, well worth a trip.

Thank Jacques L
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Very beautiful and peaceful place with few entertaining stops for mountain dog & Yak photos for 10 Yuan. Good half day tour from lhasa... drive not too long and good road. Less shops around so would be good to carry water and a few snacks....More

Thank Monalisa777
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Very nice lake you can do a day trip from Lhassa (around 3 hrs by group bus/ car one way). You will see some Tibetian dogs there (chained unfortunately though) and yaks maybe. You will see some tourists but not too crazy crowd.

Thank micamic9
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Yamdrok Lake is certainly very beautiful. You will arrive hear a few hours after leaving Lhasa on the way to Gyantse and Shigatse. After passing over a very high pass the lake appears spreading to the horizon as a ribbon of light blue. The stark...More

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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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