Overnight Trip to Rebgong: Exploring Tibetan Thangka Arts

Tibetan traditional Thangka Arts is what Amdo Tibetan diaspora is known for, and Rebgong is the most famous place to see it. There are sister monasteries in upper and lower Seng-ge Shong villages hosting most famous Thangka painting schools in Tibet where you will find many talents with outstanding skills from all over Tibet. You will also visit Rongwu Gonchen Monastery, the mother monastery of 36 others in the region as well as enjoying one night accommodation at a modern Tibetan home-stay to learn more about Amdo Tibetan people and their culture.

per adult from

$339

NZD

Duration

2 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Breakfast
    • Overnight accommodation at a Tibetan home-stay in Regbong
    • Transportation
    • Local guide
    What's excluded :
    • Lunch and dinner
    • Personal expenses
  • Day 1: Xining - Rebgong

    You will be picked up by your guide at 9am and drive 113 miles (181 Kilometers) to Rebgong (also known as Tong Ren) for Seng-ge Shong (Upper and Lower) Thangka painting monasteries which are also the most famous Thangka painting schools in Tibet. You may also explore Thangka painters’ houses to get more in-depth understanding of the makings and meanings of Tibetan traditional Thank painting. Lunch and dinner are at your cost but your tour guide will give you ideas and recommendations. Overnight accommodation: a Modern Tibetan Home-stay (to help you better understand Tibetan culture and people)

    Day 2: Rebgong Rongwu Monastery - Xining (B)

    After breakfast, you will visit Rongwu Gonchen Monastery, which is the mother monastery of 36 others in the region. Then, explore the town of Rebgong before returning to Xining in the evening where this tour concludes.
  • Departure Point :
    Lete Youth Hostel
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

12

Organised by Adventures In Tibet

Activity ID: V-27023P4

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