This tour will take you to “the cradle of Tibetan Civilization” Tsedang to discover the mystery of Tibetan Buddhist in Tibet’s most revered Palaces and Monasteries. Sightseeing includes: Yumbulakang (Tibet’s first palace), Samye Monastery (Tibet’s first monastery), and Trundruk monastery (It has a long history, and boasts many sculptures and paintings from ancient times). In Trundruk monastery, you will see a stunning Tangkha of Pearls decorated with a total of 29,026 pearls.
Recommended Groups: Suitable for most groups, though highly recommend for seniors and students. You will see the most important religious and cultural sites in Tibet and learn about Tibetan history, culture and religion in-depth.
Conditions: The tour pace is comfortable, with a maximum altitude of 3,650 meters above sea level. This tour starts in Lhasa. Traveling from Lhasa to Tsedang will take about 5 hours, tar road in good condition. Stay overnight in Tsedang before going back to Lhasa. Tsedang lies on the south bank of the Yarlung Zangbo, and the climate there is the same as that of Lhasa. It will be fairly easy for tourists to find food and lodging in Tsedang.
Best time: Anytime of the year. Avoid peak season (July and August) as the price will be very high.