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The Tibetan Encounter Day Tours

Pokhara, Nepal
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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. Our tours are typically base on educational and Tibetan cultural tour. Our tours are an eye opening for those who knows little about Tibet and Tibetan people. We welcome and very excited to take you around our Tibetan villages in Pokhara and introduce our Tibetan people and culture.
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Half Day Afternoon Tibetan cultural tour to Tibetan settlements

Learn all about Tibetan culture, religion, and the stories of Tibetan refugees in Nepal on this half-day guided tour to Pokhara’s Tibetan settlements. Your guide is Tibetan, so you’ll hear interesting first-hand stories from them. You’ll also eat traditional food with a Tibetan family, to learn more about their daily life.
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4 hours
from $60.00

Full-Day Tibetan Cultural Tour to Tibetan Settlements

This full Day Tour is a unique opportunity to spend time in a local Tibetan community with our professional Tibetan tour guide to learn about Tibet, Tibetan people, buddhism, food, its culture, art and craft. Our tours are typically base on Tibetan educational and cultural tour. Our tour guide Mr. Thupten himself is a Tibetan, who was born & grew up in one of the Tibetan village in Pokhara. Therefore, he has lots of information regarding Tibetan people living in Nepal and how they have well kept their Tibetan language & their buddhist culture. Therefore we encourage our guests to ask as many questions as they have regarding Tibetan people and their culture.
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8 hours
from $85.00

Half Day Morning Tibetan cultural tour to Tibetan Settlements

Explore Nepal’s Tibetan culture and spirituality on this tour from Pokhara. With round-trip travel from your Pokhara hotel included, visit the Pokhara Valley with your Tibetan guide and learn of the residents’ struggles as refugees in Nepal. Enjoy a traditional breakfast with a local Tibetan family, and attend the morning group prayer at the Tibetan monastery. During your tour, you’ll gain insight into the symbols and images of Tibetan Buddhism.
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3 to 4 hours
from $60.00

Half Day Sunrise tour to Tibetan Settlements

This sunrise half Day Morning Tour is a unique opportunity to spend time in a local Tibetan community with our professional Tibetan tour guide to learn about Tibet, Tibetan people, buddhism, food, its culture, art and craft. Our tours are typically base on educational and Tibetan cultural tour. Our tour guide Mr. Thupten himself is Tibetan, who was born & grew up in one of the Tibetan village around Pokhara valley. Therefore, he has lots of information to share regarding Tibetan people living in Nepal and how the Tibetan people has well kept their Tibetan language & their buddhist culture. Therefore we encourage our guests to ask as many questions as they have regarding Tibetan people and their culture.
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3 to 4 hours
from $70.00

Morning Tibetan cultural tour to Tibetan settlements

This Morning Tibetan cultural Tour is a unique opportunity to spend time in a local Tibetan community with our professional Tibetan tour guide to learn about Tibet, Tibetan people, buddhism, food, its culture, art and craft. Our tours are typically base on educational and Tibetan cultural tour. Our tour guide Mr. Thupten himself is a Tibetan, who was born & grew up in one of the Tibetan village in Pokhara. Therefore, he has lots of information regarding Tibetan people living in Nepal and how they have well kept their Tibetan language & their buddhist culture. Therefore we encourage our guests to ask as many questions as they have regarding Tibetan people and their culture.
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8 hours
from $85.00
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LCR wrote a review Aug 6
Doha, Qatar1 contribution
We did the full day tour with Thupten during our trip to Nepal in March. He picked us up from our hotel which was around 20 mins from the lakeside area and we visited numerous sights during the tour. Unfortunately, our visit coincided with the Tibetan New Year's celebration so
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from thupten g, Owner at The Tibetan Encounter Day Tours
Responded 6 days ago
I am so happy to get this great review of our Tibetan cultural tour from you. It was my pleasure to take you around the Tibetan villages around Pokhara valley and introduce our Tibetan people and our rich Buddhist culture. I am so thankful to receive your very nice review written about our Tibetan cultural tour. Thanking you, Thupten Gyatso
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vickiswartz7 wrote a review Mar 2020
Portland, Oregon4 contributions1 helpful vote
Excellent, informative guide and experience. Learned a great deal. Highly recommend. Included a home visit and interview of a most thoughtful young monk. Pokhara, Nepal
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from thupten, Owner at The Tibetan Encounter Day Tours
Responded Mar 7, 2020
I would like to thank Vicki for writing their nice review. Highly appreciate writing their short review. Thupten
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Ami wrote a review Mar 2020
London, United Kingdom5 contributions
This tour really opened my eyes to Tibetan history and culture, which is exactly what I was looking for. I would never have learned and experienced as much as I did if I had visited the Tibetan settlement without Tibetan Encounters. Thupten was extremely knowledgable and
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from thupten, Owner at The Tibetan Encounter Day Tours
Responded Mar 4, 2020
I would like to thank Anne Marie for writing her very quick and nice review about our Tibetan cultural tour. I am so happy to met Anne and introduce her Tibetan people and rich buddhist culture. Once again, I would like to thank her for showing her interest and joining one of our Tibetan cultural tour. Thanking her, Thupten Gyatso
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Aneta P wrote a review Feb 2020
Doha, Qatar39 contributions
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Mr. Thupten’s tour was definitely the highlight of my trip to Nepal! I read all the excellent reviews before booking this tour, but the actual experience certainly exceeded my expectations. I am a solo traveller and I was alone on this tour. From the minute Mr. Thutpen picked
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from thupten, Owner at The Tibetan Encounter Day Tours
Responded Feb 26, 2020
I was so glad to received this very nice review from Aneta. It was my pleasure to meet and took Aneta around Tibetan village and introduce our Tibetan people and the buddhist culture. I was so happy that she has shown great interest to learn about Tibet and Tibetan people. I would like to thank her so much for writing her great review about our Tibetan cultural tour. Highly appreciate her review. Thanking her, Thupten Gyatso.
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Germain L wrote a review Feb 2020
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Best day of the trip for sure! We had a delightful immersion into the tibetan culture through the so interesting stories, in perfectly fluent english, told by Thupten! Highly professional and punctual, the program was perfectly tight up! A Must Do if you're in Pokhara! A day
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Response from thupten, Owner at The Tibetan Encounter Day Tours
Responded Feb 9, 2020
I would like to thank Germain for writing his very nice review about our Tibetan cultural tour. I am so pleased to knew that they liked and learned many things about Tibetan people and how we have well kept our buddhist culture in Nepal as a refugee. Highly appreciate taking their time in writing this beautiful review. Thanking them, Thupten Gyatso
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