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Peaks and Lamas

Camp in style and travel through an expanse of dramatic high-Himalayan landscape, reliving the tales and spirituality of authentic Tibetan culture

For adventurers seeking an inward-looking journey in an awe-inspiring landscape

Apr. - May, Sept. - Oct.
7 days
On request
Peaks and Lamas
Peaks and Lamas

Why our trip is different:

  • Learn to live in the moment and receive a blessing from a spiritual master
  • Visit an ancient nunnery in the mountains and learn about Buddhist philosophy from local nuns
  • Marvel at Buddhist paintings in the interiors of a thousand-year-old stupa no tourists have access to
  • Enjoy a Bactrian camel ride at sunset
  • Learn to cook local food using produce from on-site organic farms
  • Experience the significance of the roof of the world by staying in your own beautiful, colonial-style luxury tent, in between the sky and the earth 
  • Visit an oracle for a ‘Seance Session’ at the temple
  • Private picnic in the stark wilderness
Peaks and Lamas


D1  Arrive Chamba Camp, Thiksey * Relax at luxury encampment

D2  Leh Palace * Sunset over Shanti Stupa* Campfire dinner

D3  Early morning prayers and blessing at Thiksey Monastery * Discover Alchi

D4  Nubra Valley * Cross Khardung La, the world’s highest motorable road * Check in Chamba Camp * Evening camel ride through Hundar Dunes

D5  Picnic lunch in Sumur * Rafting down the Shyok River * Special prayer service at Diskit Monastery

D6  Cooking class at organic farm * Relax in the camp oasis

D7  Mystical Seance experience * Drink tea in a Ladaki home

All sample itineraries are designed to inspire and are customised on consultation.

Be Inspired: Read real stories of amazing travels in this destination

Our favourite places to stay:

Chamba Camp, Thiskey 

Chamba Camp, Diskit

 The Ultimate Travelling Camps are luxury tents set in the dramatic Ladakh landscape.

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