Ladakh: Nature and Festivals- An A&K Hosted Journey (2018)

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20 Jun - 1 Jul 2018
Hosted Small Group Journeys

Journey Highlights

View Luxury Travel Magazine's latest article on Lucy Jones' journey through Ladakh 

This extraordinary adventure into the remote and rugged landscapes of Ladakh will reveal a region shaped by staunch Buddhist traditions and a strategic location at the crossroads of ancient trade routes. With a history and culture more closely related to Tibet than India it is one of the highest continuously inhabited areas in the world with the sacred Indus River its backbone. Expect dramatic landscapes of high altitude desert, vast valleys and fluttering prayer flags, centuries old monasteries and temples plus fine examples of Buddhist art and some of the most gentle and hospitable people on the planet.

Journey Highlights

  • An intimate group size of no more than 16 guests
  • Two days at the colourful Hemis Festival
  • Private lectures on Buddhism, architecture and photography
  • Morning prayer ceremony at Thiksey monastery
  • Khardung La– the highest ‘motorable’ pass in the world
  • Meditation class with an instructor
  • Lamayuru monastery, one of the oldest and most photographed in Ladakh
  • An exclusive Himalayan polo match 
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