Gallery – Northern India

Here are our favourite pictures from northern India including: Kashmir, Ladakh

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Village of Pana with ripe amaranth fields on the terraces
Village of Pana with ripe amaranth fields on the terraces
Our assistant guide and his mom in their home in Pana
Our assistant guide and his mom in their home in Pana
Our assistant guide's mom making lunch in their home in Pana
Our assistant guide’s mom making lunch in their home in Pana
Amaranth fields with the Nanda Devi Range behind
Amaranth fields with the Nanda Devi Range behind
Village of Pana with ripe amaranth crops on the terraces
Village of Pana with ripe amaranth crops on the terraces
Camp 3, above the village of Pana
Camp 3, above the village of Pana
Ripe Amaranth
Ripe Amaranth
Grey Langur Monkeys
Grey Langur Monkeys
Grey Langur Monkeys
Grey Langur Monkeys
Karshu trees
Karshu trees
Village of Jhinjhi and amaranth terraces
Village of Jhinjhi and amaranth terraces
Corn hanging to dry on a home in Jhinjhi
Corn hanging to dry on a home in Jhinjhi
Butterfly, Jhinjhi
Butterfly, Jhinjhi
Waterfall on Kuari Pass Trek
Waterfall on Kuari Pass Trek
View of Nanda Devi Range
View of Nanda Devi Range

View of Nanda Devi Range

Shepherds' summer huts
Shepherds’ summer huts

Shepherds' summer huts

Karshu trees
Karshu trees
Local Ghuni woman carrying dried wood
Local Ghuni woman carrying dried wood
Amaranth terraces with the Nanda Devi Range behind
Amaranth terraces with the Nanda Devi Range behind
Nanda Devi Range seen on the drive to Camp 1
Nanda Devi Range seen on the drive to Camp 1
River valley on the drive to Kuari Pass Trek1
River valley on the drive to Kuari Pass Trek
Looking down from Kuari Pass
Looking down from Kuari Pass
Kuari Pass from below
Kuari Pass from below
A large flock of sheep on the trekking trail
A large flock of sheep on the trekking trail
Baby sheep in a sidesaddle
Baby sheep in a sidesaddle
View of Kuari Pass
View of Kuari Pass
Rugged valley on Kuari Pass Trek
Rugged valley on Kuari Pass Trek
Waterfall on Kuari Pass Trek
Waterfall on Kuari Pass Trek
Waterfall covering the entire cliff on Kuari Pass Trek
Waterfall covering the entire cliff on Kuari Pass Trek
Karshu Trees on the Kuari Pass Trek
Karshu Trees on the Kuari Pass Trek
Karshu trees with the Nanda Devi Range behind
Karshu trees with the Nanda Devi Range behind
Amaranth terraces with the Nanda Devi Range behind
Amaranth terraces with the Nanda Devi Range behind
Tapovan with the Nanda Devi Range behind
Tapovan with the Nanda Devi Range behind
Nanda Devi
Nanda Devi

Nanda Devi

Nanda Devi Range on the Kuari Pass Trek
Nanda Devi Range on the Kuari Pass Trek
Mt. Neelkanth and the Nanda Devi Range on the Kuari Pass Trek
Mt. Neelkanth and the Nanda Devi Range on the Kuari Pass Trek
Nanda Devi and the Kuari Pass Trek
Nanda Devi and the Kuari Pass Trek
Hindu shrine on Kuari Pass with Mt. Neelkanth behind
Hindu shrine on Kuari Pass with Mt. Neelkanth behind
Sunrise over the Nanda Devi Range from Kuari Pass
Sunrise over the Nanda Devi Range from Kuari Pass
Mt. Neelkanth and the Nanda Devi Range from Kuari Pass
Mt. Neelkanth and the Nanda Devi Range from Kuari Pass
Sunrise beside Nanda Devi from Kuari Pass
Sunrise beside Nanda Devi from Kuari Pass
Sunrise rays below beside Nanda Devi from Kuari Pass
Sunrise rays below beside Nanda Devi from Kuari Pass
Mt. Neelkanth and the Nanda Devi Range from Kuari Pass
Mt. Neelkanth and the Nanda Devi Range from Kuari Pass
Alpenglow over the Nanda Devi Range from Kuari Pass
Alpenglow over the Nanda Devi Range from Kuari Pass
Kuari Pass trail with Mt. Neelkanth behind
Kuari Pass trail with Mt. Neelkanth behind
Shepherd with his flock at Kuari Pass
Shepherd with his flock at Kuari Pass

Shepherd with his flock at Kuari Pass

Alpenglow on Mt. Hathi Ghoda from Kuari Pass
Alpenglow on Mt. Hathi Ghoda from Kuari Pass
Sunset Alpenglow on Nanda Devi from Kuari Pass
Sunset Alpenglow on Nanda Devi from Kuari Pass
Sunset from Kuari Pass
Sunset from Kuari Pass

Sunset from Kuari Pass

Hindu shrine on Kuari Pass
Hindu shrine on Kuari Pass
Rocky approach to Kuari Pass
Rocky approach to Kuari Pass
View of Spiti Valley from above Nako
View of Spiti Valley from above Nako
View of Spiti Valley and Nako
View of Spiti Valley and Nako
Nako and Nako Lake, Himachal Pradesh
Nako and Nako Lake, Himachal Pradesh
Nako, Himachal Pradesh
Nako, Himachal Pradesh
Spiti Valley and the town of Tabo
Spiti Valley and the town of Tabo

