Sunday, October 27, 2013

Photos from Ladakh & The Markha Valley Trek

In September 2013, a South Col team trekked the beautiful Markha Valley in perfect weather. These are some of the photographs from the trek
View of the Himalayas from the flight Delhi to Leh

Storm clouds over Leh palace

At Chilling the Zanskar river has to be crossed by a trolley before we can start the walk
The team at the Lake Camp below Nimaling

There are a number of homestays now in the Markha Valley which provide basic rooms and meals for trekkers
Snow pigeons at the village of Hankar
Ponies graze on the upland pastures above Nimaling
The Lake Camp below Nimaling

Evening light over the Ladakh mountains from Lake Camp below Nimaling

For more photographs of Ladakh and Zanskar please do visit my web site http://www.sujoydas.com/Ladakh-and-Zanskar 

11 comments:

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    1. Thanks Sreesha - Ladakh is a breathtaking place!

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  2. The first pic took my breath away .. and it was not coz of lack of oxygen. Amazing photography as usual :)

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    1. The view from the delhi - leh flights is amazing - something well worth the window seat!

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  3. Exotic! The first one is a classic.

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  4. Lovely images. Planning to go to Ladakh next year the moment Manali-Leh road opens

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    1. I guess that will be in June next year Sabyasachi!

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  5. So many wonderful pictures! Loved it.

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  6. thanks for sharing such a wonderfull information for nature lovers...

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