This is the fully revised third edition of Charlie Loram's practical guide to low-impact trekking in this high altitude region of northwest India. The spectacular natural landscape of immense mountains, wild deserts and deep gorges, combined with a thriving Tibetan-Buddhist culture makes Ladakh (Little Tibet) one of the most fascinating destinations in the Himalaya. 72 detailed trekking maps - Comprehensive trail descriptions and 72 maps covering both classic and lesser-known routes throughout: Central and Western Ladakh; Nubra; Rupshu; Zanskar; also includes Stok Kangri trekking peak. All the practical information you need - planning your trip and getting to Ladakh from North America, Europe, Australasia and other parts of Asia; arranging a trek - whatever your style of trekking, from a short backpacking trip to a fully-guided expedition; health and mountain safety; history, culture and language. Minimum impact for maximum insight - how to travel with sensitivity and awareness through a fragile region Plus - City guides to Leh, Delhi, and Manali.