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Day Tour: Tibet Ganden Monastery provided by Tibet Vista

Day Tour: Tibet Ganden Monastery

Day Tour: Tibet Ganden Monastery
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AU$241.93
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About
This full-day Tibet day tour is designed for you to explore the Ganden Monastery, which is a favorite because of its fantastic views while doing the kora, a type of Buddhist pilgrimage, around it. Drive up to Ganden along winding mountain road, tourists can see the far view of Splendid monastery complex on the top of the mountain and the beautiful views over the Lhasa valley.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 8h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
English
Know before you go
  • Duration: 8h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Available languages
English
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 7462P14
Call 0061 (87) 2285 255
Important information
Inclusions
  • Small-group (2-12 persons)
  • Hotel Pickup and drop-off
  • English-speaking, local Tibetan guide
  • City tour tourist vehicle
  • Liability travel insurance
  • Drinking water provided during the trip
  • Entrance fee of tourist site
  • Entry/Admission - Ganden Monastery
Exclusions
  • Lunch
  • Tibet Travel Permit (USD$50 per person)
Duration
8h
Departure details
  • Traveller pickup is offered.
  • Pickup Point: Clients' Hotel in Lhasa downtown Dates: Daily Seeoff point: Returns to original departure point
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Additional information
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Book at least 20 days in advance so tour operator may attain your Tibet Permit. Tibet Permit will be delivered to customers' delivery address / hotel addressin one city of China. Please note your tour operator will contact you after the booking is confirmed.
  • Travelers are required to provide photocopy of passports and China L visas at least 20 days prior to travel date.
  • Notice: Customers' airport pick-up and drop-off in Lhasa need be arranged by tour supplier. If customers fly to Lhasa from Kathmandu, please do not apply for China L Visa in advance, because customers need apply for their Tibet Group Visa from China Embassy in Kathmandu via travel agency. Before that, they need ask for invitation letter from tour supplier. If customers fly or take a train to Lhasa from one city of China, they need apply for their China L Visa from China Embassy in their country.
  • A valid passport and China L Visa used to apply for Tibet Permit are required on the travelling period
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Travelers who got a Tibet Travel Permit from another travel agency cannot book this day tour
  • Travelers are required to book multiple day tours from the same suppliers if their plan includes multiple destinations in Tibet
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travellers
Inclusions
  • Small-group (2-12 persons)
  • Hotel Pickup and drop-off
  • English-speaking, local Tibetan guide
  • City tour tourist vehicle
  • Liability travel insurance
  • Drinking water provided during the trip
  • Entrance fee of tourist site
  • Entry/Admission - Ganden Monastery
Exclusions
  • Lunch
  • Tibet Travel Permit (USD$50 per person)
Departure details
  • Traveller pickup is offered.
  • Pickup Point: Clients' Hotel in Lhasa downtown Dates: Daily Seeoff point: Returns to original departure point
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Duration
8h
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Book at least 20 days in advance so tour operator may attain your Tibet Permit. Tibet Permit will be delivered to customers' delivery address / hotel addressin one city of China. Please note your tour operator will contact you after the booking is confirmed.
  • Travelers are required to provide photocopy of passports and China L visas at least 20 days prior to travel date.
  • Notice: Customers' airport pick-up and drop-off in Lhasa need be arranged by tour supplier. If customers fly to Lhasa from Kathmandu, please do not apply for China L Visa in advance, because customers need apply for their Tibet Group Visa from China Embassy in Kathmandu via travel agency. Before that, they need ask for invitation letter from tour supplier. If customers fly or take a train to Lhasa from one city of China, they need apply for their China L Visa from China Embassy in their country.
  • A valid passport and China L Visa used to apply for Tibet Permit are required on the travelling period
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Travelers who got a Tibet Travel Permit from another travel agency cannot book this day tour
  • Travelers are required to book multiple day tours from the same suppliers if their plan includes multiple destinations in Tibet
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travellers
Itinerary
  • You'll get picked up
    See Important Information for details
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    Ganden Monastery
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
    Starting from your hotel in the morning with your tour guide, you will drive about 38 miles (60 kilometers) to the Ganden Monastery. Driving northwards along Lhasa River, you will enjoy the fantastic Lhasa River bathed in cozy sunlight. Following the winding road to the top of Wangpori mountain standing 12,470 feet (3,800 meters) above sea level, you will come to Ganden Monastery, which is one of the "Great Three" Gelugpa monasteries of Tibet, founded by the Great Tsongkhapa in 1409. It is interesting to trek Lingkor (circle) around the monastery and then see one of the main sites - Serdung, which contains the tomb of Tsongkhapa. Also, see the Great Tsongkhapa's meditation cave and many religious figure statues and not to mention the beautiful views over the Lhasa valley. The monastery has dozens of chapels, and the main chapels have fresh red walls with golden roof shining. After visiting the monastery, you will have a short hiking around it to see lots of carved Buddhist scriptures on the rock and pilgrims circling the monastery. After that, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Lhasa city.
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  • You'll return to the starting point
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Jeff brown
Apr. 2019 • Solo
Jenny was a fantastic guide. Very knowledgeable about the history of Lhasa and Tibet. She was very accommodating to my special requests. I would take another tour with Jenny any time.
Written 1 May 2019
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