Kangding to Bamei
Drive onto the Pass of Dzetuo Mountain, which is at an altitude of 4,320 meters. If weather permits, we’ll be able to see the highest peak of Kham of Mt. Minya Gangkar (7,556 meters). After having lunch at a Tibetan family’s house, we will head northwest to Tagong, where we are going to visit the Lhagang monastery. According to a legend, when Princess Wengcheng (Tang dynasty) traveled to Tibet, she stayed overnight there, and the Jowo Shakyamuni image which she brought as her dowry to Lhasa requesting to be left in that idyllic setting. Subsequently, King Songtsen Gampo constructed 108 temples in the direction of China mainland, after visiting to Lhagang monastery heading to the holy mountain of Yarla Jartso and, visit the great Mani pile.