Pilgrimage to Gaden Shartse Monastery Refuge Retreat 2024

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Refuge Retreat & Pilgrimage to Gaden Shartse Monastery, South India

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Trip Registration 报名朝圣旅行

Limited to first 50 registrations only

I consent for GSDPL to receive my name & contact details.

Travel Package with GSDPL

Travel to South India with GSDPL Singapore - 13th Dec to 26th Dec 2024
Total cost SGD 1,030

- Stay and accommodation in Gaden Shartse Monastery for 12 nights
- Vegetarian meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner) in the monastery
- Retreat across 8 days in Monastery
- Gaden Ngacho (Je Tsongkhapa Day) festival celebration
- Puja participation in Gaden Shartse Monastery
Please note the package does not include two-way air fare from Singapore to Bangalore, India. In the form below, we provide you the recommended flight details for you to book your own flight ticket. Thank you.

Trip Highlights:
- Audiences with various Rinpoches and High Lamas
- Tour around Gaden Shartse Monastery
- Puja participation in Gaden Shartse Monastery
- Visit to Camp No. 3, 4, 5 (Local shopping, holy museum visit if time permits)

Do note we will call for a pre-travel briefing on 23rd Nov (Sat) or 30th Nov (Sat) to help you in your packing and preparations prior to the travel date. Briefing date will be advised to you in due course.

Official Registration:

Limited to first 50 registrations only

Eg. Jason Lim, Tel: 88880000, Relationship: Brother
Kindly share your diet information:
Kindly share your preferred retreat seat

Info for your International Flight Booking:

Individuals are recommended to book this specific flights at these specific dates. Pls note this is not included in the travel package. Thank you.

Travel from Singapore to Bangalore
Singapore Airlines - Flight SQ510 (Singapore to Bengaluru)
Date: 13th Dec 2024, Friday evening

Evening flight 8:05pm to 9:55pm
Upon arrival, we will take a coach ride from Bangalore into Monastery.

Travel from BANGALORE TO Singapore
Singapore Airlines - Flight SQ511 (Bengaluru to Singapore)
Date: 26th Dec 2024, THURS NIGHT 

Night flight 11:10pm to 6:10am (arrival into SG early morn 27th Dec)

If you plan to take alternative flights other than the above-recommended, please contact evelyn@drophenling.com to inform before booking. Thank you!

Important Advice for Your Action:

Please read the below carefully for your action points. Thank you for your kind attention.

  1. Individuals are responsible for applying one’s Tourist Visa to enter India. You may apply via: https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/
  2. Individuals are responsible for applying one’s Protected Area Permit (PAP) to enter Mundgod, South India. Application is free of charge. You may apply via: https://papvt.mha.gov.in/ (note: processing time 2 months). Pls submit a copy of your approved PAP and visa to GSDPL via email: evelyn@drophenling.com as soon as you have received it, or latest by 1st Sept 2024.
  3. Individuals are required to book your own round flight from Singapore to Bangalore. GSDPL’s travel package only covers the India coach ride, food & lodging.
  4. Do purchase your own travel insurance to cover medical and travel losses if any.
  5. Individuals are to consult your doctor for travel clearance if suffering from any medical condition that requires care. Do remember to bring along one's own medications on the trip.
  6. Registration is confirmed upon full payment, latest by 1st Sept 2024. Pls note no cancellations are allowed (no refund).
  7. Individuals are required to pay for extra charges accordingly if one exceeds your baggage allowance for the flights.
  8. Individuals agree to abide by the guidelines & regulations shared during the visit to the Monastery. When travelling, please stay within the group so we can help to take care of one another. Refrain from straying alone in foreign land.
  9. Gaden Shartse Dro-Phen Ling (GSDPL) will not be responsible for any travel, medical or other losses / expenses incurred by any individuals on the trip.
  10. By registering for this trip, individuals give your consent for GSDPL to process your personal data to organize your travel for this event (referencing the Personal Data Protection Act).

Participant Consent & Agreement:

Please tick all of the below to agree, and proceed to payment to confirm the trip.

Please tick all the below boxes to agree:
Please pay the full travel package cost: SGD $1,030 to confirm your registration.
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