Yamdrok Yumtso Lake, Nagarze County

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Encircled by snow-capped mountains and dotted with small islands, Yamdrok Yumtso Lake is one of the three largest sacred lakes in Tibet, believed to be the transformation of a goddess. The lake and its surroundings bears a historical significance relating to the second incarnation of Buddha, who brought Buddhism to Tibet. Hike the green hills and watch how the color of the water changes from turquoise and sapphire to jade-green, depending on the sunlight. You may occasionally run into herds of goats and yaks, guarded by Tibetan mastiffs, as well as praying pilgrims. One of the islands houses the only monastery in Tibet headed by a woman--a female re-incarnation of Buddha. To visit Yamdrok Yumtso Lake and get the most from your holiday in Nagarze County, create itinerary details personal to you using our Nagarze County trip builder .
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  • "Traffic" can only drive or with the regiment, Lhasa has a lot of Half-day Regiment, do not tickets when only seventy or eighty Yuan tolls. "Notice" may not be very suitable for carsick people, because to the mountain to 4998 meters and then down to the lake, very steep. "Feel" 2018.3.5. Namtso frozen into frozen lake, but Yanghu still blue. Unfortunately, the sun is not strong in the afternoon, so there is no legendary multi-level. There are two Tibetan mastiff at the top of the hill. We four o'clock in the afternoon more than five points to the travel agency has gone, almost four people rental. The wind is a bit big, but it's not cold at all. I love the feeling of the mountain road more than the less gorgeous lake (I am not driving, of course).
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  • Yamdrok Yumtso Lake is one of the four holy lakes and has stunning views to offer. The scenery with snow capped mountains and the low always changing clouds made this place very beautiful.  more »
  • The new youth report was joined by the lake, where there was no food, and cookies were produced. When the sun is very big, at the time of the pizza is about 18, 9 degrees of temperature, but in the lake temperatures are much lower, fortunately with a feather Tanjung coat. Lake Wind scenery is very beautiful, the water is very clear, under blue sky White Cloud, the United States wins.
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