Ladakh - Crossroads of High Asia
Group Tour Dates
28 July - 12 August 2012
Why join this tour?
Thriving Buddhist monastic traditions on ancient trade routes
Beautiful high altitude desert with the backdrop of the snow-capped Himalayas
Flourishing Buddhist art in remote village temples
Buddhism was introduced to Ladakh by Emperor Ashoka in the 3rd century BC and religion has long played a pivotal role in local life as attested by the ubiquitous monasteries and colourful festivals for which Ladakh is famous. Tucked away in formidable mountain ranges in a region of extreme harshness and beauty, Ladakh, a land of gompas, journeying traders and entrenched traditions continues to hold enigmatic appeal.
This tour is operated by our sister company The Traveller. For more details on our group tours to India or the day-to-day itinerary, please contact The Traveller on 02072692770 or visit The Traveller website.
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