"Extremely worth it!"
Fantastic experience! So much knowledge about Tibet, Buddhism and the situation of the refugees. You’ll get to see breathtaking monasteries and beautiful ceremonies as well as Thipten as your authentic, knowledgeable and extremely kind guide (fluent English) who will teach you...
Testimonial – Lohiau – Munich, Germany
We went to 2 refugee settlements, saw carpet weaving, spoke with a Tibetan doctor. Chatted with a y monk in training. Heard monks chanting in a monastery, ate Tibetan food and drank hot butter tea. Thank -you , Thupten Gyatso of Tibetan Encounter Tours. Learned more in one day t...
Testimonial – New York City, New York
"Tibetan people in Nepal - i learned so much"
i joined the tour with Thupten quite spontaneously and booked just one day ahead. i was looking for a tour to see the Tibetan villages outside of Pokhara and i think with Thupten i got the best.
i really enjoyed the prayers of the monks in the morning ...
Testimonial – Sandra F – Gossau, Switzerland
"Muktinath Package Trip"
I had recently availed the services of Thupten for my trip to Muktinath from Kathmandu. I must say this has been the best managed trip ever that I have done. All the arrangements were top notch and there was no room for any complaint. For all the places of visit and the mod...
Testimonial – Ravi M, Bengaluru, India
"A little taste of Tibet"
I did a day tour with Tupten in November. I really enjoyed it! It was very interesting! He gave a lot of information, he was very passionate about the Tibetan history, he got me into the tibetan reality. I got really involved. I suggest this tour only if you are really int...
Testimonial – Federica B
"Very interesting and informative tour"
I very much enjoyed my full day tour with Thupten. He is a very knowledgeable and enthusiastic guide. Some of the highlights during the day were visiting a Tibetan hospital where we were offered a consultation, visiting a temple during prayer time, chatting t...
Testimonial – London
"The best way to really learn about the life of Tibetans in Nepal"
Thupten did a fantastic job. A tour in which you get a real insight into the lives of the people and learn a lot about how the life situation of Tibetans has developed over the years. We even had the opportunity to meet a Tibetan do...
Testimonial – Dortmund, Germany
I recommend this unique opportunity to learn more about Tibet.
I enjoyed the full day tour with Mr. Thupten very much. The communication was perfect from the beginning when arranging the tour through whatsapp and then during the tour. Mr. Thupten was ready for all our questions and gave unbiased ...
Testimonial – Thomas
Best thing we did in Nepal
Loved this experience. A great educational and cultural experience. The only reason to go to Pokhara, in my view.
Testimonial – Anna
Découverte de la vie Tibétaine, du Boudisme et des paroles du Dalai Lama
You gave us access at a better understanding of the Tibetain refugie life historie & current life conditions as well as a better knowledge of the Boudisme and Dalei Lama talks.
It helps us to clarifiyed o...
Testimonial – Pierre
Excellent Day Trip
We had an excellent day exploring 2 Tibetan settlements learning about the culture and hardships of the refugees which live in Nepal (and worldwide).
Particular highlights were visiting the Tibetan doctor for a diagnosis (and some advice) and the Buddhist Monastery, to speak...
Testimonial – Chorlely
Amazingly caring + multi-dimensional guide
Thupten has led well over 1000 people and I would trust him to give this tour eyes closed. I came back with so much information and so many perspectives about the situation in Tibet, as well as the refugee status of Tibetans within Nepal. Thupten is enga...
Testimonial – Jessica