Explore Himalayan North

The Himalayan North region comprises the two states and two union territories of India at the northernmost Himalayan mountains: Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh and Uttarakhand. Eastern parts of Himalayan India are in the northern sections of Eastern India and North-Eastern India, which have their own regional articles.

Himachal Pradesh
A pleasant, laid back, predominantly Hindu state, with a Tibetan refugee population; popular with tourists.

Jammu and Kashmir
With its mountains and lakes, this is a popular destination with travellers, although the conflict escalation between Pakistan and India has decreased its popularity.

city near mountain under blue sky during daytime
city near mountain under blue sky during daytime
green and brown wooden house on lake near snow covered mountain during daytime
green and brown wooden house on lake near snow covered mountain during daytime
black motorcycle parked near lake during daytime
black motorcycle parked near lake during daytime
Ladakh
Ladakh was an independent kingdom for centuries and still with its own culture. Offering much in the way of sightseeing, and trekking it's not to be missed.
Uttarakhand
The source of the Ganges, it has a number of pilgrimage sites.
people walking on street near brown concrete building during daytime
people walking on street near brown concrete building during daytime