Luxury travel company Abercrombie & Kent has released an extraordinary 12-day adventure into the remote and rugged landscapes of Ladakh escorted by award-winning photographer and author, Palani Mohan.
With a history and culture more closely related to Tibet than India, Ladakh is one of the highest continuously inhabited areas in the world with the sacred Indus River its backbone. Guests on this hosted journey can expect dramatic landscapes of high altitude desert, vast valleys and fluttering prayer flags, centuries old monasteries and temples plus fine examples of Buddhist art and some of the most gentle and hospitable people on the planet.
This exclusive journey includes: specialist lectures on Buddhism and architecture; photographic workshops; two days at the colourful Hemis Festival; a morning prayer ceremony; attendance at an exclusive Himalayan polo match and more. Palani is a regular visitor to the area who will introduce guests to the rich culture, share his experiences and help create magical photographic mementos. Unique accommodation includes the colonial-style tented Champa Camp.
Ladakh: Nature, Festivals and Photography with Palani Mohan
Tour dates: 30 June 11 July 2017
Twin share per person: $9,795
Single supplement: $2,995
Maximum of 16 guests.