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Half Day Afternoon Tibetan cultural tour to Tibetan settlements

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    Stop At: Jangchub Choeling Tibetan Monastery, Tashi Palkhel Tibetan Settlement, Pokhara 33700 Nepal

    Afternoon Half day Tour:

    Departure: 02:00 p.m.

    Return     : 05:30 p.m.

    We provide pick up and drop off services only to those guests whose hotels are located around Lakeside area. We charge extra money for transportation, hotels which are located outside of Lakeside area. You could pay us extra transportation fee after our tour.

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    Our tours are typically base on educational and Tibetan cultural tour. We encourage our guests to ask questions during our tour regarding Tibetan culture.

    Our tours are not private. Usually we get 2 to 3 people in a group. But we also accept other guests, if they are also interested to join with our group.

     

    Program includes:
    • Visit the monastery and attend the evening group pooja (prayer chanting) with the monks and hear the horns, drums, conch shell, trumpet, bell etc used during the prayer.
    • Meet a Buddhist monk and learn about their monastic life and their daily studies and activities in the monastery.
    • Learn about the symbols and images that are so important in their daily life.
    • Enjoy Tibetan foods in a local family, where you will get a taste of Tibetan food like, tsampa (Roasted barley flour), butter tea and Tibetan bread.

    Duration: 4 hours
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Thupten is one of the most professional guide we met in Nepal. His tour is not the kind that will make you buy things but learn so many priceless informations about Tibetan history, religion, culture, etc. That's why we loved this experience and really recommend...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Jeanne M
    thupten g, Owner at The Tibetan Encounter Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

    I would like to thank Jeanne for writing her very nice review about our tibetan cultural day tour. Highly appreciate her review.

    Reviewed June 6, 2019 via mobile

    This tour has been the highlight of my trip to Pokhara. Thupten is so knowledgeable and passionate about educating others on the Tibetan community and way of life, and he encourages all questions. I did this tour as a solo female traveler and I couldn’t...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank annieulliac
    thupten g, Owner at The Tibetan Encounter Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 6, 2019

    I am so glad to receive your very quick review about our Tibetan cultural tour. Highly appreciate your very nice review. I am very happy to knew that you enjoyed and learned many things about Tibet people and our Tibetan buddhist culture through our tour....More

    Reviewed May 31, 2019

    We spent with my friend the whole afternoon in Tibetan cultural tour close to Pokhara. For me, it was one of the best experience in Nepal. You will find a lot of new information about Tibet and the whole program is really nice and complete....More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank Michaela N
    thupten g, Owner at The Tibetan Encounter Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 31, 2019

    I would like to thank Michael for taking his time in writing this nice review about our Tibetan cultural tour. It was my pleasure to take them around our Tibetan villages and introduce our Tibetan people and our buddhist culture. Thanking you, Thupten Gyatso

    Reviewed May 21, 2019

    This is the real deal. Thupten, our guide, is the son of Tibetan refugees who operates these tours with dedication, passion, and professionalism. He's not doing it for the money, he's doing it to share and educate travelers about the Tibetan refugee community in Nepal....More

    Date of experience: April 2019
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    thupten g, Owner at The Tibetan Encounter Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 22, 2019

    Thank you so much for joining our Tibetan cultural day tour. It was my great pleasure to take you around our Tibetan villages and introduce our Tibetan people and our buddhist culture. I am so happy to knew that you enjoyed and learned many things...More

    Reviewed May 5, 2019

    Our guide Thupten Gyatso picked us up from our hotel and provided an excellent tour. He explained the Buddhist tradition and how the Tibetan people have become refugees in India, Bhutan and Nepal. We had a private discussion with a Monk who is nearing the...More

    Date of experience: April 2019
    Thank Peter F
    thupten g, Owner at The Tibetan Encounter Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 7, 2019

    Thank you so much Anner Peter for writing this nice review about our Tibetan cultural day tour, even though you are still busy with your daily schedule. Highly appreciate showing your interest to learn more about Tibetan people & our buddhist culture. Thanking you, Thupten...More

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