Regardless of how you find your way to Namtso Lake, the trek is definitely worth the investment of time and effort. Considered heavenly for many reasons, not least of which includes the 4,718 meter altitude and stunning photographic opportunities, Namtso Lake is a destination that every intrepid international traveler should have on their list of things to do in Tibet. Apart from its reputation as the highest saline lake in the world, Namtso Lake is a sacred place for devoted Tibetan pilgrims, who visit the lake to pay spiritual homage and pray. Take advantage of opportunities to ride a yak or hike the circuit around the lake.
Update: May 11, 2023