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Tibetan Guide

Open today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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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 private tours
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Lhasa 850000, China
+86 136 2898 0074
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All reviews provided excellent private tour sharing his knowledge visit tibet everest base camp his response his team day tour great organization excellent reviews authentic experience within hours spoke very good english local culture always on time tashi delek via email
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I selected Dhondup from Tibetan Guide as I was looking for an authentic, trouble free tour of Lhasa and he delivered 100%. Pre trip he promptly answered my frequent, trivial questions, I never had to wait for an answer - something that is really important...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Wendy P
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a brilliant time in Lhasa. Dhondup was immensely helpful, answered all our questions about the "Permit" and made everything easy for us, including mailing our permit to our hotel in Beijing. The tour is flexible and Dhondup and his guides are very accommodating...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Nirmalyabasu
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took the Friendship Way tour in October. Dhondup was incredibly helpful in organising the tour for us prior to our arrival in Tibet and answered all our questions. Our guide Tenzin was fantastic, he taught us so much about Tibetan culture it was wonderful...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank sashcashtravels
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tibet is our dream destination in China and it has an amazing landscapes with an interesting culture. Our guide Mr. Gelek is very good at Buddhist culture and history which will make the trip even more interesting. Everyone must visit Tibet in both summer and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank Pooree
Reviewed December 11, 2018

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 November 14, 2018 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
1  Thank Jeff G
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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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
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
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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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.
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.
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