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Himachal Pradesh: Spiti Valley

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Chandra Taal: Spiti Valley, Himachal Pradesh

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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 forbidding peaks, with the "passes" at elevations of 3.5-4k meters (13k-15k ft) above sea level.  Contributor Pixeldo.com 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

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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

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Contributor Harry713 created this stunning drone video of India's 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 believed to be the world's fifth largest religion by followers.

Mountain Lake in Himachal Pradesh

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Up in the Himalayas | Frozen Lake | India

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Check out this stunning drone video of a frozen lake high in the Himalayan Mountains of Northern India, compliments of contributor prtzy.  The lake sits at an altitude of about 4.5k meters, or around 15k ft.  It's situated in Himachal Pradesh, one of the main states of Northern India.  This is in the Western Himalayas, which is the western half of the great mountain chain that divides the Indian Subcontinent from the rest of Asia.  The video was filmed with a DJI Mavic Pro 2 drone. 

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 country, south of the state of Jammu & Kashmir.  

The Parvati Valley, Himachal Pradesh

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The Magical Valley - Parvati Valley

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Check out this stunning drone video from the mountains of Northern India, compliments of UK07FPV.  The video was filmed during a ten day trek along the Parvati Valley in the state of Himachal Pradesh.  The valley runs eastwards from the point where the Rivers Parvati and Beas converge.  The 130 km (around 80 mi.) journey features the characteristically spectacular scenery of the Himalayas region, including steep gorges, waterfalls, and towering mountains of up to 6.4k meters (around 21k ft.).

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

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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

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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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The Terraces Kanatal - Brand Film

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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

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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.  

Rishikesh: World's Yoga Capital

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Kriya Yoga Ashram Rishikesh, India

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While the exact geographic birthplace of yoga is a matter of historical debate, it's generally accepted that the practice originated in Northern India.  With the rapid spread of yoga to Western countries in recent years, yoga enthusiasts have been traveling to the region in increasing numbers.  In this drone video by MIAPVIDEOS, you'll get a bird's eye view of one of the most popular yoga destinations - the city of Rishikesh in the state of Uttarakhand.  It's known informally as the Yoga Capital of the World.  

Himalayan Foothills in Uttarakhand

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Mukteshwar Hills - Indian Himalayas

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Check out this beautiful drone video from the foothills of the Himalaya Mountains in Northern India, compliments of contributor prtzy.  The hills are located in and around the town of Mukteshwar, in the Nainital district of the state of Uttarakhand, not far from the border with Nepal.  Variously called the Mukteweshar Hills and the Kumaon Hills, they reach an elevation of around 2.3k meters or around 7.5k ft.  They are considered foothills of the Western Himalayas, home of many of the world's highest mountains.  

DJI Spark Footage of Himachal Pradesh

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Land of Gods

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Located in the Himalayan mountains, Himachal Pradesh is one of the states of North India.  It's known for its scenic mountain towns and resorts, as well as its mountain activities like trekking, climbing, and skiing areas. Himachal Pradesh also has a very strong Tibetan presence, with many Buddhist temples and monasteries, in part because it is host to the Dalai Lama. Drone pilot leopaulcj brings us the “land of Gods” via his DJI Spark in this aerial video. 

Motorycle Trip Through Ladakh

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Overland Ladakh - Moto trip in the Himalayas

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Ladakh is one of the northernmost territories of India.  Most of the state is covered by a plateau surrounded by various sub-ranges of the Himalayan Mountains.  In recent decades, Ladakh has caught the attention of the worldwide motorcycle trekking community, who have been drawn to some of the world's highest driveable passes.  You can see what it's all about with this video by victor michaud, which combines drone and ground-camera footage to record a biking trip through this remote and beautiful land.  

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