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Milestone Himalayan Series’ Ladakh: the Essential Guide opens the door to this magical land. Described here in exhaustive detail with colour picture, graphics and maps:

The stupendous road journeys to Ladakh from Manali and Kashmir, with entire sections on those two regions
The major monasteries or gompas that are the repositories of Ladakh’s religious culture
The amazing regions of Zanskar and Nubra, and the high altitude Pangong and Tso-moriri lakes
Plus a detachable booklet detailing the treks in the region and in-depth sections on the people, history and religion of Ladakh. And, of course, plenty of practical advice – on reaching,
staying and travelling in the region: listings of hotels, bus services, flights, taxi fares and much else.
Reproduced here is the guidebook's Contents page.
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The Essential Guide
(includes Kashmir & Manali)
By Partha S Banerjee
First published in 2008
This Fifth Edition printed 2018
Published by Milestone Books, India
ISBN 978-81-903270-2-2

Paperback, printed on art paper
Pages 277
Size 5.5”x 8.5” / 14 x 21.8 cm
Weight 450 gm / 15.9 oz

Price US$ 19.95
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Price in India: Rs.995
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About the Author

The guidebook's writer, Partha S Banerjee, is a journalist, travel writer and photographer for whom the Himalayas has been a lifelong passion. His walking guidebooks on the Everest, Annapurna and Langtang regions of Nepal and the Markha Valley and Zanskar in Ladakh are popular with trekkers. With a master's in physics from Delhi University, his interests include astronomy, history, international politics and cartography.


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