Full Day Tour Pokhara – Unique Pokhara Sightseeing
Tibetan Culture Tour in Pokhara, Nepal
POKHARA TIBETAN CULTURAL TOUR:
Our tours are focused on providing an immersive cultural and educational experience, offering a deeper understanding of Tibetan culture, religion, and the lives of Tibetan refugees in Nepal.
Leading the tour is our expert guide, Mr. Thupten Gyatso, who brings a personal touch to the experience. Growing up as a child of Tibetan refugees from Tibet, Mr. Gyatso has first-hand knowledge of the challenges and triumphs faced by Tibetan refugees in Nepal. His own experiences growing up in a Tibetan refugee settlement will offer a unique perspective and further enhance your understanding of this rich and fascinating culture.
Join us for a memorable and enlightening journey as we delve into the lives of Tibetan refugees in Nepal and the preservation of their rich cultural heritage.
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WE RUN TOURS SEVEN DAYS A WEEK.
Departure: 09:00 a.m. Return: Around 5 or 6 p.m.
At our tour company, we believe in offering a truly immersive cultural experience. That’s why our tour guide, Mr. Thupten Gyatso, is not just any ordinary tour guide, but a Tibetan himself, born and raised in a Tibetan refugee settlement in Pokhara. Growing up in the settlement, Mr. Thupten has a wealth of knowledge and personal experience to share with our guests.
During the Full Day Tour Pokhara, you will get a unique opportunity to learn and understand the life of Tibetan refugees in Nepal and how they have preserved their language, identity, and culture. Here’s a sneak peek into the program:
- Visit Tibetan refugee settlements around Pokhara valley: Discover how Tibetan people are living in Nepal and how they have kept their Tibetan language, identity, and Buddhist culture intact. Learn about the meanings of different Buddhist signs and symbols such as prayer wheels, prayer flags, stupas, etc.
- Learn about the life of Buddhist monks: Visit a Buddhist monastery and learn about the life of Buddhist monks, their monastic education, and see their daily routines. You will also experience a Buddhist monk’s prayer chanting.
- Explore Tibetan schools and education system: Learn about the Tibetan schools and the educational system in the Tibetan settlements.
- We welcome you to our Tibetan carpet showroom, where you can immerse yourself in the rich culture and artistry of Tibet. The carpet showroom is the perfect place to discover the fascinating history and process behind the creation of Tibetan carpets. Our knowledgeable guide will take you through the entire process of making carpets, from the selection of raw sheep wool to the finished products. As you explore the carpet showroom, you will see an impressive collection of carpets, with a wide range of colors, sizes, and designs. You are welcome to take pictures and even touch the carpets to fully appreciate the intricate workmanship involved in creating each piece.
- Visit a photo gallery: Learn about the establishment of Tibetan settlements in the early 60s in Pokhara through a photo gallery showcasing various photos related to Tibetan people and their culture.
- Learn about Tibetan medicine: Meet a Tibetan doctor and learn about Tibetan medicine, diagnosis, and treatment. You will even receive a first-hand experience with a medical check-up from a Tibetan doctor.
- Enjoy Tibetan food: Savor simple and delicious Tibetan food in a Tibetan restaurant, such as momos and Thenthuk, and learn about how these foods were first introduced in Nepal.
- Visit a Buddhist monastery: Explore a beautiful Buddhist monastery and meet a young Buddhist monk to learn about the monastic lifestyle, daily studies, and activities in the monastery.
- Attend an evening group pooja (prayer chanting): Attend the evening group pooja (prayer chanting) with the monks and experience the vibration and energy of the prayer chanting. Hear the horns, drums, conch shell, trumpet, bell, etc. used during the prayer.
- Enjoy traditional Tibetan snacks with a local family and taste the flavor of Tibetan food like tsampa (roasted barley flour), butter tea, and Tibetan bread.
Please note that our Sarangkot Sunrise pick-up timing may vary depending on the season, and the exact pick-up time will be confirmed once you book your tour.
At our tour company, our tours are not just ordinary sightseeing tours, but educational and cultural experiences centered around Tibetan culture. With Mr. Thupten as your tour guide, you are sure to leave with a deep understanding and appreciation for Tibetan people and their rich cultural heritage.
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