Samye (桑耶) is a village in Shannan prefecture.

Get in

Buses leave for at the Brahmaputra River Crossing (Chinese: dùko) at 7:30AM from just south of the New Mandala restaurant in Lhasa, a journey of about 90 minutes. From the crossing, an open, flat-bottomed boat transports passengers across the river in about 1 hour. Finally, a 40 minute tractor ride completes the journey to the monastery.




Go next

Buses leave Samye for Lhasa via Tsethang at 8:30AM, and this journey takes about 6 hours.

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