Lhasa-Ganden-Samye trek

Trekking in Tibet is one of the greatest way to know and explore the beauty of nature in the mountainous areas. Our trekking package in Tibet will take you to some of the world famous trek routes going through the valleys and great mountain passes. Trekking in Tibet will enable you to take a peek at the true lifestyle of Tibetans, nomads and shepherds. You will know about their way of life in harsh dry areas with mountains and lakes. Trekkers can also enjoy festivals in Tibet and mingle with the locals. We make sure that most of our trekking in Tibet includes a visit to Lhasa to give our clients a full view of cultural aspect of Tibet and its people.

Day 1
Fly Kathmandu to Lhasa (3660 m)
Day 2
Sightseeing in Lhasa
Day 3
Sightseeing in Lhasa.
Day 4
Lhasa / Ganden Monastery (4180m)
Day 5
Rest in Ganden (4180m) for acclimatization
Day 6
Trek to Yama Do (4250m)
Day 7
Trek to Tsotup Chu Valley across 5250 meter Shug La
Day 8
Trek to Herder’s Camp
Day 9
Trek to Wango
Day 10
Trek to Samye
Day 11
Explore the Yarlung Valley
Day 12
Drive to Gonggar Airport and Departure (trip ends)

Lhasa is the administrative capital of Tibet and it is the 2nd most populated city on the Plateau. It is located at an altitude of 3,490 m and is one of the city located on the highest altitude. Instead of fly in/out of Lhasa, this tour this is much more adventurous because of beautiful flora and fauna Himalayan scenery, crossing over high passes etc along the way. When we get to Lhasa, we will have a chance to visit historical sights of Lhasa such as Norbu Linka (the former summer palace of Dalai Lama), Potala (the former winter palace of Dalai Lama), Bharkor bazaar (the biggest market of Tibetan people), Drepung Monastery (biggest monastery in Lhasa), Sera monastery (The popular Monastery in Lhasa, Tibet, Jokhang temple, the most sacred and oldest temple in Tibet etc.

We starting Ganden-Samye trek at an altitude of 4180m at Ganden Monastery crossing Shogu-La Pass at 5250m and moving toward the Buddhist monastery called Samye Monastery at 3540m. This trek is a big challenge and the altitude gains are sometimes over the recommended limit.



Accommodation in twin sharing basis as per the itinerary on BB basis

Four Wheel drive (4500 or 2004 model Toyota) with Govt. license holder driver during the tour

English speaking Tibetan Guide

Transportation as per the itinerary by necessary vehicle

Monastery entrance fee

1 Support Truck for camping supply

Yak and Yak herder

Tibet Travel permit

Camping environment taxes if necessary

Emergency portable oxygen cylinder

Trip Information pack

Tibet Visa Fee


Nepal re-entry visa fee

Lunch and Dinner in hotels

Alcoholic beverages and bar bills

Extra costs due to Landslides, road blockage and other such weather related problems

All expenses of personal nature, phone calls, laundry etc.

Expenses incurred during rescue services

Services not mentioned herein.