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6 Days cultural group tour
Lhasa- Tibet- China
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6 Days
10 Persons
Chinese/English
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Brief

The amazing small group tour starts from the holy Lhasa city by appreciating its prominent and world heritage Potala Palace, sacred Jokahng temple, sprawling Sera and Drepung monastery.

Tour Detail

Your arrival to the holy city will be greeted by the lovely blue sky and impressive glimpse of gigantic Potala palace perched on the red hill, while during the couple of days acclimation and jet-lag alleviation, you will deeply overwhelmed by visiting numbers of world heritages and supernatural temples, bustling street around the Jokhang temple is one of the most devotional street known as Bakhor. 

It will also extend the way to Gyantse and Shigatse in the west, experience the distinct culture of western(Tsang) Tibet, by driving along the stunning turquoise color lake Yamdrok and blooming Nyenchen Kangsar glacier under the sunny plateau climate. You will never waste every single minute by discovering new experiences and wonders on the way to Gyantse and Shigatse.

Most importantly you will get chance to know many new friends among the group and share beautiful stories that enrich your travel in Tibet. On your way from Shigatse, you may take the recently opened express train with adds different experiences for the group tour.

Day 1 Arrival in Lhasa (3680m) Pick up and transfer to hotel, rest at hotel. Tashi Takgye / Heritage hotel

Day 2 Lhasa sightseeing Bakhor street, Johkang Temple, Potala Palace Tashi Takgye / Heritage hotel

Day 3 Lhasa sightseeing Sera Monastery, Drepung Monastery Tashi Takgye / Heritage hotel

Day 4 Lhasa-Gyangtse-Shigatse (3900m), 350km, approx 7hrs Yamdrok Lake, Karola Glacier, Kumbum Stupa Gesar hotel

Day 5 Shigatse-Lhasa (3680m), 280km, approx 6 hrs Yarlung Tsangpo,Tashi Lhunpo monastery Tashi Takgye / Heritage hotel

Day 6 Depart from Tibet Send off to train/airport

Price Detail
Inclusions

Tour Cost Includes:

- All necessary travel permits to Tibet;

- Entrance ticket fees for all the sight spots listed in the itinerary;

- Vehicle and guide entrances for the Everest Natural Reserve;

- Private transportation in Tibet with experienced local Tibetan driver: Ranging from 4WD land cruiser to minibus depending on the group size and trip route (car gasoline is included);

- Private guide: English speaking local Tibetan guide;

- Lodging: Tashi Takge/Heritage hotel in Lhasa, Gesar hotel in Shigatse;

- Free Pick-up and send-off services at the beginning/end of the tour (No hidden cost);

- Oxygen cylinder for the group (4L / 7L);

- Lhasa Handy Guide booklet (Easy map of hotels, restaurants, ATM, Supper market and hospital around the Lhasa old town).

- Meals: only breakfast is included at the hotels;

- 550ml mineral water for each person each day;

- Local mobile for the group from company;

- Lodging and meals for guide and drivers;

- First aid-kit;

Exclusions

Tour Cost Excludes:

-Travel insurance covers trip cancellation and emergency evacuation (recommended to buy from your home country before you leave);

- Expenses of a personal nature (alcoholic beverages, laundry, phone call, etc.);

- International and domestic flight/train tickets.(Note: we accept flights and train tickets bookings in advance, please check the updated cost and tickets availability with our travel consultant);

- Meals that are not specified in the itinerary, averagely a meal in Tibet cost around USD5 per person;

- Gratuities for the guide and driver:

Cancellation Policy

You will get

100% refund if cancel 7 days before tour starts.

80% refund if cancel within 6 days before tour starts.

50% refund if cancel within 5 days before tour starts.

NO refund if cancel within 3 days before tour starts.

You will be refunded for all costs EXCEPT Processing Fees.

Guests can get full refunds at any time of cancellation prior to the actual date of the tour if that cancellation is due to a Force Major reason. Force Major reasons include but are not limited to war, civil insurrection, strikes, volcanoes, extreme weather, earthquake, and natural disasters.

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Reviews

545philipf

2019-10-15 07:14:51

"12 Day Everest Base Camp Trekking " Thank you, Explore Tibet, for a wonderful trip! Our guide, Dolma, was amazing! She was always trying to give us the best experience possible. She led us off the beaten track and thanks to her we...

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Alessandro P

2019-09-10 22:23:59

"Amazing road-trip throughout Tibet

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2019-09-08 17:15:28

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2019-09-07 07:07:36

"8 day Tíbet tour to Nepal border " We joined this tour and it's been a great experiences though we are used to go on our own. Our guide Migma was really efficient in all the procedures, permits, tickets, etc., and she took care of all...

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2019-08-19 00:22:40

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2019-08-11 16:28:22

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2019-08-01 00:10:45

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2019-07-07 04:01:45

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2019-06-21 07:37:43

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2019-06-13 22:41:59

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2019-05-31 06:04:23

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Jessica T

2019-05-30 07:40:01

"A Tibetan Trip of a Lifetime!" I just came back f/my 15-Day Kailash tour and I have to say that it was really a trip of a lifetime! I thought the itineraries were well-designed and loved every site that we've visited f/monasteries...

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Felix I

2019-05-25 21:24:03

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Justin K

2019-05-16 08:31:50

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2019-05-06 22:14:23

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2019-05-06 02:23:33

"楽しい旅行ができました。" ウェブサイトから連絡し、成都・ラサ間の列車のチケットと5日間のプライベートツアーをお願いしました。希望の観光地を伝えたら、それに合わせてお勧めの観光地を提案してくれ、こちらの意図にそうプランにしてくれました。ガイドの方も親切でいろいろな話を聞くことができました。価格も他のツアーより安価だったと思います。お勧めできる旅行会社です。 I asked Explore Tibet to book a...

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2019-04-17 08:21:26

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2019-04-13 06:26:34

"Small Group Tour: Lhasa - Shigatse - Lhasa" I joined a four person tour with a guide and driver. Very good tour: flexible, professional, well organised and reliable. The guide Galek was really friendly and relaxed which set a great atmosphere...

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2019-04-10 02:55:55

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2019-01-10 01:27:21

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2019-01-03 03:00:59

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2018-12-23 23:24:05

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2018-12-17 03:41:32

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2018-12-16 22:42:02

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Nicole L

2018-12-16 22:36:25

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2018-12-11 15:09:51

"Amazing experience!" We did the 8-day overland tour with Explore Tibet and would choose them again in a heartbeat! It all started with our contact person Sherry being the best agent ever - quick and good emails and...

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2018-12-03 04:54:36

"Make sure your guide speaks english !!" I will definitely not recommend this company. I didn’t understand where my money went actually. First I booked my trip 1 month before to arrive, the permit takes 18 days and they only sent the...

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2018-11-29 05:29:50

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Jim G

2018-11-12 16:18:47

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2018-11-12 16:17:30

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Victor A

2018-11-10 02:57:27

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2018-11-01 09:22:41

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2018-10-26 07:46:02

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Bernadette M

2018-10-15 02:27:59

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2018-10-14 18:52:56

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Maryann T

2018-10-12 21:21:03

"Great choice for local tour guide " We thoroughly enjoyed our customized tour arranged by local agent Explore Tibet and particularly our experience with our tour guide Tsela - very knowledgeable about Tibetan Buddhism history, changes...

