Tibet tour operator TCTS updates website to showcase native Tibetan guides

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A quality Tibet tour guide can make or break the exotic adventure Tibet travelers have always dreamed of. Tibet Ctrip Travel Service-TCTS (http://www.tibetctrip.com) has expanded its website to help travelers get to know who will be helping them discover Tibet.

Successful travelers know that booking a Tibet tour with a quality guide is key to walking away with valuable knowledge of Tibet and its people. Travel groups are encouraged to use native Tibetan guides; not only are they better equipped to provide an authentic perspective but it also goes to support the Tibetan community. Now that the 2015 travel season is upon us, Tibet Ctrip Travel Service-TCTS (http://www.tibetctrip.com) has updated its website to give visitors a preview of who they’ll be traveling with.

Nyima Woeser: Nyima was raised in Zhangmu, a town on the border of Tibet an Nepal. Like many of TCTS’s guides he studied English and Tibetan Buddhism while living outside of Tibet then returned after completing his education. With seven years of experience guiding tours, Nyima’s favorites include the Everest area and Mt. Kailash.

Tenzin Gelek: Originally from a in a small village near Mt. Everest, Tenzin has extensive experience operating in high altitude areas. With expertise in first aid and altitude sickness, those who travel with him can rest easy knowing that they will be taken care of should they be struck by the effects of the thin mountain air. Tenzin also enjoys sharing his knowledge of Tibetan nomads and local legends.

Lobsang Nyima: Lobsang has 10 years of experience guiding tours of Tibet. Hailing from the central region, he has strong knowledge of culture, customs, and local perspectives on Buddhism. Lobsang enjoys guiding tours in his home area and is especially adept in handling logistical issues such as flight delays and hotel overbookings.

TCTS’s team is comprised of guides who have several years of experience working with western clients. In addition, they are all native Tibetan guides who are passionate about sharing their culture and history; while experience is important this quality is most crucial. With the 2015 Tibet travel season jumping into gear, now is the time to book a tour!

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