Ganden Samye Trekking

Tour info

1 week 3 days
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Why take this tour?

Tibet Shambhala Adventure introduce you Tibet differently by arranging different unique and authentic Tibet trek. Ganden Samye trekking is one of the mid level best Tibet trek. It is not only one of the most attractive Tibet treks but also a Tibetan traditional pilgrimage trail between the two famous monasteries which are Ganden and Samye monasteries. Ganden monastery is the first ever Gelukpa school monastery built in 15th century by the great master Tsongka, the founder of the Gelukpa school and the Samye monastery is the first ever Nyingmapa or the first ever Tibetan monastery which was built in 8th century by the 38th Dharma King called Trisong Detsen. It is three and half days Tibet trek and the total distance of the Ganden Samye Tibet trek is around 80Km. The average daily walking hour is around 5-6 hours. The most part of the Ganden Samye Tibet trek is not very difficult except the Shugarla pass which is around 5000m so the day of trekking across Shugar la.

What’s included?

  • Breakfast

  • Accommodation as mentioned in the program on twin sharing basis,

  • All necessary Tibet entry and road permits,

  • 1 Local Tibetan English speaking guide,

  • Transportation by good conditioned mini van

  • All entry fees to the sites and monasteries,

  • BB inside the hotel and full board during the camp,

  • All camping equipments except sleeping bags,

  • All camping fees,

  • Cook and asistant with all utensils,

  • Different kinds of snack like biscuit, cheese, dried and fresh fruit during the camp,

  • Pack Yak and Yak men for the trek

  • Oxygen in the vehicle and during the trek incase needed.

  • Entry/Admission - Potala Palace

  • Entry/Admission - Sera Monastery

  • Entry/Admission - Ganden Monastery

  • Travel insurance including trip cancellation and emergency evacuation

  • Expenses of a personal nature (alcoholic beverages, laundry, phone call, etc.);

  • International and domestic flight/train tickets.

  • Lunch and Dinner in the hotels,

  • Sleeping bags,

  • Tips for the guide and driver,

  • Any extra cost in the event of landslide or any other personal nature expense that are not mentioned

  • (Note: We can help you to book your flight or train tickets, especially domestic ones);

Things to know

Before you book

  • Duration: 10 days

  • Mobile tickets accepted

  • Instant confirmation

Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Operated by:

Tibet Shambhala Adventure

About operator:

Tibet Shambhala Adventure as a fully registered and internationally licensed adventure travel company under the administration of Tibet Tourism Bureau and the China National Tourism Bureau always hold key importance to take the best care of our clients and the quality service. We are officially list as one of the top 5 leading international adventure travel companies in Tibet owned by Tibetans.We are specialized in Tibet trekking, Kailash adventure tour, small peak climbing, Motor biking, Mountain biking, ventures to remote, less visited parts of the Tibetan topography. We offer tailor-made unique Tibet tour or Tibet trekking tour throughout the Tibet who want to get off the beaten track, using horses or Yak to carry the luggage by less driving.

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