We at CESI Inc. want to encourage you to come to Ladakh for a trek in the Indian Himalayas! My name is Guy Pierce and I founded Cultural Education Services International back in 2000. Our goal has been to build bridges between peoples by fostering understanding of cultures. This can only happen as we are exposed to one another and have the opportunity to interact. We decided to come to Ladakh in 2001 and have encouraged groups to come and do treks, to do sightseeing tours, and to volunteer in schools and villages while at the same time learning about Ladakhi culture and sharing their own. We have had a number of groups come from the United States and Europe who have thoroughly enjoyed their time there.
Since our arrival in Ladakh, we have partnered with Shahid Latif and Yasmin Trek and Tour in Leh city. We have been immensely impressed with their service and care for our groups. It starts with being picked up from the airport and transported to Grant Yasmin Hotel where all our groups stay. The rooms are simple and nice, the courtyard quiet, the service fantastic. In fact, our groups rated the accommodations and service there an average of 4 out of 5 stars.
Next, we received expert help from Shahid and his staff in preparing our trips and treks, no matter what kind they were – from sightseeing to attending festivals to difficult treks. They prepared transportation and food for these trips, as well as donkeys and guides for the treks. The guides were knowledgeable and dependable and fun to trek with. Our groups consistently commented on how personable and professional they were. In addition, they helped immediately in the unfortunate event of high altitude sickness or other health issues.
We have enjoyed our relationship with Yasmin Trek and Tour and are confident that you would too. We unreservedly recommend them for a memorable trip in the enchanting mountains of North India..
Founder of CESI Inc.