Trekking in Nepal
Tourism Licence No: 1948/072

Ganden To Samye Trek - 14 Days

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Trip Highlights

  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu
  • Scenic Flight to Lhasa
  • Sightseeing in Lhasa
  • Camping Experience
  • High lakes and bleak, remote mountain passes
  • Sprawling ruins of Ganden remain a stunning sight
  • Getting immersed in Tibetan history and their bizarre version of Buddhism
Ganden to Samyek trek has been one of the most famous treks. Ganden to Samye trek is the beautiful and stunning trek, located at east of Lhasa, following after the south bank of the Kyi Chu to Medro Gongkar Ganden to sayme trek begins from the Ganden monastery which is at a height of 4180m. The Ganden monastery is 32km away from Lhasa by road and is above the Kyi Chu River.
For Tibet, Ganden to Samye trek is able to make its own space in the trekking field. Even at present, this region is not open for all trekkers without a notable trekking permit and Tibetan guide. This Gaden to Samye trek is directly associates central Tibet and yatro Drak range which are the major monasteries.
Ganden to Samye trek offers alluring and stunning landscape and way into the first monastery of Tibet. Viewing clear lakes, beautiful alpine forest and grazing land with two centers of Tibetan spiritual way of life are the major high lights of Ganden to Samye trek.
As the Ganden to Samye trek does not allowed an ondividual to move alone without Tibetan guide directly implies that the way Ganden to Samye trek visualize is not that much easy. May and October months are quite good to go for the trek. This trek passes with two passes above 5000 meters.

Outline Itinerary:

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu

Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu

Day 03: Flight to Lhasa (3,650m)

Day 04: Sightseeing in Lhasa

Day 05: Sightseeing in Lhasa

Day 06: Free day

Day 07: Drive to Ganden monastery

Day 08: Trek to Hepu, Yama Do

Day 09: Trek to Tsotup Chu valley

Day 10: Trek to Herder’s camp

Day 11: Trek to Wango

Day 12: Trek to Samye and drive to Tsetang

Day 13: Explore day

Day 14: Departure

Cost Includes

  • All necessary Tibet travel permits
  • Pick up and drops from airport and hotel
  • Private vehicles (van or Hiace or bus) for transportation
  • Accommodation in Tibet on twin sharing basis with breakfast
  • Everest National Park admission fee and Grass dame charge
  • English speaking, trained and experienced Tibetan guide
  • All fees for sightseeing and visits to monasteries as outlined in the itinerary
  • All applicable taxes and service charges

DETAILS ITINERARY

Day 1

​Arrival in Kathmandu

After you landed in Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathamndu then Our one representative staff will receive you in the airport and transfer to the hotel. Stay night at hotel.

Day 2

​Sightseeing in Kathmandu

Second day, after breakfast we will be ready for the sightseeing of Kathmandu valley. We will visit mainly those places which are listed by UNESCO in the world heritage sites. Just like Pashupatinath, Swayambhunath, Boudhanath etc. Stay night at hotel.

Day 3

​Flight to Lhasa (3,650m)

After breakfast we will move to airport to take our flight to Lhasa. Stay night at hotel.

Day 4

​Sightseeing in Lhasa

Wake up early morning and take breakfast and be ready out for the sightseeing in Lhasa. We will visit Jokhang temple and Potala palace. Potala palace is known as the significant landmark of the eastern structural design. It is said that first impression of sightseeing in Lhasa will make us to remember throughout the life. Stay night at hotel. 

Day 5

​Sightseeing in Lhasa

Today one day more again we will set out for the sightseeing in Lhasa. We will visit Drepung monastery, the largest monastery. It is located at the hidden rocky edge beyond the city. Then after we will move to visit sera monastery, whitewashed walls and sprawl of golden roofs. Stay night at hotel.

Day 6

​Free day

Today is the day for taking rest to strengthen your muscles so you will entirely acclimatized more about Lhasa. You can walk around the nearby areas to know more about Lhasa. Stay night at hotel.

Day 7

​Drive to Ganden monastery

We will take a drive to Ganden monastery from Lhasa. Ganden monastery is one of the earliest and largest Buddhist monasteries in Tibet and famous for its Buddha painting unfolding festival. Stay night in a tented camp.

Day 8

​Trek to Hepu, Yama Do

We start our trek to Hepu, Yama Dofrom Ganden monastery. We start from the left point on the Ganden Kora then slowly walk all along the lumber trail. After leaving the trail, we will walk into the astounding scenery prior to cross an ancient Hepu village. Stay night in a tented camp.

Day 9

​Trek to Tsotup Chu valley

Spending a night at Yama Do, we will trek to Tsotup Chu valley; continue the trail all through the vertical gully, climbing the stream bank. At last we will climb up above the Shug la mountain pass and start ascending all the way through treacherous fields. As soon we will reach to Tsotup Chu, the huge stream twisting all through the floor of valley. Stay night in a tented camp.

Day 10

​Trek to Herder’s camp

Today we start our trek to Herder’s camp from Tsotup Chu valley.  We will move further towards the Chitu la pass with an elevation of 5,100 meters. Stay night in a tented camp.

Day 11

​Trek to Wango

We proceed towards to Wango, we will find that the trail is more easy and comfortable all through the forest. We will get time to take pleasure from the magnetic forests and streams. Continually walking reaches us to Nyango known for the village of sturdily. Following the route to Samye through Gokar La from Lhasa we will come into Wango. Stay night in a tented camp.

Day 12

​Trek to Samye and drive to Tsetang

Taking breakfast we will depart from Wango to samye for talking a troublefree visit towards an ancient monastery, then we will catch ferry cross ways the widest section of Brahmaputra. Gradually we will drive to Tsetang and check in the hotel. Stay night at hotel.

Day 13

​Explore day

Today is our exploring day we will explore the near surrounding of Tsetang. Mainly we will have a good insight about the native. Staying there following their own culture and the sense of belongingness. Stay night in hotel.

Day 14

​Departure

Today is our last day in Lhasa, early morning we will move to airport to take our flight. After landed in Tribhuvan International airport and your next plan depend on you. Whether you want another next tour or want to return back to our own home town. 

Cost Includes

  • All necessary Tibet travel permits
  • Pick up and drops from airport and hotel
  • Private vehicles (van or Hiace or bus) for transportation
  • Accommodation in Tibet on twin sharing basis with breakfast
  • Everest National Park admission fee and Grass dame charge
  • English speaking, trained and experienced Tibetan guide
  • All fees for sightseeing and visits to monasteries as outlined in the itinerary
  • All applicable taxes and service charges

Cost Excludes

  • Accommodation in Nepal or mainland China
  • Chinese visa fee
  • International flights
  • Travel insurance
  • Meals other than breakfast in Tibet
  • Tips for guide(s) and driver(s)
  • Nepalese visa fee
Note 
  1. The above itinerary can be customized according to your preferences. If you want to make any changes please write here.
  2. The above trekking can also be done in camping. If you are interested in camping trek, for the pricewrite here.
  3. The above price is standard rate, If you want deluxe rate please Contact Us

Trip Extension 
• Home stay in Nepal
• Volutourism in Nepal
• Rafting in Nepal
• Mountain flight in Nepal.
• Bhutan paro tour 
• Cycling tour

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Trip Facts

Duration: 14 Days
Accomodation: Hotel
Seasons : March , April , May , Aug, Sep, Oct & Nov.
Type: Moderate
Activities : Trekking / Sightseeing
No. of Pax : 1-12 pax.
Starts From : Kathmandu
Ends at : Kathmandu

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