Spiti Valley and the town of Tabo

Tabo Gompa
Tabo Gompa
Temple caves above Tabo, Himachal Pradesh
Temple caves above Tabo, Himachal Pradesh
Fields around Tabo Gompa, Himachal Pradesh
Fields around Tabo Gompa, Himachal Pradesh
Tabo Gompa
Tabo Gompa
Tabo Gompa
Tabo Gompa
Sunset over Kaza, Himachal Pradesh
Sunset over Kaza, Himachal Pradesh
Spiti Valley and the town of Kaza, Himachal Pradesh
Spiti Valley and the town of Kaza, Himachal Pradesh
Spiti Valley and the town of Kaza, Himachal Pradesh
Spiti Valley and the town of Kaza, Himachal Pradesh
Key Gompa, Himachal Pradesh
Key Gompa, Himachal Pradesh

Key Gompa, Himachal Pradesh

Key Gompa, Himachal Pradesh
Key Gompa, Himachal Pradesh

Key Gompa, Himachal Pradesh

Key Gompa and Key village, Himachal Pradesh
Key Gompa and Key village, Himachal Pradesh
Woman in traditional hat, Kaza, Himachal Pradesh
Woman in traditional hat, Kaza, Himachal Pradesh
Spiti Valley and Kaza, Himachal Pradesh
Spiti Valley and Kaza, Himachal Pradesh
Kaza Gompa, Himachal Pradesh
Kaza Gompa, Himachal Pradesh
Entering Spiti Valley
Entering Spiti Valley
Kunzum La, Himachal Pradesh
Kunzum La, Himachal Pradesh
Mountain road in Himachal Pradesh
Mountain road in Himachal Pradesh
View from Rohtang La, Himachal Pradesh
View from Rohtang La, Himachal Pradesh
View from Rohtang La, Himachal Pradesh
View from Rohtang La, Himachal Pradesh
Dhankar Gompa, Himachal Pradesh
Dhankar Gompa, Himachal Pradesh
Dalai Lama's room, Dhankar Gompa, Himachal Pradesh
Dalai Lama’s room, Dhankar Gompa, Himachal Pradesh
Dhankar village, Himachal Pradesh
Dhankar village, Himachal Pradesh
Dhankar Gompa, Himachal Pradesh
Dhankar Gompa, Himachal Pradesh
Dhankar Gompa, Himachal Pradesh
Dhankar Gompa, Himachal Pradesh
Dhankar Gompa, Himachal Pradesh
Dhankar Gompa, Himachal Pradesh
Dhankar Gompa, Himachal Pradesh
Dhankar Gompa, Himachal Pradesh
Old Town Nako, Himachal Pradesh
Old Town Nako, Himachal Pradesh
Old Town Nako, Himachal Pradesh
Old Town Nako, Himachal Pradesh
Nako villager in a traditional hat
Nako villager in a traditional hat
Old Town Nako, Himachal Pradesh
Old Town Nako, Himachal Pradesh
Old Town Nako, Himachal Pradesh
Old Town Nako, Himachal Pradesh
Old Town Nako, Himachal Pradesh
Old Town Nako, Himachal Pradesh
Nako village women in traditional hats
Nako village women in traditional hats
Old Town Nako, Himachal Pradesh
Old Town Nako, Himachal Pradesh

Old Town Nako, Himachal PradeshOld Town Nako, Himachal Pradesh

Ancient frescoes, Tabo Gompa
Ancient frescoes, Tabo Gompa
Ancient frescoes, Tabo Gompa
Ancient frescoes, Tabo Gompa

