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Jullay! Welcome to Himalaya Insight – we are a group of adventure tour outfitter who are passionate about the mountains in the Himalaya and trekking. Himalaya Insight is started by Abid, a Ladakhi and an adventure trekker who has been working in the adventure travel industry for more than 14 years. His passion for the mountains and his in-depth understanding of the people, customs and culture will help to provide excellent service in the customising the various types of tours and treks that will suit each individual and group. Together with him, Himalaya Insight also has group of dedicated experience trek guides, cooks, trek helpers, whose commitment is to see the smile of their client at the end of each treks. Our friendly staffs in Delhi Bangkok and Singapore sales office are there to help provide as much travel information, quotation and itinerary, before you embark on the great adventure into the Himalaya.

Sunday, March 7, 2010

CAMPS OF LADAKH HIMALAYA

Ladakh…. The Land of Endless Discovery!

When the rest of India is reeling under extensive heat of summers or heavy rainfall during the monsoon and you have no other place in mind for your holidays, Ladakh is the perfect destination for you.

Located at an average altitude of 11500 ft above sea level, Ladakh is the perfect getaway from the oppressive heat of the plains.

Popularly known as Moon land for its outlandish landscape of vast barren mountains, Ladakh also has the bluest of skies and beautiful lakes that change different colors during the day.

Also known for its unique culture, monasteries & people, Ladakh no doubt is becoming one of the hottest destinations of India.
More infomation.
www.campsofladakh.com
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HIMALAYA HOME STAYs

Homestays offer you a unique opportunity to stay with, and share the culture of Ladakhi people in remote villages, while trekking through rugged habitat of the endangered snow leopard. It allows you to enjoy the rhythm of life in hamlets where farming and livestock herding has been the way of life for centuries. These homestays are offered along trekking routes in Sham, Hemis National Park and Zanskar.

By using for a Himalayan homestay, you help local people generate income from tourism activities in their areas. This additional income helps in many ways; Increase local communities stake in conserving wildlife, Support local conservation actions that protect cultural and natural heritage (10% of the Homestay proceeds go to a village conservation fund supports activities like garbage management, tree plantation, better animal husbandry practices, restoration of cultural features like Mani walls.

Homestay provide you a clean, comfortable room (with candle or solar light), furnished in Ladakhi style, traditional Ladakhi meals, cooked hygienically, using eco friendly methods, boiled spring water to drink, a clean dry compositing toilet and local nature guides in some of the villages.

The three trekking routes are: Sham route takes you along the villages of Tarutse, Yangthang tokpo, Ule, Hemis Shukpachan and Ang.

The route through Hemis National park goes through Rumbak, Urutse, over the Gandala Pass, down to Shingo, Skyu Kaya and across the Zanskar River to Chilling.

The Zanskar route commences after a drive to Padum and takes you through Karsha, Pishu and Pidmo along the Zanskar River.
more information
www.himalayainsight.com
www.mountaintrails.in