Gaden Ngachen Chenmo Festival

GRADE

Moderate

TRIP DURATION

9 days

BEST SEASON

April to November

GROUP SIZE

From single person

TRIP Altitude

3700 meters

CUSTOMIZE TRIP

On Request

Trip Highlights

Visit Kathmandu and sightseeing around the valley, visit Lhasa and all the sightseeing places, Gaden Ngachen Chenmo Festiva, Visit Tibet's oldest monastery Samey and Ganden, and wonderful Tibetan Landscape and Probably the best mountain flight over the Everest and Himalaya.

Trip Overview

End of October according to Tibetan lunar calender is commemorating as the death anniversary of Tsongkapa. So Tibetans use to called it Gaden Ngachen chenmo.

During Gaden Ngachen Chenmo Festival every monasteries and house hold burns countless butter lamps everywhere and chant prayers in his honor. Tibetan people use to make round around the Bakhor and monasteries along with small prayer wheel in right hands and rosary in left hand. Later in evening they eat “Thinthuk”(typical Tibetan noodle)
What you can see during the festival?

- Tibetan brush their houses only once a year during that period
- Peoples preparing for the butter lamps during daytime.
- Hundreds of Tibetan gather infront of Jokhang to commemorate the death anniversary of Tsongkapa.
- Countless of butterlamp around the lhasa city.
- Common Tibetan peoples chanting in his owner.
- Almost every Tibetan living in lhasa gather at jokhang square and rotate around the Barkhor street in the evening.
  • Day 01 Arrival in Kathmandu /day at leisure/hotel
  • Day 02 Full day sightseeing/Hotel
  • Day 03 Fly to Gonggar /Transfer to Tsetang /Hotel  
  • Day 04 Sightseeing of Sayme (3700m) and drive to Lhasa (3490m)/hotel
  • Day 05 Visit Potala, Sera and Norbulinka /hotel
  • Day 06 Visit Drepung, Jorkhang & Barkhor /hotel
  • Day 07 Visit Ganden Monastery/excursion around back to Lhasa
  • Day 08 Drive to Lhasa airport and fly to KTM /rest day at leisure/hotel
  • Day 09 Drive to airport for departure
Kathmandu
  • International airport pickup and drop service
  • Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu
  • Welcome and farewell dinner

Tibet
  • Hotel accommodation in twin sharing room on bed and breakfast basis
  • Air ticket; Kathmandu to Lhasa
  • Transportation by 4500 model Land-cruiser / Mini coach as per group 
  • size
  • Sightseeing with Tibetan guide as per itinerary
  • Monastery entrance fees
  • Tibet visa and travel permit
  • Oxygen bag indide the Jeep
Kathmandu
  • Food
  • Personal expenses
  • Travel insurance
  • Nepal entry visa fee 

Tibet
  • Insurance & emergency rescue charges
  • Extra porter & transport charges in the event of landslides
  • Personal clothing & accessories including sleeping bags
  • Others not specified in above cost inclusions list

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