Lhasa - Namtso
Lake - Lhasa (Lunch)
Our tour guide will meet you in your
hotel lobby at 08:30 in the morning.
Tour to the Drepung Monastery and
explore caves, temples, and pagodas.
After lunch, visit the Sera Monastery.
Transfer back to your hotel.
Monastery: Known for its high
standards in academic study, it was
called the Nalanda of Tibet. Drepung
Monastery was built in 1416, it currently
covers an area of 250,000 square meters.
In its heyday, it held as many as
7,700 monks. One of the monastery's
highlights is the thangka unveiling
at the Shoton Festival in August.
Monastery: Built in 1419, it is
one of the six main monasteries of
the Gelugpa of the Tibetan Buddhism.
The monastery is famous for the daily
spiritual debates of the monks. Covering
an area of 114,946 square meters,
Sera Monastery has many Buddha statues
and beautiful murals in the halls.