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Mountaineering challenges in the Indian Himalaya and East Karakoram profiled by Economic Times

Rimo Expeditions was quoted in a feature article in The Economic Times recently with the provocative headline “Why India lost out to Nepal, Pakistan, China in mountain adventure.” In the article Yangdu said: India still has the maximum number of … Continue reading

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Playing polo in Leh at start of Ladakh Festival

Polo originated in Persia (Iran) and was introduced to Ladakh, where it is hugely popular today, from neighbouring Baltistan around the 15th century. In Ladakh, every major village has a polo ground and the game is an integral part of … Continue reading

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A chance to go rafting down the Brahmaputra in the land of the rising sun

It’s hard to raft and kayak the upper Brahmaputra River as we plan to in early December, some of the world’s best whitewater, without thinking of an early Sikkimese explorer and British spy named Khintup who tried valiantly to trace … Continue reading

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Our rafting season on the Ganga River, the home of some of the best whitewater rafting in India, has begun

India has some of the best whitewater rafting to offer and the always popular weekend on the Ganga at our camp near Rishikesh, is one of the best ways to experience it.

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A photographic journey of whitewater rafting down the Zanskar River in Ladakh

Some photos from an expedition we, at Rimo Expeditions, handled earlier in August that is described in an post labelled Whitewater rafting down the Zanskar River in Ladakh, the Grand Canyon of Asia, with Rimo Expeditions

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Experiencing the thrill of mountain biking in Ladakh with Rimo Expeditions

Mountain biking in Ladakh is a thrilling experience like none other. That’s exactly what this group of Spanish cyclists experienced on a recent nine day journey across the heart of Ladakh which started and ended in Leh, the capital of … Continue reading

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A rare rainbow over Leh, Ladakh delights

A rainbow is beautiful anywhere in the world, especially so in Leh, Ladakh, a beautiful but harsh high mountain desert landscape. That’s why the rare sighting of a rainbow over Leh which rarely sees any rainfall thrilled Ladakhis and tourists … Continue reading

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The Ladakh season has started

A remote Ladakhi village  Flying into Ladakh provides some stunning views of a harsh but beautiful mountain desert landscape. Here are a few photos taken on the Delhi-Leh flight, showing how irrigation channels can bring life to a barren land. … Continue reading

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