Day trip to Drepung and Sera monasteries

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After breakfast, you will start your tour to Drepung monastery. It will take you 15 minutes to reach Drepung monastery by van. You will visit the biggest monastery in Tibet and it will take you between 2-3 hrs.
Drepung monastery is the largest monastery in Tibet, built in the 15 th century by Jamyang Choeje who is one of Tsongkapa's foremost disciple. The monastery is beautifully located up in a hill at the distance of 7 Km from the old section of the city and it is the biggest monastery in Tibetan Buddhism. The monastery has four main colleges with numerous small chapels and house chapels, known as Khangtsen in Tibetan. There are around six hundred monks nowadays.
After visiting Drepung monastery, you will return to the downtown and have your lunch. Afternoon, you will be visiting Sera monastery which is the second largest monastery in Tibet. You will see the most interesting monks debating.
Sera monastery was founded in around 15th century by Jamchen Choeje who is another famous disciple of Tsongka pa and it is the second largest monastery of Tibet. There are three big colleges with numerous chapels and house chapels. The most attraction to visit this monastery is to see the monks debating which hold from 3-5Pm everyday apart from Sunday
  • After breakfast, you will start your tour to Drepung monastery. It will take you 15 minutes to reach Drepung monastery by van. You will visit the biggest monastery in Tibet and it will take you between 2-3 hrs.

    Drepung monastery is the largest monastery in Tibet, built in the 15 th century by Jamyang Choeje who is one of Tsongkapa's foremost disciple. The monastery is beautifully located up in a hill at the distance of 7 Km from the old section of the city and it is the biggest monastery in Tibetan Buddhism. The monastery has four main colleges with numerous small chapels and house chapels, known as Khangtsen in Tibetan. There are around six hundred monks nowadays. After visiting Drepung monastery, you will return to the downtown and have your lunch. Afternoon, you will be visiting Sera monastery which is the second largest monastery in Tibet. You will see the most interesting monks debating. Sera monastery was founded in around 15th century by Jamchen Choeje who is another famous disciple of Tsongka pa and it is the second largest monastery of Tibet. There are three big colleges with numerous chapels and house chapels. The most attraction to visit this monastery is to see the monks debating which hold from 3-5Pm everyday apart from Sunday

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