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JenHopwoodSH

2018-10-05 05:24:32

"A once in a lifetime trip to EBC!" We just finished our 8 day trip to Tibet and Everest Base Camp and were not disappointed! Our guide Tenpa was knowledgeable and friendly, and made us all feel extremely at ease for the whole trip...

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Natasha M

2018-10-05 05:04:50

"8 days in Tibet and Everest Base Camp" Just wow!!!! One of the best experiences I have had in my years of traveling. The scenery was just stunning. Explore Tibet were excellent as a company and our guide Tenpa was unbelievable. He was...

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2018-10-05 04:18:03

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Kei suet W

2018-09-16 09:14:35

"Wonderful 8 days experience in Tibet" Me and my friend had a really good time during the Tibet 8 days trip! MigMar is our tour guide, she’s really helpful, responsible, friendly and always take good care of us during the trip and we...

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2018-09-06 20:34:40

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Thomas D

2018-09-05 01:30:19

"Super team for extraordinary trip" The team (the guide, the driver, the customer manager...) was awesome at every point. They helped us many times, even when we had problems with train tickets. During the trip, the guide was...

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Lisa Z

2018-08-22 05:59:00

"Fantastic experience, great guide" We went on the 9 day Culture Excursion tour and had an incredible time. The whole trip went smooth and without problem. Dhala was our tour guide. He was so knowledgeable and enthusiastic about...

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Michelle K

2018-08-22 05:26:27

"9 days cultural tour" My family of 4 (myself, my husband, and in laws) just came back from a 9 day cultural tour with Explore Tibet. Our travel consultant, Rex, was very responsive and prompt with his emails, and...

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Anonymous

2018-08-22 04:01:59

"Cultural tour" We (my wife,my son and his wife)had a 9 days tour with Dhala and Ando). We not only feel the great culture, history of Tibet but also the great care and help from intepreter and driver. We all agreed...

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2018-08-06 02:51:22

"Explore Tibet Group Kailash Tour" I was really impressed with explore Tibet. Our tour guide Roonie and driver Tsering were wonderful. Roonie has a detailed knowledge and understanding of the culture and history of Tibet, which...

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2018-08-05 19:46:40

"Five days of sightseeing" Very detailed knowledge of Tibetan history and good explaining the visited cultural highlights of Lhasa and the namtso lake. I can highly recommend Dhala guiding through an impressive Tibetan history...

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Itto O

2018-07-30 00:38:46

"Great 20-day-trip including Eastern Tibet" Communication / Planning We wanted to support a Tibetan owned company and the choice fell on Explore Tibet after communicating with several others. We planned our itinerary (20 days) with Samdup and...

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bincao8

2018-07-29 00:40:42

"Trip to lhasa" Well organized. Sherry helped us plan the trip, booked the difficult to get soft sleeper train ticket, got entrance permit delivered to us at the airport. She is very adaptive to our daily changing...

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Felipe_T82

2018-07-27 17:15:15

"Great Tibet Experience" Well planned and executed tour. Great guide with big knowledge and English skills. Very safe driving and good food recommendations.

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Abha M

2018-06-30 21:23:18

"Everest Base Camp trip in Tibet with Explore Tibet" We had a fantastic time visiting Tibet with ExploreTibet. Thanks to our awesome guide Migmar who made extra effort to make us comfortable, took Special care of our needs, esp. making sure our young...

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ningyes

2018-06-30 01:24:52

"8day culture excursion private tour" We had spent 8 amazing days exploring Tibet with our guide Ronney and a driver. They made our trip a memorable one. We had a great time.

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Laurent C

2018-06-30 01:05:24

"Lhassa and Everest Base Camp" We did a week tour round Tibet. Amazingly interesting and wonderful tour guides. I highly recommend you choose the agency, not only for it is Tibetan owned, but also because its quality and attention...

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toinou013

2018-06-21 01:38:16

"Mon voyage au Tibet: Au delà des espérances, a vivre une fois dans sa vie

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Ryan M

2018-06-20 02:46:04

"8 Day EBC Tour" The Explore Tibet 8 Day Everest Base Camp Tour is an excellent experience run professionally by friendly, local Tibetans. I got a great look at Lhasa and it’s interesting Buddhist monasteries with...

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donaldd1111

2018-06-19 20:26:02

"Everest Base Camp Tour 8 day tour" Overall; would recommend this tour for Tibet first timers or those seeking to learn more about Tibet. You will see some of the most beautiful landscapes in this region. Explore Tibet didn’t let our...

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Sascha R

2018-06-16 03:10:21

"9-days cultural tour in Tibet" We had a wonderful journey trough Tibet. First we customized the tour to match exactly our wishes together with Mia from Explore Tibet back office. After a quite long journey we arrived in Lhasa and...

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aesoleoo

2018-06-11 06:31:32

"unforgettable experience" Rooney is a very dedicated, modest, charming, and patient guide. He knows the locals well and brought us to unique places and very good restaurants. He was always there to make sure all the food was...

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Laura T

2018-05-30 06:34:13

"Super! Super! Super!" It was a marvellous trip! The agency is really recommended, we wrote daily before the trip to organize all and Mr. Kalsang replied to me very quickly and very kindly. I did the tour starting from...

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BDAM2018

2018-05-24 02:08:07

"14 Day Kailash Tour" Tsela our guide was fantastic with tremendous knowledge in regards to Buddhisim. He performed several roles during the trip from taking our meal orders to helping the restaurant waiters in passing...

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Dennis W

2018-05-24 01:35:01

"15 day Mt Kailash Kora May 2018" Just finished Explore Tibet 15 day Mt Kailash. Highlights as expected were Everest base camp, Lhasa, the monastaries scattered and the three day kora of Kailash. Our guide Tsela and driver Tsiring...

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Denis R

2018-05-24 00:51:25

"Impressive experience" The organization with Kalsang went smooth. The driver Norgya and the guide Namgyal were simply amazing. They accepted every our requests and answered all our questions. The places are wonderful and...

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maraa99

2018-04-23 23:16:06

"Amazing!!" We had an incredible nine days in Tibet! Our guide Namgyal was amazing, funny, and so knowledgeable about his country! I hope in the future I can come back to Tibet and take another tour with Nam!

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Jessica T

2018-04-23 21:57:10

"Amazing Journey to Everest Base Camp" We had the most wonderful journey with our guide Namgyal. The rooftop of the world keeps your nostrils dry, your camera roll full, your eyes bulging, your brain spinning from inequalities, and your...

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Devin P

2018-04-21 23:53:41

"Excellent learning trip" We went on the 8 day trip around Lhasa and to EBC. This trip can really give you opportunities to learn and grow. Our guide Namgyal was a resource of information who was always pleasant and helpful...

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Katherine B

2018-04-19 01:55:41

"Amazing Adventure!" If I had to sum up this trip in one word it would be: WOW! My local guide and driver were informative and helpful. We saw all the highlights and still had time to explore a bit. I had a minor bout...

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Ксения Г

2018-04-18 05:56:57

"Best travel agency ever!" We are visiting Tibet for the first time, but I would not have it any other way! The company has met all out expectations and more. We did not expect to be so welcome here and to to feel like home...

