Ganden Samye Trek
After touring the great palaces and ancient Buddhist temples of Lhasa trek across the Tibetan mountains from Ganden to Samye – two of the most sacred monasteries of Tibet. 4-Day trekking from Ganden To Samye Monastery. This tour starts in Lhasa, the sacred city and capital of Tibet, where we will explore its great palaces, monasteries and temples. We drive to Ganden Monastery and start 4-day trek over the Tibetan mountains to Samye, the first and holiest monastery of Tibet. The trek through highland yak pastures and over Shugu La pass (5200m/17000ft) takes us to a sacred mountain where many great Buddhist saints and teachers meditated, including Guru Padmasambhava, the founder of Tibetan Buddhism. The breathtaking views of the snow-capped peaks as well as the views of Tibetan countryside will make the journey an unforgettable one. Witness Buddhist prayer ceremonies, visit the homes of local Tibetans and observe religious customs to help understand the Tibetan religion and life. Once in the Yarlung valley we visit the impressive Yambu Lakang and the tombs of the ancient Tibetan Kings. A wonderful journey to the heart and soul of Tibet.
Day 1ARRIVE LHASA
Fly Kathmandu to Lhasa in Tibet. Hotel.
Day 2-3LHASA SIGHTSEEING
Visit Potala Palace, Norbulinka, Drepung & Sera monasteries, Jokhang Temple, and Barkhor Bazaar. Hotel.
Day 4 LHASA - GANDEN
Drive to Ganden. Vist Ganden Monastery. Walk to campsite. Camp
Day 5-8GANDEN - SAMYE TREK
Trekking over the Tibetan mountains from Ganden Monastery to Samye the oldest monastery in Tibet. Camping.
Day 9SAMYE - TSETANG
Visit Samye Monastery. Drive to Tsetang. Visit Yambu Lakhang and Tombs of the ancient Tibetan Kings. Hotel.
Day 10DEPARTURE FROM TIBET
Transfer to airport for flight to Kathmandu, Chengdu or Beijing. End of Ganden to Samye Trek in Tibet.
Included and Additional Expences
- Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & drop off by car / Van / Bus.
- Guided city tour as per above program.
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