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8 Days Mt.Everest Group Tour
Lhasa- Tibet- China
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8 Days
10 Persons
Chinese/English
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Brief

1. Highly recommended by Lonely Planet Guidebook and TripAdvisor:

We are recommended as number one in the list of Tibetan tour agencies by the newest 2015 Lonely Planet guidebook, moreover, we are rated as 5 star Tibet travel company on TripAdvisor by travelers like you.
Check the Lonely Planet Guidebook page 35 and TripAdvisor Rating HERE
 
2. Our Expertise and Reliability:
All our trip advisors and tour guides are qualified with at least 5 years of guiding experience and insightful knowledge of Tibet travel information, so the trips and travel information that we provide are not merely based on guidebooks or heard from others, but come from first-hand experience and knowledge of the local situation.

3. Certainly Flexible and Accommodating Itineraries:
We always try our best to make our trips as flexible as possible, so that our customers are not confined by an itinerary that is restrictive and inflexible. We just give your trip structure and direction, but you decide what you want to do with it as much as possible.

4. Absolutely no forced shopping or tourist traps;
We guarantee that all our tours are purely authentic experiences and we seriously object any act of forced shopping by arranging agreement with shops and factories.

5. 24/7 Services:
When traveling with us, we are always at the end of a phone for 24/7, things happen as a part of an adventure, but you are never alone and Explore Tibet family will look after you.

6. Practice of Responsible travel:
We support the local community by using local services, volunteering in local villages, and always trying our best to minimize negative impacts on our environment and culture, so traveler responsibly and act locally is our priority vision.

Tour Detail

8 days EBC exploration group tour:


Day 1 Arrival in Lhasa (3680m) Pick up and transfer to hotel, rest at hotel. Tashi Takge / Heritage hotel
Day 2 Lhasa sightseeing Bakhor street, Johkang Temple, Potala Palace Tashi Takge / Heritage hotel
Day 3 Lhasa sightseeing Sera Monastery, Drepung Monastery Tashi Takge / Heritage hotel
Day 4 Lhasa-Shigatse (3900m), 350km, approx 7hrs Yamdrok Lake, Karola Glacier, Kumbum Stupa Manasarovar/Gesar Hotel
Day 5 Shigatse-EBC (5200m), 350km, approx 7hrs Rongbuk monastery, EBC EBC guesthouse
Day 6 EBC-Shigatse (3900m), 350km, approx 7hrs Tashi Lhunpo monastery Manasarovar/Gesar Hotel
Day 7 Shigatse-Lhasa (3680m), 280km, approx 6hrs Yarlung Tsangpo Tashi Takgye / Heritage hotel
Day 8 Depart from Tibet send off to airport/train station

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 Takgye hotel in Lhasa, Gesar hotel in Shigatse and local distinguished local tent guesthouse at EBC;

- 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

GCosta

2019-12-08 09:01:05

"Book with Explore Tibet" I would like to thank Explore Tiber for the organisation of our trip. We discussed it several months in advance. We took the 13 day cultural and spiritual tour, including Everest Base Camp, and we...

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437kelvinc

2019-11-26 18:10:15

"Great tour guides, responsive management" My wife and I signed up for the 10 day EBC easier acclimatization tour in late August. Communication with their rep Samdup has been quick and efficient, and he managed to arrange soft sleeper trains...

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southolmst

2019-11-22 23:05:33

"Amazing experience - 7 day private overland tour" Our guide Dhala and driver Ngawang made this tour an incredible experience. From pick up to drop off the Explore Tibet team were professional, knowledgable and a pleasure to be around. It really made...

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Gerel S

2019-10-08 07:01:56

"Great experience I still carry through with me" Explore Tibet team helped me to have amazing memories and great knowledge about the country. We had a chance to get to know about Lhasa and a bit of countryside including a nice lake called Namtse...

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grzestec

2019-09-22 20:24:00

"Great tour with fantastic guides!" We had fantastic time getting to know Tibet with our guides Tsela and Namgyal and our driver Amdo! The tour was very well organised and gave us a good overview of this fascinating region. Both guides...