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Leesa C

2018-04-11 03:08:47

"Amazing experience!" Tibet is a fascinating place and this tour was a great way to see it, taking in most of the cultural highlights and Everest base camp which was a real highlight! Accommodation was great, super...

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Karelle B

2018-04-09 07:17:46

"Amazing time, great team!" I have just finished my 9-day private tour from Lhasa and I had a great time!! This experience has been really smooth from the very beginning with the sales agent, Rex, who has always answered very...

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horstFeber

2018-04-07 06:28:28

"8 days Family Tibet Tour" What an great experience! Thanks to the fantastic team, felt like a family from the first day on! Namgyal and Dolmar, what knowledgeable and care taking guides! Samdup, thanks for your safe drive...

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LuisC_dk

2018-04-05 06:08:26

"Ever wondered whether you need a guide? You need OUR guide" We had been travelling in China for a few days and had 7 extra days to travel in Tibet. A friend recommended us Explore Tibet and we are really glad we used them because we couldn’t have found a...

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alexandermeinertz

2018-04-05 05:43:08

"Five stars for Rooney " We count our blessings that we were lucky enough to get Rooney as our guide for our seven day private tour. Tibet is an amazing country to be sure, but coming to understand it through the eyes of...

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Lorna220

2018-03-21 04:22:49

"Memorable 6 days cultural experience" We visited Tibet in February 2018, and chose Explore Tibet as it is Tibetan owned and had many excellent reviews. Travel permit from Nepal seemed complicated but our trip advisor Kalsang did all the...

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Cameron G

2018-03-06 18:40:23

"Amazing! 11-day custom private tour from Lhasa including Everest Base Camp" We traveled in Tibet in late December 2017 and early January 2018. Explore Tibet was great to work with and created the trip of a lifetime for us! First, Mia was extremely helpful in creating a...

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Joshua K

2018-02-05 15:33:55

"Trip of Lifetime! " I was staying in Kathmandu, and had to choose between Bhutan and Tibet. I chose Tibet and Explore Tibet (“ET”) travel company. ET was great for the following reasons: (1) They made traveling to...

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vakkas81

2018-01-17 17:09:32

"8 day EBC tour" ExploreTibet is a very serious company. Everything is very well organised. The guide Yongphen was excellent. He speaks very Good english and he had endless patience with all our (stupid) questions...

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two_wily_wanderers

2018-01-01 23:43:34

"The perfect way to Explore Tibet!" We chose the 8-day tour of Tibet (Lhasa and Everest Base Camp). It was an amazing experience, mainly due to the efficient service from the Explore Tibet team and in particular, our guide, Tenpa. We...

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md00ley

2017-12-31 14:48:39

"4 Night Lhasa and Yamdrok Lake Private Tour" My friend and I did a private Tibetan tour on 29th Oct to 2nd November 2017. I deliberately chose a Tibetan tour company and was thoroughly satisfied with exploretibet. Probably the most outstanding...

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Trish K

2017-11-27 01:00:12

"6 day tour - late season highlights" My partner and I just completed the 6 day trip as a part of a total group of 9. It is fair to say that we were all very happy with the service that we received from Explore Tibet. Having personally...

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chrisjones0

2017-11-18 08:00:49

"5 day Lhasa tour" We have just returned from our trip to Tibet with Explore Tibet. We had an excellent time & were very well looked after. Our guide (Yong Phen) was very professional & answered all of our questions...

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Chay G

2017-11-15 22:51:55

"Horrible service, lied about the itinerary, and poor value for money." We were extremely disappointed with the service from Explore Tibet. We encountered the following problems before and after our 8 Day EBC trip: 1. Before arriving, there were errors with our travel...

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AnneHendriksen

2017-11-14 15:55:41

"EBC 10 days Easy Acclimatization" We had such a good week, going up to Everest Base Camp in an easy pace. Everything was perfectly arranged. Our guide Migmar was very knowledgeable, she explained all about Tibetan buddism and culture...

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oaklandmeg2017

2017-10-11 10:17:12

"27 days in Tibet: Why Your Guide Matters" I just finished a month on a private tour with a friend in Tibet traveling from Mt. Kailash to Ganden-Samye. We chose ExploreTibet because it is Tibetan-owned, has a great reputation, and from the...

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Joseph G

2017-10-11 02:16:18

"not an agency to count on " the arrival pickup at the airport was excellent and norbu, our guide, was pretty impressive giving us an introduction of the place and telling us interesting tibetan stories on our way to the...

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Allen W

2017-10-10 06:22:45

"Ganden to Samye trek" I just got back from a great trip from Tibet. I stayed there for a little over a week, and it involved several days in Lhasa, a 5 day trek, and several days at the end to rest up in a nearby city. My...

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Paolodallape

2017-10-01 01:05:10

"Tibet with Explore Tibet" We traveled in Tibet for 20 days with excellent driver Tsebhado and excellent guide Rooney, very competent and prompt to do one's best for all ours needs. Paolo

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Matteo P

2017-09-30 06:48:49

"Kailash and Everest tibetan experience!" I've found this agency on internet, and start to organize this trip by last June. Samdup has made this trip for me like a tailor, always ready to make the changes as I request. Now that everything is...

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Melissa O

2017-09-29 00:54:53

"Wonderful experience! " Our group of 10 friends had just completed a trip to Lhasa recently. The sceneries were beautiful and the tour group was well organized. We had Dharla as our tour guide. He is very knowledgeable of...

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Becky B

2017-09-28 03:53:58

"Trip of a lifetime!" My husband and I went on an AMAZING customized, 11-day private tour of about 16 sacred sites (monasteries, palaces, meditation caves, etc.) in and around Lhasa. Kalsang helped us create an itinerary...

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Anonymous

2017-09-26 04:14:43

"Lhasa " We have recently used Explore Tibet for a four day trip to Lhasa. The tibet permit process was stress free. Visited Potala Palace, monasteries and Namsto Lake. Guide and driver was very informative...

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fpizzati

2017-09-22 08:36:39

"8 Day Tibet EBC tour" After doing some research on all the Travel agencies that operate in Tibet, I decided to go with Explore Tibet cause it was the most professional and precise in answering our questions and doubts via...

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Jennifer T

2017-09-21 07:31:35

"Fantastic experience" My friends recommended me ExploreTibet for its professionalism and tour guides. I have a wonderful experience from the enquiry to the end of the trip. When I started inquire about the tour, Rex (my...

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augustwest11

2017-09-20 17:32:08

"Great Customer Service from Kalsang" We worked by e-mail with Kalsang. He worked very hard and answered all our questions in a timely manor. Very helpful. Our trip was cancelled through no fault of Explore Tibet. The Chinese...

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Pei Yee F

2017-09-19 07:46:15

"14 days Group Tour to Mt Kailash" The tour covers Lhasa, Yamdrok Lake, Gyantse, Shigatse, Lhatse, Saga, Dachen, trekking at Mt Kailash, Manasarovar Lake and Everest Base Camp. This was my first trekking and didn't know what I have...

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T T

2017-09-12 03:07:04

"Excellent Tibetan Hospitality, I Was Well Taken Care Of!" I just returned from a 12 day trip to EBC and Western Tibet. I am 60+, am unwell, am constantly tired and have difficulty walking. It was my desire to go to Western Tibet but I was worried how I...

