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Samye Monastery was Tibet’s first monastery where some of the earliest monks were ordained. Built in the 8th century, the site is famous for both its age and for its shape as a giant mandala—a symbol of the Buddhist universe—with the central temple representing Mt. Meru in Buddhist cosmology.

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Dranang, Tibet, China
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Day Trip: Tibet Samye Monastery

Day Trip: Tibet Samye Monastery

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Visit the sacred Samye Monastery on a day-long tour from Lhasa. Surrounded by stunning scenery, the site was the first Buddhist monastery to be built in Tibet. Learn about its lauded mandala design and admire a variety of Asian architectural styles as you explore with a guide. Admission fees are included, but Tibet travel permits are at your own expense and must be arranged with the local supplier 20 days before you travel.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$240.00
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$240.00
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Overview tour of Tibet - 6 days, pick up from Lhasa airport

Overview tour of Tibet - 6 days, pick up from Lhasa airport

Tour provides overview of main places to see in Lhasa and vicinity. Perfect for the first time visit to Tibet. We will take care of the organization of the entire trip: Tibet Travel permit, pick up and drop off at Lhasa airport, accommodation at 3-star hotel (breakfast and lunch incl.), and include guided tours to Potala palace, Jokhang Temple, Drepung monastery, Sera monastery, and Norbulingka. Please allow at least 3 weeks for Tibet travel permit to be issued and to be delivered to the address of the hotel in China of your choosing. Please contact us through Tripadvisor, via either email or phone number to provide us address of your hotel in China and details of date and time of your arrival to Lhasa airport for pick up. We also would need your passport information, nationality, gender, and details of your Chinese visa to be able to facilitate Tibet travel permit
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  • 6 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,070.00
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6-Day Small Group Lhasa and Yarlung Tsangpo Valley Tour

6-Day Small Group Lhasa and Yarlung Tsangpo Valley Tour

This tour included all the highlights in Lhasa city: Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple,Barkhor Street, Sera Monastery and Drepung Monstery. You can appreciate the Yarlung Tsangpo (Tibet’s largest and longest river)and visit the Samye monastery(the first Buddhist monastery built in Tibet). Go for Kora (religious circle) around Hepori hill and enjoy the sand surrounding you. The local Tibetan English-speaking guide will help you understand Tibet culture better and you don't need to worry about the Tibet permit issue. Airport or train station pickup and drop-off also included for added convenience.
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  • 6 days
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$805.27
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Ganden Samye Trekking

Ganden Samye Trekking

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Tibet Shambhala Adventure introduce you Tibet differently by arranging different unique and authentic Tibet trek. Ganden Samye trekking is one of the mid level best Tibet trek. It is not only one of the most attractive Tibet treks but also a Tibetan traditional pilgrimage trail between the two famous monasteries which are Ganden and Samye monasteries. Ganden monastery is the first ever Gelukpa school monastery built in 15th century by the great master Tsongka, the founder of the Gelukpa school and the Samye monastery is the first ever Nyingmapa or the first ever Tibetan monastery which was built in 8th century by the 38th Dharma King called Trisong Detsen. It is three and half days Tibet trek and the total distance of the Ganden Samye Tibet trek is around 80Km. The average daily walking hour is around 5-6 hours. The most part of the Ganden Samye Tibet trek is not very difficult except the Shugarla pass which is around 5000m so the day of trekking across Shugar la.
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  • 10 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,684.22
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6-Day Private Tour from Lhasa to Tsedang in Tibet

6-Day Private Tour from Lhasa to Tsedang in Tibet

Lhasa is the new capital and Tsedang is the old capital for Tibet, this 6-day tour will let you explore the colorful temples, market and enjoy the plateau landscape from Lhasa to Tsedang. Moreover, you will meet the nice local Tibetan guide and local people.
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  • 6 days
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$2,798.95
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