The List of Tibetan monasteries is a listing of historical and contemporary monasteries in Tibet sorted according to the five principal orders of the Tibetan spiritual traditions that have been recognized by the present Dalai Lama, including monasteries that were within Tibetan borders when extant, or were culturally included within the Tibetan tradition: A number of monasteries dot the land of Tibet and during your Buddhist tour to the country, you will most probably wish to visit them. These monasteries belong to different schools of Tibetan Buddhism and hence offer quiet a different experience when you visit them. Grand thangkas, exquisite murals and frescoes, impressive statues and many more Buddhist relics, that are commonly found in these monasteries, instill a feeling of spirituality. They also generate a feeling of appreciation for the artists who created them.
If you are desirous of visiting the monasteries of Tibet and are looking for information to guide you, then you are at the right place. Here, in this section on Monasteries, you will find everything you want to know about a monastery before actually paying a visit to it. There are information on its location, history, architecture, structures and the interiors. Festivals celebrated in the monastery also form part of the information provided. If during your trip, you have enough time in hand and are ready to explore more Buddhist attractions around, then there are a number of options provided for you.
Day 01: Arrive Gongar Airport and transfer to Lhasa
Day 02-03: Lhasa sightseeing - visit, Potala, Norbulinka, Sera, Drepung, Jokhang, Barkhor
Day 04: Lhasa- Tsurphu Monastery - Yangbachen hot spring - Lhasa
Day 05: Lhasa - Ganden monastery - Tridum nunery
Day 06: Tridum - Drigun Til Monastery - Lhasa
Day 07: Lhasa - Samey Monastery - Yumbu Lhakhang - Tsonge Tomb
Day 08: Tsedang - Yamdrok tso - Gyantse (Palchor Chod and Khumbum monastery)
Day 09: Gyantse - Shalu Monastery - Shigatse (Tashilhungpo Monastery).
Day 10: Shigatse - Shakya Monastery - Shigatse
Day 11: Shigatse - Namtso
Day 12: Namtso - Reting Monastery - Lhasa
Day 13: Departure from Lhasa