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Vt5373

2017-09-05 03:35:09

"4 day lhasa tour - great service " I had Dhala as a guide and he was simply superb. He was great to talk to and very punctual every morning. At the start of the trip he picked me up at the airport and dropped me off to my hotel with...

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DangChien

2017-09-04 21:57:06

"Spectacular views of mountain scenery" It was an amazing experience with ExploreTibet 8-days tour. Together with other 8 travellers from all around the world, we enjoyed the spectacular views of mountain scenery, Everest camp experience...

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Kat G

2017-08-29 00:08:57

"Lhasa & Shigatse with Dhala" Dhala, our tour guide is very smart and informative. He took care of us and made sure we were always hydrated and feeling okay. He also made revisions to our itinerary which he thought would be more...

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treenich

2017-08-28 22:45:10

"Wonderful Experience " We had a wonderful experience with Explore Tibet. Even prior to our arrival, Explore Tibet helped us with the planning through constant communication via email. The itinerary was carefully planned...

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Carlos d

2017-08-27 20:59:00

"Lhasa" The booking process was very clear and efficient. The office also helped us with additional tickets in China. Everybody very kind and with a lot of knowledge but sometimes difficult to follow the...

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Yamsin P

2017-08-24 05:09:12

"15 days Mt Kailash tour" We went on a Mt Kailash 15 day trip with Explore Tibet. Our guide was Rooney and driver was Tsbhado. Rooney is an awesome guide, passionate about Tibet and his profession. He treated us like his...

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Anonymous

2017-08-24 03:09:00

"Great tour with knowledgeable guide! " Fantastic 15 day tour with Rooney as our guide. I was impressed with his background and breadth of knowledge and would highly recommend this tour. Everything from start to finish was seamless and I...

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Simon W

2017-08-24 03:02:34

"Great tour with great guide and driver" Our tour guide, Rooney and our driver, Tsebhado, are fantastic for our 15 days Mt. Kailash and Mt. Everest Tour. Even though Mt. Everest Basecamp was closed due to governmental policy, our tour guide...

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joykrodriguez808

2017-08-14 20:52:34

"Migdol is Amazing! ... Explore Tibet is the Best!" I was a SOLO traveler doing the 6 day Cultural Tour, as part of an 8 person group. It was a dream-come-true for me, since I'm completing a Book on "Prayer" in World Cultures. Migdol was my Tour...

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Cameron F

2017-08-12 22:33:03

"Absolutely standout tour by Tibetan owned and run company " Joined 8 day group EBC tour in July. From start to end I was very impressed with Explore Tibet. Sherry my Travel Consultant was extremely helpful and answered all the questions and queries that I had...

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angelacalligarich

2017-08-11 12:10:56

"Incredible Tibet" I want to write this review regarding explore Tibet travel agency because I strongly believe people deserve to know who they are. Me and my husband have decided to spend our honeymoon exploring...

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Tom F

2017-08-08 23:18:52

"Amazing trip to Tibet" We were travelling with our two girls of 7 and 10 years old to Tibet. Our trip planned by explore Tibet was perfectly organised. All details were taking care off. Our guide, Namgyal was passionate...

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Pei Yong g

2017-08-08 07:57:59

"8-day tour" Took a 8-day to lhasa, yamdrok, shigatse, yangtse, namtso. Our guide, Telsa and driver, So Nam really took gd care of us, especially when we were camping at yamdrok. They had all the necessary to...

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Shuying T

2017-08-08 07:17:43

"9 days Yamdrok Lake Camping and cultural tour" Initial contact made with the travel consultant (Sherry) was prompt. Fast replies despite making changes to the itinerary many times and flexible in catering to our requests. Our guide Tsela and...

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PJH_Nbg

2017-07-30 07:58:16

"9 day tour through Tibet" My nine day tour through Tibet along with nine friends and colleagues was quite an experience. Starting in Lhasa, we visited the Jokhang temple and of course the world famous Potala Palace. Simply...

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6 Days cultural group tour
Lhasa, Tibet, China
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6 Days
10 Persons
Chinese/English
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Brief

The amazing small group tour starts from the holy Lhasa city by appreciating its prominent and world heritage Potala Palace, sacred Jokahng temple, sprawling Sera and Drepung monastery.

Tour Detail

Your arrival to the holy city will be greeted by the lovely blue sky and impressive glimpse of gigantic Potala palace perched on the red hill, while during the couple of days acclimation and jet-lag alleviation, you will deeply overwhelmed by visiting numbers of world heritages and supernatural temples, bustling street around the Jokhang temple is one of the most devotional street known as Bakhor. 

It will also extend the way to Gyantse and Shigatse in the west, experience the distinct culture of western(Tsang) Tibet, by driving along the stunning turquoise color lake Yamdrok and blooming Nyenchen Kangsar glacier under the sunny plateau climate. You will never waste every single minute by discovering new experiences and wonders on the way to Gyantse and Shigatse.

Most importantly you will get chance to know many new friends among the group and share beautiful stories that enrich your travel in Tibet. On your way from Shigatse, you may take the recently opened express train with adds different experiences for the group tour.

Day 1 Arrival in Lhasa (3680m) Pick up and transfer to hotel, rest at hotel. Tashi Takgye / Heritage hotel

Day 2 Lhasa sightseeing Bakhor street, Johkang Temple, Potala Palace Tashi Takgye / Heritage hotel

Day 3 Lhasa sightseeing Sera Monastery, Drepung Monastery Tashi Takgye / Heritage hotel

Day 4 Lhasa-Gyangtse-Shigatse (3900m), 350km, approx 7hrs Yamdrok Lake, Karola Glacier, Kumbum Stupa Gesar hotel

Day 5 Shigatse-Lhasa (3680m), 280km, approx 6 hrs Yarlung Tsangpo,Tashi Lhunpo monastery Tashi Takgye / Heritage hotel

Day 6 Depart from Tibet Send off to train/airport

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Price Detail

Tour Cost Includes:

- All necessary travel permits to Tibet;

- Entrance ticket fees for all the sight spots listed in the itinerary;

- Vehicle and guide entrances for the Everest Natural Reserve;

- Private transportation in Tibet with experienced local Tibetan driver: Ranging from 4WD land cruiser to minibus depending on the group size and trip route (car gasoline is included);

- Private guide: English speaking local Tibetan guide;

- Lodging: Tashi Takge/Heritage hotel in Lhasa, Gesar hotel in Shigatse;

- Free Pick-up and send-off services at the beginning/end of the tour (No hidden cost);

- Oxygen cylinder for the group (4L / 7L);

- Lhasa Handy Guide booklet (Easy map of hotels, restaurants, ATM, Supper market and hospital around the Lhasa old town).

- Meals: only breakfast is included at the hotels;

- 550ml mineral water for each person each day;

- Local mobile for the group from company;

- Lodging and meals for guide and drivers;

- First aid-kit;

Tour Cost Excludes:

-Travel insurance covers trip cancellation and emergency evacuation (recommended to buy from your home country before you leave);

- Expenses of a personal nature (alcoholic beverages, laundry, phone call, etc.);

- International and domestic flight/train tickets.(Note: we accept flights and train tickets bookings in advance, please check the updated cost and tickets availability with our travel consultant);

- Meals that are not specified in the itinerary, averagely a meal in Tibet cost around USD5 per person;

- Gratuities for the guide and driver:

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if cancel 7 days before tour starts.

