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Ganden - Samye Trek

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Fact of Trip

Trip Length: 11 Days

Activity: Cultural Spiritual Experience

Season: All Year Around

Trip Level: Moderate

Accommodation:  Hotel

Transportation: Jeep/Van/ Flight

Ganden Shmye trekking is an eleven days trekking tour that includes Lhasa, Ganden and Samya trip, 4 days trek and camping. This tour has mild trekking and lots of visiting and sightseeing so this tour is suitable for a family and group of school level students. Places, people get to visit in this tour can give them lots of knowledge about the ancient architecture and art and crafts. 

In this tour people will get to see extravagant monuments like Potala palace, Jokhang Temple, Sera Monastery, Drepung monastery and Barkhor Market, which is probably the busiest place in Lhasa. Visit to Ganden and Samya and monasteries are also on the list. These are the things we will do during the 11 days period:

Ganden Samye Trekking Tour Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Lhasa explore around Lhasa.

Day 02: Sight Seeing in Lhasa – Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Bazar. Overnight at Hotel

Day03: Sightseeing in Lhasa Drepung and Sera Monastery. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 04: Drive from Lhasa to Takse to Ganden (4,500m)50km ,04 -05 hrs.

Day 05: Trek from Ganden to Yama Do(4,850m) 17km, 06 – 07 hrs.

Day 06: Trek from Yama Do to Tsotup Chu Valley (5,050m) 10km, 05 -06  hrs.

Day 07: Trek from Tsoup Chu Valley to Harder Camp 14km, 05 -06 hrs.

Day 08: Trek From Harder Camp to Wangdo 14km, 05 -06 hrs.

Day 09: Trek from Wangdo to Samye then drive to Tsedang  39km 04 -05 hrs

Day 10: Drive Tsedang(3,580m) to Lhasa 120km.

Day 11 : Lhasa to fly back to your onward destination.

Services Includes:

  • Accommodation on Hotel/Guest House and tent Camp. As per the above itinerary.
  • Transportation by 4WD Land crusier.  
  • All Sightseen and entrance fee as per the itinerary.
  • All Necessary Travel and Trekking Permit.
  • All trekking Equipment in including mattress and tent.
  • One Small Supporting Truck to bring logistic support + foods. (Above 03 Pax)
  • Yak and Yak man During the Trek to bring Luggage and food.
  • Daily Breakfast during stay in Hotel and full board (B/L/D) Basis during stay in Tent Camp.
  • Necessary Government taxes and Service charge.

Service Excludes:

  • Lunch and Dinner during stay in Hotel/Guest House.
  • Nepal Re-entry visa fee.
  • Sleeping bag and Down jacket (Good Quality thick one)
  • Laundry,Telephone call and hot water Bottle
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips for Guide, Driver and Sherpa Staffs
  • Travel expenses
  • Gyammow Bag (Pressure Bag)
  • Medical fee if in case of emergency
  • Hiring porter or Horse.
  • Rescue and Evacuation Service
  • Any Additional cost due to Natural calamity and Unforeseen Circumstances and etc.