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The Tibetan Encounter Day Tours

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The Tibetan Encounter tours are unique opportunities to spend a day in local Tibetan communities and have an opportunity to learn about Tibet and rich Buddhist culture/heritage in Nepal.
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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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Lalupate Margha | 17th Street, Pokhara 00977, Nepal
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+977 985-6036334
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Two months after doing a half day tour with Thupten it is a stand out moment of a two week trip to Nepal. Can't recommend this enough and would urge everyone visiting Pokhara to spend at least half a day on this tour or the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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thupten g, Owner at The Tibetan Encounter Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

It was my great pleasure to receive this very nice review about our Tibetan cultural day tour. Highly appreciate taking your time in writing this review. Hope we will meet again in your next visit to Nepal. All the best. Thupten

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are very happy to meet Thupten and book his full day tour. The value of this tour is exceed our expectations. Highly recommend.

Date of experience: February 2019
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thupten g, Owner at The Tibetan Encounter Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much Gigi for writing your short review about our Tibetan cultural tour. Highly appreciate taking your time in writing your review. Thanking you, Thupten

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a day we had with Thupten as our guide. He was very knowledgeable about Tibetan history and culture and his English is really very good. During our visits to Tibetan villages we had authentic Tibetan food and learned lots of fascinating facts. We were...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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thupten g, Owner at The Tibetan Encounter Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for writing your nice review about our Tibetan cultural tour. It was my pleasure to meet with you and have an opportunity to share about our Tibetan culture. Highly appreciate your review. Thanking you, Thupten

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went on the morning tour of the Tibetan refugee settlement in Pokhara with Thupten Gyatso, our host and driver for the day. Thupten collected us at our hotel at 05:45 and proceeded to take us to the Pema Ts’al Satya Buddhist Monastery, where we...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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thupten g, Owner at The Tibetan Encounter Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear George, Thank you so much for taking your precious time in writing so long review about our tibetan cultural tour. I am so grateful to meet you both and get an opportunity to take you both around Tibetan village and introduce our Tibetan Culture....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had great expectations of the tour when I signed up for it, and I am happy to say that the tour exceeds my expectations. When we were first greeted by Thupten, our Tibetan guide, at our hotel, he said that "this is going to...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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thupten g, Owner at The Tibetan Encounter Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much King Leung Yung for taking your time in writing this very nice review about our Tibetan cultural tour. Highly appreciated your great review. Once again, I would like to thank you both for showing your interest and joining one of our...More

Reviewed 29 January 2019

Thupten is extremely knowledgeable and passionate about his Tibetan heritage and the history of the Tibetan people with Nepal. I learn't an incredible amount in my full day tour and never tired of the information Thupten had for me. A varied tour with a real...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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thupten g, Owner at The Tibetan Encounter Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much Caroline for writing your beautiful review about our Tibetan cultural tour. It was my great pleasure to meet with you and get an opportunity to introduce our Tibetan people and rich buddhist culture. Also thank you so much to upload some...More

Reviewed 20 January 2019

Thupten is a knowledgeable and passionate guide that kept the entire expedition educational, informative and enlightening. He is dedicated to presenting a professional tour and sharing his passion for the issues faced by Tibetan refugees through an experience never to forget. Thank you Thupten.More

Date of experience: January 2019
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thupten g, Owner at The Tibetan Encounter Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 21 January 2019

Hi Roger, I am so happy to received your very quick and lovely review about our Tibetan cultural tour. Thank you all for showing your interest to learn more about Tibet and Tibetan people. I am so happy that you all ask many questions during...More

Reviewed 20 January 2019

Thupten is an amazing guide full of information about the Tibetan culture, We started the morning with an hour of blissful chanting Monks then off to a family who prepared a wonderful typical Tibetan breakfast of hot buttered tea and tsampa. We then had a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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thupten g, Owner at The Tibetan Encounter Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 21 January 2019

Thank you so much Lucy for writing your very quick review about our Tibetan cultural tour. Once again, I would like to thank you and all your friends for showing your great interest to learn about Tibet and Tibetan culture. It was my great pleasure...More

Reviewed 17 January 2019

Wonderful way to understand a little bit more about Tibetan culture with a very kind and honest guide. I booked a half day experience and was picked up from my hotel at 5.30 to go to morning prayers at the Gompa in the community, it...More

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Date of experience: December 2018
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thupten g, Owner at The Tibetan Encounter Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2019

It was my great pleasure to take you around Tibetan villages and introduce our Tibetan people and its culture. Highly appreciate your very nice review written about my tour and my self. Hope you would share some of our tour experiences with your friends and...More

Reviewed 16 January 2019 via mobile

I took the tour this morning, and it was fantastic! Truly feel that I had a genuine experience of Tibetan refugee culture in Pokhara and learned so much within the space of a few hours! Got to ask many questions of local Tibetan refugees, including...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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thupten g, Owner at The Tibetan Encounter Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2019

Hi Erin, It was my pleasure to meet and get an opportunity to take you around Tibetan villages and introduce our Tibetan people and our rich buddhist culture. I am so happy to knew that you enjoyed and learned many things from our tour. Thank...More

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Leigh G
7 September 2018|
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Response from thupten | Property representative |
Hi Leigh, I hope you have received our email which I send you yesterday about the tour price. If you need further questions regarding our tour please write us through our company email.
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choonkaloonks
1 April 2015|
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Response from thupten | Property representative |
Hi, Thank you for writing to us. No, you don't have to bring anything to our camps. Now the Tibetan settlements are well established. Thupten
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Anoop Kumar K
17 February 2015|
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Response from Gordon R | Reviewed this property |
The Tibetan Mall is opposite the old Royal Palace, we walked there from our hotel (Landmark) and made the booking at the counter. The company does have a website and email contacts so search for those if Denise D's... More
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