Ancient wall frescoes, Tabo Gompa

Ancient fresco, Tabo Gompa
Ancient fresco, Tabo Gompa
Ancient mud Bodhisattva, Tabo Gompa
Ancient mud Bodhisattva, Tabo Gompa
Four faced mud Buddha sculpture, Tabo Gompa
Four faced mud Buddha sculpture, Tabo Gompa
Ancient stone statue, Tabo Gompa
Ancient stone statue, Tabo Gompa
Ancient mud Bodhisattvas, Tabo Gompa
Ancient mud Bodhisattvas, Tabo Gompa
Ancient mud Bodhisattva, Tabo Gompa
Ancient mud Bodhisattva, Tabo Gompa
Ancient mud Bodhisattvas, Tabo Gompa
Ancient mud Bodhisattvas, Tabo Gompa
Farmers in Pin Valley
Farmers in Pin Valley
Farmer with a bale of grass, Pin Valley
Farmer with a bale of grass, Pin Valley
Clouds, Pin Valley
Clouds, Pin Valley
Pin Valley
Pin Valley
Pin Valley
Pin Valley
Mudh village seems to be in the middle of nowhere
Mudh village seems to be in the middle of nowhere
Pin Valley
Pin Valley
A closer look at Mudh village, Pin Valley
A closer look at Mudh village, Pin Valley
Dhankar Gompa
Dhankar, Gompa
Confluence of Spiti and Pin Rivers below Dhankar, Gompa
Confluence of Spiti and Pin Rivers below Dhankar, Gompa
Dhankar Lake
Dhankar Lake
Chorten at Dhankar Lake
Chorten at Dhankar Lake
Confluence of Spiti and Pin Rivers below Dhankar Gompa
Confluence of Spiti and Pin Rivers below Dhankar Gompa
Dhankar Gompa
Dhankar Gompa
Dhankar Gompa
Dhankar Gompa
View of Dhankar Village from the Gompa
View of Dhankar Village from the Gompa
Christ Church, Shimla
Christ Church, Shimla
Indian flag, Shimla
Indian flag, Shimla
Downtown Shimla
Downtown Shimla
Downtown Shimla
Downtown Shimla
Colonial building in ruins, Shimla
Colonial building in ruins, Shimla
Downtown Shimla
Downtown Shimla
Christ Church, Shimla
Christ Church, Shimla
Downtown Shimla
Downtown Shimla
Rewalsar Lake, Himachal Pradesh
Rewalsar Lake, Himachal Pradesh
Buddhist Gompa, Rewalsar Lake, Himachal Pradesh
Buddhist Gompa, Rewalsar Lake, Himachal Pradesh
Buddhist Gompa, Rewalsar Lake, Himachal Pradesh
Buddhist Gompa, Rewalsar Lake, Himachal Pradesh
Guru Rinpoche, Rewalsar Lake
Guru Rinpoche, Rewalsar Lake
Sikh Gurudwara, Rewalsar Lake
Sikh Gurudwara, Rewalsar Lake
Guru Rinpoche above Rewalsar Lake
Guru Rinpoche above Rewalsar Lake
Guru Rinpoche above Rewalsar Lake
Guru Rinpoche above Rewalsar Lake
Guru Rinpoche, Rewalsar Lake
Guru Rinpoche, Rewalsar Lake
Buddhist Temple, Rewalsar Lake
Buddhist Temple, Rewalsar Lake
Guru Rinpoche, Rewalsar
Guru Rinpoche, Rewalsar
Rewalsar Lake
Rewalsar Lake
Hindu Temple, Rewalsar
Hindu Temple, Rewalsar
Hindu Temple, Rewalsar
Hindu Temple, Rewalsar
Rewalsar Lake, Himachal Pradesh
Rewalsar Lake, Himachal Pradesh
Hot springs steam rising beside the Hindu Temple, Manikaran
Hot springs steam rising beside the Hindu Temple, Manikaran
Hot springs steam rising beside the Hindu Temple and Sikh Gurudwara, Manikaran
Hot springs steam rising beside the Hindu Temple and Sikh Gurudwara, Manikaran
Parvati River with a rocky shore, Manikaran
Parvati River with a rocky shore, Manikaran
Downtown Manikaran
Downtown Manikaran
Parvati River, Manikaran
Parvati River, Manikaran
Waterfall view from Malana village
Waterfall view from Malana village
Rock slide covering the road, near Malana, Himachal Pradesh
Rock slide covering the road, near Malana, Himachal Pradesh
Our descent gully from Chanderkhani Pass
Our descent gully from Chanderkhani Pass
Shrine, Malana, Himachal Pradesh
Shrine, Malana, Himachal Pradesh
Shrine, Malana, Himachal Pradesh
Shrine, Malana, Himachal Pradesh
A Sadhu picking marijuana buds near Malana, Himachal Pradesh
A Sadhu picking marijuana buds near Malana, Himachal Pradesh
Typical mountain highway in Himachal Pradesh
Typical mountain highway in Himachal Pradesh
Shopping in Malana, Himachal Pradesh
Shopping in Malana, Himachal Pradesh
Malana village, Himachal Pradesh
Malana village, Himachal Pradesh
Malana village, Himachal Pradesh
Malana village, Himachal Pradesh
View from Malana, Himachal Pradesh
View from Malana, Himachal Pradesh
Malana Village, Himachal Pradesh
Malana Village, Himachal Pradesh
Malana Village, Himachal Pradesh
Malana Village, Himachal Pradesh
Malana Village, Himachal Pradesh
Malana Village, Himachal Pradesh
Jamlu Devta Temple
Jamlu Devta Temple
Car on a pedestrian bridge after the storm damaged the vehicle bridge
Car on a pedestrian bridge after the storm damaged the vehicle bridge
Jamlu Devta Temple
Jamlu Devta Temple
Confluence of Tosh and Parvati Rivers
Confluence of Tosh and Parvati Rivers
Jamlu Devta Temple
Jamlu Devta Temple
Tosh village, Himachal Pradesh
Tosh village, Himachal Pradesh
Malana Village, Himachal Pradesh
Malana Village, Himachal Pradesh
Mountains around Tosh, Himachal Pradesh
Mountains around Tosh, Himachal Pradesh
Malana Village, Himachal Pradesh
Malana Village, Himachal Pradesh
Malana Village, Himachal Pradesh
Malana Village, Himachal Pradesh
Tosh Village, Himachal Pradesh
Tosh Village, Himachal Pradesh
Marijuana plants near Malana, Himachal Pradesh
Marijuana plants near Malana, Himachal Pradesh
Mountain ridge on the Naggar to Malana Trek
Mountain ridge on the Naggar to Malana Trek
Mountains near Tosh, Himachal Pradesh
Mountains near Tosh, Himachal Pradesh
Hindu Temple, Manikaran
Sadhu outside a Hindu Temple, Manikaran
Mountain ridge on the Naggar to Malana Trek
Mountain ridge on the Naggar to Malana Trek
Sikh Gurudwara, Manikaran
Sikh Gurudwara, Manikaran
Mountain ridge on Naggar to Malana Trek
Mountain ridge on Naggar to Malana Trek
Eerie shrine on Naggar to Malana Trek
