The first comprehensive guidebook specifically written for the self-guided visitor to Ladakh is the result of months of research on site.
The author has selected 14 exciting itineraries for all skills and preferences, from Srinagar to Shimla up to the base of Siachen glacier, exploring the remotest corners of the Changthang plateau, as well as suggestions of interesting Buddhist monasteries to visit.
The beautifully crafted maps give an up-to-date view on the paved and unpaved roads of Ladakh and Spiti. This includes all of the motorable mountain passes, including the highest pass in the world, Umling La, and are described with thoroughly researched itineraries including road conditions, checkpoints, travel pass requirements, and more.
In addition, this book details even the newest-built roads in Ladakh, such as Ke La and the new route across Shinku La and through Zanskar.
Each step of the 14 itineraries includes the GPS coordinates, with distance and fuel availability, allowing you to plan your trip and avoid painful errors.
- 14 detailed itineraries with GPS coordinates
- 20 specially-designed maps for drivers and riders
- Advice on how to reach Ladakh, with up-to-date road conditions
Updates and companion app are available at www.himalayaoffroad.com.
Download the first itinerary here.