Yamdrok Yumtso Lake Pictures

There is a ballad passing around here that 'the fairyland in heaven, the Yamdrok on earth; the stars in the sky, the sheep at the lakefront...'

Yamdrok Yumtso means 'swan pool' in Tibetan language, being one of the three famous sacred lakes in Tibet and the largest inland lake north of the Himalayas. It has an elegant view, surrounded by snow capped mountains. Visitors would like to list the lake as a must go destination while going to Shigatse from Lhasa via the south route. Attraction Intro: Yamdrok Yumtso Lake
  • There is a ballad passing around here that 'the fairyland in heaven, the Yamdrok on earth; the stars in the sky, the sheep at the lakefront...'
  • Standing on the lake shore that is over 4,400 meters above the sea level, you are closer to the clear sky and farer to the madding crowd.
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Asked by Mr.Michel S from USA | Sep. 22, 2009 12:03Reply
I am interested in a brief (3-4) day visit to Lhasa in January 2010. Is it possible to fly directly to/from Lhasa from Hong Kong, or is it possible to fly into Lhasa from the US directly then onto Hong Kong?
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Answered by Mr.ritsa from CN | Sep. 22, 2009 20:26
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There is no direct flight to tibet neither from Hong Kong nor from us
Asked by Mr.Allen Kahn from USA | Apr. 26, 2009 11:25Reply
I am very intrested in taking my wife somewhere very exotic and TIBET IS JUST THE PLACE!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I would like to get some information on train service to tibet from a major city that I can fly to from the USA. I have been wanting to do this my whole life and I wish to make it happen sometime in the near future.
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Answered by Ms.Evelyn from CHINA | Apr. 26, 2009 21:07
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It's Beijing. You can fly to Beijing Capital International Airport and then go to Beijing West Railway Station to take the Train T27. It's the through train from Beijing to Lhasa. The whole trip needs about 45 hours. The ticket fare is
hard seat: CNY389 soft seat: CNY619
hard sleeper: CNY653/675/699
soft sleeper: CNY1033/1079
But I suggest you should but the soft sleeper ticket. After all, it's a very long journey. On the way, you can see beautiful grassland and large area of wild lands. The train will cross Xining, Golmud and Nakchu.

By the way, besides China visa, you should apply for a Tibet Travel Permit through a travel agency. And also overseas individuals are not allowed to go to that place.You should join a group tour to go there. Hope your wish come true.
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