Homestays offer you a unique opportunity to stay with, and
share the culture of Ladakhi people in remote villages,
while trekking through rugged habitat of the endangered
snow leopard. It allows you to enjoy the rhythm of life in
hamlets where farming and livestock herding has been the
way of life for centuries. These homestays are offered
along trekking routes in Sham, Hemis National Park and
for a Himalayan homestay, you help local people generate
income from tourism activities in their areas. This
additional income helps in many ways; Increase local
communities stake in conserving wildlife, Support local
conservation actions that protect cultural and natural
heritage (10% of the Homestay proceeds go to a village
conservation fund supports activities like garbage
management, tree plantation, better animal husbandry practices, restoration of cultural features
like Mani walls.
Homestay Guest in Traditional
provide you a clean, comfortable room (with candle or solar
light), furnished in Ladakhi style, traditional Ladakhi meals,
cooked hygienically, using eco friendly methods, boiled spring
water to drink, a clean dry compositing toilet and local nature
guides in some of the villages.
trekking routes are: Sham route takes you along the villages of
Tarutse, Yangthang tokpo, Ule, Hemis Shukpachan and Ang.
through Hemis National park goes through Rumbak, Urutse, over
the Gandala Pass, down to Shingo, Skyu Kaya and across the
Zanskar River to Chilling.
route commences after a drive to Padum and takes you through
Karsha, Pishu and Pidmo along the Zanskar River.
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