Draksum (Basum) Lake Tour

  • Draksum (Basum) Lake Tour

6 Days •  

  • Trip Duration: 5 Nights / 6 Days
  • Group size: 1-20 Pax
  • Ends in: Lhasa
  • Departure City: Lhasa
  • Max Altitude: 4040m
  • Activities: Sightseeing Tour


Trip Information

Draksum Tso or Basum Lake tour is one of the Tibet's most fabulous nature tour near Lhasa. The Basum Lake is located near Nyingchi prefecture and Gongbo Gyamda county in Tibet Autonomous Region TAR,  it is a 350km drive from the capital city Lhasa to the eastern side. Draksum Tso literally the meaning in Tibetan language is "Three Rocks" is a lake covering 28 square km, 18km long and with width of 1.5km. It is a deepest green lake in Tibet with 120m depth. It is also know as Pagsum Co in Chinese and Gonga Lake.

It might be your ideal choice to have a beutiful drive over Tibetan highland to have an overview experience of Basum Lake while you are in Lhasa. Basum Tso is sarrounded by beutiful rocky mountain and magnificient view of greenery around.


Day 01: Arrive Lhasa and transfer to Hotel.

After your arrival at Lhasa, Our guide will be waiting to assist you at the airport with necessary permit to check in Tibet. You will be cleared immigration and then drive to your booked hotel at Lhasa city. Lhasa city is 65km far from the Gongar Airport.

Accommodation: Yak, Kyichu or Gangyen Hotel

Meal: N/A

Day 02: Lhasa Sightseeing

Today fully guided sightseeing will be commenced, Today first you will visit Norbulinka the summer palace of HH Dalai Lama and then Drepung Monastery and then Nechung Monastery and Evening Jokhang Temple.

Accommodation: Yak, Kyichu or Gangyen Hotel

Meal: Breakfast

Day 03: Lhasa Sightseeing

Today another fully guided sightseeing of Potala Palace and Then Sera Monastery and Tibet Musium after that Evening walk arround Barkhor Tibetan Market.

Day 04: Drive to Basum Tso (3.469 m / 350km / 5 hrs)

Today we will drive to Basum or Draksum Tso via Bayi town in eastern Tibet. On the way, you can pass through Mila Mountain pass.

Accommodation: Local Guest House

Meal: Breakfast

Day 05: Explore Basum Tso Lake and Drive back to Lhasa.

Explore Basum Lake in the morning afternoon drive back to Lhasa and Evening shopping or walk around Tibetan Market in Lhasa.

Accommodation: Yak, Kyichu or Gangyen Hotel

Meal: Breakfast

Day 06: Drop to train station or airport for final departure.

You are free until your reporting time for airport and train station. After that you will be dropped off to airport or train station for final departure.

Accommodation: N/A

Meal: Breakfast

Trip Inclusion

What is included?

  • Arrival / Departure airport transfer
  • Twin sharing accomodation as stated on itinerary
  • Daily breakfast
  • All necessary Tibet permit
  • All monastery and local entrance fees
  • English speaking local Tibetan guide
  • Transportation by Van/Bus as per group size
  • Oxygen and Mineral water during driving
  • Wages and food expenses of Guide and driver

What is not included?

  • China visa or Tibet visa fee
  • Any domestic and international flight fare
  • Any train fare
  • Lunch and dinner during tour
  • Personal expenses
  • Travel insurance
  • Others which is not mentioned on the above included items

USD 810

6 days

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