80% refund if cancel within 6 days before tour starts.

50% refund if cancel within 5 days before tour starts.

NO refund if cancel within 3 days before tour starts.

You will be refunded for all costs EXCEPT Processing Fees.

Guests can get full refunds at any time of cancellation prior to the actual date of the tour if that cancellation is due to a Force Major reason. Force Major reasons include but are not limited to war, civil insurrection, strikes, volcanoes, extreme weather, earthquake, and natural disasters.

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Reviews

545philipf

2019-10-15 07:14:51

"12 Day Everest Base Camp Trekking " Thank you, Explore Tibet, for a wonderful trip! Our guide, Dolma, was amazing! She was always trying to give us the best experience possible. She led us off the beaten track and thanks to her we...

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Alessandro P

2019-09-10 22:23:59

"Amazing road-trip throughout Tibet

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mudan213

2019-09-08 17:15:28

"7D6N with 1 night camping at Lake Yamdrok" Great experience with Explore Tibet, in which our excellent guide, Penpa, was very friendly and helpful and able to explain knowledgeably on all the sites we visited. Together with our experienced...

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Ilurquiza

2019-09-07 07:07:36

"8 day Tíbet tour to Nepal border " We joined this tour and it's been a great experiences though we are used to go on our own. Our guide Migma was really efficient in all the procedures, permits, tickets, etc., and she took care of all...

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RoyStormer

2019-08-19 00:22:40

"Amazing Trip Through Tibet" Tibet has always been a magical place and somewhere I wanted to visit since I was little kid. The mountains, the history, and the people were all things I wanted to experience and I am very lucky...

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xiaomaeh

2019-08-11 16:28:22

"11 Days Mt Kailash Trekking Tour" We signed up the 11 days private tour mainly to experience Mt Kailash kora trek. From the beginning, Samdup our trip planner, he was really very professional and sincere. Due to the duration that we...

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AdrianSmith675

2019-08-01 00:10:45

"10 day Tibetan culture and EBC tour" We did the 10 day Tibetan culture and EBC tour as a private group of 2 and everything was amazing! Our driver & tour guide were very professional and everything was very well organized! Our guide was...

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xiaohonghu

2019-07-07 04:01:45

"Great Trip and Great Guides!" Our family booked a 10 Day Private tour with 2 days at the Mt. Everest base camp and 2 days in Nyintri. The trip was exceptional. Our guide Migmar and driver Norbu were an absolute joy to have. They...

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RicardPiD

2019-06-21 07:37:43

"Tibet tour from Lhasa to Gyirong, including night at Everest's Base Camp" Great experience and excellent service from the Explorer Tibet team! Many thanks for making our honeymoon a dream came true!

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nadv2016

2019-06-13 22:41:59

"8 Days Everest base camp private tour" We had 9 members traveling to Tibet first time. We all had good advise on how to prepare ourselves for the high altitude base camp of Everest. Mr. Tsela (our tour guide) is highly recommend if he...

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tunguyen318

2019-05-31 06:04:23

"Tibet 8 days tour" Namgyal is the best tour guide I have ever met, the driver was so nice too. We had 8 days exploring the culture, history, amazing landscape of Tibet especially EBC with lots of interesting infomation...

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Jessica T

2019-05-30 07:40:01

"A Tibetan Trip of a Lifetime!" I just came back f/my 15-Day Kailash tour and I have to say that it was really a trip of a lifetime! I thought the itineraries were well-designed and loved every site that we've visited f/monasteries...

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Felix I

2019-05-25 21:24:03

"8-Day Cultural + Spiritual Private Tour" Conveying almost 2500 years of history and tradition in a few days is not an easy task. Tsela, my personal guide, met this goal with bravour. His profound knowledge and compassion introduced me into...

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Justin K

2019-05-16 08:31:50

"7 Days in Tibet" Our itinerary was spending three nights in Lhasa, a night in Shigatse, a night at Everest Base Camp, and a returning night in Lhasa again. Our tour guide was Namgyal who we cannot stop saying good...

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Kneil2019

2019-05-06 22:14:23

"11 days Tibet EBC acclimatizing Tour" We booked our trip with the Tibetan company Explore Tibet and can highly recommend them. From the first contact to the last good bye at the airport we were looked after very professionally. Kalsang...

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FUMI-08

2019-05-06 02:23:33

"楽しい旅行ができました。" ウェブサイトから連絡し、成都・ラサ間の列車のチケットと5日間のプライベートツアーをお願いしました。希望の観光地を伝えたら、それに合わせてお勧めの観光地を提案してくれ、こちらの意図にそうプランにしてくれました。ガイドの方も親切でいろいろな話を聞くことができました。価格も他のツアーより安価だったと思います。お勧めできる旅行会社です。 I asked Explore Tibet to book a...

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rosalH8588BR

2019-04-17 08:21:26

"Had an amazing time with the 8-Day Tibet and EBC Tour" I joined the 8-day Tibet and Everest Basecamp Tour and had an amazing time! Our tour guide Rooney and the driver Nima are both Tibetan. They are very professional and reliable. Rooney was genuine...

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robertsP3460JL

2019-04-13 06:26:34

"Small Group Tour: Lhasa - Shigatse - Lhasa" I joined a four person tour with a guide and driver. Very good tour: flexible, professional, well organised and reliable. The guide Galek was really friendly and relaxed which set a great atmosphere...

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Flebowitz

2019-04-10 02:55:55

"Early Kailash trekkers" While I do not recommend going to Kailash the first week of April, I do recommend the company. Our guide Nam’ and our driver Lapsang were fabulous and fun. Two of us from the US - women in our...

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Mobile05021517375

2019-01-10 01:27:21

"8 days Lhasa to Kathmandu Overland Tour" After a warm welcome at the trainstation of Lhasa, Namgyal and Tenzin brought us to our convenient hotel in the old town of Lhasa. In the following days we explored the city of Lhasa and several...

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diekeg

2019-01-03 03:00:59

"Great experience!" We had the best experience with our guide Gelek from Explore Tibet! The tour was very well organized and the hotels and activities were good and we learnt a lot about the Tibetan culture and...

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802steam

2018-12-23 23:24:05

"7 days private tour in December with kids" I definitely recommend Explore Tibet, we did our tour in December the road were slippery and temperatures always negatives but our driver Penpa Norbu was very cautious and we felt safe the entire...

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EdChengJourney

2018-12-17 03:41:32

"Amazing tour" As a practitioner of Tibetan Buddhism , I have always wanted to visit Tibet. I finally got to visit beautiful monasteries of Tibet with the help of our guide, Namgyal. He speaks good English which...

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CapyTravels

2018-12-16 22:42:02

"Lhasa - Shigatse - EBC" Travelled to tibet with my partner , parents, sister and fiance (6 of us) . Throughout the cold, arduous journey, the warmth , honesty , and just pure brilliance and passion of our guide, Namgyal...

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Nicole L

2018-12-16 22:36:25

"Explore Tibet Day Tour" Excellent experience with this tour company. Our extremely sincere English speaking guide Namgyal took care of us and two others from start to end. His keen detail in explaining customs, cultures and...

