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Gaden-Samye Valley Trekking


Total Duration:12 Days

Trip Grade:Moderate

Meals:Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

Transportation:Private Vehicle

Accommodation:Lodge + Camping

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Gaden-Samye Valley Trek is one of the original and oldest trekking trails in Tibet. We will begin our journey with a sightseeing tour in Lhasa. Our list includes the 17th-century Potala Palace, the summer palace of Dalai Lama-Nobrbulinka, Barkhor Street as well as Sera and Drepung Monastery.

It takes you to Samye Valley, home of the Samye Monastery, Tibet’s oldest monastery, built in the 8th century AD. We will also visit and circumambulate Ganden Monastery (4180m) en route. Ganden Valley lies by the Kyi Chu River which majestically runs through the western part of Tibet.

The trail involves crossing the two highest mountain passes of Shug La (5450m) and Chitu La (5100m). One of our memorable journeys would be through Tsotup Chu Valley where we will encounter rivers, ravines moraines, and verdant Juniper woods. We will finally traverse through Yarlung Valley and finally exit Lhasa. The trek will bring you closer to the values and wonders of Tibetan Buddhism.

Day to Day Itinerary

Day 01:Fly from Kathmandu to Lhasa 3650m

Day 02:Lhasa Sightseeing

Day 03:Lhasa Sightseeing

Day 04:Lhasa Sightseeing

Day 05:Drive to Ganden 4180m

Day 06:Ganden to Yama Do 4250m.

Day 07:Yama Do to Tsotup Chu Valley across 5250m. Shug La

Day 08:Tsotup Chu Valley to Herder's Camp

Day 09:Herder's Camp to Wango

Day 10:Wango to Samye, Drive to Tsetang

Day 11:Explore the Yarlung Valley

Day 12:Lhasa to Kathmandu Fly

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