Trip Code: TGS
Ganden - Samye is one of the most popular treks in Central Tibet. Both these places are situated 45 km east of Lhasa to the south bank of the Kyi Chu to Medro Gongkar. This trek is a most pleasant for nature, culture and adventure enthusiasts. The trail passes through lakes, high snowy passes, and mountains, lush alpine meadows, nomads’ tents, Tibetan settlements, sacred sites, in the end culminating at the barren, desert-like surroundings near the Samye Monastery (3540m). Samye is Tibet's first monastery founded in Tibet during the reign of King Trison Deutsen.
The Ganden Monastery is perched on a ridge-Gokyo Ri, which was chosen by Tsong Khapa for his meditation. This monastery is considered one of the greatest amongst the other six monasteries which belong to Gelukpa Sect. Ganden to Samye trek links two of the most important monasteries in Central Tibet and the trail crosses the Yatro Drak range of mountains that divide the Tsangpo basin and the Lhasa Valley. The trek provides superb and pristine scenery along with access to Tibet's first monastery. The best time for this trek is from May to Mid of Oct. Trek Himalayan highly recommends Ganden - Samye trek only for those who have experience in hiking and camping in higher-elevation wildernesses.
The most popular trek in Tibet, offers highland adventure & insight into the Tibetan Buddhism, Lhasa sightseeing, crossing over high passes, visit Samye monastery, encounter nomads, trip begins with direct flight to Lhasa & ends driving back to Kathmandu
Note: It is mandatory to send your scanned passport details 4 weeks prior to trip departure at: firstname.lastname@example.org