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nakedintheworld

2018-12-11 15:09:51

"Amazing experience!" We did the 8-day overland tour with Explore Tibet and would choose them again in a heartbeat! It all started with our contact person Sherry being the best agent ever - quick and good emails and...

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marionbla22

2018-12-03 04:54:36

"Make sure your guide speaks english !!" I will definitely not recommend this company. I didn’t understand where my money went actually. First I booked my trip 1 month before to arrive, the permit takes 18 days and they only sent the...

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BandR_London

2018-11-29 05:29:50

"Exceptional service from this amazing team for our large group" I had the privilege of being a part of a group of 36 to Tibet in September, hosted and guided by Explore Tibet. From my earliest contact with Sonam to the final departure at Lhasa airport, the...

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Jim G

2018-11-12 16:18:47

"Culture and Devotion" My adult daughter and I visited Tibet with Explore Tibet. Our guide was knowledgeable and flexible as part of our tour was cancelled due to snow. She and the driver were prompt and thorough in the...

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Dreamer17858770023

2018-11-12 16:17:30

"Good tour company for small groups" I visited Lhasa in November with my mom and we had a very good experience with Explore Tibet. Rex was very responsive to our emails and questions as we selected the tour company. We were entering...

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Victor A

2018-11-10 02:57:27

"8 day private trip adapted to our requests" I went on a 8 day private trip (Lhasa, Horse riding in Namba village, Gyangse, Shigatse) with my wife and our conclusion is that we had a fantastic trip and we'd reccommend this company. By taking a...

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DJCJ70

2018-11-01 09:22:41

"Excellent tour " Had a wonderful tour organised by Mia. My family took the 23 hour train from Xining (an experience in itself!) while I flew from Shanghai to Lhasa. Our guide Dharla was excellent - very...

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SoongC5

2018-10-26 07:46:02

"Wonderful trip with good tour guide and driver" We had great time visiting Tibet. Thanks to our guide Rooney and driver Tsering. They are very professional.

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Bernadette M

2018-10-15 02:27:59

"Extraordinary Experience" It is not an easy decision booking with a tour company online to such an extraordinary place as Tibet, but from our first contact with Rex in the Explore Tibet office we were assurred of not only...

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l a

2018-10-14 18:52:56

"A Glimpse Into Tibet By Local Guides" We took a 4 day tour of Lhasa and the surrounding sights with Explore Tibet in Oct 2018. Months prior, I exchanged several emails with Mia to set up a semi-private tour. Mia was very...

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Maryann T

2018-10-12 21:21:03

"Great choice for local tour guide " We thoroughly enjoyed our customized tour arranged by local agent Explore Tibet and particularly our experience with our tour guide Tsela - very knowledgeable about Tibetan Buddhism history, changes...

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JenHopwoodSH

2018-10-05 05:24:32

"A once in a lifetime trip to EBC!" We just finished our 8 day trip to Tibet and Everest Base Camp and were not disappointed! Our guide Tenpa was knowledgeable and friendly, and made us all feel extremely at ease for the whole trip...

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Natasha M

2018-10-05 05:04:50

"8 days in Tibet and Everest Base Camp" Just wow!!!! One of the best experiences I have had in my years of traveling. The scenery was just stunning. Explore Tibet were excellent as a company and our guide Tenpa was unbelievable. He was...

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richarddmthompson

2018-10-05 04:18:03

"8 Day Tibet & Everest Base Camp Tour" A fascinating experience in a fascinating location. Our guide’s knowledge of local and national history was exceptional, as was his understanding of, and passion for, Buddhism. I would...

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Kei suet W

2018-09-16 09:14:35

"Wonderful 8 days experience in Tibet" Me and my friend had a really good time during the Tibet 8 days trip! MigMar is our tour guide, she’s really helpful, responsible, friendly and always take good care of us during the trip and we...

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MichaelMarie

2018-09-06 20:34:40

"Great 8 day Lhasa to Everest Basecamp tour with Explore Tibet" Great trip with Explore Tibet: 8 day Lhasa to Everest basecamp I've just returned from an 8 day Lgasa to Everest Basecamp tour. Overall, I'd say the tour exceeded my expectations, especially...

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Thomas D

2018-09-05 01:30:19

"Super team for extraordinary trip" The team (the guide, the driver, the customer manager...) was awesome at every point. They helped us many times, even when we had problems with train tickets. During the trip, the guide was...

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Lisa Z

2018-08-22 05:59:00

"Fantastic experience, great guide" We went on the 9 day Culture Excursion tour and had an incredible time. The whole trip went smooth and without problem. Dhala was our tour guide. He was so knowledgeable and enthusiastic about...

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Michelle K

2018-08-22 05:26:27

"9 days cultural tour" My family of 4 (myself, my husband, and in laws) just came back from a 9 day cultural tour with Explore Tibet. Our travel consultant, Rex, was very responsive and prompt with his emails, and...

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Anonymous

2018-08-22 04:01:59

"Cultural tour" We (my wife,my son and his wife)had a 9 days tour with Dhala and Ando). We not only feel the great culture, history of Tibet but also the great care and help from intepreter and driver. We all agreed...

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petergtaylor

2018-08-06 02:51:22

"Explore Tibet Group Kailash Tour" I was really impressed with explore Tibet. Our tour guide Roonie and driver Tsering were wonderful. Roonie has a detailed knowledge and understanding of the culture and history of Tibet, which...

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hansallemann

2018-08-05 19:46:40

"Five days of sightseeing" Very detailed knowledge of Tibetan history and good explaining the visited cultural highlights of Lhasa and the namtso lake. I can highly recommend Dhala guiding through an impressive Tibetan history...

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Itto O

2018-07-30 00:38:46

"Great 20-day-trip including Eastern Tibet" Communication / Planning We wanted to support a Tibetan owned company and the choice fell on Explore Tibet after communicating with several others. We planned our itinerary (20 days) with Samdup and...

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bincao8

2018-07-29 00:40:42

"Trip to lhasa" Well organized. Sherry helped us plan the trip, booked the difficult to get soft sleeper train ticket, got entrance permit delivered to us at the airport. She is very adaptive to our daily changing...

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Felipe_T82

2018-07-27 17:15:15

"Great Tibet Experience" Well planned and executed tour. Great guide with big knowledge and English skills. Very safe driving and good food recommendations.

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Abha M

2018-06-30 21:23:18

"Everest Base Camp trip in Tibet with Explore Tibet" We had a fantastic time visiting Tibet with ExploreTibet. Thanks to our awesome guide Migmar who made extra effort to make us comfortable, took Special care of our needs, esp. making sure our young...

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ningyes

2018-06-30 01:24:52

"8day culture excursion private tour" We had spent 8 amazing days exploring Tibet with our guide Ronney and a driver. They made our trip a memorable one. We had a great time.

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Laurent C

2018-06-30 01:05:24

"Lhassa and Everest Base Camp" We did a week tour round Tibet. Amazingly interesting and wonderful tour guides. I highly recommend you choose the agency, not only for it is Tibetan owned, but also because its quality and attention...

