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Tibet Ganden Samye Trek has come out as the most remarkable trek in Central Tibet and it is taken as an address of Champa, the future Buddha. The Samye Monastery or Samye Gompa is the first Buddhist monastery that was built in Tibet. It was well-known first constructed between 775 and 779 CE under the backing of King Trisong Detsen of Tibet who desired to revitalize Buddhism which had denied since its introduction by King Songtsen Gampo in the 7th century. The monastery is situated in Dranang Shannan Prefecture. It was supposedly modeled on the design of Odantapuri monastery in what is now Bhiar, India. The 18th century Puning Temple of Chengde, Hebei, China was designed after theSamye Gompa.
Ganden placed 45 km East of Lhasa on the Highway which pursues the south bank of the Kyi Chu to Medro Gongkar. Ganden Monastery or Ganden Namgyeling is one of the‘’Great Three’’Gelukpa university monasteries of Tibet, situated at the top of Wangbur Mountain, Tagtse County, 36 km ENE from the Potala Palace in Lhasa with an altitude of 4,300m. The other two Green Monasteries such as Sera Monastery and Dreoung Monastery. its name is Ganden Namgyal Ling (dga’ ldan rmam rgyal gling) whereas Ganden means “Joyful’’. It is the Tibetan name for Tusita, the heaven where the Bodhisattva Maitreya is said to dwell Namgyal Ling means “victorious temple”.
The best season for the trek is from mid-May to Mid-October whereas summer season can be wet but the mountains view will be clearly visualized and wildflowers color the alpine meadows. This demanding trek crosses two passes over 5,000m, connects the Tibet two most important monasteries and takes less than 50 km from Lhasa