Eerie shrine on Naggar to Malana Trek
Eerie shrine on Naggar to Malana Trek
Eerie shrine on Naggar to Malana Trek
Mountain Ridge on the Naggar to Malana Trek
Mountain Ridge on the Naggar to Malana Trek
Rugged gully on the Naggar to Malana Trek
Rugged gully on the Naggar to Malana Trek
Rugged gully on the Naggar to Malana Trek
Rugged gully on the Naggar to Malana Trek
Mountain ridge on the Naggar to Malana Trek
Mountain ridge on the Naggar to Malana Trek
Mountain ridge on the Naggar to Malana Trek
Mountain ridge on the Naggar to Malana Trek
Mountain gully on the Naggar to Malana Trek
Mountain gully on the Naggar to Malana Trek
Mountain ridge on the Naggar to Malana Trek
Mountain ridge on the Naggar to Malana Trek
View above Rumsu, Himachal Pradesh
View above Rumsu, Himachal Pradesh
Kullu Valley as seen from Rumsu, Himachal Pradesh
Kullu Valley as seen from Rumsu, Himachal Pradesh
Kullu Valley as seen from Rumsu, Himachal Pradesh
Kullu Valley as seen from Rumsu, Himachal Pradesh
Rumsu Village, Himachal Pradesh
Rumsu Village, Himachal Pradesh
Hindu Temple, Naggar, Himachal Pradesh
Hindu Temple, Naggar, Himachal Pradesh
Naggar Castle, Himachal Pradesh
Naggar Castle, Himachal Pradesh
Grey Langur Monkey, Shimla
Grey Langur Monkey, Shimla
Shima, Himachal Pradesh
Shima, Himachal Pradesh
Viceregal Lodge, Shimla
Viceregal Lodge, Shimla
Grey Langur Monkey, Shimla
Grey Langur Monkey, Shimla
Grey Langur Monkey, Shimla
Grey Langur Monkey, Shimla
Shimla, Himachal Pradesh
Shimla, Himachal Pradesh
Downtown Shimla, Himachal Pradesh
Downtown Shimla, Himachal Pradesh
City on the other side of the ridge from Shimla
City on the other side of the ridge from Shimla
Shimla police
Shimla police
Hanuman statue, Shimla
Hanuman statue, Shimla
Rhesus Monkey, Shimla
Rhesus Monkey, Shimla
Hanuman Statue, Shimla
Hanuman Statue, Shimla
Rothney Castle, Shimla
Rothney Castle, Shimla
Mountains around Tosh, Himachal Prades
Mountains around Tosh, Himachal Prades
Manu Maharishi temple, Manali
Manu Maharishi temple, Manali
Hampta Pass Trek, Himachal Pradesh
Hampta Pass Trek, Himachal Pradesh
Hampta Pass Trek, Himachal Pradesh
Hampta Pass Trek, Himachal Pradesh
Hampta Pass Trek, Himachal Pradesh
Hampta Pass Trek, Himachal Pradesh
White-capped Water-Redstart
White-capped Water-Redstart
Lunch stop on Day 1
Lunch stop on Day 1
Hampta Pass Trek, Himachal Pradesh
Hampta Pass Trek, Himachal Pradesh
Hampta Pass Trek, Himachal Pradesh
Hampta Pass Trek, Himachal Pradesh
Hampta Pass Trek, Himachal Pradesh
Hampta Pass Trek, Himachal Pradesh
Crossing under a waterfall, Hampta Pass Trek
Crossing under a waterfall, Hampta Pass Trek
Hampta Pass Trek, Himachal Pradesh
Hampta Pass Trek, Himachal Pradesh
Hampta Pass Trek, Himachal Pradesh
Hampta Pass Trek, Himachal Pradesh
Drying off after fording the cold stream
Drying off after fording the cold stream
Hampta Pass Trek, Himachal Pradesh
Hampta Pass Trek, Himachal Pradesh
Waterfalls on the Hampta Pass Trek, Himachal Pradesh
Waterfalls on the Hampta Pass Trek, Himachal Pradesh
Hampta Pass Trek, Himachal Pradesh
Hampta Pass Trek, Himachal Pradesh
Fresh snow in the morning, Hampta Pass Trek
Fresh snow in the morning, Hampta Pass Trek
Early morning at the 2nd campsite, Hampta Pass Trek, Himachal Pradesh
Early morning at the 2nd campsite, Hampta Pass Trek, Himachal Pradesh
Hampta Pass Trek, Himachal Pradesh
Hampta Pass Trek, Himachal Pradesh
Indrasan Glacier, Hampta Pass Trek
Indrasan Glacier, Hampta Pass Trek
Hampta Pass Trek, Himachal Pradesh
Hampta Pass Trek, Himachal Pradesh
Hampta Pass Trek, Himachal Pradesh
Hampta Pass Trek, Himachal Pradesh
2nd campsite, Hampta Pass Trek, Himachal Pradesh
2nd campsite, Hampta Pass Trek, Himachal Pradesh
Storm clouds coming in on the Hampta Pass Trek
Storm clouds coming in on the Hampta Pass Trek
Beautiful morning at Camp 3, Hampta Pass Trek
Beautiful morning at Camp 3, Hampta Pass Trek
Beautiful morning at Camp 3, Hampta Pass Trek
Beautiful morning at Camp 3, Hampta Pass Trek
Hampta Pass Trek, Himachal Pradesh
Hampta Pass Trek, Himachal Pradesh
Camp 3, Hampta Pass Trek
Camp 3, Hampta Pass Trek
Hampta Pass Trek, Himachal Pradesh
Hampta Pass Trek, Himachal Pradesh
Indrasan Peak, Hampta Pass Trek
Indrasan Peak, Hampta Pass Trek
Interesting cloud formations, Hampta Pass Trek
Interesting cloud formations, Hampta Pass Trek
Interesting cloud formations, Hampta Pass Trek
Interesting cloud formations, Hampta Pass Trek
Interesting cloud formations, Hampta Pass Trek
Interesting cloud formations, Hampta Pass Trek
Seven sisters, Hampta Pass Trek
Seven sisters, Hampta Pass Trek
Hampta Pass Trek Himachal Pradesh
Hampta Pass Trek Himachal Pradesh
Hampta Pass Trek Himachal Pradesh
Hampta Pass Trek Himachal Pradesh
Old homes, Old Manali, Himachal Pradesh
Old homes, Old Manali, Himachal Pradesh
Hindu shrine, Manali, Himachal Pradesh
Hindu shrine, Manali, Himachal Pradesh
Jogini Waterfall, Vashisht, Himachal Pradesh
Jogini Waterfall, Vashisht, Himachal Pradesh
Butterfly, Vashisht
Butterfly, Vashisht
Butterfly, Vashisht
Butterfly, Vashisht
Old house in Vashisht, Himachal Pradesh
Old house in Vashisht, Himachal Pradesh
Hindu Temple, Vashisht, Himachal Pradesh
Hindu Temple, Vashisht, Himachal Pradesh
Old Manali, Himachal Pradesh
Old Manali, Himachal Pradesh
Mountain view from Old Manali
Mountain view from Old Manali
Old house in Old Manali
Old house in Old Manali
Forest park between Old and New Manali
Forest park between Old and New Manali
Mosque in the Zanskar region
