Morning Tibetan cultural tour to Tibetan settlements

8 hr

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This half 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 tour is typically base on educational and Tibetan cultural tour. Our tour guide Mr. Thupten himself is a Tibetan, who was born grown up in one of the Tibetan village in Pokhara. Therefore, he has lots of information regarding...
This half 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 tour is typically base on educational and Tibetan cultural tour. Our tour guide Mr. Thupten himself is a Tibetan, who was born grown 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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Itinerary Details

Itinerary
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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 for those guests who stay outside of Lakeside area. You can pay us extra transportation fee after our tour. Please provide us your hotel name and room number once you have booked your hotel.

NOTICE:
Our tour take place around Tibetan villages around Pokhara valley. Mr. Thupten is the 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 regarding Tibetan people living in Nepal. Therefor all our tours are typically base on Tibetan educational and cultural tour. We encourage our guests to...
Itinerary
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 for those guests who stay outside of Lakeside area. You can pay us extra transportation fee after our tour. Please provide us your hotel name and room number once you have booked your hotel.

NOTICE:
Our tour take place around Tibetan villages around Pokhara valley. Mr. Thupten is the 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 regarding 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

Important Details

Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Breakfast
  • Bottled water
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Professional guide
  • Entry/Admission - Jangchub Choeling Tibetan Monastery
  • Lunch
  • Driver/guide
  • Entry/Admission - The Tibetan Encounter Day Tours P. Ltd
Not Included
  • DVD (available to purchase) Tibetan Musics.
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We provide pick up & drop off services to and from our respective guests' hotels located at Lakeside area. But we charge 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 5:30 am.

5:30 AM
Additional Info
  • 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 15 travelers
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.