Spectacular landscapes. History, Buddhism and life in the cold desert.
ECO Bactrian camel, Himalayan Ibex, Marmot. Blue sheep, Kiang, Seabuck thorn, Wild rose.
GEO Himalayan and Karakoram ranges, Ladakh range, high altitude lakes, “moon-scape”.
CULTURE Buddhism, Monasteries, The Changpas, Leh bazaar.
HISTORY Rock-carved Buddha rocks, Forts and Palaces, Monasteries, Petroglyphs (pre-history?)
Discover “unknown Himalayas” with Himanshu Joshi. Visit unique Buddha sculpted rocks standing amidst the spectacular Himalayan landscape. Tour several sites of geological and historical landscapes. Experience the cold desert. Sometimes live out in tents.