2018 Dharamsala Tour

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At Namgyal Office

Namgyal Monastery 201 Tibet Drive Ithaca, NY 14850

Namgyal Monastery Institute of Buddhist Studies / office@namgyal.org

1) Delhi, Dharamsala, India.

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Namgyal Monastery

201 Tibet Drive

Ithaca, NY 14850

The total package for the 12 days to Delhi, Dharamsala, India. To register you will need to complete the following form with a photocopy of your current passport and a $500.00 non-refundable deposit. Please make your check payable to: Namgyal Monastery. Please write Dharamsala Pilgrimage Tour in the memo. Once we receive your completed form and deposit, we will begin the registration process.Click here to download 2018 Dharamsala Tour Registration Form

Please note: Official registration begins 25 May, 2018. We will process the registration material in the order of which it was received. The final payment must be made by no later than 20th September, 2018 or you can pay in full.

* Please print out your name exactly like in the passport and send a copy of your valid passport together with this form.

First name_________________ Last name____________________________________

Date of Birth______________________ Sex______Email_______________________________


Phone (Reachable) _______

Deposit (non-refundable) _________, or Pay in full_________ Check #_______ Date paid__________

Balance amount _____________

Signature _________________________ Date __________________

From the net income: 35% will be donated to His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s Library and Museum for construction 30% will be donated to Tibet Drive expenses in Ithaca and 35% will be donated as seed money for Kalachakra Ritual ceremony program.

  • Important Information

  • Pilgrimage Tour Package to Dharamsala – India

$2,400 per person (Includes Room, Board and Internal Transportation in India) If one would like to take a single room there will be an extra $500.00

  • The Price Includes: All lodging (double occupancy; some private rooms will be available on a limited basis for an extra charge), all meals in India.

  • The Price Does NOT Include: Visa fees, airport taxes, miscellaneous transportation other than what is scheduled for the group, spending money, emergency evacuation insurance (required), travel insurance (recommended), expenses for meals that participants choose to purchase outside the scheduled meals, medicine, immunizations, personal tips, extra luggage fees, hotel laundry service, personal offerings at temples and monasteries, extended stay beyond the scheduled trip dates, changes to or extensions of air ticket, express mail delivery of air tickets.

  • Cancellation Policy: In the event that a participant cancels their tour and requests a refund, the In the Steps of the Buddha Committee will consider a full or partial refund (less the $500 deposit) on an individual case-by-case basis. The $500.00 deposit is non-refundable.

Please read the following information carefully: All participants are advised to check with their health insurance carrier as to coverage abroad and for precautionary medical treatment for travel in India. Namgyal Monastery requires that all participants have both health coverage and emergency evacuation insurance for the duration of the trip. Travel insurance is also highly recommended. Although this program is designed to accommodate people of varying ages, please note that there will be periods of aerobic walking and stair climbing due to the design of some temples and the steep topography of certain areas. All participants are advised to see their health care provider well in advance to ensure that they are in good health at the onset of the trip. We also require that you inform both Namgyal Monastery and the program instructors of any chronic or acute health problems that might impact your travel in India. Namgyal Monastery and the program instructors will take the utmost care and precaution in all stages of the planning and executing this program, but there is always the potential for physical dangers. Please be advised that we cannot always guarantee your safety, but we can assure you that your safety, comfort, and the quality of your experience are of paramount importance to us. Namgyal Monastery Institute of Buddhist Studies cannot be held accountable for any unforeseen occurrence that should happen while the tour is underway in India.

Travel in India always has its challenges, but it can be an exciting and enriching experience that can change your life. Please join us for this unique spiritual adventure, and experience for yourself the rich beauty and extraordinary wonders of India and Dharamsala


Important: You will need to book your airline ticket yourself based on this itinerary. Note: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner will be arranged at the Namgyal Monastery in Dharamsala, India.

September 29th Leave from New York by flight

September 30th Arrive New Delhi – Check in Hotel

October 1st 7.00am Drive to Dharamsala – on arrival check –in Hotel.

October 2nd After breakfast visit to Namgyal Monastery, meet with Namgyal Abbot & visit to Library of Tibetan Works and Archives and visit to Gangchen Kyishong Central Tibetan Administration and meet with Prime Minster Dr. Lobsang Sangay and visit to Men-Tse-Khang (Tibetan Medical Centre)

October 3 to 6 - Attain four days of teaching by His Holiness the Dalai Lama on topic on Chandrakirti’s Entering the Middle Way (uma jukpa) at the request of Taiwanese.

October 5 – Afternoon visit to Norbu Lingka & Gyuto Tantric Monatery.

October 6 – Evening visit to TIPA for Cultural Program.

October 7 - Audience with His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Photo Session. & visit to Tibetan Children’s Village and meet with His Holiness Dalai Lama younger sister and on the way visit to remote Meditation Hermitages.

October 8 - 9.00am Visit to Bir Sherap ling Monastery and Teaching by Chamgon Kenting Tai Situpa.

October 9 - After Breakfast: Drive to Delhi – check in Hotel

October 10 - Return Back to U.S. A. as per individual flight schedule.

Click here to download the 2018 Dharamsala Tour Registration Form

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