Ganden Samye trekking tour - both way fly (10 days)
To accomplish all the trekkings in Tibet, we must drive or fly from Kathmandu to Tibetan land first. Hence this trip begins with a flight from Kathmandu to Lhasa directly. You'll spend four days in Lhasa for acclimatization and sightseeing tours that covers the visit of the spiritual centers of Tibet: the Jokhang Temple, Sera and Drepung monasteries & the Potala Palace.
You will be spending next five days in the trekking section which begins a 45 km drive to Ganden from Lhasa, we visit the monastery, one of the main Gelugpa sect of Buddhism. This five days trek crosses 2 over 5000m passes enroute and the total trekking distance is 80 KM. This trek has a perfect combination of elevation, moisture and aspect.
Upon arriving in Samye, we visit the the monastery-the only monastery that represents Nyingmapa sect of Buddhism (red capped).
Day to day itinerary:
Day 01: Fly Kathmandu to Gongar airport and transfer to hotel in Lhasa (100 km Morning- visit Potala palace and afternoon- visit Sera Monastery
Day 02: Morning- visit Jokhang temple and Barkhor street and afternoon- visit Drepung Monastery
Day 03: Drive from Lhasa to Ganden Monastery (65 km) and overnight camp
Day 04: Trekking from Ganden to Yama Do (5 hours)
Day 05: Yama Do to Tsotup Chu Valley (5 hours)
Day 06: Tsotup Chu Valley to Herders' camps (5 hours)
Day 07: Herders' camps to Changtang (4 hours)
Day 08: Changtang to Samye (4 hours)
Day 09: Drive from Samye to Tsetang.
Day 10: Transfer to the airport and fly to Kathmandu.
For Cost details of above package, Please contact us.
The above Package includes the following services:
Travel alien permit fee of Tibet
Monastery entrance fee
2 star standard hotel accommodation with breakfast
Meals 3 times a day
Accommodation in 2 men tent and porters during the trekking period
Transportation by Land cruiser and supporting truck
China visa fee
The above Package does not include:
Lunch and dinner except trekking period
Flight ticket (Kathmandu-Lhasa-Kathmandu) and airport taxes
Tips and personal expenses
Any cost arising from Landslides, road blockage hiring extra porters & additional transportation cost.
Nepal re-entry visa fee
In every 15th paying pax, 16th one will be complementary