Gallery – Northern India

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

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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
A mosque behind houseboats on Dal Lake, Srinagar
A mosque behind houseboats on Dal Lake, Srinagar
Houseboats on Dal Lake, Srinagar
Houseboats on Dal Lake, Srinagar
Bedroom in a houseboat
Bedroom in a houseboat
Dal Lake, Srinagar
Dal Lake, Srinagar
Dal Lake, Srinagar
Dal Lake, Srinagar
Mughal garden, Srinagar
Mughal garden, Srinagar
Hazratbal Mosque, Srinagar
Hazratbal Mosque, Srinagar
Dal Lake from Hazratbal Mosque, Srinagar
Dal Lake from Hazratbal Mosque, Srinagar
Hazratbal Mosque, Srinagar
Hazratbal Mosque, Srinagar
Hariparbat Fort, Srinagar
Hariparbat Fort, Srinagar
Jama Mosque, Srinagar
Jama Mosque, Srinagar
Jama Mosque, Srinagar
Jama Mosque, Srinagar
Jama Mosque, Srinagar
Jama Mosque, Srinagar
Naqshband Sahib Mosque, Srinagar
Naqshband Sahib Mosque, Srinagar
Khanqah Shah-i-Hamadan Mosque, Srinagar
Khanqah Shah-i-Hamadan Mosque, Srinagar
Dal Lake, Srinagar
Dal Lake, Srinagar
Dal Lake, Srinagar
Dal Lake, Srinagar
Horseback riding in Dodhpathre
Horseback riding in Dodhpathre
Shepherds' huts
Shepherds’ huts
A shepherd and his son
A shepherd and his son
Selling barbequed corn
Selling barbequed corn
Shakaras on Dal Lake, Srinagar
Shakaras on Dal Lake, Srinagar
Kitchen in a shepherd's hut
Kitchen in a shepherd’s hut
Dal Lake, Srinagar
Dal Lake, Srinagar
Dal Lake, Srinagar
Dal Lake, Srinagar
Dal Lake, Srinagar
Dal Lake, Srinagar
Dal Lake, Srinagar
Dal Lake, Srinagar
Dal Lake, Srinagar
Dal Lake, Srinagar
Floating market, Srinagar
Floating market, Srinagar
Floating market, Srinagar
Floating market, Srinagar
Floating market, Srinagar
Floating market, Srinagar
Floating market, Srinagar
Floating market, Srinagar
Floating market, Srinagar
Floating market, Srinagar
Houseboats on Dal Lake, Sinagar
Houseboats on Dal Lake, Sinagar
Houseboats on Dal Lake, Sinagar
Houseboats on Dal Lake, Sinagar