Discover the unique culture, wildlife and traditions of the Indian Himalaya in winter. The festivals witnessed on this trip bring hundreds of people together to see the monks perform ritual masked-dances, dressed in brightly patterned brocade robes.
A cultural trek through remote villages and fertile valleys of the spectacular Indian Himalaya. Sandwiched between the western Himalaya, the Karakorum and the Tibetan Plateau, lies the high altitude desert of Ladakh, or 'Little Tibet'.
Ladakh remains one of the best places to experience the unique culture of the High Himalaya. As our trek follows the Markha River, we discover a landscape where lofty peaks of the Stok, Matho and Zanskar Ranges tower above picturesque Ladakhi villages and verdant valleys below.
North of the main ranges of the Indian Himalaya, the remote province of Ladakh is beyond the influence of the monsoon and perfect for trekking during the summer holiday period. This excellent holiday is topped off with a visit to Agra and the magnificent Taj Mahal.
If conquering one Himalayan summit isn't enough of a challenge for you, try three peaks and five high passes!
Northern India is a wonderful destination for adventurers interested in exploring the spirituality of this fascinating region. While exploring the region, well have many opportunities to visit local villages and learn about their way of life and dedication to their religion.
Think of the Himalayas, and you'll inevitably think of Mount Everest. But there's so much more to see in this picturesque country than just the mother of all mountains. Across the mountain ranges in India, there's a whole different world waiting to be explored under your hiking boots.