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toinou013

2018-06-21 01:38:16

"Mon voyage au Tibet: Au delà des espérances, a vivre une fois dans sa vie

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Ryan M

2018-06-20 02:46:04

"8 Day EBC Tour" The Explore Tibet 8 Day Everest Base Camp Tour is an excellent experience run professionally by friendly, local Tibetans. I got a great look at Lhasa and it’s interesting Buddhist monasteries with...

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donaldd1111

2018-06-19 20:26:02

"Everest Base Camp Tour 8 day tour" Overall; would recommend this tour for Tibet first timers or those seeking to learn more about Tibet. You will see some of the most beautiful landscapes in this region. Explore Tibet didn’t let our...

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Sascha R

2018-06-16 03:10:21

"9-days cultural tour in Tibet" We had a wonderful journey trough Tibet. First we customized the tour to match exactly our wishes together with Mia from Explore Tibet back office. After a quite long journey we arrived in Lhasa and...

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aesoleoo

2018-06-11 06:31:32

"unforgettable experience" Rooney is a very dedicated, modest, charming, and patient guide. He knows the locals well and brought us to unique places and very good restaurants. He was always there to make sure all the food was...

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Laura T

2018-05-30 06:34:13

"Super! Super! Super!" It was a marvellous trip! The agency is really recommended, we wrote daily before the trip to organize all and Mr. Kalsang replied to me very quickly and very kindly. I did the tour starting from...

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BDAM2018

2018-05-24 02:08:07

"14 Day Kailash Tour" Tsela our guide was fantastic with tremendous knowledge in regards to Buddhisim. He performed several roles during the trip from taking our meal orders to helping the restaurant waiters in passing...

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Dennis W

2018-05-24 01:35:01

"15 day Mt Kailash Kora May 2018" Just finished Explore Tibet 15 day Mt Kailash. Highlights as expected were Everest base camp, Lhasa, the monastaries scattered and the three day kora of Kailash. Our guide Tsela and driver Tsiring...

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Denis R

2018-05-24 00:51:25

"Impressive experience" The organization with Kalsang went smooth. The driver Norgya and the guide Namgyal were simply amazing. They accepted every our requests and answered all our questions. The places are wonderful and...

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maraa99

2018-04-23 23:16:06

"Amazing!!" We had an incredible nine days in Tibet! Our guide Namgyal was amazing, funny, and so knowledgeable about his country! I hope in the future I can come back to Tibet and take another tour with Nam!

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Jessica T

2018-04-23 21:57:10

"Amazing Journey to Everest Base Camp" We had the most wonderful journey with our guide Namgyal. The rooftop of the world keeps your nostrils dry, your camera roll full, your eyes bulging, your brain spinning from inequalities, and your...

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Devin P

2018-04-21 23:53:41

"Excellent learning trip" We went on the 8 day trip around Lhasa and to EBC. This trip can really give you opportunities to learn and grow. Our guide Namgyal was a resource of information who was always pleasant and helpful...

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Katherine B

2018-04-19 01:55:41

"Amazing Adventure!" If I had to sum up this trip in one word it would be: WOW! My local guide and driver were informative and helpful. We saw all the highlights and still had time to explore a bit. I had a minor bout...

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Ксения Г

2018-04-18 05:56:57

"Best travel agency ever!" We are visiting Tibet for the first time, but I would not have it any other way! The company has met all out expectations and more. We did not expect to be so welcome here and to to feel like home...

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Leesa C

2018-04-11 03:08:47

"Amazing experience!" Tibet is a fascinating place and this tour was a great way to see it, taking in most of the cultural highlights and Everest base camp which was a real highlight! Accommodation was great, super...

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Karelle B

2018-04-09 07:17:46

"Amazing time, great team!" I have just finished my 9-day private tour from Lhasa and I had a great time!! This experience has been really smooth from the very beginning with the sales agent, Rex, who has always answered very...

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horstFeber

2018-04-07 06:28:28

"8 days Family Tibet Tour" What an great experience! Thanks to the fantastic team, felt like a family from the first day on! Namgyal and Dolmar, what knowledgeable and care taking guides! Samdup, thanks for your safe drive...

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LuisC_dk

2018-04-05 06:08:26

"Ever wondered whether you need a guide? You need OUR guide" We had been travelling in China for a few days and had 7 extra days to travel in Tibet. A friend recommended us Explore Tibet and we are really glad we used them because we couldn’t have found a...

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alexandermeinertz

2018-04-05 05:43:08

"Five stars for Rooney " We count our blessings that we were lucky enough to get Rooney as our guide for our seven day private tour. Tibet is an amazing country to be sure, but coming to understand it through the eyes of...

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Lorna220

2018-03-21 04:22:49

"Memorable 6 days cultural experience" We visited Tibet in February 2018, and chose Explore Tibet as it is Tibetan owned and had many excellent reviews. Travel permit from Nepal seemed complicated but our trip advisor Kalsang did all the...

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Cameron G

2018-03-06 18:40:23

"Amazing! 11-day custom private tour from Lhasa including Everest Base Camp" We traveled in Tibet in late December 2017 and early January 2018. Explore Tibet was great to work with and created the trip of a lifetime for us! First, Mia was extremely helpful in creating a...

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Joshua K

2018-02-05 15:33:55

"Trip of Lifetime! " I was staying in Kathmandu, and had to choose between Bhutan and Tibet. I chose Tibet and Explore Tibet (“ET”) travel company. ET was great for the following reasons: (1) They made traveling to...

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vakkas81

2018-01-17 17:09:32

"8 day EBC tour" ExploreTibet is a very serious company. Everything is very well organised. The guide Yongphen was excellent. He speaks very Good english and he had endless patience with all our (stupid) questions...

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two_wily_wanderers

2018-01-01 23:43:34

"The perfect way to Explore Tibet!" We chose the 8-day tour of Tibet (Lhasa and Everest Base Camp). It was an amazing experience, mainly due to the efficient service from the Explore Tibet team and in particular, our guide, Tenpa. We...

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md00ley

2017-12-31 14:48:39

"4 Night Lhasa and Yamdrok Lake Private Tour" My friend and I did a private Tibetan tour on 29th Oct to 2nd November 2017. I deliberately chose a Tibetan tour company and was thoroughly satisfied with exploretibet. Probably the most outstanding...

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Trish K

2017-11-27 01:00:12

"6 day tour - late season highlights" My partner and I just completed the 6 day trip as a part of a total group of 9. It is fair to say that we were all very happy with the service that we received from Explore Tibet. Having personally...

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chrisjones0

2017-11-18 08:00:49

"5 day Lhasa tour" We have just returned from our trip to Tibet with Explore Tibet. We had an excellent time & were very well looked after. Our guide (Yong Phen) was very professional & answered all of our questions...

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Chay G

2017-11-15 22:51:55

"Horrible service, lied about the itinerary, and poor value for money." We were extremely disappointed with the service from Explore Tibet. We encountered the following problems before and after our 8 Day EBC trip: 1. Before arriving, there were errors with our travel...

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AnneHendriksen

2017-11-14 15:55:41

"EBC 10 days Easy Acclimatization" We had such a good week, going up to Everest Base Camp in an easy pace. Everything was perfectly arranged. Our guide Migmar was very knowledgeable, she explained all about Tibetan buddism and culture...

