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Leh City

Leh: A complete guide to the heart of Ladakh

An old Tibetan saying translates to, “The highest art is the art of living an ordinary life in an extraordinary manner”. In our seemingly ordinary lives, it is up to us to make those extraordinary choices that breathe life into our existence. So, let’s make

Khardungla pass

Khardung La: Important facts and Detailed Guide

Khardung La, one of the mightiest passes in the world, stands tall like an uncrowned king in the rugged and rustic terrain of Ladakh. It sits as a big item in the checklist of every Ladakh traveler.  In fact, it is the second most visited

Single use plastic

Single use plastic bottle – Why I stopped buying it?

What is single use plastic? Single use plastic is meant for one-time use i.e. use and throw. For example, water bottles, straws, plastic cups,  milk packets, biscuit wrappers, and many other food wrappers, etc. Single use plastic bottle – how many of you still buy

Nubra Valley

Nubra Valley: the rustic paradise of Ladakh

Nubra Valley is the home to beautiful landscapes, postcard-villages, and a part of the ancient silk route. It sits on the bucket list of every traveler who has ever dreamed of visiting Ladakh. When you actually visit Nubra Valley, you realize that it’s a lot


Turtuk: the village divided by the borders

Introduction to Turtuk Where is Turtuk? Turtuk is located in the Nubra Valley of Ladakh which is one of the most rustic & beautiful regions of our country. It’s a border village and quite close to the line of control between India and Pakistan. It

Chota Ladakh

Chota Ladakh: Worth visiting or not?

“Chota Ladakh,” said the caption of a Facebook post boasting some stunning photos. Believing it to be some spelling error, I ignored it and continued scrolling through my news feed. A few days later, I desperately wanted to get out of Bangalore for a day
Girls in himalayan village with Chandni from Transforming Travels

Responsible Tourism – Practices for traveling responsibly

What is Responsible Traveling? As the name suggests, responsible traveling or responsible tourism means that the travelers and destination makers are responsible towards their way of traveling/operating so that only good can be left through tourism. In last few decades, tourism has overloaded the destinations