Mosque in the Zanskar region
Nun Kun Massif
Nun Kun Massif
Drang-Drung-Glacier
Drang-Drung-Glacier
Karsha Gompa
Karsha Gompa
Karsha Gompa
Karsha Gompa
Karsha Gompa
Karsha Gompa
Homes in Karsha
Homes in Karsha
View of Padum from Karsha Gompa
View of Padum from Karsha Gompa
A lama at Karsha Gompa
A lama at Karsha Gompa
Chortens in Cha
Chortens in Cha
Homes in Cha
Homes in Cha
Village of Purney on the trek to Phuktal Gompa
Village of Purney on the trek to Phuktal Gompa
Trek to Phuktal Gompa
Trek to Phuktal Gompa
Chortens with Phuktal Gompa behind
Chortens with Phuktal Gompa behind
A novice monk on his way to Phuktal Gompa
A novice monk on his way to Phuktal Gompa
Temple in Phuktal Gompa
Temple in Phuktal Gompa
Lamas on the roof of Phuktal Gompa
Lamas on the roof of Phuktal Gompa
Novice monks at Phuktal Gompa
Novice monks at Phuktal Gompa
Dark clouds above Phuktal Gompa
Dark clouds above Phuktal Gompa
Chortens in front of Phuktal Gompa
Chortens in front of Phuktal Gompa
A chorten in front of Phuktal Gompa
A chorten in front of Phuktal Gompa
Phuktal Gompa and an old chorten from village
Phuktal Gompa and an old chorten from village
Phuktal Gompa from Yugar village
Phuktal Gompa from Yugar village
Yugar village across from Phuktal Gompa
Yugar village across from Phuktal Gompa
Confluence of the blue Tsarap and brown Kargiakh Rivers
Confluence of the blue Tsarap and brown Kargiakh Rivers
Rickety twig woven bridge
Rickety twig woven bridge
Porter crossing a twig woven bridge
Porter crossing a twig woven bridge
Buddhist rock sculpture, Padum
Buddhist rock sculpture, Padum
Drive from Kargil to Padum
Drive from Kargil to Padum
A lama at Phuktal Gompa
A lama at Phuktal Gompa
Lamayuru Gompa
Lamayuru Gompa
Markha River near the confluence with Zanskar River
Markha River near the confluence with Zanskar River
Home with apricot trees in Chiling, Ladakh
Home with apricot trees in Chiling, Ladakh
Chiling, Ladakh
Chiling, Ladakh
Looking over the rooftops in Chiling, Ladakh
Looking over the rooftops in Chiling, Ladakh
Chiling, Ladakh
Chiling, Ladakh
Home in Chiling with apricot trees
Home in Chiling with apricot trees
Homestay in Chiling with metal pots/bowls on display
Homestay in Chiling with metal pots/bowls on display
Zanskar Range from the Hidden Valleys Trek
Zanskar Range from the Hidden Valleys Trek
Zanskar Range from the Hidden Valleys Trek
Zanskar Range from the Hidden Valleys Trek
Rugged towers of the Zanskar Range
Rugged towers of the Zanskar Range
Zanskar Range from the Hidden Valleys Trek
Zanskar Range from the Hidden Valleys Trek
Colourful ridge before Dung Dung La
Colourful ridge before Dung Dung La
View from below Dung Dung La
View from below Dung Dung La
Red mountains below Dung Dung La
Red mountains below Dung Dung La
Views from below Dung Dung La
Views from below Dung Dung La
Newly formed waterfall in Sumdo Chinmu
Newly formed waterfall in Sumdo Chinmu
Clouds in the Sumdan Chu Valley
Clouds in the Sumdan Chu Valley
Clouds in the Sumdan Chu Valley
Clouds in the Sumdan Chu Valley
Cloud formations over the Zanskar Range
Cloud formations over the Zanskar Range
Hinju, Hidden Valleys Trek
Hinju, Hidden Valleys Trek
Hinju, Hidden Valleys Trek
Hinju, Hidden Valleys Trek
Hinju Valley, Hidden Valleys Trek
Hinju Valley, Hidden Valleys Trek
Hinju Valley, Hidden Valleys Trek
Hinju Valley, Hidden Valleys Trek
Colourful man stones
Colourful man stones
Whitewater rafting on the Zanskar River
Whitewater rafting on the Zanskar River
Whitewater rafting on the Zanskar River
Whitewater rafting on the Zanskar River
Whitewater rafting on the Zanskar River
Whitewater rafting on the Zanskar River
Old buildings in Basgo, Ladakh
Old buildings in Basgo, Ladakh
Old homes in Basgo, Ladakh
Old homes in Basgo, Ladakh
Basgo Gompa and Palace ruins
Basgo Gompa and Palace ruins
Basgo Gompa and Palace ruins
Basgo Gompa and Palace ruins
Basgo Gompa and Palace ruins
Basgo Gompa and Palace ruins
Basgo Gompa and Palace ruins
Basgo Gompa and Palace ruins
Likir Gompa
Likir Gompa
Likir Gompa with an old chorten in front
Likir Gompa with an old chorten in front
View from Likir Gompa
View from Likir Gompa
Likir Gompa
Likir Gompa
11th century wooden statue of Future Buddha, Alchi
11th century wooden statue of Future Buddha, Alchi
Sumrtsek Temple, Alchi
Sumrtsek Temple, Alchi
Lamayuru Gompa
Lamayuru Gompa
Chortens at Lamayuru Gompa
Chortens at Lamayuru Gompa
Old homes in Lamayuru
Old homes in Lamayuru
Lamayuru Gompa with chortens in front
Lamayuru Gompa with chortens in front
Colourful chortens in Lamayuru
Colourful chortens in Lamayuru
Lamayuru Gompa
Lamayuru Gompa
Lamayuru Gompa
Lamayuru Gompa
Lamayuru Gompa on a hill above the valley
Lamayuru Gompa on a hill above the valley
View from Prinkti La
View from Prinkti La
Narrow gorge on the way to Prinkti La
Narrow gorge on the way to Prinkti La
Chortens and mani wall on the Hidden Valleys Trek
Chortens and mani wall on the Hidden Valleys Trek
Wanla Gompa
Wanla Gompa
Shilakong Valley
Shilakong Valley
Wanla Gompa
Wanla Gompa
Hinju Valley, Hidden Valleys Trek
Hinju Valley, Hidden Valleys Trek
Colourful man stones
Colourful man stones
Hinju Valley, Hidden Valleys Trek
Hinju Valley, Hidden Valleys Trek
Hinju Valley, Hidden Valleys Trek
Hinju Valley, Hidden Valleys Trek
Hinju, Hidden Valleys Trek
Hinju, Hidden Valleys Trek
Hinju, Hidden Valleys Trek
Hinju, Hidden Valleys Trek
Cloud formations over the Zanskar Range
Cloud formations over the Zanskar Range
Clouds in the Sumdan Chu Valley
