Spirit of the Himalayas: Ladakh & Dharamsala

Dharamsala, India
May 23, 2018
16 Days
Overland Adventure
18 Guests
From $9,980
Local Indian Girl

Expedition Highlights

  • Spend four nights at Chamba Camp Thiksey, and enjoy luxurious tents with en suite bathrooms, private decks, and stunning views.
  • Explore Dharamsala; often referred to as “Little Tibet,” this is one of the best places to see Tibetan cultural traditions preserved and practiced, including a visit to the home temple of His Holiness the Dalai Lama.
  • Photograph dramatic scenery throughout your journey—from soaring Himalayan peaks and deep valleys to rolling hills and dense forests.
  • Experience a wealth of Tibetan Buddhist architecture in Ladakh, with the memorable opportunity to meet and talk with monks and students at the Tibetan Buddhist Lamayuru Monastery. 

Expedition Team

Additional Exploration

Srinagar, India
Post-Trip Extension:
Srinagar
June 7June 11, 2018
From $1,980

Known for its gardens, waterfronts, and houseboats, Srinagar is a natural and spiritual paradise. Join this brand-new extension for a chance to explore floating markets, where you will witness hundreds of boats overflowing with fresh produce; visit the fabled Mughal Gardens of Nishat and Shalimar; and venture into the mountains for a ride on the Gulmarg Gondola, the highest cable car in the world. 

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