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Kashmir, Ladakh & Zanskar

Margaret Schettler

Kashmir, Ladakh & Zanskar

a travel survival kit

by Margaret Schettler

  • 312 Want to read
  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Lonely Planet in South Yarra, Vic .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementMargaret & Rolf Schettler.
ContributionsSchettler, Rolf.
The Physical Object
Pagination203p. :
Number of Pages203
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21606855M

In , partition left Ladakh a part of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir, to be administered from Srinagar. In , Pakistani raiders invaded Ladakh and occupied Kargil and Zanskar, reaching within 30 km of Leh. Reinforcement troops were sent in by air, and a battalion of Gurkhas made its way slowly to Leh on foot from south. Kargil was. Historically, the region included the Baltistan valleys (now mostly in Pakistani administered part of Kashmir), the entire upper Indus Valley, the remote Zanskar, Lahaul and Spiti to the south, much of Ngari including the Rudok region and Guge in the east, Aksai Chin in the northeast, and the Nubra Valley to the north over Khardong La in the Ladakh l: Leh.

The new crossing of Zanskar offers you a summary of the most beautiful passages of this mythical crossing! This great trek in Zanskar crosses a breathtaking relief made of gorges and high passes, crossing the most beautiful monasteries and villages of one of the most remote areas of the Himalayas, the ancient kingdom of Zanskar. Zanskar Trek with Kashmir & Ladakh. Experience life on a houseboat in Kashmir, explore ancient monasteries in Ladakh, and take an exhilarating trek in Zanskar. This comprehensive journey in the Indian Himalaya encompasses the many highlights of this ancient Buddhist land and promises to deliver an unforgettable experience.

Kashmir Treks is an expedition and adventure travel company. We offer guided and mountain adventures in the Himalayas of Kashmir. We specialize in selected classic treks and climbs, such as the Great Lakes Trek, the Mount Harmukh Climb, Kolahoi Glacier Trek, Stok Kangri Climb and the Zanskar Lamayuru also support TV/ Film shooting, documentaries and are equally happy to design a. Get ready to explore the most enchanting attraction in Ladakh, Zanskar Valley that holds popularity amount the adventure. With the stunning mountain ranges, the dramatic rugged terrains, high passes & the valleys, this is ideally the best place to escape into the scenic & tranquil region of Ladakh.


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Kashmir, Ladakh & Zanskar by Margaret Schettler Download PDF EPUB FB2

Like other Bradt products, this is a solid book - and in fact the only dedicated guidebook to Kashmir. Just under a third of the book is devoted to general information (e.g.

history, politics, and culture), much of which is useful, and the rest to the actual locations/5(5). Encompassing a vast stretch of land from the lush Kashmir Valley to the mountains and epic wilderness of Ladakh, the area now covered by the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir has long astounded visitors with Kashmir beauty.

Marvel at the views from the roof of the world at Khardung La, trek along the frozen Zanskar River, /5(2). Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Start by marking “Kashmir: Jammu, Kashmir Valley, Ladakh, Zanskar (Bradt Travel Guides (Regional Guides))” as Want to 4/5(2).

Encompassing a vast stretch of land from the lush Kashmir Valley to the mountains and epic wilderness of Ladakh, the area now covered by the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir has long astounded visitors with its beauty.

Marvel at the views from the roof of the world at Khardung La, 5/5(1). Get this from a library. Kashmir: Jammu, Kashmir Valley, Ladakh, Zanskar. [Sophie Ibbotson; Max Lovell-Hoare] -- Himalayan Kingdoms, Buddhist palaces, mountain treks and spectacular scenery entwine in newly accessible Kashmir, introduced by Bradt in the first detailed guide to the region.

The stupendous road journeys to Ladakh from Manali and Kashmir, with entire sections on those two regions: The major monasteries or gompas that are the repositories of Ladakh’s religious culture: The amazing regions of Zanskar and Nubra, and the high altitude Pangong and Tso-moriri lakes.

Kashmir, Ladakh and Zanskar: A Travel Survival Kit (Lonely Planet Travel Survival Kit) Paperback – 1 May by4/5(2). Our Great Ladakh, Zanaskar + Kashmir cycling trip passes through remote, sublimely beautiful regions or northern India – the Indus and Sham valleys, Dha Hanu, Buddhist central Zanskar, alpine Kashmir with its green pastures and Gajur nomads – ending this epic cycling trip in the vale of Kashmir.

