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Drak Yerpa is one of the holiest retreats cave in Ü region. Quite close to Lhasa, this is a must visit site for believers and those who are interested in Tibetan Buddhism and meditation. Many prominent figures of Tibetan Buddhist history and famous preachers have meditated here, from Songtsen Gampo to Guru Padmasambhava and Atisha.

After the first cave was established, the Tibetan wife of Songtsen Gampo, he meditated here. Many followers of Padmasambhava and Atisha has been meditating here. Drak Yerpa offers a stunning view of the Tibetan landscape and is a great trip from Lhasa. You can easily do the tour to Drak Yerpa combined with Ganden Monastery to create a spectacular day tour from Lhasa.

This place was recommended by: i-Tibet Travel