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RensvanEijk

2019-09-16 04:18:16

"Unforgettable trip - Recommended!" First of all, we really recommend the ‘8 days Tibet EBC group tour’! The Tibetan culture and of course the Mount Everest we have seen without any clouds, are experiences we will never forget! The...

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Karen_skybluelove

2019-09-16 01:36:09

"8 Days Lhasa, Shigatse and Everest Base Camp Tour" It was a great trip throughout the whole journey with many breathtaking views. Would highly recommend explore Tibet.

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aqweds

2019-08-24 02:30:57

"Brilliant trip" We did a 14 days tour with Explore Tibet and can highly recommend this agency. Even though we requested several changes for the itinerary, all was done as we wished and always with prompt reply by...

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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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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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MonaHerr01

2019-06-03 06:27:39

"Magical trip to Lhasa!!" Without a doubt it was once in a lifetime experience!!! I couldn't express my gratitude towards Samdup and his team for the fabulous time they offer us on our trip in Tibet. Tselha, our guide, is...

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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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joyja

2019-05-24 04:26:45

"Amazing and authentic Tibet experience" My husband and I took a 10 days private easier acclimation EBC tour with Explore Tibet. We chose this company mainly for their reputation, flexibility, reviews and locally owned and operated. From...

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TB3433

2019-05-23 01:48:38

"10 Day Cutural and Spiritual Tour" We just finished this amazing tour with Explore Tibet. Our guide Dhala was a great source of information and was always willing to answer any questions. As we were walking through Gyantse, Dhala...

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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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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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GloriaTravelssss

2018-12-17 15:19:41

"Once in a life time experience" This experience to Tibet has opened my eyes to the history of Tibetan culture and Tibetan Buddhism. Our wonderful guide Namgyal and hardworking driver that drove us all the way from Lhasa to xigatse...

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chevycheng

2018-12-17 13:35:57

"One of the best in Tibet " We booked the EBC tour as a family. Our guide Namgyal (man in solo pic) was one of the best guides we’ve ever met that we didn’t mind tiny hiccups along the way (December being too cold to stay at...

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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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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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Nomad46198360713

2018-11-27 19:33:05

"authentic Insight Tibet" Me and my husband spend a week in and around Lhasa. Our guide Dhala and our driver Lobsan were both very friendly, kind and helping. We were impressed by Dhalas profound knowledge of historical and...

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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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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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Timo P

2018-09-27 08:40:03

"Group tour lhasa to Nepal border" Actually I booked a tour with tibet highland tours, but they placed me in this tour group of explore tibet because their group was too small. In short; the guidance was great, and I was very happy...

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Fionna Y

2018-09-26 06:51:24

"Private Tour- 13 Days Cultural & Spiritual Odyssey" We spend 13 days touring Tibet, from Lhasa/Samye/Tsedang/Gyantse/Shigatse/Baiyi. Visiting all the major monasteries, Yamdrok lake, Namtso Lake, Kharola Glacier etc. We were thankful to have Dhala as...

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RobinLG

2018-09-23 12:04:29

"Fantastic trip all around" Part of a group of 36 visiting Lhasa with many stops on the way to Everest Base Camp (and additional trip to Mt. Kailash). From the Lhasa airport pickup to the tours everyday with meals and hotel...

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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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emilie730

2018-07-24 06:05:16

"15 day Kailash tour" P- I enjoyed my experience with Explore Tibet. Our guide Namgyal was friendly, caring, and knowledgeable. The tour gives the opportunity to see many cultural sites and a great variety of landscapes...

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Katie P

2018-07-23 16:35:52

"5 day private tour of Lhasa and Namsto Lake" The highs: 1- having a friendly, accommodating, knowledgeable guide (Penpa) who spoke English well and could tell us all about the history, the tourist destinations, and help us find good local food...

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caboosecat

2018-07-22 05:36:21

"9 Day Of Tibet" This was an amazing experience! We were able to customize our trip to include both Buddhist monasteries and holy sites, and natural wonders such as Mt. Everest Base Camp. Our guide was incredibly...

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Schembri M

2018-07-11 17:20:25

"8 day everest base camp - highly recommended" I'm glad I chose explore tibet for my tibet trip. The guide was really helpful, well informed, and took good care of us especially when suffering from altitude sickness. The 8 day EBC tour has a...

