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Ladakh, India

Immerse in Ladakh's
Cultural Heritage & Natural Beauty

Ladakh, India is one of Global Family Travels favorite destinations, and we have taken travelers to this remarkable place for over 14 years to immerse and learn from the compassionate people of Ladakh. From its stunning scenery surrounded by two mountain ranges, and a rich cultural heritage deeply rooted in Tibetan Buddhism and Central Asian influences, it has a captivating blend of spirituality, art, and traditions that have been preserved and passed down through generations. 

If none of these trips below work for you, contact us to help you plan a custom adventure to our favorite place on earth - Ladakh, India! Be sure to see our #GivingTuesday promotion for trips to Ladakh that support our partner, the Siddhartha School Partnership.

Ladakh, India: A Custom Adventure to Connect to Nature & Community

Immerse in the Ladakhi communal culture and gain a deep understanding of the Buddhist culture and traditions of this stunning region!  This journey of culturally immersive experiences that dive deep into Ladakhi culture at centuries-old monasteries, heritage homes, traditional markets and crafts workshops. Optional trek is offered too!

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Regenerating Spirit

and Nature:

A Wellness Retreat in Ladakh

Ladakh, India is the perfect location for authentic regenerative travel and a wellness-emphasized journey! Join us in 2024, and learn human and landscape healing modalities through Buddhist cultural rituals and workshops, we will enjoy immersive experiences in sacred and healing spaces with monks, nuns, musicians, artists, Amchi-Tibetan doctors, shamans, yogis, and other important spiritual leaders.  

With Djazia Belle facilitating, you will enjoy daily retreat activities, including a morning routine to uplift your spirit through intention, movement, and meditation aligned with yoga and qigong principles. 

Trip Dates: July 4-14, 2024

A Textile Adventure
of Ladakh's
Cultural Heritage & History

As a vital stop for Silk Road merchants and traders, Ladakh, India is home to generations of artisans creating exquisite garments, furnishings, and liturgical items from an array of fibers.  

In partnership with the Ladakh Arts and Media Organization, this uniquely curated adventure provides hands-on, immersive learning opportunities with local artisans, shepherds, conservationists, and religious leaders. Explore ancient temples, royal halls, nomadic camps, and the bustling bazaar filled with handmade garments, furnishings, and liturgical items created from an array of fibers.

Connect the common threads and unique characteristics of Ladakh's story with your own and join us in Ladakh!

Trip Dates: Summer 2025, Date TBD

(with optional extension to Kashmir!)

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A Sacred Pilgrimage with Buddhist Nuns

What does it mean to live into the vows of a Tibetan Buddhist Nun? Join Global Family Travels on a journey to Ladakh, India, for a Sacred Pilgrimage with Buddhist Nuns and learn first-hand.  With Venerable Tenzin Dasel as our Trip Leader and spiritual guide, and by supporting the good deeds of the Nuns at the Ladakh Nuns Association,  we will learn about the commitment of Ladakhi nuns and how they nurture their communities and the local environment. 

Trip dates: Summer, 2024 or 2025


Learn more on our recorded Travel Session

​A Social Impact Photo Adventure in Ladakh, India

Explore the rich cultural heritage and beauty of Ladakh, India while learning photography and visual storytelling skills from Merrill Images.


In partnership with the Ladakh Arts & Media Organization (LAMO), we will also help showcase the vital work of Ladakhi non-profits that are preserving cultural heritage and fostering sustainable development.


Trip Dates:  Summer, 2026 

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