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Morning Tibetan cultural tour to Tibetan settlements

This Morning Tibetan cultural Tour is a unique opportunity to spend time in a local Tibetan community with our professional Tibetan tour guide to learn about Tibet, Tibetan people, buddhism, food, its culture, art and craft. Our tours are typically base on educational and Tibetan cultural tour. Our tour guide Mr. Thupten himself is a Tibetan, who was born & grew up in one of the Tibetan village in Pokhara. Therefore, he has lots of information regarding Tibetan people living in Nepal and how they have well kept their Tibetan language & their buddhist culture. Therefore we encourage our guests to ask as many questions as they have regarding Tibetan people and their culture.

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8 hours


Hotel pickup available


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  • What's included :
    • Bottled water
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Driver/guide
    • Professional guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    • Entry/Admission - Jangchub Choeling Tibetan Monastery
    • Entry/Admission - The Tibetan Encounter Day Tours P. Ltd
    What's excluded :
    • DVD (available to purchase) Tibetan Musics.
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

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

    Departure: 05:30 a.m.

    Return: Around 1:30 p.m.

    We provide free pick up and drop off services to and from our guests respective hotels. We charge extra transportation fee only for those guests who are staying outside of Lakeside area. You can pay us the extra transportation fee directly to us after our tour is finished. Please provide us your hotel name and room number once you have booked your hotel.

    Our tour take place only at Tibetan villages around Pokhara valley. Mr. Thupten is our tour operator and guide for the Tibetan Encounter. Being himself born & grew up in one of the Tibetan village, he has lots of information to share with you regarding the Tibetan people living in Nepal. Therefor all our tours are typically base on Tibetan educational and cultural tour. We encourage our guests to ask questions regarding Tibetan people and Tibetan Buddhist culture.

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

    Program Includes:

    Visit a monastery and attend the morning group pooja (prayer chanting) with the monks and hear the horns, drums, conch shell, trumpet, bell etc used during the prayer.

    Enjoy Tibetan breakfast in a local family home, where you will get a taste of Tibetan foods like tsampa (Roasted barley flour), butter tea and Tibetan bread.

    Meet a Buddhist monk and learn about their monastic life and their daily studies and activities in the monastery.

    Discover the arts and crafts of the Tibetan Plateau – and learn how Tibetan people introduced and continue to make Tibetan carpets in the settlements.

    Learn about the symbols and images that are so important in their daily life.

    Meet a Tibetan doctor and learn basic information about Tibetan medicine and how it is used in treatment. You will also have a chance to have a first-hand experience of a medical checkup from the doctor.

    Visit a settlement photo gallery and learn how Tibetan settlements were established in the early 60’s.

    Learn about Tibetan schools, kindergarten and our educational system in the Tibetan settlements. But we are sorry to say that visitors are not allowed inside the school and kindergarten.

    Enjoy simple Tibetan momos & thenthuk in a local Tibetan restaurant, inside the settlement, in the afternoon.

    Duration: 8 hours

    Stop At: The Tibetan Encounter Day Tours P. Ltd, 17th Street, Pokhara 33700, Nepal

    The Tibetan Encounter Day Tour provides a unique opportunity to explore local Tibetan communities to learn and understand more about Tibet and Tibetan people living in Nepal. Our tour guide Mr. Thupten himself was born and grown up in one of the Tibetan village at Pokhara. He has lots of experience and information regarding Tibet and Tibetan people living in Nepal. He run this tour about 10 yrs ago. He will also let you encounter with rich cultural heritage of Tibetans in Pokhara, Nepal. In summary it is an educational, cultural tour. Furthermore we provide information regarding Tibetan Buddhism, culture, arts, Tibetan medical practice, Tibetan refugees living in Nepal etc.

    Duration: 8 hours

    Stop At: Pokhara, Pokhara, Gandaki Zone, Western Region

    The Tibetan Encounter day tours are a unique opportunity to spend a day in local Tibetan communities in Pokhara and learn about our rich cultural heritage. We run tours seven days a week.

    Tibetan refugees in Nepal are eager to share their philosophies, way of life and dedication to preserving their culture.

    It’s certainly a great way to spend your time. So, keep us in mind when you’re looking for things to do in Pokhara Nepal.

    Duration: 8 hours

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We provide free pick up & drop off services to and from our respective guests' hotels located at Lakeside area. But we charge extra transportation fee only 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 5:30 am. Please provide us your hotel name and room number for your pick up.
    Departure Time :
    5:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • Not recommended for child aged 9 and under
    • Dress code is smart casual
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Near public transportation
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Organised by The Tibetan Encounter Day Tours.

Activity ID: V-12034P2

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