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terrybronz

2018-07-02 17:21:55

"10 days in Tibet" I opted for the 10 day EBC tour as I required a more leisurely pace of travel considering the vast distances involved. Explore Tibet organised the tour and did a great job. Permits and train tickets...

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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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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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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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stuart736

2018-05-23 02:13:33

"Everest tour" We had a great tour with Explore Tibet. We were on motorcycles and Rooney was at every check point to help us through. Fantastic service, recommended.

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Giannino0528

2018-05-14 10:07:09

"Sensational Tibet with Tibetans" Me, my dad and my brother arrived to Lhasa on May 6th, probably the best season for a trip to Tibet. We were very warmly welcomed by our beautiful guide Migdol and escorted to the Tashitakge Hotel...

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Ma T

2018-05-13 07:17:40

"10 days Easier Acclimatizing Tibet EBC" We had such a good time exploring the beauties of Lhasa and then the Tibetan plateau up to the Everest Base Camp (EBC). Seeing the highest peak on earth was an unforgettable experience. All the...

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SaiedShahsavari

2018-05-12 22:40:03

"Wonderful holiday in Tibet" My wife and I live in London and decided to have a holiday in China and Tibet. As people know, Tibet is an amazing country, but if you have a good guid and a nice driver, then you not only visit some...

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meimhardxx

2018-05-12 06:09:05

"8 day tibet tour" I can recommend the journey from Lhasa toü the Mount Everest very much! Our Guide Rooney explained the history, culture and religion of Tibet excellent, he could answer very question. We visited...

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Anonymous

2018-05-11 07:08:19

"Great adventure in Tibet" We did the 8 day group tour to the Everest Basecamp. It was an excellent tour with a lot of history and the present life of the Tibetans told by our guide Rooney. He is a very excited guide with tons...

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Hugo M

2018-05-06 00:31:12

"Lhasa to Everest base camp" We enjoyed a lot our tour with perfect time spring! We had very good guide Mr. Yongphel and Good driver. We recomend this trip to all traveller. Spenish tour leader Badri Rai.

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Veronica V

2018-05-05 20:21:47

"Great service, lots of learnings and fun" Everybody in Explore Tibet was very profesional and efficient. They know everything about the area and culture and are able to explain any question very clearly. The hotels are nice and the attitude...

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T T

2018-04-30 03:18:07

"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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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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traveler127919

2018-04-13 00:12:28

"Wonderful experience of Tibetan Buddhist temples, monasteries, hotpot and Tibetan culture and people" Our guide, Gelek and driver Tenzin met us at the airport and took us to a charming small hotel in the Tibetan heart of Lhasa, where they advised us to take it easy the first day to acclimate to the...

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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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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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AnnaIzuru

2017-12-28 08:43:18

"BEST TOUR IN LHASA" When me and my friend (both Japanese) wanted to go to Tibet we checked out a couple of agencies and thought this one was the best, mainly because it had good reviews. After I experienced it I can say...

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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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Northcoastnomads

2017-11-14 02:29:48

"10 day Easier Acclimatising Tibet EBC" It was important to my husband and I to use a Tibetan owned and operated travel agency. From our first contact with Sherry in the office who promptly answered our numerous emails, everything has...

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Pitchaya O

2017-11-04 22:55:15

"Tibet Trip" We are enjoy with the service mind of guide and driver. They are give us a many knowledge about historical of Tibet. We was very enjoy this trip.

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Jade L

2017-11-04 22:34:18

"Excellent tour" Very good tour. Good takecare Good choice of hotels and I got a lots of knowledge about Tibet culture.

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Larry E

2017-11-03 03:32:22

"Got Engaged at Everest" What a wonderful trip. The palace, the temples, the monasteries were incredible and our guide, Migmar (my apologies if I messed that up) was wonderful. She is deeply knowledgeable about Tibetan...

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19aryav2

2017-10-31 23:42:56

"Excellent Tours" Really good tours, with our guides Rooney and Tenpa. They taught us a lot about the cultural history in Tibet.

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Anonymous

2017-10-31 23:40:31

"KGV Challenge Week" This Tibet tour was incredibly interesting, with phenomenal scenery and culture. Our two guides, Tenpa and Rooney were very kind, and helped to explain a lot about Tibetan religion and history...

