La Ken La is a mountain pass which Located in Dangxiong County, Lhasa and has an altitude of 5,190 meters. You can’t miss it if you plan to visit Namsto Lake, as it is just on its way where you can have a overview of the Namsto Lake and have a rest.

What to See/Do: At La Ken La mountain pass stands a stone tablet, on which height above sea level is clearly marked. You will also see prayer flags hanging on stones. It is not as suffocative as said in legend, but will feel the fierce wind and see fractured prayer flags. Standing at the mountain pass and looking into north area, you will find how blue, vigorous and broad the Namtso Lake is. The temperature at La Ken La is very low, we suggest you bringing a thick coat in advance.
Duration: 1 hour
Admission: Free
Address: Dangxiong County, Lhasa, Tibet Autonomous Region
Opening time: It opens all day.
Public transport: Self – driving or charter a car.


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