Clouds in the Sumdan Chu Valley
Clouds in the Sumdan Chu Valley
Clouds in the Sumdan Chu Valley
Newly formed waterfall in Sumdo Chinmu
Newly formed waterfall in Sumdo Chinmu
Views from below Dung Dung La
Views from below Dung Dung La
Red mountains below Dung Dung La
Red mountains below Dung Dung La
View from below Dung Dung La
View from below Dung Dung La
Colourful ridge before Dung Dung La
Colourful ridge before Dung Dung La
Zanskar Range from the Hidden Valleys Trek
Zanskar Range from the Hidden Valleys Trek
Rugged towers of the Zanskar Range
Rugged towers of the Zanskar Range
Zanskar Range from the Hidden Valleys Trek
Zanskar Range from the Hidden Valleys Trek
Zanskar Range from the Hidden Valleys Trek
Zanskar Range from the Hidden Valleys Trek
Homestay in Chiling with metal pots/bowls on display
Homestay in Chiling with metal pots/bowls on display
Home in Chiling with apricot trees
Home in Chiling with apricot trees
Chiling, Ladakh
Chiling, Ladakh
Looking over the rooftops in Chiling, Ladakh
Looking over the rooftops in Chiling, Ladakh
Chiling, Ladakh
Chiling, Ladakh
Home with apricot trees in Chiling, Ladakh
Home with apricot trees in Chiling, Ladakh
Zanskar River Valley
Zanskar River Valley
Lamayuru Gompa
Lamayuru Gompa
A lama at Phuktal Gompa
A lama at Phuktal Gompa
Drive from Kargil to Padum
Drive from Kargil to Padum
Buddhist rock sculpture, Padum
Buddhist rock sculpture, Padum
Porter crossing a twig woven bridge
Porter crossing a twig woven bridge
Rickety twig woven bridge
Rickety twig woven bridge
Confluence of the blue Tsarap and brown Kargiakh Rivers
Confluence of the blue Tsarap and brown Kargiakh Rivers
Yugar village across from Phuktal Gompa
Yugar village across from Phuktal Gompa
Phuktal Gompa from Yugar village
Phuktal Gompa from Yugar village
Phuktal Gompa and an old chorten from village
Phuktal Gompa and an old chorten from village
A chorten in front of Phuktal Gompa
A chorten in front of Phuktal Gompa
Chortens in front of Phuktal Gompa
Chortens in front of Phuktal Gompa
Dark clouds above Phuktal Gompa
Dark clouds above Phuktal Gompa
Novice monks at Phuktal Gompa
Novice monks at Phuktal Gompa
Lamas on the roof of Phuktal Gompa
Lamas on the roof of Phuktal Gompa
Temple in Phuktal Gompa
Temple in Phuktal Gompa
A novice monk on his way to Phuktal Gompa
A novice monk on his way to Phuktal Gompa
Chortens with Phuktal Gompa behind
Chortens with Phuktal Gompa behind
Trek to Phuktal Gompa
Trek to Phuktal Gompa
Village of Purney on the trek to Phuktal Gompa
Village of Purney on the trek to Phuktal Gompa
Homes in Cha
Homes in Cha
Chortens in Cha
Chortens in Cha
A lama at Karsha Gompa
A lama at Karsha Gompa
View of Padum from Karsha Gompa
View of Padum from Karsha Gompa
Homes in Karsha
Homes in Karsha
Karsha Gompa
Karsha Gompa
Karsha Gompa
Karsha Gompa
Karsha Gompa
Karsha Gompa
Drang-Drung-Glacier
Drang-Drung-Glacier
Nun Kun Massif
Nun Kun Massif
Mosque in the Zanskar region
Mosque in the Zanskar region
Laundry day in Turtuk
Laundry day in Turtuk
Village of Khardong, Nubra Valley
Village of Khardong, Nubra Valley
Barley fields in Turtuk
Barley fields in Turtuk
Chortens in Diskit with Gompa in the background
Chortens in Diskit with Gompa in the background
Dehusking barley, Turtuk
Dehusking barley, Turtuk
Karakoram Range seen from Khardung La
Karakoram Range seen from Khardung La
Nubra Valley
Nubra Valley
Diskit Gompa set between two cliffs
Diskit Gompa set between two cliffs
Upper Turtuk village
Upper Turtuk village
View from Diskit Gompa
View from Diskit Gompa
Turtuk villager carrying a load of barley
Turtuk villager carrying a load of barley
Thekchhok Gompa
Thekchhok Gompa
Thekchhok Gompa
Thekchhok Gompa
Old prayer wheels in Thekchhok Gompa
Old prayer wheels in Thekchhok Gompa
View of barley fields from Thekchhok Gompa
View of barley fields from Thekchhok Gompa
Tiksey Gompa
Tiksey Gompa
Tiksey Gompa
Tiksey Gompa
Shey Palace with fortress ruins behind
Shey Palace with fortress ruins behind
Dozens of chortens below Shey Palace
Dozens of chortens below Shey Palace
Colourful courtyard in Tiksey Gompa
Colourful courtyard in Tiksey Gompa
Tiksey Gompa
Tiksey Gompa
View from Shey fortress ruin
View from Shey fortress ruin
Stok Gompa with Stock Kangri Peak above
Stok Gompa with Stock Kangri Peak above
Stakna Gompa
Stakna Gompa
Temple in Thiksey Gompa
Temple in Thiksey Gompa
Thekchhok Gompa, Chemrey
Thekchhok Gompa, Chemrey
Thekchhok Gompa, Chemrey
Thekchhok Gompa, Chemrey
Buddha statue in Shey Palace
Buddha statue in Shey Palace
Shey fortress ruins
Shey fortress ruins
Stok Palace
Stok Palace
Statue of Future Buddha, DIskit
Statue of Future Buddha, DIskit
Diskit Gompa
Diskit Gompa
Diskit Gompa
Diskit Gompa
Diskit Gompa
Diskit Gompa
Barley fields above the Shyok River, Turtuk
Barley fields above the Shyok River, Turtuk
Shyok River Valley
Shyok River Valley
Shanti Stupa, Leh
Shanti Stupa, Leh
Tsemo Fort, Leh
Tsemo Fort, Leh
Tsemo Fort, Leh
Tsemo Fort, Leh
Leh Palace
Leh Palace
Gomang Chorten, Leh
Gomang Chorten, Leh
Nezer Latho shrine,Leh
Nezer Latho shrine,Leh
Leh as seen from Tsemo Fort
Leh as seen from Tsemo Fort
Old Town Leh
Old Town Leh
Leh with the palace and fort in the background
Leh with the palace and fort in the background
Musicians for the traditional Ladakhi dancers
Musicians for the traditional Ladakhi dancers
Downtown Leh
Downtown Leh
Traditional Ladakhi dance
Traditional Ladakhi dance
Traditional Ladakhi dance
Traditional Ladakhi dance
