Things to Do in Northern India + The Himalayas

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

Best for: Tigers, wild elephants (as opposed to the ones you can ride), crocodiles, 600 species of birds... Read More

Best for: One-horned rhinoceros, tigers, (wild) elephants, wild buffalo, monitor lizards, and water birds like the bar-headed goose, grey-headed lapwing... Read More

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

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

Best for: Tigers, water buffalo, rhinos, (wild) elephants, golden langur, (a rare orange-furred monkey), Bengal florican (an endangered two-foot-tall... Read More

After traversing the Tibetan Plateau, the Yarlung Tsangpo River becomes the mighty Siang of northern India. It is there, in the state of Arunachal... Read More

A network of chic homestay accommodations in the Indus Valley, reached by hiking, rafting, or driving. The premise—a rather singular one in India... Read More

Specializes in handmade Ladakhi and Tibetan jewelry and antique headdresses. Read More

Founded in 2002 by acclaimed travel writer Jonny Bealby, Wild Frontiers is an award-winning adventure travel company offering small group tours and... Read More

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