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Hotel at Namtso Lake: Where to Stay at Holy Namtso Lake

September,14 2018 BY Master Kungga Dundruk 0 COMMENTS

Namtso Lake is widely considered as the must-go place when traveling to Lhasa City. Appreciating the magnificent sunset and sunrise as well as the starry sky makes guesthouses there popular. Follow us to see where to stay at holy Namtso Lake.

Things you need to know before finding a guesthouse in Namtso Lake

1. Due to the high elevation and the constantly changing weather, no star-rated hotel is available in the scenic spot of Namtso Lake.
2. What you can book through the internet or from a travel agency is the guesthouse with limited resources (Mostly the standard room or multi-bedded room with no independent toilet but the basic living necessities including the running water, light, electric blanket, cushion, and wool quilt).
3. Two options are provided for visitors to stay overnight in Namtso Lake: book a guesthouse or sleep in your camp tent.
4. No big meals are provided in Namtso Lake guesthouses but some simple Tibetan food and Sichuan dishes with a comparatively high price. (Highland barley wine, fried goat lungs, air-dried meat, and tsampa are supplied by most of the guesthouse)
5. Visitors mind the accommodation conditions in Namtso Lake have an option to stay in Damxung County, about 62 km away from the Lake without shuttle buses.
6. Book online in advance or choose a reliable travel agency to help solve all the problems. Our travel consultants focus on arranging you the most appropriate guesthouses and hotels on Tarshi Dor Island as well as in Damxung County after the thorough negotiation and consideration of your travel requirements.

Top tips for finding the perfect Namtso Lake hotels

Visitors choose to stay in guesthouses in the scenic spot of Namtso Lake. Never expect too much to the accommodation in Namtso Lake since almost all the hotels and restaurants are guesthouses far more inferior to those in Lhasa City and are built mainly by boards and iron sheets. Follow us to see the differences among these guesthouses before booking them.

Most exclusive hotel with refined decoration and highest price

Shenhu Namtso Hotel
Location: Tashi Dor Island
Standard Room price: CNY 380
With comparatively fine decorations and large scales, Shenhu Namtso Hotel is regarded as the best hotel on Tarshi Dor Island with a large lobby and considerate services. Most of the rooms in this hotel are multi-bedded rooms with wool quilts and blankets. Postcards can be sent from this hotel and many souvenirs related to the Lake are sold here. Very close to the public toilet.

Shenhu Namtso HotelShenhu Namtso Hotel on Tarshi Dor Island

Mid-priced hotels with comfortable environments and high reputations

Youyuan Hotel
Location: Tashi Dor Island
Standard Room price: CNY 213
A newly built hotel with neat sheets, intimate services, and good reputations. Very close to the Lake. Nyenchen Tonglha Mountains can be viewed from room windows. A little bit far from the public toilet. Foods served in this hotel are delicious.

Sichuan and Chongqing Hotel (Chuanyu Hotel)
Location: Tashi Dor Island
Standard Room price: CNY 218
Large and favorably commented hotel with a large parking lot and neat living rooms.

Chuanyu HotelChuanyu Hotel

Mianyang Restaurant Hotel
Location: Tashi Dor Island
Standard Room price: CNY 240
Large-scale hotel with very big multi-bedded rooms. Neat and comfortable. With good cooking skills, the hotel owner offers considerate services. Rooms are spacious and bright with good ventilation.

High performance cost ratio guest houses with great reputations

Yujian Hotel
Location: Tashi Dor Island
Standard Room price: CNY 121
A romantic hotel with not luxurious decoration but kinds of delicious food. Sitting under the starry sky and enjoying the well-roasted fish. The popular lamb and beef hot pot are first recommended. Besides, rooms in this hotel are neat and clean. The hotel owner is favored by his hospitality.

Old Chengdu Sichuan Cuisine Hotel
Location: Tashi Dor Island
Standard Room price: CNY 135
Excellent hotel with good reputations. Neat and clean sheets and considerate services. Food served in this hotel is of good taste and beyond all praises. Electric blankets are awesome. Nice hotel with comparatively lower prices.

Old Chengdu Sichuan Cuisine HotelOld Chengdu Sichuan Cuisine Hotel

Shenyang Hotel
Location: Tashi Dor Island
Standard Room price: CNY 180
Large-scale hotel with well-decorated guest rooms. Warming machine is provided through the cold night. Rooms with perfect sunlight and good ventilation. Provide kinds of food. This hotel is regarded as the few biggest hotels in Tarshi Dor Island.

Sha County Snack Hotel (Shaxian Xiaochi Hotel)
Location: Tashi Dor Island
Standard Room price: CNY 155
Namtso Lake can be reviewed from the guest house. No large and convenient parking lot.

Insider tips:
1. The weather is quite cold at night at Namtso Lake even in summertime, so a warmer prepared in advance can definitely guarantee you a good sleep. - Check Namtso Lake Weather and Climate
2. Pack a clean bed sheet with you since most of the guesthouses in Namtso Lake do not change the sheets frequently.
3. Bring a torch when you hurry to the public toilet and watch your steps.
4. Hot drinking water is provided in every guesthouse.
5. Visitors planning to do the Namtso Lake kora can also find guesthouses with almost the same conditions at Shengxiangtianmen (Another attraction located in the north side of the Lake).

Other restaurants in Namtso Lake

In peak tourist season (Mid-April to October), visitors from all over the world swarm to Namtso Lake and makes the recommended hotels full. With limited accommodation capacity, hotels listed below can also be your options when you decided to stay overnight at the Lake.

