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Tsedang Samye Tour, 15 Days Tibet Travel and Tour

Tsedang Samye Tour is a beautiful 15 days Tibet Travel and Tour begins from Lhasa and ends in Gyirong exploring Everest Base Camp and Namtso lake. Samye and Tsedang Monastery is a historical, cultural and religious importance places of Tibet. It will take you to an exotic hidden city flourished with delighted natural scenery, ancient cultural and civilizations. Tsedang Samye Tour is a worthwhile tour from Lhasa to Samye Monastery, ferry crossing to Mindroling Monastery. It is the best selling and a must do tour in Tibet. Please email us at and call or leave message on WhatsApp +977 9851023742 to book and know more about Samye Tsedang Tour information. We offer a cheap basic, budget and standard Tsedang Samye Tour cost from $2250-$2680 with departure dates of 2023/2024.

Trip Facts

Tour Name: Tsedang Samye Tour

Tour Duration: 15 Days

Tour Difficulty: Easy

Tour Season: April to November

Tour Altitude: 3650m- 5200m

Tour Cost: USD 1850- USD 2500

Group Size: 1 - 12 people

Tour Package: Standard

Mode of Transfer: Van/Car/Flight

Start/End of Tour: Lhasa/Kathmandu

The 15 days Samye Tsedang Tour  is a scenic tour in Tibet which discovers beautiful  monasteries of Tibet-Samye and  Tsedang.

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Tsedang Samye Tour explores Lhasa, Samye and Tsedang monastery in Tibet. Tsedang is the place where Tibetan civilization is said to be origin. Tsedang is also a core place of Tibet civilization. There are a lot of historical interests places around Tsedang. These places are Samye monastery, Mindroling and Trundruk monasteries, and also first Palace in Tibet named Yumbulakang is also famous. After Samye and Tsedang tour, we continue overland tour to Kathmandu visiting Namsto lake, Yamdrok Lake, Gyantse, Shigatse and Everest Base Camp.

This is a unique tour in Tibetthat explores Tibetan civilization and highland scenery of lakes, pasture, cities and monasteries. During 15 days Samye Tsedang Tour, we first visit Samye Monastery and Tsedang monastery. This is a testimony of the acceptance of Buddhism in Bon dominated Tibet. We then come to Lhasa, the capital of Tibet and spend 3 days walking around Lhasa tour.

Day 01: Kathmandu to Lhasa (3650m) and drive to Tsedang(3600m, 100km)
Upon arrival we meet you at Lhasa airport and drive to Tsedang (3600 m / 100km) by suitable vehicle and Overnight at Hotel.
Day 02: Tsedang to Samye( 3700m, 60km)
Morning visit Yumbulakhang, Tandruk and Yogi Padmasambhawa and drive to Samye in the afternoon. Overnight at Guest House.
Day 03: Samye to Lhasa (3650m, 160km)
Visit Samye Monastery, the first monastery in Tibet and drive back to Lhasa in the afternoon. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 04: Lhasa Tour
After breakfast in the morning, Visit Potala Palace and in the afternoon, Visit Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Bazzar.
Day 05: Lhasa Tour
Morning visit Drepung Monastery and in the afternoon visit Sera Monastery.
Day 06: Lhasa Tour
Free day for personal activities and explore Lhasa on your own.
Day 07: Lhasa - Tsurphu (4480m) and Namtso Lake (4730m/ 260km)
After breakfast drive to Tsurphu (65km) and visit Tsurphu Monastery and scenic drive through an excellent road to Namtso lake, the highest and biggest salt lake in the world. Explore the lake, good chances to see the Nomads. Overnight at Tented guest house.
Day 08: Namtso to Lhasa
Explore and hike near lake, drive back to Lhasa.
Day 09: Lhasa to Gyantse(3950m/270km)
Drive to Gyantse via colourful Yamdrok Lake(4488m),Khamba la(4794m ) and Karo la (5,010m).
Day 10: Gyantse - Xigatse (3900m/90km.)
Morning visit Phalkor Choide, Kumbum and drive to Xigatse, Visit Panchen Lama's Tashilumpo Monastery and Overnight at Hotel.
Day 11: Xigatse - Shakya (4280m/150km)
Drive to Shakya and visit Shakya Monastery is one of the Tibet's most impressive man made sights and one of the largest monastery and Overnight at Hotel.
Day 12: Shakya - Xegar (4050m/140km)
After breakfast drive to Xegar and Overnight at Hotel
Day 13: Xegar - Rongbuk (5000m/100km).
After breakfast drive to Rongbuk and visit Monastery and Everest Base Camp(5200m/8km) by horse cart or drive back to Rongbuk and Overnight at Guest house.
Day 14: Rongbuk - Gyirong (2300m/240km)
After breakfast Continue drive to Gyirong via Lalung la pass and Pikutso Lake.
Day 15: Gyirong - Kathmandu (1300m/156km)
After breakfast drive to the Friendship bridge at Nepal/Tibet border and meet Nepali guide and drive to Kathmandu via Syabrubesi and Trisuli Bazaar.

