We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Explore Tibet

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Explore Tibet
Booking unavailable on TripAdvisor

Want other options you can book now?
553
All photos (553)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent88%
  • Very good9%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“day tour”(49 reviews)
“tibetan culture”(51 reviews)
“cultural tour”(16 reviews)
About
Explore Tibet is the leading local Tibetan owned tour company that provides authentic Tibet private tours for different interests and needs. We are native Tibetan and based in Lhasa, we have profound knowledge of our culture, religion and tradition...more
Closed Now
Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
See all hours
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Contact
Lhasa 850000, China
Website
+86 891 630 5152
Call
Improve This Listing
Reviews (582)
Filter reviews
518 results
Traveler rating
462
47
3
4
2
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
462
47
3
4
2
Show reviews that mention
All reviews day tour tibetan culture cultural tour everest base camp private tour local family travel consultant knowledgeable guides yamdrok lake potala palace booking process an amazing experience via email fantastic trip beautiful country tour group his knowledge
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 518 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

After a warm welcome at the trainstation of Lhasa, Namgyal and Tenzin brought us to our convenient hotel in the old town of Lhasa. In the following days we explored the city of Lhasa and several monasteries in the surrounding area. After leaving Lhasa and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Mobile05021517375
ExploreTibet-Sonam, Guest Relations Manager at Explore Tibet, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Client, Thanks for the review and thank you for being with us. We wish you all the best. Regards, Choephel Explore Tibet

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had the best experience with our guide Gelek from Explore Tibet! The tour was very well organized and the hotels and activities were good and we learnt a lot about the Tibetan culture and landscape. They also arranged our trainride from Chengdu (China) to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank diekeg
ExploreTibet-Sonam, Public Relations Manager at Explore Tibet, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Diekeg, Thanks for the review and thank you for being with us. We wish the best. Regards, Choephel Explore Tibet

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our guides (and drivers) from Explore Tibet were not just knowledgeable, organized and competent, they were also very lovely people. This tour allowed us to experience the ancient culture, the gentle people, the exquisite landscape and the incredible monasteries of Tibet. Our guides Namguel, Yungpel...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Susan S
ExploreTibet-Sonam, Public Relations Manager at Explore Tibet, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Susan, Thanks for the review and thank you for being with us. We wish you happy New year ahead. Regards, Choephel Explore Tibet

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I definitely recommend Explore Tibet, we did our tour in December the road were slippery and temperatures always negatives but our driver Penpa Norbu was very cautious and we felt safe the entire trip. Our guide Yongphel had a deep knowledge of the tibetain culture...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 802steam
ExploreTibet-Sonam, Guest Relations Manager at Explore Tibet, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Steam, Thanks for the review and thank you for being with us. Wish you very Happy New Year! Regrads, Choephel, Explore Tibet

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This experience to Tibet has opened my eyes to the history of Tibetan culture and Tibetan Buddhism. Our wonderful guide Namgyal and hardworking driver that drove us all the way from Lhasa to xigatse and lastly EBC while the rest of us catch a wink...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank GloriaTravelssss
ExploreTibet-Sonam, Guest Relations Manager at Explore Tibet, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Gloria, Thanks for the review and thank you for being with us. We wish you all the best. Regards, Choephel Explore Tibet

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked the EBC tour as a family. Our guide Namgyal (man in solo pic) was one of the best guides we’ve ever met that we didn’t mind tiny hiccups along the way (December being too cold to stay at EBC/Rongbuk). Namgyal is passionate, fun,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank chevycheng
ExploreTibet-Sonam, Guest Relations Manager at Explore Tibet, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Chev, Thanks for the review and thank you for being with us. We wish you all the best. Regards, Choephel Explore Tibet

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As a practitioner of Tibetan Buddhism , I have always wanted to visit Tibet. I finally got to visit beautiful monasteries of Tibet with the help of our guide, Namgyal. He speaks good English which helped my family a lot in understanding the history of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank EdChengJourney
ExploreTibet-Sonam, Guest Relations Manager at Explore Tibet, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear EdCheng, Thanks for the review and thank you for being with us. We wish you all the best. Regards, Choephel Explore Tibet

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Travelled to tibet with my partner , parents, sister and fiance (6 of us) . Throughout the cold, arduous journey, the warmth , honesty , and just pure brilliance and passion of our guide, Namgyal, made everything better. He took such good care of all...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank CapyTravels
ExploreTibet-Sonam, Guest Relations Manager at Explore Tibet, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Capytravels, Thanks for the review and thank you for being with us. We wish you all the best. Regards, Choephel Explore Tibet

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent experience with this tour company. Our extremely sincere English speaking guide Namgyal took care of us and two others from start to end. His keen detail in explaining customs, cultures and religion is impeccable. Our driver was really helpful too! This is a trip...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Nicole L
ExploreTibet-Sonam, Guest Relations Manager at Explore Tibet, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Nicole, Thanks for the review and thank you for being with us. We wish you all the best. Regards, Choephel Explore Tibet

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This trip has been far beyond wonderful with the best tour guide ever. No doubt the journey is Long but with a amazing tour guide (Namgyal), it couldn’t been any better! He speaks with enthusiasm and ever so helpful! Always reminding us that we can...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank stephanusneo
ExploreTibet-Sonam, Guest Relations Manager at Explore Tibet, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Stephan, Thanks for the review and thank you for being with us. We wish you all the best. Regards, Choephel Explore Tibet

View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 384 nearby hotels
Tianhaikangsang Hotel
3 reviews
.56 miles away
Taicheng Hotel
3 reviews
.56 miles away
Super 8 Hotel Lhasa Duodilu
2 reviews
.59 miles away
7 Days Inn Lasa Duodi Road
3 reviews
.62 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 109 nearby restaurants
House of Shambhala Restaurant
130 reviews
1.40 miles away
Dunya Restaurant
254 reviews
1.45 miles away
DingFeng Cafe
129 reviews
1.60 miles away
tashi I
76 reviews
1.52 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 152 nearby attractions
Jokhang Temple
1,138 reviews
1.55 miles away
Barkhor Street
558 reviews
1.50 miles away
Ramoche Monastery (Xiao Zhao Si)
63 reviews
1.32 miles away
Ani Tsankhung Nunnery
22 reviews
1.61 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
JoeyWexfordIreland
February 27, 2018|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from ExploreTibet-Sonam | Property representative |
Hi Joey Solo traveler in Tibet is not a problem at all and we have dozens of Tibet tours that suitable for single travelers, please feel free to write us for details of the tours or any other questions you have. Looking... More
1
Vote
bluemoo69
October 27, 2017|
Answer
Response from ExploreTibet-Sonam | Property representative |
Hi Welcome to Tibet forum. i am very sorry to inform you that the Sichuan-Tibet highway from Chengdu to Tibet overland route is currently closed for foreign tourist, so you can only fly into Tibet from Chengdu and then do... More
0
Votes
Harhari
September 11, 2015|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from ExploreTibet-Sonam | Property representative |
HI If you don't want to take the altitude problem any more, then i think EBC is a not a good option, instead you can do a short tour around Lhasa, Gyantse, Shigatse and Yamdrok lake which will provide you a exclusive Tibet... More
1
Vote