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Tibetan Guide

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Tashi delek. My name is Dhondup and I'm from Shigatse. I've been working as a guide since 2004. If you are interested in travelling to Tibet, please contact us. We can help you to organize the whole trip. We offer tailor-made tours and also one-day...more
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Reviewed 4 days ago

In Tibet we basically loved everything from the arrival on Lhasa's airport to the goodbye on the Tibetan/Nepalese border. We can truly say that we had one of our best travel experiences in Tibet. The city of Lhasa is very nice with a lot of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Tjebbe H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We can highly recommend Dhondup's Tibetan Guide Agency, everything went very smooth from the beginning to the end. At the end of Oct. we did a private tour from Lhasa to Kathmandu on Friendship Highway, for us it was a dream which came true! As...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Kiwinina
Reviewed November 5, 2018

Just returned from a 2 week marathon trip thru China. Tibetan Guide did an excellent job of making our 2 day stay in Lhasa smooth & enjoyable. Pre-trip Dhondup (the owner) was very timely in responding to e-mails and getting our Tibetan Travel Permit to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 2, 2018

I took the 10 day base camp trip with Dhondup. I did this via e mail with Dhondup and he was very helpful and guided me through the whole process and gave advice very clearly and patiently when I asked him. He greeted me when...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

My wife agreed to take me to Everest Base Camp for my birthday. Dhondup was quite accommodating of our schedule and arranged an excellent tour with our guide Dorjee. Highly recommend them both. We did the 9 day tour to allow a few days in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 29, 2018

We are just back from our trip to Asia. We wanted to visit Lhasa, so keeping in mind how difficult it is to get the Special Permit, etc, we decided to look for a guide / agency. Based on other reviews and videos on YouTube,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 22, 2018

Tibetan Guide was fantastic. It was a custom eight day tour with visits to Lhasa, Shigatse, Lake region, and Everest Base Camp. Our guide was extremely knowledgeable about the history. Perfectly fluent in English. The planning was all done easily on email with Dhondup. They...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Stonemountain7
Reviewed October 20, 2018

From the day I sent in enquiry, I knew I have chosen the right agent, Tibetan Guide ! Dhondup was the one in contact with me from the start till the end of our trip even until the follow up of our safe journey home....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed October 20, 2018

I just spent 10 days on a custom guided tour organized by Dhondup. Tibetan Guide provided very good service and the tour went like clockwork. I was very satisfied and can completely recommend Dhondup as trustworthy and as a provider of good travel services. Our...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank formershrink
Reviewed October 16, 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful stay in Tibet and had a very good guide, who knows very good local culture. Thank you very much

Date of experience: October 2018
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skp288
November 11, 2018|
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Response from OngJonathan | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I myself is diabetic too, with a bit of high blood pressure. I survived. Just remember to move slowly and enjoy. I even went to the base camp which is 5200m. The tour guide is very attentive and observing our health... More
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Peggy S
August 24, 2018|
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Response from chicksfly000 | Reviewed this property |
We went to Tibet in the spring and used Tibetan Guide Tours. While they have a standard 1 week tour they will happily take you where you want to go in Lhasa for a few days. The guides are locals, flexible and will do things... More
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August 7, 2018|
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Response from chicksfly000 | Reviewed this property |
This year Tibet closed 2 weeks earlier than usual (about Feb 10 to April 30) so the dates are not set in stone but it looks like you're out of luck
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sootsprite
SoCal
Tibetan Guide or Road to Tibet? (2 Replies)
Any thoughts from people who have recently traveled with either agency (in 2013)? We've gotten timely and friendly responses from both, and there is only a slight marginal difference in price. There's a recent review in 2013 about RTT which is not too positive, so slightly nervous about pulling the trigger. In addition, would you suggest that we book accommodation ourselves or have it included in the package? Woeser from RTT also suggested that the guide will take us around to show us...More
December 17, 2013|
Response fromejkb|
We were very happy with Road to Tibet. We did an 8 day tour in October 2013 and were very happy with the accomodations. We especially liked their choice in Lhasa in the Tibetin quarter. I really can't speak to whether or not you should book on their own. I would ask them directly about that one poor review - I did and was very satisfied with their answer. Feel free to PM me with more questions.
LCTravel17
Little Rock, Arkansas
Guide for Shangri-La Area (24 Replies)
Guide's are a challenge to find in the Shangri-La area. We just used the services of one in late October that was good and reliable. Tashi Tsering is a young Tibetan guide who can arrange to your desired level, even to the Benzilan area. Contact: shangrila.paradise@yahoo.com
November 10, 2014|
Response fromZhongguoKM|
Thanks for the information. It's helpful when travelers give something back like that.
powycommodore
San Francisco, California
Who do you trust? (5 Replies)
I no longer need the Tibet forum but visited today just for curiosity. I was amazed that a thread has been running for several years about Access Tibet Tours and other tour companies. Complaints and compliments for all the tour companies seem to be rampant and that brings up the question: Who do you trust? If anyone has any guidelines of how you make your decisions with conflicting information, please share. At this point I tend to trust the positive posts but question the negative...More
June 12, 2010|
Response fromannieandhamish|
Hi, I have not visited the Tibet Forum in a while. Some tour companies are renowned for putting in false recommendations. Or false complaints against a competitor. Very annoying and it makes your trust issue a very good point. Totally agree about choosing guides etc of Tibetan heritage. If you think something is suspicious use the report button and let the moderators sort it out. How do you sort out the fakers - you get to know their "style of talk" and report them. The problem is...More