Zansskar Range seen from the highway
Zansskar Range seen from the highway
Traditional Ladakhi dance
Traditional Ladakhi dance
Traditional Ladakhi dance
Traditional Ladakhi dance
Leh Palace
Leh Palace
Funeral procession in Leh
Funeral procession in Leh
Spitok Gompa
Spitok Gompa
Indus River Valley
Indus River Valley
Homestay in Jinchen
Homestay in Jinchen
Rumbak village and barley fields
Rumbak village and barley fields
View from below Stok La
View from below Stok La
View from Stok La
View from Stok La
Jinchen River Valley with barley and buckwheat fields
Jinchen River Valley with barley and buckwheat fields
Jinchen River Valley
Jinchen River Valley
Yurtse homestay
Yurtse homestay
View from Ganda La
View from Ganda La
View from Ganda La
View from Ganda La
View from below Ganda La
View from below Ganda La
Parachute tent on Markha Valley Trek
Parachute tent on Markha Valley Trek
Roses in Shingo gorge
Roses in Shingo gorge
Colourful Shingo gorge
Colourful Shingo gorge
Rugged peaks in Shingo gorge
Rugged peaks in Shingo gorge
Narrow Shingo gorge
Narrow Shingo gorge
Chortens in Shingo gorge
Chortens in Shingo gorge
Skiu Gompa
Skiu Gompa
Speaking with local women in Skiu
Speaking with local women in Skiu
Shingo gorge from Skiu
Shingo gorge from Skiu
Chortens and prayer wheel in Skiu
Chortens and prayer wheel in Skiu
Chortens in Skiu
Chortens in Skiu
Chortens in Skiu
Chortens in Skiu
Colourful Markha Valley
Colourful Markha Valley
Colourful Markha Valley
Colourful Markha Valley
Colourful Markha Valley
Colourful Markha Valley
Shingo village
Shingo village
Chortens in the Markha Valley
Chortens in the Markha Valley
Chortens in the Markha Valley
Chortens in the Markha Valley
Chortens and fort above Markha village
Chortens and fort above Markha village
Markha Valley
Markha Valley
Chortens in the Markha Valley
Chortens in the Markha Valley
Markha village with the fort ruin
Markha village with the fort ruin
Markha Gompa
Markha Gompa
Dry gully that had been a raging river
Dry gully that had been a raging river
Rock formations in Markha Valley
Rock formations in Markha Valley
Difficult river crossing
Difficult river crossing
Chortens and rock formations in Markha Valley
Chortens and rock formations in Markha Valley
Tacha Gompa up high on a small cliff
Tacha Gompa up high on a small cliff
Tacha Gompa up high on a small cliff
Tacha Gompa up high on a small cliff
Vegetation in Markha Valley
Vegetation in Markha Valley
Chortens and a fort near the village of Hankar
Chortens and a fort near the village of Hankar
Hankar village with buckwheat and barley fields
Hankar village with buckwheat and barley fields
Small lake on a grassy high plateau
Small lake on a grassy high plateau
On the way to Kongmaru La
On the way to Kongmaru La
Storm coming near Nimaling camp
Storm coming near Nimaling camp
Colourful mountains near Kongmaru La
Colourful mountains near Kongmaru La
Pika on Markha Valley trek
Pika on Markha Valley trek
Snowy peaks near Kongmaru La
Snowy peaks near Kongmaru La
Descending into a colourful valley after Kongmaru La
Descending into a colourful valley after Kongmaru La
Marmot on the Markha Valley trek
Marmot on the Markha Valley trek
Blue sheep on the Markha Valley trek
Blue sheep on the Markha Valley trek
Alpine flower that looks like rhubarb, Markha Valley trek
Alpine flower that looks like rhubarb, Markha Valley trek
Colourful gorge on the Markha Valley trek
Colourful gorge on the Markha Valley trek
Colourful gorge on the Markha Valley trek
Colourful gorge on the Markha Valley trek
Rock-hopping on the Markha Valley trek
Rock-hopping on the Markha Valley trek
Colourful gorge on the Markha Valley trek
Colourful gorge on the Markha Valley trek
Narrow gorge on the Markha Valley trek
Narrow gorge on the Markha Valley trek
Colourful mountains around the village of Chogdo
Colourful mountains around the village of Chogdo
Steep hill with Hemis Gompa on the left, village on the right
Steep hill with Hemis Gompa on the left, village on the right
Monk at Hemis Gompa
Monk at Hemis Gompa
Hemis Gompa
Hemis Gompa
Valley near Sonemarg, Kashmir
Valley near Sonemarg, Kashmir
Hemis Gompa
Hemis Gompa
Campsite near Sonemarg, Kashmir
Campsite near Sonemarg, Kashmir
Valley near Sonemarg, Kashmir
Valley near Sonemarg, Kashmir
Sonemarg, Kashmir
Sonemarg, Kashmir
Shepherds' summer huts
Shepherds’ summer huts
Shepherd's summer hut
Shepherd’s summer hut
Great Lakes Trek, Kashmir
Great Lakes Trek, Kashmir
2nd campsite on the Great Lakes Trek
2nd campsite on the Great Lakes Trek
River fording on the Great Lakes Trek, Kashmir
River fording on the Great Lakes Trek, Kashmir
Alpine flowers, Great Lakes Trek, Kashmir
Alpine flowers, Great Lakes Trek, Kashmir
View from Nichnai Pass, Great Lakes Trek
View from Nichnai Pass, Great Lakes Trek
View from Nichnai Pass, Great Lakes Trek
View from Nichnai Pass, Great Lakes Trek
The mountains near Vishansar Lake
The mountains near Vishansar Lake
Rock-hopping sheep and their shepherd
Rock-hopping sheep and their shepherd
Mountains near Vishansar Lake
Mountains near Vishansar Lake
Few days old lamb
Few days old lamb
View from our campsite near Vishansar Lake
View from our campsite near Vishansar Lake
Vishansar and Krishnasar Lakes from below Gadsar Pass, Great Lakes Trek
Vishansar and Krishnasar Lakes from below Gadsar Pass, Great Lakes Trek
Vishansar Lake, Great Lakes Trek
Vishansar Lake, Great Lakes Trek
Vishansar Lake, Great Lakes Trek
Vishansar Lake, Great Lakes Trek

