Yachen Gar—Pelyul Monastery

Now we’ll drive along the Yangtze, which is the longest river in Asia, and on the way visit the Katok Dorjeden Monastery. This monastery is the oldest surviving one of the Nyingmapa order and from the 11th century until today, the monastery is well known or its philosophical studies and meditation practices in all parts of East Tibet. Then we’ll continue driving to Pelyul and along the way enjoy dramatic views of the awesome gorge. Once there in Pelyul pay a visit to Pelyul Monastery. We’ll overnight in Pelyul.

Derge-- Yilhun Lhatso—Manigango 140km 2-3

Today we’ll cross one of the highest passes along this route called Tro-La (4875m), we’ll pay a visit to the sacred glacial lake of Yilhun Lhatso (4110m) on the way to Karze, this lake is one of the most beautiful in all of Tibet. Its shores are filled with carved Mani stones and green forest and Rocky Mountains surround the lake. Afterward, stay in Manigango.

Manigango—Dzogchen Monastery-Sershul (Shiqu)230km 4-5hours

Along the way to Sershul monastery, we’ll visit Dzogchen Monastery, Dzogchen is known as the major pilgrimage site in East Tibet and is one of the largest monasteries of the Nyngmapa school in Kham. It was home to more than 1000 monks and this site famous for its sacred meditation hermitages around the monastery. Afterward, we’ll drive to Sershul for the night.

Manigango—Dzogchen Monastery-Sershul (Shiqu)230km 4-5hours

Along the way to Sershul monastery, we’ll visit Dzogchen Monastery, Dzogchen is known as the major pilgrimage site in East Tibet and is one of the largest monasteries of the Nyngmapa school in Kham. It was home to more than 1000 monks and this site famous for its sacred meditation hermitages around the monastery. Afterward, we’ll drive to Sershul for the night.

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