Lhasa, China
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Delve into Tibet’s renowned religious heritage on an 8-hour tour of Drepung Monastery and Sera Monastery from Lhasa. At your first stop, you’ll explore the caves, temples, and pagodas that comprise Drepung Monastery, only recently reopened to the public. Visit, too, Sera Monastery, a 13th-century complex famed for hosting passionate debates between novice and senior monks. Hotel pickup and drop-off in Lhasa are included.
  • 8-hour tour of Drepung Monastery and Sera Monastery from Lhasa
  • Travel with ease from Lhasa to two of Tibet's most famous monasteries
  • Discover the pagodas, caves, and temples of Drepung Monastery, only reopened to the public in 2013
  • See the famous debating monks at Sera Monastery
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in from the GangGyan Hotel in Lhasa
At 9:30am, greet your guide in the lobby of the GangGyan hotel, located in central Lhasa. From here, you’ll make the 30-minute journey to the Drepung Monastery and learn about the complex’s rich history along the way.  
Hear about when the monastery was closed down due to the incitement of a violent protest, visit the former residences of Dalai Lamas, and discover the scenic temples, caves, and pagodas scattered across the colossal grounds.
Then, you’ll continue to 15th-century Sera Monastery, known as the home of the debating monks, to watch raucous debates between novice and senior monks on the doctrines of Tibetan Buddhism.   
Your tour concludes with drop-off at your original departure point at around 5:30pm.
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