13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Sunset tour, Ladakh

Tourists take a tour of the sand dunes on rare double humped camels, at Hunder, Nubra Valley. The camels provide lively hood for a small sect of tribal people people and also for themselves, by providing short rides. Nubra Vallley is home to giant sand dunes of Ladakh, India, reached after a long drive over one of highest passes in the world, Khardung-la at 5359 Mts.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2013
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: Hunder, India
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Copyright: © Shikharesh Das