Overview

Ganden and Samye is famous pilgrimage route situated in high altitude areas. Ganden is situated at (4,180 m) height where as Samye is situated a bit lower altitude at 3,540 m) As,Ganden is situated 45 km East of Lhasa on the Highway that follows the south bank of the Kyi Chu to Medro Gongkar. This place is one of the most beautiful sites in central Tibet, which is considered to be an abode of Champa, the future Buddha. The monastery was perched on the ridge called Gokpo Ri, the site was chosen by Tsong Lhapa in (1357-1419) for his first meditation where the monastery was built later. This is one of the great monasteries out of six others, built by Gelukpa sect. The trek provides a superb means of access to explore the Tibetís first monastery and an institution founded in the 8th Century.


Details Itinerary

Day    01: Transfer to Kathmandu Airport for flight to Lhasa. Upon arrival you will be met by our Tibetan agent and transferred to the Hotel

Day    02-03:    Sightseeing tours in Lhasa (Potala palace, Sera Monastery, Jokhang temple and Bakhor street, Drepung Monastery)

Day    04:    Drive to Shigatse (approximately 4-5 hours) following the Lhasa River. Afternoon visit the Tashilumpo Monastery. Overnight at Shigatse Hotel

Day    05:    Drive to Kharta, you leave the highway and drive close to Kharta where your trekking crews will set the first camp. The magnificent views of Lhotse, Cho Oyu and Everest is expected from the camp

Day    06:    Trekking (4-5 hr) towards the mountain ranges. You will see the magnificent views of Makalu and Everest,  overnight camp

Day    07:    Trek to Tangmoche-4350m (4-5 hr)

Day    08:    Trek to Sagar- approximately 4800m  (4-5 hr)

Day    09:    Trek to Pola Valley- 4500m via Doya Ri- 5300m (7-8 hr)

Day    10:Trek for about 3 hour and drive to Everest base camp-5150m, overnight camp

Day    11:    Excursion to the Rongbuk glacier for the magnificent view of Mt. Everest, return to BC for overnight camp

Day    12:    Drive about 150 km to the Cho Oyu base camp, overnight camp at Driver's camp-4900m

Day    13:    Excursion to Cho Oyu base camp  (approx. 5 hr)

Day    14:    Trekking back to Driver Camp and drive to Zhangmu, overnight at hotel

Day    15:    Clearing the Chinese customs, travel down to the Friendship Bridge where you re-enter Nepal and after completing the immigration formalities drive to Kathmandu (4-5 hr), transfer to the hotel. Tour ends...

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COST INCLUDES:

Airport transfers
Twin sharing accommodations in tourist standard hotels including breakfast
Travel permits and visa fee
Monastery entrance fee
Meals 3 times a day during the trek
Accommodation in 2 men tent and porters during the trekking period
Transportation by Land cruiser and supporting truck.

COST EXCLUDES:

Air tickets and airport taxes
Lunch and dinner except trekking periodT
Travel / medical insurance and emergency rescue
Tips and personal expenses
Photography charges
Any cost arising from Landslides, road blockage hiring extra porters, extra transport cost
Nepal re-entry visa fee

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