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Half Day Afternoon Tibetan cultural tour to Tibetan settlements

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    Stop At: Jangchub Choeling Tibetan Monastery, Tashi Palkhel Tibetan Settlement, Pokhara 33700 Nepal

    Afternoon Half day Tour:

    Departure: 02:00 p.m.

    Return     : 05:30 p.m.

    We provide pick up and drop off services to and from our respective guests hotel. We charge extra transportation fee for those guests whose hotels are located outside of Lakeside area. You could pay us directly the extra transportation fee after our tour.

    NOTICE:

    Our tours are typically base on educational and Tibetan cultural tour. We encourage our guests to ask questions during our tour regarding Tibetan culture.

    Our tours are not private. Usually we get 2 to 3 people in a group.

     Program includes:
    • Visit the monastery and attend the evening group pooja (prayer chanting) with the monks and hear the horns, drums, conch shell, trumpet, bell etc used during the prayer.
    • Meet a Buddhist monk and learn about their monastic life and their daily studies and activities in the monastery.
    • Learn about the symbols and images that are so important in their daily life.
    • Enjoy Tibetan foods in a local family, where you will get a taste of Tibetan food like, tsampa (Roasted barley flour), butter tea and Tibetan bread.

    Duration: 4 hours
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We provide pick up & drop off services to and from our guests respective hotels located at Lakeside area. We charge extra transportation fee for those guests whose hotels are located outside of Lakeside area depending on their hotel location. We pick up our guests from their hotel at 1:55 pm or 2 pm.
    Departure Time
    2:00 PM
    Duration
    3h
    Return Details
    We provide pick up and drop services to and from our respective guests hotels.
    Inclusions
    • Afternoon tea
    • Bottled water
    • Driver/guide
    • Professional guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
    • Snacks
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    • Entry/Admission - Jangchub Choeling Tibetan Monastery
    • Guaranteed to skip the lines
    Exclusions
    • Lunch
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Not recommended for child aged 8 and under
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We highly recommend this tour. Our tour guide spoke excellent English and informed us about Tibetan food, culture, Buddhism and history. We only did the afternoon tour which took us to see a Buddhist Monastry where we spoke with a monk about his life in...More

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

    It was a big surprise for getting such a very quick review from Kristine & Don. I am so happy to take them both in our Tibetan cultural day tour and share some of our Tibetan story, lifestyle, buddhism, Tibetan food etc. I would like...More

    Reviewed 29 August 2019

    This tour was the highlight of my trip to Nepal! Thupten is super guide, friendly, professional, informative and passionate about teaching people about Tibetan history. We had lots of time to ask questions and learned so much on the trip about culture, history, religion. I...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Agnes F
    thupten g, Owner at The Tibetan Encounter Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2019

    I would like to thank Agnes for writing her nice review about our afternoon half day tour. I feel always very very happy when our guests write us a review. This kind of review always make me feel very satisfied with my hard work. Highly...More

    Reviewed 6 August 2019 via mobile

    Thupten is one of the most professional guide we met in Nepal. His tour is not the kind that will make you buy things but learn so many priceless informations about Tibetan history, religion, culture, etc. That's why we loved this experience and really recommend...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Jeanne M
    thupten g, Owner at The Tibetan Encounter Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2019

    I would like to thank Jeanne for writing her very nice review about our tibetan cultural day tour. Highly appreciate her review.

    Reviewed 6 June 2019 via mobile

    This tour has been the highlight of my trip to Pokhara. Thupten is so knowledgeable and passionate about educating others on the Tibetan community and way of life, and he encourages all questions. I did this tour as a solo female traveler and I couldn’t...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
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    thupten g, Owner at The Tibetan Encounter Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2019

    I am so glad to receive your very quick review about our Tibetan cultural tour. Highly appreciate your very nice review. I am very happy to knew that you enjoyed and learned many things about Tibet people and our Tibetan buddhist culture through our tour....More

    Reviewed 31 May 2019

    We spent with my friend the whole afternoon in Tibetan cultural tour close to Pokhara. For me, it was one of the best experience in Nepal. You will find a lot of new information about Tibet and the whole program is really nice and complete....More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank Michaela N
    thupten g, Owner at The Tibetan Encounter Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2019

    I would like to thank Michael for taking his time in writing this nice review about our Tibetan cultural tour. It was my pleasure to take them around our Tibetan villages and introduce our Tibetan people and our buddhist culture. Thanking you, Thupten Gyatso

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