See High Altitude Lakes on New One-Day Private Tibet Tours, Operated by Lhasa Based Tibet Ctrip

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Many travelers dream of taking a Tibet tour but often don’t have the travel time to invest in an in-depth experience. With new private one-day tours by Tibet Ctrip Travel Service (TCTS) (, time constrained travelers can enjoy beautiful high altitude lakes before moving on to their next destination.

With so many popular travel destinations to choose from, many have been wondering how they can visit Tibet without investing several days of their limited travel time. In response to high demand from travelers, Tibet Ctrip Travel Service (TCTS) ( began operating one-day private tours of Lhasa and the surrounding area earlier this month. In the latest addition to their lineup of private Tibet tours, travelers can spend time away from Lhasa, enjoying some of Tibet’s magnificent high altitude lakes.

  • Lake Namtso tour: This is a fantastic way for travelers to get away from the hustle and bustle of Lhasa to enjoy Tibet’s stunning natural beauty. Namtso is the largest lake in Tibet and second largest saltwater lake amongst all in Tibet and China, after Lake Qinghai. It’s so large that it holds 5 islands. The tour begins at the travel group’s hotel around 7:30 a.m. and offers hours of Tibetan scenery on the drive to and from Namtso.
  • Lake Yamdrok tour: Winding mountain roads and scenic overlooks await the travelers whose Tibet tour takes them to Lake Yamdrok. Long ago, before the construction of Potala Palace, it was used as a burial site for Dalai Lamas. The lake is set amongst a backdrop of snowcapped peaks with water that shines deep blue on clear sunny days. Similar to the Namtso tour, travel groups’ begin early in the day, giving them plenty of time to enjoy the scenery on the way to and from Yamdrok.

Travelers who want to travel Tibet but don’t have several days to invest in a full-length tour now have a new travel solution at their fingertips. TCTS will take care of details such as hotels and transportation along with obtaining Tibet travel permits for all travelers in the group. Availability is filling up quickly, so now is the time to take action!

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