Yilhun Latso is one of the most beautiful lakes in Kham. Cradled by the Chola Mountains, the crystal clear latso ("life force lake") sits between glacial peaks that tower as high as 6,100 m/20,000ft. Painted and carved prayer stones dot the shoreline, offsetting the water's distinct green hue. The forest and meadows encircling the lake are home to more than 150 species of wild animals; including black necked cranes, red deer and snow leopards. Set in an unsullied and truly picturesque landscape, Yilhun Latso is an excellent place for hiking, camping and relaxation.