An hour’s drive from Leh is located the magnificent golden statue of Buddha in the beautiful village of Likir situated at 3,651 m altitude. This village is also home to the last potter of Ladakh- Lamchung Tsepail, who is carrying forward the 1000-year-old legacy of clay pottery. This hand-built art began in this region after...Read More
The concept of a homestay—where travellers choose to live in a local home instead of a hotel—first appeared in the 1950s, when Bob Luitweiler founded Servas International, a non-profit promoting travel for interracial and international peace. In the decades that followed, the homestay economy fast evolved into a multi-billion-dollar industry, providing a multitude of experiences...Read More
Mountain Homestays had its first Apricot trail in August 2016 which took us to village Tsogsty. The village surprised us with it’s lush green apple and apricot farms but our discovery was this 65 year old copper artisan named Thetan Wangyal, one of the last few metal artisans left in Ladakh. Copper metalworking is an...Read More
Anubhuti Varshney, Sept 2016 Jullay people! someone told me last year that no one can go to Ladakh only once and never told me why. I now know why and cannot explain to anyone. There is something inexplicably magnetic about the place. When I landed in Leh, the first feeling was, ohh … these mountains...Read More
-Gagan, October 2016 Our copper trail trek took us to some very unique villages of Ladakh where the artisans still practice the age old copper art of Ladakh. Our trip started from visit to the mesmerizing Pangong Tso lake. We also visited a couple of unique villages. Our trek then took us to our first...Read More
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