Discover Top Bird's Eye Views of Northern India

Himachal Pradesh: Spiti Valley
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Chandra Taal: Spiti Valley, Himachal Pradesh


Spiti is a valley in the Indian Himalayan mountains.  It lies in the state of Himachal Pradesh, near the border with Tibet.  The valley is surrounded by mountains, with the "passes" at elevations of 3.5-4k meters (13k-15k ft).  Contributor created a series of similar drone videos in different villages of the valley, such as the one shown here.  Each begins with a "pull out" shot revealing the extent of the massive valley and the towering peaks which surround it. 

Jammu & Kashmir: Ladakh Valley
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Expedition India 2017: Srinagar, Sonamag, Nubra, and Leh


For an epic adventure vacation, it's hard to beat an adventure race through the mountains of Kashmir in India.  Contributor Paintfly used ground and drone footage to capture an adventure race through the Ladakh Valley.  Ladakh is in India's northern reaches, in the state of Jammu and Kashmir.  The race includes multiple categories such as Trekking, Rafting, Mountain Biking, and Rope Work.  It also includes time for altitude acclimation, definitely a must in these parts of the world!  

Punjab: Armistar Temple
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Golden Temple, Amritsar


Contributor Harry713 created this stunning drone video of the Golden Temple, one of the most sacred places in the Sikh religion.  It's in the city of Amritsar, in the Punjab region of northwestern India.  The temple was built in the 16th century and suffered significant damage over the years from those hostile to the Sikh religion.  Sikhism is a monotheistic creed which originated in the Punjab region in the 15th century and is the world's fifth largest religion by followers.

Motorcycle Trip in the Himalaya's
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Biker's Paradise in India

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The Indian state of Himachal Pradesh in the northern part of the country was the scene of an epic 18 day motorcycle trip by a group of Brazilian bikers.  Contributor Drone Fella was able to film portions of the trip with a drone.  The result is this epic video which features extensive bird's eye views of the Royal Enfield motorcycles tearing through the countryside of the Himalayan foothills.  Himachal Pradesh is in the north-central part of the state, south of Jammu & Kashmir.  

Wind Farm in Himachal Pradesh
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Pawan Chakki Windfarm: Himachal Pradesh

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With India's electricity supply heavily dependent on polluting coal-fired power plants, the country has been growing its windpower generating base.  While there are numerous constraints related to finding available land in suitable wind zones, gigantic turbines have been popping up throughout the nation; the country was #4 in installed capacity in 2016.  Brand Icon Studios used a drone to film one of these installations, the Pawan Chaki Wind Farm.  It's in the state of Himachal Pradesh in the country's northern region.  

Spiti Valley's Famous Monastery
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Key Monastery: Spiti Valley, Himachal Pradesh


Contributor PixelDo created this epic drone video of one of the world's most famous Tibetan Buddhist monasteries.  Key Monastery is situated in the Spiti Valley in the state of Himachal Pradesh in northern India.  It's in the foothills of the Himalayas, at an altitude of over 4.1k meters (almost 13.7k ft.).  Believed to have been built in the 11th century, it's the largest monastery in the Spiti Valley, which served as the conduit for the spread of Buddhism from its birthplace in Tibet into India.

Ganges River in Uttarakhand
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Dronie from the Ganga (Ganges) River, Uttarakhand


The great Ganges (Ganga) River is amongst the 3-4 most important rivers in the world, although in terms of length it's a distant #35 at just over 2.5km (1.56 mi.).  It rises in the Himalaya's and runs through the North Indian Plain before breaking into distributories that empty into the Bay of Bengal. Passing through the most holy sites in Hinduism, it's considered sacred in the third largest religion.  In this video, you'll get an aerial look at the river nearer its source, compliments of contributor Miapvideos.

Resort in Kanatal, Uttarakhand
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Contributor yatiphotography created this magnificent promotional video for a spa resort in northern India.  The Terraces is located near the town of Kanatal, which lies in the west-central part of the state of Uttarakhand.  One of India's smallest states, Uttarakhand lies to the east of Himachal Pradesh and to the north of Uttar Pradesh, out of which it was carved around the turn of the 20th century.  It's a mountainous province, bordering the Chinese province of Tibet to the north.  

Top Ski Resort in Jammu & Kashmir
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Freeride in Gulmarg


Gulmarg is home to one of India's top ski resorts.  It's in the northern state of Jammu & Kashmir, not far from the Pakistani border.  Situated in the middle of one of the world's most notorious political flashpoints, the area's tourism traffic has at times been affected by the level of military tension between India and Pakistan.  As these tension have (generally) subsided in recent years, Gulmarg has come into its own.  In this drone video by Rocannon, you can see these amazing Himalayan ski runs from above.  


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Drone SHOWREEL 2017