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The classic Lamayuru-Padum-Darcha trek takes you to this magical Shangrila: the trail crosses seven mountain passes to reach the vast Zanskar valley, and then an eighth to negotiate the mighty Himalayas.

Milestone Himalayan Series' Zanskar is a comprehensive illustrated handbook for this classic trek with a detailed 1:150,000 foldout map and over 80 color photographs.

The three-week trek can be done in two stages and the guide comes packed with exhaustive day-by-day description of both the stages:
Lamayuru - Padum
Padum - Darcha

There is, in addition, practical advice on planning and organizing the trek with a chapter on how to tackle medical emergencies.

Plus background reading on the people of Zanskar -- their culture and history -- and an introduction to Tibetan Buddhism, the religion they mostly practice.

 
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Zanskar
Trekking Maps and Complete Guide
by Partha S Banerjee


Published in 2009
by Milestone Books, India

ISBN 978-81-903270-4-6

 
Paperback, printed on art paper
Pages 82
Size 5.5" x 10.5" / 14 x 26.7 cm
Weight 250 gm / 8.8 oz

Price US $ 11.25
(plus Shipping & Handling)
Price in India Rs. 495
(plus Rs 100 for Shipping & Handling)
 
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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. Based in Calcutta, India, he has trekked all across the Himalayas, from Ladakh to Himachal and Uttarkhand, from Nepal to Sikkim and Arunachal, usually accompanied by his wife Shoma, and occasionally his sister Shuvra.



 

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