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AliciaRadford1234

2017-10-31 23:36:34

"Amazing Experience " Our tour guides, Tenpa and Rooney were amazing they shared all their knowledge about the cultural and religious beliefs in Tibet. They were extremely friendly, helpful and shared their positive...

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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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Betty N

2017-09-12 20:47:05

"8 days EBC Exploration" Explore Tibet - recommended to me by my friend whom took a tour few years back. A wonderful and well organised from enquiry to final reach Lhasa airport. The airport pickup by the company is...

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KimNg8

2017-09-12 07:47:32

"8 days EBC Tour" It was an amazing eyes opening experience in Tibet with Explorer Tibet. We had a great tour guide Rooney. He has a rich knowledge about the Buddhism and the monasteries. He has also shared with us...

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Evaopweg

2017-09-12 06:59:30

"Tibet and EBC 8 days tour " A unique Tibet experience! Reliable and punctual agency. Unfortunately the agency couldn't arrange train tickets for us to Lhasa. Professional and friendly guide who taught us a lot about the Tibetan...

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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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Lois F

2017-09-04 11:29:06

"Awesome Tibetan adventure!" Explore Tibet made this once in a lifetime trip unforgettable. Our guide, Tsela, spoke fluent English and was very informative about the culture and sites visited. Our driver, Tashi, was careful and...

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Sofia D

2017-07-16 02:52:27

"9 day Tibet tour!" Couldn't be more happy with our tour, highly recomended, our tibetan guide Dhala was the best, any doubts or needs that we had he helped us and made us feel very welcome in this beautiful place...

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cconno89

2017-07-14 03:26:23

"Amazing Tibet Trip!" We highly recommend the 8 day Tibet tour offered by this company! Kalsang from Explore Tibet helped us book our train ticket from Xining into Lhasa which was a huge help. We were met promptly at the...

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amyxob

2017-07-10 06:10:17

"Amazing trip" I really couldn't recommend this tour company highly enough. All questions I had in advance of the trip were answered straight away. I injured my leg just prior to travelling and they assured me they...

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8 Days Mt.Everest Group Tour
Lhasa, Tibet, China
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8 Days
10 Persons
Chinese/English
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Brief

1. Highly recommended by Lonely Planet Guidebook and TripAdvisor:

We are recommended as number one in the list of Tibetan tour agencies by the newest 2015 Lonely Planet guidebook, moreover, we are rated as 5 star Tibet travel company on TripAdvisor by travelers like you.
Check the Lonely Planet Guidebook page 35 and TripAdvisor Rating HERE
 
2. Our Expertise and Reliability:
All our trip advisors and tour guides are qualified with at least 5 years of guiding experience and insightful knowledge of Tibet travel information, so the trips and travel information that we provide are not merely based on guidebooks or heard from others, but come from first-hand experience and knowledge of the local situation.

3. Certainly Flexible and Accommodating Itineraries:
We always try our best to make our trips as flexible as possible, so that our customers are not confined by an itinerary that is restrictive and inflexible. We just give your trip structure and direction, but you decide what you want to do with it as much as possible.

4. Absolutely no forced shopping or tourist traps;
We guarantee that all our tours are purely authentic experiences and we seriously object any act of forced shopping by arranging agreement with shops and factories.

5. 24/7 Services:
When traveling with us, we are always at the end of a phone for 24/7, things happen as a part of an adventure, but you are never alone and Explore Tibet family will look after you.

6. Practice of Responsible travel:
We support the local community by using local services, volunteering in local villages, and always trying our best to minimize negative impacts on our environment and culture, so traveler responsibly and act locally is our priority vision.