Chongqing Yuxiu Restaurant
Location: Tashi Dor Island
Standard Room price: CNY 218

Sichuan Nanchong Restaurant
Location: Tashi Dor Island
Standard Room price: CNY 298
With breakfast for two persons

Sichuan Food Restaurant (Chuancai Fanguan Hotel)
Location: Tashi Dor Island
Standard room price: CNY 110

Damxung Snow land Inn
Location: Tashi Dor Island
Standard Room price: CNY 110

Chengdu Restaurant
Location: Tashi Dor Island
Standard Room price: CNY 138
Room space is a bit narrow,

Memory Hotel (Jiyi Hotel)
Location: Tashi Dor Island
Standard Room price: CNY 84

Chongqing Yubei Restaurant
Location: Tashi Dor Island
Standard Room price: CNY 160
With breakfast for two persons

Yujian BNB
Location: Tashi Dor Island
Standard Room price: CNY 133

Yuanlai Hotel
Location: Tashi Dor Island
Standard Room price: CNY 117
Good reputation
Neat but a little bit small rooms with braised chicken provided.

Sichuan Flavor Household Hotel (Chuanwei Renjia Hotel)
Location: Tashi Dor Island
Standard Room price: CNY 178

Grandma Hotel
Location: Tashi Dor Island
Standard Room price: CNY 209
The secretly-made hot pot is popular in this hotel. Neat rooms and clean sheets.
Close to the public toilet.

Top tips for finding the perfect Damxung County hotels

62 km off the Namtso Lake there sits the Damxung County with much better hotels than the Lake guesthouses. Visitors mind the accommodation in Namtso Lake can choose to check hotels in Danxung County. Having received millions of visitors every year, hotels here have become fully fledged. With different scales and considerate services, hotels at all levels can be found in Damxung County. Just follow us to meet the most popular hotels here.

Best Hotels in Damxung County

Hongyuan Grand Hotel
Location: No.19, East Road of Dangqu River, Damxung County
Standard Room price: CNY 320
Luxurious and grand hotel in Damxung with large rooms and perfect ventilation. Soft bed mattress with warm wool quilts. Neat and clean room equipped with underfloor heating. A very comfortable hotel for high-status visitors.

Huayu HotelHuayu Hotel in Damxung County

Huayu Hotel
Location: No.147, East Road of Dangqu River, Damxung County
Standard Room price: CNY 240
Upscale hotel in Damxung County with tasty Sichuan cuisines. Quiet and comfortable. Large rooms with neat and clean sheets.

High performance cost ratio hotels with public praises

Thank Inn Chain Hotel
Location: Tuanjie Road, Damxung County
Standard Room price: CNY 185
A themed hotel with large rooms and big beds. Beds of standard rooms are even bigger than most of the beds in Damxung hotels. Soft bed mattress with thick quilts. Self-contained with excellent sunlight. This hotel is the most popular one in Damxung County.

Shenghu Tourist Hotel
Location: No.186, East Road of Dangqu River, Damxung County
Standard Room price: CNY 133
High performance cost ratio hotel with all kinds of rooms to provide. Neat and clean with TV and independent toilet. Large rooms with bright sunlight and perfect ventilation. Located in a good place convenient to hang out.

Shenghu Tourist HotelShenghu Tourist Hotel in Damxung County

Xiangyun Business Hotel
Location: Opposite side of the Armed Force Department, Damxung County
Standard Room price: CNY 173
Extremely large hotel rooms with intimate services. Bed sheets have never slept in and the room condition is perfect. Provide carriage carrying services. Convenient to hang out and park your vehicles.

Featured Hotel in Damxung County

Kangma Hot Spring Hotel
Location: No.18, West Road of Dangqu River, Damxung County
Standard Double price: CNY 189
Located at the ticket office of Namtso Lake, Kangma Hot Spring Hotel is featured by its natural hot spring. Besides, the ethnic music and dance performances are also regarded as the highlights of this hotel. Rooms are clean with underfloor heating and well decorated. Provide hot bath water for 24 hours and extremely fast wireless networks.

Kangma Hot Spring HotelRooms and restaurants in Kangma Hot Spring Hotel

Insider tips:
1. There's no doubt that hotels at Damxung County are in every aspect greater than guestrooms at Namtso Lake. But the distance drives the visitors living in Damxung County to get up much earlier to reach the Tarshi Dor Island and get things ready to shoot the sunrise. If you do not bother this one-hour trip to Namtso Lake in the very early morning, or your health condition does not allow you to stay at Namtso Lake, living in Damxung County can also be a good choice.
2. Most of the visitors choose to stay overnight on Tarshi Dor Island at Namtso Lake is not just for the sunrise, they also don't want to miss the starry sky at night.
3. No matter where you choose to stay, do not forget to bring an oxygen bottle in case of emergency.

Master Kungga Dundruk

About the Author - Master Kungga Dundruk

The Lhasa-born prodigy used to study business overseas, and got his Bachelor of Business in Nepal and India before moving back to his homeland.With pure passion for life and unlimited love for Tibet, Kunga started his guide career as early as 1997.

Responsible, considerate and humorous, he devoted his entire life guiding and serving international tourists travelling in Tibet.As a legendary Tibetan travel guru with 20-year pro guide experience , he once had an exclusive interview with the US media. Currently he is working in Tibet Vista as the Tour Operating Director. Whenever our clients run into troubles, he is your first call and will offer prompt support.

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