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Jack Li - Our Tibet Travel Advisor

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Why not take the advantages of Jack's Tibet & China travel experience to design a trip just for you, that suits your budget and interests. His passion on travel and help never fades away!

Biography


Hey, every travel lover, this is Jack, a native Chinese 200%, from Titanic. I consider myself as patient, diligent and passionate.

Just like you, I am much keen on traveling which can broaden our horizon and offer us many opportunities to know more about all the people from all over the world. That is why I choose it as my work and career after granulation from college.

You are warmly welcome to China with abundant & gorgeous natural views to discover, profound and extensive culture & history to explore, and special & diverse cuisine to enjoy. Trust me it will definitely be an unforgettable experience and precious memory in your whole life.

Traveling enables us to rethink the meaning of life, cherish what we have, and pursue what we want. Come on, everybody, I am always available, here we go!

Bruce Tang

Tibet & China Travel Tips from Jack

Can't find the answers you would like? Email me or call me at +86-15982016247, I will get back to you immediately with full passion and consideration.

  1. When is the best time for Tibet tour?

    It is suitable for travel to Tibet from April to early November, and the best time is August and September. But if you only stay in Lhasa, you can go there any time of the year. Get real time weather report in different places of Tibet.

  2. When is the best time for Everest tour?

    Early May and early October are the best time to visit Mt. Everest. Due to the clear weather, you have great chance to see Mt. Everest's true face (if you are lucky). From December to February, you'd better not to go to this area because it is too cold - except you are real Great Adventure People.

  3. Can I travel with children?

    Tibet may not be an ideal destination for young Children. The climate and generally harsher conditions in Tibet may not be ideal for young children. The sights and attractions are not those which children like to visit and facilities will be very primitive. If you do decide to bring your young child to Tibet please ensure that you bring all your child's daily needs with you.

  4. Are the Tibetan dogs are dangerous?

    Tibetan dogs are dangerous. Do not approach any stray or wild dogs you see and carry a stick if you plan to wander off on your own or at any time after dark.

  5. What kind of Tibet travel documents I need?

    Besides a valid passport and a valid Chinese visa, you need two different kinds of permits for traveling in Tibet: the entry permit (TTB permit) and the Aliens' travel permit (if you want to visit the unopened area in Tibet). Click here to read more about "Tibet visa" and how to get them.

    Hi Jack,

    We are back in Singapore and ging kong and i just wanted to thank you frommes three.
    The tour was really good, everything worked out perfectly and Chimy was the best guide we could think of. She was really helpful and very knowledgeable.
    Also our bus driver was great-he did a good job bringing us safely to very spot and back.
    Thank you very much and best regards


    Barbara


    October 13, 2017
    Hi Jack,

    We enjoyed the tour immensely.  Everything went pretty smoothly.  The local guide “RJ” was great

    There were 5 others on the tour who booked with other travel agencies.  Our hotels were better than theirs.  The other tour members were friendly; however, one tour member had considerable difficulty with walking up steps and needing oxygen.  Her son did not help her in walking.  She needed oxygen at Potala Palace and continued to need oxygen at higher elevations.  Her son insisted she should go EBC even with her condition.  My son who has climbed the high elevations suggest an alternative for her with help from RJ that we leave early, arrive at noon and stay for few hours instead of being there overnight and for 24 hours.  The night time would be very difficult for her.  We ended going down about a 1,000 meters which helped her.  The group agreed with this change in schedule.

    I would recommend your agency and especially with the guide RJ.

    Gene


    October 13, 2017
    Thank you Jack for the arrangement!

    In general, the guides are good and accommodating. The trip was good! And i look forward to contacting you for tours in China next time!

    Thank you

    Mr Lim


    July 24 2017
    Hi Jack,

    Nice to hear from you again, how have you been , well i hope :).

    We had a great time in Tibet and we learned a lot of interesting facts about Tibetan culture , history and religion.

    Our guide was very nice and he spoke very good English and he was also waiting for us when we took pictures and also when we stopped a bit to admire the view. The hotel where we stayed was very nice , comfortable and clean.

    We wanted to go to the surrounding areas of Lhasa but because of the small time frame we didn't had time and maybe next time when we visit Tibet we will cover those areas too.

    I hope to meet you one day in person because you seem like a really nice guy , I am feeling right now that we made the right choice.

    Thank you for everything and i wish you all the best in the future tours!

    Best regards,

    Andrei and Andreea


    June 13, 2017
    Dear Jack,

    Yes time is flying way to fast I can hardly keep up with its pace.

    Thank you for your beautiful note & I do hope that our roads meet again in the near future.

    It is our Thanksgiving Day approaching, therefore I do thank you for a wonderful trip and wish you good health, great success, lots of happiness and

    May all the road rise up to meet you, may the wind always be at your back, may the sun shine warm upon your face and rains fall soft upon your fields.

