Tibetan Tranquility: Bangalore to Namdroling Monastery Day Tour
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Product Code : AGORA427
Embark on a serene journey to experience Tibetan tranquility with our private guided day tour from Bangalore to Namdroling Monastery in Bylakuppe. Explore the largest Tibetan settlement in South India, witness the grandeur of the Golden Temple, and immerse yourself in the peaceful ambiance of the monastery. Learn about Tibetan Buddhism, witness colorful rituals, and marvel at the intricate murals and sculptures. Indulge in authentic Tibetan cuisine and soak in the spiritual vibes of this tranquil oasis nestled in the lush greenery of Karnataka.
8:00 AM - Depart from Bangalore: Your day starts early as you depart from Bangalore in a private car with a knowledgeable driver. The journey to Namdroling Monastery, also known as the Golden Temple, begins.
11:30 AM - Arrival at Namdroling Monastery: After a drive of around 3.5 hours, you arrive at Namdroling Monastery, located in Bylakuppe, the largest Tibetan settlement in South India. The monastery is known for its stunning Tibetan Buddhist architecture and peaceful ambiance.
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM - Explore Namdroling Monastery: You spend some time exploring the monastery complex, taking in the intricate details of Tibetan Buddhist art and architecture. You can observe the monks in their daily activities, witness the prayer rituals, and learn about the principles and practices of Tibetan Buddhism from your knowledgeable guide.
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM - Lunch break: After immersing yourself in the spiritual atmosphere of the monastery, you take a lunch break to rejuvenate and enjoy a meal.
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM - Visit Nearby Monasteries: You visit some of the other monasteries in the vicinity of Namdroling Monastery, such as Sera Jey Monastery, Sera Mey Monastery, and Tashi Lhunpo Monastery. Each monastery has its unique features and cultural significance, and you can learn more about the different sects of Tibetan Buddhism and their practices.
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM - Leisure Time: You have some leisure time in Bylakuppe to explore the local markets, interact with the Tibetan community, and shop for Tibetan handicrafts, jewelry, and other souvenirs. You can immerse yourself in the rich Tibetan culture and gain insight into their way of life.
5:00 PM - Departure: As the day comes to an end, you start your return journey back to Bangalore, which is approximately 230 kilometers away and takes around 5 hours to reach.
10:00 PM - Arrival in Bangalore: You arrive in Bangalore by late evening, concluding your day tour to Namdroling Monastery with cherished memories of the spiritual and cultural experience.
Private AC car/van for pick up and drop off from/to your hotel.
English speaking local guide, if option selected.
Entrance fees to monuments, if option selected.
Lunch, if option selected.
Bottled water in the car.
Camera charges at monuments.
Gratuities and optional activities.
Anything not mentioned in the inclusions.