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Norbulingka and Sera Monastery Day Tour

Highlights / General details Norbulingka Palace is a unique representation of Tibetan palace architecture. It is also called the Summer Palace and is considered to be the biggest man-made garden in Tibet. The Sera Monestary is one of the three famous monasteries in Tibet, China. It is dedicated to the Gelugpa or Yellow Hat Sect, a branch of Tibetan Buddhism. Built during the Ming Dynasty, it holds a lot of sentimental and cultural value to the locals there and is a very popular attraction for tourists. The largest monestary you will be visiting is Drepung Monestary. It is also considered the most important in Tibetan Buddhism. Inclusion Private car/coach for transfers service and sightseeing program. Local English-speaking tour guide for transfer and sightseeing program. Entrance fees to scenic spots as indicated in the itinerary. Meals as specified in the itinerary. Parking fee & toll fee wherever applicable. Exclusion Personal expenses such as drinks, optional activities, etc.; Gratuities to the tour guide & driver. Hours of operation Available: Daily; Pick up around 9:00am. Duration Approximately 8 hours. Location Your private English-speaking guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel around 9:00am. Exclusion Personal expenses such as drinks, optional activities, etc.; Gratuities to the tour guide & driver. Hours of operation Available: Daily; Pick up around 9:00am. Duration Approximately 8 hours. Location Your private English-speaking guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel around 9:00am. Itinerary Today you will go to visit Norbulingka, which means "Jeweled Garden". After lunch you will visit Sera Monastery. It is known as one of the three greatest monasteries of Tibet. As one of the three main monasteries of Lhasa, it is here that the monks "famous daily debates" take place. Then we will go to a Carpet Factory. One of the most famous souvenirs in Tibet is carpet. By visiting the factory you will have a general idea how carpets are produced. End the tour and transfer you to the hotel. Policies *Please note: A valid Tibet entrance permit is required if you would like to take this tour. Obtaining a Tibet entrance permit may cost extra charges. Please consult us for more details. Tour requires a minimum of 2 people to operate. Complete information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, will be included on your Confirmation Voucher. **All information requested must be supplied or booking is subject to automatic cancellation**
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