    And until we meet again stay well, healthy and happy

    Your friend always

    Bogusia Mirowicz


    November 15, 2016
    Hi Jack,

    I’m happy to read you mail.

    China and Tibet now are a remember.

    We are working very hard in this period because is the year end .

    Thanks for your organization. All was perfect.

    Drivers…guides ….organisation…hotels…I’am very happy to have spent many for this trip and with your company.

    The best EBC and Namsto Lake.

    Remember for EBC Thermo blanckets are necessary for Italian people….is this is possible…

    If somebody can references I am available.

    Thanks…..An embrace

    Catterina


    November 14, 2016
    Jack,

    Overall it was great we had a good time Nepal was great & food very good

    China & Tibet was beautiful & very memorable trip & we thank you for arranging it for us!

    Tour guides service was great! They did more for us than expected very good & friendly people we just loved them. Guide in Beijing was just wonderful. Drivers great never seen better ones very good, safe & courteous

    So as you see overall it was great & very memorable we will never forget this trip thank you again

    Thank you very much for all your gifts everyone loves them

    Till next time

    Wishing you & entire office stuff all the best always

    Bogusia


    November 4, 2016
    Hi Jack,

    Sorry for the delay we have been busy moving...

    The trip was fantastic.  Ines and I had a wonderful time! 

    The best part by far was Tendol and Tiley. They were both excellent. Tendol has an incredible knowledge of Buddhism and Tibet and we really enjoyed her telling us all about the area.  She was also very helpful and very flexible when it came to things we wanted to see along the way.  She is definitely an asset to your company and we hope we get to meet her again someday soon.

    Tiley was a great driver. I have had drivers all over and he is very good. We really appreciated him, especially on the curvy mountain pass roads. Again, he is a great asset to your company!!

    The itinerary was very good and we really appreciate you helping to set it all up.  If we come back to Tibet, we will definitely let you know so that we can have Tendol and Tiley as our guides again.

    Thanks very much and all the best!

    Bob


    October 25, 2016
    Jack

    谢谢你办理我们人藏的手续,使我们一家在西藏度过了难忘的八天。这是个世界是最美的地方,虽然现在还不够富裕,人民纯洁善良。你们的工作就是让世界认识这块葵宝,加油呀!

    离开拉萨那天,送走老公女儿后去,我在八廊街一时兴起,买了一块地毯(20.8 公斤). 在拉萨机场因为身上人民币不够付超重费用,只好给导演洛桑打了求救电话。马上拉萨旅行社张燕醇 女士就给我回了电话,让我放心登机。 第二天李林波经理去拉萨机场把地毯取了回来,直接寄出来啦.

    整个旅程安排紧凑,导游知识丰富,一路关照每一个人。 司机经验了得,曾经把车从泥石流中硬开出来。

    在旅途之后发生的地毯的事儿,拉萨旅行社本可以不管。但他们的工作让我特别满意。

    让我也问自己能为西藏做什么。

    Jack,再次感谢你,也希望你能转达我对李林波经理等人的谢意。

    后会有期

    王洪敏


    July 10, 2016
    Hi Jack

    We have had a fantastic time in Tibet!

    The sights we visited in Lhasa were very impressive. For many years I wanted to see the Potala Palace, and yes it is amazing! We are also glad that we have chosen St.-Regis hotel to stay in hasa because it is very pleasant to know that after each trip there will be an oasis of peace and a good bed for a good night’s sleep. Especially after visiting Namtso lake, it was quite hard during the nightbecause of the high altitude and the cold. But it was worth it!

    We visited a lot of monasteries but it has never bored us:

    - We visited Trurphu Monastery in the snow!

    - In Samye Monastery we were fortunate to be able to experience a special ceremony because of the visit of an important Lama.

    - From the Nunnery in Chimpuk at the base of the hill it was a challenge for us to reach the original meditation cave of Guru Rinpoche. But through the constant encouragement of our lovely guide Dhokar and our responsible driver we achieved!

    - At Kubum Monastery we were able to see a large Thangka of Shakyamuni Buddha hanging on the wall.

    - In Tashilumpo Monastery we were lucky to see the monks making huge amounts of butter and tsampa sculptures for a festival. And last but not least, one of the highlights was the visit to Mt; Everest Base Camp and to glance at the very rooftop of the world!

    On the way back to Lhasa our driver stopped in a village because he heard something about a horse race, and yes after some hours we were rewarded, 20 farmers in colourful traditional costumes arrived on horseback and showed their special riding skills. This was an unexpected surprise which resulted in some beautiful pictures!

    So we want to thank you all, and specially our guide Dhokar an driver, for the good care and the lovely time we spent together.

