Ladakh is popularly known as Little Tibet, Ladakh literally means the land of
high passes. One of the driest areas in the Himalayas the
landscape is totally lunar and is dotted with monasteries and
Central Ladakh the heartland of Ladakh, the Indus valley. Leh,
the capital of Ladakh, forms the base of all the travels in the
Zanskar Valley the remotest of the Himalayan valleys, this 300km
valley is locked between the Great Himalayan Range and the
Zanskar Range. Access to the valley can be gained only by
crossing the high passes or walking the frozen river in the
winters. It’s one of the world’s highest inhabited regions.
Rupshu This high altitude plateau is in the south east of Ladakh
and extends into Tibet. The landscape is characterized by vast
plains, rolling mountains and blue brackish lakes.
Nubra lies between the Ladakh range and the Karakorams. Most of
it is inaccessible to the tourists. Sand dunes in the high
valleys and Bactrian camels (double-humped) are the chief
Ripchar Valley Trek
A very interesting trek beginning at Lamayuru and walking up the
less traveled Ripchar valley with its small villages, nomadic
settlements and pastures where we see a wide variety of flowers
from end of July to end of August and birds too.
The classic Ladakh trek, which goes right into the heart of the
Zanskar. This trek takes one into the remote villages and some
out of the world landscape.
This remote trail follows the traditional trade route between
the people of Spiti, Changthang and Tibet. It begins in the high
altitude meadows of Kibber, breeding ground of the famous Spiti
horses and also known to be snow leopard country.
A challenging trek for the enthusiastic walker in one of the
more spectacular areas of Ladakh recently open.
Darcha -Padum (Shingo La) Trek
One of the popular treks leading to the Zanskar valley. The trek
takes one through the many Zanskar villages and various
monasteries therein. A slow ascent up to the pass and then a
steep descent to the Tsarap river brings one right into the
heart of the Zanskar. The trail follows the river most of the
Markha Valley Trek
One of the most popular trek in Ladakh, the proximity to Leh
brings a lot of people in this valley. Beautiful landscape and
good chances to spot some high altitude wildlife.
This tour provides a culturally rich experience through an area
which remains a mystery to most of us.
Stok Kangri (6153 m)
One of the most popular trekking peaks in the Indian Himalayas,
the proximity to Leh brings a lot of people to its summit. Not
so difficult peak to climb, this trip has a short
acclimatization trek built in.