This tour starts in Lhasa with views of palaces and temples like the Jokhang, which houses a revered image of the Buddha. Some 5 km north of central Lhasa is the Sera Monastery, founded in the 15th century. To the northeast is the Ganden Monastery, founded in the same period and holding important religious relics. The tour ends with a visit to Yumbulagang, said to be the oldest building in Tibet. The tour is accompanied by Tibetan music, the chanting of monks, and other vocal and instrumental pieces.