Duration:16 days

Difficulty Level:medium

Price:US$ 00

Group Size:3-4 adults

Gyama to Samye Valley Trek ( 8 Days trekking and 7 Days City )

One of the most popular Lhasa valley treks, this follows the ancient pilgrimage route that linked Tibet's first monastery Samy with the holy city of Lhasa. Taking seven to nine days, this trek crosses a 5000 metre pass and starts in the Gyama valley, the birthplace of Songtsen Gampo, Tibet's most famous emperor.It costs 4 days walk from Gyama to Samye and is one of the finest treks in central Tibet . After visiting Samye Monastery, we will trek across Yarlung Tsangpo River and drive to Tsetang. The next morning we will go to Lhasa.. From Lhasa, we continue our journey by driving to Tashido near Namtso Lake and camp there for one night. From Namstso Lake it will take 3 days to trek to the town of Damshung via the Kong-La pass, a route that is simply unforgettable.
         

Itinerary:     
Day 01
Fly Kathmandu, Chengdu or Beijing to Lhasa in Tibet.
Day 02-03:
Sightseeing of Potala Palace, Norbulinka, Drepung & Sera monasteries, Jokhang Temple, and Barkhor Bazaarin Lhasa.
Day 04:
Drive to Gyama and organize yaks. Camp.
Day 05-08:
Trek from Gyama to Samye monastery.
Day 09:
After visiting Samye monastery across Yarlung Tsangpo River and drive to Tsetang.
Day 10:
Drive to Lhasa.
Day 11:
Drive to Tashido of Namtso Lake.
Day 12-14:
Trek from Tashido over the kong-La pass to Damshung and camp there.
Day 15:
Drive back to Lhasa
Day 16:
Trasnfer to airport for flight to Kathamandu.