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Overland from Lhasa to Kathmandu via EBC

We have been to Tibet last January with this agency. Everything was good. The guider and driver was... read more

Reviewed February 27, 2019
Shan3692
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Unforgettable private Tibet tour!!

We did a 10-day private tour from Lhasa to the Nepali border at the end of November 2018 organized... read more

Reviewed December 4, 2018
Safari225177
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Reviewed February 27, 2019 via mobile

We have been to Tibet last January with this agency. Everything was good. The guider and driver was so nice and helpful. They helped us a lot through the journey. They also gave us a lot of useful knowledges and informations about the place and culture. We really had a good day, experiences there and enjoyed the journey so so much. Thank you Lobsang, Tashi, driver for making this journey wonderful

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Shan3692
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Tibet Experienc... l, Owner at Tibet Experience-Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded March 1, 2019

Tashi Delek Shan,

We are very happy to know that you guys are enjoy trip with our guide and driver. Thank you so much for your feedback. I wish you all have a wonderful year 2019. Sometime keep in touch.

Best Wishes,
Lobsang

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Reviewed December 4, 2018 via mobile

We did a 10-day private tour from Lhasa to the Nepali border at the end of November 2018 organized by Tibet Experience. The whole trip from start to end was amazing! From the first email contact to the drop-off at the border, the guide did an excellent job. Also the preceding communication with Lobsang (the owner of the travel agency) was very pleasant. He responded very quickly to our questions regarding visa, permit and itinerary by email which gave the necessary confidence to wire the money to arrange everything.
When we arrived by train to Lhasa we were welcomed with a big smile by our guide. During our stay in Lhasa he was very helpful and did more than we could expect from a guide! He was available 24/7 to answer our questions and help us out when necessary. One of us suffered from altitude sickness the first days of our stay. When we rang our guide 2am in the morning for help, he came by our hotel to supply us with oxygen and drove us to the ER of a nearby hospital for a doctors consultation.
After acclimatising further for a couple of days we left Lhasa for our trip over the friendship highway heading to Nepal. We had an amazing time with both our guide and the driver! The guide was very knowledgable and explained passionately about Tibetan culture, Buddhism and nature and give us an unforgettable experience.

We highly recommend this travel agency to everyone! Of note, we do not in anyway recognise the bad experience from the former reviewer here on trip advisor.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Tibet Experienc... l, Owner at Tibet Experience-Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded December 4, 2018

Tashi Delek Tijmen & Annabel,

We are very happy to hear that you guys are enjoy trip with our guide and driver and also our service. Thank you for the feedback and We hope that you guys are enjoying rest of your trip in Nepal. Please keep in touch.

Best Wishes,
Tibet Experience family.

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Reviewed November 5, 2018

My wife and I chose Tibet Experience for a 9-day customized private tour of Tibet after evaluating five separate companies based on their website and response to my email inquiries. Our October-November 2018 tour itinerary included Lhasa, Samye, Lamdrok Lake, Gyantse, Shigatse, Sakya and one night at Everest Base Camp. In summary, it was an excellent tour in all respects and I would not hesitate to recommend Tibet Experience to friends and family.
From the tour planning stage to the end of the tour, Tibet Experience provided first-class, detailed and flawless service. The Tibetan guide was professional, attentive, friendly and highly knowledgeable about Tibetan history, culture and the complexities of Tibetan Buddhism. Also, our driver was excellent. He always drove safely and always looked after our comfort, both inside and outside of the vehicle. We were also pleased that Tibet Experience provided a surplus of drinking water every day and carried bottled oxygen and first-aid supplies just in case.
Tibet Experience also selected the best quality accommodation for our budget and checked every night that we were happy with their choice. Feedback was obviously important to the guide. Also, the guide always had a good restaurant suggestion at every stop.
Overall, it was an excellent private tour, an exceptional travel experience and good value for the money given the location of Tibet and the quality of the guide, driver, vehicle and accommodation.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank David O
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Reviewed October 26, 2018

An exclusive trip to Tibet for which we’ve been saving money some time and had real high expectations. Unfortunately we have to conclude, it was not the experience we should have had and for us not worth the money.