Welcome to Zanskar. Majestically rugged, the greatest attraction of this mountain-hemmed Ladakhi Buddhist valley is simply getting there, preferably on a trek.

As in Ladakh, the main sights are timeless monasteries, notably at Karsha, Stongdey, Sani and Phuktal, the latter only accessible on foot. Zanskar Valley, nestled in the remote corner of Ladakh is one of the most enchanting places to visit in the Himalayas. It is located on the eastern corner of J&K state and is separated from Ladakh by Zanskar mountain range.

In ancient times, Zanskar & Ladakh together. Book your tickets online for Zanskar Valley, Ladakh: See 88 reviews, articles, and photos of Zanskar Valley, ranked No on Tripadvisor among attractions in Ladakh/5(88).

Nothing can surely match the beauty and splendour of Zanskar Which is the remotest valley of Ladakh. It borders Lahul Himachal Paddar Kishtwar and neighbouring Ladakh/5(88). Buy Kashmir: Jammu, Kashmir Valley, Ladakh, Zanskar (Bradt Travel Guides (Regional Guides)) 1 by Sophie Lovell-Hoare, Max Lovell-Hoare (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(5). The author’s take. Whether you were fortunate enough in times gone by to be a Mughal emperor, a civil servant of the Raj, a hippie on the hippie trail, or are a modern visitor discovering Kashmir, Ladakh, Zanskar and Jammu now for the very first time, you cannot fail to be impressed by this region.

We offer a wide range of services like Tour Packages, Hotel reservations and Transportation for Jammu-Kashmir and Ladakh. With a network of more than + travel experts and advisers who serve across all the popular destinations in Leh, Manali and Srinagar, Inspired Ladakh Journeys provides relax-able & reliable holidays to clients.

Overview: is dedicated to offer guest visiting Ladakh, the best possible price, service and insight of ladakh’s culture culinary and history. Ladakh is a land situated at meters above sea level has a cold desert arid landscape, many travellers described it in various ways “The Moon Land” the last Shangrila and the land of lamas and monasteries.

This book inspired me to visit Ladakh, Kashmir and Manali 3 years ago. Since then, I have visited Ladakh 4 times, Kashmir 4 times and Manali 2 times. Little has changed since this book was written.

A very good book before starting your travel. This book gives a quick course on Tibetan Buddhism. The guidance on the trekking routes is also superb/5(9). Trek through the epic wilderness of the Zanskar Valley, the perfect antidote to the busier routes through the Himalayas elsewhere.

If you want an easy-to-organise trek in the Indian Himalayas, but are frustrated by the overly popular routes in Ladakh, then Zanskar is the perfect antidote. A typical rural scene at Zanskar. WHAT TO SEE. Padum: Once the capital of the ancient kingdom of Zanskar, Padum (m) is the present-day headquarters of the Zanskar region.

The small township clings to a hillock, site of the ruins of the erstwhile palace and fort. Bradt's Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir remains the only standalone guide in English available to this stunning region of mountain wilderness and lush valleys.

Although Ladakh is becoming an ever more popular destination, Zanskar, the Kashmir Valley and Jammu are still off the beaten path and full of wonders waiting to be discovered.

It’s easy to get a quote or book a Tour with Us. Kashmir Travels often has some great deals and you can view these by clicking. HOME PLACES TO SEE Ladakh zanskar ZANASKAR The river extends from Padam to Zangla and runs a long course through many beautiful gorges along the Zanskar mountain ranges and finally joins the Indus.The Spitok Gutor Zanskar Festival is an annual festival that is held for two days at various monasteries all over Ladakh.

This festival marks the victory of good over evil. This festival is specially observed in the monasteries of reformist Geluk- pa order of Tibetan Buddhism in India; some of them being Spituk, Thiksay, and Karsha.Ladakh Tour, Zanskar Tour, Kashmir-Ladakh-Manali Tour.

Zanskar Tour (10N/10D) Trip Details No of days: 10 Highest point: Penzila Meters Grade: Moderate Attraction places: Leh - Alchi - Kargil - Rangdum - Padum - Karsha - Stakrimo - Zungkul - Sani - Stongdey - Bardan - Kargil - Leh Delh.