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Meet Lisa Tully:
Lisa is your gracious tour host – her background is Irish and her travels to India first began when she was 21. Her spiritual journey began over 10 years ago and she is now a practicing Tibetan Buddhist having sought refuge with the Dalai Lama in his hometown of McLeod Ganj, India.
When she is not running tours in India she spends as much time as possible there on personal retreat and attending Buddhist teachings and initiations to further her own personal practice. She is also always on the look out for novel ways to improve the tours.
In addition – she is known to find local projects in need of assistance and fund-raise for them when back in the West. It was one such project that led her to face her biggest fear of heights and skydive out of a moving plane at 10,000ft!! As a result there is now a Tibetan Buddhist temple in a very poor part of Delhi which is clean and safe for the monks living there.
Constantly working to raise awareness about the Chinese occupation of Tibet she also researches and writes about the Tibetan struggle for freedom. It is this work that has inspired her to study Photojournalism so she can be of even more benefit to her displaced friends.
Lisa has a team of local Tibetans, Ladakhis and Indians that assist her on her tours who you will meet in India. They all have varying backgrounds and in the case of the Tibetans have a story to tell about how they escaped to India. By running these tours we are creating local employment for the community, raising awareness and providing you the opportunity to create global friendships. When choosing drivers and hotels we select the best available. Your safety and well being is our number one priority.