Lobsang is a real friendly and passionate guide and owner of “Tibet Experience”. Before our nine days travel in Tibet we had extensive mail contact about the trip and the possibilities. With the recommended nine day private tour we would have the best, almost custom made, private tour.

Arriving at the airport it was not Lobsang himself but a friend of his. As we understand from the guide, Lobsang was overbooked so he was asked to facilitate our trip. Unfortunately it turned out that that was all he did.

We felt most of the times he was not open or had any interest for our questions. Also he did not show interest in us. We even got left behind at a gas station because he had forgotten about us… We missed any information about the following day, what to expect, driving times etc. if not asked by us. He only knows about buddism, not anything about his country/Tibet (he spend most of its live in India). Accommodations were not facilitated before, so we had to sleep in really dirty rooms (a car would be better).
In comparison to the guide, the driver was really great and enthusiastic. We are absolutely happy with him. He even did give suggestions to the guide. He is very friendly and supportive.

At the and of the trip, only the driver brought us to the airport, no guide as described in the itenary. Instead the guide just took off before any goodbyes. You can imagine that for this amount of money, a $4200 (ex. accommodation and meals), we would have expected more from this private tour.

Lobsang and the Tibet experience is a professional and fast growing organisation mainly because of his enthusiastic and positive response. We did receive a refund of US$300 that felt as a (partly) acknowledgement of the unmet expectations of the trip. If we would only have had that positive energy with our guide who had the opportunity to show just the two of us the beauties of Tibet, that would have made a major difference.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Tibet Experienc... l, Owner at Tibet Experience-Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded November 2, 2018

Tashi Delek Alrik,

Thank you so much for your review. We are very sorry about you are not happy with our guide. For the tour cost Usually September is peak travel season in Tibet and it's become very expensive for the transportation and guide fee. We arrange very unique tour around central Tibet area and it's more expensive than normal tour around Tibet.
I call you many times and you always ask for refund and i also refund you some of the money plus i give 2 free meal plus two night accommodation fee. Normally original cost is confirmed by you and after that you agree to used our company and also you know i try to change the guide and it's not possible because of the peak travel season in Tibet.
For us we are happy to get your feedback and near future we will try our best to improve our service quality.

Thank You.

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Reviewed May 15, 2018 via mobile

In April my wife and I booked a tour to Tibet.
We didn't know what to expect before we booked the tour so we searched the internet for some tour agencies. We've read some good references of the company 'Tibet Experience', so we decided to send it an e-mail. Pretty quick we got in contact with this Tibetan guy called Lobsang. He helped us out in a great way and replied really quick to our questions. We didn't realise that there were some important things to arrange in front of the trip, but Lobsang helped us with everything. Eventually we managed to book the tour, received the necessary permit from Lobsang and took the plane to Tibet!

When we arrived at the airport of Lhasa our tour guide Chimi was waiting for us with the driver. She was our guide for the comming 11 days, as our tour was 12 days and we've had 1 day tour with Lobsang.
There was a really warm welcome during the meeting and we received a white scarf and some water. The coming days were very phenomenal and mind blowing. There were many remarkable places we visited. Also the trips with the car and driver were very relaxing and comfortable. Because we had a private tour there were many possibilities for learning to know the Tibetan way of living. For us it was a experience we will never forget. We have a lot of respect for the way the Tibetan people think, act and live. Our tour guide Chimi provided us with much information, lots of fun, hospitality and great conversations.

The day tour with Lobsang was great as well. Lobsang is really a remarkable man, unbelievable friendly and knows really much about the history of Tibet. We were very pleased to meet him and thank him in person for helping us out with everything.

When you're looking for a great tour agency, who looks after you and arranges everything in detail, don't look further! Tibet Experience is the place to be!

We couldn't thank Lobsang and his team enough for this great experience. Tibet will have a very special place in our hearts and this is all thanks to the remarkable work of Tibet Experience.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed February 9, 2018 via mobile

We are a group of four Belgian students and Lobsang arranged a 6-day tour for us filled with mesmerizing views and he enriched us with Tibetan culture. He made sure we were comfortable and gave a lot of information about the places we visited. He even bought one of us a cake for her birthday! To conclude, we definitely recommend him to anyone who wants to see Tibet in the most amazing way. Greetings, Sien, Luca, Jazz and Marie

Date of experience: February 2018
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