Explore Ladakh - 12 of the best off-road routes

Ladakh guide book
Edition year: 2021
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This adventure guide is an invitation to explore the wildest corners of the Indian Himalayas by motorbike, 4x4 or bicycle. Ladakh is a region brimming with a thousand years worth of Tibetan Buddhist culture. It is also home to incredible and well-preserved natural landscapes. You will discover another side to India and cross the highest passes in the world, taking you from picturesque valleys to vast plateaux. 

Halfway between a tourist guide and a road-book, "Explore Ladakh" is the ideal tool to embark on a journey off the beaten track! Explore unexplored trails and the region's must-see sites (Lake Pangong and Tso Moriri, the Nubra and Zanskar valleys, etc.).


  • All you need to know before your trip: What time of year to go? How to get a visa for India? How to access restricted areas? What budget should you allow for? What health and safety precautions to take?

  • 30 pages of maps and field data to help you build your itinerary. 12 of the most beautiful routes in the region are plotted on high-resolution satellite images with all the main sites of interest: lakes, glaciers, viewpoints, wild-camping spots, petrol stations, hostels etc.

  • A chapter dedicated to preparing an autonomous trip (camping, water and fuel management, first-aid kit), the choice of vehicle and equipment (motorcycle, 4x4 and bicycle).

  • All the information you need to know about the wildlife, the flora and the culture of Ladakh as well as our advice on how to leave the smallest possible trace behind you, a dictionary and lots of other useful information (emergency numbers, books, films, activities, etc.).

  • More than 100 illustrations and photographs in a compact (453g) and resistant format compatible with adventure travel. The spiral binding allows the book to be opened 360°, which is very practical for motorcyclists and cyclists!


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