Lot of precious murals have been kept well in Samye Monastery. The murals are telling the ancient famous stories of Tibetan Buddhism and historical events of monasteries.

Samye Monastery

Samye Monastery(桑耶寺) is deservedly the most popular destination for travellers in Shanna.
Yamdroktso Lake is a freshwater lake in Tibet

Yamdroktso Lake

Yamdrok Lake (羊卓雍錯湖) is a freshwater lake in Tibet, it is one of the three largest sacred lakes in Tibet.
Yumbulagang Palace

Yumbulagang Palace

A finer, tapering finger of a structure that sprouts from a craggy ridge overlooking the patchwork fields of the Yarlung Valley, Yumbulagang Palace is considered the oldest building in Tibet, which is a remarkably impressive sight, with a lovely setting.
The white glacier is spectacular from the highway

Karola Glacier

The Karola Glacier (Kǎruòlā Bīngchuán, 卡若拉冰川), one of Tibet's three major continental glaciers, is located on the boundary of Langkatse and Gyantse counties.
Chim-puk Hermitage is  a colleciton of caves in northeast of of Samye.

Chim-puk Hermitage

Chim-puk Hermitage (青朴寺) is a warren of caves northeast of Samye that was once a medication retreat for Guru Rinpoche.
Trandruk Monastery

Trandruk Monastery

Trandruk Monastery is one of the earliest Buddhist monasteries in Tibet, having been founded at the same time as the Jokhang Monastery and Ramoche Monastery in Lhasa.
Chongye Burial Mounds

Chongye Burial Mounds

Chongye Burial Mounds, Tombs of the Kings at Chongye, or Tibetan Kings’Tombs, represent one of the few historical sites that give any evidence of a pre-Buddhist culture in Tibet.
Namseling Manor

Namseling Manor

Namseling Manor is a well preserved manor which was built in the Ming Dynasty.
Yamalung Hermitage

Yamalung Hermitage

It is possible to head up the valley directly behind Samye Monastery to the Yamalung Hermitage(聂玛隆圣洞), around 20km from Samye.
Dratang Monastery

Dratang Monastery

About 48km east of Gongkar airport is the turn-off to the 11th-century Dratang Monastery(扎塘寺), located 2km off the main road in the Drannang Valley.
Gongkar Chode Monastery

Gongkar Chode Monastery

Gongkar Chode Monastery(贡嘎曲德寺)is located on a hill top cliff in the Gongkar valley on the southern side of the Tsangpo River, on the Lhasa Gonggar Airport road to the south of the main road, 75 kilometres from Lhasa.

Lhasa – Tsetang – Gyantse – Shigatse – Lake Namtso – Lhasa

The tour will take you to some great cities in Tibet and show you the dreamy natural views and the origin of Tibetan Buddhism. After a 4-day visiting in Lhasa, you will head to the east and discover the symbols of the Tibet culture then enjoy the two of top three holy lakes.

Lhasa - Lake Namtso - Tsetang - Lhasa

This journey starts from exploring Lhasa city, then drive to Namtso for a ‘Heavenly Lake’ experience. On the way, you will enjoy the vast grassland and charming natural scenery. The last station is to head to Tsedang for discovering the "cradle of Tibetan civilization" and Samye Monastery, the first monastery in Tibet.

Lhasa - Samye - Lhasa

Besides the must-see attractions in Lhasa, the biggest highlight of this 5-day private tour is to visit Samye Monastery, which is located near the Brahmaputra river and the first monastery in Tibet requires monks to shave head.  

Lhasa – Tsetang – Lhasa

Are you a fan of Tibetan history? If yes, come and join this private tour which will show you the first temple, the first palace in Tibet and the largest mausoleums of Tibetan kings from the 29th. to 40th. generation, including the great Songtsen Gampo.

Lhasa - Tsetang - Gyantse - Shigatse - Lhasa

This is a tour of exploring the Tibetan culture. You can visit all the influential monasteries, palaces, temples in Yarlung Valley, which is considered as “the cradle of Tibetan civilization”. You can also see Tibetan incense and engraving workshops in Nyemo County – the birthplace of Tibetan language.  

Lhasa - Tsetang - Nyingtri -Pomi - Nyingtri - Lhasa - Lake Namtso - Ali - Darchen - Mt.Kailash - Lake Manasarovar - Saga - EBC - Shigatse - Gyantse - Lhasa

This exciting tour covered most of the tourist attractions in Tibet. It’s a great chance to gain insights into the beautiful views, culture and Tibetan Buddhism of the holy land. As a long adventure on the high Plateau, this journey is for warriors who are strong-willed and fearless.

Lhasa – Ganden Manastery - Trek to Samye Manastery – Lhasa

This trekking tour will offer you a unique journey from Ganden to Samye. After an exploration in Lhasa city and suburb, the trekking will start in Ganden. During the following 4 days, you will enjoy the scenery of valleys, mountains, and lakes. You will finally arrive in Samye and have a view of the golden spires of Samye.

Lhasa - Samye – Trekking - Chimpuk - Tsetang - Lhasa

This tour will lead you to visit the main tourist sites inside and outside of Lhasa, then drive to Samye, where you will do a trek to Chimpuk Hermitage, once a meditation retreat for Guru Rinpoche. If you feel good, you can climb up to the peak of Chipmunk.

Lhasa - Nyingtri - Tsetang - Lhasa

This tour begins with a three-day sightseeing in Lhasa, then you will set off for Nyingchi which is called the Tibetan Switzerland. Later you will arrive Tsetang to feel close to the "cradle of Tibetan civilization" and the origin of Tibetan Buddhism.

Lhasa - Lake Namtso - Nyingtri - Tsedang – Gyantse – Shigatse - EBC - Zhangmu – Kathmandu

This tour connected two of the holiest lands in Asia. Starting from Lhasa and ending in Kathmandu, it’s a journey of discovery and purification. After 12 days of the exciting and rewarding trip in Tibet, you will cross the border bridge between China and Nepal. Then step into a new world of beauty and peace.

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