Explore India: Mountains & Culture of Ladakh

Highlights

This eight-night journey takes you into the rugged and dramatic mountains of Ladakh, the “Mountain Desert” of India. Merge outdoor adventure with cultural immersion, visiting the monasteries and villages shaped by this stark landscape. Learn about the local traditions of Hemis, Thiksay, Shey, Alchi and Lamayuru which have been built into Ladakh’s steep hillsides. Visit monastic complexes famed for ancients frescoes and architecture, and see what school is like for local children.

Your cultural activities and sightseeing will be mixed in with hiking and active excursions. Soak in views of the surrounding valleys and mountains as you trek through the Indian wilderness to remote villages. Spend time exploring startling white dunes, high-altitude lakes, and raft down the Zanskar River for an unforgettable adventure. Over the course of eight nights, see a side of this colorful country few experience - beyond the well-worn tourist paths of Delhi and into the dramatic heart of India's north.

Summary

  • 1 Night – Leh

  • 1 Night – Hemisshukpachen

  • 1 Night – Temisgam

  • 1 Night – Leh

  • 1 Night – Nubra Valley

  • 1 Night – Pangong Lake

  • 2 Nights – Leh

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