Full-Day Tibetan Cultural Tour to Tibetan Settlements
This full Day 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 Tibetan educational and 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.Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this productStop At:
The Tibetan Encounter Day Tours P. Ltd, 17th Street, Pokhara 33700, Nepal
NOTE: Buddhist monks have one month Tibetan New Year holiday to visit their family homes from 23rd Feb till 24th of March. Therefore, there will be no prayer chanting in the evening for one month.
Departure: 09:00 a.m.
Return: Around 5 or 6 p.m.
We provide pick up and drop off services only to those guests whose hotels are around Lakeside area. We charge money for transportation, hotels which are located outside of Lakeside area. You can pay us transportation fee after our tour. Please provide us your hotel name.
We will visit Tibetan villages around Pokhara valley. Our tours are typically base on educational and Tibetan cultural tour.
Our tours are not private. Usually we get 2 to 3 people in a group.
• Discover the arts and crafts of the Tibetan Plateau – and learn how Tibetan people introduced and 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 about basic knowledge of Tibetan medicine and it’s treatment. Have a first hand experience of a medical check up from a Tibetan doctor.
• Visit 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.
• Enjoy simple Tibetan momos & thenthuk in a Tibetan restaurants inside the settlement in the afternoon.
• Meet a Buddhist monk and learn about their monastic life and their daily studies and activities in the monastery.
• Visit the monastery and attend their group pooja in the evening (prayer chanting) with the monks and hear the horns, drums, conch shell, trumpet, bell etc used during the prayer.
• Enjoy evening tea in a local family, where you will get a taste of Tibetan food, tsampa (Roasted barley flour), butter tea and Tibetan bread.
Duration: 8 hoursStop At:
Pokhara, Pokhara, Gandaki Zone, Western Region
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 hoursStop At:
Jangchub Choeling Tibetan Monastery, Tashi Palkhel Tibetan Settlement, Pokhara 33700 Nepal
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
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
"Not recommended for children under 9 years of age"
"Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required"
"A maximum of 12 people per booking"
"Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately."
"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"
Duration: 8 Hours
Traveler pickup is offered
We provide free pick up and drop off services to and from our respective guests' hotels located at Lakeside area. But we charge extra small transportation fee only for those guests whose hotels are located outside of Lakeside area depending on their hotel location. We need our guests hotel name and their room number once they booked their hotel. They can pay us the extra transportation fee directly to us after our tour is finished.
Cancellations and refunds:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.