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1 Day Lhasa Biking Tour to see Drepung and Sera Monastery


This one day biking tour offers the visit to the most famous tourists attractions as listed below:

1) ♥ Drepung Monastery 4 hours (to and from) in the morning (9 am-1pm)
2) ♥ Sera Monastery (2 hours sightseeing) (2:30 pm-4:30 pm)-and ride bike in about 40 mins to Tibetan home to learn Tibetan Thangka Painting
3) ♥ Tibetan group Dinner in local Tibetan home

Trip Highlights:

  • Local Tibetan Guide;
  • Daily departures except for Sunday
  • More leisured time to enjoy the culture and day life;
  • City Biking  
  • Thangka Painting and Tibetan dinner in local artist's home


Site 1

Drepung Monastery 9:30 am-1pm

Tibet Monastery Tour program oneIn the morning, our Tibet Travel Expert tour guide will meet you at the hotel lobby in the morning at 8:30 am and bike to visit Drepung Monastery, one of the three greatest Gelug Monasteries in Tibetan Buddhism. Drepung is about 18km from downtown Lhasa and if we can't continue to ride up, we can leave the bicyles downhill and walk another few miles to reach the Drepung Monastery. Drepung is quiet and intimate, and the sightseeing is stunning, the villages around the monastery is very picturesque with local people walking up and down the narrow alleys. At around 1 pm, we will ride back to Lhasa city and have lunch in a local restaurant.  


Sera Monastery 2:30 pm-4:30pm

1 day Tibet Monastery Tour program two: In the afternoon, finally it comes to the exciting moment of highlight monk’s debate in Sera Monastery. We will ride to Sera Monastery and at 3:00 pm (except Sundays), the monks will gather together and challenge each other on matters of philosophy which is impressive and memorable.


5:30-8:30 pm: Visit Tibetan Artist's Thangka Painting and have Tibetan Dinner at Tibetan Home

Your guide will take you to visit Tibetan artist who is a Thangka Painter and make dinner with local Tibetan, enjoy the Tibetan food. Drive back to your hotel after the meal.

Dates & Price

Daily departure except for Sunday

April 5-June30
  • Group size: 1-3 pax: US$ 165/p.p
  • Group size: 4-8 pax: US$ 125/p.p
  • Group size: 9-12pax: US$105/p.p
July1-  Oct.31
  • Group size: 1-3 pax: US$ 175/p.p
  • Group size: 4-8 pax: US$135/p.p
  • Group size: 9-12pax: US$110/p.p
Nov.1-Jan.20 next year
  • Group size: 1-3 pax: US$ 160/p.p
  • Group size: 4-8 pax: US$120/p.p
  • Group size: 9-12pax: US$100/p.p


  1. Price Per Person in US Dollars based on the currency exchange rate: 1USD=6.9 RMB
  2. Final price will be based on the final group size per above 
  3. US$100 per person deposit by Paypal or western union or bank transfer for confirmation
  4. Hotels in Lhasa Downtown recommended for you to book: Snow Heaven Hotel, Lhasa Ganggyan Hotel, Yak Hotel, Dhood Gu Hotel, Rama Khapo Family Guesthouse, Tashi Takgye Hotel, Shambhala Palace, House of Shambhala, Cool Yak Hotel, The St. Regis, Shangri-La

Service Details

Price includes
  • Drepung Monastery entrance tickets
  • Sera Monastery entrance tickets
  • Local Tibetan Expert Tour Guide
  • bicycles for the city biking
  • Visit Tibetan Artist (Thangka Painter)
  • One dinner in Tibetan Artist's home
Price Excludes
  • Tibet travel permits;
  • Expenses of a personal nature (lunch and drinks, etc.)
  • Accommodation, Gratuities for the guide and Tibetan artist family (recommended but not compulsory)
  • Any other services not mentioned above

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