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The Tibetan Encounter Day Tours

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About The Tibetan Encounter Day Tours
The Tibetan Encounter tours are unique opportunities to spend a day in local Tibetan communities and have an opportunity to learn about Tibet and rich Buddhist culture/heritage in Nepal.
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Pokhara, Nepal
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Full-Day Tibetan Cultural Tour to Tibetan Settlements
2 reviews
US$60.00 per adult
Half Day Morning Tibetan cultural tour to Tibetan Settlements
2 reviews
US$40.00 per adult
Half Day Sunrise tour to Tibetan Settlements
1 review
US$55.00 per adult
Half Day Afternoon Tibetan cultural tour to Tibetan settlements
US$40.00 per adult
Morning Tibetan cultural tour to Tibetan settlements
5 reviews
US$60.00 per adult
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I had great expectations of the tour when I signed up for it, and I am happy to say that the tour exceeds my expectations. When we were first greeted by Thupten, our Tibetan guide, at our hotel, he said that "this is going to...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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thupten g, Owner at The Tibetan Encounter Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much King Leung Yung for taking your time in writing this very nice review about our Tibetan cultural tour. Highly appreciated your great review. Once again, I would like to thank you both for showing your interest and joining one of our...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thupten is extremely knowledgeable and passionate about his Tibetan heritage and the history of the Tibetan people with Nepal. I learn't an incredible amount in my full day tour and never tired of the information Thupten had for me. A varied tour with a real...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank CarolineHall84
thupten g, Owner at The Tibetan Encounter Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you so much Caroline for writing your beautiful review about our Tibetan cultural tour. It was my great pleasure to meet with you and get an opportunity to introduce our Tibetan people and rich buddhist culture. Also thank you so much to upload some...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thupten is a knowledgeable and passionate guide that kept the entire expedition educational, informative and enlightening. He is dedicated to presenting a professional tour and sharing his passion for the issues faced by Tibetan refugees through an experience never to forget. Thank you Thupten.More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank AZRoger1
thupten g, Owner at The Tibetan Encounter Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Roger, I am so happy to received your very quick and lovely review about our Tibetan cultural tour. Thank you all for showing your interest to learn more about Tibet and Tibetan people. I am so happy that you all ask many questions during...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thupten is an amazing guide full of information about the Tibetan culture, We started the morning with an hour of blissful chanting Monks then off to a family who prepared a wonderful typical Tibetan breakfast of hot buttered tea and tsampa. We then had a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Lucy A
thupten g, Owner at The Tibetan Encounter Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much Lucy for writing your very quick review about our Tibetan cultural tour. Once again, I would like to thank you and all your friends for showing your great interest to learn about Tibet and Tibetan culture. It was my great pleasure...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful way to understand a little bit more about Tibetan culture with a very kind and honest guide. I booked a half day experience and was picked up from my hotel at 5.30 to go to morning prayers at the Gompa in the community, it...More

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Date of experience: December 2018
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thupten g, Owner at The Tibetan Encounter Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

It was my great pleasure to take you around Tibetan villages and introduce our Tibetan people and its culture. Highly appreciate your very nice review written about my tour and my self. Hope you would share some of our tour experiences with your friends and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I took the tour this morning, and it was fantastic! Truly feel that I had a genuine experience of Tibetan refugee culture in Pokhara and learned so much within the space of a few hours! Got to ask many questions of local Tibetan refugees, including...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ErinJ490
thupten g, Owner at The Tibetan Encounter Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Erin, It was my pleasure to meet and get an opportunity to take you around Tibetan villages and introduce our Tibetan people and our rich buddhist culture. I am so happy to knew that you enjoyed and learned many things from our tour. Thank...More

Reviewed 12 January 2019

If you are looking for sightseeing tour - this is not for you, but if you are looking for educational tour with lot of talks and interaction between you and guide, and you are keen of get more information about Tibetan culture -- then I...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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thupten g, Owner at The Tibetan Encounter Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks a lot Jani for taking your time in writing this beautiful review about our Tibetan cultural tour. It was my pleasure to take you around Tibetan villages around Pokhara and introduce our Tibetan people and its culture. I am so happy to knew that...More

Reviewed 10 January 2019

we went to monastery, talked with a monk there to get to know more about the life of being a monk, the challenges he faces, etc. In the trip, we also had chance to visit a Tibetan monastery where we could listen to the monks'...More

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Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kwyin
thupten g, Owner at The Tibetan Encounter Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much Kwyin for writing this review about our Tibetan cultural tour. Thanks for showing your interest to learn more about Tibet and Tibetan culture. Highly appreciate taking your time in writing this review. Thanking you. Thupten

Reviewed 4 January 2019 via mobile

Not enaugh stars to describe our experience with thupten. We spend a full day visiting Tibetan village and it was a really deep dip in this culture. We visited the village, the museum where it is describe the history of the population and migration, we...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank arch_ale
thupten g, Owner at The Tibetan Encounter Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2019

I am so happy to knew that you learned and enjoyed our tour. I would like to thank you so much for writing your beautiful review about our Tibetan cultural tour. I hope you would share some of our tour experiences with your friends and...More

Reviewed 2 January 2019 via mobile

Myself and boyfriend did the early morning tour (5am-2pm) which includes everything on their leaflets: Buddhist prayer chanting, breakfast in a Tibetan home, discussions with a Buddhist monk, visits to 2 x refugee camps and more! It was an incredible tour, our guide was incredibly...More

Thank ellal598
thupten g, Owner at The Tibetan Encounter Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2019

I am very pleased to knew that you both enjoyed and learned many things about Tibet and Tibetan culture from our Tibetan cultural tour. It was my great pleasure to take you both around Tibetan villages and introduce our Tibetan people and our rich buddhist...More

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Leigh G
6 September 2018|
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Response from thupten | Property representative |
Hi Leigh, I hope you have received our email which I send you yesterday about the tour price. If you need further questions regarding our tour please write us through our company email.
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choonkaloonks
31 March 2015|
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Response from thupten | Property representative |
Hi, Thank you for writing to us. No, you don't have to bring anything to our camps. Now the Tibetan settlements are well established. Thupten
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Anoop Kumar K
16 February 2015|
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Response from Gordon R | Reviewed this property |
The Tibetan Mall is opposite the old Royal Palace, we walked there from our hotel (Landmark) and made the booking at the counter. The company does have a website and email contacts so search for those if Denise D's... More
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