— Spiti and Kinnaur, recently opened regions southeast of Ladakh. Buddhist monasteries of Spiti; colourful mix of Hindu and Buddhist people in Kinnaur, including the annual “Festival of Flowers” — Dharamsala, home of the Tibetan government-in-exile. Trekking north across the high peaks of the Dhauladhar Range
— Manali and Shimla, mountain towns/hill stations
— Houseboats on Dal Lake in Srinigar
LADAKH (story package)
— Buddhist culture, monasteries and villages along the Indus Valley; Hemis Festival; Lamayuru Monastery; trekking with horses in Zanskar and the Rupshu area
–Ttrek from Lachen to Nepal Gap (beneath Kangchenjunga); attempt to climb the lovely Mt Siniolchu; trek to Dzongri on south side of Kangchenjunga in the Kangchenjunga National Park; Kagyat cham (masked) dances at Rumtek Monastery; capital of Gangtok.
— Trekking in the Garwhal area near Josimath; Hindu pilgrim destinations of Rishikesh and Badrinath.
— The hill resort of Darjeeling