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Used them to book the Xining-Lhasa train, they got the seats we wanted after others saying it wasn't possible. A+++

I contacted a number of tour agencies about buying Xining-Lhasa train tickets for our family of 5... read more

Reviewed 7 January 2018
Marmite512
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Austin, Texas
Professional Service and Excellent Tibetan Guide

Given limited Tibet Tourism Permit (TTP) for non-mainland Chinese tourists, many tour companies are... read more

Reviewed 25 November 2017
LuvtoSafari
,
Los Angeles, California
via mobile
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SnowLion Tours is a Tibetan owned and operated travel company that aims to make your trip to Tibet as affordable and as hassle-free as possible. We also practice responsible tourism, and work to benefit local Tibetan communities by traveling in environmentally and culturally sustainable ways. As we are a Tibetan-run company, we can show you the best Tibet has to offer. We warmly welcome you to join us.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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No.27, Linju Road, Lhasa 850000, China

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Reviewed 7 January 2018

I contacted a number of tour agencies about buying Xining-Lhasa train tickets for our family of 5. I was looking for a guarantee of some sort that 4 of us would be in a soft sleeper compartment together and the "odd man out" would be...More

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Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Given limited Tibet Tourism Permit (TTP) for non-mainland Chinese tourists, many tour companies are either Chinese run or cater to the mainland Chinese tourist. Their group itineraries reflect that. This is not the kind of experience we want. Normally, we’re independent travelers, but since we’re...More

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Reviewed 10 November 2017

We had a fantastic 10-day trip in Tibet. We went as a group of 5 people, and Wangden helped to arrange a journey from Lhasa all the way to Everest base camp and back. From the beginning of the planning stage, Wangden has been really...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

We just spent 3 days camping with Tibetan nomadic at Tsekog in Amdo Tibet. I have to say that it was one of the most unique experience we had during our family trip to China. We never booked a package tour before as we always...More

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Reviewed 12 September 2017

This is a late post for a trip done in 2016. :) I had a great time in Tibet, it was a dream come true. For me, it was a very spiritual experience. Below are some of my thoughts on the trip organised by SnowLion....More

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Reviewed 27 August 2017

Joining the Mt Kailash Kora Budget 15 days tour was one of the greatest decision that I made this year. I must say, I made the right choice. I originally did the tour with Snow lion because of the price. But at the end of...More

1  Thank Elmolita
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Reviewed 23 July 2017

I spent two weeks with Snow Lion Tours on a personal custom tour of Amdo, Lhasa and surrounding territory. Together we designed a trip that met my purpose and included their years of expertise. I was supplied with expert guides and drivers who knew the...More

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Reviewed 5 July 2017

Recently, I returned from a 10 day trip through the Tibetan region of western Sichuan province known as Kham which was an amazing view into vibrant, living Buddhist communities. SnowLion worked with me to create a custom tour. I specifically wanted to support a Tibetan...More

2  Thank Sharon S
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Reviewed 29 June 2017

The decisive moment was contact with Dolma, who response me very quickly and gave all informations I asked. The hole 16 days program was great. Accomondations was even better as I as expected, except at Manasovar lake, but Dolma late explained that it was croud...More

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Reviewed 22 May 2017

This review is for a week (sorry, I couldn't work out how to create a new review for SnowLion that was for more than a day). SnowLion Tours provided everything that I needed: accommodation in Xining; train-ticket to Lhasa; TTP; accom in Lhasa; guide, driver...More

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