Tour Detail

8 days EBC exploration group tour:


Day 1 Arrival in Lhasa (3680m) Pick up and transfer to hotel, rest at hotel. Tashi Takge / Heritage hotel
Day 2 Lhasa sightseeing Bakhor street, Johkang Temple, Potala Palace Tashi Takge / Heritage hotel
Day 3 Lhasa sightseeing Sera Monastery, Drepung Monastery Tashi Takge / Heritage hotel
Day 4 Lhasa-Shigatse (3900m), 350km, approx 7hrs Yamdrok Lake, Karola Glacier, Kumbum Stupa Manasarovar/Gesar Hotel
Day 5 Shigatse-EBC (5200m), 350km, approx 7hrs Rongbuk monastery, EBC EBC guesthouse
Day 6 EBC-Shigatse (3900m), 350km, approx 7hrs Tashi Lhunpo monastery Manasarovar/Gesar Hotel
Day 7 Shigatse-Lhasa (3680m), 280km, approx 6hrs Yarlung Tsangpo Tashi Takgye / Heritage hotel
Day 8 Depart from Tibet send off to airport/train station

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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 Takgye hotel in Lhasa, Gesar hotel in Shigatse and local distinguished local tent guesthouse at EBC;

- 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

GCosta

2019-12-08 09:01:05

"Book with Explore Tibet" I would like to thank Explore Tiber for the organisation of our trip. We discussed it several months in advance. We took the 13 day cultural and spiritual tour, including Everest Base Camp, and we...

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437kelvinc

2019-11-26 18:10:15

"Great tour guides, responsive management" My wife and I signed up for the 10 day EBC easier acclimatization tour in late August. Communication with their rep Samdup has been quick and efficient, and he managed to arrange soft sleeper trains...

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southolmst

2019-11-22 23:05:33

"Amazing experience - 7 day private overland tour" Our guide Dhala and driver Ngawang made this tour an incredible experience. From pick up to drop off the Explore Tibet team were professional, knowledgable and a pleasure to be around. It really made...

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Gerel S

2019-10-08 07:01:56

"Great experience I still carry through with me" Explore Tibet team helped me to have amazing memories and great knowledge about the country. We had a chance to get to know about Lhasa and a bit of countryside including a nice lake called Namtse...

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grzestec

2019-09-22 20:24:00

"Great tour with fantastic guides!" We had fantastic time getting to know Tibet with our guides Tsela and Namgyal and our driver Amdo! The tour was very well organised and gave us a good overview of this fascinating region. Both guides...

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RensvanEijk

2019-09-16 04:18:16

"Unforgettable trip - Recommended!" First of all, we really recommend the ‘8 days Tibet EBC group tour’! The Tibetan culture and of course the Mount Everest we have seen without any clouds, are experiences we will never forget! The...

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Karen_skybluelove

2019-09-16 01:36:09

"8 Days Lhasa, Shigatse and Everest Base Camp Tour" It was a great trip throughout the whole journey with many breathtaking views. Would highly recommend explore Tibet.

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aqweds

2019-08-24 02:30:57

"Brilliant trip" We did a 14 days tour with Explore Tibet and can highly recommend this agency. Even though we requested several changes for the itinerary, all was done as we wished and always with prompt reply by...

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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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MonaHerr01

2019-06-03 06:27:39

"Magical trip to Lhasa!!" Without a doubt it was once in a lifetime experience!!! I couldn't express my gratitude towards Samdup and his team for the fabulous time they offer us on our trip in Tibet. Tselha, our guide, is...

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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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joyja

2019-05-24 04:26:45

"Amazing and authentic Tibet experience" My husband and I took a 10 days private easier acclimation EBC tour with Explore Tibet. We chose this company mainly for their reputation, flexibility, reviews and locally owned and operated. From...

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TB3433

2019-05-23 01:48:38

"10 Day Cutural and Spiritual Tour" We just finished this amazing tour with Explore Tibet. Our guide Dhala was a great source of information and was always willing to answer any questions. As we were walking through Gyantse, Dhala...

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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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GloriaTravelssss

2018-12-17 15:19:41

"Once in a life time experience" This experience to Tibet has opened my eyes to the history of Tibetan culture and Tibetan Buddhism. Our wonderful guide Namgyal and hardworking driver that drove us all the way from Lhasa to xigatse...

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chevycheng

2018-12-17 13:35:57

"One of the best in Tibet " We booked the EBC tour as a family. Our guide Namgyal (man in solo pic) was one of the best guides we’ve ever met that we didn’t mind tiny hiccups along the way (December being too cold to stay at...

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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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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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Nomad46198360713

2018-11-27 19:33:05

"authentic Insight Tibet" Me and my husband spend a week in and around Lhasa. Our guide Dhala and our driver Lobsan were both very friendly, kind and helping. We were impressed by Dhalas profound knowledge of historical and...

