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Lhasa: Nobrulingkha Sera Temple & Drepung Monastery with Lunch Full Day Tour

8 Hours
On request
  • Old Buildings in the Buddhist Drepung Monastery

Today, enjoy a visit to Norbulinka Park, which was the summer residence of the Dalai Lama. It is a building with 370 rooms and is set amid a one hundred-acre garden.

Continue on to the Sera Monastery. Built in 1419, this monastery is a training centre for Buddhist monks. Later, you will visit Drepung Monastery, one of 10 active lamaseries in Tibet, dating back to 1416. Approximately 300 lamas still live and work here. As Tibet's largest and the most important temple of Gelugpa in Tibetan Buddhism, the Drepung Temple is especially known as the site of the annual Shoton Festival, with its dramatic unfurling of a giant Buddha tapestry on the hillside.

Duration: 8 Hours

Departs: 9 a.m. - Returns: 5 p.m.

From: Lhasa

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EXC LHADAYCITS14: 2 31 Jan 2019
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