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Alpine flowers, Great Lakes Trek, Kashmir
Alpine flowers, Great Lakes Trek, Kashmir
Vishansar and Krishnasar Lakes from Gadsar Pass, Great Lakes Trek
Vishansar and Krishnasar Lakes from Gadsar Pass, Great Lakes Trek
Alpine flowers, Great Lakes Trek, Kashmir
Alpine flowers, Great Lakes Trek, Kashmir
Alpine flowers, Great Lakes Trek, Kashmir
Alpine flowers, Great Lakes Trek, Kashmir
Alpine flowers, Great Lakes Trek, Kashmir
Alpine flowers, Great Lakes Trek, Kashmir
One of many Kashmiri goats on the Great Lakes Trek
One of many Kashmiri goats on the Great Lakes Trek
Gadsar Lake, Great Lakes Trek
Gadsar Lake, Great Lakes Trek
Alpine flowers, Great Lakes Trek
Alpine flowers, Great Lakes Trek
Sheep grazing on the Great Lakes Trek
Sheep grazing on the Great Lakes Trek
Pack horses grazing near our tent
Pack horses grazing near our tent
Twin lambs on the Great Lakes Trek
Twin lambs on the Great Lakes Trek
Sunrise on the mountains on the Great Lakes Trek
Sunrise on the mountains on the Great Lakes Trek
Valley near Satsar Lakes, Great Lakes Trek
Valley near Satsar Lakes, Great Lakes Trek
Alpine lake on the Great Lakes Trek
Alpine lake on the Great Lakes Trek
Alpine flowers on the Great Lakes Trek
Alpine flowers on the Great Lakes Trek
Kashmiri shepherd on the Great Lakes Trek
Kashmiri shepherd on the Great Lakes Trek
One of the Satsar Lakes, Great Lakes Trek
One of the Satsar Lakes, Great Lakes Trek
Bizarre cloud formation below Satsar Lake, Great Lakes Trek
Bizarre cloud formation below Satsar Lake, Great Lakes Trek
Bizarre cloud formation below Satsar Lake, Great Lakes Trek
Bizarre cloud formation below Satsar Lake, Great Lakes Trek
A cloudy day on the Great Lakes Trek
A cloudy day on the Great Lakes Trek
Nadhkol Lake, Great Lakes Trek
Nadhkol Lake, Great Lakes Trek
View from Nadhkol Lake, Great Lakes Trek
View from Nadhkol Lake, Great Lakes Trek
Naranag temple ruin
Naranag temple ruin
Carved eaves on houseboats
Carved eaves on houseboats
Shakaras on Dal Lake
Shakaras on Dal Lake
"Queen Sheba" on a shakara
“Queen Sheba” on a shakara
Shops on Dal Lake
Shops on Dal Lake
Dal Lake, Srinagar
Dal Lake, Srinagar
Fishing on Dal Lake
Fishing on Dal Lake
Shops on Dal Lake
Shops on Dal Lake
Boardwalk on Dal Lake
Boardwalk on Dal Lake
Kashmir lady on a dugout boats on Dal Lake
Kashmir lady on a dugout boats on Dal Lake
Locals on dugout boats on Dal Lake
Locals on dugout boats on Dal Lake
Shakaras on Dal Lake
Shakaras on Dal Lake