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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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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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Timo P

2018-09-27 08:40:03

"Group tour lhasa to Nepal border" Actually I booked a tour with tibet highland tours, but they placed me in this tour group of explore tibet because their group was too small. In short; the guidance was great, and I was very happy...

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Fionna Y

2018-09-26 06:51:24

"Private Tour- 13 Days Cultural & Spiritual Odyssey" We spend 13 days touring Tibet, from Lhasa/Samye/Tsedang/Gyantse/Shigatse/Baiyi. Visiting all the major monasteries, Yamdrok lake, Namtso Lake, Kharola Glacier etc. We were thankful to have Dhala as...

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RobinLG

2018-09-23 12:04:29

"Fantastic trip all around" Part of a group of 36 visiting Lhasa with many stops on the way to Everest Base Camp (and additional trip to Mt. Kailash). From the Lhasa airport pickup to the tours everyday with meals and hotel...

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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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emilie730

2018-07-24 06:05:16

"15 day Kailash tour" P- I enjoyed my experience with Explore Tibet. Our guide Namgyal was friendly, caring, and knowledgeable. The tour gives the opportunity to see many cultural sites and a great variety of landscapes...

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Katie P

2018-07-23 16:35:52

"5 day private tour of Lhasa and Namsto Lake" The highs: 1- having a friendly, accommodating, knowledgeable guide (Penpa) who spoke English well and could tell us all about the history, the tourist destinations, and help us find good local food...

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caboosecat

2018-07-22 05:36:21

"9 Day Of Tibet" This was an amazing experience! We were able to customize our trip to include both Buddhist monasteries and holy sites, and natural wonders such as Mt. Everest Base Camp. Our guide was incredibly...

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Schembri M

2018-07-11 17:20:25

"8 day everest base camp - highly recommended" I'm glad I chose explore tibet for my tibet trip. The guide was really helpful, well informed, and took good care of us especially when suffering from altitude sickness. The 8 day EBC tour has a...

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terrybronz

2018-07-02 17:21:55

"10 days in Tibet" I opted for the 10 day EBC tour as I required a more leisurely pace of travel considering the vast distances involved. Explore Tibet organised the tour and did a great job. Permits and train tickets...

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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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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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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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stuart736

2018-05-23 02:13:33

"Everest tour" We had a great tour with Explore Tibet. We were on motorcycles and Rooney was at every check point to help us through. Fantastic service, recommended.

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Giannino0528

2018-05-14 10:07:09

"Sensational Tibet with Tibetans" Me, my dad and my brother arrived to Lhasa on May 6th, probably the best season for a trip to Tibet. We were very warmly welcomed by our beautiful guide Migdol and escorted to the Tashitakge Hotel...

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Ma T

2018-05-13 07:17:40

"10 days Easier Acclimatizing Tibet EBC" We had such a good time exploring the beauties of Lhasa and then the Tibetan plateau up to the Everest Base Camp (EBC). Seeing the highest peak on earth was an unforgettable experience. All the...

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SaiedShahsavari

2018-05-12 22:40:03

"Wonderful holiday in Tibet" My wife and I live in London and decided to have a holiday in China and Tibet. As people know, Tibet is an amazing country, but if you have a good guid and a nice driver, then you not only visit some...

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meimhardxx

2018-05-12 06:09:05

"8 day tibet tour" I can recommend the journey from Lhasa toü the Mount Everest very much! Our Guide Rooney explained the history, culture and religion of Tibet excellent, he could answer very question. We visited...

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Anonymous

2018-05-11 07:08:19

"Great adventure in Tibet" We did the 8 day group tour to the Everest Basecamp. It was an excellent tour with a lot of history and the present life of the Tibetans told by our guide Rooney. He is a very excited guide with tons...

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Hugo M

2018-05-06 00:31:12

"Lhasa to Everest base camp" We enjoyed a lot our tour with perfect time spring! We had very good guide Mr. Yongphel and Good driver. We recomend this trip to all traveller. Spenish tour leader Badri Rai.

