The Latest in Tibet Ctrip’s Lineup of One-Day Private Tibet Tours for 2015

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For the 2015 travel season, Tibet Ctrip Travel Service-TCTS ( is rolling out a lineup of new one-day private tours in the Lhasa area. This week they announce the addition of Sera and Drepung Monastery.

This week Tibet Ctrip Travel Service-TCTS ( is announcing the latest addition to its lineup of one-day private tours available for the 2015 travel season. Frequently, travelers are trying to pack many travel destinations into a short amount of time while staying on a budget. With a multitude of fascinating cultural and historical sites, Lhasa can be a great stop over for those traveling between China and Nepal; now travelers can spend a day visiting Sera and Drepung Monastery.

  •     The tour starts after an early breakfast at travelers’ hotel; Drepung Monastery is first up. Located only a few kilometers outside of Lhasa the monastery is hidden amongst rocky ridges and was once one of the world’s largest monasteries, housing around 10,000 monks. The building has been relatively untouched and is reminiscent of its original condition.
  •     Part 2 of the Tibet tour takes travelers to Sera Monastery; a sprawling 15th century monastery constructed of golden roofs and whitewashed walls. This well preserved monasteries is located north of Lhasa and has been the home of several hundred lamas (high ranking monks) over the years. Monks conduct their famous debates on working days around 3-4 pm, this is a must see!

Thanks to new one-day private Tibet tours by TCTS travelers who are short on time and needing to stick to a budget can still enjoy a taste of Tibet through enriching cultural experiences in the Lhasa area. While summer is a great time to visit, Lhasa is also hospitable year round making winter Tibet travel a possibility for those who can tolerate a bit of cold. With availability for 2015 tours filling up quickly now is the time to start planning a trip!

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