- Duration:18 Days
- Trip Grade:Moderate
- Max Elevation:5250 m.
- Start Point:Lhasa
- End Point:Lhasa
- Max Group Size:2
- Best Time:May till October
Ganden to Samye trek program we will explore great palaces, monasteries, and temples in Tibet before driving to Gyanden. After visiting Ganden Monastery we start our 4 days 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.
Ganden to Samye Trek, after visiting Sayme we drive through central Tibet via Yamdrok Tso, to the historical towns of Gyantse and Shigatse and further by 4-WD jeeps to the famous Rongbuk Monastery and day-hike to North Everest Base camp from where the views of the North Face of Mt. Everest is awesome. After exploring North Everest Base Camp and the surrounding area we will follow the 2-day drive over the beautiful Tibetan landscape and get to Kathmandu
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.
Day 01 Upon arrival transfer to hotel/welcome dinner followed by brief
Day 02 Day at leisure/hotel
Day 03 Arrive in Lhasa (3660 m) - 45 minutes drive from Gonggar airport to Lhasa â€“ 93 km
Day 04 Sightseeing in Lhasa - (Sera Monastery, Norbulingka, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Square)
Day 05 Sightseeing in Lhasa - ( Drepung Monastery and Potala Palace)
Day 06 Drive from Lhasa to Ganden (4500m) 45 km â€“ Ganden Monastery
Day 07 At Ganden for acclimatization
Day 08 Trek to Yama Do
Day 09 Trek to Tsotup Chu Valley across 5250 meter Shug La.
Day 10 Trek to Herder's Camp
Day 11 Trek to Wango â€“ (Yamalung Hermitage)
Day 12 Trek to Samye & drive to Tsedang (before leaving Samye visit to Samye Monastery)
Day 13 Drive to Gyantse via Yamdrok lake/hotel
Day 14 Drive to Shigatse/hotel
Day 15 Drive to Old Tingri
Day 16 Drive to Friendship Bridge and to Dhulikhel/hotel
Day 17 Day at Leisure/shopping day/evening farewell dinner/hotel
Day 18 Drive to airport for return journey
- International airport pick up and drop service
- Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu in 3 stars in double occupancy
- Welcome and farewell dinner
- Accommodation in twin sharing room on bed and breakfast basis
- Flight ticket 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
- Grassland fees for Kharta Valley
- Fully catered camping trek supported by Nepalese (Guide, Cook, Helpers) crew & Tibetan guide
- Personal expenses
- Travel insurance
- Nepal entry visa fee
- Personal expenses
- Travel insurance
- Medical evacuation in case of emergency
- All bar bill
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Nepal is a nation between India and Tibet known for its temples and Himalayan mountains, which include Mt. Everest. Kathmandu, the capital, has a mazelike old quarter filled with Hindu and Buddhist shrines.
From Kathmandu to Pokhara alone, trekking team was very organized and professional! advice to anyone who wants to move to contact the agency, Hari and his brothers will realize your dreams! The landscape was simply extraordinary and people are very hospitable!!
I have been from Kathmandu to Pokhara alone, trekking team was very organized and professional! advice to anyone who wants to move to contact the agency, Hari and his brothers will realize your dreams! The landscape was simply extraordinary and people are very hospitable!!
We did the 12-day itinerary trekking to Everest Base Camp. We booked it all from England and communicated with the owner Hari via email. Such a nice family that owns and runs this business. Very friendly and welcoming. We had loads of cups of tea with them in their shop in Thamel before and after our trek.