Ladakh

Adventure Holidays to Ladakh

Hidden away in the north eastern corner of India, Ladakh is a sanctuary of Buddhist calm. Cradled between the two highest mountain ranges in the world, the Himalayas and the Karakorum, Ladakh is so remote that you can take a walking holiday here with almost a total absence of western influences. Ladakh is India’s highest plateau. Literally meaning ‘land of high passes’ it’s made up of desolate empty plains surrounded by jagged mountains and steep passes. We provide expert local guides to help you explore this incredible wilderness. 

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Ladakh Adventure Holidays

Sand dunes near Hundar, Ladakh, India
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Ladakh: Nubra Valley Trek

Off the beaten track trekking in the 'Valley of Flowers', north of Leh 

Guided Group, Tailormade Adventures

Walking & Trekking
16 days Excl. Flights
From 3,365 CAD
Activity Rating - Challenging

Ladakh: The Markha Valley

A classic trek in the Indian Himalaya; fertile valleys, high passes and Ladakhi villages

Guided Group, Tailormade Adventures

Walking & Trekking
14 days Excl. Flights
From 2,845 CAD
Activity Rating - Challenging
4.7 / 5
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Trails of Ladakh

A cultural trek through remote villages and fertile valleys of the spectacular Indian Himalaya

Guided Group, Tailormade Adventures

Walking & Trekking
14 days Excl. Flights
From 2,655 CAD
Activity Rating - Moderate
4.6 / 5
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Ladakh: Stok Kangri Climb

A rarely trodden route through the Indian Himalaya to summit Stok Kangri, a 6000m peak

Guided Group, Tailormade Adventures

Walking & Trekking
15 days Excl. Flights
From 3,155 CAD
Activity Rating - Tough
4.7 / 5
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Trekking and Walking Holidays in Ladakh – Four High-Altitude Highlights

1. Lounge around in Leh: the capital is the base camp for most trekking holidays in Ladakh, and once you’ve got used to the altitude it is a breath of fresh air. A million miles away from the claustrophobic charm of most Indian towns it is a haven for weary travellers. 

2. Visit Hemis Gompa: how could you not want to visit a place known as ‘the Lone Place of the Compassionate Person’? Ladakh’s most picturesque monastery, Hemis Gompa is approached via a spectacular gorge walk.

3. Trek The Markha Valley: regarded by many as the classic Ladakhi trekking holiday, this trail follows the Markha River up into the peaks to the Zanskar mountain range. You start of walking through fields of barley and mustard, deep gorges and remote villages. Jaw dropping scenery unfolds as you hit the rocky slopes. Buddhist prayer flags mark the way towards the jagged horizon peaks. You might glimpse the fleeting purple robes of a Buddhist monk at one of the obscure shrines, or blue sheep and Ibex scrambling over the rocky escarpment.

4. Party like its 1599: ancient culture and Buddhist tradition form an integral part of daily life. The Ladhaki social calendar is full of religious festivals and fairs, featuring masked dancers, yang music and sporting contests. In other more tourist oriented destinations you could be forgiven for thinking some of these are put on purely for the crowds, but here in Ladakh they remain a vital part of the culture. 

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