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Explore Tibet

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“tibetan culture”(49 reviews)
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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
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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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Lhasa 850000, China
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+86 891 630 5152
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I will definitely not recommend this company. I didn’t understand where my money went actually. First I booked my trip 1 month before to arrive, the permit takes 18 days and they only sent the original to my hotel the previous day of my departure....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I am more than happy to recommend Explore Tibet. It was a long and at time hard trip physically and mentally, and all the way the staff was there to fulfill our needs. We were a large group, many different personalities and needs and they...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank MariannM4
ExploreTibet-Sonam, Guest Relations Manager at Explore Tibet, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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

Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the privilege of being a part of a group of 36 to Tibet in September, hosted and guided by Explore Tibet. From my earliest contact with Sonam to the final departure at Lhasa airport, the whole Explore Tibet team was phenomenal. This included...More

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

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

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my husband spend a week in and around Lhasa. Our guide Dhala and our driver Lobsan were both very friendly, kind and helping. We were impressed by Dhalas profound knowledge of historical and religious aspects. Also we got good advises about where and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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ExploreTibet-Sonam, Guest Relations Manager at Explore Tibet, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Nomad, 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

I visited Tibet with my wife in November this year. We had an awesome journey and our guide Dhala was really cool. His knowledge about the historical and religious heritage of Tibet was very impressive. He also brought us to local restaurants and a tea...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Meander66935797209
ExploreTibet-Sonam, Guest Relations Manager at Explore Tibet, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Meander, 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

First up a big thanks to YoWangdu Experience Tibet (yowangdu.com) for first recommending Explore Tibet to us. The positive Trip Advisor reviews helped seal the deal, as they say, and our experience more than met all expectations. From the get-go our personal trip advisor Rex...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MarkS027
ExploreTibet-Sonam, Guest Relations Manager at Explore Tibet, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Mark, 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

My adult daughter and I visited Tibet with Explore Tibet. Our guide was knowledgeable and flexible as part of our tour was cancelled due to snow. She and the driver were prompt and thorough in the execution of a 6 day adventure. The communication before...More

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

Dear Jim, 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

I visited Lhasa in November with my mom and we had a very good experience with Explore Tibet. Rex was very responsive to our emails and questions as we selected the tour company. We were entering from Nepal, which had some visa logistics to work...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Dreamer17858770023
ExploreTibet-Sonam, Guest Relations Manager at Explore Tibet, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Dreamer, 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

I went on a 8 day private trip (Lhasa, Horse riding in Namba village, Gyangse, Shigatse) with my wife and our conclusion is that we had a fantastic trip and we'd reccommend this company. By taking a private trip you have much more flexibility, and...More

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

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

Reviewed November 3, 2018

This was pretty good overall. It was also a physically grueling journey dealing with the altitude, the extremely dry air, the cold of EBC, some uncomfortable accommodations and long days in the van. Some of that is simply the environment, some can't be changed, some...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Joseph R
ExploreTibet-Sonam, Guest Relations Manager at Explore Tibet, responded to this reviewResponded November 4, 2018

Dear Joseph, Thanks for the review and thank you for being with us. We wish you good luck. Regards, Choephel Explore Tibet

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JoeyWexfordIreland
February 27, 2018|
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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
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bluemoo69
October 27, 2017|
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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
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Harhari
September 11, 2015|
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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
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