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"Ganden Monastery" Lhasa Things to Do Tip by nattybabe

Lhasa Things to Do: 188 reviews and 393 photos

Ganden Monastery is about 45km, almost 2 hours drive east from Lhasa. This monastery is highly recommended for its stunning location on a ridge overlooking the Kyichu Valley.

Try walking the high kora for the best views of the area, though at 4500m above sea level make sure your acclimatised before attempting it. The walk will take around 1 1/2 hours to complete.

To get there you can hire a bus (if there's enough people) or leave early (6am) on a public bus from Lhasa. The public bus returns at 2pm and costs Y20.

Entrance: Y45

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Jun 12, 2007
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