Cost Included:

  • Airport pick up and departure transfer
  • Twin sharing hotel accommodation with breakfast in Kathmnadu and Bhutan
  • Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley as per above programs.
  • 4WD with experienced driver during the tour.
  • Tibet travel permit.
  • English speaking guide during the tour.
  • Twin sharing accommodation during the tour with breakfast.
  • Monasteries entry permits.
  • Lhasa city tour as per the program.
  • Round trip flight (Kathmandu - Lhasa - Kathmandu).

Cost Not Included:

  • Lunch, dinner duirng Kathmandu and Tibet tour
  • alcoholic beverages
  • Nepal visa
  • Travel insurance
  • Flight Cost
Trek Gear List: No need to bring unnecessary trekking equipment with you for Tsedang Samye Tour. The following trekking equipment and gears are recommended before Tsedang Samye Tour. Most of the trekking equipment what you will need can be rented or purchased  in Nepal either in Kathmandu or Lhasa at cheap price. We will help you with the necessary arrangements. Except your day pack all the luggage will be carried by porters. There is an allowance of 15 kg per person. Additional personal items not needed for the trekking part of the trip can be stored in the storage room of hotel without extra cost.

  Head: Sun hat or scarf Light balaclava or warm fleece hat Sunglasses with UV protection 

  Lower Body: Under Garments Hiking shorts Lightweight cotton long pants Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms Fleece or wool pants (seasonal) Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants

  Feet: Thin, lightweight inner socks Thick, warm wool hiking socks Hiking boots with spare laces Camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals) Gaiters for hiking in winter to the   base camp 

  Upper Body: T-shirts Light and expedition weight thermal tops Fleece jacket or pullover Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional) Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric)   shell jacket Down vest and/or jacket 

  Hands: Lightweight gloves Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer (seasonal) 

 Accessories: Sleeping bag rated to zero DC Headlamp (e.g. Petzl Zoom) with spare bulbs and batteries Trekking Bags/Duffel bag Basic First Aid Kit Large plastic bags - for keeping items dry inside trek bag Day pack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches) Trekking Poles Water bottle (2) or camel bag Toiletries (Small wash towel, Toilet papers etc) Ear Plug (who know some people on group are snoring) 

Toiletries: 1 medium sized quick drying towel Tooth brush/paste (preferably biodegradable) Multipurpose soap (preferably biodegradable) Deodorants Nail clippers Face and body moisturizer Feminine hygiene products Small mirror 

  Personal Hygiene: Wet wipes (baby wipes) Tissue /toilet roll Anti bacterial hands wash 

 Extras/Luxuries: Binoculars Novels Trail Map/Guide book Journal & Pen iPod Pencils and small notebooks Travel game i.e. chess, backgammon, scrabble Modest swim suits (for Kathmandu)


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