Kashmir

Kashmir Travel Guide

Specializes in handmade Ladakhi and Tibetan jewelry and antique headdresses.

A network of chic homestay accommodations in the Indus Valley, reached by hiking, rafting, or driving. The premise—a rather singular one in India—is to invite visitors to immerse themselves comfortably in a traditional culture that has, for the most part, never been accessible to them before.

The former seat of the royal family, built in the 17th century, offers panoramic views of Leh and its surroundings.

A bookshop filled with travel guides, maps, and limited-edition photographic essays.

Founded in 2002 by acclaimed travel writer Jonny Bealby, Wild Frontiers is an award-winning adventure travel company offering small group tours and tailor-made holidays to destinations across the globe.

A treasure trove of affordable silver and Tibetan beads, as well as vintage trunks costing up to $4,000.