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oaklandmeg2017

2017-10-11 10:17:12

"27 days in Tibet: Why Your Guide Matters" I just finished a month on a private tour with a friend in Tibet traveling from Mt. Kailash to Ganden-Samye. We chose ExploreTibet because it is Tibetan-owned, has a great reputation, and from the...

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Joseph G

2017-10-11 02:16:18

"not an agency to count on " the arrival pickup at the airport was excellent and norbu, our guide, was pretty impressive giving us an introduction of the place and telling us interesting tibetan stories on our way to the...

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Allen W

2017-10-10 06:22:45

"Ganden to Samye trek" I just got back from a great trip from Tibet. I stayed there for a little over a week, and it involved several days in Lhasa, a 5 day trek, and several days at the end to rest up in a nearby city. My...

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Paolodallape

2017-10-01 01:05:10

"Tibet with Explore Tibet" We traveled in Tibet for 20 days with excellent driver Tsebhado and excellent guide Rooney, very competent and prompt to do one's best for all ours needs. Paolo

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Matteo P

2017-09-30 06:48:49

"Kailash and Everest tibetan experience!" I've found this agency on internet, and start to organize this trip by last June. Samdup has made this trip for me like a tailor, always ready to make the changes as I request. Now that everything is...

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Melissa O

2017-09-29 00:54:53

"Wonderful experience! " Our group of 10 friends had just completed a trip to Lhasa recently. The sceneries were beautiful and the tour group was well organized. We had Dharla as our tour guide. He is very knowledgeable of...

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Becky B

2017-09-28 03:53:58

"Trip of a lifetime!" My husband and I went on an AMAZING customized, 11-day private tour of about 16 sacred sites (monasteries, palaces, meditation caves, etc.) in and around Lhasa. Kalsang helped us create an itinerary...

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Anonymous

2017-09-26 04:14:43

"Lhasa " We have recently used Explore Tibet for a four day trip to Lhasa. The tibet permit process was stress free. Visited Potala Palace, monasteries and Namsto Lake. Guide and driver was very informative...

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fpizzati

2017-09-22 08:36:39

"8 Day Tibet EBC tour" After doing some research on all the Travel agencies that operate in Tibet, I decided to go with Explore Tibet cause it was the most professional and precise in answering our questions and doubts via...

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Jennifer T

2017-09-21 07:31:35

"Fantastic experience" My friends recommended me ExploreTibet for its professionalism and tour guides. I have a wonderful experience from the enquiry to the end of the trip. When I started inquire about the tour, Rex (my...

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augustwest11

2017-09-20 17:32:08

"Great Customer Service from Kalsang" We worked by e-mail with Kalsang. He worked very hard and answered all our questions in a timely manor. Very helpful. Our trip was cancelled through no fault of Explore Tibet. The Chinese...

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Pei Yee F

2017-09-19 07:46:15

"14 days Group Tour to Mt Kailash" The tour covers Lhasa, Yamdrok Lake, Gyantse, Shigatse, Lhatse, Saga, Dachen, trekking at Mt Kailash, Manasarovar Lake and Everest Base Camp. This was my first trekking and didn't know what I have...

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T T

2017-09-12 03:07:04

"Excellent Tibetan Hospitality, I Was Well Taken Care Of!" I just returned from a 12 day trip to EBC and Western Tibet. I am 60+, am unwell, am constantly tired and have difficulty walking. It was my desire to go to Western Tibet but I was worried how I...

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Vt5373

2017-09-05 03:35:09

"4 day lhasa tour - great service " I had Dhala as a guide and he was simply superb. He was great to talk to and very punctual every morning. At the start of the trip he picked me up at the airport and dropped me off to my hotel with...

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DangChien

2017-09-04 21:57:06

"Spectacular views of mountain scenery" It was an amazing experience with ExploreTibet 8-days tour. Together with other 8 travellers from all around the world, we enjoyed the spectacular views of mountain scenery, Everest camp experience...

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Kat G

2017-08-29 00:08:57

"Lhasa & Shigatse with Dhala" Dhala, our tour guide is very smart and informative. He took care of us and made sure we were always hydrated and feeling okay. He also made revisions to our itinerary which he thought would be more...

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treenich

2017-08-28 22:45:10

"Wonderful Experience " We had a wonderful experience with Explore Tibet. Even prior to our arrival, Explore Tibet helped us with the planning through constant communication via email. The itinerary was carefully planned...

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Carlos d

2017-08-27 20:59:00

"Lhasa" The booking process was very clear and efficient. The office also helped us with additional tickets in China. Everybody very kind and with a lot of knowledge but sometimes difficult to follow the...

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Yamsin P

2017-08-24 05:09:12

"15 days Mt Kailash tour" We went on a Mt Kailash 15 day trip with Explore Tibet. Our guide was Rooney and driver was Tsbhado. Rooney is an awesome guide, passionate about Tibet and his profession. He treated us like his...

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Anonymous

2017-08-24 03:09:00

"Great tour with knowledgeable guide! " Fantastic 15 day tour with Rooney as our guide. I was impressed with his background and breadth of knowledge and would highly recommend this tour. Everything from start to finish was seamless and I...

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Simon W

2017-08-24 03:02:34

"Great tour with great guide and driver" Our tour guide, Rooney and our driver, Tsebhado, are fantastic for our 15 days Mt. Kailash and Mt. Everest Tour. Even though Mt. Everest Basecamp was closed due to governmental policy, our tour guide...

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joykrodriguez808

2017-08-14 20:52:34

"Migdol is Amazing! ... Explore Tibet is the Best!" I was a SOLO traveler doing the 6 day Cultural Tour, as part of an 8 person group. It was a dream-come-true for me, since I'm completing a Book on "Prayer" in World Cultures. Migdol was my Tour...

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Cameron F

2017-08-12 22:33:03

"Absolutely standout tour by Tibetan owned and run company " Joined 8 day group EBC tour in July. From start to end I was very impressed with Explore Tibet. Sherry my Travel Consultant was extremely helpful and answered all the questions and queries that I had...

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angelacalligarich

2017-08-11 12:10:56

"Incredible Tibet" I want to write this review regarding explore Tibet travel agency because I strongly believe people deserve to know who they are. Me and my husband have decided to spend our honeymoon exploring...

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Tom F

2017-08-08 23:18:52

"Amazing trip to Tibet" We were travelling with our two girls of 7 and 10 years old to Tibet. Our trip planned by explore Tibet was perfectly organised. All details were taking care off. Our guide, Namgyal was passionate...

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Pei Yong g

2017-08-08 07:57:59

"8-day tour" Took a 8-day to lhasa, yamdrok, shigatse, yangtse, namtso. Our guide, Telsa and driver, So Nam really took gd care of us, especially when we were camping at yamdrok. They had all the necessary to...

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Shuying T

2017-08-08 07:17:43

"9 days Yamdrok Lake Camping and cultural tour" Initial contact made with the travel consultant (Sherry) was prompt. Fast replies despite making changes to the itinerary many times and flexible in catering to our requests. Our guide Tsela and...

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PJH_Nbg

2017-07-30 07:58:16

"9 day tour through Tibet" My nine day tour through Tibet along with nine friends and colleagues was quite an experience. Starting in Lhasa, we visited the Jokhang temple and of course the world famous Potala Palace. Simply...

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