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Veronica V

2018-05-05 20:21:47

"Great service, lots of learnings and fun" Everybody in Explore Tibet was very profesional and efficient. They know everything about the area and culture and are able to explain any question very clearly. The hotels are nice and the attitude...

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T T

2018-04-30 03:18:07

"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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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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traveler127919

2018-04-13 00:12:28

"Wonderful experience of Tibetan Buddhist temples, monasteries, hotpot and Tibetan culture and people" Our guide, Gelek and driver Tenzin met us at the airport and took us to a charming small hotel in the Tibetan heart of Lhasa, where they advised us to take it easy the first day to acclimate to the...

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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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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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AnnaIzuru

2017-12-28 08:43:18

"BEST TOUR IN LHASA" When me and my friend (both Japanese) wanted to go to Tibet we checked out a couple of agencies and thought this one was the best, mainly because it had good reviews. After I experienced it I can say...

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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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Northcoastnomads

2017-11-14 02:29:48

"10 day Easier Acclimatising Tibet EBC" It was important to my husband and I to use a Tibetan owned and operated travel agency. From our first contact with Sherry in the office who promptly answered our numerous emails, everything has...

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Pitchaya O

2017-11-04 22:55:15

"Tibet Trip" We are enjoy with the service mind of guide and driver. They are give us a many knowledge about historical of Tibet. We was very enjoy this trip.

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Jade L

2017-11-04 22:34:18

"Excellent tour" Very good tour. Good takecare Good choice of hotels and I got a lots of knowledge about Tibet culture.

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Larry E

2017-11-03 03:32:22

"Got Engaged at Everest" What a wonderful trip. The palace, the temples, the monasteries were incredible and our guide, Migmar (my apologies if I messed that up) was wonderful. She is deeply knowledgeable about Tibetan...

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19aryav2

2017-10-31 23:42:56

"Excellent Tours" Really good tours, with our guides Rooney and Tenpa. They taught us a lot about the cultural history in Tibet.

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Anonymous

2017-10-31 23:40:31

"KGV Challenge Week" This Tibet tour was incredibly interesting, with phenomenal scenery and culture. Our two guides, Tenpa and Rooney were very kind, and helped to explain a lot about Tibetan religion and history...

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AliciaRadford1234

2017-10-31 23:36:34

"Amazing Experience " Our tour guides, Tenpa and Rooney were amazing they shared all their knowledge about the cultural and religious beliefs in Tibet. They were extremely friendly, helpful and shared their positive...

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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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Betty N

2017-09-12 20:47:05

"8 days EBC Exploration" Explore Tibet - recommended to me by my friend whom took a tour few years back. A wonderful and well organised from enquiry to final reach Lhasa airport. The airport pickup by the company is...

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KimNg8

2017-09-12 07:47:32

"8 days EBC Tour" It was an amazing eyes opening experience in Tibet with Explorer Tibet. We had a great tour guide Rooney. He has a rich knowledge about the Buddhism and the monasteries. He has also shared with us...

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Evaopweg

2017-09-12 06:59:30

"Tibet and EBC 8 days tour " A unique Tibet experience! Reliable and punctual agency. Unfortunately the agency couldn't arrange train tickets for us to Lhasa. Professional and friendly guide who taught us a lot about the Tibetan...

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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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Lois F

2017-09-04 11:29:06

"Awesome Tibetan adventure!" Explore Tibet made this once in a lifetime trip unforgettable. Our guide, Tsela, spoke fluent English and was very informative about the culture and sites visited. Our driver, Tashi, was careful and...

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Sofia D

2017-07-16 02:52:27

"9 day Tibet tour!" Couldn't be more happy with our tour, highly recomended, our tibetan guide Dhala was the best, any doubts or needs that we had he helped us and made us feel very welcome in this beautiful place...

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cconno89

2017-07-14 03:26:23

"Amazing Tibet Trip!" We highly recommend the 8 day Tibet tour offered by this company! Kalsang from Explore Tibet helped us book our train ticket from Xining into Lhasa which was a huge help. We were met promptly at the...

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amyxob

2017-07-10 06:10:17

"Amazing trip" I really couldn't recommend this tour company highly enough. All questions I had in advance of the trip were answered straight away. I injured my leg just prior to travelling and they assured me they...

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