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The Tibetan Encounter Day Tours

Open today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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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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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Lalupate Margha | 17th Street, Pokhara 00977, Nepal
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+977 985-6036334
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Reviewed 3 days 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 3 days 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 3 days 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 3 days 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 6 days 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 6 days 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 1 week 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 6 days 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 1 week ago

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
Thank ExplorerJani
thupten g, Owner at The Tibetan Encounter Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days 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 2 weeks ago

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
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thupten g, Owner at The Tibetan Encounter Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days 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 2 weeks ago 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
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thupten g, Owner at The Tibetan Encounter Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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

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thupten g, Owner at The Tibetan Encounter Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not only did we have the luck to book a homestay with Thupten in his apartment, but we are also incredibly grateful we also booked the full day Tibetan Encounter tour he runs. As a Tibetan refugee himself he is a very knowledgeable and experienced...More

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thupten g, Owner at The Tibetan Encounter Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I would like to highly thank Natasha for taking her time in writing this very beautiful review about our Tibetan cultural tour. It was my great pleasure to meet and take her and her friend on our day tour to introduce Tibet and our rich...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Firstly I really appreciate Thupten who is the guide.He spoke slowly with simple words so that I can understand.Before I come to Nepal, I had learned and experienced Tibetan culture in another country.But I thought I want learn more Tibetan culture so I joined his...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 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for writing this nice review about our Tibetan cultural tour. I am so glad to knew that you learned and enjoyed our tour. Hope you would share your experiences with your friends and family back home. Wish you a very very...More

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Leigh G
September 6, 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
March 31, 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
February 16, 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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