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-----Sertar Larung Gar Monastery and Yarchen Gar Monastery Buddhist Academy 6 days tour
   
 

Sertar Larung Gar Monastery and Yarchen Gar Monastery Buddhist Academy 6 days tour
Tour Code:SCNO-88

Travel Route
chengdu - Barkam- Serthar -Kangding - Chengdu

Itinerary

Day-1, Chengdu - Barkam
In the morning,pick up you in hotel. Drive through Dujiangyan city, Wenchuan County and Lixian County to Maerkang city. Visit Tusi Guanzhai Village and check in hotel in Maerkang. Maerkang is the center city in Aba Tibetan area. You can find very special suveniours and interesting Tibetan stuff in this city.

Day-2, Drive from Maerkang to Seda county (300KM, 6 hours)
Drive west of Maerkang, you will enjoy the highland grassland and snow peaks along the way. Arrive in Seda county at late afternoon, get use to sick air.Serthar, 'Seda' in Chinese, also called Sertar,Serta...is a Tibetan pasturing area located in the northeast part of Ganzi Tibet Autonomous Prefecture of Sichuan, featured with grassland, lakes, rivers and Tibetan atmosphere in the plateau above 4000m in elevation. Serthar means 'Golden Horse' in Tibetan.

Day-3, Seda-Ganzi
Leave your hotel and drive 20 km to the heart of Seda Buddism School, spend your time visit the locals and monasteries in this place. Climb up a hill to get a whole view of this area.afternoon, drive to Ganzi.overnight in Ganzi.

Day-4,Yarchen Gar Monastery
In the morning, drivel to Yaqing,visit to Yarchen Gar Monastery.Yarchen Vddiyanna meditation monasteryy is one of the very few Tibetan monastery for "nun". It locates in the Ganzi Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture. Thousands of nuns from all over China live here. Many of them stay in small hut for meditation.It is reported to have 10 000 monks and nuns, making it possibly the largest monastery in the world. Most of the inhabitants are nuns. It was established in 1985.overnight in yaqing.

Day-5,Yaqing-Kangding
In the morning, visit the Yarchen Monastery, to see their chanting.Many monks and nuns came to Yarchen Gar when Larung Gar was partly demolished in 2001.The abbot, Achuk Rinpoche is one of the seniormost Nyingma masters in Tibet and he practices mainly Dzogchen. afternoon, drive to Kangding.overnight in kangding.

Day-6, Kangding-Chengdu
Drive back to Chengdu (430KM, 6 hours),Drive all the way back to Chengdu,arrivel in hotel.End the tour.