    Thanks and best regards,

    Petra & Kurt


    July 7, 2016
    Hi Jack,

    This is what has been submitted on Trip Advisor:

    Heading:

    Perfect planning, immaculate delivery, and great advisory - that is China Discovery and Tibet discovery for you

    Main Body:

    We used Chengdu Bamboo Travels for 3 separate sections during May 2016 - China Discovery for in and around Chengdu, Xian and Beijing over 8 days, Tibet Discovery for Tibet over 5 days, and again China Discovery for the Silk Road trail over Western China for 6 days....and the planning for this trip commenced as far back as August 2015.

    I am absolutely sure that Jack Li, the agent who interacted with me in the planning stage and thereafter in the execution stage, deserves an A+++...thanks Jack for making this a truly memorable trip. I truly appreciate your patience, diligence, promptness, and knowledge while preparing the itinerary.Most appreciated was the inputs for refining the trip and the patience for revising the itinerary a zillion times.

    We are especially thankful for the choice of guides at all locations: Penny at Chengdu, Zhayang in Tibet, Timo at Xian,Jackie at Dunhuang were all superb.They were all ranging from between A+ to A+++.The only place where the guide was not up to the mark was in Turpan but where the driver more than made up for him....all of them figured out our likes and dislikes quickly and therefore delivered a huge value add to the trip.

    The vehicles used were generally good at all places excepting for the first 2 days at Lhasa ( and where on being pointed out the replacement vehicle was great) - however, a slightly better quality of vehicles would have made it even better.

    On the price front they were not the cheapest but certainly way below the quotes sent by some other competing better known names and who could not have probably delivered any higher value than China/Tibet Discovery - hence a huge value for money too!

    All in all a tour agency that deserves a huge applause and highly recommended over China and Tibet....will use you again someday for sure.

    Please feel free to use this as a testimonial anywhere you so desire....and please convey our sincere thanks to all the guides and drivers.

    Warm regards,

    Ravi


    June 9, 2016
    Hi Jack,

    Thanks for your message.

    We really enjoyed the trip. Lahsa in particular was amazing! I think 4 nights-5days is the ideal time to spend there.

    All the guides were really helpful as well, especially Henry and Choedack who we spent more time with. The drivers were also nice but we would have preferred a more poweful car at times. In Lhasa at times the car would really struggle to go up the mountain.

    Overall, we are very pleased with the tour and i am happy to recommend it to other people.

    Thanks

    Nick


    May 22, 2016
    Hey Jack

    Everything was really good!

    The train ride was smooth, comfortable and very scenic.

    The tour guide was really cool and funny and he really mad us feel welcome! His English was very good and he even took us out for a drink in a local club even though he didn't have to, very good customer service!

    We loved every minute of Tibet the scenery, temples, palaces, monastery's and mountains all worth the money top class we will never forget.

    Thanks jack

    Marcus Solieri

    The following picture were shared by Daniela & Wiebe.

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    tibet


    May 17, 2016
    Hi Jack,

    I just got back from my trip.Everything was good.The driver and the guide  were excellent.Thankyou for all your help.

    Kamy


    November 18, 2015
    Feedback to Tibet Discovery
    I would like to inform you that Tibet Discovery provided me with excellent travel service for my trip through China and Tibet last month.  Your company services were extraordinary, helpful, and invaluable.  It made my vacation enjoyable, especially in Chengdu, Leshan, and Lhasa.  In Chengdu, Jack Li, my travel advisor,  was able to meet me at the train station, upon a few hours' notice, in order to find a temporary storage place for my luggage while I traveled to nearby Leshan for a few hours to see the Giant Buddha statue.  Jack was considerate enough to help me buy my bus ticket to Leshan and then write driving instructions in Chinese for any taxi drivers I would need on my trip.  He even called me to make sure I returned in time to get my train from Chengdu to Lhasa.  

    In Lhasa, my guide Lakhdon  provided me with fantastic service.  She met me at the train station, then showed me around Lhasa, provided useful historical and cultural information and advice, and she even dropped me off at the airport upon my departure.  She was able to get me through the airline check in and luggage lines very quickly.  Like Jack's, her service was above and beyond the call of duty.  I never use travel agencies, because I normally do my own planning, but Tibet Discovery proved to be a necessary, useful, and invaluable resource for my trip through China.  Jack and Lakhdon deserve the highest praise.  Your people made my travel experience easy, extraordinary, and wonderful.  I will recommend your service to all who plan to travel in China.  Thank you for your excellent service.

    Regards,

    Gerald Edwards





    November 12, 2014
    Dear Jack
    Thank you for the excellent service that you provided to me for my trip through China and Tibet.  Your services were extraordinary, helpful, and invaluable.  It made my vacation enjoyable, especially in Leshan and Lhasa.  My guide in Lhasa, Lakhdon, was great also.  She met me at the train station, then showed me around Lhasa, provided useful historical and cultural information and advice, and she dropped me off at the airport upon my departure.  You and your company provide excellent service.  If possible, please provide me with the email address of your manager, so that I can send them a proper recommendation of your service.

    Regards,

    Gerald Edwards

    November 6, 2014

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