Tibet Gyama Trekking

11 Days
Tibet
2
Strenuous
  • Trip Code: Tibet Gyama Trekking
  • Trip Type: Trekking
  • Max. Altitude: 5500
  • Travel Mode: Surface/Air

The Gyama Valley is a broad agricultural tributary of the Kyi Chu River, located to the east of Lhasa. Barley fields sprawl across this valley floor, which is splendid with small villages, settlements and temples, including the shrine commemorating the birthplace of Emperor Song Tsen Gampo. It takes 4 days walk from Gyama to Samye and is one of the finest treks in central Tibet. After visiting Samye monastery, we will cross Yarlung Tsangpo River and drive to Tsetang. The next day morning we will go to Lhasa from where we will continue our journey to Tashido near Namtso Lake and camp there for one night. From Namtso Lake, it is a 3 days trek to Damshung via Kong-La, which is an unforgettable route.

Overview
Trip Code Tibet Gyama Trekking
Trip Duration 11 Days
Trip Type Trekking
Trip Grade Strenuous
Min Group Size 2
Max Altitude 5500
Trip Start Lhasa
Trip End Lhasa
Best Season April-Nov
Transportaion Surface/Air
Meals All meals during the trekking and Expedition & Rest of the part on Bed and Breakfast basis
Acommodation Lodges/Hotels/Tented camp
Itinerary

Fly To Gongar.Transfer to Lhasa,Check in to Hotel.

AM: Guided tour of Potala,the Winter Palace of Dalai Lama. PM: Guided tour of Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Market.

AM: Guided tour of Drepung, biggest Monastic University of Tibet. PM: Guided tour of Norbulinka, the Summer Palace & Sera Gompa.

Drive to Gyama, enroute visit Ganden Monastery Over Night Camp.

Arrange the Yaks and trek to Thocha Over Night Camp.

Trek over the Tsepla Pass. Over Night Camp.

Trek to Yarmalung, the (Retreat Centre) Over Night Camp.

Trek to Samye and Visit the Monastery Over Night at Guest House.

Drive to Tsedang via Mindroling Monastery Over Night at Tsedang.

Explore the Yarlung Valley,Yumbulakhang the first Castle built for Tibetan King and Trandruk Temple.

After Breakfast transfer to Airport to connect flight to Chengdu/Kathmandu

Service Includes/Excludes

Trip Cost Include:

» Accommodation as per program on bed and breakfast basis, Trekking section in full board
» Transportation by 1 unit land cruiser/Van/Coaches
» All necessary permits
» 1 English-speaking Tibetan guide
» Entrance fee including Potala, Jorkhang, Yamdrok, Pelkor Chode& Kumbuk, Tashilunpo
» Airpot pick up and drop
All camping equipments

 

Trip Cost Exclude:
» Airfares and airport tax
» China visa
» Lunch and dinner not mentioned above
» Tips, drinks and expense due to nature
» Tibet Visa fee
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