As one of the less visited states of India (if we don’t count Mumbai for a second) Maharashtra does not have many options for group tours or organised trips. It especially does not have many options for responsible tourism. Until now.
Saddled between the Ladakhi and Karakoram mountain ranges, Shyok valley and Shyok River Lodge sit on an ancient caravan routes connected to the Silk Road
The road from Leh to Nubra Valley is around 115km and usually takes about 5-6 hours from Leh. The route takes you over the spectacular Khardung La Pass – along the highest motor able road in the world – and up to heights of
I’m not an experienced trekker. In fact, I’m the kind of walker who likes a short stroll around the countryside on a Sunday afternoon followed by a longer visit to the pub. But on occasion, I have been persuaded to venture out for a little longer – all in the name of a good view.
For me there’s something inescapably romantic about the names of the train routes in India.
Regardless of the reality of a long journey, it’s far more tempting to get swept away by names like the “Island Express”, the